Schoolhouse Grocery – Craig and Tamera Anderson, Tom Anderson, NMF Board Member
Bemidji, MN – May 15, 2015 – Since 1993, the Foundation has recognized the contributions of individuals and organizations in northwest Minnesota. Sixty-nine excellence awards have been given, which includes an unrestricted grant from the Foundation to the nonprofit of the recipients’ choice. This...
It’s almost hard to believe that five years have passed since Gully celebrated its centennial.  The Gully 100 Committee met recently and decided that they didn’t want to wait another hundred years to celebrate together again.   It is in that spirit that the town of Gully will celebrate its 105th...
Remember the kids who came home in a bag....
As my rotor winds down and comes to a stop, so does my career as a helicopter pilot. I have flown helicopters for 47 years and I am still alive. This has more to do with the angel on my shoulder than any input from me. The helicopter is a machine that theoretically shouldn’t fly, but in reality it...
Olivia Basinger, Morgan Basinger, Lainey Fawver and Emma Fawver were very happy to model the dresses made in the 1980’s.
Mothers, daughters and friends were treated to a brunch and style show at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Clearbrook. The event was held on Saturday, May 2 with clothing being modeled starting in the 1910’s.    Various fashions from long skirts to mini skirts and many different styles were...
Connie Nelson showing some of her work as Showcase Artist at Gallery North for May.
Gallery North of Bemidji  is featuring Connie Nelson as Showcase Artist. The Clearbrook rosemaler had her rosemaled products on display for an Open House on May 1.  Rosemaking is a decorative painting on wood that originated in the rural areas of Norway. Many designs and shapes are used in the hand...
Inter-County Community Council is celebrating 50 years of serving Clearwater, Pennington Red Lake and East Polk counties.  ICCC is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency that was organized in April of 1965 by a group of local people to combat poverty. We will be sharing a story every week...
Displaying her beautiful Quilts of Valor quilt, that will be given to a local serviceman or woman is Kathryn Carver. The quilt was quilted by Colette Fish.
McIntosh Heritage & Arts Center hosted the annual Swing into Spring Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 25th. By all accounts the morning was a success, pancakes and sausages (from Neil’s Quality Meats), coffee and orange or apple juice were enjoyed by many for a freewill donation.  Some...
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed May, 2015 as Community Action Month. The goal is to highlight Community Action Agency’s role in helping low-income families move out of poverty to achieve economic security. Community Action Agencies serve 20 million people annually in communities...
Front row: Mikayla Vesledahl, Jenna Wiersma, Indiana Nornes, Megan Espeseth, Jessica Kasprzak, Maggie Spry, Megan Kangas, Kaysee Mandt. Back Row:  Amanda Farrell, Madison McKeever, Kelsey Knutson, Austin Tadman, Zachary Plante, Zac Tradewell, Hannah Wiersma, and Brittany Rolf.
The WEM National Honor Society Chapter held their induction ceremony April 29th, 2015 to honor outstanding WEM High School students. More than just an honor roll, National Honor Society serves to honor students who have demonstrated excellence in areas of scholarship,leadership, service and...
 Several of Chad Schmitz’s classmates from Lafayette High School’s class of 1991 attended last Saturday’s benefit, including, front row from left: Fay (Cassavant) Struthers, Patti (Hofius) Grandstrand, Schmitz, Jennifer (Riendeau) Schallberg and Lynette Schmidt. Back row: Kirk Fontaine, Joe Marcotte, Paul LaPlante, Glen Marcotte, Scott Gervais, Chris Huot, Chris Derosier and Nicky (Demarais) Overgaard.
A benefit for Chad Schmitz, who was diagnosed in April of 2012 with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, was held at the America Legion Club in Red Lake Falls. Linda Schultz and Nancy Hofstad organized the event, which was a huge success thanks to the generosity of many people who helped...


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