Pastor John Merseth, Sr. (Audubon), Pastor Jeff Merseth (Oklee), Pastor Gene Lilienthal (Lengby), Pastor Nick Protsch (EGF), Pastor Michael Lilienthal (Iola, Wisconsin).
A beautiful September Sunday was the perfect setting for the installation of Reverend Gene Lilienthal as Pastor of the Lengby Lutheran Parish.  The installation took place at 4:30 pm on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Bagley.  Serving as liturgist was Reverend Jeff...
Ron and Marian Vold of Pinewood stopped by the David Mast residence to see how the threshing operation of the specialty grain was going. Power for the threshing machine was from an old tractor shown behind the Vold’s.
Threshing grain is separating the loosened chaff from the grain.  Today it is done mostly by a combine which can harvest, thresh and winnow the grain while it is in the field. The large machines that are used can automatically thresh and separate the grain and puts it into a grain wagon that is...
A variety of motorcycles and trikes are lined up and getting ready for the Clearwater County Veterans Memorial Ride.
On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, motorcyclists of every age and background met at the Bagley American Legion in the morning for snacks, juice, coffee and great conversation. There was time to admire the variety of bikes and trikes and meet old friends and make new ones. The ride kicked off after a...
She wasn’t going to let that dress stop her from getting on that tractor! This little one was among the many kids who participated in the Kiddie Tractor Pull at the Grygla Fall Festival last weekend. Look for more pictures in the "Image Gallery".
The theme of the Grygla Fall Festival this year was “Lots to Be Seen in 2015!”. The event was held August 28-30, 2015. Over 40 entries pleased the crowd on Saturday, August 29th. You can view more photos in the Image Gallery.
King and Queen for the 40th annual Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Show were Earl and Jeannine Hemmerich of Nisswa. They were driven in Everett Willberg’s restored red Cadillac. Earls father Roy set up the saw mill and later donated the land and the mill to the Pioneer grounds which has been a working display for many years.
Despite the weather many people showed up for the 40th anniversary of the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Show that was held on August 21 to 23. History comes alive with all the activities that take place on the show grounds on the north entrance of Itasca Park. There are tractors of all sizes...
Red  Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki about to cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony at the Red Lake Nation College and the Government Center buildings in Red Lake. To his right Red Lake District Rep. Roman “Ducker” Stately and on his left Tribal Treasurer Annette Johnson.
As the blessing, opening prayer and drum ceremony took place at the new Red Lake Nation Capitol building a young eagle soared overhead. Red Lake Nation spiritual advisor Eugene Stillday spoke of a vision of an eagle that came to him in a dream. He thought it was a premonition that it should appear...
A Minnesota drug investigation in Fosston has lead to the arrest of five people in Fosston, including two sisters.They were arrested with more than $350 worth of methamphetamine last Tuesday, August 11.  Four of the five individuals were charged with drug crimes in Polk County District Court and...
A hen with an RFID leg band, which doesn’t work all the time due to the chickens. “I can’t teach the chickens to wave their ankles at the RFID reader,” says Nelson.
Editors Note: Ann is the daughter of Connie and Glen Nelson of Clearbrook. Ann lives in New Mexico where her project is located. Information and photos are from the Intel Free Press. A Tech Newspaper. While homes are slowly adopting the Internet of Things, clever makers have wired up their urban...
Farm By The Lake “Smashing the Car” was great fun and a huge success at the Clearwater County Fair in Bagley on Sunday Aug. 9th! All ages were stopping by to take a swing at the car.  $352 dollars was raised to help with the cost of replacing the shower and tub in the Log Cabin. Watch for this...


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