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Karen Busch, Owner of Paws Hoofs Claws.
02/20/2018
After a teaching career of 25 years, Karen Busch decided to start a new business- Paws Hoofs Claws near Mentor. This new business venture provides care and exercise for small and large animals. In-home visits allow the animal to stay at their homes. Busch will visit for an hour at breakfast and an...
Kent Bergerson, on the right, Oklee Fire Department Chief presented a plaque to the Gonvick American Legion for their work during the Firemen’s Blizzard Bonanza for frying fish. Accepting the award made by Deer Park Creations were Michael Okstad, Carlie Coulter, LeRoy Sundquist, Louise Sundquist, Alice Okstad, Candace Coulter and Eldin Okstad.
02/13/2018
The Gonvick Legion was honored during the Blizzard Bonanza. That was part of the Oklee Firemen’s Annual fund raiser. The Gonvick Legion was presented with a wooden plaque, made by Deer Park Creations, for their help in this event last year and also for cooking the walleye for the dinner. The...
02/13/2018
The Lengby Fosston Knightriders Snowmobile Club will be having their 4th annual Spring Shoot-Out Radar Runs on Saturday, March 10. Registration starts at 9:00 am. Racing will be from 10:00 am through 4:00 pm. $10 gate fee. The races will be on Ouff Lake which is 2 miles west of Fosston on Hwy 2...
Damen Bakke runs his sled out of the fuel stop, you must walk/run beside the sled while in the fuel stop for safety reasons. Photo credit Mandi Bakke.
02/13/2018
The USXC’s legendary I-500 came through the area on February 10th with a few local racers entered. David Bakke of Gonvick, competed in his second I-500, the first being in 1978 from Winnipeg to St. Paul. Gunner Arlaud of Gonvick, competed in his third I-500 also racing in 2013 and 2014. Damen Bakke...
Andy Storbeck on his Polaris taking off from the fuel stop in Gonvick. He ended up in fifth place in the Sport 600 Stock, 8:28:34.642. First place was Brandon Wolter, Polaris, 7:48:47.652; second place Derek Frie, Polaris, 7:55:37.767; third place Quenton Grant, Skidoo, 8:14:26.317; fourth place Mitch Sebastian, Arctic Cat, 8:19:03.073. Photo credit Dick Richards.
02/13/2018
The 2018 Christian Brothers Automotive Group I-500 Race from Thief River Falls to Bemidji was held Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 8-10.  Due to the lack of snow from Winnipeg to the border, Day 1 and 2, Feb. 8 and 9, started and ended at the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls. The route was...
Nathan Preuss (left) will be taking over for Lloyd Godtland (after his retirement) at Gully Tri Coop Association.
02/06/2018
Lloyd Godtland will be honored on his last day of work at the Gully Tri-Coop on Friday, February 16. They will have cake, donuts and coffee from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at the Fertilizer plant on “Lloyd’s Retirement Day”.  Lloyd has worked there for 38 years starting in the spring of 1980. At that...
Pictured L to R, front row; Brooke Hendrickx, Addison Magill, Logan Ellingson, Molly Kroeger. Back row; Coach Ann Kolthoff, Justin Ringkob, Morgan Busack, Coach Danielle Evers, Animal Science Department head Dr. Cassidy. The team placing 3rd at The National Western Stock Show and Rodeo. Photos submitted.
01/30/2018
By Alethea Kenney Brooke Hendrickx will be at the 4th Annual Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Farming Event February 17 in Fosston at the New Journey Church, where she will talk about wool and judge fleeces.  Brooke grew up on the farm where she worked hand in hand with her dad raising and lambing out...
Lori and Wayne Wolden are 2 of the 10,000 chosen volunteers to host the 2018 Super Bowl.
01/30/2018
This coming week-January 28th through February 4th- there will be numerous pre-game activities happening in downtown Minneapolis. Because of all the activities, the NFL has chosen 10,000 volunteers to assist them with the tasks of welcoming the large number of tourists expected to arrive for the...
Front from left: Crissy Otting, Katie Becker 4-H Program Coordinator, Kyra Jogenson. Back from left: Colton Jorgenson, Katrina Evenwoll, Kirah Otting, Kaleb Tronnes, Brooke Haman, Briann Tronnes, and Sarah Reichert.
01/16/2018
Crissy Otting of Bagley has received the 2018 Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year Award. The award is given to an individual who has volunteered for 4-H less than 10 years and selected from nominees across the state. She was presented with the award at the annual Clearwater...
The cabin, on a lake in Erskine, Minn., started as an area for outdoor cooking.
01/09/2018
By Linda Peterson Driving on our half-mile cow trail of a driveway, we started developing our land as a gathering place on a lake in Erskine, Minnesota. Our first building was called Kamp Kitchen. It started as a outdoor screen area to cook and to keep the bugs off. It came together little by...

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