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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
At the Honeyberry Farm in Bagley, Carla Weideman learned how to use a juicer/steamer to extract elderberry juice. Adding some cinnamon and cloves to the process produces a delicious, healthy drink which can be served hot or cold.
By Carla Weideman With visions of elderberries dancing in my head, I packed up my car with all my necessities and a good pair of hiking shoes and drove four plus hours northwest from Minneapolis 'til I reached a little gravel driveway leading to The Honeyberry Farm. I was off on a great farming...
As an incentive for the students raising money for the Clearwater Christmas Project, Bagley High School Principal David Gooch allowed the winning classroom to shave his head during the December 21 assembly.  Mrs. O’Beirne’s eighth grade class earned the honor and gathered around to watch their classmate Kyle Baumann trim the first locks of hair from their principal.
Bagley High School held an assembly on Thursday, December 21 to celebrate the success of BHS Student Council community service project - collecting toys and raising money for the Clearwater Christmas Project!   A check for $1536.65 was presented along with 17 toys that were collected.  The...
“Hallelujah Song Christmas” with unique music on glasses filled with various amounts of water was played by the FHL Academy. Included in the musical group were Elizabeth Becket, Rosie Cassibo, Carter Knutson, Dwayne Knutson,  Elisabeth Paavola, Iris Paavola and JoyPaavola.
Friday, December 1 kicked off the Christmas season in Gonvick. Clear Waters Life Center renewed the annual Holiday Showcase that had been held in the Gonvick School gym in the 90’s. It featured dinner and local talent and that is what happened on December 1.  They had an assortment of traditional...
Senator Rod Skoe.
Senator Rod Skoe was awarded the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) 99th Annual Meeting. Recognition was given during the Friday night awards banquet on November 17 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington. This is the most prestigious award...


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