Dan and Lurae Erickson enjoy taking part in car shows around the area. Here they are posing alongside their yellow 1970 Chevy Chevelle.
This year is the 9th Annual Classic Car Show for the Highway 2 Cruisers. There are three vehicles featured on the poster and t-shirts for this year’s event, and they are owned by Dan and Lurae Erickson of Clearbrook. The vehicles are a 1970 Chevelle, 1949 Chevy Pickup and a 1956 Chevy 210 Hardtop....
Edna Wraa showing her husband Gerald (WWII Vet) the print on his bench at the Clearbrook Memorial (Gerald is legally blind). Photos submitted.
One more bench has been added to the Clearbrook Veterans Memorial Park recently.  The Gerald Wraa family put in a bench to honor their father’s service during World War II. Ness Granite Works from Detroit Lakes put the bench in place. They had never put in a bench for a veteran who was present when...
Out at the bakery location, north of Gonvick, a sign has been erected.  This Mrs. Olson’s Lefse sign was a Christmas gift to the owners from their wonderful employees!   Mark Edevold and Tanya Tharaldson built the sign “shelter”, planted the flowers and added the Norwegian and U.S.A. flags.  Take a...
Mentor Farmers Market is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Barb Schulstad (market vendor: Schulstad 's Produce) is on the left.  Mary Bratrud, (market vendor: Lake Stuff & President of the Mentor Farmers Market) is on the right.
Mentor Farmers’ Market in Mentor, Minnesota is preparing to celebrate their TEN year anniversary in conjunction with their Customer Appreciation Day.  A date has been set for Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.   The Mentor Farmers Market proved successful over the last ten years and...
Photos submitted, may not show all team members and names are not in any particular order. Members of the Senior League Champion Rockies: Jesse Anderson, Cade Beaulieu, Alex Churness, Paul Dehate, Dave Dudley, Mason Erickson, Ben Goudge, Obadiah Hammer, Thomas Keena, Chase Lussier, Jackson Nelson, Durrel Pemberton, Dawson Quern, Isaac Schermerhorn, Nathan Weems, Coaches Chase Cobenais, Jimmy Jourdain.
Kloster League players, coaches and hundreds of fans were welcomed by a warm Northern Minnesota day for the 30th Kloster Park League World Series on Sunday, July 22nd at Clearbrook, MN. The day began with regular season awards given to each league or division champion and runner up. Before the...
Photo submitted, names are in no particular order and not all are pictured. Members of the 2018 Cadet World Series Champions Fosston Maroon: Aaron Norland, Cullen Norland, Markus Olson, Luke Sannes, Trevor Vig, Maverick Anderson, Brodie Sather, Will Christen, Ryne Duppong, Brecken Lavin, Justin Propst, Tanner Vig. Coach Austin Schmidt.
The Cadet League World Series was held on Wednesday, July 25th. Nine teams (Bagley, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Fertile-Beltrami Red, Fertile-Beltrami White, Fosston Maroon, Fosston White, Red Lake County Central, Red Lake Falls, Win-E-Mac) came to Kloster Park in Clearbrook to play for the 2018 Cadet...
Brothers Lowell and Don Ostenson set out to preserve the history of their family by taking part in moving the home of their Great Uncle Olaf and Aunt Marina Stardig from the original homestead claim in Knute Township to the Heritage Grounds in Fosston last Thursday morning.
This week a historic building was moved from Knute Township south of McIntosh to the East Polk County Heritage Grounds, located on the north side of Highway 2 on the east end of Fosston. The building was a log cabin home built by Olaf Stardig, a resident of the McIntosh community for over half a...
Lorraine and Rodney Rhen are the 2018 Button Honorees for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show that will be held August 17, 18 and 19th. The show is located adjacent to Itasca State Park at the north entrance.
It is that time again for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show. Events are going on each day of the show. There  is a parade starting at 1:00 pm all three days. Daily events also include Log Handling/Loading, Lumber Sawing/Planning, Threshing and Grain Handling, Shingle & Lath Making,...
Monroe Crossing will be performing Friday, September 7, 7:00 PM, Clear Waters Life Center, 226 Elm St. in Gonvick.
Coast to coast, Monroe Crossing is one of the best known names in bluegrass music, and they are coming to Gonvick, September 7.  The group has made more than 1500 concert appearances throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. According to fiddler and lead singer Lisa Fuglie, the secret to the...
This picture was sent by Olav Berg Lyngmo from Norway. From Left to Right some of the McLean sisters from Grgyla and their husbands: Joy Austin, Dee Wells, Glenn Sundberg, Bette Sundberg, Danny Bragg and Sandra Bragg.
In January of 2013 I received an email at Richards Publishing  Company in Gonvick from  Rev. Olav Berg Lyngmo in Norway. He was looking for relatives of Pete Levang who had immigrated to the United States in 1899 and settled in Grygla. We put an article with three pictures in the paper from him....


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