Isaiah Philion and Meadow Zimpel advance to the State Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest.
Knights of Columbus annually sponsors a Free Throw Contest.  Two winners from the local contest in Red Lake Falls advanced to the district competition in Warren, and then to the regional competition in Bemidji on Sunday, March 5th.  The winners were Meadow Zimpel from Plummer and Isaiah Philion...
Wayne Olson congratulating Elliott Solheim.
Red Lake Falls, MN –   The Polk County Soybean/Corn growers recognized long time director Elliott Solheim of Crookston at a recent meeting in Red Lake Falls. Elliott has been a part of the Polk County Soybean and Corn Growers since it started in 2002, when Polk County became the first organized...
Minam Morris of S & S Outlet and Asian Market in Solway is mentoring Kia, who is learning the art of Korean cooking.
Clear Waters Life Center-Gonvick has been hosting a series of Friday Night Out dinners the first Friday Night of each month for the past 10 months.  As a faith-based community of people providing a place to impart hope and enrich the lives of individuals and families, CWLC staff and volunteers are...
Sarah Lee, Darrell & Sandra Tougas serving at the Oklee Firemen’s Blizzard Bonanza on February 25th.
On February 25th, the Oklee Volunteer Firemen held their 6th annual Blizzard Bonanza. This event has grown over the past years, and this year was by far the largest crowd in attendance.  The evening started with refreshments available from TJ’s Tavern of Oklee for social hour and a very delicious...
Brian Beckstrand, Vice-President; Sharon Dyrdahl-O’Bryan-Secretary; Tom Weber, President. Not pictured Dan Hecht, Treasurer.
On Saturday, February 25th, 2017, the Clearwater Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club held an open house in their new Shop/Meeting room in Leonard, MN.   The new building is located across from Reichert’s Saddlery and Farm Supply. Lunch was served to approximately 75 people.  The shop was built with the...
Kris Swanson won the Spring Premier Show Championship in Springfield, Mass. in May of 2016 with her mare.  “Nutty by Nature’  by stud Undulata’s Nutcracker.
Kris Swanson has always had a passion for horses.  She has trained, showed and owned championship horses, including one that was purchased in South Africa last year. The horse took several months to arrive in the U.S. as horses from at least South Africa are required to be quarantined in other...
The fuel stop was in Gonvick on the David Bakke property south of Highway 92. Assisting the racing crew were the two fire departments from Gonvick and Clearbrook. At the fueling line were #133 Blaise Potucek who took second in the expert 85 and also the Junior 12 to 17 group with his Arctic Cat. On the right is #27 Justin Winkler who took 9th in the Sport 600 Stock with his Arctic Cat.
The I-500 Cross Country race ran through the area in a flash. The final day was on Friday, February 10 and Zach Herfindahl took home the honors in the Pro 600. Zach had a tribute to Hunter Houle on his helmet during the race. Hunter was the young man who died in a pre-race event on Pine Lake last...
Julia Bernstein was selected to represent Minnesota and the Red Lake County Rebels Track Team in the Down Under International Games this coming summer.
Julia Bernstein was selected to represent Minnesota and the Red Lake County Rebels Track Team in the Down Under International Games this coming summer.  She will be one the 2017 Minnesota Centra conference Track and Field Team. She will depart for Queensland, Australia on Sunday, July 2, 2017 where...
Ashleigh and Cody Bartz love the fact that they can hook their house up to their Ford F-350 and move it anywhere they wish. - Daniel McGonigle/The Caledonia Argus
Editor’s Note from the McIntosh Times: Cody Bartz was born and raised in rural McIntosh and is the son of Clayton and Carol Bartz. He is a Win-E-Mac graduate who now lives in the southeastern part of Minnesota. Cody is married and works as a graphic designer. Of the two of them, Cody is the...
Win-E-Mac Coach Vern Johnson and Red Lake County Central Coach Steve Phillion. Both are members of the Minnesota High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Photo courtesy of MSHSL.
Steve Philion and Vern Johnson have known each other for about 40 years. Now in their 60s, the men are high school boys’ basketball coaches who have seen a lot, learned a lot and taught countless numbers of students and athletes. Philion is the coach at Red Lake County Central and Johnson is at Win...


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