Receiving a Quilt of Valor during the Veteran’s Day program at Win-E-Mac School was Allen Jenson. Allen is pictured here with his family that was in attendance.
The staff and students at Win-E-Mac School honored area Veteran's last Friday, November 11th during a program held at the school. Many Veterans and community members attended the event.  During the event, two Quilts of Valor were presented to Travis Kolden and Allen Jensen. Our local Quilts of...
Minnesota State Horticultural Society’s 12th District Crystal Leaf Award Winners: Blackduck - Jackie Barclay (accepted for Valessa Hentges), Bemidji - Wally & Cathy Peck, Shevlin - Nancy Ames, Park Rapids - Margie Hoff, MSHS District President - Karrie Kapsner, (Not Pictured Cass Lake - Wanda Arenz).
The Minnesota State Horticultural Society — 12th District — awarded their annual Crystal Leaf Awards at the fall meeting on October 15th, 2016 in Blackduck, MN.  Area individuals receive a handcrafted Austrian Crystal Leaf and Certificate for their contributions to “advancing the knowledge, science...
The Bears in line for the National anthem before the big game at the Fargodome. They met the Stephen-Argyle Storm on Thursday, November 3 ending the season with a loss 41-22.
The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears earned the right to play in the Section 8 9-man football championship game with their win over Kittson County Central.  They met the Stephen Argyle Storm on Thursday, November 3 at the Fargodome. They ended the season with a loss 41-22 and closed with a 6 and 5 record.
Picking a duck at the duck pond during the McIntosh Community Club Halloween Party last Sunday was Lukas Gensburger.
Last Sunday was the Halloween Party at the McIntosh Community Center. Here are just a few of the photos taken. There will be more in the McIntosh Times next week.
Minnesota music was presented by show participants and members of the Gully Parish Confirmation class. Conducting the group was Doug Robbins who spent several hours writing the script and getting people to take part in the program "A Gully Home Companion."  Talents of Minnesota people who were highlighted included: Bob Dylan, John Denver, Andrews Sisters, Florian Chmielewski, Tiny Tim and Judy Garland.
"A Gully Home Companion" show was put on at the Community Center on Saturday, October 15. A large crowd enjoyed the hour  and half performance. They were raising funds to have another celebration next year on July 22, 2017.   Several acts did their part to keep the show moving swiftly.
Pictured are Dick Wittenberg, Rocky Eck, Cooper drummer Ryan Roxie, Jim Clemenson, and Randy Pederson at the recent Alice Cooper concert. Missing is Rick Eck of Bemidji who could not attend the reunion of this group from the Gonvick Class of '79.
On October 9, 2016, Alice Cooper performed at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The Farmers Independent and its editor Tom Burford were given several Alice Cooper concert tickets compliments of an advertising package. For that concert. Tom asked me if I would like two of the free tickets. I said , "...
Watching the Gold Medal winner Ken Magnussen at work are Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson and Betty Bardwell.
Norda Gonvick Rosemalers that meets every week in the Good Shepherd Church in Clearbrook had a special event last week. Ken Magnussen, a Gold Medal Rosemaler taught a 3-day “Old Rogaland Style” workshop for those who attended. Magnussen, who is of Norwegian and Danish decent, started in 1975 with a...
Pumpkin winners in the Gonvick Pumpkin membership winners were from left to right: Harper, McKinley and Nathan Watne, Dylan Owens, John Johnson, Tanner Pettersen, Erv Wicham, Charlie Bergh, Alan Danielson, JJ Solberg, Bob Edevold and Tucker Johnson.
The 23rd annual Pumpkin Day was held in Gonvick last weekend. Two pumpkin growers had their pumpkins come in over 1000 pounds. Bob Edevold with a 1,119 beauty and JJ Solberg with 1,008 pound. JJ had never had a 1,000 pound pumpkin before and he showed his enthusiasm. Other winners included third...
FFA students Camryn Larson and Anna Olson of Fertile, with their FFA advisor Whitney Rupprecht of Fertile, met with Senator Al Franken in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 15, 2016) – FFA students Camryn Larson and Anna Olson of Fertile, with their FFA advisor Witney Ruppecht of Fertile, were able to fly along with Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) to join National Farmers Union (NFU) and nearly 300 fellow farmers, ranchers and rural citizens...
Butch Berberich.
The 45th Annual Blast to Brooks was packed with fun events for the whole family. Included in the events were a car show, parade, pig races, frozen t-shirt contest, ping pong ball drop, magic show, free ice cream, food vendors, big 100 item raffle and live music by both Kathy Erickson and Uptown...


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