Anne Ramey (in her Norse dress with beaded festoon) and her husband Ray Ramey dressed as their SCA personas Jehanette de Provins and Refkell Melrakki Einarsson.
by Alethea Kenney  The Fosston Fiber Festival 2015 featured instructors on various fiber art techniques, including Anne Ramey, the instructor who taught netting. While at the festival, Anne met one of the vendors, Julie Hart, a lampwork artist from Indiana who had her handmade glass beads for sale...
Enbridge Energy Partners announced that it has completed its review of the Sandpiper project and concluded that the project needs to be delayed until such time as crude oil production in North Dakota rebounds sufficiently to support additional pipeline capacity. It is difficult to project exactly...
A Talent Show was held Friday night of Fall Fest in Grygla. Grace Lutheran Church Choir invited veterans to stand up front while they sang patriotic songs.
Despite the rainy weather on Saturday, that led to the cancellation of a few events, the weekend festival was still a hit with area folks! A few of the events on the schedule included a fun run, talent show, street dance, parade, softball, volleyball & horse shoe tournaments, a demo, and a fly-...
Commissioners from Red Lake, Polk and Hubbard Counties and other interested persons were given a guided tour of the Enbridge pump station at Clearbrook. They were able to see how Enbridge pipeline system serves as a vital link to stable and reliable North American crude oil supplies for Minnesota and the surrounding region.
Enbridge Energy’s Clearbrook Terminal was opened recently for a tour of the large facility. Included in the tour were county commissioners from, Red Lake, Polk and Hubbard counties, Senator Rod Skoe and other interested persons. They were able to see the inner workings of the property located just...
Jim Stordahl was recently honored at a retirement reception at the University of Minnesota Crookston Campus. He is pictured here with his family, (l-r) Wanda Stordahl, David Stordahl, Jim Stordahl, Adler, Roxanne Stordahl, Lawrence DuFault and Madeline DuFault.
Retirement for Jim Stordahl, the Polk and Clearwater County veteran extension agent may still seem a lot like work as Jim and his wife Roxanne practice organic farming on their rural McIntosh farm. From crops to cows, there is a lot going on at their small farm, which was recently certified organic...
The Handy family round barn.
In ten years of searching for round barns, this true round structure near the tiny Polk County town of Trail was probably the most difficult to find. It was one of the few times traveling around the state when my sense of direction failed me. After a few futile attempts using written road...
Paul Nelson
Editors Note: Payden Ware graduated from Fosston High School last May and will be attending St. Cloud State this fall.   It was just another day on the job: Paul Nelson was doing his routine supervising, making sure everything was going smoothly for his railroad crew. The only difference this time...
Shown here are Garden Valley Education Foundation Director Vernon Hamnes (right) and Garden Valley Telephone Company CEO/GM Tim Brinkman (left) who recently presented scholarship checks totaling $2,500 to Lydia Lindenfelser.
Garden Valley Telephone Company is pleased to announce that Lydia Lindenfelser, Clearbrook-Gonvick School, and Megan Espeseth, Win-E-Mac School, are the recipients of a college scholarship from Garden Valley and the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), the philanthropic arm of NTCA-The Rural...
Several monuments were tipped over.
The Salem Norwegian-Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eden Township received damage during the August 3 storm that went through the area. The winds blew out windows and moved the building over on the foundation. One could see light between the foundation and the walls. Part of the building was...
Greg and Donna Parenteau
Greg and Donna Parenteau of Erskine MN will be part of the 2016 Minnesota State Fair with their business Parenteau’s OOf-da Tacos Inc. After 21 years of waiting they finally got the call. Greg & Donna have owned and operated since 1996 and have been patiently and persisting pursing the MN State...


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