Zach Herfindahl with his trophy and big check presented by Chad Dyrdahl in the middle and Robert Johnson on the right.
Zach Herfindahl is $10,000 richer as he was the big winner at the The Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pine Lake 200 which is part of the USXC, United States X-County Snowmobile Racing circuit. Many sponsors help to increase the money that is given out to the racers in the various events.  Zach in from...
The playing field for the robotic competitions are set up in a school gym and with an announcer and a referee in a striped shirt, the competition has the aura of a sporting event. Here a Win-E-Mac School team is partipating in a competition.
Over 100 students from schools around the region competed with their teams in the VEX Competition, held last Saturday at Win-E-Mac School,  teams of students were tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts...
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) President, Doug Peterson, announced his retirement last month from MFU, but took on the role one final time as an advocate for American family farmers in a meeting with the Pope and Vatican staff to discuss the importance of farming in the World. During the meeting...
Garden Valley Telephone Company & Minkota Technologies, Inc. representatives after signing the agreement to sell the business assets of Minkota Technologies to Garden Valley Innovations, LLC. Left to right: Byron Ness, Garden Valley Board of Director; Jerry Freitag, Garden Valley Board of Director; Tim Brinkman, CEO/General Manager; Dan Vesledahl, Vice President of Operations and Mike Vesledahl, Senior Network Technician.
On December 29, 2016, Garden Valley announced that Dan and Mike Vesledahl had signed an agreement to sell the business assets of Minkota Technologies to Garden Valley Innovations, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Garden Valley Telephone Company, located in Erskine, MN. The Minkota Technologies...
Pictured front row from left: Lloyd Engen, Jenny Bakke, Corrie Uhlir, Lorraine Brustad, Glady Luecken, Jane Merschman. Back row: Pattie Schrader, Jay Jones, David Lindmark, Becky Colebank, Tamara Edevold, Lori Buell and JaNelle Melbo.
Clearwater-Polk Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round-Up donated $8,750 to 17 local area organizations on Wednesday, Dec. 14. According to Operation Round-Up Trustee Glenn Rettmann, this latest round of donations brings the total distributed since Operation Round-Up began to approximately $355,000...
Carlos Mendez is a reflexologist, whose goal is to bring relaxation, reduce stress and often better sleep to his clients. His wife, Melanie, is an avid supporter and help in his profession. “Have an open mind to other therapies and to different approaches,” Carlos emphasizes. “Reflexology is a way to help your body help itself.”
Carlos Mendez is a certified reflexologist, calling his practice “Reflexions of Health”. His story is one of dedication and success in a profession that may not be understood by many. In Europe, reflexology is studied and practiced a great deal more than in the United States, but more doctors here...
Attending the Open House for Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab in Bagley were from left to right: Terry Matson, Security State Bank from Bemidji; Allen Potvin, Kari Swanson,  both with Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab; DaveTebrake, and Andrew Goulet both from Miller Architect and Builders from St. Cloud.
Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab Center has now completed their renovation of their facility in Bagley. They held an Open House to let people see what they have done with the Therapy Addition, Memory Care Addition and the new furnishing. Refreshments, door prizes and a chance to greet the residents...
Mrs. Shulz’s 1st grade class in Grygla received trick-or-treat bags from Garden Valley in October.
The final round of photos from Garden Valley presenting trick-or-treat bags to area students.
Jordan Gunufson is the newest member of Mentor based Premier Signs. Here, Jordan stands in front of the newest digital billboard that Premier Signs is using to promote area business, located on the east side of Fosston on Highway 2.
Premier Signs, a Mentor MN based Outdoor Advertising Company is proud to announce Jordan Gunufson as their new Account Manager. The company was founded in 2005 and has expanded their billboard inventory across Northwest Minnesota and to I-29 in Grand Forks ND. Jordan spent many years working in the...
Mrs. Smith’s Kindergarten class in Grygla.
More photos continuing from last week's Canary. In celebration of National Co-op Month in October, Garden Valley’s Marketing & PR Supervisor Julie Dahle, along with Administrative Assistants Lisa Stuhaug & Sue Lorentz delivered trick or treat bags the last week of October to kindergarten...


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