Allen Paulson has held Clearwater County positions as Deputy Assessor, Commissioner, Recorder, Auditor, and combined Auditor-Treasurer during his career here. He says, “I learned a lot by changing jobs, especially during my term as a County Commissioner. I got a greater understanding of the funding mandates and requirements we have to meet.”
Allen Paulson grew up in the Bagley and Shevlin area. He is the son of Alvin and Elnora Paulson, who also ran the Shevlin store. Al still lives on the third generation farm they owned. Al, as he is often called, went to school in Bagley, graduating in 1972.  College took him to the University of...
February High School Students of the Month: Pictured in front (left to right): Damen Johns, Malania Hartwig, Tyler Spencer, pictured in back (left to right): Mikala Johnson, Carlie Bergerson, Erick Bergman.
Name: Carlie Bergerson, Grade 12 Parents: Jeremy and Cathy Bergerson Siblings: Jayden and Jacie School Involvement: Basketball and NHS Favorite Class/Activity: US Citizenship with Mrs. Hjort and Chemistry with Mrs. Goudge Hobbies/Interests:  Hunting and Fishing What she likes about CG: “knowing...
Sheryl Severson is the new cook at the Clearbrook-Leonard Senior Center.
Sheryl Severson is the new cook at the Clearbrook-Leonard Senior Center. She prepares meals for the Home Delivered Meals program and delivers nutritious meals to older adults and people with disabilities who are unable to prepare the food for themselves or travel to a site where a meal is being...
The Gonvick City Council met for their November meeting. The Oath of Office was administered to Jason Bakke. He is taking over the remainder of the term on the council that was held by Dale Schmunk who moved out of the city.  A motion was made to change the start time of the council meetings to 5:...
Clearbrook-Gonvick students enjoying the new furniture for the library from left to right: Keisha Jones, Shadow Dahlke, Kendehl Ballard, Spencer Reed, Cami Johnson, Xavier Goodwin and Morgan Cornell.
Lou Nylen estate left $10,000 to the Clearbrook-Gonvick school. The donation was to be used only for the school library. Elsie Ballard, the Computer Tech, Librarian, Test Administrator, Point of Sale-Lunch Lady at the school said that the donation was greatly appreciated. Ballard said, “they...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board at their meeting on Monday, November 21 approved the Extended Day Program for Kindergarten to fourth grade students. The program will run from 3:11 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on regular scheduled school days. The program is being put in place for parents who need a place...
Ladies from Our Saviors Lutheran church in Leonard were busy making lefse for residents at the Good Samaritan Center in Clearbrook. The three ladies, Ardella Lindberg, Christine Tollefson and Charlotte TeHennepe, were busy helping them celebrate their May birthdays. Looking on were Joan Levno and her daughter, Elaine Anderson, Issabelle Haas, Avis Sandland, and Emma Satran.
The ladies from Our Saviors Leonard Church came to celebrate the May Birthday party with a little twist this year at the Good Samaritan Center in Clearbrook. It was Syttende Mai or Norwegian Constitution Day on the 17th of May, so they decided to have a lefse party. Everyone got to watch, and eat...
Bobbie Dyrdahl measures out the required inches before cutting Kailey Klema’s hair.
Locks of Love was formed to help children with several conditions that cause hair loss, including alopecia, burn trauma, and cancer treatment. Many people have donated their hair for the company. Kailey Klema of Gonvick had her hair donation with Bobbie Dyrdahl at The Hair Repair in Gonvick. Bobbie...
The weather wasn’t going to keep this cowboy away from church in a recent snowstorm. Cowboys are tough!
Two weeks ago in almost blizzard conditions this rider decided to come to church in spite of the weather, and showed up to the Cowboy Church near Leonard on horseback. Friends at the church, Walt Eyster and Margie Baughman who submitted the picture, said they couldn't tell at first what was coming...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick senior basketball players were honored between games at a Friday night game. The annual event  acknowledges the time and effort put forth by those who have committed to the basketball program and lead their younger teammates. From left to right: Luke Burgess, Hunter Churness, Madison Stenzel, Eric Baanrud, Rachel Spray, Sam Lavin and Elliot Dickey.


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