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10/10/2018
Alice Bluemke, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 8, 2018 at First Care Living Center, Fosston, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 12, 2018 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Oklee, MN with Father Adam Hamness presiding.  Burial will follow St...
Jerry Wraa, 70, of Leonard, served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a combat engineer from 1968 to 1969. He is chaplain of Bemidji VFW Post 1260 as well as for Clearbrook American Legion Post 256. His involvement and dedication to veterans’ causes found him leaping from an airplane for the first time in his life. The sequence of Jerry Wraa’s skydive event is captured in these photos. First: heading upward in the airplane. Former Army Ranger Kasey Matejcek is giving the thumbs up signal.
10/10/2018
“Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.” Those words are a famous statement made by Winston Churchill. Well, Jerry Wraa has been shot at and missed during the Vietnam War, but he thinks that perhaps jumping out of an airplane at 13,200 feet up is right up there in the...
10/08/2018
Lorina S. Vettleson 92 of Oklee, MN passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Pioneer Memorial Care Center at Erskine, MN.   Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, October 12, 2018 at Oak Park Lutheran Church, rural Oklee, MN with Rev. Jeffery Merseth officiating.  Burial will follow at...
10/08/2018
 Edith Louise ”Sissy” Campbell  81, of Bemidji, Minnesota passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji.    Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church rural Bagley with the Reverend Randy McGuire officiating. ...
10/08/2018
Boyd Jerome Bratager, age 91, of Erskine, MN, died Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Country Place Assisted Living, Erskine, MN. Boyd was born January 7, 1927, in Cummings, ND, the son of Bernt and Clara (Rensland) Bratager.  As a young boy, the family moved to Winger, MN, where he attended country...
10/08/2018
Odell Johnson Odell Johnson, age 84, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Thursday, October 4th, at McIntosh Senior Living in McIntosh, MN. There will be no services. The Carlin Funeral Home of Fosston assisted with arrangements and messages of condolence may be sent at www.carlinfuneral.com. Odell...
10/05/2018
Gordon Olson, age 87, of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Tuesday, October 2nd, at Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 6th, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Gordon Syverson officiating. Family will greet...
10/04/2018
Sylvia Borghild Jurgens, 104, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Leonard, MN and Clearbrook, MN., died October 2, 2018 at PioneerCare.  Sylvia was born October 19, 1913 to Julius and Ella (Walaker) Aaseng in McIntosh, MN.  In 1931 she graduated from McIntosh High School and in 1935 from Bemidji State...
10/04/2018
Howard Person, Thief River Falls, MN, age 63, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 at his residence in Thief River Falls, MN, surrounded by his loving family.   Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, MN, with Rev....
Pumpkin winners from left to right: Erv Wickam, Matt Wickam, Al Danielson, Kaylin Erickson the top winner, Annie Bergh, Tucker Johnson, Bob Edevold and JJ Solberg.
10/02/2018
The great pumpkin weigh-off had Kaylin Erickson of Clearbrook having not only the largest pumpkin but a record for the biggest in the 25 years weighing 1,348 pounds. First place - Kayline Erickson 1,348 pounds, 2nd place Tucker Johnson 1,200 pounds, 3rd place JJ Solberg 1,172 pounds, 4th place...

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