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Robert Wold of Goodridge, MN, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.   Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Ekelund Lutheran Church rural Goodridge, MN with Reverend Kristin Ostercamp...
  Age 86 of Minnetonka passed away October 25, 2018. Born in Fosston, MN and raised in Gully, MN. Graduate of Fosston H.S. (1950). Graduate of Dunwoody Institute and Control Data Institute. US Army Veteran (1952-1955). Bob worked for Control Data (1966-1987). He was an assistant Scout Master for...
 The Gully Home Companion “Goes to Nashville” on Saturday, October 20 featured Minnie Pearl and her sister Pretty Pearl. They talked about the great bachelors in Gully. “Minnie” was looking for a husband and she found one with Lars Peterson played by Jim Paulson.
A Gully Home Companion show went to Nashville on Saturday, October 20. Leah Carlson was the host and announcer. The event was written, directed and produced by Doug Robbins with plenty of laughs for over 300 people who attended. Baked potatoes with all the trimmings was served before the program...
 David Dessellier, 71, of Oklee, MN died on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at his residence in Oklee, MN.   Graveside service with Military Honors will be held Friday, October 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery near Oklee, MN.   David Charles Andrew Dessellier was born May 1, 1947, on...
Orville Melvin Hanson, 89, Thief River Falls, MN, has died, joining the love of his life Marilyn, on Thursday, October 18, 2018.   Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, MN.  Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in...
The crew at 5L Farms after breakfast getting ready for the day. From left to right: Lon Vettleson, Chris Dyrdahl, Jim Papke, Judy Opdahl, Lawrence Vettleson, Jared Hoeft and Lon Burgess. Lon and Lawrence Vettleson, partners in the five 5L Farms north of Gully received an award as being a Minnesota Water Quality Certified Farm.
5L Farms north of Gully received Minnesota Water Quality Certified farm award. They are the largest farm in Minnesota to receive this award. 5L Farms, with all the Vettleson names starting with “L” was started by the father Lealand Vettleson. The other four names are his son Lawrence and Lealand’s...
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.
“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...
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...
 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. ...


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