Tri County Canary

Yvonne Rose Boucher, of Mentor, MN passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Riverview Hospital in Crookston. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Oklee with Father Adam Hamness Officiating. Burial will be held...
Gladys Larson of Clearbrook MN passed away on Friday, February 9th at the Knute Nelson Memorial Center in Alexandria Minnesota.  Her celebration of life will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Clearbrook on Sunday, March 4 at 1:30 with the visitation at 12:30.
Kent Bergerson, on the right, Oklee Fire Department Chief presented a plaque to the Gonvick American Legion for their work during the Firemen’s Blizzard Bonanza for frying fish. Accepting the award made by Deer Park Creations were Michael Okstad, Carlie Coulter, LeRoy Sundquist, Louise Sundquist, Alice Okstad, Candace Coulter and Eldin Okstad.
The Gonvick Legion was honored during the Blizzard Bonanza. That was part of the Oklee Firemen’s Annual fund raiser. The Gonvick Legion was presented with a wooden plaque, made by Deer Park Creations, for their help in this event last year and also for cooking the walleye for the dinner. The...
The Lengby Fosston Knightriders Snowmobile Club will be having their 4th annual Spring Shoot-Out Radar Runs on Saturday, March 10. Registration starts at 9:00 am. Racing will be from 10:00 am through 4:00 pm. $10 gate fee. The races will be on Ouff Lake which is 2 miles west of Fosston on Hwy 2...
Damen Bakke runs his sled out of the fuel stop, you must walk/run beside the sled while in the fuel stop for safety reasons. Photo credit Mandi Bakke.
The USXC’s legendary I-500 came through the area on February 10th with a few local racers entered. David Bakke of Gonvick, competed in his second I-500, the first being in 1978 from Winnipeg to St. Paul. Gunner Arlaud of Gonvick, competed in his third I-500 also racing in 2013 and 2014. Damen Bakke...
Andy Storbeck on his Polaris taking off from the fuel stop in Gonvick. He ended up in fifth place in the Sport 600 Stock, 8:28:34.642. First place was Brandon Wolter, Polaris, 7:48:47.652; second place Derek Frie, Polaris, 7:55:37.767; third place Quenton Grant, Skidoo, 8:14:26.317; fourth place Mitch Sebastian, Arctic Cat, 8:19:03.073. Photo credit Dick Richards.
The 2018 Christian Brothers Automotive Group I-500 Race from Thief River Falls to Bemidji was held Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 8-10.  Due to the lack of snow from Winnipeg to the border, Day 1 and 2, Feb. 8 and 9, started and ended at the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls. The route was...
Lorraine Marion Mostrom of Thief River Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, February 08, 2018 at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN surrounded by her loving family.   Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Nazareth Lutheran Church rural Trail with Reverend...
Barb Wickham, age 68, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Friday, February 9th, at home with her family by her side. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17th, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fosston with Father JohnMelkies Suvakeen and Father Dave Super Concelebrating....
Darrell Finseth, age 83, of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Tuesday, February 6th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12th, at Vernes Lutheran Church, rural McIntosh, with the Rev. Jill Torgerson officiating. Interment will be in...
Harriett Ross passed away on February 4, 2018 at her home in Oklee, MN.   No services are planned at this time.   Harriett Elaine Ross was born May 24, 1931 at Southampton Hospital New York, NY daughter of George Smalling and Florence (Brown). She was raised in New York and attended school there...


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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