Tri County Canary

Brian Engebretson of Clearbrook demonstrates how easy it is to get around with the ActionTracker. He was recently surprised with the presentation that he received so that he would be able to stand upright and go hunting this year. Brian stated that, “it is a whole new world that he sees.”  Darien Northup, Operations Executive Director from Clear Waters Life Center in Clearbrook and Tim Sharp spearheaded the campaign to purchase the ActionTracker for Brian.
By Bonny Cote Tim Swenson, originally from Oklee, was faced with the challenge of helping his son Jeff, have a better life, after being injured in a car accident and becoming paralyzed.  Swenson, who owned power-sports dealership Action Sports at that time, had spent most of his life around all-...
Winners selected by the car show participants received $100 each. No entry fee is required. From left to right: Stacy Halvorson, Les Berg, Gully; Rick Myrum, Pengilly; Bob Prosser, Hallock; Brant Melbo, Bagley and Mary Gustafson, East Grand Forks and Pine Lake.
Gonvick City Clerk Stacy Halvorson presented the top five winners of the annual Gonvick Car Show that was held during Pumpkin Day.
Charles “Chuck” Stuhaug, age 71, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Thursday, September 24th, at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1st, at Grace Lutheran Church in Erskine with the Rev....
Joyce Brinkman, age 64, of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Tuesday, September 22nd, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28th, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Gordon Syverson and Rev. Ernest Christiansen officiating. Interment will be...
Dean R. Radniecki, 69, of Proctor passed away Sunday, September 20, 2015 in Duluth at Viewcrest Nursing Home surrounded by his family. Dean was born July 31, 1946 to Al and Violet Radniecki in Thief River Falls. Dean grew up in Oaklee and graduated from Oaklee High School in 1964. After high school...
Pastor John Merseth, Sr. (Audubon), Pastor Jeff Merseth (Oklee), Pastor Gene Lilienthal (Lengby), Pastor Nick Protsch (EGF), Pastor Michael Lilienthal (Iola, Wisconsin).
A beautiful September Sunday was the perfect setting for the installation of Reverend Gene Lilienthal as Pastor of the Lengby Lutheran Parish.  The installation took place at 4:30 pm on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Bagley.  Serving as liturgist was Reverend Jeff...
Ron and Marian Vold of Pinewood stopped by the David Mast residence to see how the threshing operation of the specialty grain was going. Power for the threshing machine was from an old tractor shown behind the Vold’s.
Threshing grain is separating the loosened chaff from the grain.  Today it is done mostly by a combine which can harvest, thresh and winnow the grain while it is in the field. The large machines that are used can automatically thresh and separate the grain and puts it into a grain wagon that is...
Robert “Bob” Connell, Trail, MN, age 57 died unexpectedly on Friday, September 18, 2015 while visiting at a friend’s home in rural Oklee, MN. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Sand Valley Lutheran Church in Trail, MN with Dawn Hanson, Synod Authorized...
Michelle Prestebak, Thief River Falls, MN, age 50, died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church in Goodridge, MN with Rev. Robert Dahlen officiating.  Burial will follow...
Johnson Funeral Service Thief River Falls, MN Maurice Lunsetter, age 55, died Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN.   Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN with Reverend...


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