The 2020 Win-E-Mac One Act Play is the first with Andrew Hanson as the lead director. For his first one act, he chose a script called "Sending Down the Sparrows". This particular drama is set during the Holocaust and it features a reluctant member of the Hitler Youth named Viktor (played by Zach...
Win-E-Mac Homecoming week was in October. There were a lot of activities at the school including volleyball and football games, along with an all-school pep fest at the end of the week.
The annual Pumpkin Patch trip for Early Family Childhood Education was changed to a pumpkin decorating...
There was a bear sighting during the afternoon in July in the City limits of McIntosh, near the bank.
Ron Roed celebrated his 70th birthday with a party outside in the First National Bank Park with lots of family and friends joining in the celebration.
The 119th Polk County Fair took place at...
In April, Matt Bartz was recognized by the Fosston Tri-Coop for 9 years of service on the board of directors at their Annual Meeting held at Ventures in Fosston. Due to poor weather conditions in March, the University of Minnesota Extension Services held Dairy Days in April at the McIntosh...
A review of some of the events of the past year.
January started with a new Polk County Sheriff. Sheriff Barb Erdman retired from law enforcement after serving Polk County for 31 years. Taking her place was her long-time Chief Deputy, Jim Tadman.
Closer to home, the McIntosh City Council...
If you live in Winger or McIntosh, Saturday, December 14th, Santa Claus is coming to town!
Start the day in Winger with the Winger Lion's pancake breakfast beginning at 9:00 am at the Winger Community Center. Santa will come to visit the kids around 10:00 am for a picture and a treat for...
The first annual Northern Spiked Spear and Decoy show held on November 23rd at the Lean To Tavern in Bejou, exceeded the founders expectations.
“We were hoping for around 200 people to come and check it out. Well, 450 people came through the door between 9am and 5pm,” said Northern Spiked’s Jordan...
Win-E-Mac Musicians enjoyed another successful solo contest. On Monday, November 4, 2019 a very successful day for Win-E-Mac musicians! Solo Contest was held at Ulen, MN. 11 vocalists and 1 instrumentalist participated in this contest. Win-E-Mac received 5 Superior (**) ratings and 7 Excellent...
Our Local Veteran's were honored during a Veterans Day program held at Win-E-Mac School on Monday, November 11th. Students, staff and community members honored all Veteran's with music and presentations during the annual program.
On Tuesday, October 15th, the Win-E-Mac Chapter of the Minnesota Honor Society held its new inductee ceremony and celebration with family and friends at the Win-E-Mac Commons. The new members were honored and sworn in by returning officers and members and received their certificates and pins. ...