Amanda Brustad, local land surveyor  and owner of Brustad Land Surveying, with her truck and equipment in back. She says, “This is how you would see me when I’m out on a surveying job. Did you know there are 5,280 feet in a mile?”
Amanda Brustad is a land surveyor, and finds the rewards of her profession very satisfying.  “I love my job,” Amanda says enthusiasticly. “I get to work outdoors in beautiful weather like this. I enjoy seeing the construction of things being built, and to see the progress.”  “I am the local...
The First Place Award in the Trail Kids Parade on July 4th went to these well dressed cow-kids and their bull.  Luke, Abby and Adam Schroeder (Melander family) entry featured a very creative bull made from a barrel body with a horned bovine skull head, saddled up and mounted in a little red wagon.
Two hundred and forty-one years ago last Tuesday, on July 4th 1776, the United States of America adopted the written “Declaration of Independence”.  The resolution was voted in on July 2 and the congress of the thirteen colonies of this country declared the birth of a new nation, free from British...
The annual Debs 4th of July  Community Parade is set to start at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Everyone is invited to enter your float in the parade. Horses, tractors, wagons, cars, motorcycles, trucks (advertise your business for free), clowns, civic and other clubs, musical acts to the...
Do you love chocolate? Do you truly believe that chocolate makes every day a better day? Does the mere thought of chocolate make you feel warm and fuzzy inside? If you answered YES to any of the above, you may be ready to join the millions of others around the world with a shout out, “I am a...
A total of $11,568 was awarded to various community groups and institutions by Clearwater-Polk Electric’s Operation Roundup. Accepting donations on behalf of their organizations were (from left, front): Keith Bishop, Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers; Kara Bowman and McKinzie Halverson, 16U...
Winners from the Red Lake County Fair Talent Show 2016 were Jaedyn in second place, Autumn in first place for the Teen division and Aurimy in first for the Pre-Teen division.
Red Lake County Fair is coming to Oklee June 23-24-25. This year marks the first time the Red Lake County Fair has offered a Rodeo as part of the events. The two day Rodeo will be a fun and exciting event to go to this year. Advance Tickets will be sold for the Rodeo and Baja Race until the 22th of...
The bikers prepare to start their afternoon of riding during the Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Bethel Assembly Church in Fosston last Friday. Photos by Gretchen Finseth, McIntosh Times intern
Bethel Assembly Church in Fosston hosted their 10th Annual Blessing of the Bikes motorcycle ride and dinner on Sunday, June 11th. Bikers were able to enjoy a scenic ride, a barbeque rib dinner along with a chance to win prizes while supporting Feed My Starving Children, that is a Minnesota based...
Marcos Lopez, an exchange student from Spain who attended Win-E-Mac High School and played basketball for the Patriots, makes it look easy to spin the ball. -Photo by Laurie Swenson
When Marcos Lopez became an exchange student in the United States, he brought two families together: his host family in rural McIntosh and his family back home in Spain. Marcos, 17, who just finished his junior year at Win-E-Mac High School in Erskine, spent the school year with Shawn and Tamera...
Women of the North pulling in the Gully 2010 Centennial North vs South Tug of War.
The women of Gully are so strong they once pulled a rope in two leaving two piles of women with ropes in their hands. Fortunately no one was hurt. The rope had been borrowed from the Gully Tri-Coop Fertilizer Division. Manager Lloyd Godtland stated  "I used that rope to lift large industrial...
Ribbon Cutting, left to right Representative Julius “Toady” Thunder, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Chairman Charles Vig, Red Lake Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr., and Redby Rep Allen Pemberton.
The new Redby Community on the Red Lake Indian Reservation recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a much needed new Community Center, the old one falling into disrepair. The highly anticipated event was held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:00 am. Redby Representative to the Red Lake Tribal...


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