Kris Swanson won the Spring Premier Show Championship in Springfield, Mass. in May of 2016 with her mare.  “Nutty by Nature’  by stud Undulata’s Nutcracker.
Kris Swanson has always had a passion for horses.  She has trained, showed and owned championship horses, including one that was purchased in South Africa last year. The horse took several months to arrive in the U.S. as horses from at least South Africa are required to be quarantined in other...
The fuel stop was in Gonvick on the David Bakke property south of Highway 92. Assisting the racing crew were the two fire departments from Gonvick and Clearbrook. At the fueling line were #133 Blaise Potucek who took second in the expert 85 and also the Junior 12 to 17 group with his Arctic Cat. On the right is #27 Justin Winkler who took 9th in the Sport 600 Stock with his Arctic Cat.
The I-500 Cross Country race ran through the area in a flash. The final day was on Friday, February 10 and Zach Herfindahl took home the honors in the Pro 600. Zach had a tribute to Hunter Houle on his helmet during the race. Hunter was the young man who died in a pre-race event on Pine Lake last...
Julia Bernstein was selected to represent Minnesota and the Red Lake County Rebels Track Team in the Down Under International Games this coming summer.
Julia Bernstein was selected to represent Minnesota and the Red Lake County Rebels Track Team in the Down Under International Games this coming summer.  She will be one the 2017 Minnesota Centra conference Track and Field Team. She will depart for Queensland, Australia on Sunday, July 2, 2017 where...
Ashleigh and Cody Bartz love the fact that they can hook their house up to their Ford F-350 and move it anywhere they wish. - Daniel McGonigle/The Caledonia Argus
Editor’s Note from the McIntosh Times: Cody Bartz was born and raised in rural McIntosh and is the son of Clayton and Carol Bartz. He is a Win-E-Mac graduate who now lives in the southeastern part of Minnesota. Cody is married and works as a graphic designer. Of the two of them, Cody is the...
Win-E-Mac Coach Vern Johnson and Red Lake County Central Coach Steve Phillion. Both are members of the Minnesota High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Photo courtesy of MSHSL.
Steve Philion and Vern Johnson have known each other for about 40 years. Now in their 60s, the men are high school boys’ basketball coaches who have seen a lot, learned a lot and taught countless numbers of students and athletes. Philion is the coach at Red Lake County Central and Johnson is at Win...
Sylvia Hilgeman lives in New York City. She is a Special Agent with the FBI. She is single and rents an apartment in Brooklyn.
Sylvia Hilgeman’s dad, Greg, grew up in Minneapolis. But he liked visiting his uncle, Milan Rustan, and preferred working on the farm over life in the city. After high school he went to work for his uncle. His future wife, Gayle, grew up on a nearby farm, the oldest of seven and a veteran of 5 a.m...
The Nords are shown on the left and the Fonders at right.
Today, Ruth & Evan Fonder  have become the new owners of Nords Pharmacy and Gifts, taking over the business from  John and Julie Nord.  Since 1987, when John and Julie took over from John's father, Elmer Nord, and Founded in 1892 by P.M. Mark, Nord's Pharmacy & Gifts has been committed to...
The Lengby Fosston Knightriders Snowmobile Club  announced the winner of the Dash for Cash. From left to right is Neil Harmon (Vice president Knightriders), Patty Eichstadt, Mike Eichstadt ($3,000 winner), Leroy Sanderj (Knightriders Board of Director) Mark Fjerstad (President Knightriders), Ashton Fiedler (who picked the 4 winning tickets).
The Lengby Fosston Knightriders Snowmobile Club held its 5th Annual Christmas Shoot-out Radar Run on January 7 and 8, 2017. They were set up on Pine Lake along with the Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pine Lake 200. They had seven snowmobile classes with Borchert taking the top prize. The top speed for the...
Zach Herfindahl with his trophy and big check presented by Chad Dyrdahl in the middle and Robert Johnson on the right.
Zach Herfindahl is $10,000 richer as he was the big winner at the The Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pine Lake 200 which is part of the USXC, United States X-County Snowmobile Racing circuit. Many sponsors help to increase the money that is given out to the racers in the various events.  Zach in from...
The playing field for the robotic competitions are set up in a school gym and with an announcer and a referee in a striped shirt, the competition has the aura of a sporting event. Here a Win-E-Mac School team is partipating in a competition.
Over 100 students from schools around the region competed with their teams in the VEX Competition, held last Saturday at Win-E-Mac School,  teams of students were tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts...


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