Minnesota music was presented by show participants and members of the Gully Parish Confirmation class. Conducting the group was Doug Robbins who spent several hours writing the script and getting people to take part in the program "A Gully Home Companion."  Talents of Minnesota people who were highlighted included: Bob Dylan, John Denver, Andrews Sisters, Florian Chmielewski, Tiny Tim and Judy Garland.
"A Gully Home Companion" show was put on at the Community Center on Saturday, October 15. A large crowd enjoyed the hour  and half performance. They were raising funds to have another celebration next year on July 22, 2017.   Several acts did their part to keep the show moving swiftly.
Pictured are Dick Wittenberg, Rocky Eck, Cooper drummer Ryan Roxie, Jim Clemenson, and Randy Pederson at the recent Alice Cooper concert. Missing is Rick Eck of Bemidji who could not attend the reunion of this group from the Gonvick Class of '79.
On October 9, 2016, Alice Cooper performed at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The Farmers Independent and its editor Tom Burford were given several Alice Cooper concert tickets compliments of an advertising package. For that concert. Tom asked me if I would like two of the free tickets. I said , "...
Watching the Gold Medal winner Ken Magnussen at work are Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson and Betty Bardwell.
Norda Gonvick Rosemalers that meets every week in the Good Shepherd Church in Clearbrook had a special event last week. Ken Magnussen, a Gold Medal Rosemaler taught a 3-day “Old Rogaland Style” workshop for those who attended. Magnussen, who is of Norwegian and Danish decent, started in 1975 with a...
Pumpkin winners in the Gonvick Pumpkin membership winners were from left to right: Harper, McKinley and Nathan Watne, Dylan Owens, John Johnson, Tanner Pettersen, Erv Wicham, Charlie Bergh, Alan Danielson, JJ Solberg, Bob Edevold and Tucker Johnson.
The 23rd annual Pumpkin Day was held in Gonvick last weekend. Two pumpkin growers had their pumpkins come in over 1000 pounds. Bob Edevold with a 1,119 beauty and JJ Solberg with 1,008 pound. JJ had never had a 1,000 pound pumpkin before and he showed his enthusiasm. Other winners included third...
FFA students Camryn Larson and Anna Olson of Fertile, with their FFA advisor Whitney Rupprecht of Fertile, met with Senator Al Franken in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 15, 2016) – FFA students Camryn Larson and Anna Olson of Fertile, with their FFA advisor Witney Ruppecht of Fertile, were able to fly along with Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) to join National Farmers Union (NFU) and nearly 300 fellow farmers, ranchers and rural citizens...
Butch Berberich.
The 45th Annual Blast to Brooks was packed with fun events for the whole family. Included in the events were a car show, parade, pig races, frozen t-shirt contest, ping pong ball drop, magic show, free ice cream, food vendors, big 100 item raffle and live music by both Kathy Erickson and Uptown...
Anne Ramey (in her Norse dress with beaded festoon) and her husband Ray Ramey dressed as their SCA personas Jehanette de Provins and Refkell Melrakki Einarsson.
by Alethea Kenney  The Fosston Fiber Festival 2015 featured instructors on various fiber art techniques, including Anne Ramey, the instructor who taught netting. While at the festival, Anne met one of the vendors, Julie Hart, a lampwork artist from Indiana who had her handmade glass beads for sale...
Enbridge Energy Partners announced that it has completed its review of the Sandpiper project and concluded that the project needs to be delayed until such time as crude oil production in North Dakota rebounds sufficiently to support additional pipeline capacity. It is difficult to project exactly...
A Talent Show was held Friday night of Fall Fest in Grygla. Grace Lutheran Church Choir invited veterans to stand up front while they sang patriotic songs.
Despite the rainy weather on Saturday, that led to the cancellation of a few events, the weekend festival was still a hit with area folks! A few of the events on the schedule included a fun run, talent show, street dance, parade, softball, volleyball & horse shoe tournaments, a demo, and a fly-...
Commissioners from Red Lake, Polk and Hubbard Counties and other interested persons were given a guided tour of the Enbridge pump station at Clearbrook. They were able to see how Enbridge pipeline system serves as a vital link to stable and reliable North American crude oil supplies for Minnesota and the surrounding region.
Enbridge Energy’s Clearbrook Terminal was opened recently for a tour of the large facility. Included in the tour were county commissioners from, Red Lake, Polk and Hubbard counties, Senator Rod Skoe and other interested persons. They were able to see the inner workings of the property located just...


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