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Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe
07/12/2016
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Minnesota! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this August. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show...
The 25 Survivor’s who attended East Polk County Relay for Life on Friday, June 24th in Fosston, released balloons to honor those who have fought cancer.
07/07/2016
The American Cancer Society East Polk County Relay for Life event was held on Friday, June 24th at New Journey Church in Fosston. This annual fundraising event supports the American Cancer Society’s mission to save and improve lives touched by cancer, through funding cancer research, education, and...
06/28/2016
American Federal Bank celebrates its 125th Anniversary this year. Founded in 1891 in East Grand Forks, MN as a neighborhood savings and loan association, helping customers save money, buy and build homes and businesses and purchase farm land, American Federal today is a financially-strong, employee...
06/28/2016
In March the Oklee Herald reported on the City Coat of Arms project started by Matthew Genova. Two weeks ago, the final approval came from the City of Oklee and from RLCC School Board, so here is the final design of the flag. The flag has the Norwegian flag and a fleur-de-lis inside the Canadian...
Barry Martin is the author of “Bob Davies: A Basketball Legend” and autographed copies can be obtained through information on www.bmartinauthor.com.
06/21/2016
Seven decades ago Gonvick native Arnie Johnson hitchhiked his way to a slot on an eventual NBA championship team, the Rochester (NY) Royals. Born May 17, 1920, the son of Albert and Ida Johnson, Arnie starred in basketball, football, baseball and track at Gonvick High School.  He worked in wheat...
Red Lake County Central High School Trap Team.
06/21/2016
The Red Lake County Central (RLCC) High School Trap Team recently competed at the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League competitions in Alexandria Minnesota on June 14th.   The League consists of over 10,000 student athletes on 292 teams from across the state.  Over 200 teams and 7,000...
Garden Valley Directors Jim Ferden on the left and Byron Ness on the right, welcomed the newly elected member Allen Paulson who will serve on the board. Both Ferden and Ness were re-elected to their  Districts.
06/14/2016
More than 300 persons, including 223 registered members, were in attendance at the 111th annual membership meeting of Garden Valley Telephone Company held at the Win-E-Mac School auditorium near Erskine on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. As members registered and received their attendance gift,...
Frank and Margie Buer attended the Gonvick Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 30.
06/08/2016
There has been a proliferation of Veterans' Memorials in the U. S. This includes those new ones in Clearwater County (Gonvick, Clearbrook, and Bagley). We can add one more important, but little advertised, memorial located on the Minnesota Capitol Mall that featured a groundbreaking ceremony in...
Gonvick Lions members with District Governor at a meeting at Sportsmens Lodge. Back row from left to right: Jesse Smith, Chris Eck, Éliane Fontaine, Governor Gérald Fontaine, Corrine Richards, Dan Johnson, Crystal Smith and Les Watne. Front row: Dick Richards, Richard Vinje and Norman Rude.
06/01/2016
The Gonvick Lions Club hosted the 5M11 District Governor Gérald Fontaine from St. Pierre Jolys, Manitoba at a recent meeting. He and his wife Élaine intend to visit all of the 65 Lions Clubs that make-up District 5M 11 during  his year as the District Governor. There are 20 clubs in South Eastern...
Richard (Dick) Aos in his shop south of Gonvick with a good supply of Diamond Willow for his work.
05/24/2016
Richard (Dick) Aos started working with Diamond Willows about 15 years ago. He found some wood and brought it to his home at Pine Lake, south of Gonvick. It took him quite a while to take off the bark. But once he started he was so intrigued that he could not quit until he had finished the piece....

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