Tree damage in Itasca State Park.
Heavy storms and damaging winds in northern Minnesota downed trees and knocked out power in several state parks and recreation areas including Itasca State Park early Thursday. No injuries have been reported. DNR staff are still assessing state parks, trails, water accesses, roads and facilities in...
The Gonvick American Legion recently held a “Summer Fishing” fund raising raffle offering three guided trips with The Sportsman Lodge of Rainy River, Lake of the Woods resort. The three winners were drawn Saturday night at the Gonvick Lions Rodeo Show. Tasha Bakke of Gonvick won the first prize,...
Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe
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.
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...
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...
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
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.
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.
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,...


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