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.
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.
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....
This is the cottage owned by “Dapper” Dan Hogan, an underworld boss and owner of a notorious speakeasy called the Green Lantern. It was his summer house in Mahnomen County on Big Bass Lake. In 1928, a car bomb killed “Dapper Dan”. An underworld boss and owner of a notorious speakeasy called the Green Lantern.
Editor’s note: This is part two of the Gangster story continued from last week’s Canary. It was a simpler time in Northern Minnesota. The period of the late 20's/early 30's is a time in which the whole country seems to be running at full tilt. Everything that can happen did happen. Bootleggers were...
Author of the book, “The Minnesota Road Guide to Gangster Hot Spots”, Chad Lewis gave a fun and interesting talk about the days past when some of America’s most wanted spent their time in Minnesota.
It was a interesting and fun way to spend the morning on Wednesday, May 4th, at the McIntosh Community Center. Chad Lewis, author of the book “The Minnesota Road Guide to Gangster Hot Spots”, filled his presentation at the Northern Exposure to Lifelong Learning event, with bank robberies,...
David Galloway, Pastor Tira Ovide, and Pastor Jim Galloway.
For those of you who don’t know us, I am the associate pastor of First Baptist Church in Clearbrook, and my wife Pat is a PCA with Home at Heart. We moved to Clearbrook from north of Philadelphia in August 2014, and our twenty-seven year old son David moved in with us this past December. He is...
Andrea Stordahl, owner of Minnesota Rust, outside of her new retail store located in the former Country Store building in McIntosh.
Minnesota Rust, in McIntosh, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its new retail store this weekend as part of a Fosston & McIntosh Highway 2 Shop Hop on Saturday, May 7th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, May 8th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Minnesota Rust specializes in Antique and vintage...
Wrestlers from the 60’s-70’s.
On Saturday, April 16th, the RLCC Takedown Club held a celebration of 50 years of wrestling for the Oklee-Plummer Wrestling Programs. After months of planning, the event was a huge success as old-time wrestlers from both the Bobcat and Cardinal programs plus many wrestlers from the Mustang program...
Andy Schuster, Pete Johnson, Adam Coolong and Cole Mickelson.
Cole Ellick Mickelson, who was raised and attended school in Oklee says he had the opportunity of his lifetime. He is now back from his big trip to the Middle East for St Patrick’s Day. He was contacted to play guitar with the Wild Colonial Bhoys on an Air Force base in Qatar to give the troops...
Mont Royal: From the top of Mont Royal overlooking the island city of Montreal. Pictured Left to Right: Shelby Gunderson, Lynsey Morris, Dede Walton, Madame Lynn Vatthauer, ShyAnn Larson, Danielle Eckstein, Hope Cardinal.
Six members of the RLC French 2 Class, their teacher, and a parent visited the province of Quebec March 28 – April 1, 2016. Lafayette High School students were Hope Cardinal, Danielle Eckstein and ShyAnn Larson. Red Lake County Central students were Shelby Gunderson, Lynsey Morris and Dede Walton....
This group of WAO seniors sang “Memory” for the Marshall County Social Services Volunteers, Louisa Bergman, Brooke Bauer, Sydney Moug, Becky Hamrick, Sara Kostrzewski, Alyssa Bartels, Kaely DeMars, Paige Pederson.
On Thursday March 31st Marshall County Social Services hosted their Annual Volunteer Recognition Party.  Volunteers, County Commissioners and staff gathered in appreciation of the county volunteers.  The theme was “We Are Lucky to Have You as a Volunteer!” Marshall County Staff and County...


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