Amber and Ryan Merschman are owners of Merschman Sales & Service. They sell a complete line of pet foods and supplies at 32 Clearwater Ave. NW in Bagley.
Recently I was in Bagley, and remembered that Pearl needed dog food...You may remember Pearl from her excellent grooming experience when I wrote about Off the Tracks Grooming...Well, Pearl has a tender tummy, so finding the best dog food is challenging as we need to keep trying new ones that don’t...
Sunday night was perfect for viewing the lunar eclipse. This progression was taken by Dick Richards. A lunar eclipse (also known as a blood moon) occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow). This can occur only when the sun, Earth and moon are aligned (in "syzygy...
Brian Engebretson of Clearbrook demonstrates how easy it is to get around with the ActionTracker. He was recently surprised with the presentation that he received so that he would be able to stand upright and go hunting this year. Brian stated that, “it is a whole new world that he sees.”  Darien Northup, Operations Executive Director from Clear Waters Life Center in Clearbrook and Tim Sharp spearheaded the campaign to purchase the ActionTracker for Brian.
By Bonny Cote Tim Swenson, originally from Oklee, was faced with the challenge of helping his son Jeff, have a better life, after being injured in a car accident and becoming paralyzed.  Swenson, who owned power-sports dealership Action Sports at that time, had spent most of his life around all-...
Winners selected by the car show participants received $100 each. No entry fee is required. From left to right: Stacy Halvorson, Les Berg, Gully; Rick Myrum, Pengilly; Bob Prosser, Hallock; Brant Melbo, Bagley and Mary Gustafson, East Grand Forks and Pine Lake.
Gonvick City Clerk Stacy Halvorson presented the top five winners of the annual Gonvick Car Show that was held during Pumpkin Day.
Pastor John Merseth, Sr. (Audubon), Pastor Jeff Merseth (Oklee), Pastor Gene Lilienthal (Lengby), Pastor Nick Protsch (EGF), Pastor Michael Lilienthal (Iola, Wisconsin).
A beautiful September Sunday was the perfect setting for the installation of Reverend Gene Lilienthal as Pastor of the Lengby Lutheran Parish.  The installation took place at 4:30 pm on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Bagley.  Serving as liturgist was Reverend Jeff...
Ron and Marian Vold of Pinewood stopped by the David Mast residence to see how the threshing operation of the specialty grain was going. Power for the threshing machine was from an old tractor shown behind the Vold’s.
Threshing grain is separating the loosened chaff from the grain.  Today it is done mostly by a combine which can harvest, thresh and winnow the grain while it is in the field. The large machines that are used can automatically thresh and separate the grain and puts it into a grain wagon that is...
A variety of motorcycles and trikes are lined up and getting ready for the Clearwater County Veterans Memorial Ride.
On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, motorcyclists of every age and background met at the Bagley American Legion in the morning for snacks, juice, coffee and great conversation. There was time to admire the variety of bikes and trikes and meet old friends and make new ones. The ride kicked off after a...
She wasn’t going to let that dress stop her from getting on that tractor! This little one was among the many kids who participated in the Kiddie Tractor Pull at the Grygla Fall Festival last weekend. Look for more pictures in the "Image Gallery".
The theme of the Grygla Fall Festival this year was “Lots to Be Seen in 2015!”. The event was held August 28-30, 2015. Over 40 entries pleased the crowd on Saturday, August 29th. You can view more photos in the Image Gallery.
King and Queen for the 40th annual Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Show were Earl and Jeannine Hemmerich of Nisswa. They were driven in Everett Willberg’s restored red Cadillac. Earls father Roy set up the saw mill and later donated the land and the mill to the Pioneer grounds which has been a working display for many years.
Despite the weather many people showed up for the 40th anniversary of the Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Show that was held on August 21 to 23. History comes alive with all the activities that take place on the show grounds on the north entrance of Itasca Park. There are tractors of all sizes...
Red  Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki about to cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony at the Red Lake Nation College and the Government Center buildings in Red Lake. To his right Red Lake District Rep. Roman “Ducker” Stately and on his left Tribal Treasurer Annette Johnson.
As the blessing, opening prayer and drum ceremony took place at the new Red Lake Nation Capitol building a young eagle soared overhead. Red Lake Nation spiritual advisor Eugene Stillday spoke of a vision of an eagle that came to him in a dream. He thought it was a premonition that it should appear...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225


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