Eugene “Gene” Harwood is proud of his military service and enjoys talking about his experience.
By Bonnie Kirchman Leader-Record Eugene “Gene” Harwood, a longtime resident and business owner in the Bagley area is also a Korean War Veteran. He recently shared his memories along with some of the many photographs he took while serving in the Army.  Eugene Harwood spent his early years in North...
“Our scholarship selection committee is eager to review the applications and award our first annual scholarships, including the Wendy Sandsmark Memorial Scholarship and several Fully Charged Foundation Scholarships,” says Patrick Hackley, Fully Charged Foundation Executive Director. The Fully...
Bud and Marlys Larsen with their display of Hardanger Fiddles.
Bud and Marlys Larsen, of Brainerd, MN, will present an exciting program featuring Bud’s handcrafted Hardanger fiddles. The Hardanger fiddle is often called the national instrument of Norway and gets its name from the Hardanger region of Norway where it originated in the 17th century. It is similar...
 A benefit for Julie (Engesether) Dulka will be held on Saturday, March 2nd 3pm-8pm at the American Legion in Red Lake Falls. In 2010, Julie (Engesther) Dulka of Red Lake Falls, daughter of Marvin Engesether (Plummer), was diagnosed with a Type 2 Ependymoma tumor that was located inside her spinal...
Clearbook-Gonvick bus drivers from left: Ray Reichert, Jerry Gerloffs, Tracy Raitz, Crystal Winge, Deb Stein, Gerry Stein, Scott Bakke and Trenton Edgell. Not pictured: Tasha Bakke, Kristen Edgell, Subs-Marvin Berg, Alissa Preuss and Glen Trembath.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of hardworking school bus drivers safely transport more than 760,000 students to and from school each day across the state. To recognize this important profession, Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Wednesday, Feb. 27, as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in the state...
Timothy Merle Conger, 25, of Bagley was sentenced on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Polk County District Court for mail theft. He had been stealing money from the mail by opening and resealing the letters with tape after the cash inside had been removed. The theft carries a maximum punishment of...
BEMIDJI, Minn. – The speed limits on several highways in northwest Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The new speed limits take effect when the new signs are posted.  Highways that will receive new speed limits signs include...
 Carol Reed and Director Marilyn Shamp celebrating a Senior Connection participant.
Our rural location often makes access to services impossible that residents of larger towns take for granted, so the fact that an adult day services facility is located in Gonvick is amazing. Senior Connection Adult Day Services, a program of Clear Waters Life Center, is small enough to provide...
Leech Lake Color Guard.
Story by Michael Meuers, Photos by David F. Harrington BSU and the Sanford Center hosted the Sixth Annual Native Nations Night on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The BSU Beavers faced off against University of Alaska-Fairbanks in a hotly contested game that went to OT...
Dennis Engebretson will speak at the Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Farming Event February 16, 2019
Dennis Engebretson will be speaking at the Small Scale Sustainable Sheep Farming Event February 16, 2019 at Clearbrook City Hall, Clearbrook MN. More information about the event at sheepcommunity or email or 218-657-2502.  Alethea Kenney had the opportunity to interview...


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