Board Officers are shown welcoming Tim Brinkman as Garden Valley’s seventh general manager.  Left to right are Secretary Byron Ness, President Vernon Hamnes, General Manager Tim Brinkman, Vice President Jerry Freitag and Treasurer Joe Sandberg.
Nearly 400 persons, including 201 registered members, were in attendance at the 110th annual membership meeting of Garden Valley Telephone Company held at the Win-E-Mac School auditorium near Erskine on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. As members registered and received their attendance gift, entertainment...
Tragic news as Grygla mourns the loss of two beloved community members, Jim and Gloria Holte, who were on their way to Alaska. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed the deaths of the Grygla area couple, killed Monday in a plane crash in British Columbia, Canada. Captain Ray...
Ben Hanson holds a copy of the artwork for the Goodridge History Book cover.
Ben Hanson has been working with a very large crew to get the 624 page Goodridge book ready for the Centennial that will be held July 3, 4  and 5, 2015. He is shown with a picture of the cover and the stock that was used to print the book at Richards Publishing Company in Gonvick. Saurdiff and Sons...
Wayne Bergh
by Darlene Sawyer Let's give a local man, Wayne Bergh of Clearbrook, a round of applause for his singing talent. He is going to have a busy summer as he prepares for two well-known concerts. On Saturday, May 23, 2015 he competed with 47 other musicians at the Event Center in the Shooting Star...
Defendants trafficked heroin and other drugs to the Red Lake and White Earth Indian Reservations from Detroit, Chicago, and Minneapolis United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the indictment of forty-one members of a multi-state heroin trafficking conspiracy. The 41 defendants named in the...
Thief River Falls RSVP Bone Builder Exercise Class trainers and participants recently gathered to commemorate and recognize National Senior Corp Week.
Thief River Falls RSVP Bone Builder Exercise Class trainers and participants recently gathered, representing more than 600 RSVP volunteers in the region, to commemorate and recognize National Senior Corp Week, May 18 – 22, 2015.  One hundred thirteen committed RSVP volunteers, throughout the 7...
Schoolhouse Grocery – Craig and Tamera Anderson, Tom Anderson, NMF Board Member
Bemidji, MN – May 15, 2015 – Since 1993, the Foundation has recognized the contributions of individuals and organizations in northwest Minnesota. Sixty-nine excellence awards have been given, which includes an unrestricted grant from the Foundation to the nonprofit of the recipients’ choice. This...
It’s almost hard to believe that five years have passed since Gully celebrated its centennial.  The Gully 100 Committee met recently and decided that they didn’t want to wait another hundred years to celebrate together again.   It is in that spirit that the town of Gully will celebrate its 105th...
Remember the kids who came home in a bag....
As my rotor winds down and comes to a stop, so does my career as a helicopter pilot. I have flown helicopters for 47 years and I am still alive. This has more to do with the angel on my shoulder than any input from me. The helicopter is a machine that theoretically shouldn’t fly, but in reality it...
Olivia Basinger, Morgan Basinger, Lainey Fawver and Emma Fawver were very happy to model the dresses made in the 1980’s.
Mothers, daughters and friends were treated to a brunch and style show at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Clearbrook. The event was held on Saturday, May 2 with clothing being modeled starting in the 1910’s.    Various fashions from long skirts to mini skirts and many different styles were...


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225


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