Connie Nelson showing some of her work as Showcase Artist at Gallery North for May.
Gallery North of Bemidji  is featuring Connie Nelson as Showcase Artist. The Clearbrook rosemaler had her rosemaled products on display for an Open House on May 1.  Rosemaking is a decorative painting on wood that originated in the rural areas of Norway. Many designs and shapes are used in the hand...
Inter-County Community Council is celebrating 50 years of serving Clearwater, Pennington Red Lake and East Polk counties.  ICCC is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency that was organized in April of 1965 by a group of local people to combat poverty. We will be sharing a story every week...
Displaying her beautiful Quilts of Valor quilt, that will be given to a local serviceman or woman is Kathryn Carver. The quilt was quilted by Colette Fish.
McIntosh Heritage & Arts Center hosted the annual Swing into Spring Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 25th. By all accounts the morning was a success, pancakes and sausages (from Neil’s Quality Meats), coffee and orange or apple juice were enjoyed by many for a freewill donation.  Some...
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed May, 2015 as Community Action Month. The goal is to highlight Community Action Agency’s role in helping low-income families move out of poverty to achieve economic security. Community Action Agencies serve 20 million people annually in communities...
Front row: Mikayla Vesledahl, Jenna Wiersma, Indiana Nornes, Megan Espeseth, Jessica Kasprzak, Maggie Spry, Megan Kangas, Kaysee Mandt. Back Row:  Amanda Farrell, Madison McKeever, Kelsey Knutson, Austin Tadman, Zachary Plante, Zac Tradewell, Hannah Wiersma, and Brittany Rolf.
The WEM National Honor Society Chapter held their induction ceremony April 29th, 2015 to honor outstanding WEM High School students. More than just an honor roll, National Honor Society serves to honor students who have demonstrated excellence in areas of scholarship,leadership, service and...
 Several of Chad Schmitz’s classmates from Lafayette High School’s class of 1991 attended last Saturday’s benefit, including, front row from left: Fay (Cassavant) Struthers, Patti (Hofius) Grandstrand, Schmitz, Jennifer (Riendeau) Schallberg and Lynette Schmidt. Back row: Kirk Fontaine, Joe Marcotte, Paul LaPlante, Glen Marcotte, Scott Gervais, Chris Huot, Chris Derosier and Nicky (Demarais) Overgaard.
A benefit for Chad Schmitz, who was diagnosed in April of 2012 with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, was held at the America Legion Club in Red Lake Falls. Linda Schultz and Nancy Hofstad organized the event, which was a huge success thanks to the generosity of many people who helped...
Fire investigators have determined that the recent Palsburg Fire, which burned more than 4,500 acres of wild lands in Roseau County, originated from a slash pile the Department of Natural Resources burned last fall. Slash is branches and other woody debris that remains after a logging operation. “...
Dan and Nicole Larson, Clearbrook, from Clearwater County
 Roseau, Minn. Darby Boe and Amanda Leibersbach, Warren, from Marshall County, Monte and Kristin Erickson, Fertile, from East Polk County and Dan and Nicole Larson, Clearbrook, from Clearwater County received special recognition at the Emerging Leadership Program Recognition Banquet on March 28th...
L to R: Nate Dorr, grant officer for Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Robin Larson, Project Coordinator for The Idea Circle in Bagley, Bonnie Engen, North Country Community Health Services administrator, and Tom Anderson of Clearbrook, Vice Chair of NMF met last Tuesday to discuss the $25,000 grant NMF gave to NCCHS and the benefit it brings to the local communities. It will serve to help youth and new moms learn healthy coping skills during stressful life events.
Bonnie Engen of the North Country Community Health Services Board, Robin Larson, Project Coordinator for The Idea Circle in Bagley, Tom Anderson of Clearbrook, Vice Chair of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, and Nate Dorr, who is the Northwest Minnesota Foundation program officer for grants met...


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