Johnson Township town board gathered together to honor two former members.  Members in the back row from left to right: Lloyd Sweno, Stanley Solheim, Harold Sweno, John Erlandson, Thomas Erlandson and former board member Nancy Lee from 1978 to 2000. Seated were the honored members Glenn Bergerson and Robert Erlandson.
The Johnson Township Board met at Pioneer Memorial Care Center at Erskine on June 10, 2018 to present plaques to Robert Erlandson and Glenn Bergerson for their years of serving as Board Members for Johnson Township. Robert Erlandson served as treasurer from 1979-2016 and Glenn Bergerson served as...
Karen Bratvold showing her winning pose at the Gain Fitness in Clearbrook.
Karen Bratvold, the fitness trainer at Gain Fitness located in the Clear Waters Life Center in Clearbrook made a big name for herself. She won the women’s physique body building title at Minnesota State Champion NPC Body Builder contest. She won both divisions and overall women’s category at the...
Morning view just after our first Teahouse stay in Phakding, sharing the trail with mules. Lucas Hendrickson, Christopher Kjolhaug, and Blake Saathoff
Christopher Kjolhaug, graduate from Clearbrook-Gonvick, hiked to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal at the end of May along with two other team members who aspired to do the same. Christopher, along with Lucas Hendrickson, from the state of Washington, and Blake Saathoff, a South Dakotan, made...
Ken Brien showing the 48 star flag that was found in the stairway of the bell tower at Our saviors Lutheran church in Leonard.
The Leonard Legion Post 619 dissolved their post in 1954. Members of that post then joined the Clearbrook Legion Post 256. What happened to their flag that they used for parade and display at their meetings was recently found by Ken Brien.  He was up in the stairway that leads to the church bell in...
Glenn Bergerson with Gonvick Fire Department Chief Billy Klema.
Glenn Bergerson of Gully attended his last Gonvick Fire Department dinner as a member of the Johnson Township Board. He has been serving for the last 27 years on the town board since 1991. He served as a supervisor for many years and the last few years he served as the chairman of the township. ...
Leonard Family Childcare Business of the year for 2017.
Northern Minnesota is currently facing a shortfall of more than 2,000 child care slots to accommodate the children of working parents. Julie Fredrickson, owner and operator of the Leonard Family Childcare business was not concerned about the apparent obstacles to opening a Childcare business. She...
Alice (Bergman) Forsberg will be turning 95 on May 18. She is holding one of her paintings which she did when she was over 80 years old. Alice says, “Don’t be afraid to get involved and try to do things. It is the only way you will find out where you fit in. If you don’t try, you won’t know.”
Alice (Bergman) Forsberg arrived in America from Sweden in 1926 when she was just 3 years old, along with her parents and six siblings. They arrived on the 24th of November through New York City, not the usual Ellis Island, because there were so many immigrants arriving at that time.  Alice's...
Kim Solberg from the Gonvick Lions Club with Chris Paulson who the benefit was for last weekend in Clearbrook at the Community gym.
The benefit that was held for Chris Paulson last weekend at the Clearbrook Community Center was a huge success. The silent auction items were all set up and ready at 4:00 pm as well as the spaghetti meal that was served by the Gonvick Lions Club. Many groups including the  Leonard Our Saviors...
Front: Hannah Syller, Jennah Henrickson, Katerina, Groven, Amy Wiskow, Chantel Grindeland, Alliya Smith, Payton Homme.  Back Row: Braiden Carver, Thor Henrickson, Ben Groven, Brandon Stanley,  Felix Jensen,  Anna Mickolio, Donavin Hagen.  Not Pictures Mataya Sargent, Sydney Solberg.  Goodridge Drama Department performs “Larceny and Old Lace.”  April 26th and 27th at 7:00PM at the Goodridge School Gymnasium.
The Goodridge School Drama Department, along with the Close-Up program, is hosting a dinner theater on Friday, April 27th, at 7 pm. Come enjoy a tasty dinner while watching the ever-hilarious play “Larceny and Old Lace.” Tickets are now on sale from any Close-Up student for $20. Price of the ticket...
Ginger so thrilled that the director of  'They Deserve Better Ministry' is having his first visit in the USA!! He was in Minnesota braving the cold and ice!
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Haiti makes up the western one-third of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. The eastern two-thirds of the island is the Dominican Republic. In January of 2010 a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti and then again a 6.1 earthquake killing...


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