Eileen Vorderbruggen
After 20+ years of volunteering,  Eileen Vorderbruggen is retiring from the Vice-Presidency of the Clearwater County Food Shelf.   She will remain the contact person for Bethel Lutheran and continue to interview clients at the food shelf a few times a year.  Eileen loved her years as a Vice-...
Nordlund Stock Farm will be having their 23 annual production sale on Saturday, February 15 at the farm near Clearbrook. They will be selling 75 bulls (Yearlings and 2-year-old bulls) and 66 heifers (bred and open), Registered and Commercial Females. This is also the 46th year of selling seedstock...
Brian Svor and his cornhold game donation for Gully Hunters Supper silent auction.
Brian Svor has done a lot of serious hunting in his life.  He is an avid bow and rifle hunter. When he was younger, he hunted grouse and bear but now spends his hunting time watching for that “tirdy-point” whitetail buck and is a true enthusiast.  He also loves to fish. Brian works for the...
This is Jon Bachmann, from Frazee and his grandson Login working on our new barn.
The 44th Annual Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show will be held this weekend August 16, 17 and 18th. The event is located on Highway 200 adjacent to beautiful Itasca State Park, 16914 North Entrance Drive, Lake Itasca. Daily events include log handling and loading, lumber sawing and planing,...
By Karen Edelbach The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on  August 6, 2019 for a special meeting regarding the 2020 procurement process for health plan selection decisions that were made by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).  Jamie Halverson, Director of Clearwater County...
 Rosemalers who took the Os class are pictured here with teacher Trudy Peach who is holding her example of Os rosemaling. Seated in the front row from left to right: Sherry Yaeger, Debra Klepp, teacher Trudy Peach, Ray Sundquist, and Jean Christianson. In the back row from left to right: Marge Trembath, Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson, Ardella Lindberg, Barb Brooks, Becky Colebank, Jane Bellefy, Judy Merschman, Dawn Portz, and Sandy Sather.
By Bonnie Kirchman Thanks to an Arts Project Grant awarded by the Region 2 Arts Council, rosemaling teacher Trudy Peach was able to share her skills and expertise with local painters. “Yes, I would love to come and teach your group,” was the response from Trudy Peach to a request from the Norda...
Keith and Lynette Butler from Itasca Township.
The 2019 Button Honorees for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneers  are  Keith and Lynette Butler from Itasca Township.  They have been active  members of the LIRPF for many years.   Keith is one of the LIRPF  Directors and serves as Master of Ceremonies during the annual Friday  night Gospel Music Show...
Clearwater County’s Outstanding Senior Citizens of 2019 are Darlene Sawyer and Jim Martin. They are shown with Dee Strandlien and Al Paulson organizers of the event.
By Bonnie Kirchman “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.” This quote was included in a letter recommending Darlene Sawyer as an outstanding senior citizen. This same quote can be applied to Jim Martin, who was also recommended for the honor....
The Clearbrook-Gonvick school board approved the hiring of two new teachers for the 2019-2020 school year at the regular meeting held on July 22, 2019. Laura Takunnen will be the new high school English teacher and Hannah Marsh will teach 6th grade for the district. Both are experienced teachers...
Four Clearwater County youth developed critical leadership skills during week-long experience in Washington, D.C. Kara Bowman, Annabell Phillips, Tessa Tramm and Izabell Gerbracht.
43 Minnesota youth, including 4 from Clearwater County, attended the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) experience in Washington, DC June 22-29, 2019. “CWF is a national 4-H experience designed to challenge youth to think about how they can use their voice to create positive, sustainable change...


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