McIntosh Times

June: The McIntosh Library kicked off summer with their annual reading program. The 2021 theme was Raptors Rule and they delivered with the Headwaters Science Center bringing many raptors to Roholt Park for the kids to learn about. The McIntosh Community Club held their Community City Wide Garage...
January: With COVID-19 still looming over us, we started the year with school in hybrid learning. While elementary students were back to a full time school day, high school students were still attending part time and distance learning the other part. High School sports were back in play, with...
Wayne Benbo turns over the reins of his ice saw business to Jordan Gunafson.
Recently long time local business owner Wayne Benbo of Fish’s Folding Ice Saw sold his business to Jordan Gunufson who will continue and expand the legacy of fine, hand-crafted ice saws into the future. The business will operate under the name Icesaw LLC. It all started when Wayne spent the winter...
Medal of Honor recipient Nels T. Wold was born in Winger, Minnesota. Winger is also the final resting place of Wold, who was killed in action in France on September 26, 1918 during a World War I conflict.
One hundred years ago, an American hero was laid to rest in a small cemetery near Winger.  On September 21, 1921, remains of Nels T. Wold, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, were buried in Elim Cemetery. On the 100th Anniversary of his funeral, a remembrance service will be held on...
The Annual McIntosh Harvest Festival, sponsored by the McIntosh Community Club will take place on Saturday, September 18th in downtown McIntosh.  There will be vendors set up starting at 9:00 am and continuing through 3:00 pm at the Fire Hall, Community Center and along the sidewalks with many...
A short service was held at the Winger Veteran's Memorial Park on Monday, May 31st in honor of Memorial Day by the American Legion Fengestad-Solie Poast 200. Attendees then gathered at the Winger Community Center for coffee and fellowship.
There may not have been color guard or a marching band this year at the Winger American Legion Memorial Day program, but the ceremony was still felt special as the Memorial Park in Winger is one of the most beautiful in Northwest Minnesota. The Memorial Park was completed in the spring of 1920...
Win-E-Mac Seniors, (back) Reed Neubert, Alex Jacobson, Noah Ostenaa, Gavin Walker, Remy Goodwin, Kobe Hamre, Grace Kaupang, Gavin Haskett, Paige Breckel, Bryce DuChamp; (front) Bryer Strom, Tom Martushev, Mia Thompson, Will Tofstad, Kendall Nelson, Felicity Andress and Dylan Roy.
The Win-E-Mac Academic, Athletic and Fine Arts Awards Program was held on Wednesday, May 12th in the Arts & Event Center. Win-E-Mac School Principal, Kevin McKeever opened the program and first recognized this year’s Senior Honor Students. These students have received a 3.5 grade point average...
McIntosh Friends of Veteran's hosted the annual blood drive at the McIntosh Community Center on Wednesday, January 27th. Dennis Boucher was one of the 52 individuals who showed up to give blood.
The McIntosh community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant on January 27th at the community center which helped collect a total of 47 units of blood products for patients in need.  A total of 52 individuals volunteered to donate blood and 43 individuals were able to donate at the Vitalant blood...
October 2020: Johnson & Johnson halts recruitment for its phase 3 ENSEMBLE trial for its COVID-19 vaccine halts vaccine trial over a patient’s unexplained illness but then restarted trials again. The Shoppe's of McIntosh held a Flea Market Flip competition on Main street. There was a huge...
Haaven hangs it up at Wild Rice Electric.
After 47 years at Wild Rice Electric, CEO, Steve Haaven,retires. Growing up in McIntosh, MN, Steve Haaven was more than delighted when Wild Rice Electric Cooperative offered him a job as an Engineering Aide in October of 1973 because he knew the opportunity meant he and his wife would be able to...


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