Grygla Eagle

Lee & Betsy Saurdiff at the Retirement Party held at the Grygla School in Betsy’s honor. 
Photo courtesy of Grygla School
Written by Kari Sundberg, Eagle Editor The Goodridge and Grygla School Districts bid farewell to long-time teacher, Betsy Saurdiff, who just retired after teaching Art and German for 36 years at both schools. Over the course of that time, mornings were spent teaching in Goodridge with the...
The gravel pit east of Grygla was the place to be over the weekend. Many came to check out the newly-made beach area on the east and south sides, courtesy of Blair Holthusen and his Holthusen Construction crew. The DNR also stocked 375 pounds of fish last Thursday morning. Pictured Jake Olson, Sheldin Sundberg and Nolan Anderson took advantage of the fresh eating opportunities, catching enough panfish to have a fish fry on the beach Sunday evening.
Last week brought a lot of changes to the gravel pit out by Grande Corner, about 12 miles east of Grygla, with some still to come! As many know, the gravel pit is visited by many locals who enjoy dropping a fishing line in or catching some sun on the beach, or playing in the water. Well, over the...
The Grygla School Student Council held a food drive recently and collected 560 pounds that they donated entirely to the Grygla/Gatzke Food Shelf! Photo courtesy of Joni Anderson
Written by  Cheryl Sistad, Chairman Although we are now into April, The Minnesota Food Share March Campaign continues through April 12th. We are in our second year of Covid and are pleased with the response we’ve been receiving. At the Grygla/Gatzke Food Shelf, we are working hard to keep a good...
A retirement party was held last week for Machinewell’s Vice Presidents, Ronald Palm and Donnie Wikert. Both have had an immense impact on their employees as well as the community by growing this local company into such a strong business. Photos by Grygla Eagle Newspaper
Written by Kari Sundberg, Eagle Editor It’s been 37 years for Donnie Wikert and 33 years for Ron Palm when it comes to their employment and contribution to Machinewell, Inc. That’s a lot of blood, sweat and tears - laughter, too, if you know these two! But the Co-Vice Presidents of Machinewell are...
Clint & Matia Brobst, are pictured along with their children. Matia and her oldest daughter, Lakylie, will soon be traveling to Austin, Texas, to meet up with their friend and author Claire Culwell. Photo courtesy of Matia Brobst
Written by Kari Sundberg, Eagle Editor Two inspiring women and their success stories will be coming together again in just a few weeks in Austin, Texas. For Matia Brobst, the cup has always been viewed as full. She made the choice to see it that way.  So did her support system.  At 28 years old,...
Ryan and Chelsey Sirek, ages 24 and 23 respectively, live in Euclid, Minn. Ryan was released in March 2021 after four months in the hospital, fighting COVID-19. Photos special to The Forum and original article
The following story was written by Robin Huebner (Fargo), March 19, 2021. Ryan and Chelsey Sirek are from Euclid, MN, but are currently staying with Chelsey’s family while Ryan continues to recover. Chelsey (Peters) Sirek is an alumna of Grygla High School.  The last time Ryan Sirek slept in his...
Jordan Coan in last week’s game against the Gators in Greenbush. The final score of the game was BGMR 84, GG 49. Photos by Grygla Eagle Newspaper
BBB at BGMR on Monday, March 8th BGMR 84, Chargers 49 Stats - Jake Olson (11 pts), Riley Manderud (2 pts, 4 reb, 5 asst), Jordan Coan (4 pts, 8 reb), Lewis Jones (14 pts, 7 reb, 2 asst), Kaylor Torgerson (1 pt), Sheldin Sundberg (2 pts), Ian Haugen (4 pts, 6 reb), Moses Jensen (1 pt, 2 asst), Blake...
Candidates: Mya Anderson, Hailey Knutson, Chloe Kuznia, Jake Olson, Jared Haack, Levi Kiesow. Attendants: Katelyn Larson, Justin Thompson (Juniors), Nevaeh Shaffer, Anthony Englund (Sophomores), Chelsie Nelson, Andrew Englund (Freshmen), Ava Sorvig, Payton Dougherty (8th grade), Mollie Lunsetter, Raymond Moe (7th grade), Kyla Nordvick, Emmitt Aune (1st grade).
This year’s Homecoming for the Grygla School was done in a non-traditional way, due to COVID-19. Earlier in the school year, the Homecoming Football and Volleyball games were held, along with student games and contests, however, Coronation was put on hold. The event took place last week on Monday,...
Thank you for your continued support of the Grygla-Gatzke Food Shelf. The need continues to be there and as always we don’t know what the future holds so we hope we can continue to be there for those in need. We currently have 28 family units registered but we have served an average of 15...
Garden Valley Technologies is accepting applications for the 2021 Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The deadline to apply is less than two weeks away. Each year Garden Valley Technologies considers sponsoring up to two youth delegates to attend the NTCA Foundation for...


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