Grygla Eagle

Jennah Henrickson works to get the ball up to the setter! Photo by Grygla Eagle Newspaper
Charger’s Volleyball had two games last week vs. Clearbrook/Gonvick and Roseau and came up short against both teams. Tuesday, September 14th, the Chargers hosted the CG Bears in Goodridge.  GG1, CG 3 (22-25, 24-26, 25-21, 16-25) Stats: Caitlyn Jacobson: Serves 1, Digs 18, Assits 1, Kills 20;...
....and he’s out of retirement! That’s right! Lon Bolt is back in action on the sidelines for Charger’s football! He made a few mad dashes up and down the field last week as the Chargers beat the Patriots 28-22! Photo by Grygla Eagle
The Charger’s hosted Win-E-Mac last Friday night on the field in Goodridge where the 28-22 final score of that game gave the Chargers a nice win!  GG: 0 16 6 6 = 28 WEM: 0 8 0 14 = 22 Stats sent in by Coach Wilebski Andrew Loken 3 yard TD run, 2 point Kaylor Torgerson, WEM Ryan Kangas 33 yard TD...
Members of the Fourtown/Grygla Sportsman’s Club met with members of the Beltrami County District 4 Con Con Citizen Committee last Monday evening on the new fishing pier out at the pit. L-R: Jack Nelson, Robert & Kari Sundberg, Ray Benson, Jean Foss, Denise & Blair Holthusen and Ray Hendrickson. Photo by Grygla Eagle Newspaper
You’ve noticed different updates and photos shared throughout the summer from the gravel pit in rural Grygla. Along with a big sandy beach development, courtesy of Holthusen Construction, there have been other improvements including a firepit, a swimming raft, signage to promote keeping the area...
Grygla Lion’s President Lon Englund presented Richard Engelstad (left) and Ronald Engelstad (right) with their awards as Grygla Lion’s charter members. The club was started in 1971, 50 years ago!
The Grygla Lion’s Club was officially started in 1971, which makes this year the 50th anniversary! When the club first began in the winter of ’71, there were 79 Charter members on the list. A few of those founding members are still playing an active role in the club today!  Recently, five Lion’s...
The funeral and burial of Edna Finley was held on May 18th, 2021, at the Northwood Church, located on Moose River Road, north of Grygla. The last funeral held in the church was Ernest Anderson on August 4th, 1958. Photos by Grygla Eagle Newspaper
The funeral and burial of Edna Finley was held on May 18th, 2021, at the Northwood Church, located on Moose River Road, north of Grygla. The last funeral held in the church was Ernest Anderson on August 4th, 1958, though there have been several burials this year, and over the last few decades. This...
Justin Thompson, 2nd from the left, and the rest of his Roseau Rams golf team were named Section Champs in Bemidji last week. They advanced to State, where they will compete this week in Jordan, MN. Photo courtesy of Bob Thompson
The Roseau Rams Varsity Golf team, which Grygla Junior Justin Thompson is a part of, were named 2021 Section 8AA Champs, which means they are heading to State in Jordan, MN, this week. This will be the first time at stake for Roseau since 2011 and the first time in golf for the Grygla School! This...
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...


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