Leader Record

  During the March 14 Board of Commissioner’s meeting, there was discussion about the Good Samaritan property in Clearbrook. The property has been in tax forfeiture for a number of years and the most recent purchase offer fell through last year. On Monday, March 13, the commissioners, and County...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School board has been having working sessions for a future referendum. The school building is twenty years old and they are looking for upgrades. They have had presentations from architects and construction management teams.  After those meetings the board met on Tuesday,...
The Clearbrook Elevator Annual Meeting was held on Friday, March 10th at the Clearbrook Community Center-Legion Room.  Coffee and donuts were offered at 10:00 with the business meeting at 10:30. Board President, Richard Kroening called the meeting to order. Board Secretary, Scott Anderson, read the...
Kara Waldvogel is the new Clearwater County 4-H program Coordinator.
By Clearwater County 4-H Derrick Norman, Reporter Clearwater County 4-H held its March Leaders council meeting on Monday, March 13th at 7:00 at the courthouse. We were introduced to our new coordinator, Kara Waldvogel, who started her position on March 8th. Kara lives on a small hobby farm in rural...
Phung Do is one of two exchange students at the Clearbrook-Gonvick High School.
Phung Do is one of two exchange students at the Clearbrook-Gonvick High School. She answered several questions that were given to her.  She is living with the Eileen Miller family in Clearbrook. Tell us about your family at home and yourself. "There are four members in my family. Because we live in...
  On February 21, 2023, the Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received authorization from the Clearwater County Board of Commissioners to conduct fundraising for a K9 unit.  It has been a long time, 2008 to be exact, since Clearwater County has had a K9 unit. I am excited for this opportunity and...
Before the Clearbrook-Gonvick School board opened their meeting on Monday, February 27, Superintendent Grow offered an appreciation to the members. A gift bag was presented for their work on the board.  A call to order and the pledge to the flag before the start of the meeting. During Community...
Junior Presley Westrum and her parents, Corey and Sue Westrum.
Parents of Clearbrook-Gonvick girls basketball were honored on Parent's Night 2023 on Friday, February 24. They were presented flowers after the Junior Varsity game was held.  Parents and players were invited to get together in the Commons area following the varsity game for an Ice Cream Social in...
Sam and Dorothy Walton of rural Gully. Photo by Cheryl Mollin
  Sam and Dorothy Walton of rural Gully were special guest speakers at the Samhold Lutheran Church Ladies’ Aid in Gonvick on February 16. 2023. The theme of their program was “Love Conquers All” as Dorothy and Sam were the special speakers relating to their harrowing experience with Covid. After...
Dumpsters in the county are not to be used for the items that were left recently at the Shevlin Township site. The person was identified as an out of county resident and is in the process of being fined for the incident.
  On February 14, the County Board of Commissioners met with all members present.  While discussing the minutes of the previous meeting, Commissioner John Nelson asked if the Farmers Independent would mention some additional information to what was not reported regarding the boat wash station for...


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