Leader Record

Clearbrook and Gonvick Fire Departments representatives were at the school for fire prevention week. Members talking with the students from left to right were: Scott Anderson, James Kumpula, Nick Rankin, Nick Erickson and Candace Coulter.
“Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, 2021. From beeps to chirps, this year’s campaign works to better educate the public about the sounds smoke alarms make, what those sounds mean, and how to respond to them. “Smoke alarms have played a leading role...
Pat Hart and his dog Mr. Dog.
Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab resident, Pat Hart, had a special visitor this summer. Mr. Dog made the journey from Iowa with his current owners to see his best friend and former owner.     In 2019, Pat lived in Iowa.  He had just retired and was planning on moving to Minnesota when he suffered a...
Dan and wife April
Hello! I, Daniel Gazelka, have served as Chief of Police for the Cities of Clearbrook and Gonvick since June of 2012. In 2018 I began thinking of changing careers, having just received a Bachelors degree in Leadership and Ministry from Oak Hills Christian College. As life would have it, a sequence...
Amelia Machlitt and Jack McQuown All Conference.
The Clearbrook-Gonvick Cross Country Team traveled to Bagley last Tuesday October 12th for their big conference meet. Again the weather was very nice which made for a great day to race. The Bagley course is one of the hardest courses we run on all season with lots of rolling hills. To earn all-...
Garden Valley Technologies is excited to have the opportunity to work closely with several local schools to provide live broadcasts of student-run productions, including our most recent partnership with Clearbrook-Gonvick High School, home of the Bears.  Beginning with fall sports in September 2021...
Josh Tharaldson- K-12 Dean of Students.
Editors note: Mr. Tharaldson was given a list of questions which are as follows: Name: Josh Tharaldson Family: The Tharaldson name is familiar to some in the Clearbrook-Gonvick community and the number 1 question I have received so far while in my new role is whether or not I am a relative of the...
Glenn Rettmann was honored with a plaque in his honor at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School. With him from left to right: daughter Brig Rettmann Bergquist and grandchildren Louella and Rett, wife Sherry and daughter Lindsey Rettmann.
A new plaque has been put up in the commons area of the Clearbrook-Gonvick School. The board was purchased with funds from the Clearbrook-Gonvick Sports Boosters and names all the records for both boys and birls teams. It was put there to honor Glenn Rettmann and Ed Roepke  who were the track and...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick school board heard that Supt. Grow and Paula Boomgaarden, Business Manager have been working on ESSER funding that will be coming up. That is Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Funds. The district has been completing ESSER funds which amounts to $900,000 that would be...
Wild rice growers enjoyed visiting at the celebration for the 2021 silo expansion. From left to right: Rod Skoe, Velmer Halama, Peter Imle and Paul Imle.
Riviana Foods in Clearbrook held a celebration for the 2021 silo expansion that has been completed for the rice season. Enrique Zaragoza, President & CEO of Riviana from Houston Texas and Alberto Pascal Vice President of rice operations and engineering for Riviana, at the Memphis, Tennessee...
The Clearbrook American Legion held a membership dinner and a quilt was given to veteran Lloyd Engen. There were over 40 at the dinner and two Legion Auxiliary members Corrinne Anderson on the left and Vi Myklejord presented the quilt to him. They were also the ones who put in the time to complete...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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