Christine Johnson, the three-year-old daughter of Tim and Laura Johnson, was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The family expects that she will require treatment for the next three to four years. A fundraising benefit to help the family with medical bills is scheduled for Tuesday, July 23 at Magelssen Elementary. A fundraising motorcycle ride is also planned for that same day. Photo submitted.
A benefit fundraiser for Christine Johnson will be held on Tuesday, July 23 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Magelssen Elementary School in Fosston. Christine is the three-year-old daughter of Tim and Laura Johnson. She has two older brothers, Carl and Max, an older sister Emily, and a younger brother Andrew...
Ferdinand “Ferdie” Mandt, age 96, of Bird Island died Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Mount Olivet Careview Home in Minneapolis.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bird Island with Rev. George Schmit as celebrant.  Burial is in the...
Congratulations to the first graduating class of McIntosh Senior Living's CNA Training Program. These students were amazing and will do a wonderful job, taking care of people that need them in several communities around Northwest Minnesota. Back row (l-r): Marissa Olson, Cheyenne Bunker, Jasmine Grindeland, Tara Waldal, Rebekah Rose; Front row: Monica Winter, Kristina Egoroff, and Instructor Carissa Affeldt.
McIntosh Senior Living recently opened up a Training Center in downtown McIntosh. Taking over the former Win-E-Mac Dental office on the Main Street in McIntosh. The facility recently held an Open House for the public to check things out. The Center will be a great asset for McIntosh and is run by...
David Lee Murphy will be performing live at 8:30 p.m. at the Fully Charged Foundation fundraiser event in Grygla on Friday, June 7th.
Please come support the Fully Charged Foundation as we raise money to provide scholarships for area youth to pursue careers in the skilled labor trades.   The only ticket & entry gate will be on the south end of north Main Street between the Grygla Coop Store and Farmers Union Oil.  At this...
Pam Goebel and Shannon Engebretson share a cooperative relationship with each therapist running their own business in Gonvick.
By Bonnie Kirchman Two massage therapists with different experiences and backgrounds met this year in Gonvick. Out of that meeting, a cooperative relationship has grown, with each therapist running their own business, while sharing the same space in the Clearwater Life Center of Gonvick. Pam Goebel...
You may have seen a new non-profit organization in NW Minnesota on your social media news feeds and it is gaining a lot of traction to provide scholarships to youth in our area who pursue careers in the skilled labor trades. The Fully Charged Foundation based in Grygla, MN was an idea and vision by...
Gully Tri-Coop Association Board of Directors from left to right: Corey Petterson, Paul Rydeen, Vice President, Dean Hanson, President, Jim Gunvalson, Steve Hughes, Secretary & Treasurer, Cory Carlson and Lon Vettleson.
Gully Tri Coop held there annual meeting Saturday March 23rd at the Gully Community Center. Entertainment was provided by Eric Mickelson. The Bethany ladies’ aide provided meals after the meeting to the attendees. President of the Board, Dean Hanson, started off the meeting by thanking all the Coop...
Eugene “Gene” Harwood is proud of his military service and enjoys talking about his experience.
By Bonnie Kirchman Leader-Record Eugene “Gene” Harwood, a longtime resident and business owner in the Bagley area is also a Korean War Veteran. He recently shared his memories along with some of the many photographs he took while serving in the Army.  Eugene Harwood spent his early years in North...
“Our scholarship selection committee is eager to review the applications and award our first annual scholarships, including the Wendy Sandsmark Memorial Scholarship and several Fully Charged Foundation Scholarships,” says Patrick Hackley, Fully Charged Foundation Executive Director. The Fully...
Bud and Marlys Larsen with their display of Hardanger Fiddles.
Bud and Marlys Larsen, of Brainerd, MN, will present an exciting program featuring Bud’s handcrafted Hardanger fiddles. The Hardanger fiddle is often called the national instrument of Norway and gets its name from the Hardanger region of Norway where it originated in the 17th century. It is similar...


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