Pumpkin winners from left to right: Erv Wickam, Matt Wickam, Al Danielson, Kaylin Erickson the top winner, Annie Bergh, Tucker Johnson, Bob Edevold and JJ Solberg.
The great pumpkin weigh-off had Kaylin Erickson of Clearbrook having not only the largest pumpkin but a record for the biggest in the 25 years weighing 1,348 pounds. First place - Kayline Erickson 1,348 pounds, 2nd place Tucker Johnson 1,200 pounds, 3rd place JJ Solberg 1,172 pounds, 4th place...
Can you beat the sizes of these pumpkins from 2017?
The date is coming closer for the pumpkin day in Gonvick. Saturday, September 29 will be several things going on.  It will be the 25th year that they have held the event. The Sunday School at Samhold Lutheran Church will be serving a breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00 am. The 13th annual car show will be...
The Belchers had to get their picture taken by one of the most photographed places in Minnesota with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.
The second, third and fourth generation family members of Andrew and Julia Bakken of Gonvick (formerly Winsor), Minnesota had a get together August 19th-26th, 2018.  Fourteen relatives, nine adults and five children under the age of five years old, traveled from Argentina to Minnesota to meet and...
Celebrating Christmas with the family in the hospital. Many holidays and birthdays were celebrated at the University of Minnesota. McKenzie Hamm, Mia & Callen Carriere, Malayna Hamm, Bob, Kelly & Jamie Carriere, Tracy & Ron Hamm, and Sue Carriere.
In 1995 Bob Carriere, age 62, started having heart problems and ended up having a triple heart bypass and it lasted until 2002 and then he had to have the triple bypass again. After that he has had stents put in and then more recently he had a pace maker and defibrillator put in. His heart was...
Gladys E. Lindberg, 98, of Fertile, MN, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at Fair Meadow Nursing Home, Fertile, after a brief illness and with her family by her side. Gladys Eunice Lindberg was born January 28, 1920, near McIntosh, MN, to parents Charles and Hilma Enevold Svalen. Gladys grew up in...
Dan and Lurae Erickson enjoy taking part in car shows around the area. Here they are posing alongside their yellow 1970 Chevy Chevelle.
This year is the 9th Annual Classic Car Show for the Highway 2 Cruisers. There are three vehicles featured on the poster and t-shirts for this year’s event, and they are owned by Dan and Lurae Erickson of Clearbrook. The vehicles are a 1970 Chevelle, 1949 Chevy Pickup and a 1956 Chevy 210 Hardtop....
Edna Wraa showing her husband Gerald (WWII Vet) the print on his bench at the Clearbrook Memorial (Gerald is legally blind). Photos submitted.
One more bench has been added to the Clearbrook Veterans Memorial Park recently.  The Gerald Wraa family put in a bench to honor their father’s service during World War II. Ness Granite Works from Detroit Lakes put the bench in place. They had never put in a bench for a veteran who was present when...
Out at the bakery location, north of Gonvick, a sign has been erected.  This Mrs. Olson’s Lefse sign was a Christmas gift to the owners from their wonderful employees!   Mark Edevold and Tanya Tharaldson built the sign “shelter”, planted the flowers and added the Norwegian and U.S.A. flags.  Take a...
Mentor Farmers Market is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. Barb Schulstad (market vendor: Schulstad 's Produce) is on the left.  Mary Bratrud, (market vendor: Lake Stuff & President of the Mentor Farmers Market) is on the right.
Mentor Farmers’ Market in Mentor, Minnesota is preparing to celebrate their TEN year anniversary in conjunction with their Customer Appreciation Day.  A date has been set for Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.   The Mentor Farmers Market proved successful over the last ten years and...


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