Bernis Invaldson demonstrates the art of sock-making on her Circular Sock Knitting Machine. "I taught myself how to use the machine by researching at the library and from videos on you-tube."
By Karen Edelbach "What is it?" asked observers of Bernis Invaldson's unusual machine as she diligently spun her wonder yarn into something unrecognizable at the Bagley Senior Center Tuesday.  "It's a Circular Sock Knitting Machine," she explains. "The 1924 manual that went with it gave the name....
By Bonnie Kirchman The Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board met for the regular monthly meeting on February 19th. Items on the agenda included staffing issues and grant applications. Two parents and two students attended the meeting, inquiring about the possibility of the students joining a wrestling...
Clearbrook-Gonvick Bus Drivers Back row: Tracey Raitz, Kristen Edgell, Mary Beth Pond, Crystal Winge, Kelly Wendorff, Deb Stein, Gerry Stein and Jerry Gerloff. Front Row: Trenton Edgell, Ray Reichert, Danny Churness, Scott Bakke and Marvin Berg. Not pictured Glen Trembath, Tasha Bakke, Amata Molnar and Alissa Preuss.
 Thousands of hardworking school bus drivers safely transport more than 760,000 students to and from school each day across the state. To recognize this important profession, Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Wednesday, Feb. 26, as School Bus Driver Appreciation Day in the state of Minnesota. School...
Eileen Vorderbruggen
After 20+ years of volunteering,  Eileen Vorderbruggen is retiring from the Vice-Presidency of the Clearwater County Food Shelf.   She will remain the contact person for Bethel Lutheran and continue to interview clients at the food shelf a few times a year.  Eileen loved her years as a Vice-...
Nordlund Stock Farm will be having their 23 annual production sale on Saturday, February 15 at the farm near Clearbrook. They will be selling 75 bulls (Yearlings and 2-year-old bulls) and 66 heifers (bred and open), Registered and Commercial Females. This is also the 46th year of selling seedstock...
Brian Svor and his cornhold game donation for Gully Hunters Supper silent auction.
Brian Svor has done a lot of serious hunting in his life.  He is an avid bow and rifle hunter. When he was younger, he hunted grouse and bear but now spends his hunting time watching for that “tirdy-point” whitetail buck and is a true enthusiast.  He also loves to fish. Brian works for the...
This is Jon Bachmann, from Frazee and his grandson Login working on our new barn.
The 44th Annual Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers show will be held this weekend August 16, 17 and 18th. The event is located on Highway 200 adjacent to beautiful Itasca State Park, 16914 North Entrance Drive, Lake Itasca. Daily events include log handling and loading, lumber sawing and planing,...
By Karen Edelbach The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on  August 6, 2019 for a special meeting regarding the 2020 procurement process for health plan selection decisions that were made by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS).  Jamie Halverson, Director of Clearwater County...
 Rosemalers who took the Os class are pictured here with teacher Trudy Peach who is holding her example of Os rosemaling. Seated in the front row from left to right: Sherry Yaeger, Debra Klepp, teacher Trudy Peach, Ray Sundquist, and Jean Christianson. In the back row from left to right: Marge Trembath, Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson, Ardella Lindberg, Barb Brooks, Becky Colebank, Jane Bellefy, Judy Merschman, Dawn Portz, and Sandy Sather.
By Bonnie Kirchman Thanks to an Arts Project Grant awarded by the Region 2 Arts Council, rosemaling teacher Trudy Peach was able to share her skills and expertise with local painters. “Yes, I would love to come and teach your group,” was the response from Trudy Peach to a request from the Norda...
Keith and Lynette Butler from Itasca Township.
The 2019 Button Honorees for the Lake Itasca Region Pioneers  are  Keith and Lynette Butler from Itasca Township.  They have been active  members of the LIRPF for many years.   Keith is one of the LIRPF  Directors and serves as Master of Ceremonies during the annual Friday  night Gospel Music Show...


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