Marilyn Dieckmann is pictured at the outdoor room of her gift shop, Tree Queen Tea & Gifts. What a nice place to have tea and peek at some of her amazing creations!
Have you ever been totally enchanted while out on a walk? Well, here’s my story. While walking in the woods one day, tall pines and thick shrubs obscuring the sun and creating a dappled glow, a clearing appeared and as I looked closer, I saw tiny homes with tiny creatures. The cottages were lit by...
Duane and Betty Johnson  of Clearbrook with John Hellquist presenting their award naming them Hometown Heroes.
Duane and Betty Johnson were honored recently by being named Hometown Heroes by the Modern Woodmen, Chapter No. 5012 of Bemidji. The Johnsons, of Clearbrook, were announced as recipients of the honor on August 9 by John Hellquist, area coordinator for Modern Woodmen. In his nomination of the...
 Gideon Ysen on the left with Good Samaritan resident Clyde Ellingwood.
At the Good Samaritan Clearbrook they are getting to know Gideon Ysen. Gideon has been working in the Dietary department, and getting to know everyone. He was born in Mexico, Missouri. He is a student at Clearbrook/Gonvick school, and plays football on their team. Listening to any music except new...
Twenty-five years ago in 1990 Brandon Earl was Dr. Randy Beard’s very first patient. August 2015 Brandon, a few years older, was his patient at the clinic again. Assisting Dr. Beard is Brooke (Wraa) Bakke.
Dr. Randy Beard started his practice in Clearbrook in 1990 and has been in operation ever since. That’s almost 25 years! Dr. Beard and his wife Lori have two daughters Katelin and Allison. Katelin now lives in Sioux Falls, SD doing social work and Allison enters high school this fall. He also...
How observant have you been? Yes, there is a new sign on the east and west end of Gonvick to welcome visitors to town. The sign was done by Steve Ballard with funds provided by the Gonvick Diamond Jubilee Committee and the Gonvick Lions Club. It even lights up at night.
The Ramsruds were selected as the 2015 Emerging Leaders for Clearwater County. Brian and Stephanie are shown with their children Lydia and Paul.
Bryan and Stephanie Ramsrud were named as the 2015 Emerging Leaders for Clearwater County. They live nine miles south of Bagley on their farm. In 1985 a small group of individuals in the Red River Valley of Minnesota gathered to discuss ways in which they might empower people in the region to move...
  Lilianne Haugse was the Queen of constructed clothing grades 6th-8th our runner up for the category was Tessa Tramm.
The 4-H Style Review was held on August 5th at the stage in the pines. There was a crowd of parents and grandparents who waited patiently to see their children and grandchildren strut their stuff. The 4-H Style Review is usually dominated by the girls but this year the review had two boys Obidia...
Gary Robbins is leaving Gully Tri Coop Association after 23 years and  moving on with wife Kristi to Maine, to be near his family. They will be missed by many!
    After 23 years in Gonvick, Gary Robbins and wife Kristi will be leaving the area to help care for and be near his family in West Paris, Maine. They will be living in the home where he grew up with his parents and sisters. Gary met Kristi Rude, daughter of Norman and Rosie Rude, when he was...
Dave Gedde, right, is retiring this year after 18 years of working at the Northern State Bank in Gonvick. He is leaving his position to Kris Munter, left, of Fosston who is very excited to start and expand the business.
The end of August Kris Munter will take over the official duties from Dave Gedde at the Northern State Bank in Gonvick. Dave has been the Executive Vice President at the bank since August of 1997. Dave lives in Gonvick with his wife Ramona and has two adult children Sarah and Michael. Dave served...


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