Clearwater County’s Outstanding Senior Citizens of 2019 are Darlene Sawyer and Jim Martin. They are shown with Dee Strandlien and Al Paulson organizers of the event.
By Bonnie Kirchman “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.” This quote was included in a letter recommending Darlene Sawyer as an outstanding senior citizen. This same quote can be applied to Jim Martin, who was also recommended for the honor....
The Clearbrook-Gonvick school board approved the hiring of two new teachers for the 2019-2020 school year at the regular meeting held on July 22, 2019. Laura Takunnen will be the new high school English teacher and Hannah Marsh will teach 6th grade for the district. Both are experienced teachers...
Four Clearwater County youth developed critical leadership skills during week-long experience in Washington, D.C. Kara Bowman, Annabell Phillips, Tessa Tramm and Izabell Gerbracht.
43 Minnesota youth, including 4 from Clearwater County, attended the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) experience in Washington, DC June 22-29, 2019. “CWF is a national 4-H experience designed to challenge youth to think about how they can use their voice to create positive, sustainable change...
By Karen Edelbach The Clearwater County Board of Commissioners met on July 9, 2019, discussing new election equipment, Land Department, Environmental Services, Recorder, and other departments on the Agenda. Auditor-Treasurer Al Paulson explained the need for the county to enter into an agreement to...
Bonnie Kirchman Tracee Bruggeman of Brady Martz reported on the city’s audit at the July 8th regular meeting of the Clearbrook City Council. Tracee provided the city with recommendations which included changing the deposit policy, increasing the general fund amount, and completing an inventory. She...
Lonny English was chosen by the Gonvick Lions Club to be their Grand Marshall for the 29th annual Rodeo parade. She is being driven in the parade by Gonvick Lion member Dick Richards.
Lonny English was chosen by the Gonvick Lions Club to be their Grand Marshall for the 29th annual Rodeo parade. The daughter of Marvin and Shirley Eck has been a resident of Gonvick all her life. She is a 1975 graduate fo Gonvick Trail High School. Her son Casey and daughter-in-law and their two...
The Clearbrook-Gonvick school board held its regular meeting on Monday, June 17th. Items on the agenda included staffing, building, extracurricular fund accounting, and the 2019-2020 budget. Staffing was addressed by both Principal Carl Dugstad and Superintendent Jeff Burgess. Mr. Dugstad reported...
 Ashley Boomgaarden is the new intern at the Clearwater County Attorney’s office.
By Bonnie Kirchman Jury duty, something many of us hope to avoid, was actually a turning point in Ashley Boomgaarden’s career path. As a college sophomore, Ashley was called for jury duty at the Clearwater County courthouse. She found the experience so interesting that she decided to change her...
By Bonnie Kirchman The Clearbrook-Gonvick School Board approved final plans for bidding on the new addition at the May 20, 2019 meeting. Other topics addressed include room painting, a new NWMF grant, and staffing changes. Sarah Goudge gave the Spotlight on Education program, featuring photographs...
The Klema family, Kailey, Bailey, Daphne and Zappa with Billy seated at their home overlooking Pine Lake.
By Bonnie Kirchman Billy and Daphne Klema and their daughters Bailey and Kailey opened their home this school year to Matheus Zappa Ramos, who is known as Zappa to family and friends. Zappa is an exchange student from Brazil. Zappa is from Sao Jose dos Campos, in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo....


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