Author: Laura Hamilton

McIntosh Senior Living Golf Fundraiser

McIntosh Senior Living is hosting an 18-hole golf tournament at the Fosston golf course on Saturday, June 11th. They are raising money for a 6 seater golf cart for the residents to help them get out more and enjoy the sunshine as well as a change or scenery. Carissa Affeldt tells us about the games…
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May 27, 2022 0

Memorial Day Program in Fosston

The 2022 Memorial Day program will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Fosston at 12 noon. There will be a brief program at the park with invocation, singing of the national anthem, rifle salute, taps, benediction and back this year – the war birds flyover! Come to Melland Park early for a Pie and…
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May 27, 2022 0

Vietnam Traveling Wall Coming to Gonvick

The Vietnam Traveling wall is coming to Gonvick this summer The traveling wall will be set up July 7th through 10th by the Gonvick Fire Hall. The Vietnam Traveling Wall is a 3/5 scale of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, it stands six feet tall at the center and covers almost 300 feet from…
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May 27, 2022 0

Prairie Pines Childcare Center Open House

Prairie Pines Childcare Center in Fosston will have an Open House on Thursday, June 2nd, beginning at 7:00 pm. The open house will be held at the childcare center at 121 Johnson Avenue North in Fosston (formerly the Prairie Pet Clinic building) The process of getting the daycare ready began about 4 years ago. During…
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May 24, 2022 0

Mobile Food Drop in Bagley – May 25th

North Country Food Bank is partnering with United Way of Bemidji Area and the Clearwater County Food Shelf for a mobile food distribution in Bagley on Wednesday, June 25th from noon to 1pm. At the mobile food drop, people can just simply drive up and receive food, no questions asked. Everyone is welcome. Denise Boelter,…
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May 24, 2022 0

Find Your Place In Fosston Photo Contest

The City of Fosston is working on a new campaign to market the community as a whole. The campaign is titled “Find Your Place In Fosston” and to kick things off, the City is sponsoring a photo contest for photos and videos that tell the story of our community. Evan Fonder, member of the Fosston…
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May 21, 2022 0

Fosston School Board Notes

During their regular monthly meeting on May 19th, the Fosston School Board accepted the resignation of High School Principal Dominic Krump, effective June 30th, 2022. The board has completed the applicant interview process and are awaiting acceptance from the person they have selected for the position. Baird Financial consultants gave a presentation to the board…
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May 20, 2022 0

Final NELL Program of the Spring Season

Northern Exposure to Lifelong Learning presents their final program of the season on Wednesday, May 18th at the Bagley American Legion. Terry Smith will speak on his 37 year law enforcement career. Coffee is served at 9:00 am and the program begins at 9:30. Rebecca Friborg talks about the last NELL program of the spring…
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May 17, 2022 0

National Police Week Observance

National Police Week was observed this week. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. During his monthly radio segment on KKCQ, Sheriff Darin Halverson gave his thanks to the law enforcement officers who work in Clearwater…
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May 17, 2022 0

Cold Water Dangers

Over 30 percent of boating fatalities in Minnesota happen in cold water with a victim not wearing a life jacket. Falls overboard and capsizing are still the most common cause of boating fatalities in the state.Falling into icy water can be deadly because many boaters do not think about the effects of cold water immersion.…
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May 17, 2022 0