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Bagley Dance Show

1/21/23 – Youth of different ages performed at the Dance Show on Saturday.


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Third grade Basketball Players

1/3/23 – During halftime of the Flyers Boys’ Basketball game, the third grade players took to the court for a scrimmage.


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Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Snowmobile Races on Pine Lake

1/1/23 – There were seven races held on Saturday, December 31, 2022 and nine races on Sunday, January 1, 2023. Racers came from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Colorado and New York to compete.


The Gerald Dyrdahl Memorial Pro Stock final was won by Dan Revering #101 from Fergus Falls. Revering took home the winners check of $10,000.


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Race Results
Festival of Trees winners

The Festival of Trees was conducted at the Clearwater County History Center in Shevlin during the month of December. Visitors to the center could bring an item for the food shelf or make a $1 donation and place a vote for their favorite tree. There were 378 votes cast, with the trees shown here receiving the most votes. Click on the images to enlarge.

Making Spirits Bright Light Tour

December 16, 2022 – The tour started at the Community Education building and included stops at local businesses and homes decorated for the holidays.

Santa sighting in Shevlin

December 10, 2022 – Santa Claus visited Shevlin and handed out stockings full of treats. Families also had the chance to go on a sleigh ride.

Santa sighting in Bagley

December 8, 2022 – Santa Claus visited Galen’s Fresh Food Market & Hardware Hank to visit with all of the boys and girls.

2022 Clearwater Classic Sleds Vintage Snowmobile Show

December 3, 2022 – The annual show was held at Fireside Grill & Patio. Even though the temp was around zero, there were many sleds on display and spectators checking them out.

Veterans Day Program at Bagley High School

November 14, 2022 – Due to the weather and a two hour late start for school on November 11, the Veterans Day program at the high school was postponed until Nov. 14. Following the program, Veterans were served lunch in the high school cafeteria.

Veterans Dinner at American Legion Post 16

November 11, 2022 – American Legion Post 16 offered a free dinner to all Veterans and Legion members on Veterans Day. Approximately 230 dinners were served.

Veterans Day Program at Bagley Elementary School

November 11, 2022 – Members of American Legion Post 16 explained to students what Veteran’s Day is about. Veteran’s were in attendance and stood for a round of applause from the students. Henry Fox from the White Earth Nation, presented a White Earth flag to the elementary students, many of which are tribal members.

New home being delivered

October 13, 2022 – You don’t see this everyday! Gerald K. Smith is the proud owner of this house that is being set into place at 5th & Getchell. It was supposed to arrive in September, but like everything else now-days, it was delayed.

Merschman receives Postmaster General Heroes Award

September 29, 2022 – Bagley, MN postal carrier Tony Merschman received the Postmaster General Hero Award from US Postal Service. Presenting the award was District Manager, Tony Williams. Full story will be in the October 5 edition of the Farmers Independent.

28th Annual Pumpkin Day in Gonvick

September 24, 2022 – Photos by Pamela Hagen-French

BHS Homecoming Pep Fest & Parade

September 23, 2022 – Students attended a Homecoming pest fest that included the presentation of Academics awards for the 2012-22 school year. Then students and teachers participated in some wild team relay races. At 2:45 pm, the Homecoming parade was held.

Big Truck event at Bagley Elementary

September 20, 2022 – Photos by Darin Steindl & Allie Dalrymple

BHS Homecoming Coronation

September 19, 2022 – The Royal Court included Kassandra Fontaine, Eric Gerbracht, Amelia Beltz, Cameron Broden, Ali Netland, Isaiah Tramm, McKenna Melbo, and Isaac Schermerhorn.

Bagley Flyers vs. Red Lake

September 16, 2022 – Bagley got off to a 54-0 lead by halftime, finished with 54-20 victory at home.

Homecoming Pep Fest at Bagley Elementary

September 16, 2022

Grandparents Day & Sidewalk Ribbon Cutting at Clearwater County History Center

September 11, 2022

1st Day of School in Bagley

September 6, 2022

9th Annual Clearwater County Veterans Memorial “Ride for the Stones”

September 3, 2022

Leonard Centennial & Hard Times Bash

August 27, 2022

Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers Show

August 20, 2022

Misc. Photos from the Clearwater County Fair

August 3-7, 2022

Vintage Tractor Pull at  the Clearwater County Fair


Demo Derby at  the Clearwater County Fair


Pro Wrestling at  the Clearwater County Fair


Baja racing at  the Clearwater County Fair


Moto Cross at  the Clearwater County Fair


Farm Day at Cornerstone Nursing & Rehab


Last Civil War soldier buried in Clearwater County


Flyer Athletics Golf Tournament


Cal Ripken & Babe Ruth Baseball games


Gonvick Lions Club Rodeo Parade


Vietnam Memorial traveling wall in Gonvick


Send off for Bagley/Fosston Track team members going to State meet


Memorial Day Service


BHS Graduation Ceremony