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 News    April 5, 2018 

Gausdal, Norway tour group visits Gausdal Lutheran church

From Gausdal to Gausdal! On Saturday, April 7, 22 residents of Gausdal, Norway visited Gausdal Lutheran church in rural Georgeville, northern Kandiyohi County. Gausdal in Norway is located in the...

 
 By Erin Hausauer    News    April 5, 2018 

Severe Weather Awareness Week

Submitted to the Voice by Erin Hausauer, Stearns County Emergency Management Director, 320-259-3940 Tornadoes, straight-line winds, floods, lightning, hail, and heat, these are the greatest disaster...

 
 News    April 5, 2018 

Weather-related announcements for Sunday, April 15

Winter continues to rear its ugly head across the Bonanza Valley area. Just in Brooten, the town has received anywhere from five to eight inches of snow since Friday afternoon (April 13). The roads co...

 

Santa Claus visits Brooten

During a full-blown spring snow storm on Tuesday, April 3, Santa Claus made a stop in Brooten to check and see if everyone has been behaving themselves in the Bonanza Valley! The area received...

 

Easter fun in Brooten and Elrosa is a GO

Don't let the snow fool you, or scare you off! Two events geared for children are being held today in the Bonanza Valley! The Brooten Commercial Club has made preparations to host their Easter...

 

The Christian Super Bowl Sunday

Shown is part of Easter worship at the Brooten Community Church on Sunday, April 1....

 

Battle of the Businesses!

The Brooten Lanes is excited to host the annual Battle of the Businesses bowling tournament this Saturday, April 7 in downtown Brooten. The event will be held in honor of the late Rick Thonvold, who...

 

Brooten Electric team wins Harvest for Hunger foosball tournament in Elrosa

The team from Brooten Electric, Inc. won the 11-team CHS-Prairie Lakes human foosball tournament, a fundraiser for the Harvest For Hunger campaign, on March 10 in Elrosa. Second place went to...

 

Great turnout for Brooten senior housing meeting

A senior housing project proposed for Brooten this winter took another step forward at a community discussion held on March 8 at city hall. A crowd of over 20 provided feedback to the facilitators...

 

Human Foosball tournament is March 10 in Elrosa

CHS-Prairie Lakes of Elrosa is holding their fourth annual human foosball tournament this Saturday, March 10 as a fundraiser for the Harvest For Hunger campaign. Proceeds and donations will go to our...

 

(Video) Church choir at Crow River Lutheran

Shown is video from worship at Crow River Lutheran church on Wednesday, March 14....

 

Prairie View to hold annual meeting

The Prairie View Community Golf Course in Brooten will host their annual business meeting and raffle on Saturday, February 17 at the KaDe Shack in Brooten. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. with the...

 

Power pole hit in Belgrade

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 31, a power pole located right along Borgerding Avenue just north of Highway 55 on the east side of Belgrade was accidentally hit by a vehicle. It...

 

Valentine's week across the Bonanza Valley

Multiple businesses across the Bonanza Valley area are gearing up for Valentine's Day, a chance for the public to get treats, flowers or a nice meal for their significant other. • Jana Mae's Inc....

 

RDO Offutt Farms: Business of the Year

Members of the Brooten Commercial Club have named R.D. Offutt Company, Brooten Farm, as the 2017 Business of the Year. R.D. Offutt, known commonly as RDO or Offutt Farms, is entering its 54th year of...

 

Rural Belgrade farm house lost to fire

On Saturday, Jan. 27 at approximately 9 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible building fire on County Road 13 north of Belgrade. The caller advised there was smoke...

 

(Video) Tully's Ice Fishing Memorial tournament prizes

Here's video from the January 27 event on Norway Lake in rural New London....

 

Belgrade Lions Family Fun Day coming

The Belgrade Lions invites people of all ages, especially families, to come to the 17th annual Family Fun Day at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa high school. This year they have over 150 prizes to give...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    January 11, 2018

City council agenda

Below is the agenda for the Monday, January 22 Brooten city council meeting, the second of two regular monthly meetings for January. Note: all times are approximate and cannot be guaranteed. The meeti...

 

(Video) Christmas caroling at Belgrade Nursing Home

Members of the Big Grove/Crow River/Grace Lutheran church parish sang Christmas carols at the Belgrade Nursing Home on Wednesday, December 20. Below is video from the group singing in the social hall...

 

Local banks hosting Holiday open houses

The four banks of the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa area are all holding holiday open house celebrations just in time for the Christmas season this month. At the Bonanza Valley State Bank in Brooten, they...

 

Grace Lutheran women hosting Christmas program

The women of Grace Lutheran Church in Belgrade invite everyone to their annual Christmas program on Wednesday, December 13 at 7 p.m. This year we will be having singer and musician Fred Walter. Fred...

 

Lost cow near Brooten

News release at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14: On Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at approximately 10:33 a.m., the Stearns County Sheriff's Office received a report of a loose cow about five miles north of...

 

Fire Departments battle, defeat grass fire

The Brooten Fire Department, with mutual aid assistance from the Belgrade Fire Department, battled and defeated a grass fire approximately two miles west of Brooten near the 22:00 hour on Wednesday,...

 

Successful church auctions

Crow River and Big Grove Lutheran churches held WELCA (Ladies Aid) auctions on October 14 and October 20 and came away with glowing fundraising numbers. Read the full story in the October 26 issue of...

 

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