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 By Randy Olson    Business    August 22, 2019 

Real Estate Open House on August 25

Integrity Home Investments, with real estate broker Amber Bohmer, is hosting an open house on Sunday, August 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. located at 35057 County Road 26 in rural Brooten. The listing is as...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    August 22, 2019 

(VIDEO) The early years of a pioneer church

The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association hosted a special program honoring the 150-year anniversary of the installment of Pastor Lars Markhus at the Norway Lake settlement in 1869. Below is a...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    August 22, 2019 

What's Happening at Central Square

Central Square and Civic Center in Glenwood has announced a number of upcoming events and programs as the summer of 2019 winds down. Students and the Arts As summer winds down and the kids head back...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 22, 2019 

Gambling Compliance Review Report

On Monday, August 19, 2019, the Bonanza Valley Voice learned that the Minnesota Gambling and Control Board (GCB) has closed its case on the Brooten Commercial Club's charitable gambling license and...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 15, 2019

(VIDEO) Belgrade Royal Ambassador program

During the annual Belgrade August Fest, the Belgrade Royal Ambassador program was held on Saturday, August 10 on the big stage in downtown Belgrade. Photos and other information from the program,...

 

Log Cabin Church celebration is August 18

The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association invites everyone to attend their 20th annual Log Cabin Church celebration. This year it is scheduled on Sunday, August 18 starting with a 10:30 a.m....

 

(VIDEO) Worship at Norway Lake Lutheran's log cabin church

Embedded here is footage from the worship service held on August 19, 2018 at the Norway Lake Lutheran log cabin church. The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association is holding their 20th...

 

Real Estate open house is Sunday, August 18

**Photos added to this web article on Friday afternoon, August 16. Integrity Home Investments of Brooten is hosting a real estate open house at 664 Business 23 West in Paynesville on Sunday, August...

 
 By Randy Olson    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Lead a revolution?

Do I laugh or cry? They're going to lead a revolution against American capitalism? Really? (See video below)...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 8, 2019

Concert in the Park opens August Fest in Belgrade

A terrific crowd turned out under magnificent blue sky and beautiful conditions for the final summer outdoor Concert in the Park in Belgrade on Wednesday, August 7. The band Gig Noonan performed for...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    August 8, 2019

Sun shines across Stearns County Fair

The sun shined across all five days of the Stearns County Fair in Sauk Centre, which ran from July 31 to August 4. Photos from the fair were published in the August 8 issue of the Bonanza Valley...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    August 8, 2019

Kandiyohi County Fair is August 7 to August 10

The 119th annual Kandiyohi County Fair kicks off in Willmar on Wednesday, August 7 and will run through Saturday, August 10. The fairgrounds in Willmar are located at 781-899 7th Street NW, Willmar,...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 8, 2019

Vacation Bible School program

Video will be added here of the Trinity Lutheran Vacation Bible School program, which was held on Thursday, August 8. Staff members from Green Lake Lutheran Ministries of Spicer helped lead VBS this...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 8, 2019

(HD VIDEO) Belgrade Royal Ambassador candidates

The Belgrade Royal Ambassador candidates introduced themselves on Friday night of the Belgrade August Fest. They were on the main stage set up outside the Belgrade V.F.W. during the Belgrade...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 1, 2019

Brooten Commercial Club checking account is zeroed out

The general fund checking account of the Brooten Commercial Club saw its remaining balance zeroed out by the Minnesota Department of Revenue on July 17. The amount of money confiscated by the state...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    August 1, 2019

Goat Ridge Brewing lineup of events for August

Goat Ridge Brewing Co. has a robust lineup of live entertainment for the month of August. Goat Ridge Brewing Co. is located at 17 Central Avenue West in New London, right along the banks of the Crow...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    August 1, 2019

Belgrade August Fest is soon here!

The annual Belgrade August Fest celebration is coming to Belgrade on August 7, 9 and 10. The fun kicks off on Wednesday night this week with a free Concert in the Park, sponsored by the Belgrade Econo...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    July 25, 2019

(VIDEO) Terrace Mill Children's Theater presents 'OZ!'

In the video below, you can watch the entire Act I of the production of 'OZ!' the Musical at the Terrace Mill Children's Theater in Terrace. Shown is footage from the second night of the show on...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    July 25, 2019

August Fest coming to Belgrade

The Belgrade August Fest committee is gearing up for another fun-filled weekend set for Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10. While the August 1 and August 8 issues of the Voice will have...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    July 25, 2019

Thank you to our local business community!

Thanks to a huge, generous response from the local business community over the past six-plus months, Bonanza Valley Days 2019 was an overwhelming success. To be sure, having great weather helped...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    July 18, 2019

(VIDEO) Miss Brooten Pageant

A packed house was on hand at the Brooten Pavilion on Saturday, July 13, for the Miss Brooten 2019-2020 pageant and coronation. Brooke Deters was crowned Miss Brooten, and Brittany Berge and Jenna...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    July 18, 2019

Pope County Fair opens Wednesday, July 17

The Pope County Agricultural Society is proud to see the annual Pope County FREE Fair get underway this week on Wednesday, July 17 in Glenwood. The Pope County Fair is funded solely by grants, fair go...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    July 18, 2019

Concert in the Park in Belgrade

The Belgrade Economic Development Authority (EDA) welcomes the citizens of Belgrade and its neighboring communities to a free Concert in the Park in Belgrade on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the...

 
 By Randy Olson    Regional    July 18, 2019

(VIDEO) 'OZ!' children's musical opening night in Terrace

The children's musical 'OZ!' was performed on Wednesday night, July 17 at the Terrace Mill theater stage. A crowd of over 300 was on hand in the scenic comforts of the Terrace Mill amphitheater. The...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    July 18, 2019

A high note heading into the weekend

Posted at 15:27 on Friday, July 19. What everyone has been waiting for...a well-placed source has learned from the Stearns County Attorney's office that the final reports are being prepared at...

 

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