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Brooten's Bonanza Valley Days 2022!!!

BVD 2022: four nights/days of activities!

The annual Bonanza Valley Days celebration in Brooten is coming on July 7, 8, 9 and 10 next summer of 2022! Spread the word and mark your calendars!

Church on the radio

Brooten Community Church has twice-weekly radio show

Everyone is invited to listen to Brooten Community Church Pastor Rick Krasky's twice-weekly radio messages every Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. on KMGK 107.1 FM radio of Glenwood.

September 8, 2021

Sedan city council meeting

The Sedan city council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, September 8 at 6 p.m. The meetings, which are held once per month, are open to the public at the Sedan City Hall.

September 11, 2021

Fourth annual Mar-Haven Greens Veteran Members tournament

The fourth annual Veterans Members golf tournament is coming on Saturday, September 11 at Mar-Haven Greens in Colfax Township in rural Belgrade, 623 Colfax Road Northwest. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., and the entry fee is a free-will donation. The shot gun start is at 11 a.m., and a prize drawing and meal will follow after it concludes. Members are welcome to bring a guest. With questions, call 320-254-8416.

September 11, 2021

Live bands in rural Sunburg! At the Danielson Farm

Live music in rural Sunburg! Saturday, September 11! The Danielson Farm is hosting four bands, culminating with Kentucky Thunder at 11 p.m. at 225 170th Avenue N.E., Sunburg. Tickets at $25 a person are available beforehand at Brinks 104 Club and Ms. Vicky's Cafe of Sunburg plus Brinks Beer Joint of Swift Falls. Tickets are $30 at the door, with kids ages 12 and under free, ages 13 to 20 are $10. Anyone age 20 or younger must leave by 11 p.m.

The music lineup includes: Steffl Sisters and friends at 2 p.m., then Bill Litzau and Open Highway at 5 p.m., then Confederate Railroad at 9 p.m. and Kentucky Thunder at 11 p.m. Music, games and fun throughout the day with food and drinks provided by Brinks 104 Club of Sunburg.

September 12, 2021

Trinity Lutheran Grove Lake Fall Festival drive-through

Trinity Lutheran church in Grove Lake will hold a drive-through Fall Festival meal on Sunday, September 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church at 20129 County Road 39 on the south side of Grove Lake. On the take-out menu: pulled pork sandwich, beans, macaroni salad, chips and pie all for just $10. "Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love endures forever." Psalm 136:1.

September 13, 2021

Brooten city council meeting

The Brooten city council will meet in regular session on Monday, September 13 at 7 p.m. You can preview the council's meeting agenda at the Bonanza Valley Voice publisher's blog during the weekend prior to the meeting at

September 14, 2021

Elrosa city council meeting

The Elrosa city council will meet on Tuesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. at city hall for their regular monthly meeting.

September 17, 2021

Belgrade Commercial Club Purse Bingo Night!

The Belgrade Commercial Club is excited to announce their upcoming Designer Bag Purse Bingo night on Friday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Belgrade V.F.W. The cost is $15 in advance to reserve your seat and then $15 at the door for your bingo packet. Everyone is encouraged to sign up in advance at Kensington Bank in Belgrade, Central Minnesota Credit Union in Belgrade or by contacting a Commercial Club member.

September 19, 2021

Chippewa Falls Lutheran in Terrace hosting drive-through hog roast

Chippewa Falls Lutheran Church in Terrace invites everyone to their fall Hog Roast fundraiser on Sunday, September 19 serving from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a drive-through event with a cost of $12. The menu also includes: scalloped potatoes, homemade baked beans, coleslaw, apple and pumpkin dessert, applesauce and bread. Supplemental funds provided by Thrivent.

September 19, 2021

Rustic Designs Flower Farm 2nd annual Fall Harvest Fest

Rustic Designs Flower Farm is excited to present their second annual Fall Harvest Fest on Sunday, September 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their rural Belgrade location on County Road 9 south of Georgeville (25801 Co. Rd. 9 N.E., Belgrade, 56312). Pick your own flowers! Dahlias, sunflowers and many more. Check out their selection of fall mums, pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn. Local craft and produce vendors will be on hand, and the Padua Pub will cater and serve some great food! You can learn more about their business at their website =

September 19, 2021

St. Donatus Catholic Church fall ham and turkey dinner

Yes, it's back! The St. Donatus Catholic Church turkey and ham fall dinner will be held on Sunday, September 19 at the Padua Pub reception hall from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. On the menu: roasted turkey and ham, dressing, real mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, cranberries, dinner rolls, pie or dessert, coffee, milk, water. Take-outs will be available. Cost: adults $14, children ages 6 to 10 are $8 and children ages 5 and younger are free. The Padua Pub is located at 33945 County Road 18, Sauk Centre (nine miles north of Brooten on County Road 18) phone number 320-352-2683.

September 20, 2021

Paper Plains in Belgrade (paper-making!)

You’re invited to learn paper making with Paper Plains with the Belgrade library! Monday, September 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Belgrade city park off of South Highway 71. Like a free food truck for art, Paper Plains rolls into town and is available for anyone to try a new craft. Participants make paper that’s embedded with native prairie seeds. Whether it hangs on the fridge or gets planted in the garden, the paper you make is yours to keep. For all ages, though young children will need assistance from an adult. This is a Minnesota Legacy Arts event. Find more library events at Belgrade library, 324 Washburn Avenue, 320-254-8842.

September 20, 2021

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa school board meeting

The B-B-E school board will meet in regular session on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the B-B-E elementary school media center in Brooten.

September 25, 2021

Belgrade Consignment Auction

The Belgrade Consignment Auction is coming soon! Ziemer Auctions will host the big auction on Saturday, September 25 starting at 9 a.m. at the usual location north edge of Belgrade. For information and to consign items, please call auctioneers Mark Ziemer at 320-354-4312 or Brian Ziemer at 320-354-5308 or Terry Hilbrands at 239-777-3120. For best advertising, please call Ziemer Auction by the end of the business day on Friday, September 10. They are online at (Email:

September 28, 2021

Elrosa Senior Citizens Bologna Daze

The Elrosa Senior Citizens invite everyone to their sixth and final Bologna Daze fundraiser event of 2021! They will hold the event on Tuesday, September 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bucky's Bar in Elrosa. Come join them for delicious food! Dine-in (restaurant style) at $8 a plate, or call ahead for take-out orders at 320-697-5616. Menu: bologna, sauerkraut, potato wedges, homemade bread, baked beans and delicious dessert cake!

October 2, 2021

Hope Lutheran Fall Bazaar in Sunburg

Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg invites everyone to their Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 2. A quilt raffle will also be held in conjunction with this fundraising event. More info to come.

October 3, 2021

FREE Harp/Cello concert at Olson Auditorium, B-B-E high school, on October 3

The Centre Area Concert Association is excited to present Sarah Grudem (on the harp) and Eric Graff (cello) on Sunday, October 3 at 2 p.m. at the Olson Auditorium, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa high school in Belgrade. This FREE CONCERT is funded by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from Minnesota's arts and cultural heritage fund.

October 5, 2021

Brooten American Legion meeting


(VIDEO) Here's footage from Santa Day in Brooten on December 12, 2015 at the Classic Co. Dinner Theater.

The Brooten American Legion will meet on Tuesday, October 5 at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall for their regular monthly meeting. New members are welcome!

Thank you for your interest in the events taking place across the Bonanza Valley of central Minnesota!


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