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 News    April 18, 2019 

(VIDEO) Good Friday worship at Norway Lake

Embedded below is video from Good Friday worship on Easter weekend at East Norway Lake Lutheran church. They hosted a joint worship with their neighboring Norway Lake parish member, First Lutheran...

 
 News    April 18, 2019 

Brooten Commercial Club liabilities approach $300K

Posted at 10:29 on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Liabilities between fines, taxes, loss in net receipts and unpaid groups and businesses approaches $300,000 for the Brooten Commercial Club. On December...

 

March police report in Brooten

In his report to the Brooten city council dated April 8, Police Chief Jansky said, "March was an average month for us for this time of year, but with the nicer weather things are starting to pick...

 

Knights of Columbus holds cash raffle drawing

A large crowd was on hand for the third of three Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa chapter Knights of Columbus fish fry fundraisers. The last fish fry was held on April 5 at the KaDe Shack in Brooten. A large...

 

Easter Egg hunt in Brooten

Community members of Brooten are excited to host the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the city park on Saturday, April 20. The event will take place at 1 p.m. sharp, and families are encouraged to come...

 

Downed power lines near elementary school

On Friday, April 5 at approximately 4:15 p.m., a semi tractor struck power lines near the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa elementary school along School Avenue and took down two power poles. The situation...

 
 By Randy Olson    News    April 4, 2019

Business owner charged with felony theft in Eighth Judicial District Court

Published at 15:33 on Sunday, April 7, 2019. On Friday, April 5, a Brooten business owner was charged with one felony-level count of theft by swindle at the Pope County courthouse in Glenwood....

 

Easter Egg hunts coming

The Easter bunny will be kept hopping around local towns leading up to Easter, which is April 21 this year. First, the Belgrade Commercial Club invites everyone to their Easter Egg hunt on Saturday,...

 

Fourth anniversary party at Goat Ridge Brewing in New London

Goat Ridge Brewing Co. is excited to host their fourth anniversary party this Saturday, April 13. Beginning at 4 p.m. DJ Backpack and DJ Bindlestiff will be spinning records until 8 p.m., and brewery...

 

Gambling license termination

The charitable gambling license (No. 03575) held by the Brooten Commercial Club is in the process of being terminated. Steps to that end began in January 2019 following an audit by the Minnesota...

 

Power and Purpose Conference in Steubenville

As beloved children of God, we live in the joy that everything that belongs to Him is also ours. No gifts compare to those that have been given to us by our Heavenly Father. Church leaders at the Belg...

 

Digging out, preparing for the big thaw

City workers in Brooten and Belgrade have been busier than ever in recent weeks keeping the towns dug out from multiple snow storms. Once streets are cleared, staff has additional work cutting down...

 

B-B-E Jaycees Chili Cook-Off

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Area Jaycees invites everyone to their 10th annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Belgrade V.F.W. The fundraising event this year has a "Roaring 20s"...

 

Township meetings coming

A lengthy list of township meetings are set for Tuesday, March 12. In some cases, townships have set Tuesday, March 19 as a back up date in the case of inclement weather on the 12th. Multiple legal...

 

Anderson, Westrom to host Stearns County-area town hall meetings

Senator Torrey Westrom of Elbow Lake and Representative Paul Anderson of Starbuck will hold a series of town hall listening sessions throughout House District 12B on Friday, March 8. Sen. Westrom and...

 

The snow keeps coming

The Bonanza Valley area was hit with another round of snow on Wednesday, February 20. Starting around 3 a.m. and continuing past noon, the area received at least eight inches of snow. Fortunately,...

 

Another round of wind and snow

Another round of wind and snow blasted the Bonanza Valley area in central Minnesota on Thursday, February 7. At least five inches of snow fell on Thursday morning and early afternoon. By...

 

Winter bites down again

On Thursday, February 14, winter hit the Bonanza Valley area once again with another round of what is essentially a brief period of heavy snow followed by a longer period of strong winds. As of 11:40...

 

Notice to Brooten and Belgrade residents

*This article was posted at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 31. City Hall in Brooten has announced that the water temperature of water in the system, coming from the water tower, is hovering at 37...

 

Belgrade Lions Family Fun Day is a big hit

The 18th annual Belgrade Lions Family Fun Day was held on Sunday, January 26 at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa high school. A strong turnout of folks of all ages came to take in the activities,...

 

Garbage pick-up change for Wednesday, Jan. 30

This message was sent to Brooten from Jeff Bertram this morning - he is the CEO of West Central Sanitation; they service local routes across the Bonanza Valley area. "Please be aware that for the...

 

Big Grove Lutheran church cash raffle underway

Ticket sales are underway for the Big Grove Lutheran church cash raffle drawing that will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019. The drawing is taking place in conjunction with the church's annual Memorial...

 

Lions Family Fun Day is January 27

The annual Lions Family Fun Day is Sunday, January 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the B-B-E high school in Belgrade. All ages are welcome including those that do not have children or children at home. Events...

 

(VIDEO) Bell Choir performs at Trinity Lutheran in Brooten

Video shown is from Sunday, January 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brooten....

 

Lions Family Fun Day is January 27 (VIDEO)

The annual Lions Family Fun Day is Sunday, January 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the B-B-E high school in Belgrade. All ages are welcome including those that do not have children or children at home. Events...

 

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