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*This past mid-October, Leo Shen, part-owner of Izatys Golf Resort, invited 20 of his Chinese friends from the Twin Cities to join 20 local go…

Alice Nickolay found this framed picture at the Vets Club in Onamia, behind the charter poster. On the back is a written note, appearing to st…

Onamia Lions President Scott Agnew (above, left) recently presented Bill Rogers (right) with a certificate of appreciation for his 40 years of…

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Recently, Joel Peterson was paid a surprise visit by the Aitkin chapter of the “Quilts of Valor Foundation.” That organization presented the 4…

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David Crozier, of Isle, recently read his 1000th book before 83! This is our spin on the library program, ‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’. He…

If you Google a list of well-known people who have been a member of 4-H at one time or another, you get a pretty impressive list. Julia Robert…

Autumn marks an incredibly valuable time of year in the Sam family because it marks one of the busiest and most important months to prepare fo…

From the Messenger’s archives, a work of art from the late Art Carr. May your Halloween be sweet and safe!

East Central Regional Library (ECRL) was honored by the Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc. on Monday, Oct. 3 with the 2022 Spirit …

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