BAGLEY -- The Clearwater County Historical Society will announce the Clearwater County “First Lady” award on Saturday, March 9, at a reception at the Clear Waters Life Center in Gonvick.

Since 1977, a total of 39 women in Clearwater County have been recognized for their accomplishments, either for service in community projects and organizations or for success in their careers.

The Historical Society is seeking nominations for the 2019 recipient. To submit a nomination, send a letter with her name and include the reasons for nomination; this can include her accomplishments, years of service, career highlights, and other characteristics that should be considered. (Be sure to include your name so the committee can contact you if your nominee is selected). Past nominees are encouraged to re-submit their letters. Nominations must be received by Monday, Feb. 18.

Letters should be sent to: 2019 First Lady, History Center, Box 241, Bagley, MN 56621. For questions, call the History Center at (218) 785-2000.