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Location: Bertha is located in northern Todd County, with a major US Highway 71 passing through town.
Population 2000 Census: 470
The school is K-12 and provides an advanced curriculum in a recently built facility and is the major employer. Close by are 2 Technical Colleges, one located in nearby Wadena and the other in Staples, that provide the needed training and support for local industry. The Bertha-Hewitt Marching Band is well known for its disciplined and precision marching and has won numerous 1st place awards. They have traveled to many Parades in the lower 48 states plus Alaska.
St Joseph’s Catholic Church
New Life Church of God
St Paul’s Lutheran Church
Faith United Church of Christ
Hewitt United Methodist Church
Trinity Lutheran Church, Hewitt
Church of the Nazarene, Hewitt
Diamond Tool & Engineering Inc. provides molds to various vendors and employs high tech machining individuals to produce the molds.
Todd Trails Association provides four miles of groomed snowmobile trails through the county. Deer hunting is excellent with many acres of land replanted to trees by the paper companies. Golf courses are within 20 minutes driving time in most any direction as are the lakes.
The community has several non-profit clubs that provide additional support to the community, such as Lions, Commercial Club, Dollars For Scholars, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Sports Boosters, Legion and Legion Auxiliary. The Fire Department and Ambulance crews are served by volunteer members and devote countless hours to the safety and protection of the community.
The town and surrounding community is served and staffed by a complete medical profession at the local clinic which is affiliated with Tri County Hospital of Wadena.
The second weekend in July of each year the community celebrates Bear Country Days and every 5th year it is joined by an all school reunion.