Pickleball tournament finalists were (l to r): Jason Jensen, Jamie Hoglo, Jessica Hofstad, Bob Melby.
The newly organized pickleball fun in Oklee featured a pickleball tournament on Market Day, Saturday, August 10th in Oklee.
Corey Olson, former Okleeite, now lives in Rochester, MN brought his wares to Oklee Market Day.
On a beautiful August 10th, the town of Oklee was bustling with activity.
The descendents of Olof Enerson and their family members who attended the reunion held on August 3rd at the family farm north of McIntosh.
Last Saturday, August 3rd, the Enerson‘s had a family reunion on the farm that Olof Enerson homesteaded in 1883.
Pictured Sitting: Roz Watnemo, Wes Roland, Susie Roland, Lynette Bakke. Standing: Grace Borud, Sylvia Larson, Jan Olson, Josine Moran, Lorraine Baugh, Marge Trembath, Leon Peterson, Milo Oppegaard, Carol Wold, Mervin Bakke. Standing on stage: Jolene Moran, Norma Quam, Harold Watnemo. Submitted by Roz Watnemo, Promotions Director.
During the August 8, monthly meeting of the Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge, President Wes Roland provided a power-point presentation covering the history of the lodge which began in Gonvick, Minnesota in 1923, with Olav Rendal being the organizer
 Rosemalers who took the Os class are pictured here with teacher Trudy Peach who is holding her example of Os rosemaling. Seated in the front row from left to right: Sherry Yaeger, Debra Klepp, teacher Trudy Peach, Ray Sundquist, and Jean Christianson. In the back row from left to right: Marge Trembath, Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson, Ardella Lindberg, Barb Brooks, Becky Colebank, Jane Bellefy, Judy Merschman, Dawn Portz, and Sandy Sather.
By Bonnie Kirchman Thanks to an Arts Project Grant awarded by the Region 2 Arts Council, rosemaling teacher Trudy Peach was able to share her skills and expertise with local painters.
Pickleball tournament finalists were (l to r): Jason Jensen, Jamie Hoglo, Jessica Hofstad, Bob Melby.
Corey Olson, former Okleeite, now lives in Rochester, MN brought his wares to Oklee Market Day.
The descendents of Olof Enerson and their family members who attended the reunion held on August 3rd at the family farm north of McIntosh.
The Thorbeck-Imle family being presented with the Century Farm award at the Clearwater County Fair. The Imle family from left to right: Paul, Kathy, Sarah, Peter and Tracy.
Pictured Sitting: Roz Watnemo, Wes Roland, Susie Roland, Lynette Bakke. Standing: Grace Borud, Sylvia Larson, Jan Olson, Josine Moran, Lorraine Baugh, Marge Trembath, Leon Peterson, Milo Oppegaard, Carol Wold, Mervin Bakke. Standing on stage: Jolene Moran, Norma Quam, Harold Watnemo. Submitted by Roz Watnemo, Promotions Director.
 Rosemalers who took the Os class are pictured here with teacher Trudy Peach who is holding her example of Os rosemaling. Seated in the front row from left to right: Sherry Yaeger, Debra Klepp, teacher Trudy Peach, Ray Sundquist, and Jean Christianson. In the back row from left to right: Marge Trembath, Lynn Sundrud, Connie Nelson, Ardella Lindberg, Barb Brooks, Becky Colebank, Jane Bellefy, Judy Merschman, Dawn Portz, and Sandy Sather.
Pictured Sitting: Roz Watnemo, Wes Roland, Susie Roland, Lynette Bakke. Standing: Grace Borud, Sylvia Larson, Jan Olson, Josine Moran, Lorraine Baugh, Marge Trembath, Leon Peterson, Milo Oppegaard, Carol Wold, Mervin Bakke. Standing on stage: Jolene Moran, Norma Quam, Harold Watnemo. Submitted by Roz Watnemo, Promotions Director.
During the August 8, monthly meeting of the Sons of Norway Granlund Lodge, President Wes Roland provided a power-point presentation covering the history of the lodge which began in Gonvick, Minnesota in 1923, with Olav Rendal being the organizer.  There were 33 members at that time.  Wes provided...
Walter and Ellen’s family: Cindy, Dianne, Walter, Ellen, Pam, and Linda -- 1985.
By Darlene Sawyer The family of Walter Dahlberg of Clearbrook has been notified by the Headwaters Farm Bureau Federation and the Minnesota State Fair that their farm has been designated a Century Farm in Clearwater County. What this means is that the farm has been under the ownership of a Dahlberg...
Paisley Straub who has battled heart issues her whole life. A benefit will be held on August 10th to help with expenses for her medical care.
By Rebeka Ware When imagining a typical child, most see a tiny human who runs around with no cares or worries in the world.  This specific little girl acts like an ordinary toddler who loves to play, dance, sing, and laugh.   Looking at this three-year-old girl with amazingly high spirits, a...
Tom Stenzel is the owner and operator of Lost River Detailing located in Gonvick. He opened his business in April of this year.
By Bonnie Kichman Is your vehicle in need of a good cleaning? Snow, salt, and mud all take a toll on our vehicles, both inside and out. Tom Stenzel probably appreciates this more than most of us.  At Lost River Detailing, Tom provides a wide range of cleaning services that will remove the evidence...

Obituaries

Elaine J. Anderson, 91, of Clearbrook, MN, died on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at First Care Living Center in Fosston, MN.Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at...
Alice (Nordby) Hylland passed away July 23, 2019, at the Spokane Valley Good Samaritan home where she had been a resident for the past six years. She was 101 years old. Born July 6, 1918, on the P.A...
Beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Cleone Burnette Nelson of Bagley, Minnesota, left us to be with the Lord on Monday, August 19th, 2019 at the age of 92. Funeral services will...

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