The new Mayor, Lori Gulseth, and re-elected council persons, Matthew Genova and Paul Cyr signing their Oath of Office paperwork at the first meeting of the 2021.
On January 11, 2021, the Oklee City Council meeting was held. Present was Larry "Snook" Olson, Paul Cyr, Matthew Genova, and Lori Gulseth.
The staff at Oklee Quilting include Judy Schue, Cheryl O'Neill, LeAnn Smith (owner) Amanda Nelson, Toni Johnson (owner) and Sandra Tougas. Not pictured: Jess Knutson.
Oklee Quilting has been open throughout the pandemic.
New Clearwater County Attorney, Kathryn Lorsbach, says she is very excited to be here and grow with the office. "I love the work. The public service we do here is most important."
  Kathryn Lorsbach, the new Clearwater County Attorney, just finished her job as a trial attorney here, and is transitioning into wearing a new hat as the Prosecuting Attorney. 
January 2020: Mary Goodwin receives Julebukking guests on December 27th when some McIntosh residents got together to carry on the Scandinavian tradition throughout town.
January: The month started off the unique year of 2020 with the announcement of a mysterious Coronavirus-related pneumonia in Wuhan, China  early in the month, by the end of January the World Health Organization declared a public health emergenc
Chuck Simpson is retiring from the Red Lake County Commissioners. Tony Gerardy from Plummer is his replacement! Chairman Al Remick is in the background.
Red Lake County Commissioners met on December 22, 2020 for the last time of the year. They have been meeting in the third floor courtroom so they can be spread out for social distancing. 
Jess and Michelle proudly show off their first dollar earned at the store. One of their goals is to give back to the community. "Pursue your dreams, you're never too old!"
The new Mayor, Lori Gulseth, and re-elected council persons, Matthew Genova and Paul Cyr signing their Oath of Office paperwork at the first meeting of the 2021.
The staff at Oklee Quilting include Judy Schue, Cheryl O'Neill, LeAnn Smith (owner) Amanda Nelson, Toni Johnson (owner) and Sandra Tougas. Not pictured: Jess Knutson.
New Clearwater County Attorney, Kathryn Lorsbach, says she is very excited to be here and grow with the office. "I love the work. The public service we do here is most important."
January 2020: Mary Goodwin receives Julebukking guests on December 27th when some McIntosh residents got together to carry on the Scandinavian tradition throughout town.
Chuck Simpson is retiring from the Red Lake County Commissioners. Tony Gerardy from Plummer is his replacement! Chairman Al Remick is in the background.
Alan Roy believes building up the economy, improving health care, supporting education, and caring for veterans are among the most important issues facing people in our region, and these are the issues he will focus on if he wins the senate seat.
By Bonnie Kirchman “You have a heart for helping people,” Alan Roy was told. And that is why people approached him and encouraged him to run for office in the 2020 election. Roy is seeking election to the Minnesota State Senate Second District seat and is the endorsed DFL candidate. The main reason...
Gretchen Beito of Thief River Falls,with her newly published book, "Furuseth in the 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP)".
Gretchen Urness Beito of Thief River Falls has been involved in many book projects. She recently finished a book with Mildred Furuseth called "Furuseth in the 99th Infantry Battalion (SEP)". The book is about Leonard Furuseth being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1942. The requirement was that the...
Getting ready to load the buses.
The Clearbrook-Gonvick School District Kitchen staff was very busy the last quarter of school while the student were all e-learning through the end of May. Under the direction of Robin Proffit the school Food Service Director and the district support staff they successfully prepared and delivered...
Dennis Erickson has taken over the tables at Lund Church in Gully while carving letters in trim boards for the church entry that say  Lund Church, Est. 1898 to be used as trim in the entry of the church where he has been painting.
by Cindy Kolling After the Minnesota Governor’s declaration of a Peacetime State of Emergency and a call to avoid group gatherings because of coronavirus concerns, followed by an official Stay at Home order; the Gully-Trail Lutheran Parish congregations followed with the decisions of other area...

Obituaries

Victor Schiefert, Plummer, MN, age 71, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 19, 2021A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at St. Joseph...
Dorothy Plante of Oklee, MN passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Essentia Health in Fosston, MN.No service is planned at this time.Dorothy Ruth Plante was born February 10, 1935 in Chief...
 Karen Nelson, age 56, of Frazee, MN, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020, after a 2 ½ year battle with cancer.  She was home under Hospice care surrounded by her family. A...

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