September 30: Everything has changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and of course, since we can't gather in large groups, many new ways to celebrate achievements have been created. Instead of gathering this year for the RSVP Recognition lunch held a Drive By Pie & Coffee in Brooks and Red Lake...
The City of Oklee held their regular meeting on February 8th at 6 p.m. Members present were Larry (Snook) Olson, Matthew Genova, and Mayor Lori Gulseth. Paul Cyr was unable to attend. Clerk Derek Cross was also present. Visitors and others were Sheriff Mitch Bernstein, Kelly Brekke, Gail Schmitz,...
August 26: The Red Lake County 4-H Leader’s Council presented $250 scholarships to four members. They are Kaydon Kenfield, Kendra Rondorf, Tanisha Srnsky, and Sidney Olson. The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce that Joe Wavra of Red Lake Falls has been selected as the 2020...
S&S Rehab Products +, a locally owned and operated Medical Equipment and Supply provider located in Thief River Falls, has closed its doors. Lisa Swanson, owner and operator, has spent her entire career (32 years) working in some aspect of healthcare. After college, she worked as a Long-Term...
June 24: On Flag Day, June 14, the Plummer American Legion Post 623 held a flag disposal ceremony next to the Legion Post. Past Commander Clarence Gagner served as emcee and began the program by welcoming everyone Since 1970 there has been activities to celebrate the 4th of July in Trail. But this...
May 13:  RLCC Commencement is set for Friday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the HS gym in Oklee. Except for it isn’t. “We have spent a number of weeks in trying to plan for just how a Graduation ceremony might play out,” states Randy Pederson, RLCC HS Principal. Ross Arlt from Plummer was surprised for...
April 1: Due to Covid-19, many businesses were required to shut down and/or have employees work from home if it was possible. Jenna Pahlen was named Class A Honorable Mention All-State by a coaches vote. Jenna was also selected to play in the Minnesota Girls Basketball All-Star Game on April 4th....
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. Others attending were Clerk Derek Cross, Toni Burthwick, Darrell Tougas, Brody Grove, Kelly Brekke, Gail Schmitz, Sheriff Bernstein and Bonny Cote. The meeting...
Newly elected Commissioner Tony Gerardy and re-elected Ron Weiss being sworn in by Missy Sletten at the first Commissioners meeting of 2021.
On January 5th, the re-organizational meeting was opened by Auditor Bob Schmitz. Commissioners present was Ron Weiss, Tony Gerardy, Al Remick and Anthony "Chuck" Flage. John Dudycha was absent. Schmitz asked for nominations for Chairperson. Weiss nominated Flage for Chairperson.  After severals...
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. The storefront business has increased, but the mail order has declined quit a bit, due to the fact that customers couldn't get together to quilt for the mission projects and other things.  Recently, Oklee Quilting Supply in Oklee did their first...


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