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08/21/2018
The Red Lake County Commissioners meeting was called to order by Vice Chair, Ron Weiss, standing in for Commissioner Dave Sorenson, who was on vacation. All others were present. Jerilyn Swenson, Interim County Engineer opened bids for Red Lake County Road 10 (SAP 063-610-008 (mill-overlay-...
At the RSVP Awards luncheon two of Oklee’s Senior Volunteers were honors. Eleanor Christianson (who was unable to attend) received the American Bandstand Award for 27 years of RSVP service.
08/14/2018
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteers rocked UMC’s Brown Dining Room on August 1, 2018, during the annual volunteer recognition banquet. Nearly 200 RSVP volunteers and station managers were honored at the event.  “Rockin around the Clock” was the appropriate theme as volunteers...
08/14/2018
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 92 between Brooks and Trail will encounter detours, lane closures and delays as construction begins on Monday, August 13. The project includes culvert work, resurfacing 19 miles of pavement, and construction of a combined by-pass and right-turn lane. The road...
08/07/2018
Oklee Market Day is just around the corner. August 11th will be a great day to be in Oklee! There will be a lot going on that day, starting at 7:45 AM with the hero hustle 5K registration. The actual 5K will start at 8:30 at the Oklee Veterans Memorial site. Come be a hero for the day and dress up...
The Picnic Shelter.
08/07/2018
As most readers of the Oklee Herald know, over the past few years, there have been improvements made to the Omar Sundrud Park. It all started in September of 2015 when during a Backpack Blessing ceremony that Elmer Hanson relayed the story of how Oklee’s North Park came in to existence. This is...
2018 Minnesota Delegation at the National Capital.
07/31/2018
On June 24-30, 34 4-H youth from Minnesota joined youth from across the United States in Washington D.C to get a hands-on experience exploring citizenship and social responsibility in our nation’s capital.   4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) is held every summer at the National 4-H Youth...
Del, Cindy Determan and their son Jess, with his children Emma and Elizabeth and Macy, daughter of Brad Determan accepted the Farm Family Award July 24.
07/31/2018
 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (7/18/2018) — Eighty-one families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as 2018 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota.   The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:15 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the annual Minnesota Farmfest on the...
07/24/2018
Oklee Market Day is just around the corner. August 11th will be a great day to be in Oklee! There will be a lot going on that day, starting at 7:45 AM with the hero hustle 5K registration. The actual 5K will start at 8:30 at the Oklee Veterans Memorial site. Come be a hero for the day and dress up...
07/24/2018
The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Arch Allies, Post Monroe and The Johnny Holm Band will be headlining RiverFest, August 4 and 5, in Hartz Park, Thief River Falls.   Entertainment will begin Friday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. with performances by Saphire Brown with special...
Aurel Parenteau’s wife Gloria surrounded by their children (left to right) Joe, Steve, Tom, Patti, and Mike. See story on page 5 of the Oklee Herald.
07/17/2018
Aurel (AJ) Parenteau hosted a golf tournament on his July 3rd birthday for 23 years from 1995 to 2017. Aurel passed away in December of 2017. His daughter Patti organized a memorial golf tournament in his honor on what would have been Aurel’s 90th birthday. Fifty-six golfers enjoyed a wonderful day...

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