Francis and JoAnn Bradley were the Grand Marshall’s in the 47th Annual Blast To Brooks parade.
As celebrations go, the people of Brooks have this one down pat. After 47 years, they still manage to keep it fresh with new events and the crowd coming every year to enjoy the annual celebration. This year was no exception, the planning committee was fully engaged and from all reports was a...
Jacob Solie, Bicycle Project and 4-H Share the Fun Performance)
Red Lake County 4-H’ers demonstrate their knowledge and skills in the 4-H Building Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties brought over 2,300 exhibits, delivered about 175 public presentations and participated in dozens of group learning experiences and performances at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair....
On August 28, 2018, the Red Lake County Board of Commissioners met for the regular meeting with all members present: John Lerohl, Dave Sorensen, Chuck Simpson, Al Remick and Ron Weiss. The meeting was opened by Chairman Dave Sorensen with the pledge of allegiance. There were no changes or additions...
Blake DeHate, and new owners of Oklee Locker Plant, Jesi and Kyle Dudycha.
There have been changes at one of Oklee’s local business August 2018. The Oklee Locker Plant is no longer John and Sue Dudycha’s business. After 25 years they have decided it is time for retirement and have handed over the keys to their son Kyle and his wife Jesi Dudycha  Kyle, the fourth owner of...
Carl Dugstad is settling in as the new principal at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School.
Carl Dugstad is settling in as the new principal at the Clearbrook-Gonvick School. He is excited for this year to begin. It is his 12th year in education. The previous principal Jeff Burgess had most of the things ready for the next school year. The master plan for the students schedule is done so...
This cool 2008 Chevrolet Corvette 789 was one of many great cars on display at the Oklee Market Day on August 11th. The car is owned by Joy Ostlund.
Oklee Market Day was a success even though it was on the hot side. And of course every farmer in the area is out harvesting their grain crop. The crops have been coming in fast and furious.  The Oklee Market Day Hero Hustle 5K Run/Walk event was well attended and started their run at 8:30 a.m. This...
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.
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...
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...
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...


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