Oklee Herald

06/30/2020
The Board of Commissioners held their June 23rd Board meeting in the Court room on third floor that allows for  social distance in that space. All commissioners were present for the meeting (Chuck Simpson, Anthony Flage, Al Remick, Ron Weiss and John Dudycha). The meeting was opened by Chairperson...
Jeff Lund, pictured on the right, has his friend Parker Comstock helping out in the theater. Comstock is a union carpenter from Bemidji Local 1934.
06/30/2020
Both sides of Falls Cinema are looking quite different these days. The business, owned by Jeff Lund and his son, Daniel, is getting  completing renovated on both sides of the theater, which will soon house luxury loungers...take a minute to appreciate how comfortable that sounds... In addition to...
Sergeant at Arms Chuck Simpson presents the flag for inspection to members of the Inspection Team, Commander Roy Holmes and Barry Rewertz. Past Commander Clarence Gagner MC’d the flag retirement ceremony held in Plummer on Flag Day, June 14,2020.
06/23/2020
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.  He called upon post chaplain Les Hofstad to give the invocation after which the National...
Plummer American Legion Post 623 held its annual  Memorial Day program at a different location, in the open space next to the Legion Post.
06/02/2020
Plummer American Legion hosted Memorial Day 2020 with some new twists because of the Covid19 pandemic.  The location was changed from the park as in past years to Main Street.  The program was presented in the open space to the east of the Legion Club.  Audience members sat on benches, chairs or...
Sister Paige, parents Conway and Kim Olson stand with their graduate, Sidney Olson by the quilt she received from the Salem WELCA.
05/27/2020
On Sunday, May 17, Salem Church held a drive thru reception for their high school graduates. The short program was held outside on the north side of the church while folks stayed in their cars or near them, keeping in mind the social distancing of the day.  The program began with Erika Larson...
05/19/2020
Red Lake County Central High School’s Class of 2020 will have their “curbside” Diploma Presentation starting at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22. The 29 Graduates and their parents will be lining up east and north of the school prior to the start of the ceremony. Cones with pictures of the Graduates...
05/19/2020
World War I Tellef Aaknes - Osmund Aakre - Louis Anderson - Gunder Austad - Dennis Bergeron - Omer Bergeron - Halvor Birkland - Tellef Boe - Halvor Bjugson - Gunuff Breivold - Louis Cyr - Wilie Distad - Conrad Engebretson - Arthur Espeland - Andrew Fore - Edmund Gibeau - Adolph Gjernes - Thorald...
04/28/2020
You've seen the video's on TV of people having drive-by birthday greetings, and recognition of other important dates. Well, it just happened north of Oklee on Saturday.  It was kept a secret from the boys as their parents planned this parade for them. Facebook and texts were sent to the neighbors...
Dave Olson
04/06/2020
On March 14, 2020  Dave Olson and Bobbie Olson entered pickleball tournaments in Apache Junction, AZ. The tournament play was a round robin format. Dave competed in the advanced players tournament and Bobbie competed in the intermediate players tournament. Dave placed 1st out of 10 players. Bobbie...
RLC Speech team walked away on March 7th with lots of victories! Front row, from left to right: Juliana Armentrout, Mariah Peterson, Autumn Houghtaling, Mykayla Peterson and Hannah Dudycha. Back row, from left to right: Jayden Iverson, Danny Guillmette, and Sage Hartmann.
03/17/2020
By: Karena Melby The RLC Speech team competed at the Detroit Lakes Speech Meet on Saturday, March 7th. Mariah Peterson got 3rd place in Creative Expression, Autumn Houghtaling had an Honorable Mention in Discussion, and Hannah Dudycha had an Honorable Mention in Informative. Jayden Iverson received...

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