Oklee Herald

Devin Lambert competing in hurdles while in Australia.
Devin Lambert, a senior from Red Lake County Central, left July 7th to be a participant in the Down Under Sports Tournament for track and field in Australia. Lambert was one of the six selected to represent Minnesota. He spent seven days in Australia and three days in Hawaii and most of his trip he...
Gary Nordlund demonstrating the functions of the new Action Tracker Chair to Brian Engebretson.
Monday, September 21 was a big day for Brian Engebretson as he was surprised with an “Action Trackchair” at Clearbrook. He thought he was going to attend a monthly meeting of Clear Waters Life Center and was totally surprised when he was presented with the new equipment.  The Action Trackchair and...
Sidney Olson with her photography project at the Minnesota State Fair (Blue Placing).
4-H at the Minnesota State Fair is not just a fun annual event. Every summer, thousands of 4-H youth participate in the state fair to showcase the knowledge and skills they've gained throughout the year, and to continue their learning experiences. 4-H youth spend months working on projects designed...
2015 Homecoming senior class King and Queen candidates include (left to right) Austin Waliser, Sami Smith, Wyatt Waldal, Kayla Olson, Devin Lambert, Miranda Magnell, Marcus Christensen, Morgan Bushelle, Seth Johnson, and Asia Davis. Coronation will be at 8:45 am Monday, October 5 in the high school gymnasium.
Red Lake County Central will be celebrating Homecoming Week Monday, October 5th- Friday, October 9th. There will be many activities planned throughout the week as well as dress up days including: Monday-Jersey Day, Tuesday-Dynamic Duo Day, Wednesday-Character Day, Thursday-Spirit Day, and Friday-...
It was a beautiful evening to hold a Backpack Blessing service at the Oklee North Park. Dawn (Hegge) Hanson was the lay minister for the evening.
On Wednesday, September 2nd, Oklee Lutheran Parish held a campfire service at the Oklee North Park with the purpose of Blessing the children’s backpacks before school started. Dawn (Hegge) Hanson, lay minister from the Gully Parish, performed the service and Oklee Parish supplied the wood and...
Catherine Johnson, director of ICCC, John Lerohl, County Commissioner visiting with Christopher Ingraham. Johnson is giving Ingraham information Red Lake County and ICCC.
It was a pretty exciting time for Red Lake County since the Washington Post ran a story written by Christopher Ingraham using data from a USDA study on 6 amenities ranking all 3,111 counties in the United States and Red Lake County, MN came up at the 3,111 spot. Which of course, according to that...
On August 26th, a Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony was held. Pictured is (L to R): Michele Longtin, Co-op Manager, Bec Willett, Store Manager, Cheryl Hince, Wendy Peterson, Deli Manager, Chuck Flage, Robert Landsverk, Todd Wieland (cutting the ribbon), Gary Weiss, Bud Kiecker, Jr. Farder, Conway Olson, Doug Knott, Co-op Manager.
On Wednesday, August 26th, Brooks Travel Plaza celebrated by hosting a ribbon cutting and inviting the entire neighborhood to come and enjoy a pulled pork meal, and a chance for door prizes. The day was once again a beautiful summer day, blue skies and a nice breeze. The directors and managers...
Natural amenities scale is for Red Lake County article.
Last week, while driving home from work and listening to Minnesota Public Radio, there was an interesting conversation going on about an article published by the Washington Post written by Christopher Ingraham. The first thing that registered as I was listening, was that Red Lake County had been...
The Brooks Travel Center was opened on December 1, 2014.
On August 26th, the new Brooks Travel Plaza will be holding a Grand Opening. A Grand Opening ribbon cutting will be held at 10:30 and then at 11 p.m. to 2 p.m. the public is welcome to come and enjoy a pulled pork meal, ice cream, coffee. There will be drawing all day and F’real specials. The...
RVSP Volunteers received awards on August 5th at UMC. (L to R): Teresa Nelson - Over the Rainbow Award for going over and above. Donna Heirass received the Good Witch Award; always empowering others. Pauline Olson, the Emerald City Award, rich in volunteer hours. Eldon Johnson also received the Emerald City Award, rich in volunteer hours. Irene Hemphill, Tornado Award, stirring things up and making things happen. Clayton Haugen received the Hot Air Balloon award, going above and beyond.
On August 5th, volunteers for Senior Citizen programs in Northwestern Minnesota gathered for the annual RSVP Banquet with 200 plus volunteers gathered at University of Minnesota Crookston for the 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. The theme of the program was based on the movie ‘Wizard of Oz.”...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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