Oklee Herald

Getting ready to hit the trails at last years 51st Annual Sno Safari.
On January 19, 2019, the Oklee Moonlighters Snowmobile Club will be hosting their 52nd annual Safari Ride and Family Day.  This is an annual event that promises to be lots of fun for snowmobile enthusiasts and a great way to spend time with your family and friends. The fun starts at noon when all...
January 3: Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office teamed up to provide a pharmaceutical waste collection site at the Courthouse in Red Lake Falls... A nice donation of money to the Oklee Senior Site from two little girls was received. It was Emma and Natalie Hendrickson. They wanted to give something to...
Red Lake County employee, Judy Schmitz - Social Services, was recognized at the December 24th board meeting, for her 45 years of service award and received this beautiful clock.
 On December 24th, the Red Lake County Commissioners met at 10:00 a.m. for the final meeting of the year. The meeting was called to order by Dave Sorensen and there were no additions or changes to the agenda.  Treasurer Nick Knott was the first one on the agenda to discuss the Mutual Fund that the...
Plummer and Oklee School Readiness students pictured with Isaac Magnell during their field trip to Peatland Reds.
Red Lake County Central School Readiness classes from both Oklee and Plummer took a field trip to the Peatland Red Potato Company.  It is a potato farm and wash plant located north of Gully. There was a lot to see and learn about potatoes. Each child brought home a “HUGE” potato from Peatland Reds.
Trap team members who received Spotlight on Scholarship certificates were: (Back) Jed Duden, Gunnar Sandeen, (Front) Tristyn Ferguson, Sarah Christensen, and Gunnar Thompson. Not Pictured: Adam Cater, Damon Ferguson and Kaleb Fougner.
The Minnesota State High School League recently awarded 63 Spotlight on Scholarship certificates to Red Lake County Central High School students in grades 9-12 for their achievements in the classroom and their participation in fine arts and athletics during the 2018 spring sports and fine arts....
December 13th is the day for fun with the Holiday Train coming to Plummer with musical show featuring The Trews and Willy Porter.  The schedule for that day starts in Glenwood, MN at 10:00 a.m. and the last stop is in Thief River Falls at 7:30 p.m. Cities in between are Alexandria, Detroit Lakes,...
The Mostrom children with Santa in Oklee.
Many children in the area went to Oklee and Brooks this past weekend to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus over the weekend. Santa and Mrs. Claus first came to Oklee on Saturday morning when they heard the children who had gathered singing at the Hall. At Oklee, the Salem Ladies held their annual...
In Oklee: Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping in Oklee on Saturday, December 1st. The day begins with the Salem WELCA Christmas Cookie Sale at the Oklee Community Hall in Oklee, so be sure to stop in and pick up some cookies and other homemade goodies. Come early for best selection! There will be...
Color Guard at the Veteran’s Day Program in Oklee: (Front) John Lessard, Vincent Dessellier and Don Brown, (Back) Einar Kvasager, Jan Dulka, Bennett Larson and Leslie Hofstad, members of the American Legion.
At the Veterans Day Program held in Oklee on Monday, November 12, the speaker was Paula Lundgren. Lundgren was inducted into the Air Force on December 15, 1976. She completed her training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX on February 1977. She completed her Air Traffic Control Radar...
Students of the RLCC Robotics and Science of Design classes are pictured holding the check from the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant: (Top) Christian Baker, Austin Jensen, and teacher Mr. Michael Illies. (Bottom) Jocelyn Castaneda, Daphney Koralewski, Zoe Russillo, and Lacey Pendelton. (Not pictured) Tasha Manning
ST. LOUIS, Mo., November 8, 2018– America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education called on local farmers to nominate rural schools to receive nearly $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. Local farmers answered the call, and the Grow Rural...


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