Oklee Herald

This Saturday, September 7th is the 48th annual Blast To Brooks. And you are invited to attend this fun day. At 9:00 a.m. there is an opening Prayer Service to start off the event. St. Joseph's Catholic Church has a 100 item raffle that starts at 9:00 a.m. and their Bake Sale starts at 9:30 a.m. I'...
Pickleball tournament finalists were (l to r): Jason Jensen, Jamie Hoglo, Jessica Hofstad, Bob Melby.
The newly organized pickleball fun in Oklee featured a pickleball tournament on Market Day, Saturday, August 10th in Oklee. Players from Mentor, Plummer and Oklee registered for the tournament which was held for beginner play in a round robin format.  Dave Olson, president of the Oklee Pickleball...
Corey Olson, former Okleeite, now lives in Rochester, MN brought his wares to Oklee Market Day.
On a beautiful August 10th, the town of Oklee was bustling with activity. Actually it started the night before with all the volunteer workers for Market Day getting ready. They have signs to put up directing where not to park, where events are being held, hanging up quilts for the quilt show, etc...
Pictured (l to r): Justin and Karen Phillips, which are the Agassiz ambassadors from Wilkin County for the Emerging Leadership Program for 2020, Ben and Mikayla (Miller) Tabert, who will be representing Red Lake County Emerging Leaders for 2020 and Chris and Valerie Shulstad, Emerging Leaders for Red Lake County for 2018.
During the 4-H Awards Program, Chris & Valerie Shulstad presented to the audience the new Emerging Leaders for Red Lake County, Ben & Mikayla Tabert. The Emerging Leadership Program has its roots in the King Agassiz Program, first adopted by the Red River Valley Winter Shows [RRVWS] in 1961...
Sidney Olson and Tanisha Srnsky in front of the Capitol in Washington D.C.
Two youth developed critical leadership skills during week-long experience. 43 Minnesota youth, including Sidney Olson and Tanisha Srnsky from Red Lake County, attended the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) experience in Washington, DC June 22-29, 2019. “CWF is a national 4-H experience...
Josie and Randy Myhre received recognition for being the Red Lake County Farm Family of the Year.
Randy grew up farming with his father, Duane. While still in high school Randy recognized his desire to live his life farming and in 1978 he started renting his own land. Over the years, his operation grew with the help of his wife, Josie, and their children, along with Randy’s dad, brother and...
There will be a lot going on that day, starting at the Veterans Memorial site with the Hero Hustle 5K registration opening at 7:45 a.m., the actual 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. Come dressed as your favorite superhero and be a hero for the day.   At 8:00 a.m. the Key Hunt will start, find a hidden key...
The cars are lined up for one of many qualifying runs in the Red Lake County Fair Baja held on a beautiful Sunday, June 30th afternoon. There was a large crowd in the stands cheering on their favorites.
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon the Red Lake County Fair held their Baja races out at the South Park area a couple of miles south of Oklee. There were filled stands and many food & drink vendors on site and the fans were rooting for their favorite car or driver. The winners were: 4 Cylinder...
Ambrose Beaudoin (center) with the plaque he received in recognition of his 40 years of service to Chester Township. Picture is the current board members, Bob & Pam O’Neill, Kent Bergerson (who is replacing Ambrose) and Michael and Nerrisa LaCoursiere.
On July 9, the Chester Township board gathered for the monthly meeting and also said goodbye to one of the township board members, Ambrose Beaudoin. Beaudoin was presented a plaque in recognition & appreciation of his 40 years of dedicated service as Chairman to Chester Township from 1979 to...
Kendra Rondorf- Grand Champion in Food and Nutrition, Fine Arts, Performing Arts; Reserve Champion in Food and Nutrition, Arts and Crafts, Photography, and Needle Arts.
Every summer, 4-H youth participate in County Fairs to showcase the knowledge and skills they’ve gained throughout the year, and to continue their learning in project areas designed to equip them with essential life skills such as problem solving, decision making, project management, communications...


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Gonvick, MN 56644
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