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On Microphones, Tyler Eskeli and Peyton Fish.
10/13/2020
By Jeremiah Baker and Afton Benoit - Stampede Channel 35 has started the year ready to broadcast sporting and school events.  COVID doesn’t do anything to reduce productivity or stop production/hinder any day-to-day activities. They have been inspired to post more “C” and “Junior Varsity’’ games....
Ms. Hannah Miller is the new English teacher at RLCC
09/22/2020
Ms. Hannah Miller is the new English teacher at RLCC By Afton Benoit and Jeremiah Baker Ms. Miller’s parents both had a job in teaching, and because of this, she thought that she would never follow her parents in a career in education, but she was wrong. “Never say never.” She says because now she...
Hero Hustle 5K - 1st place winners: 12 & Under: Men: Callen Carriere (34:07). Women: Alexa Chervestad (27:18). 12-29: Men. Owen Chervestad (21:15). Women: Kate Holmstrom (25:13). 30-49: Men: Greg Melin (45:58). Women: Andi Sherman (32:44). 50 & Up: Men: Dave Olson (30.21), Women: Holly Spong (29.51).
08/11/2020
Oklee Market Day was held on August 1st, 2020. Hand sanitizers were available at all the events through out the day and hand washing stations were near each event.  To start off the day, 15 painted rocks were hidden in the City of Oklee. As of when this picture was taken in the afternoon, there...
15-17 year old winners in the KC Jr. Golf tourney: L to R: Chase Nelson, RLF, Garrett Johanneck, RLF, Kaleb Thingelstad, Crookston, and Evan Girdler, RLF.
07/28/2020
The Knights of Columbus held a Junior Golf Tournament on July 20, 2020. There were 45 participants, 40 boys and 5 girls. They came from 10 different towns. WINNERS: Girls ages 10-12: 1st:  Hallie Seeger, RLF; 2nd:  Amelia Warne, RLF,  Grace Knutson, RLF; 3rd:  Mckenna Bjerk, Mahnomen, Isabella...
On Friday evening Oklee was hit with a derecho storm that caused damage around NW Minnesota. Oklee was lucky with very little damage. Thief River Falls and Argyle were hit with power outages and lots of damage.
07/21/2020
On Friday evening Oklee was hit with a derecho storm that caused damage around NW Minnesota. Oklee was lucky with very little damage. Thief River Falls and Argyle were hit with power outages and lots of damage.
 The Ron Weiss family (l to r): Matt Weiss; Ron Weiss is holding Grandson, Dexter Brumwell; Sharon Weiss; Kristen Brumwell, holding Athea Brumwell, our Granddaughter; Shelby Knott; and Sara Schindler.
07/14/2020
Ron and Sharon Weiss started farming in 1977. They have been growing asparagus for the last 15 years. The family’s 13 acres of asparagus is in addition to about 1,100 acres of wheat and soybeans raised on the Weiss farm in northwestern Minnesota. The Weiss family sells fresh and pickled asparagus...
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...

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