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November Students of the Month were seventh grader Adriel Bakken and twelfth grader Brandi Jensen. Bakken was nominated by Mrs. Patty Mickelson and Jensen by Mr. Steven Strutz.
01/12/2016
The junior high Student of the Month for November at Red Lake County Central in Oklee was chosen by Mrs. Patty Mickelson and it went to Adriel Bakken. Mrs. Mickelson said, “Adriel has excellent grades and a great attitude. She looks forward to new challenges involved in extra activities. She stands...
Football players (back to front) Dawson Rystad, Connor Lambert, Zoe Russillo, Nick Pahlen, Matthew Vettleson, Tyler Jensen, Seth Paradis, Ethan Vettleson, Dylan Gustafson, Brandon Lee, Talon Porter, Makay Berns, Austin Waliser, Marcus Christensen, Alan Nemec, Brendan Kruger, Devin Lambert, and Seth Johnson with their the Spotlight on Scholarship certificates.
01/12/2016
The Red Lake County Central High School awarded the Spotlight on Scholarship to students who maintained a 3.0 grade point average while participating in fall athletics. Thirty-five students received certificates from the Minnesota State High School League for their achievements.  For the 2015...
01/05/2016
Polk County Sheriff Barb Erdman Works to Increase Minnesota Emergency Preparedness by Hosting Rapid Responder Information and Demonstration Session CROOKSTON, Minn. (Dec. 29, 2015) – Polk County Sheriff Barb Erdman took the lead in supporting the expansion of the emergency preparedness and response...
Pictured is Scott Lucas on guitar, Margaret & Laura Lucas on the violins and Sandra (Rustan) Lucas sitting by the piano. The three musicians were playing Pachelbel's Canon.
01/05/2016
The family of Gloria Rustan, formerly of Oklee, shared their talents with the residents of Greenleaf Assisted Living Center in Thief River Falls on Saturday, January 2nd. 
12/29/2015
On December 10, 2015, the Red Lake County Commissioners met at 4:30 p.m. instead of their regular day and time due to the Truth and Taxation meeting to be held at 6:00 p.m. on December 10th. Commissioners attending were Dave Sorensen, John Lerohl, Ron Weiss, Chuck Simpson and Anthony Flage. The...
Zion Lutheran's Sunday School held their Christmas Program on December 20th. The children did an excellent job telling the story of Jesus' birth.
12/29/2015
Zion Lutheran's Sunday School held their Christmas Program on December 20th. The children did an excellent job telling the story of Jesus' birth.
12/22/2015
The Oklee City Council met on Dec 14at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Burthwick called for the minutes to be read. They were approved. The bills were presented and approved. The city auditor Gale Schmitz came to discuss the revenues and report the books to the council. His report was approved.  Mathew Genova was...
Bonnie and Alvin Jensen were enjoying the Security State Bank open house last Tuesday, December 15th.
12/22/2015
Many treats for Christmas! A couple of businesses in Oklee held open houses and the Senior Site held a Scandinavian Day as a fund raiser in the past week. On December 8th, the Oklee Senior Site members held a Scandinavian Day the the Community Hall. They served up some very delicious Scandinavian...
Mayor Jim DuChamp welcoming everyone to Plummer for the Annual CP Railroad Holiday Train, which helps out the local food shelves.
12/15/2015
Plummer was host for the Annual CP Railroad Holiday Train, which helps out the local food shelves.
Double Queen room pictured.
12/15/2015
The former Freedom Living Center in Oklee has recently been transformed into the Oklee Inn and is now open for business. The owners have been working hard to make it an attractive and comfortable place to stay. Rooms are available at both daily and extended stay rates. The Inn will be an ideal...

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