Oklee Herald

The Kiddie Parade was a big hit at Plummer's 4th of July Celebration.
It sure was a hot 4th of July, but that did not stop people from coming out to the annual 4th of July Celebration in Plummer. Many fun activities were held including the Parade. The Parade had many cool cars, nice restored tractors, and many floats. Each car, tractor, and float the was in the...
Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Red Lake County! Mrs. Red Lake County will have the honor of representing her county at the Mrs. Minnesota pageant, which will be held at “Wellstone Center”, April 28th, 2018 in St. Paul, MN. The woman chosen as “Mrs. Red Lake County “will...
Many cars entered the pit to race on Sunday, June 25th during the Red Lake County Fair. Despite the wind and the on and off rain showers at the Red Lake County Fair’s Baja Race there were many people that attended and many cars that raced. There were not only out-of-town racers but many local...
During Market Day last year Scott Sundrud and Jack Sundrud were presented with the honor of naming the Oklee North Park, the "Omar Sundrud Memorial Park". This is the new sign that is now in the park.
City of Oklee met on June 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Oklee Café. All council members were present: George Burthwick, Matthew Genova, Paul Cyr, Kaye Munt and Lori Melby. And Derek Cross (City Clerk). Visitors were: Toni Burthwick, JoAnn Hamm, Jackie Cross and her daughter, Gale Schmitz (accountant...
2017 4-H STF Performance (Garnes Go Getters 4-H Club): (Left to Right): Sidney Olson, Shelby Gunderson, Tanisha Srnsky, Hailey Hanson, McKenzie Ham, Kathryn Srnsky, and Ray Srnsky.
The Annual Red Lake County 4-H Share the Fun performance were held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Lafayette High School Robert Matzke Gymnasium.  The 4-H Clubs performing a skit were: The Huot Hustlers 4-H Club (4-H Leader, Pam Columbus) with their skit called, “Hey, Hey we’re the 4-Her’s,” and the...
4-H Participants from Red Lake County that attended 4-H Camp are: (left to right) Harmonee Buckholtz, Emma Knott, Quinnlyn Kenfield, Kaydon Kenfield (4-H Camp Counselor), Jacob Harmoning, Coby Knott, and Sharon Weiss (4-H Program Coordinator).
4-H Members from Red Lake County attend the Sand Hill Lake 4-H Camp near Fosston, MN. 0n June 11-12, 2017.  This camp is for all youth completing grades 3-6. At Sandhill Lake 4-H Camp, youth from multiple counties spent time together participating in many hands-on activities.  Trained youth and...
Many People attended the Flag Day Ceremony at the Oklee Area Veterans Memorial Park.
On a beautiful June 14th evening, many people from the Oklee Community gathered at the Oklee Area Veteran's Park for the Flag Day Ceremony of disposing of disrepaired flags. The American Legion Post $159 and the Auxiliary came with many delicious dishes along with others for this potluck meal. The...
Many people attended the Elder Awareness Fair where there were multiple presenters, basket prizes, informational booths, BINGO, and free lunch.
The Elder Awareness Fair drew many people to the Brooks Community Center on June 15th.  The day started with coffee, rolls, socializing, and the chance to look at informational booths. One of the informational booths was RSVP. RSVP is Retired and Senior Volunteer Program which help make a...
Five RLC Track members going to state: (L to R) Zoe Russillo, Julia Bernstein, AJ Jones, Ashley Longtin, and MaKenzie Williams.
The Red Lake County Track and Field team sent five teammates to state.  On June 9th they had a send off celebration first at Plummer at 9:00 a.m. and at Brooks at 9:30 a.m.  The team was lead into both towns. It was led by an entourage of by the Red Lake County Sheriff and the Plummer Fire...
Pastor Margaret Jacobus
Pastor Margaret Jacobus will be retiring from the Oklee Lutheran Parish. Her last Sunday will be Sunday, June 18th.  Being at the Oklee Lutheran Parish was Pastor Margaret’s first call parish. She was in Nebraska for one year for an internship.  Pastor Margaret will be moving to Onalaska, Wisconsin...


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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