Oklee Herald

Bracket 1, 1st place:  Phil McDonald, Larry Laudon.
 Pickleball ruled the day in Oklee on Saturday, September 14th as pickleball players participated in an international 13 team round robin tournament! The tournament featured participants from Saskatchewan, East Grand Forks, Manitoba, Crookston, Fargo, Thief River Falls, Oklee, St. Hilaire, Bemidji...
Rose Sawatzky from Morden, Manitoba is recognized and has experience as a Level 1 “International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association”, or IPTPA, instructor.
On Saturday, September 14th, something exciting and challenging will be happening in Oklee on the newly created pickleball courts! A doubles tournament open to any level of play with double elimination format will be held at the courts on the south end of town beginning at 11:00 am.  There will be...
The Brooks Princesses Lemonade & Muffin stand.
This past weekend, the City of Brooks held their 48th Annual Blast To Brooks celebration. Brooks had many activities planned and the crowds were there to participate. The day started with the opening prayer service and a bake sale at St. Joseph’s Church in the basement. There was also a Plate Lunch...
RED LAKE COUNTY Regular Meeting Held August 13, 2019 Pursuant to adjournment of its regular meeting the Red Lake County Board of Commissioners duly met in regular session at the courthouse in Red Lake Falls, MN on August 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.  Chairman Weiss called the meeting to order.  All Board...
The map of the 5-year plan is available on their website: www.co.red-lake.mn.us, then click on Services, then go to property & Roads, and go to Highway Department. It is listed on the bottom of that page in full color.
On August 26, 2019 the Red Lake County Commissioners met with all members present (Chuck Simpson, Anthony Flage, John Dudycha, Al Remick and Chairman Ron Weiss). The agenda was approved with no additions or changes.  First on the agenda was Red Lake County Highway Engineer Eric Hove who had three...
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...


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