Oklee Quilting has been open throughout the pandemic. The storefront business has increased, but the mail order has declined quit a bit, due to the fact that customers couldn't get together to quilt for the mission projects and other things.
Recently, Oklee Quilting Supply in Oklee did their first...
Red Lake County Commissioners met on December 22, 2020 for the last time of the year. They have been meeting in the third floor courtroom so they can be spread out for social distancing.
All were present (Chuck Simpson, Anthony “Chuck” Flage, Ron Weiss, John Dudycha, and Al Remick). Tony Gerardy,...
By Mustang Stampede
On Sunday November 8, the Red Lake County Rebels hosted their awards banquet via Google Meets by Head Coach Mr. Randy Huie and Assistant Coaches Mrs. Hannah Kent and Mr. Devin Lambert. Brock Tvedt earned the “Most Outstanding Runner” for the RLC Rebels Boys Team and Marissa...
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
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...