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.
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.
Plummer was host for the Annual CP Railroad Holiday Train, which helps out the local food shelves.
Double Queen room pictured.
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...
Anthony Holthusen, Executive Vice President Security State Bank/Agency with Phil Fore, Basketball program.
Over ten years ago, it was decided to change the dress code for just one day a week at Security State Bank and Security State Agency of Oklee. The employees of the Bank and Agency have since had the option of wearing jeans and casual clothing on Fridays. However, the privilege isn’t free. Part of...
On Sunday, December 6th, Santa and Mrs. Claus stopped by Brooks to visit with the children. The fun began with a supper of hotdogs or pulled pork, crab salad, beans, beverages and a cupcake/cookie. Everybodys names were added into a drawing and everyone received a gift from under the tree, children...
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Every year, the CP Holiday Trains travel through dozens of communities, raising food and cash donations for North American food banks. Again this year, the Holiday Train program is encouraging people attending events to bring heart...
The Red Lake Central County Junior High Choir sang a variety of songs at the fall concert held on November 23rd.
Red Lake County Central’s music students in junior and senior high choir and band performed their fall music concert on November 23, 2015. The junior high choir sang four songs in the beginning of the concert. The first song they sang was “Tuxedo Junction” followed by “Aya Ngena,” “The River,” and...
Pictured accepting the generous donation is Vi Cote, Iona Berry and Leona Christianson.
The Oklee Senior Citizen Site was surprised by Matthew Genova when he came in and donated a $1000 to the site. 
The Red Lake County Commissioners met on November 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. First on the agenda was Tanya Hanson from the Red Lake County Soil Water & Conservation District (RLC SWCD). Hanson was reporting to the commissioners on a Feedlot Performance grant she was applying for and she needed...


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