Saturday, October 26th found the Brooks Community Hall humming with almost 100 women who were anticipating the 4th annual Festival of Tables, the Red Lake County, American Cancer Society Fundraiser.  Women from around the area gathered to dine on delicious food, enjoy a silent auction of donated...
The rivers are rising, the fields are flooding. These fields are just north of Oklee.
As hard as the farmers have been hitting the fields, trying to get their soybeans harvested, Mother Nature has been waging a battle with them. This past week alone brought another 2.58 inches of un-needed rain. The rivers are rising, the fields are flooding. These fields are just north of Oklee. 
The successful Festival of Tables in Red Lake County will be held on Saturday, October 26th at the Brooks Community Hall.  This fundraiser event for the American Cancer Society is being celebrated for the 4th year, and once again promises to be a fun and inspiring afternoon with a silent auction,...
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:, 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...


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