The staff at Dakota Heritage Bank in Red Lake Falls. Back Row (l t r): Tim Hoefer, Melissa Fredericks, Reed Engelstad. Front Row: Casey Klipping, Jaimie Seng, Wendy Swendra, and Shari Olson
Dakota Heritage Bank is the newest addition to the Red Lake Falls community and surrounding area. They are a small town community bank with 9 locations in North Dakota and are excited to open their first location in Minnesota. The family-owned bank is headquartered in Hunter, North Dakota. Their...
Wallace Nelson of Oklee was presented a Quilt of Valor by the Thief River Falls Quilting Club and it was presented to him by Oklee American Legion Auxiliary member Shirley Dessellier. Many of Wallace’s familiy members were with him when he received the quilt.
Monday, November 11th is an important day in America’s history. Once know as Armistice Day, Veteran’s Day is a day to honor and remember the veteran’s for their selfless act to keep us safe and free. The Oklee Veteran’s Day was held at Oklee’s RLCC High School gymnasium. Commander Rick Dulka...
This house was definitely celebrating Halloween in Oklee as the yard was filled with ghosts, goblins, dragons, pumpkins, Jack Skellington and much more, greeted Trick or Treater’s on Halloween night.
As most towns in America celebrate Halloween, Oklee and other surrounding towns held their Community Parties for the children.  In Oklee, the party started at 6:30 p.m. and there was a large crowd of characters of all sorts and sizes enjoying the evening party. By eight in the evening, the children...
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...


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