Oklee Herald

The sun shone, the temperature was warm and the wind was quiet—a perfect day for a Memorial Day program outside. Plummer Post 623 Commander Jerome Bakke was master of ceremonies for the Plummer Memorial Day program held in the Russell Pahlen Park in Plummer.
On a perfect Monday morning, the Plummer American Legion Post 623 held their 2021Memorial Day Service in the park.  Commander Jerome Bakke welcomed everyone attending and then the color guard under the direction of Chuck Simpson advanced the colors.  Following the invocation by Chaplain Les Hofstad...
The Class of 2021 at the commencement exercises held at the RLCC High School gymnasium on Friday, May 28th.
On a cool evening for the end of May, families and friends gathered in the Red Lake County Central High School Gymnasium, nicely decorated for this special occasion. Four pillars draped with green material and white flowers made a grand entrance for the senior class. Covid-19 was not gone, but many...
A picture of Dad (Harry D. Shetterly) next to a street car in Buss (he is the one without hat and standing on the ground).
As compiled and understood by his son, David R. Shetterly (May 2021) As the years march on I have become more interested in the World War II experience of family members.  A couple of years ago I focused on my Uncle Howard (my Dad’s younger brother) and his World War II service in North Africa and...
TJ's Tavern of Oklee has been updating the bar area and plans to open in April.
It is almost a full year since TJ's closed for the Covid-19 pandemic, and it has been a long time since they have posted an update. "We miss our wonderful customers very much, and thank all of you who have helped us stay afloat by purchasing your off-sale and to-go food from us during our limited...
Principal Foulger, Isabelle Paradis, Ava Kolstoe and Wade Westlake.
“Skip to Serve”, formally known as “Jump Rope for Heart”, is a fundraiser the students of RLCC Elementary take part in to raise money for our local emergency services (Plummer Fire & Rescue, as well as Oklee Fire & Oklee Ambulance). The funds are split evenly between the three departments...
October 28: The Huot Hustlers 4H Club cleaned ditches for our Adopt A Highway service project. We have been cleaning this stretch of highway for 30 years! Pictured in the paper were Carson Melby who got a nice 12 point buck this year, and Sadie Fox with her first deer. A six point buck.  The RLC...
September 30: Everything has changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and of course, since we can't gather in large groups, many new ways to celebrate achievements have been created. Instead of gathering this year for the RSVP Recognition lunch held a Drive By Pie & Coffee in Brooks and Red Lake...
The City of Oklee held their regular meeting on February 8th at 6 p.m. Members present were Larry (Snook) Olson, Matthew Genova, and Mayor Lori Gulseth. Paul Cyr was unable to attend. Clerk Derek Cross was also present. Visitors and others were Sheriff Mitch Bernstein, Kelly Brekke, Gail Schmitz,...
August 26: The Red Lake County 4-H Leader’s Council presented $250 scholarships to four members. They are Kaydon Kenfield, Kendra Rondorf, Tanisha Srnsky, and Sidney Olson. The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce that Joe Wavra of Red Lake Falls has been selected as the 2020...
S&S Rehab Products +, a locally owned and operated Medical Equipment and Supply provider located in Thief River Falls, has closed its doors. Lisa Swanson, owner and operator, has spent her entire career (32 years) working in some aspect of healthcare. After college, she worked as a Long-Term...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225
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