Oklee Herald

Hero Hustle 5K - 1st place winners: 12 & Under: Men: Callen Carriere (34:07). Women: Alexa Chervestad (27:18). 12-29: Men. Owen Chervestad (21:15). Women: Kate Holmstrom (25:13). 30-49: Men: Greg Melin (45:58). Women: Andi Sherman (32:44). 50 & Up: Men: Dave Olson (30.21), Women: Holly Spong (29.51).
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...
Carol's Cozy Bar & Grill recently had many updates outside and inside.
The Cozy Bar and Grill in Brooks, MN has been updated once again with great new look on the outside and inside, some features which the customer doesn’t see, but it makes the business of providing delicious meals run smoother.  A Grand Re-Opening is planned for August 7th with music by Wild Wes...
15-17 year old winners in the KC Jr. Golf tourney: L to R: Chase Nelson, RLF, Garrett Johanneck, RLF, Kaleb Thingelstad, Crookston, and Evan Girdler, RLF.
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. WINNERS: 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.
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.
 The Ron Weiss family (l to r): Matt Weiss; Ron Weiss is holding Grandson, Dexter Brumwell; Sharon Weiss; Kristen Brumwell, holding Athea Brumwell, our Granddaughter; Shelby Knott; and Sara Schindler.
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...
Jeff Lund, pictured on the right, has his friend Parker Comstock helping out in the theater. Comstock is a union carpenter from Bemidji Local 1934.
Both sides of Falls Cinema are looking quite different these days. The business, owned by Jeff Lund and his son, Daniel, is getting  completing renovated on both sides of the theater, which will soon house luxury loungers...take a minute to appreciate how comfortable that sounds... In addition to...
Sergeant at Arms Chuck Simpson presents the flag for inspection to members of the Inspection Team, Commander Roy Holmes and Barry Rewertz. Past Commander Clarence Gagner MC’d the flag retirement ceremony held in Plummer on Flag Day, June 14,2020.
On Flag Day, June 14, the Plummer American Legion Post 623 held a flag disposal ceremony next to the Legion Post.  Past Commander Clarence Gagner served as emcee and began the program by welcoming everyone.  He called upon post chaplain Les Hofstad to give the invocation after which the National...
Plummer American Legion Post 623 held its annual  Memorial Day program at a different location, in the open space next to the Legion Post.
Plummer American Legion hosted Memorial Day 2020 with some new twists because of the Covid19 pandemic.  The location was changed from the park as in past years to Main Street.  The program was presented in the open space to the east of the Legion Club.  Audience members sat on benches, chairs or...
Sister Paige, parents Conway and Kim Olson stand with their graduate, Sidney Olson by the quilt she received from the Salem WELCA.
On Sunday, May 17, Salem Church held a drive thru reception for their high school graduates. The short program was held outside on the north side of the church while folks stayed in their cars or near them, keeping in mind the social distancing of the day.  The program began with Erika Larson...


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