Oklee Herald

North Star Conference Honorable Mention Awards were given to (left) Tristyn Ferguson, Alec Castaneda, and Nick Pahlen at the RLCC Wrestling Awards Night.
Red Lake County Central Mustangs Wrestling Awards Night was held Monday, April 3 at the Oklee Community Center. The team was coached by Aaron Nelson and Travis Larson. RLCC Mustangs wrestling team awards were presented. Alec Castaneda, Dylan Gustafson, and Kyle Gagner each received the Mustang...
RLCC one-act play cast members receiving Spotlight on Scholarship certificates were: (Back) Britain Arlt, Remi Rathsack, Jade Person, Natalie Aakhus, (Front) Kara Longtin, Dede Walton, Tara Qualley, Jayden Fore, and Sydney Melby.
By Marie Johnson The Minnesota State High School League and McDonald’s Twin Cities Co-Op recently awarded 46 Spotlight on Scholarship certicates to Red Lake County Central High School Students for their academic achievements in the classroom.  Sponsored by the League for 21 years, the Spotlight on...
Seated (l to r): Abby Walton as Mr. Witherspoon, Sydney Melby as Abby Brewster, Hannah Kolstoe as Martha Brewster, Kara Longtin as Elaine Harper, Tom Nelson as Mortimer Brewster, Natalie Aakhus as Teddy Brewster, and Remy Ransack as Mr. Gibbs. Back row (l to r): Nick Pahlen as Jonathan Brewster, Jade Person as Dr. Einstein. Tera Qualley as Officer Brophy, Britain Arlt as Rev. Dr. Harper, Heather Longtin as Lieutenant Rooney, Jayden Iverson as Officer Klein, Dede Walton as Officer O’Hara.
RLCC High School in Oklee will be presenting the three act mystery comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace”  by Joseph Kesselring by special arrangement with Dramatics Publishing Company on April 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:30 PM in the Oklee gymnasium. This classic comedy has been a delight for audiences since...
Thanks to all of our quilters this year & we hope they will all be able to help again next year. Our quilters were Liz Follman, Virginia Larson, Irene Rosten, Diane Kolstoe, Phyllis Linder, LaVonne Brown, Ardell Opdahl, Ione Nelson, Cheryll O'Neill, Sandra Tougas and a special thanks to Leona Brekke for all the tops she made for us.
The quilters of the Oklee Lutheran Parish finished their quilting for the year with a total of 128 quilts. They had the Blessing of the quilts on Sunday, March 26th in both churches. On Monday they were boxed up & will be delivering them  to the following places: Salvation Army, Pathfinders,...
RLCC music students who competed at the Vocal Ensemble Contest: (Back) Dede Walton, Tera Qualley, Sidney Olson, (Middle) Kara Longtin, Natalie Aakhus, and (Front) Brandie DeHate.
The Vocal Ensemble Contest was held in East Grand Forks on Wednesday, March 22.  There were six participants from Red Lake County Central.  The seniors that attended were Natalie Aakhus, Tera Qualley, and Dede Walton.  Also participating was Junior Kara Longtin and Freshmen Brandie DeHate and...
The Rebels boys’ basketball Special Team awards were presented to Dylan Olsen, John Renner, Ethan Vettleson, and Matt Vettleson.
Red Lake County boys’ basketball held their annual Awards Night and banquet on Sunday, March 26th in Plummer.  The coaches shared about the season and presented the awards.   The Letter Winners were Ethan Vettleson, Matt Vettleson, Seth Paradis, John Renner, Jordan Johnson, Ben Cardinal, Adrien...
Red Lake County Fair is coming to Oklee June 23-24-25. This year marks the first time the Red Lake County Fair has offered a Rodeo as part of the events. The two day Rodeo will be a fun and exciting event to go to this year. Advance Tickets will be sold for Rodeo and Baja Race until the 20th of...
The RLCC French Club in front of the RestoGare Bistro: Jarisa Bailey, Tasha Manning, Adrien Verbout, Daphney Koralewski, Austin Jensen, Andrew Fish, Billie Gryskiewicz, Grace Gieseke, and Julia Bernstein.
The French I and French II classes from Red Lake Falls, Red Lake County Central, and Breckenridge had the opportunity to go to Winnipeg for a French Trip. Lynn Vatthauer from Red Lake Falls is the ITV instructor for the class and planned the trip. Also chaperoning on the trip was Stephanie Halland...
Lying down is Dede Walton, Officer O’Hara. Front row (l to r): Jayden Iverson, Officer Klein; Sydney Melby, Abby Brewster; Jade Person, Dr. Einstein; Hannah Kolstoe, Martha Brewster. Middle Row (l to r):  Kara Longtin,  Elaine Harper; Remy Ransack, Mr. Witherspoon; Natalie Aakhus, Teddy, Brewster; Heather Longtin, Lieutenant Rooney. Back row (l to r): Tom Nelson, Mortimer Brewster; Nick Pahlen, Jonathan Brewster; Tera Qualley, Officer Brophey; Britain Arl, Rev. Dr. Harper; Abby Walton, Mr. Gibbs.
RLCC High School will be presenting the three act mystery comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring and by special arrangement with Dramatist’s Play Service.   The production is scheduled for April 18th, 19th, and 20th –Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. The cast...
On March 13, 2017, the City of Oklee held their monthly meeting at the Oklee Cafe at 6:00 p.m. All members of the council were present: Paul Cyr, Matthew Genova, Lori Melby and Kaye Munt. Also present were Mayor George Burthwick; Clerk Derek Cross; and Darrell Tougas from Maintenance. Other present...


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