Oklee Herald

The Knights of Columbus held a Free Throw Contest with 19 participants who are pictured along with the volunteers. Winners advanced to the District Competition.
By: Phillip Sorenson The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest was Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Red Lake Falls Gym.  There were 19 participants, 11 boys and eight girls. The winners of the contest will advance to the District Competition.  The winners for the girls were: Age 10: First Place...
May 9: The Annual Red Lake County 4-H Share the Fun performance were held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Lafayette High School Robert Matzke Gymnasium. The 4-H Clubs performing a skit were: The Huot Hustlers 4-H Club (4-H Volunteer Leaders, Sara Kenfield, Lee and Jaclyn Rondfor) with their...
Freshman at Red Lake County Central had their annual CO2 car race. They are pictured with the cars they designed and raced.
By Jeremy Kruchowski Each year the Red Lake County Central ninth grade physical science class builds CO2 cars and races them in the gym. All of the ninth graders start off with a piece of soft wood in a box that also holds the wheels and axle for the car. They carve out the pieces of wood to make...
Tim Eggebraaten will be the Emcee at the Annual Oklee Fireman’s Blizzard Bonanza.
The winter cold has set in and everyone has been in hibernation since Christmas and New Years. But on February 23rd at the Oklee Community Hall will be the event we all wait for to break the hibernation season. It's the Oklee Firemen's Blizzard Bonanza party. It means of night of fun and good food...
April 4: Eleven members of the French ITV Classes, their teacher, and four other adults visited Quebec City March 17 – 20, 2018. Breckenridge students were Olivia Eichhorn and Jennifer Puchalski. Lafayette High School students were Shayla Lallier, Marcus Paradis and Rachel Wieland. Red Lake County...
The 52nd Annual Oklee Moonlighters Snowmobile Safari was held on January 19th with very cold temperatures in the area, but that didn’t stop members from going out and having fun. The frigid temperatures, the trails were beautiful and the sun was shining making for a great ride. Special recognition...
RLCC One Act Play will compete Thursday, January 24th in the Bagley Auditorium. (Back row) Danny Guillemette, Tom Nelson, Jayden Iverson, Abby Walton, (Middle row) Luci Svendsen, Karena Melby, Remi Rathsack, Lilly Hanson, (Front row) Jonathan Roue, and Emily Kolstoe.
This year’s Red Lake County Central 1-Act play is called “The Complaint Department and Lemonade” by Kamron Klitgaard.  In this play the students each go into the complaint department with a problem/complaint ranging from not being able to hear, to having a song stuck in their head.  After going to...
Receiving the Oath of Office were elected officials from left to right: Al Remick, County Commissioner, Mike LaCoursiere, County Attorney, Joyce Paquin, County Recorder, Mitch Bernstein, County Sheriff, Nick Knott, County Treasurer, Anthony Flage, County Commissioner, Delane “John” Dudycha, County Commissioners and Bob Schmitz, County Auditor.
The Red Lake County Commissioners reorganization meeting was held on January 8, 2019 and was called to order by County Auditor Bob Schmitz. All members that were re-elected were sworn in by the Court Administration Deputy before any further business could be held. First order of business was...
March 7: The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) was excited to exhibit Midwest Grain, a collection of watercolor paintings by Debbie Aune, which feature familiar landmarks to all of us living in northwest Minnesota: grain elevators. A longtime artist of Gatzke, Minnesota, Debbie grew up on a...
New City of Oklee Council members are Kelly Brekke and Larry (Snook) Olson. They attended their first official meeting on January 14th.
On January 14th, the new Oklee Council met at the Oklee Cafe for their first meeting of the year. Present for the meeting were Matthew Genova, Paul Cyr, new members Kelly Brekke and Larry Olson. Mayor George Burthwick called the meeting to order. Minutes were looked at and there were no corrections...


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