May 12, 2021
Red Lake County Rebel Boys Track and Field’s Gerald Melin broke the school record in the high jump with a jump of 6’0 on Tuesday at the Bagley Track and Field meet. The jump of 6’0 broke the previous record of 5’10 set by Ryan Melby in 1993.
Quilts were on display at Salem and Zion...
April 7, 2021
Saturday morning was a beautiful day for an Easter Egg Hunt in the town of Oklee. Many family's were gathering with their children. The Easter Egg Hunt is usually held in the Oklee Hall due to weather, so this was a blessing to have nice weather and have it outside.
March 3, 2021
Sandra Tougas was interviewed by RLCC Newspaper staff. She is a volunteer First Responder with the Oklee ambulance. Since Sandra is a volunteer, she does not get paid but she says,” Being a First Responder has been a rewarding experience.”
February 19th, the RLC Rebels boy’s...
Theresa Champagne started teaching in RLCC this year as a special education person that followed kids around the building if they needed help.
She was born in 1972, five weeks premature but healthy. She has been married to Scott Champagne since 2016, but she started dating him in 2008.
February 3, 2021
Every year the Moonlighters Snowmobile Club offers Snowmobile training and certification. This years class was large. Attending were: Logan Vettleson, Atley Vettleson, Isaac Palecek, Oscar Duden, Kendra Christianson, Brody Rystad,Hank Jones, Abbie Morinville, Kendra Morinville,...
January 6, 2021
Numbers were dropping in Polk, Pennington and Red Lake for Covid that week.
There was lots of activity in the area with the Enbridge Line 3 finally going in.
It has been hazardous in the Oklee area due to the number of wild turkeys crossing the road near the Zion Cemetery.
Red Lake County Central recently honored their October Students of the month. Kory Barilnominated Jacob Cather, an 8th Grader, and Jennifer Johnson a 10th grader for their positive attitudes and great leadership within the classroom and learning community.
Mr. Baril announced in front of the...
As of January 1, 2022, Katie Lorenson, originally from Oklee, daughter of Bob & Pam O'Neill, and 1998 Oklee High School graduate, is scheduled to become the new president and chief executive officer.
Katie joined Alerus as chief financial officer in December 2017. Katie is a seasoned executive...
The 2021 Red Lake County Homecoming was a huge success. The events started with Coronation on Monday Sep 27, 2021. Crowning the candidates was Brock Tvedt, the 2020 Homecoming King. Homecoming 2020 Queen Kia Bachand was unable to attend the ceremony. Tvedt, son of Tiffany and Kevin Tvedt is...
The Hero Hustle 5K was held at Oklee Market Day on August 14th, 2021. This was the 5th year the Hero Hustle 5K has been promoting organ, eye and tissue donation at the race.
A virtual 5k option was offered for the 5k as well as the race day event. The virtual 5K is a great option for people that...