RLC’s Junior High Speech Team received the third place trophy at the Fisher Novice Meet. They are pictured along with senior high members who worked at the tournament. Front Row: Natalie Aakhus, Jayden Fore, Jade Person, Lilly Hanson, Serenity May and Lana Bravo. Middle row: Kara Longtin, Lily Guillemette, Allison Aakhus, Sydney Melby and Carly Williams. Back row: Phillip Sorenson, Tom Nelson, Abby Walton, Dede Walton, and Jayden Iverson.
Red Lake County Rebels Junior High Speech Team had a Novice Meet on Thursday, March 17th in Fisher. There were seven teams present and the Rebels took home the third place trophy. According to their coach Mrs. Judy Schue, “It was a great competition for our younger speakers.” Eighth grader Jayden...
Pictured are RLCC’s River Watch members along with their poster for the River Watch Forum at the University Minnesota Crookston. (Back) Nick Plante, Erin Jones, Marcus Styles, Brandi Jensen, Shawnee Styles, and Katheryne DeHate. (Front) Lyndsey Morris, Shelby Gunderson, Billie Jo Gryskiewicz, and their advisor Ms. Shelley Steva.
The River Watch group at Red Lake Country Central High School has been studying two local rivers in Brooks, Oklee, and Plummer. The rivers include Lost River and Clearwater River. The group measures and checks how clear the water is, how low the water is and makes sure that the rivers are all...
RLCC 5th-8th graders who attended Young Authors Conference on March 10th at Thief River Falls: (Front) Zachary Cater, MiReya Gibbs, Leah Peterson, Taya Morinville, Erin Sundquist, Jed Duden, Caleb Nymann, Molly Smith, Shawna Majeres, Marin Peterson, (Back) Jayden Iverson, Garrett Qualley, Brandie DeHate, Jeremy Kruchowski, Morgan Plante, Faith Hanson, Heather Longtin, Natalia Snegireff, Sidney Olson.
Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls was the site for a Young Authors Conference for grades 5-8 on March 10, 2016. It was sponsored by the Northwest Service Cooperative. Ten RLCC Elementary students attended including fifth graders MiReya Gibbs, Shawna Majeres, Caleb...
Sami Smith with the quilts she has completed as a community service project.
Sami Smith, a senior at RLCC High School, has turned a hobby of sewing into a community service project. While sewing a blanket for a baby she babysits, her sister, Stephanie, who is a nurse in Fargo, ND, mentioned there was a need for baby blankets at the hospital where she is employed. With...
On Sunday, March 13th, the 95 quilts were blessed at Zion Lutheran Church. The quilts were made by mostly Zion Lutheran WELCA members, Ardell Opdahl, Ione Nelson, Joyce Austad, Liz Follmann, LaVonne Brown, and a former Oklee resident, Leona Brekke, who sewed tops at her home. The quilts are many...
Steve Rasmusson, Gary Johannesohn, Tim Johnson and Ann Johnson of North Country Gospel entertained the audience at Vernes Lutheran Church on Sunday night.
On Sunday night, the Relay For Life team Kamp Kenneth, held a evening of food and fun. The food was Klub, a Norwegian specialty enjoyed my many in the area.  The fun was a concert held after the good food, was the musical talents of North Country Gospel group. The evening began at 5:30 p.m. with a...
The Newlywed Game was a hilarious event to watch and the participants looked like they were having lots of fun also. Lots of fun was the name of the game for the participants and the audience also. On the stage was Couple 1: Issac and Marcella Melby, Couple 2: John & Sue Dudycha, Couple 3: Warren & Lisa Tvedt, and Couple 4: Tim & Eileen Paquin. Helping with the game on the left side of the stage was Al Paquin and the emcee of the Newlywed Game on the right side of the stage, Tim Eggebraaten.
The night was a great night to be out and about at the Oklee Hall. The place was packed by 6:30 p.m. with more coming in. As of 6:30 p.m. the Oklee Firemen had served 160 meals and the line was still filling in with more people, coming to eat and enjoy the evening, all the way to the door.  The...
Minnesota’s School Board Recognition Week, February 15-19, is a time to thank our school board members for their commitment and contributions to education and our communities. RLCC School Board members include Dani Paradis, Pam Paradis, Darby Trontvedt, Matt Kolstoe, Marcella Melby, Jason Cater, Tom Bray, Lowell Hamrum, and Dave Person.
Red Lake County, MN— The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 15-19 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. Red Lake County Central ISD 2906 & Red Lake...
The Oklee City Council met on February 8th at the Oklee Café. The meeting was called to order at 6:04 p.m. with all members present: Kent Bergerson, Lori Melby, Kaye Munt, Mayor George Burthwich, and City Clerk, Derek Cross. Gale E. Schmitz, Oklee's CPA and Deputy Lovely. There were many citizens...
RLCC Triple A (Academics, Arts, and Athletics) recipients Seth Johnson and Holly Vettleson pictured with Region 8 Executive Secretary Jim Weinzrel at the Region 8 Triple A Banquet in Mahnomen.
RLCC High School seniors Holly Vettleson and Seth Johnson were selected to represent Red Lake County Central High School in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award program, RLCC’s High School Principal Randy Pederson announced February 2, 2016. Established in 1988 the Academics, Arts, and...


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