Recently 2 more granite blocks were installed at the Oklee Area Veterans’ Memorial thanks to the help of John Lerohl.  The block purchased for Bud Christoferson by Envald and Kathleen Christoferson of Los Alamos, CA was placed in the walkway south of the gazebo.  In addition, the block purchased...
My Dad, Ingvald Olson, started trucking in 1931. He hauled cattle to the stockyards in Oklee with a Model T. In 1935, when the Union Stockyard in West Fargo, ND opened, my Dad bought a new 1935 Chevrolet truck to haul cattle there. He also hauled gravel and hauled cream to the Oklee Creamery....
I have wondered that myself and so I went looking for this information. Some came from the State General Election Ballot for Oklee, the ballot for Polk County and the rest I gathered from the Secretary of State website. Voting in elections is a very important responsibility of every citizen of the...
RLCC ECFE families toured the Plummer Fire Hall on Thursday, October 4th.
Red Lake County Central Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) families toured the Plummer Fire Hall on Thursday, October 4th.  The firemen showed the kids lots of different things like blowing the siren and spraying the water hose, how the Jaws of Life works, and also what a fireman looks like...
On September 25th, the County Commissioners, John Lerohl, Chuck Simpson, Al Remick, Ron Weiss and Dave Sorensen met for their regular meeting. Chairman Dave Sorenson called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Alliance. Jerilyn Swenson, Interim County Engineer for Red Lake County, came to the...
2018 RLCC Homecoming Court Candidates. (Back) King candidates are Adrien Verbout, Connor Lambert, Alex Peterson, Phillip Sorenson and Austin Jensen. (Front) Queen candidates are Daphney Koralewski, Jocelyn Castaneda, Sydnie Gunderson, Sarah Christensen, and Hannah Reindeau.
Red Lake County Central would like to formally invite the public to attend the 2018 Homecoming Coronation on Monday, October 8 at 8:45 a.m. The ceremony will be held in the gym with coaches, captains, Class of 2017 royalty, and Mr. Pederson each sharing some information about homecoming activities...
See article for names of those who attended.
A warm glow of nostalgia enveloped the Oklee Cafe on Saturday evening, September 15, as the Oklee High School Class of 1968 held their 50th reunion. Amid jokes about hearing, memory, and more frequent trips to the bathroom, friendships were renewed and the air was alive with reminiscences.  Out of...
The Red Lake County Commissioners met on September 11, 2018 at 10am with Commissioners Al Remick, Ron Weiss, John Lerohl, and Chuck Simpson present. Dave Sorensen was absent. First on the agenda was Tanya Hanson from Red Lake County Soil Water Conservation District (RLC SWCD) requesting a Shoreland...
From the Grygla Eagle What is your new position at the school? I am the 7-12th grade science teacher.  What/where were you previously teaching? This is my first full-time teaching position. Previously, I was a K-12 substitute teacher in the Goodridge, Grygla, and RLCC school districts. Educational...
Last year's Festival of Tables, just one of the many decorated for the event.
The 3rd annual Festival of Tables, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, will be held in Red Lake County again this year. On Saturday, October 27th at noon, the Brooks Community Hall will be filled with a variety of creatively decorated tables with soups, breads and desserts on the menu.  This...


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