Oklee Herald

The cast:: Johnathan Roue as IT, Karena Melby as Sissy the snake, Emily Kolstoe as Bella/jane, Sydney Melby as Monique, David Clifton as Benny the Batboy, Jade Person as Max the Ring Master of the Freak Show, Jeremiah Ransack as Lyle, Back row from left: Britain Arlt as Pogo the Clown, Tom Nelson as Damien, Kara Longtin as Flora and Fauna, Abby Walton as Kitty and the bearded lady, and Dan Guillemette as Vincent.  The play is under the direction of Michael Swenson.
RLCC’s one cat play this year is a serious play called “Freak” by Angela Hill, a newer playwright from Fargo, North Dakota. The play is being presented by special arrangement by Brooklynn Publishers. This is a serious production with the cast being members of a circus freak show.   Each of the...
Tim Eggebraaten will be emcee for the event.
The winter cold has set in and everyone has been in hibernation since Christmas and News Years. But on February 3, 2018 at the Oklee Community Hall will be the event we all wait for to break for hibernation season. It's the Oklee Firemen's Blizzard Bonanza party. And what does that mean? It means...
A major business in Plummer has decided to dissolve the cooperative after 127 years in business. But not all is lost in this small community. The next door neighbor, Red River Ag, purchased the business and took possession of the business in the beginning of 2018. The Plummer Co-op Creamery was...
RLCC’s sophomore students taking part in an activity at the Team-Up Leadership Conference Monday, January 8 in Thief River Falls.
Approximately 15 schools from the area went to the Target Leadership Conference. The conference took place on January 8th at the Thief River Falls Ralph Engelstad Arena.  At the conference students mainly were all together in one group except when divided into groups for activities. Craig Hillier...
RLCC seventh and eighth graders who went to the Creativity Festival were (front) Kaleb Roussey, Marissa Schiebe, Kjerstin Nelson, and Jed Duden, (back) Caleb Nymann, Gunnar Sandeen, Lauren Jones, and Shawna Majeres.
Red Lake County Central sent 16 students in fifth through eighth grades to the Creativity Festival planned by the Northwest Service Cooperative. It was held Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at Bemidji State University.  Attending were fifth graders: Dylan Dahle, Hannah Dudycha, and Evelynn Klamm and,...
Red Lake County Central Elementary 5th and 6th grade students.
Red Lake County Central Elementary 5th and 6th grade students are very fortunate this school year to have been given the opportunity to receive 1-1 Chrome Books. The Dondelinger Foundation provided a generous donation which enabled the school to purchase 65 Chrome Books.   With these Chrome Books,...
February 1, 2017 Employees were recognized for their years of service in Red Lake County: Mitch Bernstein, 20 years, Kurt Casavan, 20 years, Arlan Johnson, 15 years, Kathie Johanneck, 15 years, Peggy Nord, 10 years, Nick Knott, 10 years, Tom Braaten, 5 years, and Kurt Ellefson, 5 years. On January...
January 4, 2017 Nominee of Hotrod of the Year was featured in the Oklee Herald. Owner Rick Myrum was raised and attended Oklee High School until 1967. The Hotrod is a 1935 pickup owned by his Grandpa Qualley. Sue Beaudoin graciously made and donated cooking aprons for the preschool room. A new...
RLCC November Students of the Month: Mrs. Mickleson selected Jed Duden for Junior High and Sydney Melby was nominated for Senior High by Mr. Huie.
The November Students of the Month were recently announced at Red Lake County Central High School in Oklee. They were Sydney Melby and Jed Duden. Sydney Melby is the Senior High November Student of the Month for Red Lake County Central. She is in 12th grade and she is 17 years old. She was...
Minnesota 4-H Educators Karyn Santl (left) and Joshua Kukowski (right) present Sharon Weiss, Red Lake 4-H Program Coordinator (middle) with the Minnesota Afterschool Champion Award).
Afterschool programs play an important role in helping young people do better in school and make positive choices and the Red Lake County 4-H Afterschool Programs have been recognized for their quality by a statewide organization. Ignite Afterschool, Minnesota’s statewide network of afterschool...


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