Oklee Herald

Catherine Johnson, director of Inter County Community Council was presented a check for $4500 from Canadian Pacific Railroad's Holiday Train on December 12th.
The two food shelfs of Red Lake County would like to say thank you to all who helped make the Holiday Train stop in Plummer a success. Inter-County Community Council held a freewill donation light lunch of hot dogs and chips at the Plummer Hall and collected $1,145 serving over 400 people. ...
RLCC Student Senate members who attended the Fall Student Senate Summit. Back row: Mr. Randy Huie, Dawson Rystad, Jenna Pahlen, Gerald Melin, Britain Arlt, and Kia Bachand. Middle row: Sydney Melby, Calyssa Eskeli, Lily Guillemette, Karena Melby, and Julia Bernstein. Front row: Jayden Fore, Erin Jones, Cari Bachand, and Taya Morinville. Not pictured: Jade Person and Aurimy Olson.
The annual Fall Summit for the Northwest Division Student Senates was held on Wednesday, November 15 at the Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls. The event was attended by hundreds of students from area schools including sixteen Red Lake County Central Student Senate members and their advisor,...
RLCC River Watch team including Tanisha Srnsky, Kaitlyn Morris, Courtney Rude, Sidney Olson, Brandie DeHate, and Britain Arlt will be making a kiosk in People’s Park.
River Watch is an extracurricular activity where high school students study and sample rivers in the local area, as well as create projects that benefit the community. The Red Lake County Central High School’s group project this year is to build a kiosk in People’s Park in Plummer, MN. The kiosk...
Tiffany and Ted Bowen, owners of Humbleberry Farms, greeting visitors with warm smiles and samples of their products they make and sell. And they are willing to share their knowledge of the fruit and vegetables they have available.
Humbleberry Farms is located just east of Brooks on Highway 92. It is a little hidden treasure that some are beginning to realize is there with unique products, organic and homegrown items. They  had Christmas tree for sale, and baked goods, handmade dolls/doll clothes, nuts, fruits, juices, hand...
The Mustang volleyball letter winners were: (top) Katelyn Suchy, Sarah Christensen, Julia Bernstein, Tanisha Srnsky, Jenna Pahlen, Sydnie Gunderson, Calyssa Eskeli, Kia Bachand, (bottom) Jayden Iverson, Sidney Olson, Billie Gryskiewicz, Hannah Kolstoe, and Megan Smith.
The awards night for Red Lake County Central Mustangs volleyball was held Monday, November 13th in Oklee. Many awards were given out that evening. Also the team honored their long time coach Nancy Bray who ended her term as head coach. Letter winners were Kia Bachand, Katelyn Suchy, Jayden Iverson...
Matt Vettleson wearing his Rebels football jersey with his dad Alan wearing his Bobcat Jersey.
Alan Vettleson, a 1980 graduate from Oklee High School, was a captain of the football team. Now 38 years later Matthew Vettleson, Alan’s son, plays football and also has become a football captain his senior year.  At the time when Alan played football, Oklee’s mascot was the Bobcats and their...
The 2nd annual Red Lake County Festival of Tables held in Brooks at the Community Hall on Saturday, October 28th was deemed a great success by organizers! All proceeds from this event were given to the American Cancer Society. Red Lake County has been recognized nationally in the past for raising...
St. James Church is capable of seating 17,000 people at the outdoor altar
  Our group left on October 3 and returned October 11. Medjugorje is a small town in Bosnia-Herzegovina. It is an unofficial place of Catholic pilgrimage since the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to six young people (called visionaries) in 1981. The apparitions continue to this day. Since the...
Back row Loretta Syrtveit, Oklee; Shirley Dessellier, Oklee; Sue Beaudoin, Brooks; Grace Dessellier, Oklee; Sylvia Cole from Middle River. Middle row: Jess Knutson, Margaret Delude, Oklee. Front row: Kassidy Torgerson, Oklee and Cassandra Leseman, Duluth
Cassandra (Knutson) Leseman from Duluth came home to head up a pillow case project funded by Thrivent. She works at Essential Hospital in Duluth as a rehabilitation scheduler. The Children’s Hospital there receives an average of 200 children per month and each child gets to pick out a pillow case...


Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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