Oklee Herald

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Every year, the CP Holiday Trains travel through dozens of communities, raising food and cash donations for North American food banks. Again this year, the Holiday Train program is encouraging people attending events to bring heart...
The Red Lake Central County Junior High Choir sang a variety of songs at the fall concert held on November 23rd.
Red Lake County Central’s music students in junior and senior high choir and band performed their fall music concert on November 23, 2015. The junior high choir sang four songs in the beginning of the concert. The first song they sang was “Tuxedo Junction” followed by “Aya Ngena,” “The River,” and...
Holly Vettleson from RLCC received the All State Academic Award for volleyball.
The Red Lake County Central volleyball team held their awards banquet November 19, 2015 to award the letters and team awards to the players. The letters winners of 2015 were seniors-Asia Davis, Taylor Klasen, Michelle Sundquist, Holly Vettleson, Sami Smith, juniors-Megan Berberich, Taylor Bushelle...
Pictured accepting the generous donation is Vi Cote, Iona Berry and Leona Christianson.
The Oklee Senior Citizen Site was surprised by Matthew Genova when he came in and donated a $1000 to the site. 
The Red Lake County Commissioners met on November 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. First on the agenda was Tanya Hanson from the Red Lake County Soil Water & Conservation District (RLC SWCD). Hanson was reporting to the commissioners on a Feedlot Performance grant she was applying for and she needed...
RLCC Softball Team Awards were awarded to Brandi Jensen, Billie Jo Gryskiewicz, Morgan Bushelle, Taylor Bushelle, and ones not pictured are Brittney Bray and Megan Berberich.
The Red Lake County Central Spring 2015 Softball players were recognized Monday, November 16. The letter winners were Brittney Bray, Brandi Jensen, Morgan Bushelle, Michelle Sundquist, Angel Auman, Megan Berberich, Taylor Bushelle, Billie Gyskiewicz and Jayden Fore. Other participants included...
Veteran's Day Program at RLCC included the Frank Lund Post 149 American Legion members (front row), Elmer Hanson, Larry Skallet, John Lerohl, Bennett Larson, Don Brown, Einer Kvasager, Rick Dulka, Vince Dessellier and Alvin Jensen (second row). Also participating in the program but not pictured were Dean Walstad and Don Stenberg. (Photo by RLCC Stampede)
On November 11, 2015, the Oklee American Legion held their annual Veteran’s Day program at 10:30 a.m. Commander Dean Walstad of the Frank Lund Post #159 started the program with the Color Guard advancing the colors. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken and the “Star Spangled Banner” was played by...
Red Lake Falls 8th Grade geography class.
November 16th through the 20th, is American Education Week.  This year’s theme for American Education Week is, “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” The theme represents NEA’s vision of calling upon all Americans to do their part in making public schools great for every...
RLC Rebel football players Austin Waliser, Bailey Schmitz, and Will Duden were named All Northwest District. (Photo by RLCC Stampede)
The Red Lake County Rebels football held their Football Awards Banquet on Monday, November 9 in Red Lake Falls. Their head coach, Brian Remick, was the speaker and handed out the awards for the night.  The letter winners were: Seniors- Marcus Christensen, Will Duden, Seth Johnson, Taylor Kenfield,...
Alvin Jensen joined the Merchant Marines in 1945. This is where he worked...in the belly of a ship...for the safety of the United States of America.
Alvin Jensen was born north of Oklee in Garnes Township and in 1936 his family moved to the north edge of Oklee along the Lost River. The family had a small herd of cattle and sold milk to the stores and private homes in Oklee, with Alvin as the delivery boy, summer and winter.  Alvin’s older...


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