Oklee Herald

The Oklee-Brooks-Plummer Ambulance Service members: Back row (l to r): Josh Eisenbacher, Sheriff Mitch Bernstein, Sandra Tougas, Doug Rhoades (retired), and Gin Berns. Middle (l to r): DeeAnn Eskeli (retired), Kim and Rhonda Vettleson, Mike Dessellier (retired), Wanda Wright, and Jeannette Braaten. Front row (l to r): Darrell Tougas and Al Paquin. Not pictured: John Burthwich and Mark Roue (Brooks).
Choosing to be a volunteer emergency medical technician EMT is all about community service. Wanda Wright has been a member of the Oklee Ambulance for approx. 19 years which serves Red Lake, Pennington and Polk counties. “I enjoy giving to my community,” “We’re probably there helping a person on one...
The 4-H Hands-On After the Bell Project Club are doing a fun science experiment on a polymers.  Members are: (Left side: Hailey Hanson, Ann Dolan, Evelyn Klamm, Sydney Fougner, and Justin Lenhart.  (Right side: Jared Lenhart, Terry Hager, Olin Eskeli, and Bailey Culkins).
The Red Lake County 4-H After School Programs meets four times a month from November through April. They meet at J.A. Hughes Elementary School, Plummer School, and Red Lake Falls Community Hall. There are two 4-H After School Groups that meet each month. (The 4-H Cloverbud Program is designed...
Karolyn Zurn of Callaway, MN; and Deb Whalen of Oklee, MN recently attended American Agri-Women’s annual Fly-In to Washington, D.C.
Deb Whalen of Oklee and Karolyn Zurn of Callaway, joined women from across the country, advocating for agriculture at American Agri-Women’s (AAW) recent Fly-In to Washington, D.C. Deb and Karolyn are members of Minnesota Agri-Women, which is an affiliate of AAW. American Agri-Women is the nation’s...
The K-3rd grade elementary concert, "Celebrate America" was held May 8th.  This picture is of the 3rd grade class singing, "American Tears" a song that honored our American Heroes. 
Red Lake County Central Elementary School held two concerts this spring. One was with the 4-6th graders and the seconded one was with the K-3rd graders. The director of the programs was Krista Bernstein.
Wyatt Schirrick, Cody Gagner, Ashley Longtin and Zoe Russillo competed at the State Track and Field meet in St. Paul at Hamline University.
On Friday June 5th Cody Gagner competed on the first day of the State Track and Field meet. Cody ran in the prelims of the 800 meter. He had to finish in the top nine times to go to the finals on Saturday. He finished with a time of 1:55.41 which placed him 2nd going into Saturday’s finals....
Red Lake County Rebels Track and Field Team honored its athletes with recognition on June 2nd in Red Lake Falls.
Sixteen athletes and five managers received letter awards and fifteen athletes and two managers were recognized with participation certificates. The following were the letter winners Madison Thompson, Cody Gagner, Wyatt Schirrick, Devin Lambert, Ashley Longtin, Dylan Gustafson, Nick Plante,...
Red Lake County Fair Open Class 2014
In a few weeks it will be time for the Red Lake County Fair in Oklee. The dates are June 26-27-28 and the Red Lake County Fair board has many events scheduled. On Friday, June 26th, the opening ceremony will be held at RLCC High School in Oklee where a short program and the American Legion will...
Kindergarten and 1st grade group
A dance recital was held at RLCC Elementary April 26th.  Dance students ranged in age from “3 1/2” years of age to age “14” Krista Bernstein was the dance instructor. Bernstein had 92 students this year.
Taylor Hanson, Community Manager and Kayla Hawkinson, Senior Manager, both from Relay For Life of the American Cancer Society
Taylor Hanson, Community Manager and Kayla Hawkinson, Senior Manager, both from Relay For Life of the American Cancer Society were at the Oklee Community Hall this past Friday, May 29th to honor survivors and caregivers and also speak to Red Lake’s 2014 prestigious national award. The American...


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