Oklee Herald

Freedom Living Center in 2010 when it first opened, has recently closed it's doors.
On Tuesday, May 12, Rick Dulka, representing the owners of Freedom Living Center, clarified the reason for Freedom Living Center’s closing at the end of May. The closing took the citizens of Oklee by surprise and many rumors have been heard around town. Here is why the owners reluctantly had to...
Mrs. Susan Lee with her last group of School Readiness students. She will be retiring from RLCC after this school year.
This year, Susan Frisby Lee is retiring from teaching after spending 37 years in Oklee, Plummer, and Red Lake County Central High School and Elementary School. She has worked 37 years as a speech therapist, 23 years in School Readiness, and 28 years in Early Childhood Special Education. Lee has...
RLCC Friends of Education recipient Shirley Dessellier, RLCC retiree Susan Lee, RLCC Education Association Co-Presidents JoyAnn Dahl and Shelley Steva, and RLCC Friends of Education recipients Kippy Thomas and Buzz Wilson.
Red Lake County Central Schools honored their Retiree, Susan Lee, and their Friends of Education on May 5, 2015, at the Kramer Brown program in Thief River Falls. Susan Lee was honored for her many years of teaching as a Speech teacher, School Readiness, and ECFE teacher. Susan has worked in many...
In 1999 the Relay For Life in Red Lake County was organized in Red Lake County and replaced the Longest Day of Golf which concluded in the county in 1998. The Relay For Life began in 1985 in Tacoma, WA and came to Red Lake County as a signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society as...
Red Lake County Central’s Class of 2015 Graduation is Friday, May 22 at 7:00 pm at the RLCC High School gymnasium in Oklee. The top three seniors giving addresses will be Mickala Morinville, daughter of Scott and Judy Morinville; Brittney Bray, daughter of Tom and Nancy Bray; and Sierra Swenson,...
22 live fire instruction given by Jim Duchamp, Ron Wiess, Les Olson, Wayne Hanson, Darin Myhre, and Chuck Simpson to the students.
Red Lake County Firearms Safety Field Day was held  on April 25, 2015 at the Plummer Area Sportsman's Club shooting range.  Twenty-four students completed the 8 hour course which included classroom and field training.  Outside classes included, fence crossing, tree stands, duck boat safety, live...
The amazing support from the Red Lake County communities has allowed the American Cancer Society to fund its mission of not only saving lives but helping to improve them.  In 2013 alone, residents of Red Lake County accessed 66 services through the American Cancer Society’s patient programs and...
Oklee Firemen responded early Friday morning to a fire in the town of Oklee.
On Friday morning, before 8  o'clock in the morning, the fire whistle blew. A fire  was discovered at the shed of Delores Longtin residence. Oklee volunteer firemen responded quickly but it had been burning for a while and was considered a total loss. The north end of the shed held lawn equipment,...
Vincent Dessellier with his 23 lbs tom turkey. Notice the beard on the right side, it is nine inches long.
On April 30th, the first day of the Spring Turkey season, brought success to local hunter, Vincent Dessellier. This was the first time hunting turkey for Dessellier and the season is only 5 days long. The day before, a neighbor that knew he had the license, saw turkeys in one of the fields around...


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239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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