Oklee Herald

Red Lake Falls 8th Grade geography class.
11/17/2015
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)
11/17/2015
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.
11/10/2015
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...
RLCC juniors Shelby Gunderson, Ashley Longtin and Kelsie Sirjord at an interactive booth at the Career Fair at BSU.
11/10/2015
The Red Lake County Central High School 11th grade students went to the Career Fair at Bemidji State University Wednesday, October 28. Many schools also sent their students for the fair. They started with an Orientation by giving the students general information about how the day would be. Students...
American Education Week November 16th-20th.
11/10/2015
The Oklee Unit 159 American Legion Auxiliary is celebrating American Education Week by honoring RLCC faculty and staff. American Education Week is recognized nationwide from November 16th to November 20th. On Wednesday, November 18th, the ALA will be serving cupcakes and coffee to the faculty and...
11/04/2015
On November 30th, the Oklee, MN Post Office, 202 2nd Ave, will offer a special pictorial postmark celebrating the 50th anniversary of the holiday classic TV show “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The collectible postmark will be available 8 am to 2:30 pm at the Post Office. “Commemorative postmarks are...
The speaker of the RLCC’s Honor Society Induction was Connie Bishop, a former second grade teacher at the Plummer Elementary School who retired in 2014.
11/04/2015
Red Lake County Central High School’s chapter of the Minnesota Association of Honors Societies induction ceremony had Connie Bishop as its guest speaker. The event was held Friday, October 23 in the RLCC gym. She focused on the four pillars of MAHS.  The first pillar is leadership. Leadership can...
2015-16 members of the Minnesota Association Honor Societies from RLCC are (back row) Seth Johnson, Samantha Smith, Holly Vettleson, Miranda Magnell, Austin Waliser, Asia Davis, Shelby Haugen, Kayla Olson, Mr.  Bryan Paskvan who is the advisor, (middle row) Mary Auman, Taylor Bushelle, Tera Qualley, Shelby Gunderson, Nikki Schmitz, Ashley Longtin, Kelsie Sirjoid, Natalie Aakhus, Megan Berberich, (front row) Erin Jones, Sydney Melby, Jayden Fore, Matt Vettleson, Hannah Kolstoe, and Katie Olson.
11/04/2015
On Friday, October 23rd, Red Lake County Central High School hosted a gathering to congratulate those who were inducted into Minnesota Association of Honor Societies. Twelve students were inducted. The ceremony included the Candlelight Ceremony where President Austin Waliser spoke on scholarship,...
Matt Kehn, bus driver and dishwasher for RLCC
10/20/2015
Getting up early each weekday and heading to the bus garage to warm up the busses takes dedication. This year Red Lake County Central has two new bus drivers bringing students to and from school each day. They are Matt Kehn and Gary Chaput. Matt Kehn By: Asia Davis Red Lake County Central welcomes...
Devin Lambert competing in hurdles while in Australia.
09/29/2015
Devin Lambert, a senior from Red Lake County Central, left July 7th to be a participant in the Down Under Sports Tournament for track and field in Australia. Lambert was one of the six selected to represent Minnesota. He spent seven days in Australia and three days in Hawaii and most of his trip he...

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