Oklee Herald

Six RLCC seniors in their final play this year, a musical Something’s Afoot included (back) David Clifton, Sydney Melby, Nick Pahlen, (front) Hannah Kolstoe, Jade Person, and Kara Longtin with their director Michael Swenson. Many of these seniors have been involved in theater for many years.
By: Aiydin Lancto This year is Mr. Michael Swenson’s last year teaching at Red Lake County Central High School and he recently put on his last play, “Something’s Afoot.” His first involvement in theater began when he was in 4-H. Swenson commented that he was “shanghaied to be in a skit for Share...
Four Red Lade County speech team members placed at sections. (Front row) Lily Guillemette and Jayden Fore. (Back Row) Jayden Iverson and Sydney Melby. Guillemette placed first and advanced to the State Speech Competition.
Lily Guillemette who is tenth grader at Red Lake County Central will be competing at the State Speech Tournament which will be held April 20th in the Cities. She won first place at the Speech Section Tournament which was held April 10th in Fosston. This is her second time competing at state. Good...
Seniors who received medals at the RLCC Academic Banquet were (front) Hannah Kolstoe, Sydney Melby, (back) Katie Olson, Matthew Vettleson, and Kara Longtin.
The 23rd annual Red Lake County Central High School Academic Awards Banquet was on April 9, 2018. The RLCC Academic Banquet is held annually during the fourth quarter. Students in grades 9-12 who have maintained a 3.5 GPA in core academic classes (English, Science, Math and Social Studies) during...
Arlen Brekke was recognized at his retirement party for his many years as a custodian at RLCC High School.
By Erin Jones April 19, 2018 was Arlen Brekke’s last day unlocking the school doors, sweeping and mopping, and checking the boiler room plus his many other custodial duties at Red Lake County Central High School in Oklee. Brekke started working at Oklee High School as a custodian during the spring...
Cast of Something’s Afoot: Front row (l to r): Kara Longtin (Regina Rancour), Jade Person (Lady Grace Manley-Prowe), Sydney Melby (Hope Langdon), Hannah Kolstoe (Miss Tweed). Back row (l to r): Jeremiah Rathsack (Stage Manager), Danny Guillemette (Flint), Tom Nelson (Geoffrey), Nick Pahlen (Col. Gilweather), Lily Guillette (Lettie), David Clifton (Clive), Jayden Iverson (Dr. Grayburne), and Jonathan Roue (Special Effects).
  On Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, April 13 – 15th, Director Mike Swenson and the RLCC High School presented the musical, “Something’s Afoot.” This is the first musical in 35 years performed on the stage at RLCC High School. The musical was written by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach...
On April 10th, all commissioners being present held their Commissioner meeting. Angie Lundeen, Human Resources, was asked to be added to the agenda. The agenda was approved with the addition. Bills were looked at and approved with a  motion by  Commissioner John Lerohl, seconded by Commissioner...
RLC Rebel letter winners for basketball: (Back) Dawson Rystad, Ethan Vettleson, Jordan Johnson, Alex Peterson, Isiah Olson, Connor Lambert, Derek Peterson, John Renner, Ben Cardinal. (Front) Hayden Cardinal, Zach Benson, Brandon Wiskow, Adrien Verbout, Matt Vettleson, Austin Jensen.
The Red Lake County Rebels Boys’ Basketball Awards Banquet was held Monday, April 2nd in Plummer. The banquet was at 6:30 p.m. and the coaches talked about the season following the meal. First Coach Kory Baril talked about the ninth grade team.  He mentioned their 13-5 record and how they improved...
Doug Leko explaining how versatile the pattern can be.
Oklee Quilting Supply and Thief River Falls Quilting Guild sponsored a guest speaker and quilt trunk show event on Friday evening, March 23rd at the Oklee Hall. The guest speaker was Doug Leko who founded Antler Quilt Design in 2008, when he was still a high school student. Working in his mother’s...
Cast of the musical “Somethings Afoot” - Front row (l to r): Hannah Kolstoe as Miss Tweed, Sydney Melby as Hope Landon, Kara Longtin as Regina Rancour, Jade Person as Lady Manley-Prowe, Jayden Iverson as Dr. Grayburne. Back row (l to r): Lilly Guillemette as Letty, Nick Pahlen as Col. Gilweather, Tom Nelson as Geoffrey, David Clifton as Clive, Danny Guillemette as Flint.
Red Lake County Central High School in Oklee will be presenting its first musical in 35 years on April 13th, 14th, and 15th at 7:00 in the Oklee Gymnasium. The musical was written by James McDonald, David Vos, Robert Gerlach, and Ed Linderman and it is being presented by special arrangement by...
The French Class ate at the Café du Mondel, a restaurant located near the St. Laurence River. We were fortunate to have a river view from the restaurant where we had a wonderful three course meal that began with soup.
This year 12 students from the ITV French class between Breckenridge, Red Lake County Central and Red Lake Falls went to Québec City. They left Friday night, March 16 and went to stay at the Days Inn in Fargo ND. After spending the night in Fargo they had an early morning flight at 6 a.m.  On...


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