Oklee Herald

Many People attended the Flag Day Ceremony at the Oklee Area Veterans Memorial Park.
On a beautiful June 14th evening, many people from the Oklee Community gathered at the Oklee Area Veteran's Park for the Flag Day Ceremony of disposing of disrepaired flags. The American Legion Post $159 and the Auxiliary came with many delicious dishes along with others for this potluck meal. The...
Many people attended the Elder Awareness Fair where there were multiple presenters, basket prizes, informational booths, BINGO, and free lunch.
The Elder Awareness Fair drew many people to the Brooks Community Center on June 15th.  The day started with coffee, rolls, socializing, and the chance to look at informational booths. One of the informational booths was RSVP. RSVP is Retired and Senior Volunteer Program which help make a...
Five RLC Track members going to state: (L to R) Zoe Russillo, Julia Bernstein, AJ Jones, Ashley Longtin, and MaKenzie Williams.
The Red Lake County Track and Field team sent five teammates to state.  On June 9th they had a send off celebration first at Plummer at 9:00 a.m. and at Brooks at 9:30 a.m.  The team was lead into both towns. It was led by an entourage of by the Red Lake County Sheriff and the Plummer Fire...
Pastor Margaret Jacobus
Pastor Margaret Jacobus will be retiring from the Oklee Lutheran Parish. Her last Sunday will be Sunday, June 18th.  Being at the Oklee Lutheran Parish was Pastor Margaret’s first call parish. She was in Nebraska for one year for an internship.  Pastor Margaret will be moving to Onalaska, Wisconsin...
The Red Lake County Commissioners met on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 with all board members present. Chairman Anthony Flage called the meeting to order. The agenda was approved with one addition to add Angie Lundeen later in the meeting. Tanya Hanson from the Red Lake County Soil Water and Conservation...
Letter Winners at the RLC T&F Banquet were Back row (l to r): Chris Longtin, Ashley Longtin, McKenzie Williams, Julia Bernstein, Megan LaCrosse. Front row (l to r): Madison Derosier, Clara Girdler, Kjerstin Nelson, AJ Jones, Zoe Russillo, and Jade Person (not pictured) (Manager).
Red Lake County Rebels Track and Field Team honored its athletes with recognition on May 31st in Red Lake Falls. Ten athletes and one manager received letter awards and twenty athletes and one manager were recognized with participation certificates.  The following were the letter winners Ashley...
    Front row: Phil Sorenson, Zach Benson, Ben Cardinal, Chase Schmitz, Josh Casavan, Brandon Klipping, Kurt Larson, Mason Hanson, Derek Peterson. Back row: Coach Chris Nelson, Brandon Wiskow, Zak Kennett, Hunter Schmitz, Ethan Vettleson, Adrien Verbout, Matt Vettleson, Austin Jensen, Coach Gary...
The Class of 2017 shortly before they throw their mortarboards in the air as official graduates of Red Lake County Central High School.
The Red Lake County Central High School had their Commencement Program on Friday, May 26th.  The Oklee American Legion Post #159 did the Presentation of the Colors.  “Pomp and Circumstance” was played by Peggy Miller.  Mr. James Guetter introduced the Program.  Mary Auman made her address. Auman...
RLC Rebels relay team of Zoe Russillo, MaKenzie Williams, Julia Bernstein, and AJ Jones set a new Sub-section as well as a new team record in the 4x100 Meter Relay with a time of 51.62 at the Sub-Section 31 Track Meet in Roseau.
A Red Lake County Rebels 4x100 Meter relay team record set in 2000 has been broken this year. The previous record was held by Megan Gunderson, Lindsay Vettleson, Michelle Halvorson, and Heather Schiefert with a time of 53.04. The new record is now held by AJ Jones, Julia Bernstein, MaKenzie...
Five teachers from RLCC Elementary are retiring this year: Sue Hagge, Mary Fore, Nancy Bray, Mel Brustad, and Dan Brustad.
The end of the 2016-2017 school year brings a significant change at Red Lake County Central Elementary School in Plummer. Five teachers with a total of 183 years of teaching experience will retire including Nancy Bray, Dan Brustad, Melody Brustad, Mary Fore, and Sue Hagge. All five have spent their...


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