Oklee Herald

The 2nd annual Red Lake County Festival of Tables held in Brooks at the Community Hall on Saturday, October 28th was deemed a great success by organizers! All proceeds from this event were given to the American Cancer Society. Red Lake County has been recognized nationally in the past for raising...
St. James Church is capable of seating 17,000 people at the outdoor altar
  Our group left on October 3 and returned October 11. Medjugorje is a small town in Bosnia-Herzegovina. It is an unofficial place of Catholic pilgrimage since the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared to six young people (called visionaries) in 1981. The apparitions continue to this day. Since the...
Back row Loretta Syrtveit, Oklee; Shirley Dessellier, Oklee; Sue Beaudoin, Brooks; Grace Dessellier, Oklee; Sylvia Cole from Middle River. Middle row: Jess Knutson, Margaret Delude, Oklee. Front row: Kassidy Torgerson, Oklee and Cassandra Leseman, Duluth
Cassandra (Knutson) Leseman from Duluth came home to head up a pillow case project funded by Thrivent. She works at Essential Hospital in Duluth as a rehabilitation scheduler. The Children’s Hospital there receives an average of 200 children per month and each child gets to pick out a pillow case...
New inductees into RLCC’s Honor Society are (back) Calyssa Eskeli, Andrew Fish, Jayden Iverson, (front) Lilly Guillemette, Adrianne Jones, and Sophia Linder.
  Red Lake County Central High School’s induction ceremony into the Minnesota Association of Honor Societies was held Friday, October 13 in the high school gym. The six students who were inducted included Andrew Fish, Calyssa Eskeli, Lilly Guillemette, Jayden Iverson, Adrianne Jones, and Sophia...
Some of the staff members at Essentia Health in Oklee are Dr. Shelley Wahlen Quinlan, Regina Kihlstadius, Luann Dufault, Nicole Kiesow, and Joan Bloom.
For two decades, Essentia Health has been providing quality, personal care for people in Oklee and the surrounding area. This anniversary was celebrated with an open house and celebration on October 6. Before medical care was provided to patients, the building that now houses the clinic was a...
RLCC’S Julia Bernstein (second from left) had an awesome opportunity to compete in track at DownUnder in Brisbane Australia. She and her relay teammates are pictured with their third place medals.
Red Lake County Central student Julia Bernstein was invited to compete at “DownUnder” on July 2nd- July 10th. It took place at the Surfers Paradise in Brisbane, Australia. She decided to go so she could run in a track meet with other competitors plus go to Australia. She competed in three events:...
On Wednesday, September 27th, this bull moose was standing in the middle of the road south of Brooks on County Road 7. The big guy stood there, looking around until the truck in the background got closer, then he decided it was time to move.
The Red Lake County Commissioners met on September 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. with Dave Sorensen (acting chair), John Lerohl, Chuck Simpson and Ron Weiss present. There was one addition to the agenda, carried with a motion by Simpson, seconded by Weiss. Jennifer Maleitzke, community relations consultant,...
Vicki Duden, paraprofessional.
Three people have joined the Red Lake County Central High School staff. Two individuals, Jodi Bachand and Vicki Duden, were recently hired as para-professionals to work with students at the high school. Both have substituted as paras prior to their full time employment. One new teacher, Craig...
2017 RLCC Homecoming Court: Front: King Matthew Vettleson and Queen Sydney Melby. Middle: Noah Bakken, Hannah Kolstoe, Seth Paradis, and Jayden Fore. Back: Gunner Anderson, Katie Olson, Ethan Vettleson, and Lynsey Thompson.
Homecoming Week 2017 is a very busy week for the Red Lake County Central High School students. Many events will take place to celebrate Homecoming. Monday, September 25th kicks off with Coronation in the gym starting at 8:45 am. The public is welcome to attend the crowning of the king, queen,...


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