Oklee Herald

October 4, 2017 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...
Courtney Nordby becomes the ninth head coach in the history of the program.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN, Feb. 22, 2018 — Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) alumna, Courtney Nordby, has been named the new Northland Pioneers head volleyball coach. Nordby becomes the ninth head coach in the history of the program.  Nordby, an Oklee, MN, native, was a five year...
RLCC Girls Basketball held a Gratitude Night where players and coach’s each honored one person who had impacted their life and they were thankful for.
Red Lake County Central’s Girls Basketball team and their coaches Mark Bagaason and Mitch Bernstein hosted a Gratitude Night at their game against the Goodridge-Grygla Chargers on Friday, February 16.  Gratitude Night is a way for players and their coaches to recognize someone in their life who has...
Bruce, Tori, Tessa, Nathan, Zach, Micah, Ben, and Diane Crevier came to RLCC on January 22 to show us their Spin-tacular basketball Show. The family has competed as a finalist on America’s Got Talent and performed at halftime during NBA finals.
Red Lake County Central High School hosted the Spin-Tacular Basketball Show in their gymnasium on Thursday, February 22. The Spin-Tacular Basketball Show is an act put on by Bruce and Diane Crevier and six of their 12 kids. The Crevier family with their act has performed in 40 countries, in the...
September 6, 2017 This year, one of the improvements at Red Lake County Central High School, was the installation of two new water fountains for drinking and for filling your reusable water bottles. They have filters purifying the water and you can see how much water has been run through the...
August 2, 2017 On Aug. 21, 2017, across the United States people will see the sun disappear behind the moon, which will turn daylight into twilight. Because the sun will be hidden it will cause the temperature to drop. Every once in a while, the sun and the Earth are split between each other by the...
Matt Vettleson, Jim Weinzrel, and Hannah Kolstoe pictured at Triple “A” (Academics, Arts, and Athletics) awards ceremony.
Matthew Vettleson and Hannah Kolstoe from Red Lake County Central High School are seniors selected to represent RLCC in the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award Program. Established in 1988, the Academics, Arts, and Athletics Award (Triple “A” Award) is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School...
The original church as it stood in Lambert, MN, a litte over a mile as the crow flies, was moved to the new town of Oklee in 1917. St. Francis Xavier as it looks today. Fr. J. Archambault was responsible for the building of the original church building, measuring 40 feet by 90 feet in 1899.
Editor's Note: A celebration was held at St. Francis Xavier on December 9, 2017. This was a historic event in the life of St. Francis Xavier - One hundred years ago, the church and rectory were rolled across the frozen field on logs from Lambert town to Oklee. A special Mass was held and it was...
July 5, 2017 Many cars entered the pit to race on Sunday, June 25th during the Red Lake County Fair. Despite the wind and the on and off rain showers at the Red Lake County Fair’s Baja Race there were many people that attended and many cars that raced. Natalie Aakhus is the recipient of an...
RLCC Vocal Solo Contest competitors: (Front) Kara Longtin, Sidney Olson, David Clifton, Allison Aakhus, and Adrianne Jones. (Back) Phillip Sorenson, Nick Pahlen, Sydney Melby, Jayden Iverson, and Abby Walton.
Ten students from Red Lake County Central in grades 10-12 competed at Vocal Solo Contest Wednesday, January 24 at Crookston High School. RLCC music teacher Mrs. Patty Mickleson and pianist Mrs. Peggy Miller had worked with the students over a number of months, preparing them for the contest. The...


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