Oklee Herald

Cubbies: Back Row: Nora Klinkhammer, Hattie Moll, Grace Teiken, Greta Teiken, Owen Swiers, and  Sawyer Marquis;  Front Row: Grafton Langemo, Cora Hoagland, Kyliegh Lucas, Julia Green, and Jase Lundell.
The AWANA clubs that meet a New Journey Church recently concluded their club year with an awards night.  Besides club and Sunday School/Church attendance awards, very special awards were given to clubbers who completed a scripture memory book. Pictured are those who received book awards from...
Left to Right) Grace Smith, Quinnlynn Kenfield, Kendra Rondorf, Gary Purath (Pioneer Seeds), Haydon Shulstad, Justin Solie, Kaydon Kenfield, Jacob Solie, Jacob Harmoning, and Coby Knott).
The Huot Hustlers 4-H Club received a check for $500.00 from the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program to help with the costs and maintenance for the Red Lake Falls Area Community Swimming Pool.  The Huot Hustlers were able to apply for this Matching Funds Grant by helping with the bake sale during a local...
In the fall of 2015, the display started by Mae Mero at the Oklee Post Office was moved to the Oklee Cafe (the left side where they started) and it has grown to encompass the wall to the right and continues to be added to monthly as new photos are brought in.
The idea of having a wall of honor started with Oklee’s Post Office gal, Mädchen Mero, NTFT (non-traditional full-time clerk), or Mae as we all call her affectionately.   Mae had on display a photograph of her grandfather, Glen Walizer who served in WWII holding her mother. She thought of making...
This is the group that attended the 2017 Regional Envirothon. See who's who in the story.
For the second year in a row, an Envirothon team from Red Lake County Central High School will advance to the State Envirothon to be held Monday, May 15 at Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch near Stewartville.  The team of Taylor Bushelle, Sydney Melby, Hannah Kolstoe, Jayden Fore, and Nick Pahlen...
Participants enjoyed making a “Butterfly Craft” Project at the   “4-H Make It and Take Project Night.”  They used watercolor paper, water color paints, pom-poms, etc. to decorate their butterflies.
The 4-H “Make It and Take It” Project Night was held on May 2, 2017 at the Community Hall in Red Lake Falls.  Participants were able to do all three projects that were being offered.  The projects included: “Butterfly Craft Project, Bath Bombs Project, and Ice-Cream in a Bag Project.  The 4-H Club...
North Star Conference Honorable Mention Awards were given to (left) Tristyn Ferguson, Alec Castaneda, and Nick Pahlen at the RLCC Wrestling Awards Night.
Red Lake County Central Mustangs Wrestling Awards Night was held Monday, April 3 at the Oklee Community Center. The team was coached by Aaron Nelson and Travis Larson. RLCC Mustangs wrestling team awards were presented. Alec Castaneda, Dylan Gustafson, and Kyle Gagner each received the Mustang...
RLCC one-act play cast members receiving Spotlight on Scholarship certificates were: (Back) Britain Arlt, Remi Rathsack, Jade Person, Natalie Aakhus, (Front) Kara Longtin, Dede Walton, Tara Qualley, Jayden Fore, and Sydney Melby.
By Marie Johnson The Minnesota State High School League and McDonald’s Twin Cities Co-Op recently awarded 46 Spotlight on Scholarship certicates to Red Lake County Central High School Students for their academic achievements in the classroom.  Sponsored by the League for 21 years, the Spotlight on...
Seated (l to r): Abby Walton as Mr. Witherspoon, Sydney Melby as Abby Brewster, Hannah Kolstoe as Martha Brewster, Kara Longtin as Elaine Harper, Tom Nelson as Mortimer Brewster, Natalie Aakhus as Teddy Brewster, and Remy Ransack as Mr. Gibbs. Back row (l to r): Nick Pahlen as Jonathan Brewster, Jade Person as Dr. Einstein. Tera Qualley as Officer Brophy, Britain Arlt as Rev. Dr. Harper, Heather Longtin as Lieutenant Rooney, Jayden Iverson as Officer Klein, Dede Walton as Officer O’Hara.
RLCC High School in Oklee will be presenting the three act mystery comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace”  by Joseph Kesselring by special arrangement with Dramatics Publishing Company on April 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:30 PM in the Oklee gymnasium. This classic comedy has been a delight for audiences since...
Thanks to all of our quilters this year & we hope they will all be able to help again next year. Our quilters were Liz Follman, Virginia Larson, Irene Rosten, Diane Kolstoe, Phyllis Linder, LaVonne Brown, Ardell Opdahl, Ione Nelson, Cheryll O'Neill, Sandra Tougas and a special thanks to Leona Brekke for all the tops she made for us.
The quilters of the Oklee Lutheran Parish finished their quilting for the year with a total of 128 quilts. They had the Blessing of the quilts on Sunday, March 26th in both churches. On Monday they were boxed up & will be delivering them  to the following places: Salvation Army, Pathfinders,...
RLCC music students who competed at the Vocal Ensemble Contest: (Back) Dede Walton, Tera Qualley, Sidney Olson, (Middle) Kara Longtin, Natalie Aakhus, and (Front) Brandie DeHate.
The Vocal Ensemble Contest was held in East Grand Forks on Wednesday, March 22.  There were six participants from Red Lake County Central.  The seniors that attended were Natalie Aakhus, Tera Qualley, and Dede Walton.  Also participating was Junior Kara Longtin and Freshmen Brandie DeHate and...


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