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Redby Postmaster Retires after 29 Years of Service - P7

'We know the direction we have to go:' Cass Lake-Bena High School goes from Priority school to Reward school in state ratings; other area schools make top lists, too

BEMIDJI -- As Cass Lake-Bena High School was named among Minnesota's highest-performing schools on Wednesday, the announcement capped off a remarkable transformation. "I knew when I came in that this team was ready to lift off," said principal Bryan Hackbarth, who was named principal in 2013. "You're not going to find a more highly skilled, trained staff, someone who has been through the regiment that this staff has." Four years ago, Cass...

Redby Postmaster Retires after 29 Years of Service - P6

After 29 years as Postmaster for the Redby Post Office, Bridget Auginash worked her last day on Friday, September 26, 2014. She began her career after former Postmaster Claude Beaulieu retired in 1985. A new Postmaster has already been assigned to Redby. On her last day Judy Lussier donated a cake from the Redby One Stop as a token from the community for her years of service....

Redby Postmaster Retires after 29 Years of Service - P7

After 29 years as Postmaster for the Redby Post Office, Bridget Auginash worked her last day on Friday, September 26, 2014. She began her career after former Postmaster Claude Beaulieu retired in 1985. A new Postmaster has already been assigned to Redby. On her last day Judy Lussier donated a cake from the Redby One Stop as a token from the community for her years of service....

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P6

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P7

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

Red Lake School Board members attend Annual NAFIS Fall Conference - P8

Washington, DC- The Annual National Association of Federally Impacted Schools (NAFIS) Fall Conference was held in Washington D.C. from September 20, 2014 through September 23, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill. Four Red Lake School Board members were in attendance, including Board Chairman Michael Barrett, Vice-Chairman Robert McClain, Treasurer Roy Nelson and Director Chris...

Red Lake Urban Office Annual Picnic held in Richfield - P9

The Annual Red Lake Urban Office Picnic was held at Veterans Park in RIchfield, Minnesota on Saturday, September 6,...

Red Lake Urban Office Annual Picnic held in Richfield - P10

The Annual Red Lake Urban Office Picnic was held at Veterans Park in RIchfield, Minnesota on Saturday, September 6,...

New Sign dedicated at Ponemah School - P18

On September 16, 2014 the Ponemah School dedicated their new school sign that was recently finished a week or so ago. Commissioned by Patrick Desjarlait Jr., the project was a couple years in the making and beautifully represented the community of Ponemah. Lunch was served to those participating in the dedication, followed by Honor Songs by the Ponemah School Drum, along with comments from...

New Sign dedicated at Ponemah School - P19

On September 16, 2014 the Ponemah School dedicated their new school sign that was recently finished a week or so ago. Commissioned by Patrick Desjarlait Jr., the project was a couple years in the making and beautifully represented the community of Ponemah. Lunch was served to those participating in the dedication, followed by Honor Songs by the Ponemah School Drum, along with comments from...

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P48

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah, Minnesota August 29th through September...

Yvonne Niego, Nunavut RCMP Sgt., wins international police award

Nunavut RCMP Sgt. Yvonne Niego, the first Inuk woman from Nunavut to be promoted to Corporal then Sergeant, received the Community Service Award at a luncheon gathering of the International Association of Women Police in Winnipeg...  Website

Warriors fall to Walker-Hackensack-Akley 48-12 - P6

On Friday, September 26, 2014 the Red Lake Warriors football team hosted Walker-Hackensack-Akley and lost 48-12. Full Schedule available here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/08/sports/red-lake-h...

Warriors fall to Walker-Hackensack-Akley 48-12 - P7

On Friday, September 26, 2014 the Red Lake Warriors football team hosted Walker-Hackensack-Akley and lost 48-12. Full Schedule available here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/08/sports/red-lake-h...

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team wins at home against Indus - P8

On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team hosted Indus. Red Lake won 3-0, improving their record to 2-3 on the year. The girls will travel to Blackduck on September 30th, before hosting Fon du Lac on October 3, 2014. Full Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/19/sports/red-lake-high-school-volleyball-sche...

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team wins at home against Indus - P9

On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team hosted Indus. Red Lake won 3-0, improving their record to 2-3 on the year. The girls will travel to Blackduck on September 30th, before hosting Fon du Lac on October 3, 2014. Full Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/19/sports/red-lake-high-school-volleyball-sche...

Warriors still improving, but lose to Bagley 43-8 - P12

The Red Lake Warriors Football team hosted undefeated Bagley on Friday, September 19, 2014, and although the team is still improving, Bagley came away with the win, 43-8. Full Schedule available here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/08/sports/red-lake-h...

Warriors still improving, but lose to Bagley 43-8 - P13

The Red Lake Warriors Football team hosted undefeated Bagley on Friday, September 19, 2014, and although the team is still improving, Bagley came away with the win, 43-8. Full Schedule available here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2014/08/08/sports/red-lake-h...

Red Lake JV wins again, 42-20 over Laporte - P14

On Wednesday, September 18, 2014, the Red Lake Warrior JV team hosted Laporte. The Warriors drew first blood immediately, Laporte answered in their first drive, with Red Lake coming right back with a TD run by Michael Seki Jr. Seki would continue to score, ending the afternoon with 5 touchdowns. Another nice play was a 40 yard TD pass to Justin Barrett from Kendell Whitefeather in the 4th...

Red Lake JV wins again, 42-20 over Laporte - P15

On Wednesday, September 18, 2014, the Red Lake Warrior JV team hosted Laporte. The Warriors drew first blood immediately, Laporte answered in their first drive, with Red Lake coming right back with a TD run by Michael Seki Jr. Seki would continue to score, ending the afternoon with 5 touchdowns. Another nice play was a 40 yard TD pass to Justin Barrett from Kendell Whitefeather in the 4th...

Red Lake Girls battle Kelliher-Northome right to the end, but not enough to win - P32

The Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team hosted Kelliher-Northome on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The JV Girls were swept 2-0 in their match, while the varsity took their first game, lost the second, won the third, lost the fourth, and while leading in the 5th and final game towards the end, came up short for the victory. Still looking for their first win on the season, they travel to Cass Lake on...

Red Lake Girls battle Kelliher-Northome right to the end, but not enough to win - P33

The Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team hosted Kelliher-Northome on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The JV Girls were swept 2-0 in their match, while the varsity took their first game, lost the second, won the third, lost the fourth, and while leading in the 5th and final game towards the end, came up short for the victory. Still looking for their first win on the season, they travel to Cass Lake on...

Northern Arizona's Only Four Diamond Resort Casino Named "Must-Visit" Destination for Wine Lovers

(Flagstaff, Ariz. – September 30, 2014) – Now there's one more reason to visit Twin Arrows' Navajo Casino Resort. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recently selected the resort's Zenith Steakhouse to receive the prestigious Award of Excellence. "We are honored to be recognized by the world's leading expert on wine for the caliber of food and wine at Zenith Steakhouse," stated...

2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has left intact an injunction that prevents two tribally-owned online lenders from doing business in New...  Website

Franken, McFadden square off in first debate

DULUTH – With just over a month until the election, U.S. Sen. Al Franken and his Republican challenger Mike McFadden squared off for the first time in an early morning debate that found the incumbent defending his voting record on the Affordable Care Act, Iron Range mining jobs and the...  Website

7 N.W.T., 2 Yukon First Nations publish chief, council salaries

So far, seven Northwest Territories and two Yukon First Nations have made public what their chiefs and councillors are paid, under the new First Nations Financial Transparency...  Website

NORTHERN BELTRAMI ALL VETERANS MEMORIAL DEDICATION DAY

On October 13, 2014 the Northern Beltrami All Veterans Memorial will be dedicated during a program beginning at 2 pm at the Old School Center, in Kelliher, MN. The memorial is the result of two years of fund raising and construction by committee representing Northern Beltrami County and is now completed. The Memorial features a kneeling soldier from Operation Iraqi Freedom facing a Battle Ctoss made up of boots from WW ll, / Korea, and M-16...