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Chairman Seki Meets with Lt. Governor Smith

Chairman Seki Meets with Lt. Governor Smith

Red Lake Chairman, Darrell G. Seki, Sr., was invited by Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith to a Small Business Round Table held at the Launchpad in the Mayflower Building in downtown Bemidji on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Smith toured the new high tech building at 1:30. Seki and Smith would also have a short private meeting. At two o'clock Smith chaired a Round Table made up of nine young...

Super Bowl Sunday blizzard possible

ST. PAUL -- Upper Midwest football fans may have a really good excuse to stay home Sunday, even better than the 50th Super Bowl. There may be a blizzard. The National Weather Service on Friday issued a blizzard watch from northwestern Iowa north through eastern South Dakota and North Dakota and western Minnesota. Some northwestern Minnesota counties are under a winter storm watch. Snow could be...

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donates lifesaving AED's to the Red Lake Nation

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) generously donated two, lifesaving heart defibrillators (AED's) to the Red Lake Nation on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Nathan Crooks, SMSC Member Representative and Fire Fighter for the Mdewakanton Sioux Community Department, delivered the two AED's to the Red Lake Nation College and provided a short training session for college staff. Automated...

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - P23

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 -...

Public Service Announcement - USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development administers a Home Repair Program which assists very low income homeowners in repairing and improving their homes and in removing health and safety hazards. Examples include roof replacement, windows, furnace, and improvements to make dwellings accessible for household members with disabilities. Grants may be available for those homeowners 62 and over to remove eligible health and safety issues from their homes....

Tax preparation assistance available

BEMIDJI -- Tax preparation assistance for people age 60 and older or for those with incomes below $53,000 is available at the Senior Center, 216 Third St. NW. Tax counselors will be available from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays until April 15. The counselors will need photo identification, social security cards for all individuals on the return, including dependents, as well as copies of all forms of income and information...

Auditor Otto sues over private county audits

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto is taking the state and three counties to court, claiming in a Thursday lawsuit that a 2015 law letting counties hire private firms instead of paying her office for financial audits is unconstitutional. "Counties have now challenged the constitutional authority of this office, and I have been forced to defend the Minnesota Constitution and the taxpayers through legal action," Otto said in a...

Minnesota man's fight for a promotion spurs disability rights debate, galvanizes coworkers

After years of searching, Bradford Teslow thought he had finally found a job that would pay him a livable wage and offer him a shot at advancement. In 2013, a large disability services organization, Opportunity Partners, offered Teslow, 58, a position at a new state-of-the-art packaging plant in Bloomington. Teslow, who has cognitive disabilities brought on by two head injuries, leapt at the opportunity to prove himself on an assembly line...

Charges: Vodka-swigging speeder on a death wish killed Bloomington plow worker

An SUV driver on a death wish swigged vodka from a bottle and went on an erratic and intoxicated speeding frenzy before hitting a city snowplow in Bloomington, killing one of two city employees on duty, according to charges. Marie J. Hall, 24, of Richfield, was charged Wednesday in Hennepin County District with third-degree murder, criminal-vehicular homicide and criminal-vehicular operation in connection with the collision Jan. 28 on American...

Toddler dies from injuries in Anoka County day care; state suspends license

A boy just shy of 2 years old died from accidental injuries while in a portable bed at his Anoka County home day care, authorities said, and regulators have immediately suspended the provider’s license as investigators look into the death. Cameron Lange suffered a “serious injury” last Friday at Little Hands Child Care in Circle Pines and died, according to the state Department of Human Services (DHS). “We issued a temporary immediate...

Indians Killed in American Genocide Memorialized in Moscow?

The Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation recently announced a proposal to build a memorial commemorating the genocide of American Indians in front of the American Embassy in Moscow. (According to the Observer the Civic Chamber of Russian Federation is comparable to U.S. House Committee on Oversight in the U.S.) Civic Chamber member Valery Korovin told the Observer, “This monument must become the silent reproach of the modern American...

10th ranked Warriors move to 17-4 with 95-52 win over Laporte

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors scored quickly and never stopped, nor trailed, in their 95-52 win over Laporte on Thursday, February 4, 2016. They jumped out to a 13-2 lead and led 50-23 at the half. Five Warriors were in double-figures on the night, with both Rob McClain and Jeremy Martin hitting 17, Willian Morrison added 13, Anthony Beaulieu had 12 and Robert Beaulieu III netted 11. Jamie ...

10th ranked Warriors move to 17-4 with 95-52 win over Laporte - Set 2

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors scored quickly and never stopped, nor trailed, in their 95-52 win over Laporte on Thursday, February 4, 2016. They jumped out to a 13-2 lead and led 50-23 at the half. Five Warriors were in double-figures on the night, with both Rob McClain and Jeremy Martin hitting 17, Willian Morrison added 13, Anthony Beaulieu had 12 and Robert Beaulieu III netted 11. Jamie ...

Red Lake Lady Warriors win 9th straight with 98-32 win over Laporte

LAPORTE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors picked up their ninth straight win on Thursday night with their 98-32 win over the Lady Wildcats of Laporte. Red Lake is now 15-3 on the season and will travel to Crookston on Monday, February 8th and host Carlton in a double-header on Saturday, February 13th. Red Lake's JV were also victorious, winning 38-19. SCHEDULES Red Lake Lady Warriors Basketball...

Red Lake Lady Warriors upset Clearbrook-Gonvick 72-64 - P3

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, ranked 45th in the stated, hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears, ranked 34th, picking up their eighth straight win Tuesday night with their 72-64 win. Right at the start the Lady Warriors came out of the gate fast and hard, leading by as much as 17 points in the first half, 27-10. But Clearbrook-Gonvick kept coming back, and with top scorer Grace White...

Red Lake Lady Warriors upset Clearbrook-Gonvick 72-64 - Set 2 - P3

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, ranked 45th in the stated, hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears, ranked 34th, picking up their eighth straight win Tuesday night with their 72-64 win. Right at the start the Lady Warriors came out of the gate fast and hard, leading by as much as 17 points in the first half, 27-10. But Clearbrook-Gonvick kept coming back, and with top scorer Grace White...

Warriors win in Minneapolis - P4

MINNEAPOLIS - The Red Lake Warriors boys basketball team traveled to Minneapolis on Friday to take on Minnesota Transition School. There, they took a 32-22 halftime lead and held on for the 67-62 win. Then, it was on to Hopkins High School for a game with Maranatha Christian Academy in the Hopkins High School Super Showcase 60. Red Lake came out strong against Marantha and led 31-22 at the half,...

Lady Warriors continue to win with 85-33 win over Northwoods - P6

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Northwoods on Thursday, January 28, 2016, and took a 45-17 halftime lead to their 14th win of the season, 85-33. Red Lake is now 14-3 on the year. Grace White led the Lady Warriors with 31 points, also getting a triple-double with 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 blocked shots. Alexis Desjarlait added 20 points, Autumn Holthusen 15, Angel McClain 7 and Danielle...

Lady Warriors continue to win with 85-33 win over Northwoods - Set 2 - P6

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Northwoods on Thursday, January 28, 2016, and took a 45-17 halftime lead to their 14th win of the season, 85-33. Red Lake is now 14-3 on the year. Grace White led the Lady Warriors with 31 points, also getting a triple-double with 12 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 blocked shots. Alexis Desjarlait added 20 points, Autumn Holthusen 15, Angel McClain 7 and Danielle...

Red Lake has no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 69-31 win - P8

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, and came off to a quick start with the lead that they would never give up. Red Lake led 38-13 at the half. Senior Jeremy Martin needed 27 points to hit the 1000 career point mark, and in the first half netted a quick 12 points. However, two fouls put him on the bench until the second half. ...

Red Lake has no trouble with Walker-Hackensack-Akley in 69-31 win - Set 2 - P8

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Walker-Hackensack-Akley Wolves on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, and came off to a quick start with the lead that they would never give up. Red Lake led 38-13 at the half. Senior Jeremy Martin needed 27 points to hit the 1000 career point mark, and in the first half netted a quick 12 points. However, two fouls put him on the bench until the second half. ...

Minnesota looks at more child protection ideas

ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are poised to consider a second round of initiatives designed to prevent child abuse. Lawmakers last year passed legislation reacting to the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in 2013. He died after Pope County authorities received 15 reports that he may have been abused, prompting officials to find ways to prevent that from happening to others. While the 2015 legislation clarifies that children's safety is the...

Range lawmakers want Twin Metals access approved

ELY, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton hasn't finished wading through the state's first-ever copper mine controversy and he's already getting political pressure on the second one. Iron Range lawmakers this week asked Dayton to approve an agreement with Twin Metals Minnesota that would allow the fledgling copper mining company access to state land yet this winter to conduct pre-project activities for its proposed underground copper mine about...

Faster broadband suggested as some rural areas remain behind

ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota broadband task force recommends increasing state Internet speed guidelines even as many rural Minnesotans lack service at current, slower standards. A governor-appointed broadband task force suggests the state Legislature increase high-speed Internet goals by 2022, which could double some speed standards, while increasing them more than four-fold by 2026. The new speeds would jive with what the Federal Communications...

Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off in N.H. debate

DURHAM, N.H. — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment. The two Democrats embraced a markedly more contentious tone than when they last debated before the year's presidential voting began in Iowa, and it signaled how the race for the...

Gov. Dayton to tour fire-ravaged Madelia

Gov. Mark Dayton will visit Madelia, Minn., on Friday morning, according to the local Chamber of Commerce, two days after a devastating fire destroyed businesses along the rural town's Main Street. Dayton plans to tour the worst-hit areas and meet with some of the business owners who lost everything in the blaze. The fire levelled six buildings and may have damaged another so severely that it will have to come down, said Karla Angus, executive...

D.K. Sprague Retires after 24 Years as Chairman of the Gun Lake Tribe

BRADLEY, MICHIGAN – Today, the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake Tribe) (Tribe) announced the retirement of David K. (D.K.) Sprague as chairman. Sprague served as chairman since his initial election by the Bradley Settlement Elder’s Council in 1992. He is distinguished as one the longest serving tribal chairman, in consecutive terms, throughout Indian Country in the Unites States. The Tribe achieved federal...

Care at Native American Health Facilities Called 'Horrifying and Unacceptable' in Senate Hearing

One woman died after she was left on the floor of her hospital room, overdosed by poorly trained staff. Others died in ambulances on long journeys to emergency rooms because local facilities were closed for being such a mess. Witness after witness at a Senate hearing Wednesday begged the federal government to properly fund the neglected Indian Health Service, and even government officials in charge of the service said they were struggling to...

Tribal leader, marine veteran William Coffey, Jr. dies at 86

The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony lost a prominent member of the tribal community last week, veteran and 22-year tribal council member William Coffey, Jr. He was 86. Coffey was born Jan. 8, 1930, in Loyalton, Calif., and died Jan. 24, 2016 at his home in the colony. William Coffey, Jr. served as a tribal council member for 22 years non-consecutively from 1955 to 2000 following in the footsteps of his father, former tribe chairman William Coffey,...

Children's and Adult's Watercolor Show and Open House Events

Children’s Watercolor Show and Open House The public is invited to an open house at the Bemidji Public Library for “Horses, Crosses, and Butterflies” on the first Friday in April (April 1), from 3-5 pm. This children’s watercolor art show is the collaborative work of Judith Selby, lead artist, Hope House teaching assistants, and children from the City of Bemidji Parks and Recreation, Headwaters Science Center, the Little Flowers’...

Entrepreneur Program Foods Initiative Community Interaction Meetings

Entrepreneur Program Foods Initiative Community Interaction Meetings February 10, 2016 3-6 PM at the Little Rock Community Center February 11, 2016 9-12 PM at the Ponemah Boys & Girls Club 3-6 PM at...

"Soup with the Supe" - Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

"Soup with the Supe" You are Cordially Invited to join Anne Lundquist, Superintendent, for a Parent and Community Advisory meeting, Wednesday, February 10, from 5:00-6:30 PM at the Red Lake Casino Event Center. Soup and sandwiches will be...

OFFICE ASSISTANT - REGIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OFFICE ASSISTANT REGIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX Open: January 29, 2016 Closing: February 12, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for administrative clerical support services for Detention Administrator as well as Detention Staff. Reports to Administrator, full-time position, with benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • Responsible for...

 
 
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