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Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P7

Dayton signs disaster bill, which includes aid for Beltrami County, Red Lake

ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Tuesday that provides disaster relief to local governments affected by June 2014 floods, including Beltrami County and the Red Lake Nation. The House unanimously approved the bill Monday, after the Senate passed it last week. Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jim Knoblach, R-St. Cloud, said the bill allows $74 million of federal and state flood relief. The state will pay 25 percent of most recovery...

Warrant issued for alleged heroin dealer

BEMIDJI -- A Beltrami County warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man who was originally arrested for heroin possession in Little Rock on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in October. David Contrell McClure, 22, is listed as having an address in Minneapolis and Naperville, Ill., according to court documents. A warrant was issued Friday for McClure's arrest after he failed to appear at a hearing in Beltrami County District...  Website

NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT TO LITTLE BROTHERS & LITTLE SISTERS OF PENNINGTON COUNTY

January 28, 2015-Bemidji, MN- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) awarded a $25,000 grant to Little Brothers & Little Sisters (LBLS) of Pennington County to restart after a four-and-a-half year hiatus. The program was established to connect adult mentors to at risk youth in the Thief River Falls area. The program ran short on funds during the recession, but with a revived economy, local partners are coming together to rebuild the program....

BSU professor explores ethical considerations of augmented reality

Jan. 28, 2015 — As advances in computing and digital imaging get closer to the promises of creating real-time alternate or augmented realities, what ethical considerations might these devices bring? Are there challenges that come from how we relate to each other when we can’t know what sort of images or information are being projected in front of the people we are interacting with? Dr. Marty J. Wolf, a professor of computer science at...

Bemidji man pleads not guilty to robbery

BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of assaulting and robbing a man earlier this month pleaded not guilty Monday in Beltrami County District Court. Robin Lee Lussier, 25, is charged with felony second-degree aggravated robbery resulting from an incident in Bemidji on Jan. 15. Lussier was arrested along with Shelby Gene Boswell, 23, of St. Paul and Brandon James Madigan, 18, of Cass Lake, after Bemidji Police responded to a report of an ongoing...  Website

Bethune, Hiawatha schools show divide in Minneapolis classrooms

Nearly every student at Bethune Community School lives in poverty. At least a quarter are homeless or at risk of losing their housing. Test scores are among the worst in Minneapolis, with only a tiny fraction of students performing at grade level. Across town at Hiawatha Community School, outbursts and unruly behavior are rarely a problem. Classroom activities are often filled with parents. Students often score higher on their standardized...  Website

University of Minnesota student diagnosed with measles; other students, doctors alerted

Measles has been diagnosed in a University of Minnesota student, prompting health officials to notify about 2,500 students who may have been exposed and to alert local doctors, clinics and hospitals to watch for other cases of the highly contagious disease. Dr. Gary Christenson, chief medical officer at the university’s Boynton Health Services, said the student, who returned from international travel, attended classes Jan. 20-23 on the East...  Website

Classes to resume at Southwest High Thursday after bomb threat

Authorities found no sign of explosives at Southwest High School on Wednesday after it was shut down because of a bomb threat. School officials say the Minneapolis Police Department conducted a walk-through at the building Wednesday morning after the threat came in late Tuesday. Classes resume...  Website

Minn. woman admits tying boyfriend to SUV, fatally dragging him

A northwestern Minnesota woman has admitted that she murdered her boyfriend by lashing him by the neck to an SUV and dragging him along a country road. Jessica M. Kilde, 33, of Ogema, pleaded guilty this week in Becker County District Court to second-degree intentional murder in the Aug. 15 death of Richard A. Baity,...  Website

Home Lifestyle A survivor! Bart the cat crawls back from grave days after being hit by car in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead. Earlier this month, a car hit the 1 ½-year-old cat in Tampa. Bart's owner was so distraught, he couldn't stand the thought of burying him, so he asked neighbor to dig a shallow...  Website

Looking back about eight years ago - P19

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Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P7

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P8

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P9

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P10

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central - P5

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Red...

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central - P6

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Red...

Warriors on 7 game winning streak; down Blackduck 93-61 - P9

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Blackduck on Friday, January 23, 2014 and once they got a lead, and with the hot hands of Russell Kingbird who scored 34, they had no trouble securing the win. Russell Kingbird led all scorers with 34 points, 6 of which were 3-pointers, Rob McClain had 21, Tyrell Peterson added 9, Brice Cloud hit 8, and Ira Spears 7. Tyler Jablonski led Blackduck with 17 and Isaac Vok ...

Warriors on 7 game winning streak; down Blackduck 93-61 - P10

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Blackduck on Friday, January 23, 2014 and once they got a lead, and with the hot hands of Russell Kingbird who scored 34, they had no trouble securing the win. Russell Kingbird led all scorers with 34 points, 6 of which were 3-pointers, Rob McClain had 21, Tyrell Peterson added 9, Brice Cloud hit 8, and Ira Spears 7. Tyler Jablonski led Blackduck with 17 and Isaac Vok ...

Bulldog fans can reflect in more ways than one during an up-close visit with the shimmering silver cup

DULUTH, MINNESOTA -- (January 28, 2015) – Fans of the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs soon can see up-close their smiling faces beamed back at them in the reflection of a trophy that is quickly becoming one of the most cherished prizes in college hockey. The Frozen Faceoff Championship Trophy, awarded to the postseason playoff victor of the powerhouse National Collegiate Hockey Conference, gets the royal treatment during its two-day stop in Duluth...

Parents Want Those Responsible For Racist Behavior At Hockey Game Held Accountable

RAPID CITY, SD - Criminal and racist behavior towards Native American children during a hockey game. Now more than 100 Native Americans and Rapid City officials are going over the weekend incident. "They were targets of a hate crime, because of their skin color, because they were from the rez," mother Angie Sam said. "And they were told to go back to the rez. My daughter, you know, some of our kids, they've had night mares, they're, not sure,...  Website

Push for Sunday auto sales gets chilly reception from dealers

For third-generation auto dealer Dan Koppy, some things in the family business are held sacred. “I even remember as a kid, Grandpa was always home on Sundays,” said the owner of Koppy Motors, a Forest Lake dealership that has been around since...  Website

Official: ND pipeline that spilled 3M gallons of saltwater not inspected by state

A pipeline that ruptured recently in North Dakota and spilled nearly 3 million gallons of saltwater produced during oil drilling wasn't inspected by the state before being installed, according to state regulators. Alison Ritter, a spokeswoman for the North Dakota Industrial Commission, which oversees the state's oil and gas industry, said Wednesday that it's common for officials not to inspect such small gathering pipelines before they become...  Website

Tribes ask Obama to deny Keystone XL permit

RAPID CITY –– The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association on Jan. 14 urged U.S. President Barack Obama to veto any legislation in favor of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to reject the Canadian company’s application for a Presidential Permit to build the line across the binational...  Website

Mohawks Say They Have No Plans For Medical Marijuana Plant

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council says it has no immediate plans to pursue a medicinal marijuana growing facility on Mohawk territory and wouldn't consider one without "a clear directive from the community through the referendum process." In December, the Justice Department issued new rules that would allow native tribes to grow and sell pot on their sovereign lands as long as federal guidelines were...  Website

FLOOD RELIEF BILL PASSES MINNESOTA HOUSE

ST. PAUL – By a vote of 132 to 0, the Minnesota House has approved legislation that brings disaster relief funding to northern Minnesota communities that were devastated by heavy rains and flooding last June. State Representative Dave Hancock (R-Bemidji) supported the measure. “Not only were we able to move this bill quickly off the House floor, but we were able to do it in a fiscally responsible way,” Hancock said. “This is good news...

House committee passes measure banning soap, scrub microbeads that pollute Great Lakes

INDIANAPOLIS — A bill banning a key exfoliation ingredient in popular cosmetic products passed through an Indiana House committee Wednesday, adding to an effort gaining momentum in other states to protect the Great Lakes. Tiny bits of plastic known as microbeads are typically found in facial scrubs and toothpaste. Scientists only recently discovered that the particles, which are often too small to see with the naked eye, are flowing by the...  Website

New AFN chief and Harper meet for first time, little consensus reached

Little consensus was reached when Prime Minister Stephen Harper met for the first time with the new National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. But Perry Bellegarde, who was elected in November to lead Canada’s largest indigenous group, says an ongoing dialogue between the government and First Nations was started at the face-to-face talk on Wednesday...  Website

People furious over report of chiefs per diem rate: 'double dipping has to stop'

People across Nova Scotia are furious after finding out chiefs make hundreds of dollars in per diems for doing as little as sitting on a conference call for the Mi’kmaw Family Services Agency. “This double dipping has to stop,” said Daniel Toney, a member of Annapolis First Nation in Nova...  Website

Loren Wayne Kingbird

Loren Wayne Kingbird Born: September 16, 1965 Died: January 26, 2015 Loren Wayne Kingbird, Sr., whose Indian name is Ikiiweenzl which means "old man," 49, of Ponemah, MN entered the spirit world on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. Traditional Indian Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the Ponemah Boys and Girls Club in Ponemah,...

Deanne Stately

Deanne Stately Born: Sat., Mar. 6, 1954 Died: Wed., Jan. 28, 2015 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of...

"Soup with the Supe" - Jan. 29 at the Little Rock Roundhouse

"Soup with the Supe" Red Lake Public School District Superintendent, Anne Lundquist will host informal community conversations with district stakeholders to share information regarding the district's strengths and challenges, and more importantly, gather feedback from community members on their perspectives on the schools in general. Please plan to join Superintendent Lundquist for these events....

Early Registration Now Open for the 12th Annual Great Lakes Indigenous Farming Conference

Ganawenjigedidaa Gi gete-Miijiminaanig! "Let's protect our old time foods" Early Registration Now Open for the 12th Annual Great Lakes Indigenous Farming Conference March 5th-8th, 2015 - Maplelag Resort - Callaway, MN Sponsored by the White Earth Land Recovery Project Join us and learn about a wide array of topics such as: making elderberry cough syrup, deep winter greenhouse construction, plant...

Fulltime Custodian I - Red Lake School District #38

Red Lake School District #38 is seeking applicants for one (1) fulltime Custodian I position. See...

Parttime Custodian I Positions (2) - Red Lake School District #38

Red Lake School District #38 is seeking applicants for two (2) parttime Custodian I positions. See...

Minnesota has critical need for school counselors

The list of challenges confronting many Minnesota students is long and getting longer. Academically, they must choose between schools and classes that best suit their interests, abilities and aspirations. As adolescents, they can use help sorting it all out. Some students face difficult situations at home and in school that would be daunting for many adults. More than ever, young people need the help, advice and support of school...  Website

 
 
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