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Warriors end season with loss to top-ranked Mahnomen in playoffs

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

FIRST PEOPLES FUND ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2014 JENNIFER EASTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD - P2

Four Native American artists from around the country-including two from Minnesota-have been named recipients of the 2014 Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award. The award, presented by First Peoples Fund, honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists who embody the Collective Spirit®-that which manifests self-awareness and a sense of responsibility to sustain the cultural fabric of a...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P37

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 - P38

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...

Minnesota sets up Ebola hotline

ST. PAUL — Minnesotans with questions about Ebola can call a newly established hotline. The state Health Department on Tuesday established a hotline at (651) 201-3920 or (800) 657-3903. “Minnesota’s best defense against Ebola is access to reliable information and resources,” Gov. Mark Dayton said. “This hotline will provide Minnesotans a reliable point of contact for any questions or concerns they have about this disease.” The line...

Bemidji State's online accounting programs touted for affordability

Oct. 21, 2014 — Bemidji State University’s online accounting degree programs have been ranked among the nation’s 10 most-affordable programs by independent website Accounting Degree Review. BSU ranked eighth on the list of 30 affordable online bachelor’s degrees with an annual tuition of $8,045. Western Governors University held the top spot in the site’s rankings. “With the rising cost of college and the legitimacy and convenience...

Beltrami County leaders discuss Ebola response

BEMIDJI -- How will the global pandemic of Ebola affect Beltrami County? Chances are it won't. Beltrami County Emergency Management Director Chris Muller presented commissioners with information on Ebola at Tuesday's county board meeting. Muller said while the 2014 Ebola epidemic is possibly the worst in history, the risk of catching Ebola in the general public is extremely low. Muller added it...

Minnesota deer harvest expected to be lowest in many years

The Minnesota deer harvest this fall might be the lowest since 1982, according to the Department of Natural...  Website

Winnipeg police find as many as 4 dead infants in storage locker

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The remains of as many as four dead infants were found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Canadian police said Tuesday, though it was not yet clear if the deaths were...  Website

Panel hears appeal of Michael Thomas' embezzlement conviction

New Haven — An attorney for Michael Thomas, the former Mashantucket Pequot chairman convicted of embezzling from the Indian tribe that owns Foxwoods Resort Casino, argued Tuesday that a trial judge’s rulings kept Thomas from mounting a proper...  Website

Warriors end season with loss to top-ranked Mahnomen in playoffs

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 the Red Lake Warriors Football team traveled to Mahnomen for the first round of their Section 8A playoffs. Seeded No. 8 against No. 1 Mahnomen, Red Lake lost 39-6 and finished the season 0-9. Mahnomen, the defending Class A champions, will take on Fertile-Beltrami on Saturday. Photographs by Nolan Desjarlait and Earl...

Blackduck falls, Bagley wins in playoff openers

BLACKDUCK - A three-touchdown third-quarter deficit proved to be too much for Blackduck in their Section 7A playoff game Tuesday, and Barnum eliminated the Drakes with a 38-28 victory. Blackduck, which finishes the season 5-4, got off to a poor start as Barnum (4-5) scored the first 22 points of the game, including a 14-0 halftime lead. The Bombers took a 22-0 lead with 8:09 to go in the fourth...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P11

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P12

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P27

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P28

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

WNBA Shoni Schimmel visits Wagner School

It started in complete silence, and then slowly turned into a low rumble of anticipation and excitement. A highlight was being played on the big screen of the theater of Shoni Schimmel during one of her games as a professional Native American basketball player for the Atlanta Dream...  Website

Target to offer free shipping for online orders through holidays

Two months into the job, Target’s new chief executive has already given the go-ahead to one of the retailer’s key holiday strategies: free...  Website

Public packs political forum; Issues include homelessness, city improvements

BEMIDJI -- A packed City Hall audience of about 75 people got a chance on Tuesday to see key stances on issues ranging from homelessness to public art from those running for office in the city of Bemidji. The League of Women Voters sponsored a candidate forum featuring mayoral candidates Rita Albrecht and Jorge Prince, as well as City Council candidates Don Heinonen and Dave Larson. Many of the...

County Attorney candidates debate their differences

BEMIDJI -- Candidates to be the next Beltrami County Attorney highlighted their differences in a League of Women Voters debate Tuesday night at Bemidji City Hall. Beltrami County Attorney candidates Annie Claesson-Huseby and David Hanson countered comments between questions while Beltrami County Commissioner candidates Matt Bliss and Keith Winger agreed on a few points. Consistent with his...

First lady tells Mpls. rally to 'finish what we started' by voting

First Lady Michelle Obama implored supporters in north Minneapolis Tuesday to revive the enthusiasm that swept her husband to two terms in the White House and to show up at the polls to “finish what we...  Website

Democrats say candidate Westrom boosted salary through expenses

WASHINGTON – National Republicans have spent more than $4 million on ads portraying Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson as a veteran House member who has taken full advantage of the perks of office, including getting federal reimbursements for flying his private plane around, leasing a couple of cars and taking...  Website

Home Politics National Minnesota law enforcement leaders say youth programs can keep juveniles out of trouble

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Statewide law enforcement groups in Minnesota say they support community-based youth programs as a way to keep young people out of...  Website

Sen. Reid quietly moves to block development of 800,000 acres in central Nevada

WASHINGTON — A bill quietly introduced in Congress would restrict mining and energy exploration over a sweeping area of rural Nevada, preserving scenic valleys and buffering a landmark piece of desert...  Website

Junk food tax back after revisions

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - The Health, Education, and Human Services Committee (HEHSC) approved legislation Oct. 8 seeking to pass the Healthy Diné Nation Act of 2014, which would impose an additional two-percent sales tax on food items considered to have minimal to no nutritional value on the Navajo...  Website

Breast Cancer Awareness Open House - October 30, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Open House October 30, 2014 1pm RLIHS LOBBY Cake and Ice Cream Mothers...Daughters...Sisters...Friends.... The circle of caring never ends. Awareness of risks and early detection are every woman's best protection. Currently in Red Lake only 44% of the women scheduled for a mammogram actually have one. Are these ladies your friends or family??? All women who have had a...

HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC - TRIBAL ROADS DEPARTMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT EXTENDED! HEAVY MOBILE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC TRIBAL ROADS DEPARTMENT Open: October 21, 2014 Closing: November 4, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To ensure repairs and maintenance of heavy equipment is maintained in a safe and operational condition. Reports to Director of Tribal Roads Department, full-time position w/benefits, salary; $18.00 hourly. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES...