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Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Sub Section 8A with 65-27 win over Laporte

Last of Second Round Chairman's Community Meetings Held at Redby/Ponemah - P2

The last, of the "Second Round," of "Chairman's Community Meetings" was held at Redby Center Monday, February 23, 2015, with a late start at 7:30 pm, and Ponemah on Wednesday, February 25, 2014, at 6 pm. Discussion, presentations, and questions centered round economic development and jobs. A fair amount of time was spent on the possible production of hemp and/or medical marijuana on the Red Lake ...

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day - P5

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Buena...

Juveniles arrested in Ebro drive-by shooting

BAGLEY -- Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting near Bagley on Feb. 23. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two male suspects and one female suspect Thursday. Because of their age, the juveniles' names are being withheld. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/3693664-juveniles-arrested...

Prairie Island nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm

RED WING, Minn. -- The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m....  Website

Alexandria man accused of soliciting 13-year-old girl for sex

GLENWOOD, Minn. -- A 23-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested and charged in Pope County for trying to solicit a 13-year-old girl for sex and for having oral sex with a 15-year-old girl. Jordan Christopher Anderson was charged with three felony counts in the case. He has entered a not guilty plea in court. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/3693766-alexandria-man-accused-soliciting-...

Top Builders Bare All in 2015 Motorcycles as Art "Naked Truth" Exhibition

Sturgis, SD (March 5, 2015) – In the ultimate expression of human creative skill and imagination, custom motorcycle builders create incredible beauty, sweeping lines that beg for the wind paired perfectly with precise feats of mechanical engineering. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®'s 2015 Motorcycles as ArtTM Exhibition presents famed photographer Michael Lichter's "The Naked Truth – 35 Customs ...

First Nations' Native Agriculture and Food System Initiative Receives $2.95 Million, Three-Year Grant

LONGMONT, Colorado (March 5, 2015) – In the continuing effort to improve the health of Native American children and families and boost the economic health of Native communities, the *W.K. Kellogg Foundation* [ http://www.wkkf.org ] (WKKF) has awarded First Nations Development Institute (*First Nations* [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) of Longmont, Colorado, a grant of $2.95 million to extend First Nations' work in the area of Native...

New Study Shows Strong and Growing Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on North Central Minnesota's Economy

SAINT PAUL, MN: We have known for a long time that the arts and culture are important to North Central Minnesota. They enhance our quality of life, bring diverse communities together, and make our area a magnet for jobs and businesses. A new study was released today by the Region 2 Arts Council and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts that shows the nonprofit arts and culture sector is also a substantial industry in North Central Minnesota,...

Celebrate Spring at the Chickasaw Cultural Center

SULPHUR - Spring is in the air at the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s annual Three Sisters Celebration, set Monday, March 9 to Sunday, March 22. The Three Sisters festival features many outdoor activities and games which celebrate and embrace the rebirth and rejuvenation of spring, with an emphasis on the cultural connection to horticulture. An ancient method of gardening, “Three Sisters” (corn, beans and squash) uses an intercropping system...

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock; danger to humans rated low

A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza that's been confirmed in backyard and wild birds in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, but it's the first appearance of the strain in the Mississippi flyway, said Dr. Bill Hartmann, Minnesota's state...

Straight outta Red Lake: Baby Shel has come a long way

It's a long way from the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota to the great hipster uprising that is the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. Baby Shel already made the trek two years ago and was greeted like a major rap star - albeit, by only one mistaken sushi restaurant. "They kept bringing me free stuff, and I was like, 'What's all this?' " recalled Shel,...

A Push to Improve Food Choices in Native American Communities Gets a Big Boost

For Native Americans, improving food choices is not about adding additional menu items at a buffet; it is about addressing some of the most dire health issues they face. According to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health, nearly four-fifths of Native American men and almost two-thirds of Native American women are overweight. More than 80 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are also overweight. Diabetes is...

Red Lake rolls by Laporte, Walker routs Blackduck in Section 8A openers

BEMIDJI - Grace White had 15 points to help Red Lake cruise past Laporte 65-27 in their Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal game Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium. The Warriors jumped out to a 24-4 lead after the first ten minutes of play. White had 12 points while Sam Roy added nine in the first half to contribute 21 of Red Lake's 40 points compared to Laporte's 10 after the first 18 minutes. Kalei...

Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Sub Section 8A with 65-27 win over Laporte

Section 8A East Quarterfinal – #9 Laporte 27 vs. #1 Red Lake 65 The number 1 Seed , Red Lake's Lady Warriors tamed the number 9 Seed Laporte Wildcats with a 65 to 27 win in the Quarterfinal round of the Section 8A tournament. They will play the winner of the Blackduck and Walker-Hackensack-Akley game, which was WHA 56-36, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the REA in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, at ...

Red Lake wins Section 8A East Championship with 54-52 win over Fosston - P3

Section 8A East Championship – #3 Fosston 52 vs. #1 Red Lake 54 This was a back and forth battle between the Warriors and Greyhounds - a very exciting way to start out the night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena! A hard fought battle went to the Warriors as they came away with some big plays and knocked down key free throws to seal the deal. Jeremy Martin took it right down the lane with just...

Red Lake Warriors Pep Rally and Send Off on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - P3

Red Lake Warriors Pep Rally and Send Off on Tuesday, March 3,...

Warriors advance with 82-66 win over Mahnomen - P5

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #4 Mahnomen 66 vs. #1 Red Lake 82 The Red Lake Warriors withstood a furious Mahnomen rally in the second half to advance in East Sub-Section 8A. The Warriors held a 46-30 lead at halftime, but Mahnomen started the second half on a 16-4 run and cut the deficit to 50-46. Red Lake was able to get back on track with a 9-2 run of their own and was...

#3 Fosston upsets #2 Cass Lake to advance 63-45 - P5

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #3 Fosston 63 vs. #2 Cass Lake-Bena 45 The Fosston Greyhounds avenged an earlier loss against the Panthers with the win Saturday afternoon at Thief River Falls. The Greyhounds held the explosive Cass Lake-Bena offense to only sixteen points in the first half as Fosston took a 28-16 lead into halftime. Lochlan Broadley scored a career high 22...

Red Lake Warriors win first round of Section 8A Quarterfinal 87-45 over Laporte - P7

From KKCQ Radio Fosston Section 8A East Quarterfinal – #8 Laporte 45 vs. #1 Red Lake 87 The Warriors had a twelve point lead at halftime, taking them a little while to get into a flow in the first round of playoffs, but once they did, great things happened. Red Lake dominated the second half and came away with a commanding win to advance to the Section 8A East Semifinals at the Ralph Engelstad...

Lady Warriors finish season 23-2 with 80-34 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley - P8

Lady Warriors finish season 23-2 with 80-34 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley Junior Averi Holthusen hits the 1000-point...

Lady Warriors JV downs Walker-Hackensack-Akley 45-32 - P8

Lady Warriors JV downs Walker-Hackensack-Akley...

Lady Warriors move to 22-2 with 67-42 win over Blackduck - P11

RED LAKE, MN - The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 5-0 lead right away, and used the full court press and fast-break offense to take a 47-13 lead at the half, and cruise to the 67-42 win. Junior Averi Holthusen needed 30 points to reach the 1000-point milestone, but came up just 11 points short. She will have that opportunity when Red Lake hosts Walker-Hackensack-Akley on Tuesday, February 24,...

Growing the Herb: Marijuana and Indian Country

Martin Reinhardt, Professor at Northern Michigan University It's time to reconsider the regulation of marijuana and hemp. With the Pineole Pomo Tribe of California initiating the first tribal commercial marijuana grow operation and the Department of Justice's announcement that it would not prosecute for marijuana or hemp, the door has been opened to look at the regulatory scheme. This December,...

3M pledges it won't buy pulp or fiber from deforested areas

3M Co. will take a much harder look at where its paper and pulp products originate after reaching a hard-fought agreement with longtime environmental critic ForestEthics. For the first time, the Maplewood-based conglomerate is requiring suppliers to trace and report the original “forest sources” of the wood, paper and pulp it sells to 3M. The company will then assess those sources against its new policy and refuse to buy any materials from...

Tulalip Tribes consider options on marijuana

TULALIP — "It's a long, winding road, and we're at the very beginning of trying to understand what to do about marijuana here in Indian County," Tulalip Tribes Vice Chairman Les Parks said, following the Feb. 28 Tribal Marijuana Conference. Parks expects that the Tulalip Tribal Council could consider a motion to legalize marijuana possession as early as Saturday, March 7. http://www.marysvilleglobe.com...

Ojibwe tribal leader heralds end of proposed iron mine

Madison — Ojibwe tribal leader Chris McGeshick drew applause from tribal visitors Thursday as he addressed state lawmakers and heralded the end of a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin. "When it comes to the Penokee Hills mine, we are not going to see that mine happen," McGeshick said to an eruption of cheers from visitors in the Assembly gallery. http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/ojibwe-tribal-leader-to-delive...

AG Koster pulls plug on predatory lender in Missouri

Eight online payday loan sites have been ordered to shut down operations in Missouri, pay $270,000 in restitution and erase loan balances for Missouri consumers. Martin A. "Butch" Webb acted through several business entities operating from a Native American reservation in South Dakota, none of which was licensed to do business in Missouri, Attorney General Chris Koster said in a news release. http://www.semissourian.co...

Koster shuts down eight predatory online operations in Missouri

Jefferson City, Mo. –Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that he has obtained an agreement with eight online payday loan operations to shut down payday loan operations in Missouri, provide $270,000 in consumer restitution, and erase all loan balances for Missouri consumers. http://sedalianewsjournal.com/2015/03/05/koster-shuts-down-eight-predatory-online-ope...

GOP-led House passes teacher layoff bill, 70-63

After heavy opposition and efforts to draw out a vote by Democrats, the GOP-led House on Thursday approved legislation that would require school districts to consider performance, not just seniority, when laying off teachers. The 70-63 vote was largely along party lines and came after nearly seven hours of debate and numerous proposed amendments ahead of the final count. Rep. Tony Cornish of Vernon Center was the only Republican to vote against...

Senate GOP seeks to break up Minneapolis Public Schools

Minnesota Senate Republicans want to dismantle Minneapolis Public Schools and create six smaller school districts in an attempt to close one of the state’s largest achievement gaps between white and minority students. Senate Minority Leader David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, says this is a way to overhaul a system that has been failing year after year. “In order to change results and the achievement gap, you have to think about how to change the...

Dayton and Bakk, together again, but maybe not for long

Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, in their first public appearance since a major blowup over commissioner salaries, smiled broadly and threw arms around each other in a show of unity Thursday as they advocated for a transportation package that would raise gas taxes to pay for roads, bridges and transit. “I want to hire him,” Dayton said of Bakk. “Let’s get a photo op for all of you,” said Bakk, wrapping his...

Nina Ann Roberts

Nina Ann Roberts Born: Sun., Mar. 30, 1986 Died: Wed., Mar. 4, 2015 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

Native Nations Night - 7:37 PM March 6, 2015 - Sanford Center, Bemidji

Native Nations Night - 7:37 PM March 6, 2015 - Sanford Center, Bemidji Discount tickets for all tribal...

C&V CASHIER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** POSITION OPENING ** C&V CASHIER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: March 4, 2015 CLOSES: March 18, 2015 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the direct supervision of the prevailing Cage/Vault Supervisor is responsible to conduct vault transactions for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Responsible for the vault bankroll...

GUEST SERVICE SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** POSITION OPENING ** GUEST SERVICE SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending on experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: March 4, 2015 CLOSES: March 18, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Guest Service Manager is responsible to oversee guest services for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Receives guests, greets customers...

RESTAURANT MANAGER - Seven Clans Casino –Red Lake, MN

RE-POST** POSITION OPENING ** RESTAURANT MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casino –Red Lake, MN OPENS: March 4, 2015 CLOSES: March 18, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Casino General Manager is responsible to oversee kitchen operations for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible to ensure smooth...

MALT SHOP MANAGER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

RE-POST **POSITION OPENING** MALT SHOP MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: March 4, 2015 CLOSES: March 18, 2015 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Restaurant Manager is responsible to oversee Malt Shop/Snack Bar kitchen operations for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible...

One more test for high school? Yes, please!

Is our children learn good? It’s a question many parents have, especially since the Common Core lesson plan replaced the equally unpopular Rare Periphery curriculum. Even people who don’t have kids in the schools worry that the next generation of voters will be as thick as a Shamrock Shake when it comes to civics, and hence will make ill-informed choices. Unlike adults, of course, who agonized over their vote and stood in the booth...

Cabin Country: Second home is on ice

I love to ice fish. I was about 8 years old when I started ice fishing with my father many years ago. We would fish several different local lakes in the metro area. We didn’t have an icehouse or a portable. We sat on a plastic bucket in the elements, used old jig sticks and used a hand auger to drill holes. One summer in the 1970s, he asked me if I wanted to build an icehouse. I jumped at the opportunity. We built one with a couple bunks. It...

 
 
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