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Smith, Desjarlait advance to the Run Off Election in Red Lake

Smith, Desjarlait advance to the Run Off Election in Red Lake

The unofficial results of the September 17, 2014 election saw Robert Smith receiving the most votes with 198, followed by Donald Desjarlait with 110, Lee Lussier with 105, Clem May with 76, Julie Stately with 61, Cherlyn Spears with 31 and Deanna Lasley with 17. Since no candidate received 51% of the votes tallied, there will be a run-off election between Smith and Desjarlait. The results won't...

Results are in for new Red Lake Tribal Council member

RED LAKE -- The unofficial results are in for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians' special election. Robert Smith appears to have beat six other contenders for a Red Lake District Tribal Council position Wednesday night. The special election took place to fill the position vacated by Donald "Dudie" May Jr. in March. Smith received 33.11 percent of 598 votes cast. Other candidates received as follows: Donald Desjarlait - 18.39 percent; Deanna...

New Sign dedicated at Ponemah School - P3

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 - P4

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...

"Soup with the Supe" held in Red Lake - P3

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, newly hired Red Lake Public School District Superintendent, Anne Lundquist hosted the a second meeting in a series of ongoing, informal community conversations with district stakeholders. This first session was held at the Ponemah Elementary School last week. The purpose of the meetings were to share information regarding the district's strengths and challenges,...

"Soup with the Supe" held in Red Lake - P4

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, newly hired Red Lake Public School District Superintendent, Anne Lundquist hosted the a second meeting in a series of ongoing, informal community conversations with district stakeholders. This first session was held at the Ponemah Elementary School last week. The purpose of the meetings were to share information regarding the district's strengths and challenges,...

7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic held at Lincoln Park - P7

The 7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic was held at Lincoln Park in Duluth on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Some of the activities included gunny sack races, Bigfoot races, a Water Balloon toss, a Potato Dance, Tug-O-War and Musical...

7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic held at Lincoln Park - P8

The 7th Annual Duluth Urban Office Picnic was held at Lincoln Park in Duluth on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Some of the activities included gunny sack races, Bigfoot races, a Water Balloon toss, a Potato Dance, Tug-O-War and Musical...

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P33

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

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P34

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

3rd Annual Footprints on our Hearts walk held in Red Lake - P7

The 3rd Annual Footprints on our Hearts Walk for Remembrance and Hope was held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6 PM in the open field across from the Red Lake Hospital. This years theme for the walk was "Bringing memories to light" by lighting lanterns in memory of a miscarriage and the loss of an infant or...

3rd Annual Footprints on our Hearts walk held in Red Lake - P8

The 3rd Annual Footprints on our Hearts Walk for Remembrance and Hope was held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6 PM in the open field across from the Red Lake Hospital. This years theme for the walk was "Bringing memories to light" by lighting lanterns in memory of a miscarriage and the loss of an infant or...

Bagley, Blackduck, Pine River football in three-way tie

BAGLEY — Bagley will try to maintain its share of the Northstar East Conference football lead Friday when it visits Red Lake in a 4 p.m. contest. Heading into this week’s action the Flyers share 2-1 overall and league records with Blackduck and Pine River. Pillager is 1-2 while Red Lake and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley are 0-3. Bagley is coming off last week’s 49-12 victory over WHA. Blackduck also was victorious last Friday as the Drakes...

Red Lake Girls battle Kelliher-Northome right to the end, but not enouth to win - P17

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 enouth to win - P17

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...

General Mills to cut $100 million in costs as profits fall

General Mills Inc.’s first-quarter financial performance was about as appealing as a soggy bowl of...  Website

Party line splits on House approval to arm Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON -- It's not often that Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann and Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan join together to support the same...  Website

Speak Your Piece: High Cost of Banishment

For hundreds of years Native Americans have fought colonization and banishment from their own lands. Now, in an ironic twist, some Native Americans are being banished from their reservations back to these same stolen lands in an attempt to address problems with violence and...  Website

Law firm's report: ND tribal leader abused power

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The leader of an oil-rich American Indian nation is accused of using his position to benefit from business partners' lucrative oil field contracts and attempting to extort money from other companies for the go-ahead on projects at Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North...  Website

Congressional Bill to Fight Diabetes in Indian Country Introduced

WASHINGTON– U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Chairman Jon Tester (D-Montana) Tuesday introduced legislation to permanently fund the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) that helps develop local initiatives to treat and prevent the...  Website

Minnesota men, women sharply divided on nearly everything

From politics to health care to the economy, even on political giving and race relations, Minnesota men and women hold vastly different opinions, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota...  Website

ELECTION: Will Scotland go independent? And, if yes, is this a future for tribal nations?

What about Scotland? Will it vote to remain a part of the United Kingdom or go its own way? And, could this be a future for tribal...  Website

 
 
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