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UPDATED: 41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring linked to Minnesota reservations

Feds say 41 people indicted in alleged ring that brought heroin to Minnesota reservations

MINNEAPOLIS — Federal and tribal law enforcement authorities said Thursday they've taken down an interstate drug trafficking ring that was the largest source of heroin on two Minnesota American Indian reservations. The 41 defendants named in the indictment unsealed Wednesday face charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin and other drugs. Several also face firearms charges. U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said at a news conference Thursday that the...

Heroin traffickers created 'epidemic' on Minnesota reservations

Drug traffickers targeted two Minnesota Indian reservations they thought wouldn't have the resources to stop the millions of dollars worth of heroin suddenly flooding across their borders, investigators say. But tribal police teamed with federal agents in a seven-month investigation that dismantled an interstate drug ring loaded with heroin, cocaine and prescription narcotics from Detroit,...

NOTICE OF A MANDATORY REFERENDUM VOTE - Pursuant to Resolution No. 95-15

TO: Members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Notice is hereby given of a referendum vote to be held by secret ballot on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, to seek the guidance of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages at the casino properties located in Thief River Falls, MN and Warroad, MN. There shall appear on the referendum ballot the following...

UPDATED: 41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring linked to Minnesota reservations

MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that targeted Native American lands for the sales of heroin and prescription drugs. The ring, headed by Omar Sharif Beasley, allegedly moved weapons and drugs from Detroit and Chicago through Minneapolis and sold heroin, oxycodone and other prescription and...

41 indicted in drug ring targeting MN reservations

MINNEAPOLIS - Federal prosecutors have indicted 41 people in connection with an alleged large-scale drug trafficking ring that supplied heroin and other narcotics to Minnesota Indian reservations. A criminal complaint says the drug ring, reportedly led by Omar Sharif Beasley, bought and transported heroin, methamphetamine, oxycodone, methadone and other drugs to sell them in communities...

US Attorney: Drug Ring Bust Means Less Heroin in Minnesota

Forty-one people are facing federal charges in an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed drugs across the Upper Midwest and on two large Minnesota Indian reservations, plus North Dakota. U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Andrew Luger on Thursday announced what he calls the "takedown" of a multi-state organization that transported illicit drugs largely out of Detroit and Chicago and sold...

Minneapolis town hall looks at heroin's legacy of misery in Indian communities

Around 100 people attended a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office town hall meeting Thursday night at the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis to discuss the devastating effects of heroin on the American Indian community and to provide prevention tips. Many of the audience members were affiliated with the Little Earth housing complex in Minneapolis, which has lost six people to heroin overdoses over the past six months. Hennepin County...

41 People Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Forty-one people were indicted on Thursday, accused of being members of a multi-state heroin trafficking conspiracy. The 41 defendants named in the indictment were charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Methamphetamine, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone, Hydrocodone, and Methadone. Several defendants were charged with additional crimes related to the drug trafficking scheme, including firearms...

VIDEO - 41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On Reservations

VIDEO - 41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On Reservations http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/05/28/federal-authorities-bust-midwest-dr...

INCREASE IN COUNTERFEIT BILLS

The Bemidji Police Department is alerting local businesses to be aware of counterfeit $20 bills. These counterfeit bills have been reported by many different businesses in the Bemidji Area within the past week. Bemidji Police have also received information from area banks who report the bills are coming from businesses throughout Beltrami County. The Bemidji Police Department encourages local...

Red Lake Girls Basletball 2015 at BSU - P2

Red Lake Girls Basletball 2015 at BSU -...

Bagley beats Blackduck for East Sub-Section title as both teams advance to 8A tourney

BEMIDJI — Bagley was the No. 3 seed in the Sub-Section 8A East tournament and needed to beat the top two teams to win the championship for the second-straight year. “That was big,” Bagley coach Darris Dahl said. “Nice to do it twice in a row and I’m really proud of my guys.” In the championship it seemed as if it would be a low-scoring affair, with both teams set down in the first inning without a hit. http://www.b...

Mustangs hang on in 7th to edge Warriors 15-14 in last home game of year - P7

The Kelliher-Northome Mustangs hung on in the 7th inning, despite a Red Lake rally, to narrowly defeat the Warriors 15-14 in Red Lake's last home game of the year on Wednesday, May 20,...

Warrior Baseball: Cass Lake edges Red Lake 15-10 to even series - P13

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 the Red Lake Warriors baseball team hosted the Cass Lake Panthers. In Cass Lake, the Warriors came away with the win, but the Panthers evened the series with the 15-10 win in Red...

Red Lake High School Athletic and Academic Banquet held at Red Lake Casino Event Center - P17

The Red Lake High School Athletic and Academic Banquet was held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Red Lake Casino Event...

Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header - P17

Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header on Tuesday, May 5,...

Red Lake Girls Softball Team loses both games in double-header with Cass Lake - P23

The Red Lake Girls Softball Team lost both games in a double-header with Cass Lake on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Red Lake. The JV went one-and-one in their two games. 4-29 Away Pine River 4pm 4-30 Away Kelliher double header 4pm 5-4 Away Laporte 4:30 5-5 Home Blackduck double header 4pm WEEK #6 MAKE-UP WEEK May 11th-13th UMC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME UMC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Thursday May 14th North Champ...

Red Lake Girls Softball Team falls to Nevis - P26

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, the Red Lake Girls Softball Team hosted Nevis in a game that was originally scheduled for April 7, 2015, but had to be postponed due to the weather. The girls led at one point 10-7, but a strong comeback by Nevis gave them the victory, 22-11. Red Lake's JV Girls Softball Team also lost to Nevis. Red Lake will host Cass Lake on Tuesday, April 28th, and Blackduck on...

Red Lake Girls come up short in Home Opener with WHA, 12-8 - P33

Red Lake Girls come up short in Home Opener with WHA, 12-8 on Tuesday, April 14,...

Regulators give green light to largest Minnesota solar energy project

The biggest solar power project in Minnesota won approval Thursday from state regulators. The $250 million Aurora Solar Project by Edina-based Geronimo Energy calls for the installation of ground-mounted solar panels at 21 mostly rural sites from Chisago County north of the Twin Cities to Waseca in southeast Minnesota. Geronimo plans to finish the project in 2016 and sell the power to Xcel Energy. “This signals that something big is happening...

4 year olds at heart of Minnesota budget impasse

ST. PAUL -- An early-learning center visit Thursday reinforced the Republican House speaker's resolve to offer scholarships for pre-kindergarten education instead of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's wish to pay for all Minnesota 4 year olds to attend school. Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, visited a New Horizon Academy early-learning center in a poor St. Paul neighborhood Thursday, accompanied by a critic of the Dayton plan, former Federal Reserve...

Chickasaw Nation Tribal Election Filing Period

The Chickasaw Nation Election Commission announced that filing period for the 2015 General Election opens June 1 and continues through June 3. Candidates must file between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the election secretary’s office in the Government Services building, 2015 Lonnie Abbott Industrial Boulevard, Ada, OK. Seats up for election include governor and lt. governor, five legislative seats and one seat on the Supreme Court. Legislative...

Early learning experts called in by GOP, Dayton for pre-K discussions

House Republicans and Gov. Mark Dayton each called in academic heavyweights to make their cases as negotiations over how Minnesota should deliver preschool instruction continued Thursday. Art Rolnick, formerly a senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis who has studied the benefits of early-childhood education, is standing with GOP leaders as they press for more funding for early learning scholarships. Rolnick and House...

Maine tribes will no longer recognize authority of state officials

INDIAN ISLAND – A day after withdrawing their representatives from the Maine legislature, three of the state’s four Indian tribes resolved Wednesday to no longer recognize the authority of state officials, legislators and courts to “define our sovereignty or culture or to interfere with our self-governing rights.” The three tribes also called on the federal government to intervene in their increasingly heated disputes with Gov. Paul...

Red Lake High School 2015 Graduation - Saturday May 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

The Red Lake Senior High School Graduating Class of 2015 Request your presence at their graduation commencement exercises on Saturday May 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm in the Red Lake High School Gymnasium Class Motto: "We met as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class Colors: Red, Black, and Silver Class Flower: Red Tiger...

Why Minnesotans should spend more time alone

Everything I learned about happiness I learned by being alone. I've felt it while stitting alone and eavesdropping on the stark contrast of two different first dates, one between 20-somethings and another between 50-somethings, at a cafe up North. I discovered it while eating alone at a tapas bar in Spain where everyone was obsessed with Ricky Rubio. At a mismatched coffee shop in Minneapolis. At a soup restaurant in Guatemala. At the base of a...

 
 
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