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Kathlene Sigana, home for a week from the Navy

Kathlene Sigana, home for a week from the Navy

RED LAKE –Kathlene Sigana, who just recently graduated from Red Lake High School in the spring of this year, returned home to Red Lake on Saturday, October 24, 2014-to the complete surprise of her grandmother, Shirley Lussier, who did not know she was coming home. Sigana had came from Naval Air Station Pensacola, which is located in the panhandle of Northwest Florida. NAS Pensacola was the...

Minneapolis Firefighters donate coats to Red Lake Kindergarten students

RED LAKE - Last year, Operation Warm gave away about 500 jackets. This year, they've more than doubled that with donations and fundraisers of over $60,000.00. Most of the coats were distributed in the Anderson United Community School on the Minneapolis south side last year, and this year it was decided to to give coats to kids on an Indian Reservation, of which they chose Red Lake. 250 jackets...

Minneapolis Firefighters donate coats to Red Lake Kindergarten students - P2

RED LAKE - Last year, Operation Warm gave away about 500 jackets. This year, they've more than doubled that with donations and fundraisers of over $60,000.00. Most of the coats were distributed in the Anderson United Community School on the Minneapolis south side last year, and this year it was decided to to give coats to kids on an Indian Reservation, of which they chose Red Lake. 250 jackets...

U.S. Senators Al Franken & John Tester Visit Red Lake

Sunday afternoon October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two United States Senators visited with the Red Lake Tribal Council about issues of concern to the tribe. Senator John Tester, D-Montana who chairs the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined Senator Al Franken DFL-Minnesota. Franken is a member of the committee. Several tribal council members...

Red Lake DNR holds Natural Resources Fair in Red Lake - P3

RED LAKE - Red Lake Department of Natural Resources put on a Natural Resources Fair on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. The event allowed the public to come out and meet the DNR from 10 AM to 2 PM, where they provided food, fun and all sorts of information about what they do on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Outside they had some of the equipment they used,...

Red Lake DNR holds Natural Resources Fair in Red Lake - P4

RED LAKE - Red Lake Department of Natural Resources put on a Natural Resources Fair on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. The event allowed the public to come out and meet the DNR from 10 AM to 2 PM, where they provided food, fun and all sorts of information about what they do on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Outside they had some of the equipment they used,...

Cass Lake man sentenced to 12 years in drug-related kidnapping

BELTRAMI COUNTY -- A Cass Lake man was sentenced Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court to 12 years in prison for his part in a drug deal gone wrong this...  Website

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P53

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 - P54

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 Homecare Providers Appeal Federal Challenge to SEIU Forced Unionization Scheme

Minneapolis, MN (October 30, 2014) – Today, a group of home-based personal care providers challenging a state law that authorizes the forcible unionization of Minnesota's 27,000 care providers have asked a federal appeals court to overrule a lower court's ruling issued last week in their case. With free legal aid from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys, Teri Bierman and eight other providers from around the state appealed the...

Survey: As in rich countries, money and the stuff it buys bring happiness in emerging Asia

SINGAPORE — Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: Money — and the stuff it buys — brings happiness, or at least...  Website

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P27

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 - P28

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 - P43

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 - P44

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...

At Vikings game, D.C. football team's name to spark protest

When football fans arrive Sunday at University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium for the Minnesota Vikings game against the franchise from Washington, D.C., they're likely to see just as much passion outside its...  Website

Minneapolis ad firm rolls out anti-'Redskin' ad

A Minneapolis ad agency has rolled out a commercial to build support for banning use of the word “Redskins” from the regulated over-the-air...  Website

Ariz. Navajo advocate sees NFL protest as turning point

On Sunday morning, three marches from different locations in Minneapolis will bring hundreds, possibly thousands, of protesters, including Arizona's Amanda Blackhorse, to the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank...  Website

U.S. Bank tests new ways to fight bias against the long-term unemployed

After a health insurance company laid him off in 2012, John Columbus spent the next 20 months answering as many questions about gaps in his résumé as about his years of...  Website

Retailers dangle holiday deals as soon as Halloween is over

It begins tomorrow. Wal-Mart will deck out its stores in red and green Friday night and early Saturday, immediately after the leftover Halloween candy goes on sale, for what it and other retailers consider the start of the holiday shopping...  Website

US economy growing while others falter; Fed actions of the past bearing fruit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and...  Website

All Minnesota Gubernatorial Candidates - Except Gov. Mark Dayton - Sign Statement in Support of Expanding the State's Medical Marijuana Law

Republican, Independence, Libertarian, and Grassroots party candidates support expanding the program to include approximately 33,000 seriously ill Minnesotans who were denied access to medical marijuana at the insistence of Gov. Dayton ST. PAUL — A group of patients, family members, and advocates announced Thursday that every Minnesota gubernatorial candidate except for Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a statement in support of expanding the...

Thousands in Beltrami County vote absentee

BEMIDJI -- Nearly 200,000 Minnesotans have requested absentee ballots in 2014 as of Thursday, a release from the Secretary of State's office said. More than 125,000 of the ballots were turned in and...  Website

State's U.S. Senate race brings cash from coast to coast

Millions of dollars in campaign cash from coast to coast are fueling the race between U.S. Sen. Al Franken and his Republican challenger Mike McFadden, a clear sign of the nationwide interest in the contest that could help determine control of the U.S....  Website

GOP state representative from Elk River pleaded guilty to DWI in August

A Republican state representative from Elk River pleaded guilty in August to drunken driving after he was arrested driving 80 miles per hour on I-94 in Maple...  Website

Navajo voters face confusing election

Early Friday, a Navajo voter thought there was a definitive match up in the tribe's presidential...  Website

Suzanne Marie Smith-Coffey

Suzanne Marie Smith-Coffey, age 54 died October 17th, 2014. She passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack, she will be greatly missed. Born October 14th, 1960. Suzanne is preceded in death by parents Glendoris Smith (mom) and Bernie Smith Jr. (dad). She is survived by her husband, Wesley Coffey, daughter Jennifer Hill, Nephew David Smith, son-in law Richard Hill. Brothers and sisters-Georgia...

Wayne Coleman

Wayne Coleman (Died October 27, 2014) Wayne Vernon Coleman, age 73, of Bejou, MN, died Monday, October 27, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Wayne Vernon Coleman, son of Charles and Annie (Morgan) Coleman, was born on February 8, 1941, in White Earth, MN. As just an infant, both of his parents died and Wayne "lovingly known as Tonto" spent his early years in...

Editorial counterpoint: Why would voters dump Nolan for an untested rookie like Mills?

While I agree with most of the Star Tribune’s endorsements, particularly those of Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken, I can’t say the same of your endorsement of Stewart Mills III (“Mills is a fresh voice in Eighth District,” Oct....  Website

 
 
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