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Red Lake Lady Warriors go to 16-1 after 67-53 win over WHA

House explosion follow-up #2

The name of the injured party at the house explosion on Buchanan Ave SW is Kenneth W. Swenson. He is the owner of the home and was the sole occupant in the house at the time of explosion. He was transport to Sanford Hospital by ground ambulance. We have no additional information on his current status. Bemidji Fire...

VAWA Criminal Jurisdiction Over Non-Indians: NCAI Launches Technical Assistance Website

The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 included historic provisions that reaffirm tribal criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians in certain domestic violence cases.* When this provision takes effect nationwide on March 7, 2015,* Indian tribes will be able to prosecute non-Indians who abuse Indian women on tribal lands for the first time since the Oliphant v. Suquamish decision. Importantly, there are a number of due process...

First Nations Development Institute Releases Native Financial Capability Report

LONGMONT, Colorado (January 27, 2015) – Tribes and Native American nonprofits are pioneering new and innovative financial capability programs that empower tribal citizens to take control of their financial futures. First Nations Development Institute (*First Nations* [ http://www.firstnations.org ]), working in partnership with the *Northwest Area Foundation* [ http://www.nwaf.org ], has just released a new report documenting these programs...

Injured man identified in Monday night house explosion

BEMIDJI -- The cause of a Monday night house explosion that injured a Bemidji-area man appears to be accidental, officials said...  Website

Bemidji man sentenced for sex crime

BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was sentenced Monday in Beltrami County District Court to seven months in jail. Matthew August Loos, 29, was convicted of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for an incident that took place in May 2013. According to court documents, Loos allegedly sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl while she was sleeping. The assault included...  Website

Eiteljorg Museum Hires Curator of Native American Art, History and Culture

(Indianapolis) January 27, 2015 -- The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art announced today that Scott Shoemaker, Ph.D., has joined the staff as Thomas G. and Susan C. Hoback Curator of Native American Art, History and Culture. In his position, Shoemaker will develop the Eiteljorg’s collections, relationships with collectors and donors, and will lead development of exhibitions and publications related to the indigenous peoples...

Minneapolis Southwest High will be closed Wednesday over credible threat

Southwest High School was shut down Wednesday because of a credible threat. In an automated telephone call, Principal Bill Smith notified parents and families Tuesday evening that the school would be closed and that the Minneapolis police were investigating the...  Website

St. Paul schools to leave integration district

The St. Paul school district has served notice that it is leaving a multi-district collaborative formed two decades ago to integrate students from the city and its surrounding suburbs. The departure from the East Metro Integration District (EMID) takes effect after the 2015-16 school year, according to action taken by the school board at a special meeting...  Website

Budget squeeze forces downsizing at Minnesota Dept. of Human Services

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is laying off staff and slashing millions of dollars in spending for care of vulnerable populations as the state’s largest agency restructures services to eliminate a looming deficit. The cuts, disclosed in a memo to state employees Tuesday, include the closing of a state psychiatric hospital for children in Willmar by year’s end and the downsizing of a program that serves people with...  Website

Federal government is failing to protect abused children from future harm, new report says

The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups. The 110-page report released Tuesday identified some of the same failures reported in December by The Associated Press after an eight-month investigation into hundreds of children who died of abuse or neglect in plain view of...  Website

Looking back about eight years ago - P17

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Looking back about eight years ago - P18

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New Minnesota law makes it easier to expunge criminal records

The third time a company offered her a job, then rescinded it, Katie Tourand lost all hope. Although she had served time for two felonies almost a decade ago, Tourand had spent the intervening years cleaning up her...  Website

Red Lake Lady Warriors go to 16-1 after 67-53 win over WHA

The Red Lake Lady Warriors are now 16-1 after their 67-53 win at Walker-Hackensack-Akley on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. At the half it was Red Lake leading 34-29. The Red Lake Warriors traveled to Nevis this same night and came up short 65-54, evening their series. Red Lake beat the Tigers 82-49 in Red Lake on January 5, 2015. The Warriors are now 14-4 on the season. Photographs by:...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P4

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P5

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Sophomore Grace White hits 1000th point in Red Lake's win over Red Lake County Central 62-17 - P6

RED LAKE, MN - Red Lake High School Sophomore Grace White had 971 career points before the start of their make-up game with the Red Lake County Central Mustangs on Monday, January 26, 2015. She needed just 29 points to reach 1000 points, a feat only reached once in Red Lake girls basketball history by Latoya Schoenborn. The Lady Warriors started off quick, their usual pace, and it wasn't until...

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central - P3

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Red...

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central - P4

Red Lake Girls JV wins 53-26 over Red Lake County Central on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Red...

Warriors on 7 game winning streak; down Blackduck 93-61 - P7

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Blackduck on Friday, January 23, 2014 and once they got a lead, and with the hot hands of Russell Kingbird who scored 34, they had no trouble securing the win. Russell Kingbird led all scorers with 34 points, 6 of which were 3-pointers, Rob McClain had 21, Tyrell Peterson added 9, Brice Cloud hit 8, and Ira Spears 7. Tyler Jablonski led Blackduck with 17 and Isaac Vok ...

Warriors on 7 game winning streak; down Blackduck 93-61 - P8

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Blackduck on Friday, January 23, 2014 and once they got a lead, and with the hot hands of Russell Kingbird who scored 34, they had no trouble securing the win. Russell Kingbird led all scorers with 34 points, 6 of which were 3-pointers, Rob McClain had 21, Tyrell Peterson added 9, Brice Cloud hit 8, and Ira Spears 7. Tyler Jablonski led Blackduck with 17 and Isaac Vok ...

Bad behavior at Rush game targeted Native Americans

An incident at the Rush hockey game Saturday in Rapid City sparked a flurry of protests directed at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center and a group of fans in a rented...  Website

Event turns nasty for Native American students

A trip to the Civic Center to see a Rush hockey game was meant to be fun for 5th through 8th grade students from American Horse School who had earned the trip through an after school program. But the event on Saturday night turned ugly in the third period when chaperone Justin Poor Bear said several men from the VIP suite above began harassing the students seated below. Poor Bear said the men were verbally abusive using racial epithets and...  Website

Enbridge defends northern route for pipeline

Pipeline operator Enbridge Energy on Tuesday defended its proposal to build a northern Minnesota crude oil pipeline in the face of persistent suggestions by state agencies that another route, farther south, might be better. Company executives testified during the first day of a trial-like evidentiary hearing before a regulatory judge in St. Paul. Critics of the $2.6 billion project have questioned whether the line needs to be built Up North, an...  Website

First tribal-owned Taco Bell set to open on Morongo Indian Reservation

CABAZON, Calif. - Believed to be the first tribally owned Taco Bell in the nation, a new quick-serve restaurant is slated to open on the Morongo Indian Reservation on Tuesday, February...  Website

FTC Announces Settlement with Online Payday Lenders

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced a settlement with two online payday lenders to resolve charges that they violated the FTC Act, the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). The settlement, which the FTC is calling its largest recovery in a payday lending case, requires the lenders to pay a $21 million judgment and waive approximately $285 million in charges that were assessed but not...  Website

Dayton releases budget plan

ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants Minnesota to collect and spend more than $40 billion from state taxpayers in the next two years, without a general tax increase. As always for Dayton, key in his budget proposal he was releasing today is increasing education funding, this year with a focus on expanding early-childhood...  Website

Dayton budget blueprint earmarks most of state spending increase for education

Minnesota schools and young families win big under the $42 billion budget proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday, with most new spending going to education. The budget, which sets Dayton’s main priorities for the next two years, would, if approved by the Legislature, amount to a nearly 20 percent increase in total state spending since he took office. That spending increase, as well as some of Dayton’s priorities, drew immediate criticism...  Website

Unhappy with first response, Sen. Al Franken pushes Uber again on privacy

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday fired off another letter to Uber headquarters in San Francisco, asking the ride-sharing company to further clarify its privacy policies. This is the second time Minnesota's junior senator has pushed the company to be more transparent about how it stores and uses millions of consumers rider...  Website

White House dropping proposal to reduce tax benefits of college savings plans amid backlash

WASHINGTON — The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made the proposal last week as part of his State of the Union address. It was part of Obama's plan to consolidate and simplify a sometimes confusing array of tax breaks for college...  Website

Council members voice concerns about effects of state budget deficit on Navajo Nation

PHOENIX - On Jan. 20 Navajo Nation Speaker Pro Tem Kee Allen Begay, Jr. (Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, Tselani/Cottonwood) along with 14 members of the Navajo Nation Council met with members of the Arizona State Legislature to discuss issues affecting the Navajo Nation. The delegates met with Sen. Carlyle Begay (Dist. 7), chair of the House Health Committee Rep. Heather Carter (Dist. 15), and Sen. Bob Worsley (Dist. 25),...  Website

HOUSE MAJORITY CALLS ON GOVERNOR TO BRING NEW IDEAS FORWARD

St. Paul- Governor Mark Dayton presented his budget for 2016-17 on Tuesday including a $6.839 billion increase in all-funds spending over the current biennium and more than $903 million increase in all taxes for the biennium. “While I am relieved to see some areas we can find common ground, like reading programs for elementary students, it was uninspiring to see Governor Dayton resort to taking more money from hardworking Minnesotans. As we...

Bonita Evelyn Burns

Bonita Evelyn Burns January 2, 1976 - Saturday, January 24, 2015 WAKES...Wednesday, January 28th beginning at 6:00 P.M. at The Church of Blessed Kateri in Minneapolis. Further Wake will be held on Thursday, January 29th beginning at 3:00 P.M. at The Red Lake Communtiy Center in Red Lake. Interment will be held on Friday, Janaury 30th at The Episcopal Cemetery in Red...

CPR Training - Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM

CPR Training - Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 9:00 AM Oshkiimaajitahdah in Redby AND IF Time Permits: 1st Aid Training until 4PM Call: 679-3350 or Deanna 679-3316 If you have any...

MALT SHOP MANAGER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** MALT SHOP MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: January 24, 2015 CLOSES: February 06, 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: ...

Dayton's budget priority is boosting early ed

Minnesotans have always had big hearts for little children and learning. On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton advanced a $42 billion, 2016-17 biennial budget that invites a politically divided Legislature to put more state money where those hearts are. More than half of a forecast $1 billion increase in state tax collections in the coming two years would go to children and their education, under the budget plan the DFL governor sent to the Legislature...  Website