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Franken campaigns in Red Lake, White Earth

Franken campaigns in Red Lake, White Earth

RED LAKE -- U.S. Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., along with Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., visited two northern Minnesota American Indian reservations on Sunday. In Red Lake on Sunday, Franken and Tester met with the Tribal Council, followed by a brief campaign meet-and-greet for Franken, who is being challenged by businessman Mike McFadden. Tester is chair of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs....

Woman enters guilty plea in meth trafficking case

BEMIDJI -- A Minneapolis woman who attempted to bring methamphetamine to the Red Lake Indian Reservation pleaded guilty Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court to a felony drug sale charge. Delisha Rae Rodriguez, 25, is charged with felony first-degree drug sale, which carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Rodriguez was arrested in May when she and two men were en route from Minneapolis to Red Lake with 43...

RED LAKE PHARMACY TO PARTICIPATE IN PHARMACY WEEK

Red Lake Hospital will be observing Pharmacy Week October 20-24, 2014. The goal of the week is to promote the vital role pharmacists and pharmacy technicians play in providing you safe and effective medication therapy. Red Lake Pharmacy employs thirteen highly trained pharmacists and eight skilled pharmacy technicians. Many of our patients are not aware of what pharmacy staff does. The practice...

IHS addresses data breach by contract physician at three facilities

On August 25, 2014, the Indian Health Service (IHS) Bemidji Area determined that a physician employed by a staffing company under contract with the IHS had improperly accessed protected health information from three IHS facilities. The three facilities affected are the Fort Yates Service Unit in the IHS Great Plains Area, the Cass Lake Service Unit in the IHS Bemidji Area, and the Crow Service Unit in the IHS Billings Area. The data breach...

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis - P8

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis on Monday, October 13,...

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis - P9

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis on Monday, October 13,...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P33

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 - P34

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...

Body found in Mahnomen County

The body of an unidentified man was found in Thursday afternoon in the village of Naytahwaush, Minn. Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department said the body was found shortly after 5:50 p.m., Thursday. The body was taken to the Grand Forks County coroner’s office to determine a positive identification and cause of death, according to the report. The sheriff’s office did not speculate as to whether or not the body could be that of 31-year-old...

Cass Lake man sentenced in kidnapping case

BELTRAMI COUNTY -- A Cass Lake man was sentenced to eight years in prison for kidnapping and false imprisonment, but will only spend 321 days in the Beltrami County Jail. Robert Joseph Jones, 33, was convicted Wednesday in Beltrami County District Court on two counts of felony kidnapping and two counts of false imprisonment. Jones was sentenced to eight years in the Minnesota Correctional...

10 things you can do right now to live longer

If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never let yourself get those nasty...  Website

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P5

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 - P6

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 - P7

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 - P22

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 - P23

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 - P24

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...

Gov. Mark Dayton: Standing by his record

At a labor convention in a St. Paul hotel this fall, Gov. Mark Dayton sounded boastful as he rattled off the accomplishments of his first term. From his signature income tax hike on the rich, to expanding kindergarten access and freezing tuition at public colleges, to raising the minimum wage, legalizing gay marriage and building a new Vikings stadium, Dayton flaunted a record that, agree with it or not, was ambitious by any...  Website

2 tribes involved in lawsuit settlement miss deadline to open satellite election offices

GREAT FALLS, Montana — Tribal officials on the Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne reservations have missed a deadline to open satellite election offices there, after Native Americans from those reservations won a legal settlement to open the offices and improve access to early...  Website

Sleep With One Eye Open, Sandman has Entered Minn. Congressional Race

Ray “Skip” Sandman (Ojibwe) a Vietnam veteran that served two tours and worked as a union corrections officer for 25 years is now running for the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota as the Green Party candidate. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/10/16/sleep-one-eye-open-sandman-has-entered-minn-congr...

Council, No Quorum: New Dog Old Tricks?

SICANGU LAKOTA OYATE – It took only a month and a week from the date Council was sworn in to the first day they failed to make a quorum. Eight Council representatives called in and were excused for travel and other reasons. Specific details of which Council Representatives were on travel and other explanations for their absence were not provided during Council...  Website

Volunteer as a Free Tax Preparer - Free Training

WANT TO PROVIDE A GREAT SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY? Volunteer as a Free Tax Preparer Free Training CALL: 218-759-2022 FOR MORE INFORMATION North West Indian OIC 520-4th St. NW Bemidji, MN...

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Oklahoma’s relationship with tribal nations has warmed in recent decades with economic success, but tensions are rising over education funding and sales taxes. Originally the forced homeland to more than 200 Indian tribes, Oklahoma is now home to 39 of the country’s 567 federally recognized tribes and has the second largest Indian population. And while denied citizenship until 1924, now more than 10 percent of Oklahoma citizens are Indian....  Website

Suicide on Reservations and the Need for More Studies

In the wake of the tragic suicide of legendary actor/comedian Robin Williams, after the initial wave of public shock, insight and awareness of the complexities of depression began to surface. The connections between depression, substance abuse and suicide were examined by the American media like never before. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/10/19/suicide-reservations-and-need...

 
 
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