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REGION 8 SUPERINTENDENTS' DAY AT THE CAPITOL

Beltrami County Deputy & Bemidji Police Officer receive life-saving award

Beltrami County Deputy Sheriff Brian Birt and Bemidji Police Officer Zachary Ruport were recognized on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 by the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association at a ceremony that was held at the Riverfront Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota by receiving the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association Lifesaving Award. Birt and Ruport were nominated for the lifesaving award by Bemidji police...

Fond du Lac reversal

Lake Vermilion’s reputation as one of the state’s premier walleye lakes dodged a potential bullet this past week, thanks to the efforts of the Bois Forte Tribal Council. As first reported by the Timberjay last Friday, Bois Forte officials met with members of the Fond du Lac Tribal Council on April 16 and urged them to reverse their plans to net walleye on Vermilion this year. Bois Forte officials were clearly in the best position to make...

Burglary Reported at Wilton Liquor Store-Investigation is on-going

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at approximately 8:00 AM., the Beltrami County Sheriff’s office 911 center received a phone call from the proprietor of the Wilton Liquor Store, located at 284 Spirit Ave., Northwest, Wilton, Minnesota, reporting that the business had been entered and burglarized. The city of Wilton is located approximate 5 miles west of the city of Bemidji. Beltrami County deputies responded to the scene and conducted a...

Tribal Council Meets with the Youth of the Nation

On Monday, April 2015, from 9:15 to about 11:30 a.m., the Red Lake Tribal Council met with the youth of the Nation at the Red Lake Middle School. During the "Chairman's Community Meetings" held in all districts the Tribal Council indicated they would meet with youth to get their perspective on the issues before the tribe as well. As with the community meetings, students grade six through twelve...

Time Out Pow Wow 2015 in Grand Forks, ND - P5

Time Out Pow Wow 2015 in Grand Forks, ND Photographs by Darchelle Strong and Lisa M....

Sacred Journey - Elder/Child Abuse Prevention Walk held in Red Lake - P6

The Sacred Journey - Elder/Child Abuse Prevention Walk was held on Thursday, April 16th starting at the Red Lake Family & Children Services Parking Lot and ending at the Red Lake Senior Apartments. There were educational resources, connections, workshops, health care and crafts at the Red Lake Casino from 9 AM - 3 PM The Walk in Honor of Children will take place in the Schools with the...

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club has Family Fun Night - P6

As part of the Boys & Girls Club National Week, the Red Lake Boys & Girls Club held activities throughout the month of April. To date they have held Prize Bingo, Clothes for Kids/Pizza for Parents, and on Thursday, April 16, 2015 held Family Fun Night from 5 PM - 9 PM. Activities still planed include: Sunday April 19th - Mother/Daughter Craft Day/Pot Luck - 1:00 PM Please bring photos for ...

Easter Egg Hunt held in Redby - P15

An Easter Egg hunt was held in the Redby Community on Saturday, April 4, 2015 starting at 11 AM. The Redby Community Board and Coordinator would like to thank the Red Lake Youth Council members and the volunteers for helping with the Redby Easter Egg Hunt that took place April 4th at the Redby Ball Fields. Also would like to say a big THANK YOU to Red Lake Housing Authority and Red Lake Chemical...

2015 Red Lake State of the Band - P20

Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. presented the 2015 Red Lake State of the Band on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Red Lake Humanities Center. Full speech on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com...

2015 Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow - P22

The Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow 2015 was held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Early Childhood Center in Red Lake. New Head Start Brave and Princess 2015-16 - Sylas Perkins and AveriAuna...

Red Lake Girls Softball Team falls to Nevis

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 goes to 1-2 with 12-1 loss to Lake of the Woods - P6

Red Lake goes to 1-2 with 12-1 loss to Lake of the Woods on Thursday, April 16,...

Red Lake Girls come up short in Home Opener with WHA, 12-8 - P8

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

Red Lake Loses Home Opener to Blackduck - P11

The Red Lake Warriors Baseball Team had their home opener on Thursday, April 9, 2015, losing to the Blackduck Drakes. Red Lake's Junior High Team also fell to Blackduck. Red Lake is now 0-2 on the season, having lost to Laporte on Tuesday, 9-8. Red Lake will travel to Cass Lake on April 14th, Lake of the Woods on April 16th, and Northome/Keiliher on April 23rd. Schedule: http:/...

Red Lake Warriors fail to close in 59-55 loss to Maranatha Christian in State Tournament - P28

From KKCQ Radio Fosston Class A State Quarterfinal – Red Lake 55 vs. Maranatha Christian 59 Red Lake started out the game firing, led by Russell Kingbird's 15 points at half time. The Warriors led 36-24 at halftime but Maranatha slowly came back, gaining momentum while taking advantage of missed shots and some key Red Lake turnovers midway through the second half and late in the game. Free...

Red Lake Warriors Send Off to State Tournament - P30

Red Lake Warriors Send Off to State Tournament on Wednesday, March 11,...

U.S. maps quakes from oil activity

In its first comprehensive assessment of earthquakes believed to be caused by human activity, the U.S. Geological Survey unveiled a map Thursday identifying 17 regions with significant levels of “induced seismicity,” mostly from oil and gas drilling. By far the hardest-hit are two areas centered in Oklahoma, the report says, one in the northern part of the state, extending into southern Kansas, and the other stretching from the center of...

REGION 8 SUPERINTENDENTS' DAY AT THE CAPITOL

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, many Superintendents from Region 8 spent the day at the State Capitol lobbying for our students and schools. We had an aggressive schedule and met with the following legislators and educational leaders: Breakfast with Commissioner Brenda Cassellius; Valerie Dosland, MASA Lobbying; and Gary Amoroso, MASA Director. Representatives: Paul Marquardt, Debra Kiel, John...

Minnesota Senate approves gun-silencer measure despite Dayton's veto threat

The DFL-led Minnesota Senate approved a measure legalizing gun silencers Thursday night, risking a showdown with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton who just hours before sent legislators a letter threatening to veto the provision. “Nowhere in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution does it refer to the right to bear a silencer,” Dayton wrote in the letter. “To allow gunshots to be silenced increases the danger to law enforcement...

Gov. Dayton declares state of emergency over bird flu outbreak

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency over a bird flu outbreak that has killed more than 2.5 million turkeys in Minnesota and has for the first time this week stricken a Minnesota chicken farm. The governor’s order activates an emergency operations plan to support the state’s response to the epidemic. It also calls for National Guard personnel to be ordered to duty as needed, but the governor is not calling up troops. Minnesota...

After a year of railing against it, Sen. Al Franken relieved Comcast dropped bid to buy Time Warner

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he was relieved to hear that Comcast was dropping its bid to buy Time Warner Cable. Franken, a Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, has been angry about the bid since the beginning, saying it will only make service more expensive and competition worse for consumers. He pushed federal regulators and the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission to oppose the deal. Just last week,...

New Navajo Nation president outlines his administration's plans

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The morning after winning the Navajo Nation presidency, Russell Begaye spoke about his administration's plans for the future in a press conference outside his campaign headquarters in Window Rock, Ariz. The president-elect and his running mate, Jonathan Nez, received 25,745 votes in Tuesday's special election, defeating candidate Joe Shirley Jr. and his running mate, Dineh Benally, who received 15,439, according to the...

After hearing on poor state of Indian schools, Rep. John Kline doesn't know whether to laugh or cry

WASHINGTON — Across the country, half the schools serving Indian students are dilapidated, and achievement rates among the students are lower than traditional public school kids, panelists told a U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee hearing Wednesday. GOP Rep. John Kline, who chairs the committee, hosted the hearing after visiting Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota earlier this month....

Michelle Obama makes history with Native American comments

First Lady Michelle Obama brought national attention to Native American issues this month. And it only took acknowledging the truth left out of American history books. Earlier this month, she delivered a speech at the Creating Opportunities for Native Youth White House convening, stating, “Folks in Indian Country didn’t just wake up one day with addiction problems. Poverty and violence didn’t just randomly happen to this community. These...

Local Transportation Officials testified before Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Wednesday

(Washington, D.C.) — The Director of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Transportation Department and the Chief Engineer of the Wyoming Department of Transportation testified Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. “Big John” Smith and Delbert McOmie, respectively, appeared at the “Tribal Transportation: Pathways to Safer Roads in Indian Country” oversight hearing. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso is the chairman of...

Bill Funding Native Language Programs Passes

A bill making Montana the second state in the nation to provide funds for Native language immersion programs in public schools passed in the legislature today. Sponsored by Democratic Senator Jonathan Windy Boy from the Rocky Boy Reservation, reverses the state’s historic policies, which punished Native American students for speaking their languages in the public schools. Hawai’i is the only other state that provides funding for Native...

Juliette Dietz

Juliette Dietz (July 30, 1944 - April 21, 2015) Juliette Fay Dietz, age 70, of Waubun, MN, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Mahnomen Health Center, Mahnomen, MN. No Services will be...

Ernestine Fairbanks-Day

Ernestine Fairbanks-Day Born: Tue., Mar. 2, 1954 Died: Wed., Apr. 22, 2015 Visitation 5:00 PM Fri., Apr. 24, 2015 Location: Onigum Community Center Funeral Service 11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 25, 2015 Location: St. John's Episcopal Church Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

1st ANNUAL RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNEY

1st ANNUAL RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE FUNDRAISER GOLF TOURNEY You Are Invited Friday, June 19, 2015 At Castle Highlands Golf Course 9am or 1pm Tee Times • Good Payouts for ALL THREE (3) Flights of Winning Teams! • 1st Place: $1,000 - 3 Winning Teams! • 2nd Place: $ 750 - 3 Winning Teams! • 3rd Place: $ 500 - 3 Winning Teams! • 4 Person Scramble – Best Ball • Longest Drives, Closest to...

RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE FIRST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIPS

RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE FIRST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT - TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIPS FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015 - CASTLE HIGHLANDS GOLF COURSE Platinum Sponsor - $5,000  Special recognition in all promotion & at event;  Golf Tournament Entry Fees for four teams;  Recognition on RLNC website & newsletter;  Acknowledgement on RLNC Donor Recognition Wall;  Recognition via RLNC Social...

10 On-Call Program Assistants - Red Lake/Ponemah Boys & Girls Club

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 10 On-Call Program Assistants Unit 1: Red Lake – 5 positions Unit 2: Ponemah – 5 positions Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club OPEN: Until Filled. (Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club is creating an On-Call List to help out at Club when short staffed.) Position Summary: Supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education,...

Here's a budget plan for education to help all Minnesota students

Well-educated students are directly tied to Minnesota’s future success. That’s a key reason why the Star Tribune Editorial Board continues to beat the drum for closing the state’s unacceptable achievement gaps. At the beginning of this legislative session, we said lawmakers should focus on proven strategies to meet that goal — including improved instruction, quality preschool, and support services for children and families. To that end,...