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Strong storms hit southern, central Minnesota, bringing tornadoes and heavy rain

Summer storms hit southern and central Minnesota on Wednesday, bringing reports of at least five tornadoes, torrential rain and flooding. By 10 p.m., severe weather had passed, but a flash-flood warning remained in effect for Carver, Scott and Hennepin counties until 11:15 p.m. http://www.startribune.com/strong-storms-hit-southern-central-minnesota-bringing-tornadoes-h...

Davis Rosebear, Sr. Family Thank You

The family of: Davis Rosebear, Sr. acknowledges with grateful appreciation all the kind expressions of sympathy. It will always be remembered. Cora &...

Bemidji Pioneer: Red Lake man pleads not guilty to burglary

BEMIDJI—A Red Lake man accused of entering a woman's house, punching her in the face and stealing her purse pleaded not guilty to a first-degree burglary charge Monday. Court documents say Derek Jon Paddy, 21, was arrested June 21, three days after the burglary was reported. David Cook, Jr., 20, of Bemidji, was also arrested and charged with first-degree burglary. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4313453-red-lake-man-pleads...

Bemidji Pioneer: March held in Bemidji against white supremacy

BEMIDJI—More than 100 people marched down Bemidji's main drag Wednesday evening, holding signs and chanting, in response to a racist rally in Virginia this past weekend that left one woman dead. Three Bemidji activists planned Wednesday's "Unite Against Hate" rally after events in Charlottesville, Va., saturated headlines around the country. Colbi Ikola, Nate Larson and Dan Gannon wanted to combat local racism, both open and subtle. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4313470-unite-against-hate-march-held-bemidji-aga...

Take a Kid Fishing and Bird House events at Ponemah School last year

Take A Kid Fishing This past summer those 4th - 8th Grade students enrolled in the Summer School program at Ponemah School had the opportunity to take part in the annual Take A Kid Fishing event, which was held for the 31st year down in Bemidji. Students from Ponemah have attended this event for several years now. It continues to grow in numbers, with 35 students making the trip this year! Two students get paired up and are then assigned a fishing guide for the day. The kids spend the entire...

FDLTCC RECEIVES WINHEC ACCREDITATION

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has received accreditation by the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium. After publishing a comprehensive self-study document and hosting an intensive campus site visit in April 2017, the official recommendation for ten-year unconditional accreditation was awarded to Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College during the annual meeting of World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) member schools in Toronto, Canada, in early August. Now deemed to have met the criteria...

Groundbreaking Ceremony held for new Red Lake Retail Center - P3

RED LAKE - A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the new Red Lake Retail Center on Monday, August 14, 2017, at their new location across the street from the current one, commonly referred to as the Red Lake Trading Post. At a cost of $10.2 million dollars, the new 27,000-square-foot project has been in the making for many years and will replace the smaller Red Lake Foods. It will also have a new laundromat, a new deli, a Subway restaurant and the gas pumps in front of their old store will be...

Farmers' Almanac predicts rough winter ahead

The 2018 edition of the Farmers' Almanac is out this week, and it predicts a rough winter ahead. The publication called the 2017-2018 winter "The Cold, The Dry, The Wet and the Wild" on their winter outlook page. http://www.kare11.com/news/nation-world/farmers-almanac-predicts-rough-wint...

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES ACTIONS TO STRENGTHEN PUBLIC SAFETY IN INDIAN COUNTRY

Opioid Awareness Trainings in Alaska and California Starting This Week WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced recent developments under the Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety to strengthen law enforcement and public safety in Indian country, including the continued expansion of a program that gives tribes access to federal crime data, addressing the opioid crisis, serving victims of sex trafficking, and strengthening investigations into crimes against children. “We have listened to the concerns of tribal law...

National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to American Indian Tribes and Alaskan Native Groups

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Park Service announced the award of $517,471 in Tribal Heritage grants to 14 American Indian and Native Alaskan organizations to support the protection of America's native cultures. Projects funded by these grants will document histories, preserve traditional and performing arts, conduct surveys of historical and archeological sites, protect historic properties, and provide education and training for participants of historic preservation programs. "These inspiring projects help connect people with traditions...

Family appreciation Dinner for Grace White

The White/Prentice family hosted a "potluck" dinner for Grace White on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at the New Redby Center. Grace is scheduled to be in Denver for school on August...

Chickasaw student on quest to conduct orchestra

REDLANDS, Calif. – A mid-19th century Bohemian conductor and composer is inspiring a Chickasaw graduate student to pursue a career center stage conducting a full symphony orchestra. Austin Davis is a second-year grad student at the University of Redlands and will earn a master's degree in music-conducting in spring 2018. Several composers are cited for their influence, but it is Gustav Mahler who tweaks Davis' interest – and aspirations – in spite of stark differences between them....

"Hell Week" begins as Red Lake Warrior Football Team has first practice of season - P3

RED LAKE - "Hell Week" began for Red Lake High School Varsity football players on Monday, August 14, 2017, as almost 30 students took to the field for their first practice of the season. The players did a lot of running and conditioning on their first outing, and it will get a lot tougher in days to follow, as their first game is their home opener on September 1, 2017 against Badger-Greenbush-Middle River at 4 PM. After that they will be on the road to Cass Lake on September 8th and...

Co-Ed Youth 8-13 Year-Old Softball Tournament held to Kick off Community Health Day - P16

A Co-Ed Youth 8-13 Year-Old Softball Tournament was held on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to Kick off Community Health Days in Red Lake. The Health Fair is on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Red Lake Humanities Center. These events are coordinated and sponsored by Red Lake Comprehensive Health...

First Nations girls signed to elite U.S. hockey program

From the reserve to the big city: Eight First Nations girls are heading to Boston Massachusetts to play elite hockey. The girls hail from Pimicikamak (Cross Lake), Norway House Cree Nation, Berens River First Nation, Birdtail Souix First Nation and Naotkamegwanning First Nation, which is in northwestern Ontario. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/first-nations-girls-...

Uptown Diner fires 2 workers photographed wearing Nazi uniforms

A Minneapolis restaurant has fired two employees who appeared in photos wearing Nazi apparel and displaying white supremacy paraphernalia, an announcement on the restaurant’s Facebook page said. The Uptown Diner released the two employees after it became aware of the photos, which were making the rounds Tuesday on Facebook. http://www.startribune.com/uptown-diner-fires-2-workers-photographed-wearing-nazi...

White Earth tribes hopes hemp project will be successful

There’s a lot of expectation invested in a few acres of hemp growing on a hill overlooking the small town of Callaway on the edge of the White Earth Reservation. “I’m kinda nervous,” said tribal secretary-treasurer Tara Mason. “I don’t think I’ve been this concerned about how a crop is doing on White Earth until we planted these.” http://www.crookstontimes.com/news/20170816/white-earth-tribes-hopes-hemp-projec...

HOUSE CAPITAL INVESTMENT COMMITTEE TO TOUR ITASCA STATE PARK

WHO: Rep. Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook, and members of the House Capital Investment Committee. Rep. Grossell invited members of the committee to tour the Itasca State Park to learn more about the proposed bonding project and its impact on the surrounding communities. WHAT: A tour of the Itasca State Park. Members will tour the Park and hear more about the needed bonding projects. WHERE: Itasca State Park Exact meeting Location TBD, please contact George Damian if interested WHEN: 8:55AM, Thursday, August 17, 2017 Members of the press should...

Trump increasingly isolated as business panels dismantled

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. With corporate chieftains fleeing, Trump took to Twitter to explain the exodus on his own terms. http://www.startribune.com/trump-increasingly-isolated-as-business-panels-d...

Tribal Council re-elects officers

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council re-elected Speaker Joe Byrd, Deputy Speaker Victoria Vazquez and Secretary Frankie Hargis to their offices during Tuesday night's monthly council meeting, the first since five re-elected members of the board and four new ones were sworn in on Monday. As speaker, Byrd will continue presiding over the tribal council as its president. Byrd and Vazquez will serve in their capacities for the length of their terms on the council, while the secretary is elected yearly. http://www.tahlequahdailypre...

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Make it 'Faster and Easier' for Native American Students to get into College

Sacramento, CA – More than one in three Native American kids live in poverty, and 22 percent ages 25 and older have not finished high school, the lowest of any racial/ethnic demographic group across all schools. Only 13 percent of Native Americans have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to 29 percent of the US population. In response, Senator Mike McGuire has successfully advanced a bill that takes this issue head on and provides priority registration at California Community Colleges to Native American students who live in...

Bond Set In Forest County For Tribal Chair

Bond was set Wednesday in Forest county court for Mole Lake Sokaogon Tribal Chair Chris McGhesick, charged with felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct. A complaint was filed July 17 after a person alleged McGeshick slammed him against a wall at the Sokaogon Chippewa Tribal Offices on June 29. http://wxpr.org/post/bond-set-forest...

Patsy Jane Beaulieu

Patsy Jane Beaulieu December 13, 1942 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 74) Patsy Jane Beaulieu, 74 years young, went home on August 14, 2017 from Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota. She was born in Red Lake, MN on December 13, 1942 to Julia (Martin) and Joseph Dick, Sr. Patsy was born and raised in Redby by her Grandma Jane Martin. After high school, she worked several different jobs. Patsy provided physical therapy to many patients at Red Lake IHS, she was a bus driver for Red Lake ISD #38 and the...

Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson

Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson July 18, 1933 - August 15, 2017 Isabelle "Bug" Joyce Thompson, 84, of Rice Lake, MN, died on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Cornerstone Nursing and Rehab in Bagley, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Samuel Memorial Episcopal Church in Nay Tah Waush, MN with Reverend Jackie Bernacchi officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, August 18, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the church in Nay...

Irene C. Sullivan

Irene C Sullivan (September 23, 1939 - August 15, 2017) Irene Sullivan, age 77, of Waubun, MN, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at her home. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at the St. Anne's Catholic Church in Naytahwaush, MN. A time of gathering will be held one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be in St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery in...

6th Annual Walleye Cook Off - Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 - 3 PM

6th Annual Walleye Cook Off - Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 - 3 PM Red Lake...

Healing Ceremony & Sweat Lodge - Sunday, August 20th - 5 pm

Open to the Community Healing Ceremony & Sweat Lodge - Sunday, August 20th - 5 pm Hosted by: Red Lake Family & Children Services & Ronald Cobenais Traditional Feast to Follow Red Lake Family & Children Services (218) 679-2122 or Ron (218)...

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing Event - Wednesday August 23rd, 2017

Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing Event Date: Wednesday August 23rd, 2017 Location: Fuller's Lake Ages: 6 to 12 Time: 10 to 2 Lunch, Fishing Rods, and Bait will be provided. We would like to thank the following sponsors, without their support this would not be possible: Red Lake Tribal Council Red Lake Trading Post Old Dutch Potato Chips Red Lake Conservation Department...

Final Call for opening exhibit at the Miikanan Gallery at Watermark Art Center

BEMIDJI, MN – The Miikanan Gallery is seeking Indigenous artists and writers to submit work to be considered for exhibition at their grand opening event in the Watermark Art Center. All forms of art will be considered, including photography, painting, fiber art, mixed media, poetry, sculpture and more. The exhibit, titled Aazhoomon, is tentatively scheduled to open November 2017. Submitted work should reflect the title of the exhibition. They are seeking broad interpretations of the following concept: Converge: Come from different...

Ponemah Back To School Fest - August 30, 12 Noon - Ponemah School

Ponemah Back To School Fest - August 30, 12 Noon - Ponemah School Questions call Ponemah Outpatient at 554-7425 Volunteers needed! SPONSORED BY: Ponemah Outpatient, Red Lake School District & Abinoojiiyag Noojimoo Wigamig (Childrens Healing...

Red Lake Nation Fair & Pow Wow - Parade

Red Lake Nation Fair & Pow Wow - Parade Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 11 AM Take...

LEAD NURSE (RN) - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LEAD NURSE (RN) CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Open: August 15, 2017 Closing: August 29, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the management and programmatic oversight for all aspects of nursing services to ensure patients with opiate use disorders receive safe, reliable and compassionate medical care. Reports to Clinic Supervisor - Medication Assisted Recovery Services (MARS), full-time with benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: •...

LABORER - RED LAKE SANITATION

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LABORER SANITATION Open: August 15, 2017 Closing: August 29, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform routine heavy physical labor work efficiently at the Sanitation working sites, reports to Director, full-time with benefits, salary; $12.00 hourly. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: • Know, understand and implement standardized policies and procedures • Able to move heavy equipment, and supplies either manually or using other industrial equipment at each site...

LABORER - RED LAKE SANITATION

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LABORER SANITATION Open: August 15, 2017 Closing: August 29, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform routine heavy physical labor work efficiently at the Sanitation working sites, reports to Director, full-time with benefits, salary; $12.00 hourly. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: • Know, understand and implement standardized policies and procedures • Able to move heavy equipment, and supplies either manually or using other industrial equipment at each site...

RECEPTIONIST - OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH (NEW BEGINNINGS)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT RECEPTIONIST OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH (NEW BEGINNINGS) Open: August 16, 2017 Closing: September 22, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. POSITION SUMMARY: To perform Receptionist duties; Customer Service is the priority whether in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries, direct visitors, and maintaining employee and department directories. Reports directly to Office Manager and Executive Director, full-time position, w/benefits, salary; $10.00 hourly. ESSENTIAL...

PROJECT DIRECTOR - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT PROJECT DIRECTOR CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Open: August 16, 2017 Closing: August 31, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION To be responsible for the overall administration of the Program in terms of planning, budgeting, organizing, developing human services and evaluating in accordance with federal, state, county and local standard guidelines and regulations, Reports to Executive Director, full-time w/benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES • Administers,...

SUPERVISOR – INDIAN & FREE PREVENTION/TREATMENT - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SUPERVISOR – INDIAN & FREE PREVENTION/TREATMENT CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Open: August 16, 2017 Closing: August 31, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION To be responsible for the overall administration of the Program in terms of planning, budgeting, organizing, developing human services and evaluating in accordance with federal, state, county and local standard guidelines and regulations. Reports to Executive Director, full-time w/benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL...

Learning from history to see why the Donald Trump presidency is over

The Trump presidency ended yesterday. “… Not all of those people were neo-Nazis, believe me. Not all of those people were white supremacists, by any stretch. Those people were also there because they wanted to protest the taking down of a statue, Robert E. Lee,” Donald J. Trump said. “I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned, totally. But you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists, OK? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly.”...

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