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California wildfires destroy buildings, force evacuations

CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. — Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. The Pawnee Fire that broke out Saturday near the community of Clearlake Oaks has destroyed 12 buildings and threatened an additional 600 as it...

Patients sedated by ketamine were enrolled in Hennepin Healthcare study

Brittany Buckley woke up with a tube in her throat and a lot of questions. She remembered the alcohol and the officers in her apartment, but somehow an entire day had passed since then. Now she was restrained to a hospital bed. http://www.startribune.com/patients-sedated-by-ketamine-were-enrolled-in...

BP: Aas places at Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen Pageant

Britta Aas of Bemidji recently placed third runner up at Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen Pageant. She also won the Preliminary Talent Award and Miss Congeniality. She will receive $550 in scholarships and is the daughter of Jeff and Julie Aas. She is pictured with...

INCREASE IN SCAM ACTIVITY

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has seen a significant increase in scam calls targeting citizens in Beltrami County. Many of these scam calls are being conducted over the telephone with sophisticated tactics to impersonate a legitimate authority. These scammers represent themselves as the IRS, utility...

$5,500 Grants Available for Native Youth Programs Completing Brief Survey

REMINDER: First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is conducting a national survey to collect information about the overall landscape of organizations and entities serving Native American youth. When completed, the survey findings will contribute to...

Adult Bingo held at new Redby Center - P3

REDBY - On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Adult Bingo was held at the new Redby Center beginning at 1 PM. Everyone was invited and light snacks were provided to...

Rain and Thunder doesn't stop Redby Spring Fling - P6

Redby's Annual Spring Fling saw rain and thunder, and tents were almost blown over but that didn't stop the organizers. Everything was moved to the new Redby Center. Rib Contest Winners: Ann Auginash 1st Tom Charnoski 2nd Justin Donnell 3rd Shelley May 4th FryBread...

Thank You Little Rock - Community Cookout held at Little Rock Ball Field - P8

LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT - A "Thank You Littlerock" Community Cookout was held at the Little Rock Ball Field at 6 PM on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Everyone was welcome and several men, women and children attended, where there was lots of food and visiting. The event was...

2018 Red Lake High School Graduation - P16

The 2018 Red Lake High School Graduation was held at RLHS at 1 PM on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Graduates: Todd J. Barrett, Jr., Alysha Rose Beaulieu, Anthony M. Benais, Quinten W. Chaboyea, Lailah Laurelle Cloud, Verdell X. Cook, Cassidy Lynn Defoe, Alexis R....

2018 Seven Clans Casino Pow Wow held May 25-27 at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls - P20

2018 Seven Clans Casino Pow Wow held May 25-27, 2018 at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls Seven Clans Powwow 2018 Committee Singing Contest 1st: 1416 pts. The Boyz $8000 2nd: 1400 pts. Sharpshooter $6000 3rd: 1372 Pts. WarPaint $4000 4th: 1295 pts. Ndn Creek...

What Smoke Signals Means 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago, director Chris Eyre directed and co-produced Smoke Signals, a coming of age story featuring Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer, and American Indian Movement (AIM) activist John Trudell. Although it might now make us uncomfortable that the screenplay and the book were written by...

PBS Announces NATIVE AMERICA, New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018

PASADENA, Calif. — PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced NATIVE AMERICA , a new four-part series from Providence Pictures that will premiere Fall 2018 on PBS stations nationwide. Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by...

Immigrant children forcibly injected with drugs, lawsuit claims

President Donald Trump’s zero tolerance policy stands to create a zombie army of children forcibly injected with medications that make them dizzy, listless, obese and even incapacitated, according to legal filings that show immigrant children in U.S. custody subdued with powerful psychiatric drugs. Children held at...

1st Annual DAVIS ROSEBEAR SR. CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

1st Annual DAVIS ROSEBEAR SR. CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Labor Day weekend @ Red Lake Ball fields Tournament on Sept. 1st, 2018, Championship Game on Sept. 2nd, 2018 Registration fee is $150.00 to be paid in full at time of registration. 1st PLACE: $1,000 + TROPHY,...

Lady Warriors Softball Team wins first home game of season against Laporte 13-3 in five innings - P31

Lady Warriors Softball Team wins first home game of season against Laporte 13-3 in five innings Junior Varsity loses their game...

Youth lacrosse festival in Down East Maine pays tribute to sport's tribal roots

Modern-day lacrosse is relatively new to Maine, on display at several small colleges and an increasing number of high schools in central and southern parts of the state. But 31-year-old Corey Hinton is taking the game back to those whose descendants played the original version of the sport centuries ago, often as a...

Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card...

Bill Spurs Buzz on Banking Services to Marijuana Businesses

Federal efforts to reduce the restrictions placed on cannabis businesses that operate legally under state law are picking up, with new legislation proposed and indications from the administration that it will let states take the lead with regard to enforcement. The bipartisan legislation would amend the Controlled...

Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge. The American Civil Liberties Union said in response that such a step would be illegal and violate the Constitution that Trump swore...

Trump Mockingly Apologized to Pocahontas' Memory at Campaign Rally in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — While campaigning Saturday in Las Vegas, President Donald Trump mockingly apologized to the memory of Pocahontas. The president was in Las Vegas campaigning for Senator Dean Heller, who is seeking re-election in November. Trump’s mention of Pocahontas came as he referenced today’s stop at the Nevada...

Sen. Udall: Climate Change Poses 'Grave Threat' to Traditional Subsistence Practiaces in Indian Country

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined committee Chairman John Hoeven (R-N.D.) in leading an oversight hearing entitled “Keep What You Catch: Promoting Traditional Subsistence Activities in Native Communities.” In his opening statement,...

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