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Warriors advance with 82-66 win over Mahnomen

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Buena...

Reward posted: Who left puppy to die in burning N. Minn. trash bin?

A reward of several thousand dollars is being offered for information leading to whoever left a puppy to die in a flame-filled northern Minnesota trash bin. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced the reward Friday of up to $5,000 in connection with the case of Phoenix, the five-month-old husky mix found Feb. 20 in the garbage dump bin on the edge of a northern Minnesota reservation village. http://www.startri...

Valentine's Dance held at the Red Lake Center - P11

On Saturday, February 14, 2015 the Red Lake Community held a Valentine's Dance at the Red Lake...

Bemidji State students aim to end stigmas surrounding mental health

Feb. 27, 2015 — Bemidji State University’s Student Center for Health and Counseling will host a March 3 panel discussion on mental health awareness as part of its continuing effort to reduce the social stigma that surrounds mental health and the stigmas surrounding people who seek help for mental health-related issues. The panel will feature four BSU students and one BSU faculty member beginning at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer Hall room 100 on the...


Michael J. Davis, Chief U.S. District Judge, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon T. Huseby to the position of Part-Time United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota. Magistrate Judge Huseby took the oath of office in the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis on February 25, 2015. A formal investiture ceremony will be held at a later date. The U.S. District Judges of the...

After nearly two months, snow inches back into the forecast

Snow is ex­pect­ed to re­turn to the Twin Cities area Mon­day night. If that in­spires you to en­gage in some tra­di­tion­al out­door fun, your op­por­tuni­ties are fad­ing fast. Fish hous­es must be pulled from the ice by mid­night Mon­day in the low­er two-thirds of Minnesota.

wo MnSCU college presidents under fire

It started out as an anonymous blog to air gripes about a community college in southern...  Website

Minneapolis will soon have more cabs for disabled customers

Disabled residents in Minneapolis who need ramp-equipped taxicabs will have an easier time ­finding a ride. Five Minneapolis taxi companies have agreed to provide wheelchair-accessible service as part of a new program that is one of the country’s first.

First Nations frustrated after roundtable talks on missing, murdered women

First Nations are not happy with the results of last week's roundtable talks on missing and murdered aboriginal...  Website

Pine Ridge men convicted in breaking of man's leg Print Email

Two men from Pine Ridge have been convicted of assault and face several years in prison after a jury found them guilty of breaking a man's leg and hand during an attack in June. Wesley Running Shield, 28, and 33-year-old Michael Alford of Pine Ridge were convicted after a four-day jury trial in Rapid City on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury, according to a release from the office of U.S....

innesota History: Controversy at the Mississippi's headwaters

Never mind the 8,000-year-old flint-tipped spears that archaeologists link to nomadic tribes that hunted bison and moose near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. And forget about the 800-year-old burial mounds of the Woodland people who predated the Dakota, Ojibwe and the French fur traders — all of whom knew the ins and outs of the swampy, mosquito-infested, creeks and lakes southwest of Bemidji. http://www.startribune...

United States Must Improve Services for Indian Tribes – Government Watchdog

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The US Department of Health and Human Services must improve assistance to Indian tribes running foster programs in order to overcome resource shortages, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report on Wednesday. Read more:

Kids, trauma and justice in a Native border town

CORTEZ, Colo. - Native children experience early, unexpected and traumatic deaths at double the rates of other races, according to a 2013 Indian Law and Order Commission...  Website

Red Lake advances to Section 8A East final against Fosston

THIEF RIVER FALLS — Top-seeded Red Lake will once again be playing for the Sub-Section 8A East title. But the Warriors won’t be playing their main rival. Red Lake eased past fourth-seeded Mahnomen 82-66 Saturday afternoon at Ralph Englestad Arena in Thief River Falls, but second-seeded Cass Lake-Bena was upset, falling 63-45 against third-seeded Fosston. In the early game, the Warriors (21-5) led 46-30 at halftime, but the Indians (16-10)...

Warriors advance with 82-66 win over Mahnomen

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #4 Mahnomen 66 vs. #1 Red Lake 82 The Red Lake Warriors withstood a furious Mahnomen rally in the second half to advance in East Sub-Section 8A. The Warriors held a 46-30 lead at halftime, but Mahnomen started the second half on a 16-4 run and cut the deficit to 50-46. Red Lake was able to get back on track with a 9-2 run of their own and was...

#3 Fosston upsets #2 Cass Lake to advance 63-45

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #3 Fosston 63 vs. #2 Cass Lake-Bena 45 The Fosston Greyhounds avenged an earlier loss against the Panthers with the win Saturday afternoon at Thief River Falls. The Greyhounds held the explosive Cass Lake-Bena offense to only sixteen points in the first half as Fosston took a 28-16 lead into halftime. Lochlan Broadley scored a career high 22...

Red Lake Warriors win first round of Section 8A Quarterfinal 87-45 over Laporte - P3

From KKCQ Radio Fosston Section 8A East Quarterfinal – #8 Laporte 45 vs. #1 Red Lake 87 The Warriors had a twelve point lead at halftime, taking them a little while to get into a flow in the first round of playoffs, but once they did, great things happened. Red Lake dominated the second half and came away with a commanding win to advance to the Section 8A East Semifinals at the Ralph Engelstad...

Lady Warriors finish season 23-2 with 80-34 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley - P4

Lady Warriors finish season 23-2 with 80-34 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley Junior Averi Holthusen hits the 1000-point...

Lady Warriors JV downs Walker-Hackensack-Akley 45-32 - P4

Lady Warriors JV downs Walker-Hackensack-Akley...

Lady Warriors move to 22-2 with 67-42 win over Blackduck - P7

RED LAKE, MN - The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 5-0 lead right away, and used the full court press and fast-break offense to take a 47-13 lead at the half, and cruise to the 67-42 win. Junior Averi Holthusen needed 30 points to reach the 1000-point milestone, but came up just 11 points short. She will have that opportunity when Red Lake hosts Walker-Hackensack-Akley on Tuesday, February 24,...

Lady Warriors JV comes from behind to beat Blackduck 49-41 - P7

The Red Lake Lady Warriors JV trailed at the half 19-13, but came back in the second half to win 49-41 in Red...

Warriors down Pine River-Backus 90-79 - P11

RED LAKE, MN - The last time the Red Lake Warriors played Pine River-Backus on January 2, 2015 in Pine River, they lost 80-75. This time it was much different, as they took a halftime 49-41 lead all the way to win 90-79. In the first game Red Lake had also played without 3 of their top players. In Red Lake however, they were in full force. And although Pine River did jump out to a quick start and ...

Yakama Tribal boys come up just short against Seattle Lutheran

BELLEVUE, Wash. — After holding the upper hand for most of the game, Yakama Tribal wasn’t quite able to close things out as Seattle Lutheran rallied for a 52-49 victory in the Class 1B boys basketball regional tournament game Saturday at Bellevue Community...  Website

Native American Tribes Converge to Discuss Pot Legalization

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana...  Website

U of M receives grant to study reservation businesses

MINNEAPOLIS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced nearly $14 million in grants to support programs to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs.

Rapid City leader calls for tax on alcohol sales

RAPID CITY –– Dialog has begun between Rapid City Common Council members and members of the Rapid City Indian community that could lead to tax relief for property owners and relief from the aftermath of substance...  Website

Rep. Tom Emmer lashes out at fellow Republicans

WASHINGTON -- Mere weeks into his first term as a U.S. congressman, Republican Rep. Tom Emmer is challenging the right flank of his...  Website

Wisconsin's Walker, possible 2016 contender, admits flipping to tougher line on immigration

WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship. But now the Wisconsin Republican calls that position "amnesty" and says his view has changed.

Oglala Sioux Tribe Seeks to Take Its Governmental Spending Away from Rapid City

PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION—According to an anonymous source, Oglala Sioux Tribal officials are asking the tribal schools that normally have functions and events in Rapid City, South Dakota to boycott the city. These actions come in the aftermath of the racial incident last month involving the spraying of beer and racial slurs delivered towards 57 students from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation who attended a Rush hockey game....

Jandreau dismisses allegations in Human Rights Watch report

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Amid calls for more transparency, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Chairman Michael Jandreau is pushing back against allegations from a nonprofit group that leaders on the reservation misdirected millions of dollars in federal funding intended to help impoverished tribal...  Website

BIA officials stress Cayuga Nation must settle leadership dispute on its own

SENNETT | Leaders from the Bureau of Indian Affairs want to make it clear: The Cayuga Nation must solve its leadership dispute on its own. Two representatives from the BIA and one from the U.S. Department of Justice met with reporters Thursday in a conference set up by Cayuga County Sheriff David Gould to discuss the BIA's recent decision regarding a federal representative for the nation.

Feds tell Cayuga Indian Nation to settle bitter power struggle without U.S. interference

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A long-simmering dispute over the leadership of the Cayuga Indian Nation won't be settled anytime soon by the federal...  Website

Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting

Some more highlights from the National Congress of American Indians winter session in Washington, D.C. Leadership in Limbo Yvette Roubideaux, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, is a familiar face to many, having served as director of the Indian Health Service for four years and acting director for another two. But she appeared at National Congress of American Indians this week in a different capacity altogether. http://www.i...

Barbara Ann Gurno

Barbara Ann Gurno Born: Thu., Aug. 6, 1964 Died: Tue., Feb. 24, 2015 Barbara Ann "Barbie" Gurno, 50 years old, of Red Lake, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN. She was born on August 6, 1964, in Red Lake, the daughter of Frank A. Gurno, Sr. and Ellen (Norcross) Gurno. Barbie liked going to the casino, going for rides, being at...

Ervin James Sargent

Ervin James Sargent Born: Wed., Nov. 19, 1941 Died: Fri., Feb. 27, 2015 Ervin James Sargent, age 73, of Cass Lake, passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Sanford Hospital in Bemidji with his family by his side. Erv was born on November 19, 1941 in Nay Tah Waush, MN the son of George and Sophia (Bellanger) Sargent-Lorenson. Ervin graduated from Warroad High School in 1959. Following...

2 Program Assistants - Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Program Assistants Unit 1: Red Lake – 1 position Unit 2: Ponemah –1 position Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club OPEN: February 23, 2015 Closing: March 20, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. Position Summary: Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education, Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical...

Smart proposals to help Minnesota's Indian students

A “miigwech” and “pidamaya” — Ojibwe and Dakota for “thank you” — is in order for Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and a working group of American Indian leaders and educators convened after Star Tribunes editorials documented deplorable conditions at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School near...  Website

The fire burns yet

A few years ago, I was invited to attend a traditional Haida memorial ceremony. It was for a prominent community member in Old Masset on Haida Gwaii, off British Columbia. Before the potlatch, a friend casually mentioned a highly unusual event. When the man had died a few months earlier, a school of killer whales came into the harbour, right up close to the shoreline near his house. Killer whales were one of the deceased’s hereditary crests,...  Website

A response to the question of First Nations boarding schools

On our last show, we heard a case for boarding schools for First Nations students. Long time First Nations educator Waubageshig (Harvey McCue) argued that some aboriginal children live in "toxic environments" with overcrowding, poor nutrition, and abuse. He says those children would get the love and care they need if they were removed from home and sent to aboriginal-run boarding schools.

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