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Mini-heat wave: Northwest Minnesota experiencing higher than average temperatures this weekend

BEMIDJI—Temperatures are on the rise in Bemidji and weather experts are forecasting the trend to continue into next week. The forecasted high temperature for Friday is 49 degrees according to the National Weather Service and through Saturday and Sunday, temperatures are expected to continue their stay in the 40s. Bill Barrett, a meteorologist technician for the NWS in Grand Forks, which oversees the Bemidji area, said the warm conditions are well above the norm. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4219566-mini-heat-wa...

Sex offender moves to Bemidji

BEMIDJI-A level three sex offender has moved to the Bemidji area according to a news release from the Bemidji Police Department. Randall Dean Adams, 47, was released in 2011 but moved to Bemidji on Monday, Feb. 13. Adams is listed as homeless on a fact sheet posted to the police department's Facebook page. He was convicted of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a helpless or mentally impaired victim in 2009 in Hubbard County. Adams is described as a 5-foot-7-inch, 178-pound American...

MDA issues consumer advisory for Dukarani Food Processing products

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is issuing a consumer advisory for products produced by Dukarani Food Processing, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. An issue with two fish- and vegetable-based sauces was identified during a routine inspection. MDA cannot verify that the sauces were properly processed, making them a potential botulism risk. The inspection also identified a...

2017 Red Lake New Year's Celebration - P37

The 2017 Red Lake News Year's Celebration was held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on Saturday, December 31,...

Authorities say fiery, fatal Minn. crash one of the worst they've ever seen

PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—One of the most horrendous crash scenes area law enforcement officers said they have ever seen in their career occurred Thursday when a semitrailer and Ford truck crashed head-on, ignited into flames, and killed a driver. A 60-year-old Pequot Lakes man was killed in the crash, which was reported at 6:31 a.m. on Highway 371, south of Pequot Lakes in Sibley Township in Crow Wing County. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4219895-authorities-say-fiery-fatal-minn-crash-one-wo...

Students sign petition labeling UND president Kennedy 'unfit'

GRAND FORKS, N.D.—An online petition started by University of North Dakota students to protest the administrative approach to campus budget cuts labeled university President Mark Kennedy as "unqualified and unfit" to represent the institution. UND senior Madison Berns, a philosophy student, said she and a group of students drafted the change.org petition because they felt "our voices haven't been heard at all" in the reduction process. The petition states administrators have "kept the students in the dark about their plans to gut our...

Death of 11-day-old Minn. baby ruled homicide

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. Feb. 16. In a news release, Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said the baby died Jan. 18 at the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4219257-death-11-day-old-minn...

All-star lineup set for UNITY Midyear Conference

February 16, 2017— Mesa, Arizona— Nationally renowned trainers and presenters will kick off the UNITY Midyear Conference on Friday in Tempe, Arizona. Robert Johnston, Choctaw/Muscogee Creek, Juanita Toledo, Jemez Pueblo, Marcus “Emcee One” Guinn, Osage/Potawatomi, and Sleepyeye LaFromboise, Seneca/Dakota/Sac and Fox/Kickapoo/Potawatomi, are set to provide leadership training to more than 350 Native youth and youth advisors from around the country. The UNITY Midyear Conference, with a theme of Creating Balance through Cultural...

Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)?

Alaska and New York pay teachers nearly double the salaries of those working in Mississippi and Oklahoma, says a new study by GoBankingRates. According to the finance website, teachers in Alaska and New York are paid each year on average $77,843 and $76,953, respectively. By contrast, the averages in Mississippi and Oklahoma are $42,043 and $42,647, respectively. To be fair, many of the states with higher teacher pay also have higher costs of living. (You can use this tool to compare costs of living in different cities and states across the...

Florida officials propose pushing state testing to final three weeks of the school year

In just a couple of weeks, Florida K-12 schools will begin the grueling three-month stretch of administering mandatory statewide student assessments. But next year, those tests might not happen until the end of the school year, if lawmakers pass a proposal this spring to reform Florida's lengthy testing schedule. http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/florida-officials-propose-pushing-state-testing-to-final-th...

Army veteran gets new home in Farmington, thanks to foundation, bank

U.S. Army veteran Reid Erickson hadn’t seen so much as a photo of his new home before moving with his family to Farmington this week from Cape Coral, Fla. But it was a homecoming nonetheless Thursday when he rolled up to the property, where a crowd of relatives and well-wishers had gathered to celebrate his return to Minnesota. Applause erupted as Erickson stepped out of the U-Haul truck, humbly accepting the keys to a new split-level house while his wife, Zulma, wiped away tears. http://www.startribune.com/foundation-bank...

Lady Warriors roll over Blackduck 85-34 in last regular season home game

RED LAKE - On Thursday, February 15, the Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Blackduck Drakes. It was also Red Lake's last regular home game of their season, along with Parent Appreciation Night and Grace White being honored by General Mills by being placed on one of their boxes. After the Junior Varsity won their game 65-38, Parent Appreciation was held prior to the start of the varsity game. There, roses were presented to parents or guardians, they were given an honor song by the school drum...

Lady Warriors roll over Blackduck 85-34 in last regular season home game - Set 2

RED LAKE - On Thursday, February 15, the Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Blackduck Drakes. It was also Red Lake's last regular home game of their season, along with Parent Appreciation Night and Grace White being honored by General Mills by being placed on one of their boxes. After the Junior Varsity won their game 65-38, Parent Appreciation was held prior to the start of the varsity game. There, roses were presented to parents or guardians, they were given an honor song by the school drum...

Warriors take down Pine River 88-58 in Red Lake; now 19-3 on season - P5

RED LAKE - Pine River came to town and it was a fairly close game in the first half, with the Warriors leading 38-26. Rob McClain's shot right at the buzzer from half court was denied, although video footage showed the ball left his hand just before the buzzer went off. But that 3 points didn't really matter, as the Warriors came out stronger in the second half to win by 30 points, 88-58. Jamie Cook led all scorers with 34 points, 17 points in each half, Rob McClain, William Morrison and...

Warriors take down Pine River 88-58 in Red Lake; now 19-3 on season - Set 2 - P5

RED LAKE - Pine River came to town and it was a fairly close game in the first half, with the Warriors leading 38-26. Rob McClain's shot right at the buzzer from half court was denied, although video footage showed the ball left his hand just before the buzzer went off. But that 3 points didn't really matter, as the Warriors came out stronger in the second half to win by 30 points, 88-58. Jamie Cook led all scorers with 34 points, 17 points in each half, Rob McClain, William Morrison and...

Lady Warriors top a hundred in 108-14 win over Fond du Lac - P15

RED LAKE - The Lady Warriors dominated in their victory over the Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Saturday, January 28, 2017, as they went to 16-2 on the year. Red Lake scored first and didn't look back, racking up a 68-7 halftime lead, on to victory 108-14. The Lady Warriors defense held Fond du Lac to just 7 points in each half. Grace White led all scorers with 29, 21 points in the first half, Alexis Desjarlait nailed 23, 17 of her points in the first half, Danielle Seki hit for 15, Angel McClain and...

Red Lake Warriors have no trouble with Fond du Lac in 85-31 win - P15

RED LAKE - Red Lake had no trouble with the visiting Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Saturday, January 28, 2017, as they took a 54-18 half time lead and went on to victory, 85-31. The win put their record to 16-3 on the year. Jamie Cook led the Warriors with 17 points, Rob McClain and Brady Cook each hit for 13, William Morrison and Frankie Papsadora both added 9, Rob Beaulieu III and Cyprus Whitefeather both put in 6 and Justin Barrett had 4. Evan Butcher had 14 for FDL. Red Lake will travel to Laporte...

Red Lake Warriors back on track with 105-47 win over Blackduck - P15

Warriors continued in their winning ways on Friday, January 27, 2017, by taking a 67-22 half time lead, on to the 105-47 victory. Red Lake moved to 15-3 on the season. Rob Beaulieu led all scorers with 26 points, 21 of them in the first half, Jamie Cook hit for 19, Rob McClain Jr. added 15, William Morrison and Frankie Papsadora each scored 8, Dave Dudley and Justin Barrett both netted 7 and Anthony Beaulueu put in 5. Ike Volt had 19 for the Blackduck Drakes. Red Lake wil host Fond du Lac on...

Rough night in Red Lake as Nevis upsets Warriors 60-40 - P18

RED LAKE - The Nevis Tigers came into Red Lake Warrior County with a 13-1 record, losing only to Cass Lake all season. Red Lake was coming off a stunning 71-70 loss over the weekend to 4A school Copper Robbinsdale. It should be a very good game, most people were saying. It turned out very good for the visitors. Nevis scored first with a free throw, and led 3-0 after a basket underneath. Red Lake tied the game with a 3-bagger from Jamie Cook, and led 5-3 after another basket in the early minute...

Half-court shot at the buzzer gives 4A Robbinsdale Cooper 71-70 win over 1A Red Lake Warriors - P20

RED LAKE-With a little over 3-seconds remaining on the clock and the Red Lake Warriors leading 70-68, a half-court shot just before the buzzer gave 4A Robbinsdale Cooper an almost unbelievable victory on Saturday afternoon at Red Lake High School. Heartbreaking is the word many Red Lake fans witnessed as the shot went up from half-court just before the buzzer, and went in for the 3-points needed for Cooper to win. Nathan Hill, No. 22, was Robbinsdale Cooper's hero, his only 3-points hit in the...

Lady Warriors dominate in 81-25 win over the Nevis Tigers - P20

RED LAKE-The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Nevis on Friday, January 20, 2017, taking a 55-12 half time lead, on to an 81-25 victory. Grace White led all scorers with 27 points for Red Lake, Angel McClain hit for 19, Danielle Seki added 12, Alexis Desjarlait had 11 and Gerika Kingbird netted 10. Emma Bliss led the Tigers with 8. The win lifted the Lady Warriors' record to 14-2 on the season, while Nevis dropped to 1-10. Red Lake will travel to Cook to play North Woods on Thursday, January 26,...

Florida man accused in plot to bomb Target stores

OCALA, Fla. — A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock if the company's stock value plunged after the explosions. Mark Charles Barnett, 48, was charged in a criminal complaint filed Thursday with possession of a firearm affecting commerce by a previously convicted felon, according to the U.S Attorney's Office in Florida's middle district. Barnett, a registered sex offender in Florida, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. http://www...

100-plus Twin Cities businesses shut down, stand in solidarity with immigrants

More than 100 businesses around the Twin Cities shut their doors, immigrant workers left their jobs, and marchers took to the streets Thursday as part of the nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest. The event, organized via social media, urged immigrants, regardless of their legal status, to stay away from work, shutter their businesses, hold their children out of school and refrain from spending money to protest President Donald Trump’s views and actions on immigration. http://www.startribune.com/solidarity-for-im...

Area House members sponsor bill to construct veterans homes

ST. PAUL – State Reps. Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook, and Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, are co-authors of legislation to construct veterans homes in two underserved regions of Minnesota, including Bemidji. The proposal is called the Minnesota Veterans and Quality of Life Act (H.F. 1109). It would allocate a total of $16 million in bonding proceeds to construct two veterans facilities, with $10 million for one in Bemidji and $6 million for another in Montevideo. “This issue is one of my very top priorities this session,” Bliss said. “Bemidji...

Bill to give teachers at low-income schools a bonus clears Utah House committee without a vote to spare

It's human nature to look for work environments that are safe and comfortable, Weber State University education professor Forrest Crawford said Wednesday. But in the context of schools, Crawford said, that natural inclination results in many of Utah's best teachers working in affluent and homogeneous classrooms that have fewer academic needs. http://www.sltrib.com/home/4946069-155/teacher-incentive-bi...

Unanimous NC House votes to raise class-size cap to avoid cuts to PE, arts classes

The N.C. House voted unanimously Thursday morning to soften a class-size reduction that school districts said could force them to cut arts and physical education classes. Legislators had reduced maximum class sizes starting this fall in kindergarten through third grade. Under the current law, maximum individual K-3 class sizes will drop from 24 students to between 19 and 21 students, depending on grade level, and the maximum average class sizes for a school district would be even lower. Read more here: http://www.newsobserve...

Mondale, Kelm-Helgen leave U.S. Bank Stadium panel in wake of luxury suite flap

The two highest-profile public officials on the U.S. Bank Stadium oversight commission stepped down Thursday amid growing legislative and public pressure over their use of two luxury suites to host friends, family and political allies at games and concerts. Michele Kelm-Helgen, chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA), announced her resignation early in the day, saying the decision was her own. By early afternoon, Executive Director Ted Mondale resigned rather than face an impending vote to remove him. ...

Trump raps 'criminal' leaks, 'dishonest' media, 'bad' judges

WASHINGTON — Aggrieved and spoiling for a fight, Donald Trump used a marathon encounter with reporters Thursday to denounce the "criminal" leaks that took down his top national security adviser and revived questions about his own ties to Russia. But he offered only a lawyerly denial that his campaign aides had been in touch with Russian officials before last fall's election. "Nobody that I know" he said in the first full-length news conference of his presidency. http://www.startribune.com/trump-to-hold-white-house-news-con...

Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts

WASHINGTON – The superintendent for Navajo schools said “alarming” calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal children without preschool programs or the education resources they desperately need to succeed. Diné Superintendent Tommy Lewis made the comments Wednesday during a wide-ranging interview in Washington that touched on his fears for education changes under President Donald Trump, from funding to school choice to tribal sovereignty. https://www.indianz.com/News/2017/02...

Rep. Ruiz Convenes Affordable Care Act Repeal Roundtable with American Indian Leaders

WASHINGTON– Today, Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) hosted a roundtable with Rep. Frank Pallone, Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and more than 30 tribal leaders to discuss the impacts of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the American Indian community. http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/rep-ruiz-convenes-affordable-care-act-repeal-roundtable-amer...

Senate bill: Tribal members living off reservation must register vehicles through state

A bill that would require Yakama tribal members living off the reservation to license their vehicles through the state rather than their tribal government is making its way through the state senate. Six years ago the Yakama Nation embarked on its own auto licensing program issuing its tribal members vehicle registrations and license plates. A sovereign nation under a federal treaty, the Yakamas were the first tribe in the state to launch its own auto licensing program. http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/senate-bill-triba...

Paul "Bud" Boswell

Paul "Bud" Boswell (July 16, 1932 - February 14, 2017) Paul “Bud” Boswell, age 84, of Waubun, MN, died Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Sanford Palliative Care in Fargo, ND. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, February 20, 2017, at 11:00 am at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Naytahwaush, MN. Visitation will be Sunday, February 19, 2017, from 5-7 pm with a prayer service at 6:30 pm, at the Anderson Family Funeral Home, Mahnomen. Interment will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Cemetery,...

Tonio James Weaver

Tonio James Weaver (December 28, 1990 - February 13, 2017) Tonio Weaver, age 26, of Mahnomen, MN, died Monday, February 13, 2017, at his home. A Traditional Native American Service will begin Monday, February 20, 2107, at 5:00 pm, at the White Earth Community Center in White Earth, MN, and continue until burial at 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 21,...

All District Fishing Derby - Feburary 25, 2017

All District Fishing Derby - Feburary 25, 2017 Adult and Youth - Registration 10 AM - 12...

Obashiing 4th Annual Fishing Tournament - Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Obashiing 4th Annual Fishing Tournament - Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 Youth and Adult - 11 AM - 3 PM - Lakeshore...

2nd Annual Spring Back to Work 2017 Job Fair

2nd Annual Spring Back to Work 2017 Job Fair March 8, 2017 - 2 PM - 5 PM - Red Lake Nation...

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