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The Derald Lee "Ola" and Vena Marie Cobenais Wedding of July 9, 2016 - P10

Storm rips through Beltrami County, causing widespread damage

BEMIDJI -- A fast-moving thunderstorm ripped through the Bemidji area early Thursday morning, knocking out power for more than 10,000 people and uprooting trees and power poles and causing widespread damage. The storm hit about 1 a.m. Thursday, and the National Weather Service's warning forecast winds of up to 80 miles per hour for southern Beltrami County, according to the county's Emergency Management department. Outdoor warning sirens were activated and a CodeRED Emergency Notification was issued just after 1 a.m., the department said....

Red Lake Nation 2016 Run Off Tribal Election Results Certified

Members of the Red Lake Nation went to the polls on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, for the purpose of electing four District Representatives for a four year term, one each from the Ponemah, Redby, Red Lake and Little Rock Districts. The candidates in the Run Off Tribal Election were as follows: Ponemah District: Daniel C. Johnson and Glenda J. Martin; Redby District: Allen D. Pemberton (Incumbent) and Darrell "Ragg" Johnson; Red Lake District: Robert "Bob" Smith (Incumbent) and Donald L. Good, Sr.;...

Beltrami Electric Cooperative: Severe Thunderstorms and Power Outages

Bemidji, MN - As a result of the severe thunderstorm that affected our area, as of 8 a.m. this morning, Beltrami Electric Cooperative has more than 5000 members without power. We urge the public to be safe and stay away from any downed power lines. Contact us if you see power lines down. Due to the widespread damage in our area, it will take some time to get power restored. Crews have been working since the storm hit early this morning and will continue to work until all power has been...

Minnesota's minimum wage increases Aug. 1, third of three increases

Minnesota's large employer minimum-wage rates rise to $9.50 an hour beginning Aug. 1, 2016. This is the state's third of three annual minimum-wage increases put into law in 2014. In January 2018, the rates will be annually indexed to inflation. "In 2014, I worked with the Legislature to raise the minimum wage in Minnesota. This year, that law takes full effect, improving the lives of more than 287,000 Minnesotans and their families," said Gov. Mark Dayton. "All Minnesotans who work full time...

Red Lake Tribal Council Thanks Programs and Individuals for donations to 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Pow Wow

Red Lake Tribal Council Thanks Programs and Individuals for donations to 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Pow Wow Tashina Brachaud Jourdain/Perpich Extended Care Center Tribal Engineering Red Lake Nation Newsletter Red Lake Housing Authority Red Lake Builders, Inc. Family and Children Services Indian & Free Program Red Lake Department of Natural Resources 7 Clans-Red Lake Nei Bottling Thank you for helping to make this year's powwow a success!! Chi-Miigwetch,...

The Derald Lee "Ola" and Vena Marie Cobenais Wedding of July 9, 2016 - P10

On July 9, 2016, at 2 PM, Derald Lee "Ola" Cobenais and Vena Marie Dominguez were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red...

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P38

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016 held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 28,...

Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P39

The Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 was held on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The new Red Lake Elementary School Princess was AveriAuna Schoenborn and Elvis...

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P45

RED LAKE - Last week, twenty-three Red Lake Nation College students graduated in a ceremony held at Leech Lake Tribal College, but on Thursday, May 19, 2016, a Special Recognition Ceremony was held outside on the campus with Red Lake in the background. The ceremony began with an introduction by Mistress of Ceremonies Lorena Cook, RLNC Board Chairwoman, followed by the Grand March accompanied by the Red Lake Nation College Drum Group. Eugene Stillday, Spiritual Advisor for RLNC, gave the opening ...

Wild animals in circuses and other traveling shows denied "life worth living"

Animal Defenders International (ADI) calls for immediate action to end the suffering of wild animals in circuses in the US after a comprehensive and expert analysis of scientific evidence found “all five of the ‘freedoms’” are compromised in traveling animal shows. Experts said that circus life for animals is one not “worth living.” Jan Creamer, President of Animal Defenders International, said: “This new report supports decades of reports and evidence that the welfare of wild animals is seriously compromised in circuses. Having...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Evening Session - P10 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Evening Session - Set 2 - P10 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Parade - P11 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Afternoon Session - Set 2 - Part 11 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Tuesday Evening Session - P12 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Tuesday Evening Session - Set 2 - P12 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-GSD-i7Qw0pcS0baN...

Billy Mills: Indian kids need Indian role models

Billy Mills, 1964 10K Olympic Gold Medalist, said he has traveled the world many times during his lifetime. Mills said American Indian kids do need American Indian role models. “Some American Indian kids living on the reservations do not want to leave the reservation,” said Mills, who was inducted into the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame in 1978. “Some say it’s difficult to leave the reservation. Some American Indian kids leave the reservation to go to school and they return to the reservation. They need an American Indian role...

Youth Co-Ed Softball Action in Redby - P23

Youth Co-Ed Softball teams played on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Art Thunder Memorial Ball Park and the Green Lake Ball Park, both in Redby. Six teams are in this Monday Night...

Yurok Tribe launches operation to rid reservation of marijuana

The Yurok Tribe of California is sending a strong message to people who use the reservation to grow marijuana. In conjunction with federal, state and local authorities, tribal police are serving search warrants at marijuana operations on the reservation. It's the fourth year in a row that "Operation Yurok" has gone after illegal grows. “We are targeting the illegal grows that pose the biggest threat to our community,” Chairman Thomas P. O’Rourke Sr. said in a press release. “We will not be idle, while these growers damage our natural...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and other elected officials to speak at DNC

Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Peggy Flanagan will speak at next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The Minnesotans will be there in support of the Democrats' presumptive nominee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is expected to accept the nomination with a convention speech Thursday. Flanagan, a DFL state representative from St. Louis Park who is a member of the White Earth Band, will be one of the few state legislators on a docket packed with national figures, including...

Tribal lobbyist not buying Donald Trump's message of change

A prominent Indian lobbyist believes it will be business as usual in the nation's capital if Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wins the November election. Michael J. Anderson, a member of the Muscogee Nation, spoke to The New York Times after hearing Newt Gingrich -- a key Trump supporter who was passed over for the vice presidential spot -- gush about the opportunities a new Republican administration would present to lobbyists and other power-brokers. “It is the business of Washington,” Anderson, a Democrat who held a...

Lawrence "Larry" Edward Krumrey II

Lawrence "Larry" Edward Krumrey II Born: Tue., Dec. 2, 1986 Died: Wed., Jul. 20, 2016 Visitation 7:00 PM Sat., Jul. 23, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Traditional Native Service Mon., Jul. 25, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Lawrence “Larry” Edward Krumrey II, age 29, of Cass Lake began his spiritual journey on July 20th from Cass Lake, Minnesota. Larry was born in Bemidji, Minnesota on December 2, 1986 to Patricia (Ryan) Morgan and Laurance Krumrey I. Larry attended...

The Right To Smoke Deadly Cigarettes

The human race suffers from many different types of cancer. We have lost many of our relatives to cancer. Today, many Lakota people are cancer survivors due to chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the United States. In fact, the American Indian Cancer Foundation estimates that lung cancer rates can be 83% higher among our people. More men and women die from lung cancer than they do from any other form of cancer. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) state “Cigarette smoking is responsible for...

 
 
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