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Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority named "Superhero" Project Team of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – May 19, 2017 – Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority (RLRHA), housing authority for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, was named Project Team of the Year at the 17th Annual Travois Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference. In addition to RLRHA's project team award, other awards were presented to four outstanding industry professionals at a Superhero Awards luncheon on April 5 in Austin, Texas. Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority (RLRHA) broke...

Minnesota standardized test scores have a new value. Here's why it could pay to opt-in

It’s too early to tell whether the opt-out rates for the number of students choosing not to take the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs) in math, reading and science are continuing to climb. That’s because this year’s test scores and participation rates won’t be released by the state Department of Education until later this summer. This lag time is often cited as one of the major critiques of the state standardized tests. Teachers don’t get the results in time to modify instruction or develop interventions for those who were...

2017 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on May 19, 2017

2017 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on May 19, 2017 Congrats to the Ponemah School 2017~2018 Ponemah School Royalty, also. Brave: Cade Dow Princess: Shia Donnell They are the first-ever brother/sister Ponemah School Brave and Princess...

12th Annual Youth Conference Held at Red Lake - P2

Hundreds of young people descended on Red Lake High School for the 12th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Leadership Conference held Wednesday thru Friday, May 10 to 12, 2017, at Red Lake High School in Red Lake Minnesota. The conference theme this year was "Leaders of Today." Workshops and presentations were held from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM each day, with a shorter day Friday. As usual, several workshops occurred simultaneously. Topics of the three-day conference included workshops on cultural...

12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicks off in Red Lake - P8

RED LAKE - The 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicked off in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Red Lake High School. Presentations and workshops began about 9 AM on Wednesday morning and would run until 3 PM each day. Some topics included cultural identity, self-esteem, complacency and being self-driven and motivation and inspiration. A walk against meth and heroin took place at 3:30 PM, followed by entertainment at 6 PM, which included a fashion show, comedy and a hypnotist....

12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicks off in Red Lake - Set 2 - P8

RED LAKE - The 12th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicked off in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Red Lake High School. Presentations and workshops began about 9 AM on Wednesday morning and would run until 3 PM each day. Some topics included cultural identity, self-esteem, complacency and being self-driven and motivation and inspiration. A walk against meth and heroin took place at 3:30 PM, followed by entertainment at 6 PM, which included a fashion show, comedy and a hypnotist....

2017 Red Lake High School Prom - P11

The 2017 Red Lake High School Prom was held at the new cafeteria at Red Lake High School on Saturday, May...

2017 Red Lake High School Prom - Set 2 - P11

The 2017 Red Lake High School Prom was held at the new cafeteria of the Red Lake High School on Saturday, May...

7th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Gathering held in Red Lake - P15

RED LAKE - Over 400 elders gathered on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center, all to take part in Day One of Red Lake's 7th Annual Elder's Gathering. Breakfast and registration began at 8 AM, followed by Opening Ceremonies of the Red Lake Nation Honor Guard, Red Lake Royalty, Honor Songs by the drum group Eyabay and the Welcome and Opening Remarks by Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki, Sr. The event, open to Red Lake Elders 55 and over, was designed to be both...

Red Lake Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. presents State of the Band Address - P36

On Friday, March 31, 2017, Red Lake Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. presented the State of the Band Address to a packed Red Lake Casino Convention Center. The following is a transcript and notes on his presentation. State of the Band Address Darrell G. Seki, Sr., Chairman, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Testimony by Chairman Seki in Washington DC The United States and its agencies have a trust responsibility to the Red Lake Nation, which must be honored regardless of political dispute over...

Leading at the top of the seventh inning, Warriors give up 12 runs to lose to Laporte - P6

On Friday, May 12, 2017 the Red Lake Warriors hosted Laporte in regular season play. Red Lake was leading 11-7 at the top of the seventh inning hoping for their first win, but a big rally by Laporte and 12 runs, changed everything. Red Lake will travel to Pine River on Monday, May 15, 2017 and Cass Lake on May...

Lady Warriors improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in double-header - P7

The Red Lake Lady Warriors are improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in double-header on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Red...

Warriors in last stretch of season, lose to undefeated Walker-Hackensack-Akley - P7

The Red Lake Warriors in their last stretch of this season, lose to undefeated Walker-Hackensack-Akley in Red...

Lady Warriors win two games in home double-header against Cass Lake - P9

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Cass Lake Panthers on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, winning both games in the double-header. Red Lake Junior Varsity lost their first game and won their second. The Lady Warriors will host Blackduck on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in another...

Nevis Tigers take down Lady Warriors in Red Lake - P10

Nevis Tigers take down Lady Warriors in Red Lake on Monday, May 8, 2017. Red Lake's Junior Varsity wins their game,...

Red Lake stumbles in 93-46 loss to Minneapolis North in opening round of Class A State Tournament - P41

Class 1A Boys Quarterfinals Minneapolis North 83, Red Lake 46: Defending MSHSL Class A champion #1 Minneapolis North Community (30-2) advances to the state semifinals with a 93-46 win over Red Lake (25-5) on Thursday at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. The Polars, competing in the state tournament for the 21st time in program history, are seeking a seventh state title. They'll face the #5 Springfield / #4 Nevis winner in the semifinals on Friday at noon at Target...

Red Lake Warriors win 4th Consecutive Section 8A Championship with 71-60 win over Stephen-Argyle - P45

Section 8A Championship – Red Lake 71 vs. Stephen-Argyle 60 The Red Lake Warriors overcame a 33-29 halftime to defeat the Stephen-Argyle Storm and win their fourth consecutive Section 8A championship. The Warriors outscored the Storm 42-27 in the second half thanks in large part to a 16-3 run that Red Lake put together. Kendall Whitefeather came off the Red Lake bench to lead all scorers in the game with 23 points. Rob McClain added 16 points as the Warriors picked up their eleventh win in...

Lady Warriors hit slump in 71-41 loss to Cromwell-Wright - P45

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - #3 Cromwell-Wright (26-4) converted 13 three-pointers to snap Red Lake's (24-3) 15-game winning streak 71-41 in the Class A quarterfinals at Mariucci Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Cromwell-Wright made 9-of-16 three-pointers before the break and defended the arc well, holding the Warriors to 0-7 three-point shooting to mount a 46-15 lead at the half. The Cardinals were led by Chelsea Swatek with 23 points and nine rebounds as she delivered 4-9 from...

Red Lake Warriors 4-Peat East Sub-Section 8A Championship with 80-63 win over Cass Lake - P47

Section 8A East Championship – #2 Cass Lake/Bena 63 vs. #1 Red Lake 80 The Red Lake Warriors and Cass Lake-Bena Panthers met for the fourth time this season when the two teams played for the East Sub-Section 8A Championship Tuesday night in Thief River Falls. Of the the four meetings this season, Tuesday's game was by far the closest but ended with the same result as the Warriors held off the Panthers to claim the Sub-Section title. With the game tied at 57-57 with 7:10 remaining in the game, ...

Lady Warriors win first ever Sub-Section 8A Championship with dominating 86-54 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P52

Section 8A East Championship – #1 Red Lake 86 vs. #3 Clearbrook Gonvick 54 The top seeded Red Lake Warriors made history on Tuesday night by making it to their first ever Section Championship game with the win over Clearbrook-Gonvick. The Lady Warriors jumped out to a 10-0 lead and held the Bears scoreless until 14:06 remained in the first half. The Bears were able to get to within one point at 14-13 but that's as close as they would get for the rest of the evening. The Warriors would...

Legislature chips away at budget, but long list remains

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders were in an all-out scramble Sunday to finalize agreements on the state’s next two-year, $46 billion budget — and running into a time crunch as they edged closer to the last day of the session. By late Sunday, the House and Senate had passed only three of 10 budget bills that will shape the state’s next spending plan. Among the biggest challenges as private budget talks tumbled on: finding agreement on spending on transportation and health and human services programs, and final...

Indian Country bracing for worst with Donald Trump's planned budget cuts

Indian Country leaders are turning to allies in Congress in hopes of stopping massive funding cuts that President Donald Trump is expected to unveil as soon as next week. The broad outlines of Trump's forthcoming fiscal year 2018 budget are already known. The Republican president, who is battling several scandals, wants to slash 12 percent from at the Department of the Interior and another 17.9 percent at the Department of Health and Human Services. https://www.indianz.com/News/2017/05/18/indian-county-bracing-fo...

Dayton vetoes teacher licensing overhaul bill

A long-anticipated overhaul of how Minnesota licenses teachers was thrown into doubt Thursday when Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the legislation and asked lawmakers to improve their proposal. In a letter explaining his veto, Dayton echoed criticisms of the legislation that fellow Democrats and teachers union leaders said were fatal flaws. The move came as a shock to Republicans who argued the bill was a bipartisan improvement to the often-criticized current system. http://www.twincities.com/2017/05/18/mark-dayton-vetoes-teacher-li...

Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extinguish "Islamic extremism" emanating from the region, describing a "battle between good and evil" rather than a clash between the West and Islam. In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human rights violations and oppressive reigns. http://www.startribune.com/trump-in-address-to-muslims-urges-fight-again...

Robert Wade Iceman

Robert Wade Iceman July 21, 1976 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 40) Robert Wade Iceman, 40 years old, of Red Lake, Minnesota went home to be with his Lord and savior on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Red Lake IHS Hospital in Red Lake, MN. Robert was born on July 21, 1976 in Minneapolis, MN to Carol Ann Cloud and Byron Robert Iceman. Rob was a very generous and caring young man who always thought about others before himself. Rob was the "go to guy" for people who needed help. He was a dependable and reliable...

Casey Adam Matthews

Casey Adam Matthews September 6, 1989 ~ May 17, 2017 (age 27) Casey Adam Matthews, 27, of Bena began his spiritual journey on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Casey was born in Bemidji, MN, on September 6, 1989, to Gerald Edward Humphrey and Joy Marie Matthews. Casey was and always has been a family-oriented young man. He enjoyed spending time with family, especially his nieces and nephews. He cherished play time in the park, and walks with Baby Nick and Nick'aya, and his "faithful furry friend" Tammy. ...

Andrew Joseph Grey IV

Andrew Joseph Grey IV May 17, 2017 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Service Information St. James Guild, Enemy Swim, SD Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:00 AM Visitation Information Enemy Swim Community Center, Enemy Swim, SD Friday, May 19, 2017 Beginning at 7:00 PM Andrew Joseph Grey IV was born and journeyed to the Spirit World on May 17, 2017. Andrew is survived by his parents Liza Iyarpeya and Andrew J. Grey III; his maternal grandparents Barb and Randy Iyarpeya; great-grandparents Brenda Grey and Andrew Grey Sr.; aunties Jen Shepherd, Rose Iyarpeya,...

Redby 2017 Spring Fling - June 10th - 10 AM - 2 PM

Redby 2017 Spring Fling - June 10th - 10 AM - 2 PM Art Thunder Memorial Ball Field Games for all ages Drawings for youth and adults Bouncy House Potluck BBQ Rib Contest with 1st place set at...

Red Lake Regular School Board Meeting - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Red Lake Regular School Board Meeting - Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2 PM - District Administrative...

PUBLIC AREA CLEANING (4 p.m-12a.m. Shift) - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** PUBLIC AREA CLEANING (4 p.m-12a.m. Shift) RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: May 16, 2017 CLOSES: May 23, 2017 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the Public Area Supervisor is responsible for assigned GY duties of Seven Clans Casino/TRF. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assists with overall cleaning of building providing a safe and sanitary environment for guests and associates. Serves as primary communication link to notify...

Transportation Coordinator - Independent Schools District No. 38

Independent Schools District No. 38 Red Lake, MN 56671 Posted 05/19/2017 – 06/05/2017 Position Title: Transportation Coordinator Supervisor: Business Manager Bargaining Group: Exempt Revised: 5/19/2017 Terms: 12 month employee Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D., Applicable laws, rules and regulations, hiring practices and procedures, evaluation procedures and discipline policies, safety practices, Basic mechanical repair, communication, personal appearance, cooperative attitude,...

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