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

Tribes study potential of selling marijuana

WASHINGTON – After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are getting a good whiff of another potential moneymaker: marijuana. The first Tribal Marijuana Conference is set for Friday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation in Washington state as Indian Country gets ready to capitalize on the growing industry. Organizers said representatives from more than 50 tribes in at least 20 states have registered, with...

Valentine's Dance held at the Red Lake Center - P10

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

HEALTH CARE: 3 'adverse health events' reported at Sanford Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- The serious injury of an infant associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnancy was one of three "adverse health events" that occurred at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center in 2014. The state Department of Health on Thursday released its annual Adverse Health Events in Minnesota report, which covers events that occurred from Oct. 7, 2013, to Oct. 6, 2014. Statewide, there were a total of 308 adverse health events reported....

Funds to Attend the Rural Arts & Culture Summit Are Available

This program is designed to encourage networking and the exchange of ideas for local artists and arts organizations from the region by providing financial assistance to attend the Rural Arts & Culture Summit in Morris, MN - June 2-4, 2015. To encourage participation, R2AC will distribute limited funds to defray the costs of travel, lodging, and registration to attend the Summit. Funds will be distributed as a reimbursement after the Summit,...

Oshkiimaajitahdah "New Beginnings" Child Care will be Closed Thurs & Fri, Mar 12th &13th

Oshkiimaajitahdah "New Beginnings" Child Care will be Closed Thurs & Fri, Mar 12th &13th Teacher Training And Sanitizing - Back on Mon, Mar...

Bemidji State's sixth annual Midwinter Interlude art show opens March 2

Feb. 26, 2015 — Bemidji State University’s faculty and staff are displaying their artistic talents at the sixth annual Midwinter Interlude art show, opening March 2 in the university’s Ramsey Gallery. The Ramsey Gallery is located on the first level of BSU’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. It is barrier-free and open to the public free of charge. “We are proud of the talent that is available at BSU,” said Deb Krueger, an administrative...

Minnesota Historical Society Announces January 2015 Round of Legacy Small Grants

ST. PAUL (February 25, 2015) – The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) announces 49 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to $10,000 each) totaling $421,647 in 25 counties. The grants are awarded quarterly to help non-profit and educational organizations, government units and tribal organizations preserve and share Minnesota history. The awards were approved on February 20, 2015, by the MNHS Executive...

Minnesotans United For Higher Ed Alleges Second Case of Plagiarism Among MnSCU Executives

Minneapolis, MN (February 26, 2015) – Minnesotans United for Higher Ed, a coalition of citizens, faculty, and staff concerned by the direction of higher ed in Minnesota leveled fresh allegations of plagiarism against MnSCU leadership today. The accusation was released in a blog post comparing sections of another MnSCU president's dissertation side by side with passages from secondary sources. The group says that portions of the dissertation...

Small Steps Fund Powerful Progress

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2015 — Thousands of people in local communities nationwide will take a small step to fund powerful progress for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the 2015 MDA Muscle Walk season by raising critical funds and awareness that will help save and improve the lives of children and adults fighting muscle disease. “MDA Muscle Walk events unite and rally communities to raise funds and accelerate progress for people whose...

Dad left 2-year-old in car, got drunk in Minn. bar

A man left his sleeping 2-year-old son in a car with the engine running late on a cold night and spent about an hour drinking in a west-central Minnesota bar, where police found him extremely intoxicated, authorities said. Christopher R. Jasperson, 27, of Montevideo, was charged last week with gross-misdemeanor child endangerment and remained jailed Thursday in lieu of $6,000 bail. http://www.startribune.com/...

Smart Spending: How restaurants, fast-food chains use psychology to get you to spend more

NEW YORK — You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Here's a look at a few ways companies get you to spend (and eat) more than you intended. http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/...

Local music notes: Hippo Campus signs, Are You Local? reveals

It looked as if Hippo Campus would be heading into next month’s South by Southwest Music Conference with ample record labels trying to woo them to their rosters. Instead, the young but clearly ready-for-prime-time Twin Cities rockers will be going into Austin’s hype-building festival as the newest signing by Grand Jury, the burgeoning New York label that’s also home to Chicago’s breaking fuzz-rockers Twin Peaks as well as Elliott Moss...

Missing for 18 years: Where is Amanda Bartlett?

CBC News will continue to investigate missing and murdered indigenous women and girls by exploring the stories of these women, their families and their communities. We begin with the details of one of many unsolved cases. http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/missing-for-18-years-where-is-amand...

Why the Schimmell sisters are a beacon of hope to Native youth

I drove to Pine Ridge South Dakota Tuesday for a playoff girls basketball game between St. Francis Indian School vs. Red Cloud high school. On my way to the game I passed through Batesland, which is about 25 miles from Pine Ridge. It was about 5:00 p.m. on a mild February day and as I passed through highway 18 I glanced over at the housing project and noticed about 30 kids on a slab of pavement with a couple of larger rims and some smaller...

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

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...

Red Lake Warriors win first round of Section 8A Quarterfinal 87-45 over Laporte - P2

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...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake beats Laporte 87-45

BEMIDJI - Red Lake's quest to repeat as Section 8A champions and return to the Minnesota Class A tournament encountered an early hiccup against eighth-seeded Laporte. The Wildcats tried to frustrate the Warriors in the first half of Thursday's tournament game at Bemidji State, coming back each and every time Red Lake looked like they would pull away. The Warriors led just 33-21 at halftime....

BOYS BASKETBALL: Cass Lake-Bena dominates Blackduck, Fosston beats Kelliher/Northome

BEMIDJI — Freshman Noah Delapaz led Cass Lake-Bena High School to a fast start in Thursday’s Sub-Section A8 East boys basketball game as the Panthers beat Blackduck 82-54. Delapaz hit three of Cass Lake’s five three-pointers to jump out to a 15-3 lead at Bemidji High School. He hit four in the first half while his team connect on seven from beyond the arc to help the Panthers a 40-18 lead at the half. http://www.bemidjip...

Lady Warriors finish season 23-2 with 80-34 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akley - P3

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 - P3

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

Lady Warriors move to 22-2 with 67-42 win over Blackduck - P6

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 - P6

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 - P10

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 ...

Lady Warriors improve to 21-2 with 74-22 win over Lake of the Woods - P12

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors improved their record to 21-2 on Thursday, February 12, 2015 with their 74-22 win over Lake of the Woods. Red Lake jumped out to an early 8-0 lead in the first minute of play, a lead they would never lose, and held Lake of the Woods to just 6 points in the first half as they rallied to a 43-6 halftime lead. Utilizing all players throughout the game, they...

How an Alaska Native corporation helped transform Dish Network into a 'very small business'

Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite-TV provider Dish Network, and his company are about to make a cool $3.25 billion - courtesy of the American taxpayer. This windfall came from a recent successful auction of wireless spectrum that raised more than $40 billion for the American treasury. But it will be $3.25 billion less than it ought to be, if Ergen and his clever lawyers have their...  Website

Indian Country looks to marijuana as new moneymaker

WASHINGTON — After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are getting a good whiff of another potential moneymaker: marijuana. The first Tribal Marijuana Conference is set for Friday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation in Washington state as Indian Country gets ready to capitalize on the nation’s expanding pot industry. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2015/02/26/257926/india...

Peterson Introduces Pilot's Bill of Rights

WASHINGTON – Congressman Collin C. Peterson today introduced bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Pilot’s Bill of Rights. H.R. 1062, the Pilot’s Bill of Rights II, would ensure a prospering general aviation industry and build on protections for pilots and aircraft operators. “The Pilot’s Bill of Rights II takes important steps to strengthen the rights of general aviation pilots and address burdensome government regulations,”...

Minnesota teacher tenure vote stalled by questions of cost

A vote by the Republican House on a bill to change layoff procedures for Minnesota teachers was called off Thursday after the Dayton administration issued a report saying the move would cost taxpayers $895,000 over the next two years. The report by Minnesota Management and Budget said the bill would require more staff to review out-of-state licensure applications and the creation and maintenance of “online information systems” to implement...

Gun rights advocates up in arms over proposed ammunition ban

WASHINGTON – President Obama’s administration has proposed banning the manufacture and sale of one of the most popular bullets used in AR-15 semi-automatic rifles, a move that has enraged gun rights advocates and caused a run on the ammunition at gun shops across the...  Website

US regulators agree to ban on Internet providers from blocking or slowing web traffic

WASHINGTON — Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. The 3-2 vote ushered in a new era of government oversight for an industry that has seen relatively little. It represents the...

Dayton signs compromise bill on pay raise flap

The Legislature tossed the political hot potato of state commissioner pay hikes back into Gov. Mark Dayton’s lap Thursday, with the Senate and House voting to roll back controversial raises for Dayton’s cabinet, but giving him a one-day window to restore them. That means come July 1, Dayton will be able to repeat an act that blew up politically the first time he did it — unilaterally granting nearly $900,000 in raises to 30 state...  Website

Sen. Franken wins his (complicated) cause celebre: Net neutrality

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Al Franken was elated Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission approved rules that ensure Internet providers treat all legal content equally. "Last spring, I could not have predicted that we would be celebrating this victory today," Franken said, on the Senate floor. "The best principles of our democracy have won out. It's clear that the voices of the American people have been heard. I've often called net...  Website

Pine Ridge Leaders Call For LNI Boycott Unless Tournament Leaves Rapid City

In the wake of an incident involving students from American Horse School in Allen, a resolution by tribal leaders asks organizers of the Lakota Nations Invitational (LNI) basketball tournament to move that event from Rapid City. Earlier this month, the LNI Board indicated intentions to keep that event in Rapid City, but on Tuesday, the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council approved a resolution, requesting that the LNI Board reverse their earlier...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council

ROSEBUD –– Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril “Whitey”...  Website

Ruth Bellanger

Ruth Bellanger (June 19, 1950 - February 26, 2015) Ruth Bellanger, age 64, of Naytahwaush, MN, died on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Altru Health Systems, Grand Forks, ND. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Sports Complex in Naytahwaush. Visitation will begin Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Sports Complex and will continue until time of the funeral....

Heartbeat Suicide Loss Survivor Support Group Spring Support Group Opportunity

The Beltrami Area Suicide Prevention Program is sponsoring a 5 week closed support group session beginning April 7th. The sessions cover information about what survivors can expect on their road through grief and recovery. The support group sessions will offer sharing, support and exploration of healing activities. Some sessions may include guest speakers. The support group will be facilitated by adult suicide loss survivors trained in support...

St. Mary's Mission Church BINGO - Thursday March 5, 2015

*** BINGO *** Thursday March 5, 2015 St. Mary's Mission Church DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 P.M Regular Bingo Starts at 7:00 P.M. No Early Bird Package - $20.00 Hot Dogs, chips, pop for sale!! $300.00 ***JACKPOT*** Extra Cards Specials = $1.00 Coverall = $2.00 ALL PROCEEDS GO TO ST. MARY'S...

NETWORK ENGINEER - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NETWORK ENGINEER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT OPEN: March 2, 2015 CLOSING: March 27, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: To provide high level technical support for networking hardware, software, peripherals and network applications used by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Full-time position, does not have supervisory responsibility, reports to Network...

PC SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT PC SUPPORT TECHNICIAN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-MIS DEPARTMENT OPEN: March 2, 2015 CLOSING: March 27, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: To provide technical support for computer hardware, software, peripherals and network applications used by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Full-time position, does not have supervisory responsibility, reports to Help Desk Manager, salary ...

MAINTENANCE WORKER - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MAINTENANCE WORKER FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Open: February 25, 2015 Closing: March 27, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To accomplish the maintenance and general regular work on all buildings, utilities, structures, grounds and other related functions. Reports to Detention Administrator, full-time w/benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • Performs...

Tribal Sovereignty Gets Big Boost in Obama's New Budget

A historic event happened in Indian Country this month. As part of President Obama’s budget request to Congress, federal funding for tribal contract support costs (CSC) for three years beginning in 2017 will be moved from the "discretionary" to "mandatory non-discretionary" category within the federal budget. Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. This is a huge...

 
 
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