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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe holds groundbreaking ceremony for new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe holds groundbreaking ceremony for new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School

(Cass Lake, Minn) - August 24th, 2106 – The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe (LLBO), School Board, and Superintendent, along with additional local, state, and federal leaders, celebrated the groundbreaking of the new, replacement Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 with a ceremony and reception at the school complex. The new high school, located on the same property as the current school in Bena, Minnesota, is expected to be completed in July of 2017. Attendees at the...

New Indian school in Leech Lake is a lesson in leadership

Wednesday’s ceremonial groundbreaking for new high school on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is a testament not only to Minnesota political teamwork, but to the hard work of the school’s students. For more than a decade, advocates have pushed federal officials to replace the dilapidated pole barn that has served as the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School for roughly 30 years. The Bug school, as it’s known locally, is part of the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). Chronic underfunding for new buildings left the...

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe school breaks ground on a rebuild

BENA, MN - After years of struggle, the Bug-o-Nay-Ge-Shig school, on the Leech Lake Reservation, will finally be getting a critical rebuild. Senator Al Franken and Congressman Rick Nolan joined the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Bena today for a ground breaking ceremony for the new high school made possible thanks to Federal funding. The Ground breaking for the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School began with traditional native song, followed by remarks from elected and school officials. http://www.northlandsnewscenter.com/news/local/...

2015 NAIHC Annual Report

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Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016

The Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016 was held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the Pow Wow Grounds in...

Red Lake DNR Take-a-Kid Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake

The Red Lake DNR held their annual Take-a-Kid Fishing Event at Fuller's Lake on Wednesday, August 24,...

MnDOT hosts open house on Aug. 29 for two upcoming projects in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Anyone interested in learning more about two upcoming projects in Bemidji is invited to attend an open house on Monday, Aug. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bemidji MnDOT building, 3920 Highway 2 West. The projects being presented are: • Corridor improvement study on Highway 2 from Bemidji to Wilton • 2017 resurfacing project on Highway 197/Bemidji Ave. from Third St. NW to Seventh Street SW Alliant Engineering conducted a Corridor Traffic Evaluation to analyze safety improvements and access management strategies on Highway...

Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016

Sheriff Phil Hodapp of Beltrami County announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016. Sheriff Hodapp proudly announced that the MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15- $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota. The Members of MSA gives special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the peace officer skills course, or one of the two or four year law...

Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosts Back to School Fest - P3

On Monday, August 22, 2016, the Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosted their annual Back to School Fest near the Cage by the Red Lake High School. They gave out 600 bags of school supplies, had carnival games with kids that gave out prizes, face painting, had a bouncy house, obstacle course and a dunk tank, and fed them all, along with giving away some bikes and backpacks in the...

Fort Hall woman admits to cutting baby's throat while on drugs

POCATELLO – Alyssa Timbana, 19, of Fort Hall, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Timbana was indicted by the federal grand jury in Pocatello on January 26, 2016. On September 13, 2015, Fort Hall Police were called to a residence on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. Officers found a woman holding a baby who was bleeding from an injury to the throat area. That woman was the baby's grandmother who had...

Umatilla prison's first pow wow digs into the roots

People sang, danced and drummed Saturday in Umatilla, on the inside of the high prison fence. Two Rivers Correctional Institution held its first powwow, attended by 63 inmates, more than 50 guests and 27 representatives from American Indian tribes and organizations. The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and others provided salmon, huckleberries and traditional foods for the event. Prison administrators even directed staff overseeing the powwow to forgo uniforms for a more casual approach, including khakis, polos and...

Medical device's price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen 'alarming,' 'unjustified,' Klobuchar says

Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. “I would so much rather be putting the money into a college fund!” wrote Matthew’s mother, Katie Nicholls, in an email from the home in Lafayette, La., to which the family moved from Duluth last year. The drug company Mylan Pharmaceuticals has a virtual lock on sales of the...

Apple receives designation to become wholesale seller of electricity

PALO ALTO, Calif. – The words are stenciled on the front of the Apple Store, a glass box sandwiched between a nondescript Thai restaurant and a CVS pharmacy in downtown Palo Alto: "This store runs on 100 percent renewable energy." If Apple's plans play out, it will be able to make that claim not only for its operations throughout California but also beyond, as the company aims to meet its growing needs for electricity with green sources like solar, wind and hydroelectric power. Like other big companies before it, including Wal-Mart and...

Twin Cities-area Mexican restaurant chain hid a vast drug conspiracy, federal prosecutors charge

A Twin Cities area restaurateur used his three suburban Mexican cantinas as fronts for a vast, six-year drug operation that trafficked marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine, according to a federal grand jury indictment unsealed this week. Aldo Escoto, the former owner of El Parian restaurants in Eagan, Long Lake and Lake­ville, also staffed his restaurants with undocumented immigrant workers willing to work long hours for multiple days at a time at locations that concealed drugs and illegal proceeds, according to court documents. Escoto,...

Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agency

NEW YORK — An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work to customers and threatening those who don't pay. The photographer, Carol Highsmith, whose work has been featured in books, newspapers and magazines and on two postage stamps, said she became aware that Getty was selling her work in December, when she received a letter from an affiliated company accusing her of copyright...

Swearing-In Ceremony held during August 9, 2016 Regular Tribal Council Meeting - P12

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, the Regular Tribal Council Meeting opened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center, where the first order of business was the certification of the 2016 Election results and the swearing-in of officers. Sworn into office was Little Rock Representative Richard Barrett who defeated William "Billy" King, Red Lake Representative Robert "Bob" Smith who defeated Donald Good, Redby Representative Allen D. Pemberton Sr. who defeated Darrell Johnson and the new Ponemah...

S.C. Democrats to change name of annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

WASHINGTON — Following the footsteps of Democratic parties in other states — including neighboring Georgia — the S.C. Democratic Party will change the name of its annual fundraising dinner to no longer recognize former presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson. State party Chairman Jaime Harrison announced the party’s executive committee voted Tuesday to change the name of the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The Jefferson and Jackson names have been re-evaluated by state parties in recent months for their historical connection to...

Sweat Lodge - Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m.

Sweat Lodge - Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m. Hosted by: Red Lake Family & Children Services & Ronald Cobenais Location: FCS Cliffs by the lake Red Lake Family & Children Services 1(218)...

Back to School Open House - Secondary Complex

Back to School Open House - Secondary Complex 8 AM- 7 PM Freshman Orientation 8 AM-12 PM Meet your teachers, find your lockers, and get ready for school? Breakfast and Lunch will be...

 
 
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