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2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

Striving to survive; Beltrami County and Red Lake partner to address foster home shortage

BEMIDJI -- Children throughout the Bemidji area are anxiously awaiting the first day of school. "What will I wear?", "Will I make new friends?" are some of the questions they may ask themselves. But for others, those questions will be "Where will I live?", and "Who will take care of me?" An portion of the population has been making due with less than adequate resources, and there aren't enough foster homes to fit the needs of children in the...

Red Lake tribal leaders fighting Roger's Resort over liquor license

It's illegal to sell or possess alcohol on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, but anyone who drive a few miles down the road will find liquor readily available. In a sparsely populated area of northern forest, a handful of liquor stores are located within a mile or two of Minnesota's only dry reservation. Liquor sales have long been a source of tension along its border, but Chris Freudenberg didn't ...

Paul Bunyan Communications Returns Over $3.6 Million to Members

(Bemidji, MN) (August 30, 2014) – Paul Bunyan Communications is returning over $3.6 million to members through its 2014 Capital Credit return the cooperative announced today. Paul Bunyan Communications has mailed out checks to its members representing the remaining capital credits earner in 2000, 50% of capital credits earned in 2001, and 20% capital credits earned in 2013. All subscribers who...

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah, Minnesota August 29th through September...

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P2

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah, Minnesota August 29th through September...

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P11

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P12

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P11

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 held at the Red Lake Community...

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P12

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 held at the Red Lake Community...

Red Lake Fair 2014 held in Ponemah - P36

The Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow 2014 was once again held in Ponemah this year. There will be a new Red Lake Pow Wow arena next year in Red Lake. Winning the Red Lake Princess contest was Sadie Kingbird, Bradley Barrett is the new Red Lake Sr. Brave, Slim Barrett is the new Red Lake Jr. Brave, and Cherish Kingbird is the new Jr. Red Lake...

Harvesting Honey; a new and learning experience for some

Our new beekeepers, Sharon Nordrum, Shirley Nordrum, David Manuel, and Laura Manuel, harvested their honey last week at Harmony Natural Foods Co-op in Bemidji. David and Laura have their bees near their home in Battle...

Harvesting Honey; a new and learning experience for some - P2

Our new beekeepers, Sharon Nordrum, Shirley Nordrum, David Manuel, and Laura Manuel, harvested their honey last week at Harmony Natural Foods Co-op in Bemidji. David and Laura have their bees near their home in Battle...

'Am I ugly or not?' videos show the dark side of YouTube

Sammie, a shy 13-year-old girl from New Jersey, stepped out of the shower and pulled on a plain gray T-shirt. She left her hair wet and decided not to apply makeup. Careful not to wake her family, she looked into the camera and spoke in a...  Website

Warriors lose home opener to Fertile 53-0

The Red Lake Warriors opened their football season on Friday, August 29, 2014, hosting an explosive team from Fertile. Down 33-0 at the half, Red Lake had trouble putting together any real offense against a stingy Fertile defense, falling 53-0 in the end. The Warriors won't see home action again until September 19 when they will host Bagley at 4 PM. They will travel to Mahnomen on September 5th...

Warriors lose home opener to Fertile 53-0 - P2

The Red Lake Warriors opened their football season on Friday, August 29, 2014, hosting an explosive team from Fertile. Down 33-0 at the half, Red Lake had trouble putting together any real offense against a stingy Fertile defense, falling 53-0 in the end. The Warriors won't see home action again until September 19 when they will host Bagley at 4 PM. They will travel to Mahnomen on September 5th...

Bombers win tournaments in Cass Lake and Ponemah

The Red Lake Bombers Softball Team took two tournaments over the weekend. First it was in Cass Lake on Saturday, and on Sunday they won in Ponemah. The team will be headed to Bismarck, North Dakota next weekend where they hope to continue their winning...

Baseball Jerseys Reveal Unusual Alliance Between Team And Tribe

Football season has kicked off another round of scrutiny over how professional sports teams use Native-American mascots. But in eastern Washington, a minor league baseball team has earned the approval of its native...  Website

Health care adds jobs, at low pay

The new low-wage job in Minnesota is in health care. That traditionally high-paying sector has carried the state’s job recovery in recent years, but most of the new workers aren’t higher-paid doctors and nurses. The majority of health jobs created in Minnesota since the end of 2008 are in lower-paying roles like home health care or nursing home...  Website

Employers who look beyond disabilities find dedicated workers

Nearly a decade ago, Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Anderson, a can-do guy out of suburban St. Paul who was a state high school wrestling champion, was decorated for pulling a wounded buddy out of the line of fire in...  Website

Minnesota Department of Commerce holding $606M in unclaimed assets

The state of Minnesota is holding lost money for Prince, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and a sports columnist so legendary there’s a statue of him outside the Target Field in...  Website

Northern, western Minnesota could affect political season

FALCON HEIGHTS — Summer unofficially is in the history books, so it is Minnesota political...  Website

Incumbent vs. newcomer partially defines race for U.S. Senate seat

FALCON HEIGHTS — Al Franken sat with a dozen St. Cloud workforce leaders to accept their thanks for working on a bill they say will help Minnesotans seeking...  Website

Capiitol Chatter: GOP criticizes, Franken apologizes

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s election opponent is trying to make a campaign issue out of a video shot two years ago showing the senator holding two traffic cones to his chest, apparently to imitate a woman’s...  Website

Gubernatorial candidates on schools: Dayton vows more funds, Johnson wants more local control

Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, both hold education at the core of why they went into politics. But they offer starkly different approaches to how Minnesota should fund and manage its...  Website

Thousands testify by deadline about Native Hawaiian recognition

More than 5,000 comments about Native Hawaiian recognition are being processed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, according to a government website. See more at: http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/thousands-testify-deadline-about-native-hawaiian-recognition#...

Community Outreach Perinatal Education Certification Program COPE

Community Outreach Perinatal Education Certification Program COPE September 7-11, 2014 - Dreamers Resort & Campground Bemidji,...

'Siouxper Drunk' T-Shirts Constitutionally Protected; Critics Call for Expulsion Anyway

Earlier this month, a group of University of North Dakota (UND) students attending the off-campus event “Springfest” drew criticism for wearing shirts that read “Siouxper Drunk” and depicted a Native American drinking from a beer bong. While the First Amendment prohibits a public university like UND from imposing discipline on the students for the content of the T-shirts, some students and local Native American tribe members are calling...  Website

Tina Fontaine's death shows how little is being done for indigenous women

Growing up on an urban reserve, I still remember my excited anticipation as the first day of grade 10 grew near – the friends I would make, the teachers I would have, the possibilities of the school year ahead. This is a feeling Tina Fontaine will never know, as her life was ended violently last week just before the 15-year-old was to head back to school alongside her peers in Winnipeg. Prior to her death, Tina had run away from her group...  Website