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At the Sugar Bush Camp in Ponemah in March 2015

Red Lake Walleye Season Closes 12:01 AM - Sunday, March 29, 2015

Red Lake Walleye Season Closes 12:01 AM - Sunday, March 29, 2015 Season: Walleye ice season closes at 12:01 AM Sunday – March 29, 2015. The last day the fishery will be accepting fish is Sunday - March 29, 2015 until May. - Walleye Open Water Season will start at 12:01 AM Saturday – May 2, 2015 . Bag Limit: -Personal Use=10 walleyes a day, 30 walleyes in possession. -Commercial=100 walleyes a ...

SPEAK UP, PUT THE PHONE DOWN

Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minn. - A young mother of two, killed while on a bike ride with her kids. A teenager who was starting the first day of her senior year in high school, crashes and dies while sending a text. These are examples of how distracted driving has changed Minnesota lives in recent years. Starting April 13, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office will conduct extra enforcement on...

At the Sugar Bush Camp in Ponemah in March 2015

At the Sugar Bush Camp in Ponemah in March 2015 Photographs by David Manual, Vickey Fineday, Bagwajikwe...

2015 Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow - P2

The Red Lake Head Start Pow Wow 2015 was held on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Early Childhood Center in Red Lake. New Head Start Brave and Princess 2015-16 - Sylas Perkins and AveriAuna...

Barker named deputy secretary of health for Chickasaw Nation

ADA – Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby has selected a lifelong medical expert to serve as Deputy Secretary for the Department of Health. Richard Barker began duties with the Chickasaw Nation after serving hospitals and health care facilities in Texas and Oklahoma as a chief executive officer and executive of health services. "Richard Barker is committed to helping the department of...

Foundation Appoints Francene Blythe As Director Of Programs

(VANCOUVER, Wash.) – In a national search, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation has selected Francene Blythe to succeed as Director of Programs. Blythe resumes the position from predecessor Reuben Roqueni (Yaqui/Mexican), who helped develop programs in the foundation's start-up years. Blythe comes from a career in Washington, D.C., where she first developed and produced creative cultural...

Tharp named Executive Officer of Tribal and Commercial Health

ADA, Okla. -- Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby appointed an Ada native as the Executive Officer of Tribal and Commercial Health. Leadership and planning at all locations of Sovereign Medical Solutions will be under the management of Chris Tharp. "We believe Chris Tharp is well suited to his new position," said Secretary of Commerce Bill Lance. "We believe he has the knowledge and...

Dakota County Technical College to offer state's first brewing certificate

Dan Schwarz, co-owner of Lift Bridge Brewery, learned how to make beer in his friend’s garage. Indeed Brewing Co.’s Josh Bischoff unofficially apprenticed at a brewpub. Jace Marti, August Schell’s assistant brewmaster, traveled to Berlin to soak up some sudsy knowledge. Minnesota is overflowing with more than 70 breweries. But for those seeking a formal beer education, the state, and much of the Midwest, is dry. Dakota County Technical...

'Operation Golden Gofer' busts historic Colo.-Minnesota pot pipeline

A major Colorado drug-smuggling operation that posed as a legal provider of medical marijuana sometimes used sky-diving planes to carry the pot to Minnesota, according to authorities in Denver. Several Minnesotans, either still living here or recent arrivals in Colorado, are accused of playing significant roles in the 32-person, multimillion-dollar enterprise. Minnesota’s prominence in the pot pipeline was reflected in the name authorities...

In north metro, prostitution investigations increasingly target profiteers

For almost a year, Anoka County detectives staked out a massage parlor suspected of prostitution in a nondescript strip mall in Ramsey. They tracked the suspected prostitutes, the owner and the manager, linked the business to an apartment where the sex workers stayed, traced money and analyzed cellphone and financial data. It paid off. The manager and owner were charged this month with felony receiving profits from prostitution — the third...

A look at the self-sustaining city that is the Shakopee Mdewakanton reservation

Heading south on Prior Lake’s Canterbury Road, there’s a moment when the words “Mystic Lake” suddenly appear in red neon lights. By 10 a.m., the parking lots at both Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and the nearby Little Six Casino are already crowded. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is perhaps best known for its casinos and the wealth they’ve produced. But just behind the Little Six, the unassuming Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux...

Red Lake Baseball and Softball Practice is Underway for 2015 - P2

Red Lake Baseball and Softball Practice is Underway for 2015 Schedules should be coming out...

Red Lake Warriors fail to close in 59-55 loss to Maranatha Christian in State Tournament - P10

From KKCQ Radio Fosston Class A State Quarterfinal – Red Lake 55 vs. Maranatha Christian 59 Red Lake started out the game firing, led by Russell Kingbird's 15 points at half time. The Warriors led 36-24 at halftime but Maranatha slowly came back, gaining momentum while taking advantage of missed shots and some key Red Lake turnovers midway through the second half and late in the game. Free...

Red Lake Warriors Send Off to State Tournament - P10

Red Lake Warriors Send Off to State Tournament on Wednesday, March 11,...

Red Lake Warriors go back to state with 81-75 win over Win-E-Mac - P13

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A Championship – Red Lake 81 vs. Win-E-Mac 75 It was an electric atmosphere at Ralph Englestad Arena in Thief River Falls Friday night as the Red Lake Warriors battled the Win-E-Mac Patriots for the Section 8A Championship. Over 2,300 fans were in attendance as the Warriors were trying to defend the Section Championship they won last year over the Northern...

Lady Warriors upset by Walker-Hackensack-Akley 51-46 in East Section 8A semifinal - P13

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #5 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 51 vs. #1 Red Lake 46 The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves were outscored by the Red Lake Warriors by a combined score of 147-90 in their two regular season games. In fact, the Warriors defeated the Wolves 80-37 on February 24th. It's a good thing the Wolves have a short memory as they pulled off a major upset...

Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Sub Section 8A with 65-27 win over Laporte - P14

Section 8A East Quarterfinal – #9 Laporte 27 vs. #1 Red Lake 65 The number 1 Seed , Red Lake's Lady Warriors tamed the number 9 Seed Laporte Wildcats with a 65 to 27 win in the Quarterfinal round of the Section 8A tournament. They will play the winner of the Blackduck and Walker-Hackensack-Akley game, which was WHA 56-36, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the REA in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, at ...

Red Lake wins Section 8A East Championship with 54-52 win over Fosston - P16

Section 8A East Championship – #3 Fosston 52 vs. #1 Red Lake 54 This was a back and forth battle between the Warriors and Greyhounds - a very exciting way to start out the night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena! A hard fought battle went to the Warriors as they came away with some big plays and knocked down key free throws to seal the deal. Jeremy Martin took it right down the lane with just...

Warriors advance with 82-66 win over Mahnomen - P18

From KKCQ Sports Radio Section 8A East Semifinal – #4 Mahnomen 66 vs. #1 Red Lake 82 The Red Lake Warriors withstood a furious Mahnomen rally in the second half to advance in East Sub-Section 8A. The Warriors held a 46-30 lead at halftime, but Mahnomen started the second half on a 16-4 run and cut the deficit to 50-46. Red Lake was able to get back on track with a 9-2 run of their own and was...

Apps go beyond selfies, with live TV broadcasts starring you

Tyra Banks smiled a toothy grin and chatted idly with a captive audience earlier this week, showing off her new pixie haircut. She later flipped a blond-streaked auburn lock at the crowd, asking in a half-mocking tone, “How do you like me now?” Banks was not on the set of her daytime television show or modeling on the runway at New York Fashion Week. She was staring into her smartphone camera while using a test version of Periscope, a...

Ho-Chunk sets $10-an-hour minimum wage for its employees

The Ho-Chunk Nation has decided to set a $10-an-hour minimum wage for employees of its enterprises. The $10 minimum will take effect this July. It will apply to the 3,500 people who work for the tribe and its businesses. In a statement, tribe president Jon Greendeer said the move will benefit both employer and employees. "The cost is high but the return is much greater," Greendeer said. http://www.jsonline.com/business/ho-chun...

Tribal members hear proposal on marijuana business

A consulting firm with offices in Santa Fe is trying to interest Indian tribes in joining the burgeoning marijuana business. However, it’s not immediately clear whether they will have any takers in Northern New Mexico. Blaze America LLC has been emboldened by a memo issued by the U.S. Department of Justice that stops just short of promising Native American tribes that it will look the other way if tribal governments want to grow marijuana on...

GUEST COLUMN/LETTER TO THE EDITOR

With the goal of providing long-term, sustainable revenue for Minnesota's roads and bridges, House Republicans have brought forward a $7 billion funding proposal that meets our statewide needs without raising anyone's taxes. The Road and Bridge Act of 2015 would repurpose roughly $3 billion in revenue that is already being collected from existing sales taxes on auto parts, the Motor Vehicle Lease sales tax, the rental vehicle tax and the sales...

Minnesota House Committee Accepts Amendment on Electronic Health Records State Mandate

ST. PAUL, Minn.—In a positive step toward freeing small private practice doctors from intrusive state regulations, a Minnesota State House of Representatives committee today accepted an amendment to the state’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) mandate. The amendment was written by Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a Minnesota-based national organization dedicated to preserving patient-centered health care and...

Senate Democrats to fill in piece of Minnesota budget puzzle with their two-year outline

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a budget outline his Democratic caucus is releasing will fall in between spending levels suggested by House Republicans and Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate framework was being released Friday. It's the broad blueprint stating how each budget category would fare if the Senate had its way, with the details being filled in over the next month. The state has a projected $1.87 billion surplus in its next...

Supporters of immigrant driver's licenses ramp up campaign, but opposition remains

Supporters of a bill to grant driving privileges to immigrants living in the state illegally gave the Minnesota House transportation committee a rare standing-room-only audience and almost an hour of tearful testimony Wednesday. But the bill’s prospects remain murky. The proposal, which stalled in three recent legislative sessions, enjoys unprecedented Republican backing in the House and a stronger show of support from law enforcement. A...

Early voting starts for April 21 Navajo Nation special election

FARMINGTON — Early walk-in voting has started on the Navajo Nation for the April 21 special election. Virginia Nelson, a voter registration specialist at the Navajo Election Administration office in Shiprock, said the office received ballots for all the 110 chapters on Wednesday, and several people voted on Thursday. http://www.daily-times.com/four_corners-news/ci_27793567/early-voting-starts-april-21-n...

New bill calls for removal of Navajo Nation chief justice

FARMINGTON — A new bill posted on the Navajo Nation Council's website is calling for the removal of Chief Justice Herb Yazzie. The bill alleges that Yazzie has been engaged in malfeasance and misfeasance while serving on the Navajo Nation Supreme Court, and neglecting the duty of his office. Yazzie was confirmed as the chief justice by the council in April 2005. http://www.daily-times.com/four_corners-news/ci_27787454/new-bi...

Tribal chair: BIA's Duffy "stable" after attack

Patrick Duffy, superintendent for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation, will be in the hospital until Monday, said Roxanne Sazue, chairwoman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. Duffy, who lives in Pierre, was attacked Wednesday in his office in Fort Thompson, South Dakota, by a man wielding a knife, according to people who know him and the alleged attacker, as well as a BIA source. http://www.capjournal...

ATTENTION JINGLE DRESS DANCERS

You are invited to the Noojimo Giizhigad "Healing Day" March 28, 2015 Red Lake Humanities Center 12 PM - to 5...

Noojimo giizhigad - Healing Day" - Saturday, March 28, 2015

12:00 Welcome Murphy Thomas Prayer Healing Songs 2:00 Meal 3:00 Giveaway 4:00 Balloon Release 4:30...

LICENSING TECHNICIAN - RED LAKE GAMING COMMISSION

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT LICENSING TECHNICIAN RED LAKE GAMING COMMISSION Opens: March 26, 2015 Closing: April 24, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m. SUMMARY: Responsible for the processing of Tribal Gaming Licensing applications and Minnesota State Certification applications for all Class II and Class III gaming employees and vendors. Conduct background investigations to ensure the honesty, integrity, and good character...

CAGE/VAULT SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** CAGE/VAULT SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: March 26, 2015 CLOSES: April 09, 2015 SCOPE OF POSITION Under the general supervision of the Cage/Vault Manager is responsible to oversee assigned Cage/Vaults shift for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Responsible to ensure...

PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet

Cold temperatures have slowed down the melting process on the lakes. This has extended the ice fishing season at least one more weekend for those anglers who just can't get enough. There is still more than 26 inches of ice away from the shoreline on most lakes. The ice is soaking up more water on the bottom of the ice, but there is still more than a foot of solid ice sandwiched between the top and bottom layers in most areas. ...

Tribe's contribution is a nutrition boost for American Indians

There’s a reason that one of the first buildings visitors see on Minnesota’s Leech Lake Indian reservation is a diabetes clinic. And that on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge reservation, one of the landmarks rising from the prairie is a large, modern kidney dialysis center. When it comes to population health, the data points on American Indians are bleak. Their life expectancy is 4.2 years lower than the U.S. average, according to the federal...

A bipartisan push to fix broken down Indian schools

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament isn’t the only place where a full-court press is taking place this week. In Washington, D.C., bipartisan members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation wielded their collective clout on a critical education issue: obtaining adequate funding for the nation’s broken-down federally funded Bureau of Indian Education school system. About a third of 183 BIE schools nationally have facilities with safety...

Chippewa tribes declare record number of walleyes for spearing season

The six bands of Chippewa tribes in northern Wisconsin have declared intentions to spear a record 68,226 walleyes during the 2015 off-reservation harvest, according to a plan presented to state officials by the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission. The harvest declarations are spread across 590 lakes and five lake chains in the ceded territory, essentially the northern one-third of Wisconsin. The declarations are part of an annual...

 
 
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