Elections November 4, 2014 - Two weeks away

Elections November 4, 2014 - Two weeks...

Bemidji Police Department receives grant from Target Corporation

The Police Department routinely takes photographs at calls for service. These calls include, but are not limited to accidents, animal impounds, assaults, burglaries, domestic violence, property damage, search warrants, welfare checks and crime scenes. Photographs are used by Bureau of Criminal Apprehension lab technicians, Officers, Detectives, Social Services, Prosecution and many more to assist ...

President Obama Announces 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 3, President Obama will host the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The conference will provide leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes the opportunity to interact directly with the President and members of the White House Council on Native American Affairs. Each federally recognized tribe will be invited to send one representative to the...

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis - P10

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis on Monday, October 13,...

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis - P11

Indigenous People's Day Celebration held at the MAIC in Minneapolis on Monday, October 13,...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P35

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

Red Lake Nation 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival held in Red Lake - P36

The Red Lake Nation held its 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival on Saturday afternoon, September 28, 2014, in Red Lake. This event featured basketball tournaments, skate board competitions, volleyball tournaments, a tug-of-war competition, potato dance, face painting, big foot races, musical chairms, cake walk, gunny sack races, a dunk tank, tricycle races and more. A feast also took place in the...

New Native Agriculture & Food Systems College Scholarship Program Launched

LONGMONT, Colorado (Oct. 20, 2014) – First Nations Development Institute (*First Nations* [ http://www.firstnations.org ]) today launched the new "First Nations Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program" to encourage more Native American college students to enter the agricultural sector in Native communities. First Nations will award six $1,000 scholarships annually to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and...

Labor Coalition Warns Ridgedale Center Retail Tenants of Construction Hazards

Minnetonka, MN (October 20, 2014) – More than two dozen local unions are alerting Ridgedale Center retail tenants as they prepare to launch a campaign this Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. outside the Ridgedale Library warning shoppers of serious safety hazards at the mall. The Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council distributed letters today to businesses at the mall, informing them of the upcoming campaign and educating them about the...

Exploring the conflict between selfishness and self-interest

Oct. 20, 2014 — BSU economics professor Dr. Paul Kivi will explore the failure of what seems the safest of assumptions — that people act in their self-interest — as part of Bemidji State University’s Honors Council Lecture Series. Kivi’s presentation, “Selfishness and Self-Interest,” will be held Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 112. Honors Council lectures are open to everyone free of charge. “Prices are wonderful organizational...

Answering your questions on Ebola

Kristen Ehresmann, infectious disease director for the Minnesota Department of Health, answered questions from Star Tribune readers Monday about the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,400 people in West Africa and created wide concern in the United States. Here is an edited excerpt. Read the entire session at www.st...  Website

This Is What Modern Day Discrimination Against Native Americans Looks Like

The news: Despite the furor over the Washington Redskins and Columbus Day, the most serious discrimination against Native Americans doesn't take place at a football game or during a poorly-named day off from work. It starts in schools, and pervades all aspects of a Native American's life as time goes...  Website

Popular Foods You Didn't Know Native Americans Invented

From drying meat to popping corn, the Native Americans are responsible for perfecting many food-making processes that we still use...  Website

Football: Area high school playoffs begin Tuesday

BAGLEY — The high school football playoffs begin Tuesday night and among the area teams with eyes of making the state tournament is Bagley. The Flyers own the third seed in the Section 8-2A tournament and will open their postseason 6 p.m. Tuesday at home against No. 6 Warroad. Bagley finished the regular season 6-2 while Warroad is 1-7. Hawley (8-0) is the top seed in the seven-team section and drew a bye into the semifinals. Frazee (7-1) is...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P8

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P9

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

2014 Red Lake Homecoming Festivities - P10

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Red Lake 2014 Homecoming Festivities took place at Red Lake High School. A Pep Rally kicked off the activities, followed by the crowing of this years King and Queen, and a football game between the Red Lake Warriors and Red Lake County Central. Kennedy Barrett was crowned Homecoming Queen this year, and Austin French was Homecoming King. Red Lake County Central...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P25

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

Cass Lake edges Red Lake 3-2 in Girls Volleyball - P26

It was a big night of volleyball on Monday, October 6, 2014 with the Red Lake Girls Volleyball Teams hosting Cass Lake in 4 games. Cass Lake swept all matches, the 6-7th Grade match, the 8th-9th Game, the Junior Varsity, with the Varsity games all going right down to the final firth game, 3-2. The Varsity saw Red Lake lose the first game, win the second, lost the third, win the fourth, and come...

Out of shadow, Jude Schimmel ready to shine

Shoni's gone, but there's still an important Schimmel on the University of Louisville women's basketball...  Website

Cargill disputes link to child slavery claims on Ivory Coast cocoa farms

Cargill, Inc. has asked a federal court to overrule a judicial decision that linked the company to child slavery in the cocoa...  Website

CashCall Banned From Lending in Iowa

At the beginning of October, CashCall Inc., an online lender based in Anaheim, California had its Iowa lending license repealed by the Iowa Superintendent of Banking. Not only is the California lender banned from lending to Iowans, but also must pay victimized borrowers of over 3,400 illegal loans, back $1.5 million. - See more at: http://www.loansafe.org/cashcall-banned-from-lending-in-iowa#...  Website

Debate season in full swing

BEMIDJI -- With less than 20 days until the Nov. 4 election, a full plate of debates are slated in the coming weeks in Bemidji. The League of Women Voters has organized multiple debates over two days starting Tuesday at Bemidji City Hall. First up on Tuesday are debates for Beltrami County Commissioner, Beltrami County Attorney, Bemidji Mayor and Bemidji City Council Member (at-large) starting at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, also at 7 p.m. at City...

GOP focuses on ground game to win seats

With the election just two weeks away, the fight by Republicans for Minnesota’s House and other statewide offices is playing out in the...  Website

First Lady Michelle Obama in Minneapolis Tuesday

First Lady Michelle Obama arrives in Minnesota Tuesday to rally Democrats before the Nov. 4 midterm...  Website

First lady joins parade of Democratic stars, rallies voters in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — First lady Michelle Obama is the latest prominent figure to come through Minnesota to fire up...  Website

Powerful Alabama House speaker indicted on felony ethics charges; calls arrest a 'witch hunt'

OPELIKA, Ala. — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal...  Website

Lester Randall new Kickapoo tribal chairman

Lester Randall was elected Oct. 6 as the new chairman of the Tribal Council of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas. For more information go to: http://www.hiawathaworldonline.com/news/article_8f435bf3-dffd-54e6-ad...

LdF Tribal Council: Special election Nov. 12 to fill vacant seat

When Henry “Butch” St. Germaine, Sr. was elected president of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Tribal Council in the Tribal election held Tuesday, Oct. 7, his seat on the Tribal Council became...  Website

Kathleen "K.T." Sue Taylor

Kathleen "K.T.", Sue Taylor, 58, of Cass Lake, MN, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Sanford Hospital in Bemidji. She was born on July 27, 1956 in Minneapolis, the daughter of Daniel Taylor and Eleanor Granle. Kathy enjoyed going gambling, and watching movies. She loved spending time with her family and having cookouts. She was a good cook and liked to prepare meals all the time....

Tasheila Ann Greenleaf

Tasheila Ann Greenleaf Born: Mon., Sep. 8, 2014 Died: Sat., Oct. 18, 2014 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of...

Regular School Board Meeting - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Regular School Board Meeting - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Red Lake High School Culture Room - 2...

Smoke Signals from the Embassy

Smoke Signals from the Embassy Newsletter Volume 5 Issue...