School Breakfast Initiative Announces the 2014-15 School Breakfast Challenge Schools

The School Breakfast Initiative announced today that 120 Minnesota schools, including three from the Red Lake School District, have been selected to participate in the 2014-15 School Breakfast Challenge. The three Red Lake schools were the Ponemah Elementary School, Red Lake Elementary and Red Lake Middle School. Each participating school will receive $2,500 in unrestricted funds to invest in...

New Beginnings Program out on Earth Day - P2

New Beginnings Program out on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 in Red...

Red Lake Candidate Forum held at Minneapolis American Indian Center - P6

A Candidate Forum for Red Lake Tribal candidates in the May 2014 Elections was held at the Minneapolis American Indian Center on Friday, April 20, 2014 that went from 5 PM to 8 PM. Certified for Red Lake Tribal Chairman were incumbent Floyd "Buck" Jourdain, Kathryn "Jody" Beaulieu, Ron Lussier, and current Red Lake Tribal Treasurer Darrell G. Seki, Sr. Incumbent Don Cook Sr. was certified for...

Red Lake Candidate Forum held at Minneapolis American Indian Center - P7

A Candidate Forum for Red Lake Tribal candidates in the May 2014 Elections was held at the Minneapolis American Indian Center on Friday, April 20, 2014 that went from 5 PM to 8 PM. Certified for Red Lake Tribal Chairman were incumbent Floyd "Buck" Jourdain, Kathryn "Jody" Beaulieu, Ron Lussier, and current Red Lake Tribal Treasurer Darrell G. Seki, Sr. Incumbent Don Cook Sr. was certified for...

Easter Carnival held in Redby - P6

A reservation-wide Easter Carnival was held at the Redby Center on Saturday, April 19, 2014 starting at 12 noon. Over 300 kids and their parents were in attendance to this event, which featured candy bags and shirts, games, a cake walk giving away over 60 cakes, egg coloring and drawings for numerous prizes. The event was sponsored by the Redby Community...

Easter Carnival held in Redby - P7

A reservation-wide Easter Carnival was held at the Redby Center on Saturday, April 19, 2014 starting at 12 noon. Over 300 kids and their parents were in attendance to this event, which featured candy bags and shirts, games, a cake walk giving away over 60 cakes, egg coloring and drawings for numerous prizes. The event was sponsored by the Redby Community...

Easter Egg Hunt held in Red Lake - P6

An Easter Egg Hunt was held at the Red Lake Center on Sunday, April 20, 2014, starting at 12 noon. There were almost 500 kids and parents that were in attendance, that featured an Easter Egg Hunt, candy bags and drawings for prizes--five of which were bicycles. The event was sponsored by the Red Lake Community...

Easter Egg Hunt held in Red Lake - P7

An Easter Egg Hunt was held at the Red Lake Center on Sunday, April 20, 2014, starting at 12 noon. There were almost 500 kids and parents that were in attendance, that featured an Easter Egg Hunt, candy bags and drawings for prizes--five of which were bicycles. The event was sponsored by the Red Lake Community...

Easter Activites held in Little Rock - P6

Easter Activities were held at the Little Rock Center on Sunday, April 20, 2014 from about 12 noon to 2 PM. The event featured an Easter egg hunt, drawings for prizes, candy bags and a hot dog lunch. The event was sponsored by the Little Rock...

Easter Activites held in Little Rock - P7

Easter Activities were held at the Little Rock Center on Sunday, April 20, 2014 from about 12 noon to 2 PM. The event featured an Easter egg hunt, drawings for prizes, candy bags and a hot dog lunch. The event was sponsored by the Little Rock...

Fourth Annual Elder's Gathering - P15

Fourth Annual Elder's Gathering at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center on Monday, March 31,...

Fourth Annual Elder's Gathering - P16

Fourth Annual Elder's Gathering at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center on Monday, March 31,...

Once labeled extinct, a new tribe rises in Southern Arizona, comes under criminal financial investigation

Last summer, a new tribe of people here in Southern Arizona was recognized after being believed extinct. But within months, leaders of the small tribe have been stripped of their powers amid accusations of financial crime received by the News 4 Tucson...  Website

Area prep sports: Blackduck softball team opens spring 5-0

BLACKDUCK -- Despite a late start to the season the Blackduck softball team has hit the field in full stride as the Drakes are 5-0 in the early going. "The girls are working together as a team to make great things happen," said Blackduck coach Sheena Reese. "Our defense and offense have been strong. We also have had wonderful fan support and hope that continues." The Drakes began the season with an 11-0 shutout of Nevis. On Monday they thumped...

Area businesses fined by MPCA

BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 60 cases totaled just under...  Website

Canada orders safer crude oil-tank cars within 3 years

The Canadian government ordered that nation’s rail shippers Wednesday to use sturdier tank cars for crude oil and ethanol trains within three years, putting pressure on U.S. regulators to address the same...  Website

Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure

NEW TOWN, N.D. – In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected during the entire 2011-13...  Website

Marijuana advocates take the spotlight at Minnesota Capitol

Recreational marijuana advocates say that medical marijuana proponents have had a shot at...  Website

Minnesota Lottery leader feels the heat from Legislature

A powerful and bipartisan group of legislators are edging toward a showdown with Minnesota Lottery officials over their expansion into online ticket...  Website

Navajo council rejects term limits

WINDOW ROCK — A measure to keep Navajo Nation lawmakers from serving more than 16 years in office and limit the tribal president to eight years has...  Website

New Chairman At Crow Creek

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe will have a new Chairperson early next month following the recent general election for tribal leaders. Inauguration has been set for May 6-and the tribe will see a face-as former Chairperson Roxanne Sazue defeated current Chairman Brandon Sazue in the April 17 election. Election Board Chairwoman Connie Thompson says Roxanne Sazue received 501 votes; to Brandon Sazue's...  Website

Quentin Robert Benais

Quentin Robert Benais Dec. 23, 1994 - April 16, 2014 Quentin Robert Benais, 19, of Red Lake, Minnesota died Saturday, April 16th, 2014 in Red Lake, Minnesota. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am, Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at the Red Lake Community Center in Red Lake, MN with Spiritual Leader Steve Jackson officiating. A wake will be held starting Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Red Lake Community Center. Interment will be at the Fox...

Samuel John Morris Sr.

Samuel John Morris Sr., 57, Cass Lake, died Tuesday in Cass Lake unexpectedly. A wake will begin 5 p.m. Thursday and continue until the funeral at 1 p.m. Friday at Veteran's Memorial Building in Cass Lake. Interment will be in Prince of Peace Cemetery in Cass Lake. Arrangements are with the Northern Peace Funeral Home in Walker,...

Schoolcraft Learning Community to hold Annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 8, 2014

Schoolcraft Learning Community will hold their 14th Annual Spring Concert on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Bemidji High School Performance Arts Center at 6:30 PM. This concert is open to the public and there is no admission fee. This concert is partially funded through a Region 2 Arts Grant and the Minnesota State Legislature Legacy...

Let's Walk in the Moccasin's of our Children! - 2014 Child Abuse Prevention Walk

Let's Walk in the Moccasin's of our Children! - 2014 Child Abuse Prevention Walk April 24, 2014 - 10 AM Registration - Red Lake Family and Children Services Walk begins at 10:30 AM at RLFCS Dinner to follow. *Walk in honor of our children will take place in the Schools with the Children, April 25, 2014 Hosted by: Red Lake Family & Children...