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2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P3

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 ...

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P3

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

2014 Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - P4

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

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P13

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P14

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P13

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

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P14

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

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P15

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

Red Lake Fair 2014 held in Ponemah - P39

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 - P3

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 - P4

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...

Warriors lose home opener to Fertile 53-0 - P3

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 - P4

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...

Civil disobedience, arrests planned in fast-food protests for $15 an hour, unionization

NEW YORK — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's...  Website

President Obama speaks of economic opportunity at Milwaukee's LaborFest, recalls Dells visit

MILWAUKEE — President Barack Obama was back in Milwaukee for Labor Day, where he spoke of economic opportunity at LaborFest...  Website

Martin Eugene Clark, Jr.

Martin Eugene Clark, Jr. Born: Tue., Oct. 18, 1994 Died: Sun., Aug. 31, 2014 Martin Eugene Clark, Jr., "Baby Mard", age 19 of Redby, MN journeyed into the spirit world on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Baby Mard had a generous heart and was a very loyal friend. He loved to be with his nephews and his dogs, going to the casino and max betting, being with his friends, facebooking and riding around. Baby...

Pioneer Editorial: Time for school already?

It’s September. That means school. Today marks the first day of school for K-12 students in Minnesota. (BSU started last...  Website

Legalized Pot Is a Mess of Trouble for Tribes

While a patchwork of state laws have given marijuana quasi-legal status in 24 states, status on many tribal lands remains prohibited, or at best uncertain. Many tribes are content to adhere to federal prohibitions, but in PL 83-280 states (notably Washington, with legal recreational use), some are considering or even embracing the economic development potential of growing and distributing marijuana. Read more at http://indianc...