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Youth Co-Ed Softball: Benchwarmers are Season and Play-off Champions

Redby man gets five years for meth transport

BEMIDJI -- A Redby man was convicted Monday in Beltrami County Court for conspiring to transport 43 grams of methamphetamine from the Twin Cities to the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Joseph Jacob Thunder III, 47, of Redby, was sentenced for felony second-degree drug sale to 69 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. Thunder was arrested on U.S. Highway 71 south of Bemidji on...

Minnesota Students Show Steady Improvement on State Tests Over Past Four Years

ROSEVILLE – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education released the results of the 2014 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCAs). These yearly tests, required by state and federal law, are used as one tool to help schools gauge students’ progress in meeting expectations on Minnesota state standards for reading, math and science. This year, test scores showed: • One year after implementing a test that was aligned to Minnesota’s new...

Red Lake Boys and Girls Club sponsors Family Beach Party - P5

The Red Lake Boys and Girls Club held a Family Beach Party on Friday, August 22, 2014, at Sandy Beach. This event featured swimming, games and a...

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P5

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show 2014 - P6

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake Car Show...

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P5

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

Red Lake Fair Exhibits 2014 - P6

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

2nd Annual "Cops and Bobbers" held on Fuller's Lake - P23

On Wednesday August 13th 2014, the Red Lake Conservation Enforcement Department, along with the Red Lake Police Department held their 2nd Annual "COPS AND BOBBERS" fishing event at Fullers Lake from 11 AM until 2 PM. The event featured local law enforcement officers taking children out for an afternoon of fishing and fun. In addition, all children received a lunch and free fishing rods. Their...

2nd Annual "Cops and Bobbers" held on Fuller's Lake - P24

On Wednesday August 13th 2014, the Red Lake Conservation Enforcement Department, along with the Red Lake Police Department held their 2nd Annual "COPS AND BOBBERS" fishing event at Fullers Lake from 11 AM until 2 PM. The event featured local law enforcement officers taking children out for an afternoon of fishing and fun. In addition, all children received a lunch and free fishing rods. Their...

Red Lake Fair 2014 held in Ponemah - P29

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...

For tribes, generosity is tradition

TULALIP — Chuck Thacker was working as the principal of Quil Ceda and Tulalip Elementary School when he was approached about starting a Boys and Girls Club on the reservation of the Tulalip...  Website

Youth Co-Ed Softball: Benchwarmers are Season and Play-off Champions

In the 22nd Annual Indian & Drug Free 8-13 Co-Ed Softball League, the Benchwarmers are Season and Play-off Champions, while the Redby Ice Pups took 2nd place. Teams finished up the season on Monday, August 25,...

Half-million-dollar subsidy headed to DFL's Dayton campaign; GOP's Johnson to get $389K

The state of Minnesota will help underwrite DFL Gov. Mark Dayton’s re-election bid to the tune of $534,000 and give Republican challenger Jeff Johnson a nearly $400,000 cash...  Website

School board recount complete, no change in ballot

Ira Jourdain will remain on the November ballot for the citywide school board seat. The city recounted 29,000 ballots Tuesday after Doug Mann, who finished fifth in the August primary, asked for the recount because he had 50 votes less than Jourdain. Jourdain had 49 votes over Mann after the recount, which lasted more than 6 hours. There were six candidates in the primary for two at-large school board seats. Only four candidates advanced,...

Navajo president fails to make it through primary

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary...  Website

June (Lussier) Mendoza

June Lussier Redday Mendoza age 64, of N.E. Minneapolis, passed away on August 25, 2015. June was a longtime Civil Rights Activist and Hennepin County Social Service worker. Survived by 6 children; 29 grandchildren; a brother and a sister; a host of other relatives and friends. All night wake TODAY Indian Ministries, 3045 Park Avenue, in Minneapolis beginning at 4 P.M. Further visitations and services in Redby. Serving the family Chilson...

Isaac Wright

Isaac Wright January 21, 1974 - Monday, August 25, 2014 Isaac Wright, age 40 of White Bear Lake Journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Woodwind Hospital in Woodbury. He was born on January 21, 1974 in Minneapolis the son of Isaac Kingbird and Brenda Wright. Isaac was a counselor at a homeless shelter for Catholic Charity. He enjoyed fishing with his “Pooh Bear” Tammie Head at Leech Lake. Isaac was a hard worker! He...

Red Lake High School Open House - Wednesday August 27, 2014

Red Lake High School Open House Wednesday August 27, 2014 12:00-7:00 Light dinner will be served A drawing will be held for those who...

3rd Annual Walleye Cook Off

Red Lake Nation Fishery Home of the Famous Red Lake Walleye 3rd Annual Walleye Cook Off The Red Lake Nation Fishery will be hosting our 3rd Annual Walleye Cook Off at the Ponemah Pow Wow Grounds on August 31, 2014 at 2pm. If you would like to enter the cook off please complete a registration form at the Red Lake Nation Fishery in Redby during business hours of 8am-5pm and return it to Bianca...

Fishery General Manager - Red Lake Fisheries

Fishery General Manager 18-Aug-2014 General Manager Red Lake Fisheries Plant Position Summary: To oversee all aspects of operation within the Red Lake Fisheries. Responsible for maintaining a smooth flow of work between employees and acts as problem solver by ensuring the Fisheries stays on schedule with regard to the production of commercial fish processing and meets or exceeds the goals set by...

The police are armed for the threats they face

The irony of stacking police-related articles — “U.S. to review arming police” and “Slain cops now saving their own — on the Aug. 24 front page hopefully gave readers something to think about. The first article suggested that police have become too militarized with their “assault rifles,” body armor and armored vehicles. The second brought attention to Minnesota police officers killed in the line of duty and highlighted the deaths...  Website

Editor's Comments – August 22, 2014: Second round of Cobell payments coming soon?

Once again, the second round, or Trust Administration Class Members of Cobell Payments has stalled. The recent court document filed as “Plaintiff’s Status Report Regarding Process on Efforts to Commence Trust Administration Class Payments” filed July 14, 2014, stated that the Department of Interior (“DOI”) reported that it would be completed by August 30, 2014 once they completed updating of approximately 200 class members impacting...  Website

Pine Ridge -- the Hollywood of Indian Country

I have subscribed to Lakota Country Times for several years and am always rewarded with yet another story of victorhood (as opposed to victimhood), especially among our youth up there. This time it’s in the art of film...  Website