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Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake

Red Lake Schools Administration Office Closed Today

RED LAKE SCHOOLS ADMINISTRATION BUILDING WILL NOT BE OPEN ON FRIDAY JULY 25, 2014. ALL STAFF WILL BE ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE. Contractors will be working on that section of the building and it was determined to be a health...

Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake

The Annual Community Health Day was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, beginning with the Hike for Health and Million Miles Against Diabetes (MMAD) walk from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Humanities Center. The first 500 registered received T-shirts. The Health Fair began at 10 AM at the Humanities Center with about 60 programs and exhibitors that provided participants with information on...

Community Health Day 2014 in Red Lake - P2

The Annual Community Health Day was held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, beginning with the Hike for Health and Million Miles Against Diabetes (MMAD) walk from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Humanities Center. The first 500 registered received T-shirts. The Health Fair began at 10 AM at the Humanities Center with about 60 programs and exhibitors that provided participants with information on...

Red Lake opens The Bezhigwaabik Store

The new Red Lake Bezhigwaabik Store opened its doors on Thursday, July 24, 2014, and although they are still working on the building, they plan on being open 8 AM - 8 PM, seven days a week. Located next to Red Lake's C-Store on Highway 89 by the Seven Clans Casino, the building had previously been used to sell only fireworks, but now will sell dollar items as well. They will carry the same items...

Red Lake opens The Bezhigwaabik Store - P2

The new Red Lake Bezhigwaabik Store opened its doors on Thursday, July 24, 2014, and although they are still working on the building, they plan on being open 8 AM - 8 PM, seven days a week. Located next to Red Lake's C-Store on Highway 89 by the Seven Clans Casino, the building had previously been used to sell only fireworks, but now will sell dollar items as well. They will carry the same items...

Red Lake opens The Bezhigwaabik Store

The new Red Lake Bezhigwaabik Store opened its doors on Thursday, July 24, 2014, and although they are still working on the building, they plan on being open 8 AM - 8 PM, seven days a week. Located next to Red Lake's C-Store on Highway 89 by the Seven Clans Casino, the building had previously been used to sell only fireworks, but now will sell dollar items as well. They will carry the same items...

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P17

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

Red Lake Royalty 2014/15 Contest

Red Lake Royalty 2014/15 Contest The Red Lake Royalty Contest is open to contestants age 6 to 21 Contest sessions held at the 2014 Red Lake Fair Pow-wow The contest is open to all enrolled Red Lake youth Categories Senior Miss Red Lake Nation: age 14 to 21 Senior Red Lake Brave: age 14 to 21 Junior Miss Red Lake Nation: age 6 to 13 Junior Red Lake Brave: age 6 to 13 Newly crowned royalty will receive a scholarship of $2,500 which can be used...

American Agri-Women Recognizes Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota from Andrea Ball

WASHINGTON, D.C, July 24, 2014 - American Agri-Women (AAW) recently award Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota with its "Champion of Agriculture" award as part of its 2014 Fly-In to Washington, D.C. AAW is the nation's largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women. The award is presented annually to outstanding members of the U.S. Congress for their steadfast courage in upholding the ideals...

Consumers have saved a total of $9 billion on premiums

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that consumers have saved a total of $9 billion on their health insurance premiums since 2011 as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Created through the law, the 80/20 rule, also known as the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rule, requires insurers to spend at least 80 percent of premium dollars on patient care and quality improvement activities. If insurers spend an excessive...

Celebrating Red Lake's chief chairman; Bemidji honors first leader of tribal council by flying flag at City Hall

BEMIDJI - An international flair will be evident at Bemidji City Hall this weekend as the city flies the Red Lake Nation flag alongside the U.S. stars and stripes. Once a year, the city raises the Red Lake Band's totem in honor of the sovereign nation's first tribal chairman Roger A. Jourdain. Jourdain is credited with helping establish the Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program. Jourdain served as ...

Booze On The Reservation

PINE RIDGE, SD - Last August, tribal members on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota voted to lift a long-standing ban on alcohol sales. But the drinks aren't flowing...  Website

Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P7

A few hundred Red Lakers traveled to Minneapolis and the Target Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream women's basketball game. The main draw, was Shoni Schimmel, the first Native American to play in the WNBA. The Minnesota Lynx game against the Atlanta Dream was also Native American Heritage Night presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie ...

Lynx Host Native American Heritage Night - P8

A few hundred Red Lakers traveled to Minneapolis and the Target Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Minnesota Lynx vs. Atlanta Dream women's basketball game. The main draw, was Shoni Schimmel, the first Native American to play in the WNBA. The Minnesota Lynx game against the Atlanta Dream was also Native American Heritage Night presented by Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the Prairie ...

1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 held at Castle Highlands Golf Course - P9

The 1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 was held at Castle Highlands Golf Course on Saturday, July 19, 2014. 1st Place - Misko Spears, Chris Jourdain, Rob McNeal, Scott Lussier 2nd Place - Arn Wood, Russ Smith, Sean Lussier, Mike Beaulieu 3rd Place - Justin Jourdain, Alex Barrett, Rick Barrett, Mike Jourdain Longest Drive - Mike Beaulieu Longest Putt - Scott Lussier...

1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 held at Castle Highlands Golf Course - P10

The 1st Annual Scruff Scramble 2014 was held at Castle Highlands Golf Course on Saturday, July 19, 2014. 1st Place - Misko Spears, Chris Jourdain, Rob McNeal, Scott Lussier 2nd Place - Arn Wood, Russ Smith, Sean Lussier, Mike Beaulieu 3rd Place - Justin Jourdain, Alex Barrett, Rick Barrett, Mike Jourdain Longest Drive - Mike Beaulieu Longest Putt - Scott Lussier...

Sudbury First Nation athlete strikes gold at Indigenous Games

The 2014 North American Indigenous Games are underway in Regina and an athlete from the Sudbury area has had a golden...  Website

Shake-up rattles Minnesota's charitable e-gambling industry

Minnesota’s rocky experiment with electronic pulltab gambling, once tapped to fund the new Vikings stadium, is undergoing the biggest shake-up in its two-year...  Website

Obama, Mexican President Pena Nieto work to sync up strategy for youth border crisis

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is praising Mexico's attempts to target smugglers who are trafficking unaccompanied children from Central America through Mexico to the United...  Website

Dorothy Rose Benaise

Dorothy Rose Benaise (February 27, 1940 - July 23, 2014) Dorothy Rose (Scott) Benaise, 74, of Red Lake died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at in Red Lake. A memorial visitation will be from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm with a service at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Little Rock Center in Red Lake. She was born February 27, 1940 in Swan Lake, Manitoba the daughter of Alfred and Maggie Scott. She...

Robert Lee Seaboy

Robert Lee Seaboy September 12, 1949 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Robert Lee Seaboy, age 64, of Summit, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Summit. He was born on September 12, 1949 in Sisseton, South Dakota the son of Ashley Brown and Jeanette Seaboy Varnes. As a young child he was raised by his mother and stepfather William Varnes. He attended school in Sisseton...

Gerald Dean Kingbird "Bezhigo Binesii"

Gerald Dean Kingbird "Bezhigo Binesii" (April 30, 1974 - July 23, 2014) Gerald Dean Kingbird, 40, of Red Lake, MN, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Bemidji, MN. Traditional Indian Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Boys and Girls Club in Ponemah, MN with Spiritual Leader Steven Jackson, officiating. A wake will begin Friday, July 25, 2014 in the afternoon at...

The Bezhigwaabik Store is now open for business

The Bezhigwaabik Store is now open for business Located next to Red Lake's C-Store on Highway 89 Hundreds of items $! on up For more information, call...

St. Mary's Mission Parish Festival - Sunday, July 27, 2014

St. Mary's Mission Parish Festival - Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:45 AM Mass Honoring out Grandparents followed by a Feast of Red Lake World Famous Walleye, wild rice and favorite local dishes Serving from 12 noon until 1:30 PM (Freewill Offering) Red Lake Craft Vendors Welcome For more information call St. Mary's Mission at...

Little Rock Day at the Seven Clans Casino Water Park

Little Rock Day at the Seven Clans Casino Water Park Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Free Swimming for our children Please call 679-5993 to pre-register for this community activity. You can leave registration information on their voicemail. We need to have an accurate head count to plan for lunch and wristbands. We hope to see you and your family at the Water Park. There will be one bus available for...

MANAGER INFORMATION SYSTEMS - Seven Clans Casinos –Warroad

** EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** MANAGER INFORMATION SYSTEMS RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Warroad MN OPENS: July 25, 2014 CLOSES: August 8, 2014 POSITION OBJECTIVES Under the general supervision of the General Manager is responsible to assist with computer hardware and software needs for Seven Clans Casinos. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assists with the...

GIFT SHOP MANAGER - Seven Clans Casinos –Warroad

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** GIFT SHOP MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Warroad, MN OPENS: July 25, 2014 CLOSES: August 8, 2014 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the General Manager – Resorts is responsible to oversee the Gift Shop operations for Seven Clans Casinos Thief River Falls. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ...

How many more students have to die?

Andy Marso was a college kid with a bright future. He left Minnesota to study journalism at the University of Kansas. He was three weeks away from graduating and had a job waiting as a sportswriter for the local paper. Then one day he literally felt a shiver up his...  Website