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Articles from the January 6, 2017 edition

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 By Joe Bowen    News    January 6, 2017

Proposed bonding bill includes millions for Red Lake schools

BEMIDJI—Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill includes millions of dollars for a project at Red Lake School District. The governor recommended allocating $14 million to pay for six new classrooms, a larger cafeteria, renovated music and fine arts classrooms and updated mechanical systems at Red Lake's elementary school and early childhood center. The planned project also includes a corridor connecting the school district's early childhood and elementary buildings, which Red Lake Superintendent Anne Lundquist said house about half of the...

 

Red Lake Schools and Red Lake Tribal Programs will start two hours late on Friday, January 6, 2017

Red Lake Schools and Red Lake Tribal Programs will start two hours late on Friday, January 6, 2017 due to inclement weather....

 

Tim Sumner Sworn-In As Beltrami County Commissioner

Three Beltrami County Commissioners stood for a swearing in ceremony on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. They included recently reelected Beltrami County Commissioners Tim Sumner and Jim Lucachick, and newly elected Commissioner Reed Olson. Held at the County Administration Building, families of the elected officials joined county program directors and other county staff gathering together and nearly filling the County Board room. Following the regular work session, at 4:30 pm a public reception was...

 

Warriors go to 10-1 with 86-82 win at Walker-Hackensack-Akley

Warriors go to 10-1 with 86-82 win at Walker-Hackensack-Akley on Thursday, January 5, 2017. It was only the second loss for WHA as they are now 6-2 on the season. Red Lake will host Cass Lake (8-2) in a boys and girls doubleheader on Friday, January 6, travel to Pine River-Backus (5-3) on January 13, and travel to Minneapolis to play Hillcrest Lutheran Academy (6-0) on Saturday, January 14. Photographs by Michael James Good and Charity Pemberton....

 

The GigaZone Comes to Kelliher and Northome

(Bemidji, MN) (January 5, 2017) – Paul Bunyan Communications has announced that for the first time, the GigaZone has come to Kelliher and Northome. As a result of continued upgrades to the Cooperative's all-fiber optic communications network over 1,700 more locations now have access to GigaZone services including Internet speeds up to a Gigabit per second. "We continue to make great progress on upgrading our network to incorporate even more members into the GigaZone and over the next several...

 

Northland Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol Named Beltrami Electric's 2016 Touchstone Energy® Community Award Winner

Bemidji, Minn. – Beltrami Electric Cooperative has selected Northland Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, as the winner of the local 2016 Touchstone Energy® Community Award, according to Beltrami Electric's Marketing/Communications Specialist, Angela Lyseng. The Touchstone Energy® Community Award recognizes organizations for outstanding contributions to their community. Beltrami Electric sought candidates for the Touchstone Energy® Community Award, which recognizes organizations...

 

Lady Warriors score 70 in first half to cruise to 97-38 win over Red Lake County Central

RED LAKE - The Lady Warriors racked up 70 points in the first half to lead 70-12 against Red Lake County Central on Thursday, January 5, 2017. They cruised to the 97-38 win and moved to 8-1 on the year. Grace White lead all scorers with 23 points on the night, Angel McClain nailed 22 mostly in the first half, Alexis Desjarlait added 19, Danielle Seki hit for 15, Gerika Kingbird had 8, and Samantha Roy added 6 points. Red Lake's JV Lady Warriors also won prior to the varsity game, 59-34. The...

 

2017 Red Lake News Year's Celebration - P7

The 2017 Red Lake News Year's Celebration was held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on Saturday, December 31, 2016....

 

Warriors continue to win, now 7-0 with 99-38 victory over Laporte - P15

The Red Lake Warriors basketball team continue to win as they up their record to 7-0 on the season with 99-38 win over Laporte on Thursday, December 15, 2016, in Red Lake. Red Lake never trailed and led 63-20 at the half. Most of the starters only played about half a game, as well. Rob McClain led all scorers with 18 points, WIll Morrison had 13, Robert Beaulieu added 12, Jamie Cook 11, Frankie Papasodora had 9, Brady Cook 8 and Brent Pemberton and Kendal Whitefeather each 7. Riley Kline and...

 

Red Lake Elementary School Christmas Program held on Tuesday, Decemberr 13, 2016 - P17

Red Lake Elementary School Christmas Program held on Tuesday, Decemberr 13, 2016 - P17...

 

Red Lake Elementary School Christmas Program held on Tuesday, Decemberr 13, 2016 - P18

The Red Lake Lady Warriors went to 4-0 on the season with their 85-42 win over Kelliher-Northome on Friday, December 9, 2016 in Red Lake. Alexis Desjarlait led the Warriors with 22 points on the night, Gerika Kingbird nailed 20 points, Angel McClain added 13, Grace White hit for 12, Danielle Seki had 7, Dominic Dickenson netted 5 and Kaylynn Chaboyea 4 points. Red Lake's Kaleigha Donnell let Kelliher-Northome with 14 points on the night. The Lady Warriors play in the NCTC Holiday Tournament...

 

Lady Warriors crush Laporte 108-36 in season home opener - P20

The Red Lake Lady Warriors crushed Laporte 108-36 in their season home opener on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Red Lake. Grace White led Red Lake with 27, Alexis Desjarlait added 25, all in the first half, Gerika Kingbird had 18, Angel McClain hit for 15, Kaylynn Chaboyea had 11 and Danielle Seki 9. Kortni Kerby led Laporte with 10 points....

 

Red Lake Warriors down Kelliher-Northome 88-47 to go to 6-0 on season in Home Opener - P17

The Red Lake Warriors played their first game at home on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, taking a 48-20 half time lead and cruising to the 88-47 victory. The win put the Warriors at 6-0 on the season. Rob McClain led Red Lake with 21 points, Jamie Cook and Rob Beaulieu each added 12 points, WIll Morrison netted 10 points, Anthony Beaulieu and Kendall Whitefeather each hit for 7 points, Brent Pemberton put in 5 points, Brady Cook and Justin Barrett each had 4 points and Jalen Kelly, David Smith and...

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P47

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P47...

 

Hearse stolen from Bemidji funeral home, found burned

BEMIDJI—The owners of a local funeral home started the year with an unpleasant surprise Monday, when they arrived at work to find that one of the hearses had been stolen. Though police soon located the hearse—owned by the Cease Family Funeral Home—in Clearwater County, it had been burned down to the chassis. The hearse was taken from the funeral home's Bemidji location according to Kevin Cease, who owns the business with his family. Cease said police were informed of the theft immediately and quickly found the burned-out vehicle....

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P48

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P48...

 

A focus on 'the big three': Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities to focus on transportation, taxes and bonding in 2017

BEMIDJI—The Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities are ready for another legislative session in St. Paul with the hope of accomplishing what was left unfinished in 2016. During a press conference call Thursday, coalition lobbyist and former state representative Marty Seifert outlined the strategy for the 2017 session, with major focuses on a tax bill, a bonding bill and transportation funding. Seifert said the 2016 election was a "rejection of business as usual," with much of Greater Minnesota frustrated by the lack of completion on major...

 

Dayton proposes $1.5 billion bonding bill; BSU, Red Lake projects included

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is bringing back a public works funding bill much like he offered last year, proposing to spend $1.5 billion on projects ranging from water treatment plants to fixing college buildings. “These projects have a direct economic benefit,” the governor told reporters in a conference call Wednesday. “I am presenting today a bonding bill that should have been passed nine months ago,” Dayton said. “Time is of the essence to make up for that last bonding year.” http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/n...

 

MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake

ST. PAUL—A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments. It is based on a bill most legislators backed last year, but Dayton opted not to sign after a $101 million mistake was discovered in it. The Democratic governor claims nearly a half million people would receive tax relief from his plan, announced on the third day...

 

A teen spread a racist video of a black classmate eating chicken; Both face criminal charges

The video was humiliating and racist, and it had spread to other students at the speed of the Internet. So the black teenager who was called racial slurs while he ate chicken took matters into his own hands, with violent results. It was early October, a few weeks after the start of classes at Saucon Valley High School, 75 miles north of Philadelphia. The 16-year-old student was at a pep rally, participating in a chicken wing eating contest, his attorney said. Nearby, a white student, a 14-year-old underclassman, pulled out his phone and...

 

Sumner sworn in 2nd term, elected Chairman

Newly elected and former members on the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners took their oath of office. Guests watched Tim Sumner, Jim Lucachick and Reed Olson raise their right hand. Commissioner Tim Sumner will be the chair of the board and serves on several committees including Greater Bemidji and the Association of Minnesota Counties. He’s pleased to be on the board once again. http://lptv.org/beltrami-county-commissioners-sworn-into-office/...

 

Free Market for Education? Economists Generally Don't Buy It

The odds are good that privatizing education will be part of the agenda for President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration. The Republican platform calls for increasing the role of banks in giving out student loans. And Mr. Trump and the platform advocate an expansion of both vouchers, which enable students to attend the private school of their choice with government funds, and charter schools. In addition, Betsy DeVos, Mr. Trump’s nominee for education secretary, has supported legislation that would establish vouchers in Michigan, as...

 

UW-Eau Claire Researcher Finds Increase In Race-Based Bullying In Schools

A cyberbullying researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire said he's seeing an increase in the number of high school students being bullied because their race or skin color than in past years. Justin Patchin, a criminal justice professor at UW-Eau Claire, said for the last three years he and a colleague have talked to thousands of middle and high school students about bullying in school and online. This summer and fall nearly 6,000 students were surveyed nationwide and a new trend has emerged. "If we look at the 2013 data, about 12...

 

STATEMENT FROM REP. GROSSELL ON HOUSE REPUBLICANS TAKING ACTION ON TAXES, HEALTH CARE; DEMOCRATS BLOCK PREMIUM RELIEF

ST. PAUL, MN—House Republicans wasted no time getting to work on key session priorities, including health care and tax relief. House File 2, which will result in $21.7 million in tax relief for 220,000 Minnesota tax filers by conforming Minnesota's tax code to the federal tax code, passed Thursday on a vote of 130-0. “Providing Minnesotans with tax relief was one of my top priorities and I am proud to say we have already made significant progress towards that goal by passing this bill,” said Rep. Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook. “We were...

 

December Weed of the Month: Japanese barberry

In last month's Weed of the Month article, we introduced the invasive shrub Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii). This shrub has escaped landscape cultivation in Minnesota, naturalized in our woods, and is threatening our native habitats. This month, we will explore the interesting connection between Japanese barberry, ticks, and Lyme disease. Researchers in Connecticut found that there is a higher density of blacklegged (deer) ticks carrying Lyme disease in barberry infestations than in...

 

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