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Articles from the January 18, 2017 edition

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Paul Bunyan Communications awarded State of Minnesota Border to Border Broadband Grant for portions of Itasca County, Hubbard County

(Bemidji, MN) (January 16, 2017) –Paul Bunyan Communications has been awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant from the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber optic services to portions of central Itasca County, southern Hubbard County, and a small portion of Becker County. As a result, the cooperative will begin expansion construction this spring that will pass a minimum of 1,030 locations in portions of Arbo Township, Balsam Township, Lawrence Township, and Nashwauk Township in Itasca...

 

Lady Warriors dominate Mahnomen 98-24 at home - P2

The Red Lake Lady Warriors came out quickly and strong, racking up 44 points to lead Mahnomen 44-9 at the half. They continued that pace throughout the second half, coming away with a 98-24 victory. Alexis Desjarlait led the Warriors with 28 points on the night, Grace White hit for 25 (7 of her shots were 3-pointers), Danielle Seki shot for 16 points, Angel McClain added 9 points, while Samantha Roy hit 5 points. Jessica Refshaw hit for 6 points for Mahnomen. Red Lake improves to 12-2 with the...

 

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of our Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant:

Brian Dow received $956 to buy equipment to create prints of his paintings. Lavender Hunt was awarded $1,000 to purchase supplies and materials to create traditional Anishinaabe apparel pieces and beaded jewelry. Pamela Iceman received $971 to create a series of purses, wallets, and medallions. Jacob McArthur was awarded $1,000 to create a photography series called Springtime on the White Earth Reservation. Arts funding for artists in Beltrami, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Clearwater and Hubbard Counties. For more information, or with...

 

Warriors take down undefeated Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 72-61 - P3

The Red Lake Warriors took down undefeated Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 72-61 on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Minneapolis. Warriors are now 12-1 on the season, while Hillcrest Lutheran Academy dropped to 8-1. Red Lake will hostbMahnomen on Thursday, January 16th, travel to Kelliher/Northome on January 19th and host Robinsdale Cooper on Saturday, January 21, 2017....

 

Warriors knock off Mahnomen 102-59 in Red Lake - P2

The Red Lake Warriors hosted Mahnomen on Monday, January 16, 2017, and although both teams started off quickly and stayed even for the first couple of minutes, Red Lake led at the half 53-35. Red Lake continued it's high paced offense and defense in the second half, with 65 points coming from the bench, to go on to win 102-59. Kendall Whiotefeather led the Warriors with 24 points, Justin Barrett hit for 19, Jamie Cook added 15, Frank Papasodora and Robbie Beaulieu each netted 10--Beaulieu with...

 

"Take Back our Community" - Opioid Overdose Prevention and Treatment Seminar held in Red Lake - P5

RED LAKE - The "Take Back our Community" - Opioid Overdose Prevention and Treatment Seminar was held at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Well attended, the seminar began with breakfast at 7:30 AM, followed by registration and the Opening Ceremonies. Murphy Thomas, the Facilitator, provided introductions, followed by welcome addressed by Cynthia Gunderson, Red Lake IHS Pharmacy, Dana Lyons, Red Lake Public Safety and Salena Beasley, Red Lake Chemical Health...

 

Red Lake Warriors cruise to 11-1 with win over Cass Lake Bena 99-56 - P8

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors had no trouble with the Cass Lake Panthers on Friday, January 6, 2017, as they took a 63-34 half time lead and cruised to a 99-56 victory. The win put Red Lake at 11-1 on the season while Cass Lake dropped to 8-3--two of their losses came to Red Lake. Jamie Cook led the Warriors with 29 points, all 3's except for one two-pointer and seven of the 3's were in a row before he missed one; Kendall Whitefeather hit for 16 points, Rob McClain netted 12 and Rob Beaulieu...

 

Lady Warriors crush Cass Lake 90-19 in Red Lake - P8

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors had no trouble with the Cass Lake Panthers on Friday, January 6, 2017, as they dominated throughout the game in both offense and defense, crushing the Panthers 90-19. The win lifted Red Lake to 9-1 on the season, while the Panthers dropped to 2-7. Grace White also grabbed her 1000th career rebound in the game, a milestone not reached by many. The Lady Warriors will travel to Mountain Iron-Buhl on Saturday, January 7, Minneapolis Washburn on Friday, January...

 

Lady Warriors score 70 in first half to cruise to 97-38 win over Red Lake County Central - P9

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 - P15

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

 

Red Lake Warriors down Kelliher-Northome 88-47 to go to 6-0 on season in Home Opener - P25

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...

 

Lady Warriors crush Laporte 108-36 in season home opener - P28

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....

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P63

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P63...

 

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P64

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P64...

 

Authorities ID Motley man who died in fire

MOTLEY, Minn. — Authorities Tuesday identified a man who died in a house fire Friday in Motley. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a house fire at 6:42 a.m. Friday  off Minnesota Highway 64 in rural Motley, about 22 miles west of Brainerd. Responders arrived and found a trailer house fully engulfed in fire. Efforts to extinguish the fire were immediately underway. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4200561-authorities-id-motley-man-who-died-fire...

 

Man accused of killing Twin Cities woman in North Dakota pleads not guilty

FARGO -- A man who faces a manslaughter charge in the death of a Vadnais Heights, Minn., woman entered not guilty pleas in Cass County District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 17. In addition to pleading not guilty to manslaughter, Timothy Barr, 51, of Lakeville, Minn., pleaded not guilty to a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death or personal injury in connection with the death of Michelle Newell, 45. Newell’s body was found in rural Cass County in early December by investigators who were directed to the site where the remains...

 

Willmar businessman to be re-sentenced on criminal sexual conduct charges

WILLMAR, Minn. — Willmar businessman Peter Hoagland, currently serving nearly 19 years in prison for sexually abusing young boys in the 1980s and 1990s, will be re-sentenced on two counts, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. A Kandiyohi County District Court judge originally handed Hoagland the 18½-year sentence, nearly three times more severe than is standard for the charges, following Hoagland's October 2015 guilty plea to four counts each of second- and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. http://www.bemidj...

 

Senators introduce bill to delist wolves

Senators from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming on Tuesday introduced their version of a bill that would once again allow hunting and trapping of wolves in those states. The bill is similar to one introduced earlier this month in the U.S. House and signals the likelihood that federal endangered species protections will end for the big carnivore sooner rather than later. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.; Ron Johnson, R-Wis.; John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. introduced the bill that would "delist" the gray wolf in...

 

Here's why you're seeing Google surveys on Forum Communications websites

Over the past few weeks you may have noticed the addition of surveys to Forum Communications articles. The surveys, administered by Google, effectively hide stories until you either take the surveys or skip them. Some of you may be irritated about not getting quick access to a news item you want to read or watch, while others of you might assume that something nefarious is happening, like a piece of malware has taken over your phone or computer.   We get it. We spend a lot of time on news websites too, and we know where you’re coming from....

 

MDE asks buyers of rustic log furniture to look for signs of insect infestation

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) asks Minnesotans who may have bought rustic log furniture to look for signs of insect damage. Insects can live in this type of furniture for two years or more. In 2016, the MDA investigated two separate incidents of rustic log furniture harboring invasive insects. The brown fir beetle (Callidiellum villosulum) was found in rustic pine log furniture imported from China into Minnesota. The velvet longhorned beetle (Trichoferus campestris) was discovered in rustic walnut log...

 

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, EPA AND THE NAVAJO NATION ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT FOR CLEANUP OF 94 ABANDONED URANIUM MINES ON THE NAVAJO NATION

WASHINGTON– The United States and the Navajo Nation have entered into a settlement agreement with two affiliated subsidiaries of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. for the cleanup of 94 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Under the settlement, valued at over $600 million, Cyprus Amax Minerals Company and Western Nuclear, Inc., will perform the work and the United States will contribute approximately half of the costs. The settlement terms are outlined in a proposed consent decree filed today in federal court in Phoenix, Arizona. With this...

 

Hy-Vee Introduces 'Ugly' Produce to Complement Food Waste Diversion Efforts

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 17, 2017) — To further combat the nation’s food waste issue, Hy-Vee, Inc. recently began offering so-called “ugly” produce in nearly all of its 242 grocery stores. “Ugly” produce is cosmetically challenged fruits and vegetables that would traditionally go unsold due to the industry’s size and shape standards. However, a movement to make this imperfect produce culturally acceptable to purchase and available to consumers has been gaining popularity overseas in Europe and now in the United States. Hy-Vee...

 
 Events   

Credit Building on the Rez Workshop

Credit Building on the Rez Workshop January 19, 2017 - 9 AM - 11 AM- Seven Clans Casino Event Center - Red Lake Featuring GP Anderson, Certified F& I Professional Free and Available to Red Lake Band Members Red Lake Tribal Employees Red Lake Gaming Employees Pre-register at 679-1456 or sjames@redlakenation.org...

 
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Financial Skills for Families - January 25th and 26th, 2017

Money doesn't grow on trees; so join us for some tips and techniques on how to stretch the dollars you do have. Financial Skills for Families January 25th & 26th, 2017 9am to 4pm Seven Clans Casino-Red Lake 8:30am Continental Breakfast - Noon Lunch FMI or to Register: call 679-1456 or sjames@redlakenation.org FREE for Red Lake Enrollees & Red Lake Employees The last session in our Credit Repair series. Those who attended all 4 of the sessions are eligible for 1 of 4 Savings Plan Prizes...

 
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Regaining Food Sovereignty - Canning Preservation Demonstration Part 2 & Soil Management

Regaining Food Sovereignty - Canning Preservation Demonstration Part 2 & Soil Management Monday, January 23, 2017 - 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Ponemah Boys & Girls Club...

 

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