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Brandi Lyyn Shank

Brandi Lyyn Shank April 21, 1992 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 25) Brandi Lynn Shank, age 25, of Cass Lake, Minnesota passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 12, 2017. She was born on April 21, 1992 in Bemidji, MN to Theresa Pemberton and Roger Strong, Sr. Brandi gradua...

 

Edith Mae Jackson

Edith Mae Jackson September 27, 1933 ~ November 13, 2017 (age 84)) Edith “Beeb” Mae (Johns) Jackson, age 84, of the Bear Clan and Red Lake, Minnesota went home on Monday, November 13, 2017 from the Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, MN. She was born in Red Lake, MN on...

 

House Democrats introduce impeachment articles against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-dozen Democrats on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses, in a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House. Indeed, the large majority of Democrats seem intent on...

 

Police find body of California gunman's wife hidden under floor of home

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — The wife of a gunman who went on a shooting rampage in a Northern California town was found dead inside their home, authorities announced Wednesday, raising the death toll from the attack to five. Investigators discovered the body of Kevin Janson Neal’s wife hidden under the...

 

Case Keenum named Vikings' starting QB for Sunday vs. Rams

Case Keenum was named the Vikings’ starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams, head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday. The move was expected after Keenum threw a career-high four touchdown passes in leading the Vikings to their fifth straight win, 38-30 last Sunday at Washington. Keenum did...

 

Ex-Shakopee schools chief bilked district of $73,600, charges say

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — The former superintendent for Shakopee Public Schools has been charged on suspicion of using a district credit card to pay for trips, home electronics, Grand Ole Opry tickets, sports memorabilia, jewelry and other items. Rod Thompson abused his district-issued credit card to buy items for personal...

 

Dayton on sex harassment: 'I don't think you can prevent people from misbehaving, but there should be consequences'

In his first public remarks about the growing sexual harassment scandals sweeping through the Capitol, Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday that though sexual harassment is a “pervasive” problem through society, “there should be consequences — swift and consistent consequences.” The comments came in response to a...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: DNR ends invasive-species grants citing budget crunch

DULUTH, Minn.—Even as zebra mussels, starry stonewort weed and giant Asian carp invade more of Minnesota's waterways, the state Department of Natural Resources is eliminating aquatic invasive-species grants to local groups due to a budget shortfall. In a recent email sent to local government agencies and nonprofit...

 

InsureMyTrip and Hopper Release Updated 2017 Thanksgiving Travel Report

WARWICK, RI - In an effort to help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to Thanksgiving travel plans, Hopper and InsureMyTrip research teams reveal what airports and flights to avoid, the best time to buy, and how the latest data trends can aid travelers when comparing travel insurance...

 

Peterson calls on U.S. Customs and Border Protection to reverse decision to reduce hours at Lancaster, Roseau Port of Entry

WASHINGTON – In a phone call to U.S Customs and Border Protection, Congressman Collin C. Peterson asked the agency to reconsider their decision in reducing service hours and shifting staff at key border entry ports in Lancaster and Roseau. “These ports help drive the local economy when Canadians visiting Minnesota...

 

Halloween 2017 held all over the Red Lake Indian Reservation - P23

Halloween 2017 held all over the Red Lake Indian Reservation - P23...

 

Halloween 2017 held all over the Red Lake Indian Reservation - P24

Halloween 2017 held all over the Red Lake Indian Reservation - P24...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors Basketball 2017-2018 Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time 11/30/17 Blackduck Home 6:00 p.m. 12/01/17 Fosston Sanford 6:00 p.m. 12/05/17 Nevis Away 6:00 p.m. 12/07/17 W-H-A Home 6:00 p.m. 12/08/17 K-N Away 6:00 p.m. 12/12/17 TRF Away TBA 12/14/17 TRF Away TBA 12/15/17 TRF Away TBA 12/19/17 Laporte...

 

Title IX complaint filed over Minnesota dance team policy

Lawyers working on behalf of a Superior High School student have requested a federal investigation into whether the Minnesota State High School League's girls-only policy for dance teams violates Title IX. Attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit representing Superior High School sophomore Kaiden Johnson,...

 

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear case challenging teachers union protections

The Minnesota Supreme Court will decide if a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s teachers union protections should move forward. The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it had agreed to hear the case brought by Tiffini Flynn Forslund and three other Minnesota parents. Forslund’s case, filed in...

 

Mpls. schools weighing all options to counter $33M deficit

The Minneapolis school board on Tuesday discussed potentially painful cuts to address its $33 million budget shortfall. Since the deficit for the next school year was revealed this fall, Minneapolis schools Superintendent Ed Graff has said he's considering all options to find savings in the state's third-largest...

 

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data from the federal Centers for Disease Control...

 

Shakopee tribe and American Heart Association launch new health initiative with American Indian Cancer Foundation

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., November 15, 2017 — The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) today announced the creation of a $200,000 grant program to support innovative nutrition-based, health-focused advocacy efforts in Native American communities. The American Indian Cancer...

 

Hy-Vee Details Its New Construction Projects to Meet Customers' Changing Lifestyles

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 15, 2017) — Hy-Vee, Inc. is expanding several of its facilities and making changes at some of its stores to meet customers’ changing lifestyles. Construction is already underway and includes projects across the company’s eight-state region. “This fiscal year, we have approved one of...

 

MEETING TO ADDRESS SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

ST. PAUL – Reps. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, and Matt Grossell, R-Clearbrook, urge area citizens to attend a meeting this Monday in Bemidji to discuss services for children with autism and related conditions. The meeting is one of three around the state hosted by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) on this...

 

Hy-Vee Becomes the Official Grocery, Pharmacy and Floral Partner of the Timberwolves, Lynx and Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and Iowa Wolves today announced a new long-term partnership with Hy-Vee, Inc. to be the teams’ official grocery, pharmacy and floral partner. “We couldn’t be more excited to begin this partnership with Hy-Vee and welcome them into our...

 

Commissioner of Health appoints community members to health equity advisory council

Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger recently appointed 25 Minnesotans to a newly created advisory council that will provide guidance on how to advance the health of communities across the state that are most impacted by persistent health inequities. The Health Equity Advisory and Leadership (HEAL) Council...

 

3 arrested at Enbridge Line 3 pipeline site in Wisconsin

SUPERIOR, Wis. — Police have arrested three protesters at an Enbridge pipeline construction site in northwestern Wisconsin. Authorities say 12 to 15 pipeline opponents gathered at the site in Superior about 9 a.m. Wednesday. Police Chief Matt Markon says one protester attached himself to a piece of equipment that...

 

Car collides with train, killing 2 women in northwestern Minnesota

PLUMMER, Minn. — The State Patrol says two women are dead after their car collided with a freight train in far northwestern Minnesota. Authorities say 78-year-old Emilie Genevieve Skjerven of Plummer was driving a Ford Taurus on a private driveway when she collided with a Canadian Pacific freight train Wednesday...

 

Civil rights group faults St. Paul, Minneapolis police body-camera policy

A national civil rights organization is leveling criticism at St. Paul and Minneapolis police body camera policies, along with those of several other law enforcement agencies round the nation. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, along with Upturn, released an updated scorecard this week, which...

 

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