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First of several Community Engagement Meetings held in Red Lake

RED LAKE - The first of several Community Engagement Meetings was held at the Red Lake Nation College - Commons Area on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. This engagement meeting was titled, "Duties and Responsibilities of Elected Officials." Led by the Chairman of the Constitutional Reform Initiative, Tharen Stillday, topics of discussion included Hereditary Chiefs, officials on paid committees, conflicts of interest, duties of all elected officials, compensation, informing their constituents, term l...

 

Downwind killer set to be sentenced Thursday

BEMIDJI--The last of three men involved in the October 2015 disappearance and death of Rose Downwind is scheduled to be sentenced today, bringing to a close more than a year of emotionally charged legal proceedings. Marchello Cimmarusti, 41, is set to receive his sentence at 1 p.m. at the Beltrami County Courthouse. Cimmarusti admitted on Dec. 7, 2015, to killing Downwind, 31, and pleaded guilty to second-degree intentionally murder on April 18 of last year. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4214592-downwind-killer-se...

 

Lady Warriors top a hundred in 108-14 win over Fond du Lac - P9

RED LAKE - The Lady Warriors dominated in their victory over the Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Saturday, January 28, 2017, as they went to 16-2 on the year. Red Lake scored first and didn't look back, racking up a 68-7 halftime lead, on to victory 108-14. The Lady Warriors defense held Fond du Lac to just 7 points in each half. Grace White led all scorers with 29, 21 points in the first half, Alexis Desjarlait nailed 23, 17 of her points in the first half, Danielle Seki hit for 15, Angel McClain and...

 

Red Lake High School Second Quarter Honor Roll 2017

Red Lake High School 2nd quarter Honor Roll 2017 A Honor Roll 9 Adriah Sayers 9 Calista R. Nichols 9 Erin Lussier 9 Gerika A. Kingbird 9 Joelle Drouillard 9 KayLynn Chaboyea 10 Jalen Kelly 10 Keegan W. Swinson 10 Mia R. Long 11 Alysha R. Beaulieu 11 Cassidy L. Defoe 11 Kiersten R. Iceman 10 David Smith 11 Ryan V. Kingbird 12 Danielle L. Seki 12 Violet May B Honor Roll 9 Marlene R. Blue 9 Alexis A. Flores 9 Cynthia A. May 9 Daylen French 9 Lakato S. Tejohn 9 LaShaun M. Roy 9 LeShawnda S. Brun 9...

 

Red Lake Warriors have no trouble with Fond du Lac in 85-31 win - P9

RED LAKE - Red Lake had no trouble with the visiting Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Saturday, January 28, 2017, as they took a 54-18 half time lead and went on to victory, 85-31. The win put their record to 16-3 on the year. Jamie Cook led the Warriors with 17 points, Rob McClain and Brady Cook each hit for 13, William Morrison and Frankie Papsadora both added 9, Rob Beaulieu III and Cyprus Whitefeather both put in 6 and Justin Barrett had 4. Evan Butcher had 14 for FDL. Red Lake will travel to Laporte...

 

RED LAKE TRIBAL MEMBERS CAN NOW RECEIVE A FREE SMART PHONE ON THE VERIZON NETWORK!

Benefits include: - Smart Phone (phone that provides access to WIFI and data services) - UP TO 1000 MINUTES, 1700 TXT, 100 MB DATA EVERY MONTH In order to receive a phone you must be at least 18 years old, and live on Federally-Recognized Tribal Lands and have at least one of the benefits listed below: • Medicaid (Yours or your Childs State Insurance Card) • Food Share (SNAP) (Food Stamp Card) • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF) (Letter from TANIF manager) • Food...

 

Rough night in Red Lake as Nevis upsets Warriors 60-40 - P12

RED LAKE - The Nevis Tigers came into Red Lake Warrior County with a 13-1 record, losing only to Cass Lake all season. Red Lake was coming off a stunning 71-70 loss over the weekend to 4A school Copper Robbinsdale. It should be a very good game, most people were saying. It turned out very good for the visitors. Nevis scored first with a free throw, and led 3-0 after a basket underneath. Red Lake tied the game with a 3-bagger from Jamie Cook, and led 5-3 after another basket in the early minute...

 

Half-court shot at the buzzer gives 4A Robbinsdale Cooper 71-70 win over 1A Red Lake Warriors - P14

RED LAKE-With a little over 3-seconds remaining on the clock and the Red Lake Warriors leading 70-68, a half-court shot just before the buzzer gave 4A Robbinsdale Cooper an almost unbelievable victory on Saturday afternoon at Red Lake High School. Heartbreaking is the word many Red Lake fans witnessed as the shot went up from half-court just before the buzzer, and went in for the 3-points needed for Cooper to win. Nathan Hill, No. 22, was Robbinsdale Cooper's hero, his only 3-points hit in the...

 

Lady Warriors dominate in 81-25 win over the Nevis Tigers - P14

RED LAKE-The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Nevis on Friday, January 20, 2017, taking a 55-12 half time lead, on to an 81-25 victory. Grace White led all scorers with 27 points for Red Lake, Angel McClain hit for 19, Danielle Seki added 12, Alexis Desjarlait had 11 and Gerika Kingbird netted 10. Emma Bliss led the Tigers with 8. The win lifted the Lady Warriors' record to 14-2 on the season, while Nevis dropped to 1-10. Red Lake will travel to Cook to play North Woods on Thursday, January 26,...

 

Red Lake Warriors back on track with 105-47 win over Blackduck - P9

RED LAKE - After two losses in a row at home, the Red Lake Warriors continued in their winning ways on Friday, January 27, 2017, by taking a 67-22 half time lead, on to the 105-47 victory. Red Lake moved to 15-3 on the season. Rob Beaulieu led all scorers with 26 points, 21 of them in the first half, Jamie Cook hit for 19, Rob McClain Jr. added 15, William Morrison and Frankie Papsadora each scored 8, Dave Dudley and Justin Barrett both netted 7 and Anthony Beaulueu put in 5. Ike Volt had 19...

 

Warriors knock off Mahnomen 102-59 in Red Lake - P18

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...

 

2017 Red Lake New Year's Celebration - P31

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

 

For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past

WOODBURY, Minn. — President Donald Trump's recent ban on immigration from seven countries has one Woodbury man drawing parallels from his past. Yoshio Matsumoto was among the Japanese Americans bound for internment camps following Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, an act that plunged America into World War II. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4214515-mn-resident-trumps-travel-ban-draws-parallels-his-past...

 

3 men wanted in federal court on DAPL protest charges

BISMARCK — Authorities are asking the public's help to locate three fugitives who are wanted on federal charges stemming from Dakota Access Pipeline protests. U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers announced Wednesday, Feb. 8, that an indictment was unsealed in U.S. District Court relating to an incident that occurred on Oct. 27. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4214470-3-men-wanted-federal-court-dapl-protest-charges...

 

Four agricultural councils seek candidates

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Four Minnesota agricultural research and promotion councils are seeking candidates for their board elections. Positions are open on the board of directors for the Canola, Dry Bean, Sunflower, and Area One Potato Research and Promotion Councils. Farmers interested in running in the election must contact their respective commodity council (listed below) by Monday, March 27, 2017. Candidates should be producers of the commodity they represent, be active in the industry, knowledgeable about promotion initiatives, and interested...

 

Cook I at Red Lake Elementary School

Internal and Externally Posting 02/08/2017 – 02/15/2017 Red Lake School District #38 is seeking applicants for a Cook I at Red Lake Elementary School. Major Position Duties: 1. Assembles food supplies, measures ingredients for meals according to standardized recipes and/or instructions from Head Cook II and helps prepare meals 2. Serves food to students and stores food supplies according to policies and regulations 3. Cleans work areas, utensils and equipment using procedures established for...

 

GOP lawmaker proposes abolishing Department of Education

On the same day the Senate confirmed President Trump’s secretary of Education pick by a historically narrow margin, a House Republican introduced legislation to abolish the entire department Betsy DeVos will lead. Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie’s bill is only a page long, after merely stating the Department of Education would terminate on Dec. 31, 2018. Massie believes that policymakers at the state and local levels should be responsible for education policy, instead of a federal agency that’s been in place since 1980. ht...

 

Wake County to discuss impact of state K-3 class size changes

The Wake County school board will work on its legislative agenda Tuesday, swear in new board member Kathy Hartenstine, get a first look at 2018-19 school calendars and deal with a variety other issues. During the work session, staff will present items that Wake may lobby for during this year’s long session of the General Assembly. Items up for consideration include school board election maps, school calendar flexibility and relief from new K-3 class size limits. Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/educat...

 

Career, technical teachers in short supply at Minn. Schools

Minnesota schools say they don’t have enough teachers to help prepare high school students for careers, and in the coming weeks lawmakers at the Capitol are expected to step in to help. The debate about career-focused classes like manufacturing, business and health care has been part of a broader state conversation about changes to teacher licensing. http://www.austindailyherald.com/2017/02/career-technical-teachers-in-short-supply-at-minn-schools/...

 

Executive Director - CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Executive Director CHEMICAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Open: February 8, 2017 Closing: February 24, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for directing the public entity charged with planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating a system of care for mental illness and substance abuse treatment and prevention for all Chemical Health Programs. Reports to Executive Administrator, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: • Administers, direct...

 

Grant & Contract Accountant - ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Grant & Contract Accountant ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT Open: February 8, 2017 Closing: February 24, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. Primary Function: Assist with handling the financial and compliance needs of the Federal and State agency programs. Reports to Director of Finance, full-time positions, w/benefits, salary; DOQ. Essential Responsibilities & Duties: • Budget Management o Review program budgets and expenditures for accuracy and compliance with appropriate laws and regulation...

 

New program teaches foster parents to treat opiate-addicted babies in home

BEMIDJI -- A hospital isn't the best place for a baby to come off opioids, say John and Cindy Ness. They would know: For the last 17 years, the couple has been foster parents to dozens of children — mostly newborns and toddlers, some of whom were born addicted to opioids. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4214472-new-program-teaches-foster-parents-treat-opiate-addicted-babies-home...

 

A civil liberties giant steps down as head of ACLU Minnesota

With President Donald Trump in a constitutional showdown over his ban on refugees from predominantly Muslim countries, it would hardly seem the time for the voice of the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota to bow out. He realizes it, too. “This is the fight you want if you join the ACLU,” Chuck Samuelson said, sitting at his desk in his small suite of offices in St. Paul last week. http://www.startribune.com/a-civil-liberties-giant-steps-down-as-head-of-aclu-minnesota/413234373/...

 

Trump slams the courts, and his Supreme Court nominee hits back

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's extended criticism of the judiciary prompted a rebuke Wednesday from his nominee for the Supreme Court, who told a senator that the president's comments were "demoralizing and disheartening." Judge Neil Gorsuch, who was nominated by Trump to the nation's high court last week, made the comments after Trump accused an appellate court considering his immigration and refugee executive order of being "so political." During the weekend, the president labeled a judge who ruled on his executive order a...

 

St. Paul mayor and police chief to Muslims: 'We will stand with you'

Inside the community room at the Skyline Towers in St. Paul, about 200 Muslims shared fears about President Donald Trump’s recent immigration changes. St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell and Mayor Chris Coleman sought to ease their concern, saying the city of St. Paul will continue to support and protect immigrants in Minnesota. http://www.startribune.com/st-paul-mayor-and-police-chief-to-muslims-we-will-stand-with-you/413234313/...

 

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