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 By Jennifer Brooks    News    May 29, 2015 

Heroin traffickers created 'epidemic' on Minnesota reservations

Drug traffickers targeted two Minnesota Indian reservations they thought wouldn't have the resources to stop the millions of dollars worth of heroin suddenly flooding across their borders, investigators say. But tribal police teamed with federal agents in a seven-month investigation that dismantled an interstate drug ring loaded with heroin, cocaine and prescription narcotics from Detroit, Chicago...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Red Lake and Ponemah Head Start Graduations held on Thursday

Red Lake and Ponemah Head Start Graduations held on Thursday Photographs by members of the community....

 
 By Eugene Standingcloud    News    May 29, 2015 

Annual Seven Clans Casino - Thief River Pow Wow 2015 - P2

Annual Seven Clans Casino - Thief River Pow Wow 2015 - P2...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

NOTICE OF A MANDATORY REFERENDUM VOTE - Pursuant to Resolution No. 95-15

TO: Members of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Notice is hereby given of a referendum vote to be held by secret ballot on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, to seek the guidance of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians regarding the sale of alcoholic beverages at the casino properties located in Thief River Falls, MN and Warroad, MN. There shall appear on the referendum ballot the following...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

2015 Ponemah Kindergarten Graduation - P3

The 2015 Ponemah Kindergarten Graduation ceremonies were held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at the Ponemah School....

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Minneapolis Woman Believed To Be Abducted

Update, 8 p.m., May 8: A woman who was appeared to have been abducted by her ex-boyfriend was found Thursday evening in South Minneapolis. The woman and her ex-boyfriend, Wesley Little, were found around 7:20 p.m. in a vehicle near the 3rd precinct. An officer recognized the van and the license plate and pulled it over. Little is in police custody and is expected to be booked into the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center. ht...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

UPDATED: 41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring linked to Minnesota reservations

MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. District Attorney Andrew Luger announced Thursday the indictment of 41 members of a multi-state drug trafficking ring that targeted Native American lands for the sales of heroin and prescription drugs. The ring, headed by Omar Sharif Beasley, allegedly moved weapons and drugs from Detroit and Chicago through Minneapolis and sold heroin, oxycodone and other prescription and...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

St. Paul Parents Charged with Neglect after Hungry Kids Walked to Gas Station

A St. Paul man and woman are facing charges after a 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl walked into a SuperAmerica gas station alone because they were hungry. St. Paul officers were called at 8:30 p.m. Monday to the gas station at 1146 Payne Ave. An employee called 911 and said two children came into the store wanting to buy food but didn’t have any money. The caller said both children were very dirty, and one had a full diaper and shoes on the...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

41 People Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Forty-one people were indicted on Thursday, accused of being members of a multi-state heroin trafficking conspiracy. The 41 defendants named in the indictment were charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Methamphetamine, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone, Hydrocodone, and Methadone. Several defendants were charged with additional crimes related to the drug trafficking scheme, including firearms...

 
 By Shyra Antone    News    May 29, 2015 

Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Sunday Afternoon Session - P4

Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Sunday Afternoon Session Winners at Seven Clans Casino Pow Wow 2015 http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2015/05/27/news/winners-at-seven-clans-casino-pow-wow-2015/35692.html...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

41 indicted in drug ring targeting MN reservations

MINNEAPOLIS - Federal prosecutors have indicted 41 people in connection with an alleged large-scale drug trafficking ring that supplied heroin and other narcotics to Minnesota Indian reservations. A criminal complaint says the drug ring, reportedly led by Omar Sharif Beasley, bought and transported heroin, methamphetamine, oxycodone, methadone and other drugs to sell them in communities...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

153 Students Graduate from Kindergarten in 2015 - P5

There were 153 students from Red Lake Elementary School that graduated from Kindergarten in a ceremony held on Friday, May 22, 2015....

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

VIDEO - 41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On Reservations

VIDEO - 41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On Reservations http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2015/05/28/federal-authorities-bust-midwest-drug-trafficking-ring/...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

US Attorney: Drug Ring Bust Means Less Heroin in Minnesota

Forty-one people are facing federal charges in an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed drugs across the Upper Midwest and on two large Minnesota Indian reservations, plus North Dakota. U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Andrew Luger on Thursday announced what he calls the "takedown" of a multi-state organization that transported illicit drugs largely out of Detroit and Chicago and sold...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

INCREASE IN COUNTERFEIT BILLS

The Bemidji Police Department is alerting local businesses to be aware of counterfeit $20 bills. These counterfeit bills have been reported by many different businesses in the Bemidji Area within the past week. Bemidji Police have also received information from area banks who report the bills are coming from businesses throughout Beltrami County. The Bemidji Police Department encourages local...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

Red Lake Elementary Schools holds Annual Pow Wow - P6

Red Lake Elementary School held its Annual Pow Wow on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Red Lake. This years new Princess and Brave were Emiris Lussier and Desmond Desjarlait....

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Minneapolis town hall looks at heroin's legacy of misery in Indian communities

Around 100 people attended a Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office town hall meeting Thursday night at the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis to discuss the devastating effects of heroin on the American Indian community and to provide prevention tips. Many of the audience members were affiliated with the Little Earth housing complex in Minneapolis, which has lost six people to heroin overdoses over the past six months. Hennepin County...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

2015 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake - P7

2015 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Red Lake Casino Event Center....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

St. Mary's Mission School 2015 Pow Wow held in Red Lake - P7

The St. Mary's Mission School 2015 Pow Wow was held in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 20, 2015....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Saturday Afternoon Session - P5

Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Saturday Afternoon Session - P5...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2015 

4th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Gathering held in Red Lake - P19

RED LAKE, MN - Over 300 Red Lake elders took part in day one of the 4th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Gathering, which began with registration at 8 AM at the Red Lake Casino Event Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. There were numerous activities scheduled for the day which began with a hearty breakfast, Eugene Stillday with the opening ceremony, honor songs by the Red Lake Nation Singers, the...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Mille Lacs Band plans Sandpiper public hearing: Asks state to postpone June 5 decision on allowing pipeline

ONAMIA, Minn. -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans its own public hearing next Friday on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline -- the same day the state will decide whether to allow construction of the controversial project. Dissatisfied with what tribal officials call a lack of cooperation from the state of Minnesota, the Mille Lacs Band has organized a hearing regarding the pipeline, which Enbridge Energy plans to use in order to...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area

The “fish fly” hatches have begun in the Bemidji area. One of the earliest major hatches of fish flies are midges, which is the adult phase of blood worms. Blood worms live in the mud basin of the lakes along with dozens of species of dragonflies, several varieties of mayflies and many other varieties of aquatic insects. Midges are small insects that look similar to mosquitoes, only without the stinger. The major hatches usually start...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Number of farms affected by avian flu approaching 100

WILLMAR –– Three new cases of bird flu were reported today on Minnesota farms, bringing the total number to 97 poultry farms affected by the deadly H5N2 virus. The latest cases include commercial turkey farms in Kandiyohi, Meeker and Brown counties that have presumptive positive flocks. There are now 37 commercial turkey farms affected by the disease in Kandiyohi County, which is more than any other county in the state. ht...

 
 News    May 29, 2015 

Bush Foundation Awards Nearly $5 Million in Community Innovation Grants to 30 Organizations

(Saint Paul, Minn. - May 27, 2015) The Bush Foundation will award nearly $5 million to 30 organizations through its Community Innovation Grant program. Funds will support problem-solving efforts across a range of issue areas including domestic violence prevention, food sovereignty and watershed preservation. "This year's Community Innovation Grant recipients represent a growing network of organizations that are truly advocating for social...

 

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