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 News    July 23, 2014 

8 members file for 2-year Red Lake Representative seat

Eight Red Lake District members have filed for the Red Lake Representative seat of former Representative Donald "Dudie" May, who passed away on March 8th of this year. A Special Election is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 to fill that unexpired term. If no one candidate receives more than 50% of the votes, a Run Off Election will probably be scheduled for October 2014. After the...

 
 By Sheriff Phil Hodapp    News    July 23, 2014 

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY AFTER SHOOTING A 17 YEAR OLD

At approximately 10:00 PM, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a 17 year old female reporting she had been shot several times when she was standing on the deck of her home in the 6300 block of Palomino Drive NW, Eckles Township. Responding Deputies found her inside the door to her residence and immediately began first aid until EMS from Bemidji Ambulance Service and First...

 
 By Crystal Dey    News    July 23, 2014 

Woman pleads guilty to stabbing; victim was found outside Beltrami County Jail

BEMIDJI -- A woman plead guilty today in Beltrami County Court to stabbing a woman in June. Jenna Catherine Roy, 22, of Bemidji, is accused of stabbing a woman three times on June 14. Her victim was found sitting on the ground outside the Beltrami County Jail. Roy is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. She faces up to seven years imprisonment and a $14,000 fine. According to court documents, the female victim was stabbed...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 23, 2014 

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P13

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 23, 2014 

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P14

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 23, 2014 

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P34

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P34...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 23, 2014 

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P35

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P35...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

President Obama declares disaster in eight counties in Southwest MN

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Minnesota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of June 11 to July 11, 2014. The President's action makes federal funding available to state and...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Minnesota doctors may be in short supply

ST. PAUL — Primary care doctors soon may be in short supply, a Minnesota Hospital Association report showed on Monday....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Bemidji man pleads not guilty to criminal sexual conduct

BEMIDJI -- A 20-year-old Bemidji man plead not guilty Tuesday to a felony criminal sexual conduct charge in Beltrami County Court....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

UPDATE: Girl injured in Eckles Township shooting Monday, suspect in custody

BEMIDJI -- A 17-year-old girl was shot in Eckles Township Monday night. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office confirmed the shooting Tuesday morning....

 
 By Mike Nowatzki    News    July 23, 2014 

North Dakota superintendent wants to replicate Montana 'Indian Education for All' program

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck. Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler said replicating Montana’s “Indian Education for All” program will help prepare North Dakota’s next generation of leaders. “We really...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

NATIVE STUDENTS CELEBRATE "SCHOLAR WEEK" IN WASHINGTON, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2014) – In May, five young scholars from across the nation were named the winners of the Young Native Writers Essay Contest. On July 21, 2014 the authors of the winning compositions flew into Washington, DC to celebrate their accomplishments during an all-expense paid “Scholar Week”, sponsored by the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation Inc., and the Smithsonian...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Ruling for Halbig in Landmark Case is the Beginning of the End for Obamacare

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Decision in Favor of Plaintiffs Will Unravel Infrastructure of Flawed Health Care System ST. PAUL, Minn.—Today’s critical decision in the U.S. District Court of Appeals in favor of the plaintiffs in Halbig vs. Burwell is the beginning of the end for Obamacare, says one health care expert and patient advocate. The ruling has far-reaching implications. The plaintiffs in the case argued that per the...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

NORTHWEST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION AWARDS $20K TO BEMIDJI STATE UNIVERSITY AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE CENTER

July 22, 2014-Bemidji, MN- The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) awarded a $20,000 grant to Bemidji State University American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) for its Elders-in-Residence program. The goal of the program is to keep Native American students on track for graduation while attending BSU. Elders from the native community will be hired on a contract basis to mentor native students, helping them to overcome cultural disassociation. The...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Jiffy Lube® Supports Fight Against Muscle Disease With Third Annual MUSCLE UP® Campaign

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Jiffy Lube today announced the kickoff of the third annual MUSCLE UP campaign that will raise funds to help save and improve the lives of more than one million Americans fighting muscle disease. As part of the campaign, Jiffy Lube invites drivers to visit participating Jiffy Lube service centers through Sept. 1, 2014 to make a donation to MDA, enabling the organization to...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Late-night storms topple trees, injure campers in BWCA

A beautiful July evening on the pristine waters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness suddenly became a “war zone” early Tuesday as fierce winds dropped trees on tents in the dark of night, pinning campers and causing severe injuries....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Lawsuit: Minn. School of Business, Globe U. misled students

Dillon Zerwas of New Prague was two weeks into his first criminal-justice class at the Minnesota School of Business when a substitute teacher broke the news. The college, he told him, wasn’t certified to train police officers in Minnesota....

 
 By Samantha Schmidt    News    July 23, 2014 

Fond du Lac Band reports two dozen suspected E. coli cases

About two dozen suspected cases of E. coli have been reported in a Chippewa reservation in northeastern Minnesota, sending two people to the hospital and prompting an investigation by the Minnesota Department of Health. Early testing indicates that the contamination is not linked to the statewide outbreak reported last week. More than a handful of cases have been confirmed as E. coli, but the final numbers will fluctuate as health officials recei...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

More Minnesota kids live in poverty

Minnesota continues to rank among the nation’s top states for child well-being, but a new report shows rising rates of child poverty are creating racial disparities among the worst in the nation....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Report: Indian mascots hurt Native American children

WASHINGTON — A report from the Center for American Progress released on Tuesday calls on state and federal boards of education to enforce civil rights protections for American Indian and Alaska Native students who face hostile education environments related to Indian mascots....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Navajo Nation Council rescinds uranium mining project

WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. — The Navajo Nation Council has rescinded a standing committee resolution that granted a uranium mining company permission to operate a demonstration uranium recovery project on tribal land....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Nisqually Vice Chairman William Frank pleads not guilty to attempted robbery

William Thomas C. Frank III, vice chairman of the Nisqually Tribal Council and the son of legendary Nisqually tribal leader Billy Frank Jr., pleaded not guilty to two counts of attempted robbery in the first degree at Thurston County Superior Court on Tuesday morning. Read more here: http://www.theolympian.com/2014/07/22/3236799/frank-pleads-not-guilty-to-attempted.html#storylink=cpy...

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Chiefs of Ontario push for inquiry into student deaths

The Assembly of First Nations is supporting a call from the Chiefs of Ontario to push the provincial government to hold an inquiry into the deaths of seven young people attending high school in Thunder Bay....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Claremore Indian Hospital ICU was temporarily closed for more training

CLAREMORE — Following an internal review, the federal Indian Health Service closed the Intensive Care Unit of its Claremore Indian Hospital for more than eight days during early July....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Fort Berthold Indian Reservation officer sentenced to 15 months for roughing up 2 suspects

BISMARCK, North Dakota — A former officer on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for roughing up suspects during two separate arrests....

 
 News    July 23, 2014 

Native American men beaten, killed by teens

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police Tuesday confirmed the two homeless men beaten to death by three teens over the weekend were Native American....

 
 By Lisa Stately    News    July 22, 2014

Battle River take Mandaree Singing Championship over the weekend

Battle River take Mandaree Singing Championship over the weekend. 2nd Place in Mandaree singing contest was NDN Creek...

 
 By Mary Omen    News    July 22, 2014

Red Lake Community Purt-n-Go Trip of July 19, 2014 - P3

Red Lake Community Purt-n-Go Trip of July 19, 2014 - P3...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 22, 2014

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P11

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 22, 2014

Grand Opening held at new Little Rock Center - P12

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the Little Rock Community held its Grand Opening for its new Community Center, located just south of their older one. Although there is still some construction taking place, a ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted and about 200 people came out to take part in the ceremony. Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council presented remarks and included Little Rock Representatives...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 22, 2014

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P32

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P32...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 22, 2014

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P33

2014 July Celebration - Saturday Afternoon - P33...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

15 Power Outage and Hail Safety Tips for Residents from the Nonprofit FLASH

With the risk of severe weather that could bring damaging winds and hail this afternoon and into tomorrow, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® offers the following 15 tips for residents to stay safe if the power goes out and hail falls . Power Outage Safety 1. Keep a supply of flashlights, batteries and a battery-powered radio on hand. Do not use candles if the power goes out as they pose a fire hazard. 2. Fill plastic...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Mistakes at CDC and FDA Reveal Unsafe Storage Practices for Deadly Viruses

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Government is Not Only Careless in Handling Dangerous Viruses but is Actually Creating Lethal Superbugs ST. PAUL, Minn.—Three recent, startling discoveries of dangerous government laboratory practices show why controversial federal research to lethalize pathogens could put Americans’ health and lives at risk. Twila Brase, co-founder and president of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF,...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Legacy funds don't pay for projects alone

ST. PAUL — The “legacy amendment” usually is blended with other money to fund nearly 10,000 projects around Minnesota....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Landowners riled up by Minnesota power line

ROSEAU — The first of eight public meetings regarding the routing of a proposed 220-mile power line has left Stuart Rice and other farmers and landowners in northern Minnesota irritated and asking more questions....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Mayflies emerge, quickly cause a big mess, then die

A massive summer mayfly swarm, a grotesque natural phenomenon calling to mind a biblical plague or an Alfred Hitchcock film, swept across the Mississippi River Valley late Sunday from Red Wing, Minn., to Prairie du Chien, Wis....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Survey says: Minnesota wants clean water for fish

Minnesotans admit they don’t know much about pollution in the state’s lakes and rivers, but they know what concerns them most: Having fish that are safe to eat....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

8 Minnesota counties will get federal aid after storms

President Obama signed a disaster declaration on Monday to assist eight Minnesota counties in recovery from the summer storms and floods, the White House said....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

FBI errors led to 26 years in prison

WASHINGTON – A judge concluded Monday that DNA evidence exonerates a man who spent 26 years in prison for the 1982 rape and murder of a Washington, D.C., woman....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Red meat isn't very green: Study finds beef pollutes far more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

WASHINGTON — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Uintah deputies arrest anti-tar sands activists

Twenty-one activists were arrested Monday during a "blockade" of a tar sands company’s construction equipment in eastern Utah, according to anti-tar sands groups who accused Uintah County sheriff’s deputies of "brutality."...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Grassroots database launched for missing, murdered native women

A community-led online database documenting the brutal deaths and disappearances of indigenous women in Canada has been launched....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Loretta Saunders's father can't 'handle' being in courtroom

The father of Loretta Saunders, the Halifax student whose slaying renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, says he can't bear to be in court as the case against her accused killers is outlined this week in Halifax....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Grand Chief Harper used MKO's money for car repairs, guitars: documents

The grand chief of Manitoba Keeewatinowi Okimakanak, which represents some of the poorest communities in Canada, bought three guitars on his organization’s dime, according to documents obtained by APTN National News....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

USDA Awards Grants to Native American Communities to Strengthen Small Businesses and Create Jobs

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is providing support to Native American communities in 18 states to help strengthen tribal business and create jobs. The funding is from USDA's Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program, which promotes the development of small and emerging businesses in rural areas. "USDA continues to create ladders of opportunity in Native American communities by investing in the...

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Huge raid targets pot grows California tribal land

More than a dozen law enforcement agencies are assisting the Yurok tribe in a large-scale raid targeting illegal marijuana grows along the Klamath River that's threatened the reservation's water supply and damaged its ecosystem....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

Fond du Lac tribe says E. coli illnesses confirmed on reservation

Leaders of the Fond du Lac band of Chippewa say health officials have confirmed food-borne illnesses linked to E. coli bacteria on the reservation....

 
 News    July 22, 2014

'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files' Star James Garner, Cherokee, Dies at 86

Television and film actor James Garner, most famous for his starring roles in the series Maverick and Rockford Files, as well as his Oscar-nominated performance in Murphy's Romance, has died at the age of 86. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/07/20/maverick-rockford-files-star-james-garner-cherokee-dies-86-155949...

 

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