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Final environmental impact statement is issued for proposed Line 3 pipeline project

SAINT PAUL – Today, the Minnesota Department of Commerce, under the direction of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC), released the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for Enbridge's proposed Line 3 pipeline project that was submitted to the PUC. By order of the PUC, the FEIS was prepared by the Minnesota Commerce Department, with assistance from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The State of Minnesota's environmental...

 

Report: Enbridge Line 3 options all would have negative effect on American Indians

The final environmental impact statement for Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project says it is not possible to determine whether the Canadian company's proposed route would be the best option for American Indians in northern Minnesota. That's because Enbridge's route and four alternative paths would all have disproportionately negative effects on the bands, according to the report compiled by the state Department of Commerce. The report, released Thursday, also repeats some environmental concerns raised in a draft EIS released in...

 

Minimum-wage rates adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 1, 2018

Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1, 2018, to $9.65 an hour for large employers and $7.87 an hour for other state minimum wages. Under Minnesota law, the commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry is required to determine and announce the inflation-adjusted minimum-wage rate each year by Aug. 31. This year, the change in the price deflator is an increase of 1.56 percent. "In 2014, I worked with the Legislature to raise the minimum wage in Minnesota. Now, that law demonstrates its full...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Two face charges of dealing cocaine in area

BEMIDJI -- Two people were arrested this week and charged with selling cocaine in the Beltrami County and Cass County areas. According to a release from the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, Shaye Michael Terrill-Yaklich, 20, and Brandin Charles Curtis, 21, were arrested Monday after a traffic stop as part of investigation involving cocaine distribution. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4314030-two-face-charges-dealing-cocaine-area...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

"Cops and Bobbers" Fishing Event put on by Red Lake Police Department - P9

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Police Department held their annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Fuller's Lake. Over 100 kids participated in the event, which featured free fishing rods to the kids, a T-shirt, lunch and fishing on boats provided by the department....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

21st Annual Anishinaabe Spirit Run began on Wednesday - P12

RED LAKE - The 21st Annual Anishinaabe Spirit Run, a four-day run for sobriety and health, began at the Red Lake Powwow Grounds at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, and will finish at Fond du Lac's Mash-ka-wisen Powwow Grounds in Sawyer, MN on Saturday, August 5, 2017. After prayers, trip protocols and an honor song, runners began the trip by running through the town of Red Lake before coming down Highway #89 towards Bemidji. They will come into the City of Bemidji on Highway 2, and then through...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

21st Annual Anishinaabe Spirit Run began on Wednesday - Set 2 - P12

RED LAKE - The 21st Annual Anishinaabe Spirit Run, a four-day run for sobriety and health, began at the Red Lake Powwow Grounds at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, and will finish at Fond du Lac's Mash-ka-wisen Powwow Grounds in Sawyer, MN on Saturday, August 5, 2017. After prayers, trip protocols and an honor song, runners began the trip by running through the town of Red Lake before coming down Highway #89 towards Bemidji. They will come into the City of Bemidji on Highway 2, and then through...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Groundbreaking Ceremony held for new Red Lake Retail Center - P4

RED LAKE - A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held for the new Red Lake Retail Center on Monday, August 14, 2017, at their new location across the street from the current one, commonly referred to as the Red Lake Trading Post. At a cost of $10.2 million dollars, the new 27,000-square-foot project has been in the making for many years and will replace the smaller Red Lake Foods. It will also have a new laundromat, a new deli, a Subway restaurant and the gas pumps in front of their old store will be...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Annual Community Health Day held in Red Lake - P16

RED LAKE - The Annual Community Health Day was held in Red Lake on Thursday, July 27, 2017, beginning with a "Hike for Health" walk from the Hospital Compound to the Red Lake Humanities Center. As part of the Health Day, on Wednesday a Co-Ed Youth Softball Tournament was held at the Red Lake ball fields. After the walk, exhibits were displayed in the Humanities building with everything from diabetic information to planting trees. A feast took place after noon, followed by Youth Games at the Red...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Natives Against Heroin: Walk Against Substance Abuse held in Red Lake - P19

On Monday, July 24 2017, Natives Against Heroin Walk Against Substance Abuse was held in Red Lake. The event, billed as, "a community-wide effort focusing on the end of substance abuse for the overall health and wellness of the community in support of the Red Lake Tribal Council's efforts to help bring awareness and end substance abuse within the community," began with the line up at 1 PM at the Reservation Line and the walk starting at 2 PM from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Pow Wow...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Natives Against Heroin: Walk Against Substance Abuse held in Red Lake - Set 2 - P19

On Monday, July 24 2017, Natives Against Heroin: Walk Against Substance Abuse was held in Red Lake. The event, billed as, "a community-wide effort focusing on the end of substance abuse for the overall health and wellness of the community in support of the Red Lake Tribal Council's efforts to help bring awareness and end substance abuse within the community," began with the line up at 1 PM at the Reservation Line and the walk starting at 2 PM from the Red Lake Hospital to the Red Lake Pow Wow...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow - P31

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: The Parade Red Lake Singing Contest Result 6th Bad Nation 5th Young Kingbird 4th Red Creek 3rd P-Town Boyz 2nd The Boyz 1st Mandaree...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: The Parade - P30

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: The Parade Red Lake Singing Contest Result 6th Bad Nation 5th Young Kingbird 4th Red Creek 3rd P-Town Boyz 2nd The Boyz 1st Mandaree...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Evening Pow Wow - P31

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Evening Pow Wow Red Lake Singing Contest Result 6th Bad Nation 5th Young Kingbird 4th Red Creek 3rd P-Town Boyz 2nd The Boyz 1st Mandaree...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 18, 2017 

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow - P31

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow Red Lake Singing Contest Result 6th Bad Nation 5th Young Kingbird 4th Red Creek 3rd P-Town Boyz 2nd The Boyz 1st Mandaree...

 

Two Charged with the Sale of Cocaine

On August 14, 2017, the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a traffic stop as part of an investigation involving the distribution of cocaine. The investigation spanned between the Leech Lake Reservation to the Beltrami County/Bemidji area. The traffic stop involved a Shaye Michael Terrill-Yaklich (20) and Brandin Charles Curtis (21). Both suspects were detained and charges were filed for first degree sale of a controlled substance (cocaine) in Cass County. During the course of the investigation, agents made multiple controlled purchases from...

 

State Adds 7,700 Jobs in July

ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,700 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). In addition, June’s employment figures were revised upward by 4,900 jobs to bring total gains that month to 9,300 jobs. Minnesota has added 66,701 jobs in the past year, an increase of 2.3 percent, compared with a national growth rate of 1.5 percent during that period. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in July at 3.7 percent....

 

Funding Available for Sustainable Agriculture Projects

St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) Sustainable Agriculture and Demonstration Grants. Approximately $250,000 is available to fund projects that explore new ways of conserving natural resources, enhancing farm profitability, increasing energy efficiency, and improving life in rural communities. “No one cares more about Minnesota’s rural landscape than farmers and their families,” said Lt. Governor Tina Smith. “The Minnesota...

 

Comment Period on Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule Ends August 25

St. Paul, MN - The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s public comment period on the draft Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule ends Friday, August 25, 2017. The purpose of the proposed Nitrogen Fertilizer Rule is to minimize the potential for nitrate-nitrogen contamination from fertilizer in the state's groundwater and drinking water. “Gathering public input and hearing from those who may be impacted by the proposed regulation is an important part of the rule-making process,” said Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson. “I thank...

 

For Schools, an Eclipse Conundrum: To Open or Close? For Fun or for Science?

As America prepares for the moon’s shadow to darken the sun’s path across the United States on Monday, Aug. 21, school districts from Idaho to Colorado to the Southeastern states are buying protective glasses so students can witness the nation’s first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years with their own eyes. But various districts are seeing the celestial event in very different lights. https://www.the74million.org/article/eclipse-schools-close-celebrate-science...

 

Don't slam the desk on the way out. If fewer teachers quit, the shortage would end

Teachers in America are dropping out, leaving the profession at twice the rate of teachers in high-achieving school systems like those in Finland and Ontario, Canada. And they’re departing in large part because their principals do not support them, according to a report released Tuesday. But if schools could convince half of those who leave to stay, the teacher shortage that puts thousands of under-qualified emergency replacements in classrooms each year “could be virtually eliminated,” according to the report from the Learning Policy...

 

Minnesota minimum wage set to rise with inflation in 2018

Minnesota’s minimum wage will increase next year by 15 cents to keep up with inflation, rising to $9.65 per hour for workers at many businesses across the state. The increase, announced Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, is effective Jan. 1, 2018. It’s the result of a 2014 law that boosted the minimum wage to $9.50 and required the state to begin calculating automatic inflationary increases for each year, starting with 2018. http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-minimum-wage-set-to-rise-with-infla...

 

Rebuild of I-35W in Minneapolis starting Monday 'will be tough' on drivers

The news is going from bad to worse for commuters already exasperated by a long summer of downtown construction. A huge new road project on Interstate 35W through south Minneapolis is starting. On Monday. Sorry, drivers. http://www.startribune.com/rebuild-of-i-35w-starting-monday-will-have-drivers-seeing-more-cones/440941913/...

 

Rep. Erik Paulsen tries to sell tax code overhaul

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen pitched an overhaul of the U.S. tax code Thursday at Best Buy headquarters, trying to build support for one of his own top priorities as Republicans in Washington struggle for major accomplishments. Paulsen and colleague U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, who chairs the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, said that they expect by the end of the year to send President Donald Trump a major tax bill that he will sign. It will lower tax rates for families and businesses, they said, and also make the tax code simpler....

 

Cherokee Nation says opioid lawsuit belongs in tribal court

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation is urging a federal judge to allow a tribal lawsuit against distributors and retailers of opioid medications to be litigated in the tribe's own court. Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree has filed written arguments with U.S. District Judge Terence Kern in a lawsuit that alleges the companies have contributed to "an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse" among the tribe's citizens. The lawsuit alleges that six distribution and pharmaceutical companies have created conditions in which "vast...

 

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