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 News    March 3, 2015 

Court upholds Minnesota tribal fishing rights

The federal government can’t prosecute members of a Chippewa tribe who gill-netted fish on a Minnesota reservation and sold their catch off-reservation, an appeals court has ruled. A 19th-century treaty between the Chippewa and the U.S. government guarantees tribal members the right to fish and hunt, including the right to sell their catch, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals panel unanimously ruled. http://greatlakesecho.org/2...

 
 By Mary Omen    News    March 3, 2015 

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day - P2

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Buena Vista....

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Supreme Court Begins Hearing Arguments Wednesday That Could Unravel Obamacare

ST. PAUL, Minn.—On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments in the landmark case King v. Burwell, which, if found in favor of the plaintiffs this summer, could unravel Obamacare for good. Patient advocates at Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a Minnesota-based national organization dedicated to preserving patient-centered health care and protecting patient and privacy rights, say fear is...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SURPASSES $2 BILLION IN AWARDS UNDER THE RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ACT

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced today that it has awarded more than $2 billion in compassionate compensation to eligible claimants under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA). The RECA was enacted in 1990 as a non-adversarial alternative to litigation for individuals who contracted certain illnesses following exposure to radiation as a result of the United States' atmospheric nuclear testing program and uranium ore...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

CCHF Gathering Online Petitions to Stop Minnesota-Only EHR Mandate

ST. PAUL, Minn.—As the new year began, doctors and mental health professionals discovered a troubling Minnesota mandate, the only one like it in the entire nation. On January 1, 2015, every health care provider in the State of Minnesota was required to employ an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system—which could cost tens of thousands of dollars and will compromise patients’ private medical information. The mandate, says Citizens’...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Sanford to host a free varicose vein screening

BEMIDJI, Minn. - On March 25 Sanford Bemidji Main Clinic will host a free varicose vein screening to raise awareness for venous disease and available treatment options. The screening will be held at the Main Clinic, located at 1233 34th St., NW, Bemidji. Those interested in attending the free screening can contact the clinic at (218) 333-5283 for more information and to schedule their appointment. An estimated 25 million people in the United...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

BSU offering all-day gender diversity workshop on March 5

March 2, 2015 — Bemidji State University is hosting an all-day gender diversity workshop covering topics such as gender diversity in youth, supporting gender-diverse social service clients and responding compassionately to gender diversity in the classroom. The March 5-6 workshop is being presented by BSU’s women’s studies-gender studies program, the Bemidji School of Nursing and Sanford Health Services. The daytime workshop on March 5 is...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THIRD ANNUAL MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD™ PRESENTED BY THE RECORDING ACADEMY® AND THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION®

WHO: Applications for the third annual Music Educator Award™ are currently online; to nominate a teacher, visit GRAMMYMusicTeacher.com. The deadline to nominate is March 15, 2015. The award is open to current U.S. music teachers, and anyone can nominate a teacher — students, parents, friends, colleagues, community members, school deans, and administrators. Teachers are also able to nominate themselves. Nominated teachers will be notified and...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Give to CSS Day Celebrates 102 Years of Commitment to Learning and Service at The College of St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN -- (March 2, 2015) The College of St. Scholastica announced today plans for its annual Give to CSS Day on March 5. Give to CSS Day is a day full of garnering support and cultivating new donors to support the college, which is celebrating its 102nd year in Duluth. Conducting Give to CSS Day on March 5 didn’t happen on accident. The date represents the day when, without the generosity of donors, classes would end for that particular sc...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Beltrami County Historical Society seeks input for sports exhibit

BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Historical Society is seeking community input for a new "Good Sports of the North" exhibit, scheduled to open July 16. The exhibit is funded in part by the George W. Neilson Foundation. The exhibit will highlight local sports moments and personalities and how they shaped county communities, exploring sports ranging from football and hockey to skiing and curling from the 1800s to the 2000s....

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Minn. college tragedies: drunk, frozen and underage

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Pink flowers adorn a tree by the wooded trail where a drunk college student wandered in her final moments, just before she slipped in a creek and froze on a bed of snow. They honor 20-year-old Sandra Lommen, a Bemidji State University freshman whose manner of death, while rare, is all too familiar in the Upper Midwest. College students in recent years have been found frozen in fields, under a bridge, in an alley and on a...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Police say Minnetonka man shot by son, 15

A Minnetonka man is in critical condition after he was shot Monday by his 15-year-old son, police said. Minnetonka Police and firefighters were called about 5 p.m. regarding the sound of an explosion at a home in the 5400 block of Byscane Lane. When police arrived at the home, they discovered the teen’s father had been shot in the face. http://www.startribune.com/local/west/294762351.html...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Bloomington prosecutor not backing down on Mall of America protesters

Twin Cities faith leaders on Monday urged leniency for 11 protesters charged with crimes arising from a demonstration at the Mall of America, but the Bloomington city attorney said she won’t — and can’t — back down. “Prosecutors are sworn to uphold the Constitution and the law. We have to do that even-handedly,” said Sandra Johnson, the city’s top prosecutor since 2009. “These are nice people; they’re well-intentioned. But what...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Mom who blogged about son's constant health woes is convicted of his salt-poisoning death

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. A jury in the New York suburbs found Lacey Spears, of Scottsville, Kentucky, guilty of second-degree murder in the death last year of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears. http://www.startribune.com/nation/294687991.html...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

NASA's Dawn spacecraft prepares to get up close and personal with dwarf planet Ceres

PASADENA, Calif. — A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet. The Dawn craft will slip into orbit Friday around Ceres, a dwarf planet the size of Texas. Unlike robotic landings or other orbit captures, the arrival won't be a nail-biter. Still, Dawn had to travel some 3 billion miles to reach the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter....

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Facebook challenges legitimacy of some Native names

When Lance Browneyes of the Oglala Lakota community in South Dakota was blocked from Facebook for using a "fake" name, he submitted proof of his identification. Facebook then changed his name to Lance Brown. http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-31699618...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Fishing Rights Between Olympic Peninsula Tribes At Stake in U.S Court

A federal court will hear oral arguments Monday in Seattle, in a case that pits the United States against the State of Washington. It has to do with who gets to take how much fish. U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez has set aside 3 weeks in his calendar to hear issues involved. http://kplu.org/post/fishing-rights-between-olympic-peninsula-tribes-stake-us-court...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

S. Dakota authorities pull a fast one on hockey game attack

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid City Police Department and the City Attorney's office announced Feb. 18 that only one suspect had been charged, and just with disorderly conduct, in a Jan. 24 hockey game assault on Native American elementary school children. This is an appalling travesty of justice. http://peoplesworld.org/s-dakota-authorities-pull-a-fast-one-on-hockey-game-attack/...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Court to consider preservation of judge's racist emails

BILLINGS (AP) – Civil rights attorneys and lawyers for the judiciary are due in federal court Tuesday for arguments over whether hundreds of racist emails from Montana's former Chief U.S. District Judge should be preserved as potential evidence in future lawsuits. Attorneys for the judiciary are seeking to dismiss the case. They said in court filings that the emails from Judge Richard Cebull are confidential and can't be released under federal...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

Investigation or desecration? Tribes press for power to stop autopsies

Mushkoob Aubid's family only wanted to take him home. The 65-year-old spiritual leader died Feb. 7, a day after his car veered off a northern Minnesota highway and struck a utility pole. The family planned a four-day ritual based on the traditional Ojibwe religion known as Midewiwin that included ceremonial washing and dressing of the body. http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/03/02/autopsies...

 
 News    March 3, 2015 

South Dakota man to plead guilty in federal abuse case that led to death of 20-month-old boy

A man accused of failing to seek medical attention for his 20-month-old Native American son who was repeatedly abused and died as a result of the physical mistreatment inflicted by his mother is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday in federal court in Pierre. Francis Swan is expected to change his plea to a felony child abuse charge stemming from the October death of his son near Eagle Butte in an area within the exterior boundaries of the Cheyenne...

 
 By Mary Omen    News    March 2, 2015

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day

Red Lake Community holds Tubing Day on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Buena Vista....

 
 News    March 2, 2015

Reward posted: Who left puppy to die in burning N. Minn. trash bin?

A reward of several thousand dollars is being offered for information leading to whoever left a puppy to die in a flame-filled northern Minnesota trash bin. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced the reward Friday of up to $5,000 in connection with the case of Phoenix, the five-month-old husky mix found Feb. 20 in the garbage dump bin on the edge of a northern Minnesota reservation village. http://www.startri...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    March 2, 2015

Valentine's Dance held at the Red Lake Center - P11

On Saturday, February 14, 2015 the Red Lake Community held a Valentine's Dance at the Red Lake Center....

 
 News    March 2, 2015

Bemidji State students aim to end stigmas surrounding mental health

Feb. 27, 2015 — Bemidji State University’s Student Center for Health and Counseling will host a March 3 panel discussion on mental health awareness as part of its continuing effort to reduce the social stigma that surrounds mental health and the stigmas surrounding people who seek help for mental health-related issues. The panel will feature four BSU students and one BSU faculty member beginning at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer Hall room 100 on the...

 

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