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If anyone has had damage to their home from the storms that came through in July

If anyone has had damage to their home from the storms that came through in July please contact Christine Ostrom at (218)679-3316 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, (218)766-9268 from (218)766-9216 from 5:30 to 10:00 PM or e-mail Christine.ostrom@ihs.gov. The information needed...

Help is on the way for large homeless encampment in south Minneapolis

A hastily formed coalition of medical and social service agencies plans a major outreach effort Friday at a homeless camp in south Minneapolis that has alarmed local authorities and American Indian leaders because of its growing size and health risks. Health and social workers plan to sweep through the sprawling...

Minnesota police board promises steps to improve sex assault investigations

The state’s top police regulator moved Wednesday to improve the handling of sexual assault cases in Minnesota, aiming to have a model policy for investigations and guidelines for officer training ready when the Legislature convenes in January. The steps by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training...

Paris introduces outdoor urinals with scenic views

In the City of Light, it is now possible to take in a sweeping, flower-filled scene of the River Seine and the historic Notre Dame cathedral — all while emptying one’s bladder in a totally legal, even environmentally friendly way. Parisian leaders are trying to tackle a problem that is evident to anyone who has...

VA required thousands of 'unwarranted re-examinations' for vets, costing millions

Veterans shouldn’t have to jump through unnecessary hoops to get the benefits they deserve. But the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is doing that to thousands of disabled veterans and wasting millions of dollars in the process. http://www.startribune.com/va-required-thousands-of-unwarranted-re...

BP: Two area men sentenced for sex crimes

BEMIDJI—Two men arrested in Bemidji during online stings were sentenced for sex crimes on Thursday, Aug. 9. Travis Lee Nicholson, 41, was found guilty by a jury June 29 of one count of soliciting a child or someone believed to be a child through electronic communication to engage in sexual conduct and one count of...

BP: Change is in store for the Pioneer

Since 1896, the Bemidji Pioneer has been informing this community and region with news stories, human interest features, sports coverage, personal columns, obituaries, comics, puzzles, announcements and advertising. For decades, we have been printing and delivering a newspaper six days a week. Our commitment to...

Remains that were located determined not to be human but animal

BROOKE LAKE TOWNSHIP--On August 14, 2018 at approximately 4:31PM the Beltrami County 911 Dispatch center received a call reporting finding possible human remains at an abandoned residence in Brooke Lake Township. Brooke Lake Township is located approximately 18 miles east of Bemidji. Beltrami County Deputies and...

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians 2018 Inauguration Ceremony held in Red Lake - P2

RED LAKE, MN – Shortly after 9 AM, the Red Lake Tribal Council convened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center for their Regular Tribal Council Meeting, along with numerous Tribal members and guests. One of the main purposes of the meeting being held at the Event...

Honor the Earth Horse Nation Riders visit Red Lake - P3

The Honor the Earth Horse Nation Riders visited Red Lake on Monday, August 13, 2018. http:/...

NASA SCHOLARS INTERNSHIP - P5

In July 2018, recent Red Lake Nation College Graduate Brent Sigana, Jr. was selected to participate in a program called NASA Scholars Internship, presented at Ames Research Center in San Francisco, California. NASA Internships are competitive awards to support...

RED LAKE STUDENT SELECTED TO TELL A HERO'S TALE IN NORMANDY, FRANCE - P5

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on January 9, 2018. It is being published again with additional photographs taken in France. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Autumn May of Red Lake High School in Red Lake, Minnesota has been accepted into the prestigious...

Twenty-five players come out for Red Lake Warriors first practice of 2018 season - P3

RED LAKE - Twenty-five players came out for the Red Lake Warriors Football Team first practice on Monday, August 13, 2018. Players will condition themselves, run and do everything necessary for a successful season. The first game of the season is scheduled for Friday,...

Wrestlers, gridders helped by Siletz gift

The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $501,481.14 to 45 organizations on Aug. 3 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit groups. Nestucca High School, Football – replace helmets and shoulder pads; Cloverdale, OR; $1,160 https://www.tillamookheadlightherald.com/spor...

Gen Z? Nah. Best Buy makes an $800M investment in an aging America

Best Buy Inc. is preparing to ride the age wave. The Richfield-based company said Wednesday that it will spend $800 million to purchase GreatCall, one of the nation’s largest providers of communications technology aimed at helping older adults live independently and more safely in their homes. htt...

5 takeaways from Tuesday's primary precinct-by-precinct race maps

DFLers in southern Minnesota like gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz. GOP candidate for governor Jeff Johnson was most popular in far-flung suburbs. Democrats in the Twin Cities picked Keith Ellison for attorney general with near unanimity. Clear geographic trends emerged as Minnesotans narrowed the crowded fields in...

Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top...

In Minnesota governor's race, clashing views of government

The DFL and Republican candidates for governor offered contrasting visions for leading the state on Wednesday, setting up a clash over what role state government plays in the lives of Minnesotans. U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, the former Mankato high school teacher who won the three-way DFL primary, offered an expansive view...

Women's March Statement on Historic Primary Wins in Minnesota, Vermont, and Connecticut

Washington, D.C. - In response to historic wins by Ilham Omar, who could be one of two Muslim women going to Congress for the first time ever, Christine Hallquist, who won her primary for governor and will be the first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major party in Vermont’s history, and Jahana Hayes, who...

Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana Elects Two New Council Members

Chitimacha Tribal members have elected its newest Tribal Council members for the 2018-2020 term in a General Election on June 9, 2018. The run-off election was held on July 14, 2018. Tribal members had the opportunity to vote on two Councilman-At-Large positions. Brennan Fangue and Ann Kimberly Cook were elected as...

Fundraiser for JoAnna Kingbird, Jr. Miss Red Lake Princess - August 16, 2018 - 11:00 am – until gone

Fundraiser for JoAnna Kingbird, Jr. Miss Red Lake Princess August 16, 2018 - 11:00 am – until gone Government Center Parking Lot Egg Roll Salad $10.00 (2 egg rolls on noodles, lettuce, carrots, cukes with sauce) Wild Rice Egg Rolls (2) $ 6.00 **Call 218-407-2738 to...

A unified response to attacks on the press

Editor’s note: In an effort initiated by the Boston Globe opinion staff, scores of American editorial boards today are joining their voices in responding to President Donald Trump’s relentless denigration of the American news media. Below, the Star Tribune Editorial Board’s contribution: Let’s start with a...

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