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More than 35,000 Minnesotans could lose access to food stamps under proposed change

Nonprofit leaders are pushing back on a federal proposal to change who's eligible for food stamps that could cause 35,500 Minnesotans to lose access to food assistance. On Thursday, food shelf leaders and others voiced opposition to the rule change for the Supplemental...

Shortage of workers continues to affect job growth in Minnesota

Minnesota managed to end August with 1,100 more jobs, but a continued shortage of workers mixed with myriad other economic concerns continue to affect growth in the state. The hiring uptick halted months of increases in Minnesota’s unemployment rate, state officials said Thursday. The unemployment rate has been...

Iran envoy: 'All-out war' to result if hit for Saudi attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an "all-out war," Tehran's top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom's oil industry...

BP: Native fishing rights focus of hearing: Minnesota Court of Appeals holds session in Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals heard arguments Thursday about a four-year-old case focused on Native fishing rights. Although the parties in the case are not directly related to Beltrami County, the outcome could have ramifications for the broader Native...

Minnesota Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.3% in August

ST. PAUL – Minnesota gained 1,100 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased one-tenth percent to 3.3% in August, ending a nine-month stretch where...

2019 Rural Arts & Culture Summit draws leaders from around the country to Grand Rapids, MN, share creative people power in rural places

Grand Rapids, MN – The 2019 Rural Arts & Culture Summit is only two weeks away, and will be held October 3-5, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The Rural Arts & Culture Summit is a biennial, practitioner-driven gathering that celebrates and expands the field of rural arts-based community development, which will...

FluSafe facilities help protect patients from flu

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today released the list of 2018-19 FluSafe facilities in Minnesota. FluSafe facilities are participating hospitals and nursing homes that achieve high flu vaccination rates among health care personnel and actively work to promote flu vaccine among employees. For the 2018-19...

3-Day Cultural Wellness Conference held at Seven Clans Casino Event Center - P3

RED LAKE, MN - The first day of the 3-Day Cultural Wellness Conference kicked off at 8 AM on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the Red Lake Casino Event Center with registration, breakfast, an opening prayer and song, followed by "Seven Generations, Seven Grandfather...

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Night Session - P14

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Night Session New Ponemah Labor Day Royalty Treyson Cloud and Jasinda Kingbird Obaashiing Singing Contest 2019 6th Little Bear points 1411 5th Wild Horse points 1511 4th Tomahawk Circle points 1512 3rd Southern Boyz points 1553 2nd...

Back to School Event held on Thursday at Red Lake High School Cage area - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The yearly "Back to School" Event was held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Red Lake High School Cage area from 11 AM to 2 PM. The event featured carnival games, DJ Music, face painting, prizes and more, including school supplies and lunch. It...

"Not one more": Minnesota launches task force on missing and murdered indigenous women

Mary Lyons, an Ojibwe elder, fought back tears as she heralded what she called a "new beginning for indigenous women" in Minnesota: the launch of a state task force to address disproportionately high rates of violence against American Indian women and girls. "Today we...

A brief guide to the impacts of climate change on food production

Food may be a universal language – but in these record-breaking hot days, so too is climate change. With July clocking in as the hottest month on Earth in recorded history and extreme weather ramping up globally, farmers are facing the brunt of climate change in...

An Indigenous way of life for these California tribes breaks state laws

Hillary Renick hikes down scree and rocks worn smooth by waves to reach the sandy beach below. The morning fog has receded, but the sky is still gray along the Mendocino County coastline as Renick scrambles up, down, and around Pomo village and nearby sites, where her people harvest traditional foods and collect...

Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team takes down Fond du Lac 3-0

The Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team took down Fond du Lac 3-0 in the best of 5-series on Thursday, September 19, 2019. Red Lake's Junior Varsity were also winners in their set 2-0 earlier. The Lady Warriors will travel to Kelliher-Northome on September 26th, host...

Moccasin Tournament held at Redby Community Center

A Moccasin Tournament was held at the Redby Community Center at 4 PM on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. First Place paid $500.00, Second Place $300.00 and Third Place...

Twins hit four homers in win, but Kyle Gibson struggles in start

The Twins sliced another game off their magic number on Thursday. Whether they're close to slicing another pitcher out of their postseason rotation is becoming an urgent question. Nelson Cruz homered twice, leaving him one short of 400 for his career, and Miguel Sano...

Red Lake Junior High Football Team loses to Walker-Hackensack-Akley 36-8 - P3

The Red Lake Junior High Football Team lost to Walker-Hackensack-Akley 36-8 on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Red...

Lady Warriors take set over Indus - P6

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Girls Varsity Volleyball Team hosted Indus on Thursday, September 12, 2019, winning 3-0 in the best of five sets. Red Lake's Junior Varsity also won their games 2-0. The Lady Warriors will be on the road to Cass Lake on September 17th, host...

Warriors lose to Cass Lake in second home game of season 44-8 - P11

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors Football Team hosted the Cass Lake Panthers on Thursday, September 5, 2019, taking their second loss of the season. The Warriors showed improvements since their last game against RLCC on both offense and defense. Red Lake will travel to...

Red Lake opens Girls Volleyball Season with loss to Laporte in home opener - P13

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Girls Varsity Volleyball Team opened their season on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, losing 3-0 in their Home Opener to Laporte. Red Lake's Junior High won their games 2-0, while the Junior Varsity lost 2-0. The Lady Warriors will host Indus on...

Red Lake Warriors lose football Home Opener to Red Lake County Central 50-0 - P15

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors Football Team played host to Red Lake County Central on Thursday, August 29, 2019, as the Rebels scored quickly and dominated on both offense and defense. Red Lake County Central kept the Warriors out of the end-zone to the end, giving...

Upcoming trade deal with Japan should help U.S. farmers

The U.S. is on the verge of a trade deal with Japan that will open the Japanese market to American beef, pork and other food products. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to approve the deal at a meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York next...

New Indigenous-owned pot shop in Port Alberni first of its kind in B.C.

Tourists heading to Tofino, B.C., can now stop for both gas and grass in Port Alberni on their way to the west coast of Vancouver Island. The Tseshaht First Nation has opened its own provincially-licensed cannabis store right next to the Tseshaht Market gas station at...

Senate Republicans propose free insulin program

Diabetics could get free insulin through their doctors under a proposal Senate Republicans offered Thursday, but Democrats said the plan doesn't do enough for people in emergency situations. While lawmakers in both parties say they want to help diabetics who are...

Whistleblower complaint about Trump centers on Ukraine

WASHINGTON – A whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump made by an intelligence official centers on Ukraine, according to two people familiar with the matter, which has set off a struggle between Congress and the executive branch. The complaint involved...

House passes short-term spending bill, punting shutdown fight to November House passes short-term spending bill, punting shutdown fight to November

WASHINGTON - The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to keep the government open through late November, setting up a huge showdown later this year over President Donald Trump's border wall that could force another shutdown before Thanksgiving. The short-term nature of Thursday's legislation was the result of failed...

Local Bemidji Attorney Running For State Senate District 5

Red Lake Tribal Member and Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Staff Attorney Charles Dolson announced he is running for State Senate District 5 in Minnesota. Dolson is running for the seat currently occupied by Republican Sen. Justin Eichorn, who is running for reelection....

Congress's Looming $4 Billion Showdown Over Education Funding: As Senate Releases 2020 Priorities, a Huge Split With House Over Title I, IDEA, Charters & More

Senate Appropriations Committee leaders released their bill funding the Education Department Wednesday, setting up a collision course with the House as lawmakers work to fund the federal government for 2020. The Senate bill differs significantly from the version the House passed in June. For the Education Department...

Bonita Gayle Hill

Bonita Gayle Hill Jan. 12, 1958 - Sept. 17, 2019 Bonita Gayle Hill, 61, Red Lake, Minn., died Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Emerald Terrace Nursing Home. A wake will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and will continue until 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Red Lake Community Center. Zac Earley will be the spiritual advisor....

ALL DISTRICTS - MINNESOTA VIKINGS FOOTBALL GAME TRIP - OCTOBER 24, 2019

ALL DISTRICTS - MINNESOTA VIKINGS FOOTBALL GAME TRIP - OCTOBER 24, 2019 Each District (Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah and Little Rock) will have 55 Free Tickets First Come - First Serve - Must ride charter bus to attend Be at your Community Center by 11 AM that Thursday,...

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