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"Not In Our Town" informational meeting held in Redby on sexual exploitation and trafficking of youth

REDBY, MN - A dinner, documentary and discussion on sexual exploitation and trafficking of youth was held at the New Redby Center on November 14, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. A press release is forthcoming from the Beltrami County Anti-Trafficking Task...

RLNC dedicates Classroom 203 in honor and memory of the late Lucy Barrett

On November 14, 2018, the Red Lake Nation College dedicated Classroom 203 in honor and memory of the late Lucy Barrett, who passed away on Monday, July 23, 2018. After retiring after 41 years at the Red Lake Hospital, and at the age of 68, she went back to school and...

County Commissioner/Wolfe Center Chair Reports to Tribal Council

Wolfe Center Board Chairman Reed Olson, who is also a Beltrami County Commissioner, gave a report on the functions and services provided by the shelter, to the Red Lake Tribal Council in his capacity as Chairman of the Wolfe Center, a shelter for inebriates, at the...

Push is On to Strengthen Penalties For Drivers Who Don't Stop for School Buses

Twenty-six million kids ride the school bus every day. And this month, there is a nationwide effort being mounted to come down harder on drivers who don't stop for those buses when they are letting kids on or off. https://kstp.com/news/strengthen-penalties-drivers-dont-stop-school-busses-federal-pet...

Minneapolis police kill dog, wound a second while executing arrest warrant at St. Paul home

Victoria LaQuier was in her aunt’s basement when Minneapolis police kicked open the front door Tuesday morning and fired three shots in quick succession. When police escorted her upstairs what she saw shocked her: one of the family’s dogs was dead, slumped on the floor as blood pooled around him. A second family...

Farms and forests could be key to curbing greenhouse gas emissions

Managing the nation’s landscapes with carbon in mind — from prairies to farms to urban and northern forests — could cut greenhouse gas emissions as much as 21 percent annually, or about equal to the discharge of all cars and trucks on the road today. And Minnesota is among the states that could do the most: It...

St. Paul City Council passes $15 minimum wage, and mayor signs it

Minnesota’s second-largest city has joined the growing wave of cities across the country that have decided to require that workers be paid a minimum of $15 an hour. The St. Paul City Council followed their counterparts in Minneapolis on Wednesday and approved the citywide $15 minimum wage, which will be completely...

Minneapolis School District returns to post-Labor Day start to school year

Starting next school year, Minneapolis Public Schools will resume classes a day after Labor Day — a statewide tradition for many school districts. The change, approved by the Minneapolis school board at its regular meeting Tuesday night, would affect the school calendars for the next three years, beginning with the...

Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead

PARADISE, Calif. — With at least 130 people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California's deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by the flames. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke joined...

FBI examining more video in search for Wisconsin teen

MILWAUKEE — The FBI is examining additional surveillance video taken from an expanded area around the Wisconsin home where a couple was shot and killed and their daughter was apparently abducted, the sheriff leading the investigation said Wednesday. Jayme Closs, 13, disappeared early on Oct. 15, when sheriff's...

Chickasaw veterans lay wreath at national shrine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chickasaw Nation warriors laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery Monday, Nov. 12, to honor veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice defending freedom. Four Chickasaw Vietnam War veterans represented their tribe at...

Scientists acknowledge key errors in study of how fast the oceans are warming

Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth’s oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are. Two weeks after the high-profile study was published in the journal Nature, its authors...

A New Path in Diabetes Prevention

When people hear the word research, they usually imagine laboratories and crisp white coats. They picture academics armed with data sets, far-removed from the people or issues they’re studying. for one University of Oklahoma-Tulsa researcher and activist, research looks very different than the traditional model,...

ROB MCCLAIN JR NAMED MON DAK CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Rob McClain, Jr., a 6' 5" sophomore forward from United Tribes Technical College, has been named the Mon Dak Conference Player of the Week. In three games he shot an astonishing 71% from the field and 50% from the three point line, he averaged 27 points, 14 rebounds,...

Faced with crisis, Facebook's leaders fought and stumbled

Sheryl Sandberg was seething. Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters, top executives gathered in the glass-walled conference room of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. It was September 2017, more than a year after Facebook engineers discovered suspicious Russia-linked activity on its site, an early...

As Thanksgiving nears, mystery of a drug-resistant salmonella strain in turkey persists

With Thanksgiving and turkey dinners just around the corner, food-safety investigators are still trying to pinpoint the source of drug-resistant salmonella that has shown up in some raw turkey around the country over the past year. While more than 1 million Americans get sick from salmonella each year, this...

Trump backs 1st major rewrite of sentencing laws in decades

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal can pass Congress. Trump said the bill "will make our communities safer and give former inmates a second...

Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party - Friday, December 21, 2018

Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party - Friday, December 21, 2018 11 AM - 1 PM - 7 Clans Casino Event...

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