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Red Lake School Board Meets: Certifies election results, new hires and more

RED LAKE – The Red Lake School Board met on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at the Administration Headquarters at 2 PM. All Board Members were there except Jack Desjarlait. One of the first items heard was a presentation by Red Lake Nation College President, Dan King. He...

U of M Crookston and Red Lake Nation College Sign Agreement

University of Minnesota Crookston and Red Lake Nation College (RLNC) announced a new comprehensive Dual Admissions agreement. The agreement establishes a cooperative academic relationship between the two institutions. RLNC president Dan King and U of M Crookston...

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

WASHINGTON — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was outlined in a memo released last month in...

Man admits downing 10 tequila shots, driving wrong way on I-94 and killing 2 teens

A 27-year-old man has pleaded guilty to quickly downing 10 shots of tequila at downtown Minneapolis bars before driving the wrong way on an interstate and causing a collision that killed two people in another vehicle. Quoc Tran, of Osseo, entered his plea last week in Hennepin County District Court to two counts of...

Caring for children, elders in rural areas hits working caregivers harder

Workers in rural areas who take care of an ailing adult or child have significantly less support at the workplace to buttress the strains of their dual roles than those in urban areas, a new study from the University of Minnesota finds. Rural caregivers are much less likely to have access to workplace benefits such...

French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

PARIS — An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damage and at risk of collapse in the coming several years. President Emmanuel Macron's government had already promised new infrastructure spending, but is coming under new pressure after Tuesday's bridge...

Smoke from Canadian fires prompts air quality alert in Minnesota

Smoke drifting in from Canadian wildfires prompted an air quality alert Friday from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The MPCA issued an air quality alert until noon Sunday for all of Minnesota but the southwestern portion. The affected area includes the Twin Cities along with Alexandria, Brainerd, Bemidji,...

BP: Drinking ourselves to death: Alcohol-related deaths on the rise in Minnesota

DULUTH — Brenda Long ticked off the names of men in her life who died young. Mike Trafton, her father, at age 48. Tom Trafton, her older half brother, at 43. Gary Trafton, the younger brother she adored, at 44. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4487607-drinking-ourselves-death-alcohol-related-d...

Cops and Bobbers and Take a Kid Fishing Events held at Fuller's Lake - P2

RED LAKE - This year the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and Red Lake Department of Natural Resources have partnered for their Cops and Bobbers and Take a Kid Fishing events. There were well over 160 participants in this event, which started at 10 AM on Thursday,...

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians 2018 Inauguration Ceremony held in Red Lake - P4

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...

BP: Tenants reflect on living in building where LaFontaine-Greywind was murdered

FARGO — When Bryan Shea moved a few weeks ago, he didn't know the backstory of the apartment building he was hauling boxes and belongings into. "Want to know what tipped me off?" Shea said as he sifted through a crowded keyring in the entryway while on break from his work running an insulation company....

TRAVOIS FEATURING JOSEPH ERB AS PART OF FIRST FRIDAYS ART SERIES IN KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 17, 2018) - With a focus on North American Indigenous artists, Travois First Fridays jurors selected nine professionals to share their artwork as part of a visual art exhibition series at the Travois office in the Crossroads Art District, 310...

Dancing to a heartbeat: A visitor's guide to powwows

At the Oromocto First Nation, grass dancers are stomping the ground, clearing the grass of sticks and rocks while their fringed, bright regalia sways to a beat, like grass blowing in the wind. Summer on Turtle Island means powwow season. All summer long in Canada, drum groups, dancers and spectators have been...

Twenty-five players come out for Red Lake Warriors first practice of 2018 season - P5

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,...

Little Rock Representative Michelle Barrett Cobenais Thank you Dinner for the Little Rock Community

Little Rock Representative Michelle Barrett Cobenais held a Thank you Dinner for the Little Rock Community on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 3 PM. Cobenais was sworn into office on Tuesday, August 14th and will service two years on the...

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

ATLANTA — Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning. More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could significantly increase the number of...

Debates get race for Minnesota governor off to a roaring start

NISSWA, MINN. – In their first two debates since winning their parties’ nominations, Minnesota’s candidates for governor disagreed at forums Friday morning and Friday night on health care, school vouchers and other issues, but they did so genially and without insults. U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, the DFL candidate, and...

Keith Ellison tries to reassure voters after allegation

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison returned to the campaign trail Friday in his quest to become Minnesota attorney general, as he tries to move past an allegation the he abused his ex-girlfriend. He reiterated his denial of the accusation at a door-knocking event in north Minneapolis. He said he will not drop out of the race...

Trump's school safety commission aims to use students to help make schools safer

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school returned to school Wednesday for the start of the new year, six months after the devastating shooting shook their community in Parkland. In the wake of the mass shooting, President Donald Trump established a school safety commission, chaired by Education Secretary...

CBC rejects resolution to expel former council member Edwin Marchand

Nespelem —By vote of 8-6, the Colville Business Council on Thursday rejected a proposed resolution to expel former CBC member Edwin Marchand. The action came after a read-out of a CBC Rules Committee recommendation to expel Mr. Marchand, based on findings that he had committed an unethical act by failing to repay a...

Rosanne Wilson

Rosanne Wilson Dec. 3, 1964 - Aug. 15, 2018 Rosanne Wilson, 53, Deer River, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, in her home. A wake will begin 4 p.m. on Aug. 18, and will continue until the service at 10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 19, at Ball Club (Minn.) Community Center. Arrangements by Carroll Funeral Home in Deer...

Red Lake Nation College Orientation - August 23, 2018 - 9 AM - 3L30 PM

Red Lake Nation College Orientation - August 23, 2018 - 9 AM - 3L30 PM Last day to register is August 24th. Classes are filling...

Headwaters Art Camp - Monday, Aug. 27th - 31st, 9:00am – 3:00pm

When: Monday, Aug. 27th - 31st, 9:00am – 3:00pm Where: Headwaters Music and Arts, 519 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji Who: Ages 9-18, cost to attend is $125 per participant Headwaters Art Camp is a week-long day camp for ages 9-18. Students will find themselves immersed in a fast paced program riffing on the theme of...

Dancing Light to Perform at Headwaters Music & Arts

When: Saturday, September 15th, 7:00pm Where: Headwaters Music & Arts is located at 519 Minnesota Ave NW Bemidji, MN 56601 Contact: headwatersschool@yahoo.com | 218.444.5606 Cost: $10 general admission and $5 for students & seniors 62+ Headwaters Music & Arts welcomes Kiki, Greg and Sabbastion to Bemidji for an...

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