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Minnesota attorney general calls for delay in Sanford-Fairview merger timeline

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has asked for Sanford and Fairview to slow down their proposed mega-merger, saying a scheduled closing for the transaction on March 31 is coming too soon to address questions about the deal. Deputy Attorney General John Keller disclosed the request Wednesday night during a public meeting...

Manuel Balce Ceneta, Associated Press

A relatively mild January will come to an abrupt end Friday as a frigid air mass moves into Minnesota, kicking off a cold snap that will last at least two weeks. Temperatures at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the official reporting station for the Twin Cities, have yet to fall below zero this month. But the mercury will drop into negative territory by...

Licensing delays are worsening Minnesota's nurse shortage

Lily Marcelius is ready to do her part to address Minnesota's nursing shortage, having completed training in October and accepted a job in an intensive care unit at HCMC in Minneapolis. If only the Minnesota Board of Nursing would clear her to take the licensing exam. Marcelius and others have had their nursing careers delayed...

Pope says homosexuality not a crime: 'We are all children of God'

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as "unjust," saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. "Being homosexual isn't a crime," Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with the...

6-year-old run over by school bus, Brooklyn Park police say

A 6-year-old boy being dropped off after school Wednesday was run over by a school bus in Brooklyn Park, police said. The bus had dropped off the boy after 3 p.m. in the parking lot at Edinburgh Golf Course to walk to his home nearby, police said in a statement. The bus had left the scene but was found by police and the driver interviewed. The driver was unaware that the...

US, Germany to send advanced tanks to aid Ukraine war effort

BERLIN - Germany and the United States announced Wednesday that they will send advanced battle tanks to Ukraine, offering what one expert called an "armored punching force" to help Kyiv break combat stalemates as the Russian invasion enters its 12th month. The announcement marked the first stage of a coordinated effort by the...

Half of U.S. mass attacks sparked by personal, workplace disputes, report finds

WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Half of the mass attacks in the United States from 2016-2020 were sparked by personal, domestic or workplace disputes, according to a new U.S. Secret Service report that aims to prevent violence by identifying warning signs. The attackers were overwhelmingly men, often with histories of mental health symptoms, financial insecurity or engaging in...

Acting Director Allison Randall of the Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at 2023 Strengthening Sovereign Responses to Sex Trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska

Good morning! I am delighted to be with you all in New Orleans, the traditional and sacred homeland of the Chitimacha, Choctaw, Houma, and Biloxi peoples. I believe it is crucial that we acknowledge the original, rightful and continuing stewards of this land. However, that acknowledgment means little if not accompanied by action following the leadership of Tribal advocates...

USDA Takes Steps to Support Food Sovereignty with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2023 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA). Through LFPA, the tribe seeks to purchase and distribute locally...

7-Year-Old Boy Dies from Dog Attack on Fort Hall Reservation

A mother and son were brutally attacked by four dogs on Saturday morning, Jan. 21, on the Fort Hall Reservation in Gibson, Idaho. The boy, 7-years-old, died from injuries sustained during the attack. Both are non-tribal citizens. The Fort Hall Police Department received the report at 5:31 p.m., local time, of a juvenile being...

Red Lake Treat Street 2022 held at Red Lake Humanities - P97

Red Lake Treat Street 2022 held at Red Lake Humanities Hundreds participate in annual Halloween...

Red Lake Treat Street 2022 held at Red Lake Humanities - P98

Red Lake Treat Street 2022 held at Red Lake Humanities Hundreds participate in annual Halloween...

Local Artist Receives National Artist in Business Leadership Fellowship

DETROIT LAKES MINNESOTA – First Peoples Fund, the oldest national Native-led organization dedicated to supporting Indigenous artists, has selected 12 individuals from across the country as recipients of the 2023 Cultural Capital Fellowship. Local artist Penny Kagigebi, White Earth Ojibwe (descendant) was named as one of the fellows. An artist whose art forms include...

Voting begins for MnDOT's third annual "Name a Snowplow" contest

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Voting is now open for the 2022-23 “Name a Snowplow” contest, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today. The top eight vote-getters will become MnDOT snowplow names – one named snowplow for each MnDOT district. Minnesotans can see all the finalist names and vote now at mndot.gov/nameasnowplow. Voting will be open through Friday, Feb....

SapienSecure Selected For Inaugural Focus Fund

SapienSecure, the medical software platform that indexes, de-ID's, extracts, and dashboards medical data across hundreds of hospital database systems, is thrilled to announce their selection to the INOVAIT Focus Fund. SapienSecure will support Altis Labs, Inc. in their initiative focused on fully automating imaging biomarkers for solid state tumors using deep learning. We...

Vikings interview assistant head coach Mike Pettine for defensive coordinator job

While lining up interviews with three external candidates - the Saints' Ryan Nielsen, the Seahawks' Sean Desai and the Steelers' Brian Flores - for their defensive coordinator job, the Vikings are taking a look at an internal candidate coach Kevin O'Connell knows well. The Vikings confirmed Wednesday that Mike Pettine, who's...

Red Lake Warriors go right down to the wire in 69-62 win over Blackduck Drakes - P6

Warriors go right down to the wire in 69-62 win over Blackduck Drakes on Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Red Lake Junior Varsity also winners in early game,...

Lady Warriors unable to keep pace with Deer River in second half, lose at home 74-37 - P7

Lady Warriors unable to keep pace with Deer River in second half, lose at home 74-37 - P3 Lady Warriors Junior High loses 16-13 in early...

Mahnomen-Waubun winners in second game of double-header, 80-68 over Red Lake Warriors - P8

Mahnomen-Waubun winners in second game of double-header, 80-68 over Red Lake Warriors Lady Warriors also fall to Lady Thunderbirds in earlier game,...

Lady Warriors fall to Lady Thunderbirds in early game, 69-28, in Red Lake - P8

Lady Warriors fall to Lady Thunderbirds in early game, 69-28, in Red Lake Mahnomen-Waubun winners in second game of double-header, 80-68 over Red Lake...

Cass Lake Panthers come on strong in last 5 minutes in their win over the Red Lake Warriors 86-71 - P10

In a make-up game played on Thursday, January 12, 2023, Red Lake hosted Cass Lake in front of a packed house. The Warriors kept pace with the Panthers pretty much all the first half and ended up trailing at the buzzer, 38-31. In the second half the Warriors were still only 6-points behind until about the 5-minute mark, when...

Walz tucks tax, fee increases among checks and credits in his proposed budget

Gov. Tim Walz trumpeted the "largest tax cuts in state history" in his two-year budget, yet tucked amid the expansive benefits for families and seniors there are also higher fees and new taxes. In his public presentation Tuesday at the Department of Revenue with all his commissioners by his side, Walz highlighted his proposal...

Rep. Ilhan Omar calls out Republicans ahead of potential vote to take away committee post

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar scorned Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy Wednesday as the GOP attempt to remove her from the House Foreign Affairs Committee approaches a critical point. McCarthy, who narrowly won the speakership earlier this month, has long promised to keep Omar from one of her prized committee...

Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous Caucus Announces Legislative Priorities

ST. PAUL – Today, the Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus announced their legislative priorities for the 2023-2024 session. The legislative agenda focuses on: • Education • Equity in Economic Development • Public Safety and Justice Reform • Health Equity These priority areas are where POCI Caucus members will be introducing and supporting...

Lawrence "Baby" Lar" Norquay, Jr.

Lawrence "Baby" Lar" Norquay, Jr. April 19, 1997 ~ January 22, 2023 (age 25) Lawrence D. "Baby Lar" Norquay, Jr., age 25, of Redby, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Lawrence was born on April 19, 1997, in Bemidji, MN, to Teresa Cloud and Lawrence Norquay, Sr. He enjoyed hanging out with his buddies, gaming and...

CULTURAL COORDINATOR - MINO BIMAADIZIWIN CHILD CARE CENTER MINNEAPOLIS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT CULTURAL COORDINATOR MINO BIMAADIZIWIN CHILD CARE CENTER MINNEAPOLIS Open: January 26, 2023 – Until filled PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Cultural Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the cultural activities and to support the development of a sustainable cultural healing program....

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