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Red Lake Urban Office-Duluth Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, December 8, 2018

DULUTH - The Annual Red Lake Urban Office-Duluth Christmas Dinner was held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1 PM - 4 PM at Denfeld High School in Duluth, MN. There were games, prizes, an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest and a Christmas...

Minneapolis prepares to move people from homeless encampment to navigation center

Leaders in Minneapolis are preparing to close a homeless encampment and move the people there to a temporary shelter this week. City officials said people in the encampment in south Minneapolis will start moving to the temporary navigation center on Tuesday. https://kstp.com/news/minneapolis-prepare...

Homeless camp residents, American Indian leaders discuss tensions, plans to move this week

Mayor Jacob Frey and American Indian leaders made an impassioned plea for unity Sunday at a crowded public meeting, which was hastily called in response to complaints of harassment and intimidation of humanitarian aid workers at the large homeless camp in south...

American Indian leaders condemn 'deplorable' actions of street outreach group at Mpls. homeless camp

Leaders in the Twin Cities' American Indian community are strongly condemning a street outreach group associated with a south Minneapolis homeless camp for "unacceptable, deplorable" actions that have triggered complaints from other nonprofits working there. The...

Minneapolis homeless camp inspires interfaith developer to plan 70-unit affordable complex

A St. Paul developer of affordable housing is making plans for a 70-unit apartment building for people who are homeless, after its leaders became increasingly troubled by the sight of a large homeless encampment in south Minneapolis. Beacon Interfaith Housing...

Native American group condemns organization running Minneapolis tent city amid allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - A Native American group is cutting ties and condemning the actions of the organization that's been running the homeless tent city along Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis. In a statement released Friday, the Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors (MUID)...

Halloween in Red Lake 2018 - P49

Halloween in Red Lake...

BP: Appeals court upholds probation sentence for man who repeatedly raped 15-year-old relative

ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County District judge did not abuse his authority when he went against a prosecutor’s protests and sentenced a man convicted of repeatedly raping a 15-year-old relative to probation, according to a higher court’s findings. The Minnesota Court of Appeals cited the “broad discretion” the...

Minnesota Organic Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Organic Conference organizers have announced the 2019 conference keynote speakers for January 10 and 11, 2019. Chef Sean Sherman will present “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America” on January 10. Farmer and registered dietician Mary Jo Forbord will present...

New Democratic governors show shift on US charter schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was not on the ballot in the Michigan governor’s race, but her legacy loomed over the campaign in her home state, which has the country’s highest concentration of for-profit charter schools. Republican Bill Schuette, a DeVos ally and the state’s attorney general, ultimately lost...

A Museum to Bridge Our Nation's Rift

Our nation’s airwaves, newsstands, twitter feeds and conversations are saturated these days about how our nation is split. It seems like a dream come true for every enemy and adversary of the United States. No matter which side they are on, everyone wishes the rift would close. So how do we go about it? The...

EIGHTH GENERATION LAUNCHES NEW "TWO SPIRIT" WOOL BLANKET

SEATTLE, Wash.– December 7, 2018 - Eighth Generation, the first Native American-owned company to offer beautifully crafted wool blankets, is excited to unveil their latest collaboration with Two Spirit artist Ryan Young (Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior...

Report claims Tribal Governments block independent media

WWASHINGTON – Owning about 75 percent of Indian mass media, tribal governments are a key barrier to independent reporting in American Indian outlets, according to a new report from the Democracy Fund announced last month. “It is time to flip the script and make independent media in Indian country normal rather...

'A Grand Heart Place' Duluth poised to rename downtown park in Ojibwe language

Less than a year after Minneapolis' Lake Calhoun was renamed Bde Maka Ska, which means White Earth Lake in the Dakota language, the city of Duluth is on the cusp of renaming a downtown park in the Ojibwe language. The Duluth City Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution Monday to change the name of Lake Place...

Lady Warriors move to 3-0 on season with 82-46 win over Kelliher-Northome

RED LAKE - Gerika Kingbird led the Red Lake Lady Warriors with 31 points Friday night, December 7, 2018, 18 of them coming in the first half, as they handed Kelliher-Northome their 4th loss of the season. The Mustangs kept pace with Red Lake after being down by 7,...

Red Lake Warriors lose first game of season to Cass Lake, 86-57

The Red Lake Warriors lost their first game of the season to the Cass Lake Panthers on Friday, December 7, 2018, 86-57. Photograph by Denise...

Holthusen scores 28 in Itasca Community College's 70-67 loss to Minnesota State Fergus Falls

Averi Holthusen, who averages 23.4 points per game, led all scorers with 28 points in Itasca Community College's 70-67 loss on Saturday, December 8, 2018. She also had 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals and 1 block in that game. Play-by-Play: http://mc...

Desjarlait scores 13 in Hibbing Community College's 77-56 win over Western Technical

Alexis Desjarlait, averaging 16.1 points per game, scored 13 points for Hibbing Community College in their 77-56 win over Western Technical on Saturday, December 8, 2018. She also had 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal in that game. Hibbing CC is now 6-0 on the season...

Red Lake Junior Varsity loses to Kelliher-Northome 59-46

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Junior Varsity Lady Warriors led the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs 26-23 at the half, but were overtaken by the Mustangs with 4-minutes remaining in the second half. Kelliher-Northome went on to win...

8th Grade Lady Warriors win, 6th & 7th loses to Kelliher-Northome

The 8th Grade Lady Warriors won, while earlier the 6th & 7th grade team lost to Kelliher-Northome on Friday, December 7,...

No. 14 Gophers women reach 9-0 with road win at Boston College

BOSTON – Minutes after recording her ninth win in as many games, Gophers women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen approached sophomore Destiny Pitts, her hand extended, her expression one of relief and satisfaction. Whalen slapped the hand of Pitts before engulfing her in embrace. It was a fitting show of...

Lady Warriors open 2018-19 basketball season with 101-33 win over Nevis - P5

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Girls Basketball Team held their home opener on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, leading 59-20 at the half and cruising to the 101-33 victory. Four Lady Warriors were in double figures. Angel McClain led all scorers with 35 points, (20 in the first...

Red Lake JV Girls win Home Opener 68-20 over Nevis - P5

Red Lake JV Girls win Hope Opener 68-20 over...

8th Grade Girls and 6th-7th Grade Girls Teams hosted Nevis - P5

The 8th Grade Girls and 6th-7th Grade Girls Teams hosted Nevis on Tuesday, December 4,...

Minnesota manufacturers worry most about long-term worker shortages

Filling vacant jobs in a growing economy has been out of the headlines for a few weeks. Swooning financial markets of late are signaling economic slowdown to recession for 2019, thanks in part to U.S.-China trade war jitters that have plowed into the farm economy and which could threaten manufacturing and other...

Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana

One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc. is taking a 45 percent stake in Cronos Group, the Canadian medical and recreational marijuana provider said Friday. https://www.courant.com/business/hc-biz-mar...

Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for Trump

WASHINGTON - Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia...

Top GOP senator needs to know more about Trump's UN pick

WASHINGTON — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job. Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW'-urt)...

Even if She Survives the DNA Debacle, Liz Warren's Tribal Troubles Are Far From Over

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s struggles to overcome the impact of her unproven—and likely incorrect—claims of Native American ancestry are well known. This week the New York Times reported that Warren and her close aides are finally realizing what many political observers have long known, that her strategy to use a...

Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home and overseas

The United States joined a controversial proposal by Saudi Arabia and Russia this weekend to weaken a reference to a key report on the severity of global warming, sharpening battle lines at the global climate summit in Poland aimed at gaining consensus over how to combat rising temperatures. Arguments erupted...

Northern B.C. First Nation election still in limbo months after appeal filed

'Who's actually being accountable for this? We just don't know,' says Nak'azdli Whut'en councillor-elect It's been four months since Nak'azdli Whut'en members cast their votes for four open council seats. But those who were newly elected have still not been sworn in because an appeal filed under the First Nation's...

Laurie Brown

Laurie Brown August 03, 1923 - December 07, 2018 Laurie Brown, age 95, of Waubun, MN, died on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Mahnomen Health Center Nursing Home, Mahnomen, MN. As per Laurie's request, no services are being...

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