Air quality alert extended through Wednesday for northern Minnesota as wildfire smoke lingers

The smoke is back. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extended its air quality alert through Wednesday at 9 p.m. for the northern half of the state, according to a statement released Tuesday afternoon. Smoke from wildfires in Canada blanketed Minnesota starting last Thursday, although an area of high pressure has...

Masks required in Twin Cities government buildings, advised elsewhere

Minneapolis and St. Paul renewed mask mandates in city facilities on Tuesday and encouraged people in the Twin Cities, regardless of their vaccination status, to wear them indoors in response to a variant-fueled wave of COVID-19. While Minnesota has the ninth-lowest rate of new viral infections among states, according to a...

Charges: Unlicensed driver was drunk, speeding before plunging off road onto I-94 and killing his 1-year-old son

A man driving drunk and with a suspended license killed his 1-year-old son who was one of several children in a speeding SUV that veered off an overpass and onto the interstate below in Brooklyn Center, according to charges filed Tuesday. Hakeem O. Miller, 25, of Brooklyn Center, was charged in Hennepin County District Court...

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

WASHINGTON - A Pentagon police officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene. The Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. military, was temporarily placed on lockdown after a man attacked the officer on...

First-ever Conviction Review Unit begins accepting applications

August 3, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today announced that the first-ever Conviction Review Unit (CRU) in Minnesota will begin accepting applications to review of potentially wrongful convictions. In June 2021, the CRU Advisory Board ratified one of the most expansive charters of a conviction review unit in the United States. It sets forth...

Grants Bring Locally Grown Food to Schools

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is looking for proposals for two Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) grants that aim to increase local purchasing in Farm to School programs. School districts across Minnesota could receive a total of $748,000 for purchasing Minnesota-grown and -raised foods used in school meal programs, through the...

What makes the COVID-19 variant different, and dangerous

PHOENIX – After a brief period of decline, COVID-19 cases are back on the rise in the United States and experts say the delta variant, now deemed to be as contagious as the chickenpox, is to blame. Delta, the name for the variant officially known as B.1.617.2, is a mutation of the original coronavirus strain. Originating in India, the World Health Organization called delta...

Evolving DEED's strategy in the CareerForce system to grow opportunity

Minnesota's CareerForce system, a network of partners designed to help Minnesotans find jobs, is essential to our economic recovery from the pandemic. DEED plays an important role in this system, and we're committed to evolving our efforts to better connect Minnesotans with family-sustaining work – and help employers find the...

COVID hits 23 in California schools, days after reopening

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Two neighboring San Francisco Bay Area school districts on Monday reported 23 coronavirus infections among students and staff, just days after in-person classes resumed. Students returned to classrooms at Brentwood Union School District’s 11 schools last Wednesday. As of this week, the district has already recorded 13 coronavirus cases in...

Tornado rips through parts of Red Lake and Redby causing thousands of dollars in damages - P10

RED LAKE, MN - A confirmed tornado was reported by law enforcement about 33 miles north of Bemidji, with extremely high winds reported around 5 PM on Monday, July 26, 2021. This included the Red Lake and Redby areas on the Red Lake Indian Reservatuib, causing thousands of dollars in damages to buildings, motor vehicles and...

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow - P32

Red Lake celebrated it's own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament...

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow - P33

Red Lake celebrated it's own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament...

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Parade - P28

Red Lake celebrated it's own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament...

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow - P30

Red Lake celebrated it's own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament...

2021 Red Lake High School Graduation held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 - P57

2021 Red Lake High School Graduation held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 GRADUATES: James Allen Beaulieu III Mimi Beaulieu-Morgan Kia Nicole Birr, Ryan Joseph Blackcloud Aaron Chaboyea Diamond A. Cloud-Sayers Lailah Eliza Dow Kacie Graves Arianna Moonlight Greene Denali Hart Delwyn E. Holthusen III Yolanda J. Infante Kyriah M....

TRUE OR FALSE: Abuse Against Men

There are many myths around intimate partner violence, particularly around victims who identify as men. Myths about violence are harmful. Myths keep people silent, add to shame and guilt, make people doubt the violence and can even perpetuate violence. The truth is anyone can be a victim of intimate partner violence. FALSE:...

Native Americans in Sports – Ben Strong

According to media reports, the last game of the 2021 NBA Finals series featuring the Milwaukee Bucks beating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 drew 12.5 million viewers. Ben Strong, 34, is a Red Lake Nation member and his growing extended family of fans were among the viewers. However, Ben was notified that his contract wasn't renewed...

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

NEW YORK - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. "I think he should resign," Biden told reporters...

Frieda Rose Lewis

Frieda Rose Lewis September 24, 1952 - July 29, 2021 Frieda Rose Lewis, "Makoonsikwe" 68, of Ogema, MN died Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Biimaadiiziiwiin Senior Housing in Ogema. Traditional Services will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at the Ponemah Boys and Girls Club in Ponemah, MN. A wake will begin at 11:00am,...

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Red Lake Nation Radio Facility

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Red Lake Nation Radio Facility Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11 AM in Red...

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Celebrate The 30th Annual Powderhorn Art Fair

June 30th, 2021 l Minneapolis, MN - The Powderhorn Art Fair celebrates 30 years of fostering the connection of art and community August 7th & 8th with a virtual fair. Discover a range of over 1,000 vibrant original artworks from over 70 artists across the country. Explore works representing over a dozen mediums ranging in...

Technology Support Technician - Red Lake School District, ISD#38

Technology Support Technician Red Lake School District, ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 Internal and External Posting: 08/03/2021 – 08/17/2021 Position Title: Technology Support Technician Supervisor: Tech Coordinator Revised: 07/26/2021 Terms: Fulltime – 214 day contract - Exempt Qualifications: High...

Secretary/Dispatcher - Red Lake School District, ISD#38

Secretary/Dispatcher Red Lake School District, ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 Internal and External Posting: 08/03/2021 – 08/17/2021 Position Description: Secretary/Dispatcher Supervisor: Principal Bargaining Group: Minnesota School Employees' Association Terms: Nine (9) month employee (8 hours/day)...

Science Teacher – Secondary Complex (anticipated) - Red Lake School District, ISD#38

Science Teacher Red Lake School District, ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 Internal and External Posting: 08/03/2021 – 08/17/2021 JOB TITLE: Science Teacher – Secondary Complex (anticipated) REPORTS TO: Building Principal JOB PURPOSE: The Science Teacher shall provide direct instruction and facilitate...

Special Education Paraprofessional - Red Lake School District ISD#38

Special Education Paraprofessional Red Lake School District ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 Internal and External Posting: 08/03/2021 – 08/17/2021 Position Description: Special Education Paraprofessional (Multiple Positions) Supervisor: Assigned Special Education Instructor & Building Principal...

Cook I - Red Lake School District ISD #38

Cook I Red Lake School District ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 Internal and External Posting: 08/03/2021 – 08/17/2021 Position Title: Cook I Supervisor: Food Service Coordinator Bargaining Group: Minnesota School Employees Association Revised: 7/31/2019 Terms: Fulltime – 9 month employee...

$12 Billion Proposed for Indian Country in Infrastructure Bill is Needed & Welcomed

Opinion. It is especially gratifying to see President Joe Biden lead in pushing to address the nation's aging infrastructure with roads, bridges, water systems, schools, newer and greener energy platforms, public transit and high-speed rail, and much needed technology and broadband upgrades. President Biden's and key members of...

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