Articles written by Haydee Clotter

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Leech Lake Bank Of Ojibwe Awarded Grant For Veterans Cemetery

The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe was awarded a nearly $3.3 million grant for the construction of the Leech Lake Cemetery in Cass Lake, Minnesota, according to a press release. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration made the announcement today. The grant will fund the construction of a main entrance, a combined administration and maintenance...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    August 21, 2017

Grant Funds Tribal Historic Preservation Offices In Minnesota

In an effort to preserve tribal history ten Tribal Historic Preservation Offices in Minnesota have been awarded a grant of $285,766. The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt with the National Park Service announced the distribution of $462,881 and the Tribal Historic Preservation Offices in Minnesota receiving funds include: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Indians...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    July 25, 2017

Natives Against Heroin Take A Walk In Red Lake

A police escort and an entrance by the busloads is one way to make a statement. Hundreds gathered at the Red Lake Hospital fields to put their best foot forward in a walk to fight against drugs, specifically heroin. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, there have been zero heroin deaths in Red Lake between...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    July 13, 2017

Red Lake Tribal Council Appoints New Tribal Secretary

The Red Lake Tribal Council has filled the vacancy of the tribal Secretary’s office after the passing of Secretary Donald “Don” Cook, Sr. on May 1, at the age of 74. During the July 11 regular meeting the Council advised the Seven Hereditary Chiefs (who serve as an advisory capacity to the council on cultural and other matters) to appoint Hereditary Chief Darwin Sumner...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    July 13, 2017

Details Emerge From Beltrami County Drug Bust

A Bemidji couple and two men have been charged with the conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with the intent to distribute following a drug bust. According to a criminal complaint filed in the United States District of North Dakota on July 6, the defendants: Herman Ramos Velasquez, Rolando Velasquez, Christopher Gary...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    July 12, 2017

Federal Budget Could Affect Minnesota Nutrition Programs

In 2016, Minnesotans visited food shelves 3.3 million times. A new website highlights information about federal nutrition programs that help ensure hundreds of thousands of Minnesota's children, seniors and people with disabilities have dinner every night. The Minnesota Department of Human Services oversees two U.S. Department o...

 By Haydee Clotter    News    May 4, 2017

Multiple Injuries From Bemidji School Bus Rollover Crash

A school bus and one vehicle were involved in an accident just north of Bemidji it happened approximately at 7:30 a.m. The school bus No. 25 rolled over on Movil Lake Road and Irvine. A passenger car struck the rear of the bus causing it to land in the ditch on its side. One student was airlifted after his arm was pinned...


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