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 By Molly Miron    News    August 12, 2011

Red Lake Hospital: Outpatient department provides innovative service

Until recently, Red Lake Hospital Emergency Services and Urgent Care formed a combined department. Patients needing to see a physician for a fairly minor condition such as the flu had to get in line behind people with more serious problems to be served. “For years, we’ve been telling patients to come in and wait,” said Craig Morin, CEO of the Red Lake Hospital. Now, in a...

 
 By Molly Miron    Sports    August 8, 2011

Canadian team takes home gold

The sixth annual Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival culminated in a climactic finish Saturday with teams coming from first to fourth place in less than one second apart. The River City Dragons from Winnipeg, Manitoba, crossed the line in the Gold Division race in 1:.27.34, winning by a dragon nose over the second-place The Eh...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    August 1, 2011

UPDATE: Sanford-nurses - hospital services not affected

Registered nurses at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center voted Thursday against the hospital management’s contract offer. However, negotiations are still possible, and services remain unaffected said Joy Johnson chief operations officer. “We have not received a strike notice,” she said. For us, the most important thing is to let the community, our doctors and staff know...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    August 1, 2011

Bemidji Pioneer veteran journalist Brad Swenson retires

Brad Swenson, who started working in the Pioneer’s editorial department in May 1980, has retired effective today because of medical issues, which began in March. Swenson has served the Pioneer as a reporter, managing editor, political editor and editorial writer. He has earned many awards for his work, including three Premack Public Affairs Journalism Awards; the Minnesota...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    July 25, 2011

Cass County Grand Jury indicts Littlewolf with premeditated murder

A Cass County Grand Jury indicted Thursday indicted 27-year-old Ross Zangiegabo Littlewolf of Cass Lake with felony first-degree premeditated murder, second-degree intentional murder, three counts of first-degree burglary and two counts of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Littlewolf was indicted in relation to the June 26 shooting death of Kandace Blaine Dunn,...

 
 By Molly Miron    Politics    July 20, 2011

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Judge ruling on election appealed

Friday’s ruling by Leech Lake Reservation Election Contest Judge Heidi Drobnick to invalidate the June 28 special secretary-treasurer election has been appealed by both the winning candidate and the Leech Lake General Reservation Election Board. Donald “Mick” Finn won the election by six votes over Donald “Donnie” Headbird, who contested the results, citing...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    July 18, 2011

Judge nullifies Leech Lake secretary-treasurer election

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Election Judge Heidi Drobnick ruled invalid Friday the June 28 special election that gave Donald “Mick” Finn the secretary-treasurer’s position. The vote was certified by the General Reservation Election Board at 1,104 or 50.14 percent for Finn and 1,098 or 49.86 percent for Donald “Donnie” Headbird. Headbird petitioned for a hearing and...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    July 1, 2011

Cass Lake drive-by shooting results in five arrested

Four Cass Lake residents and one from Bemidji were charged in Cass County District Court Tuesday, June 28, with aiding and abetting felony drive-by shooting of an occupied dwelling. The five are Darryl Jackson Johnson, 26, Shane Alan Dunn, 22, Dustin Anthony Fairbanks, 22, and Jestina Elise Morin, 22, all of Cass Lake, and Jonathon Tyler Cloud of Bemidji. According to the...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    June 29, 2011

Littlewolf charged with murder in shooting death

A 27-year-old Cass Lake man was charged Tuesday in Cass County District Court with serious felony second-degree intentional murder and two counts of felony second-degree assault. Ross Zangigabo Littlewolf was charged in relation to the shooting death Sunday, June 26, of Kandace Blaine Dunn, 22, of Cass Lake, who had been killed by an apparent gunshot wound to her head....

 
 By Molly Miron    News    June 23, 2011

AmeriCorps YouthBuild: Old Red Lake Casino to become Senior Center

RED LAKE — YouthBuild members from Red Lake, Virginia, Minn., Bi-count Communication Action Program, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and YouthWorks volunteers from Burlington, Colo., are making a transformation in downtown Red Lake. By late summer, the north end of the Red Lake Humanities Center, which formerly housed the Seven...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    June 6, 2011

First Bemidji High School graduation ceremony held at Sanford Center

As their photos displayed in rotation on the Sanford Center scoreboard, the 317 graduates of the Bemidji High School Class of 2011 processed to the applause of family, friends and faculty Saturday morning. Bemidji School District Superintendent James Hess greeted the seniors and advised them to network rather rely solely on individuality. “If you build strong relationships...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    May 16, 2011

First Nations United: Red Lake members demonstrate for treaty rights

WASKISH — Three Red Lake Nation members put their hooks and lines in eastern Upper Red Lake Friday one day prior to the Minnesota Fishing Opener. The demonstration organized by the First Nations United Twin Cities organization was designed to underscore the treaty the band signed ceding territory, but guaranteeing the tribal...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    May 9, 2011

Cass Lake man sentenced for attempted murder

William Earl Morris, 24, of Cass Lake, was sentenced Monday, March 2, in Cass County District Court for first-degree attempted pre-meditated murder. Judge John Smith sentenced Morris to 16 years in prison. Additionally, according to Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie, Morris was found in contempt of court and ordered to serve 60 days in custody following completion of h...

 
 By Molly Miron    News    May 6, 2011

Morris sentenced for attempted murder

William Earl Morris, 24, of Cass Lake, was sentenced Monday, March 2, in Cass Cunty District Court for first-degree attempted pre-meditated murder. Judge John Smith sentenced Morris to 16 years in prison. Additionally, according to Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie, Morris was found in contempt of court and ordered to serve 60 days in custody following completion of...

 

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