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Dawn Rene (Wichern) Benard

Dawn Rene (Wichern) Benard October 31, 1965 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 53) Dawn Rene (Wichern) Bernard, age 53, of Sebeka, MN, passed away of Pancreatic Cancer on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at home. Dawn was born October 31, 1965 in Mahnomen, MN. Daughter to Irene Bush...

 

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

JERUSALEM — U.S. troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters are protected, a top White House aide said Sunday, signaling a pause to a withdrawal abruptly announced last month and initially expected to be completed within weeks. While U.S....

 

Duluth schools promote teaching, thinking critically about inequity

Duluth – The second-grade boy crunched on a small bag of Cheetos and twisted with energy as high school senior Ijshanita Dunigan sat next to him at a small desk in a small chair. Patiently, she encouraged him to sit down and fill out a worksheet about a book they had just read together. http://www...

 

Minnesotans who benefited from Affordable Care Act are eying a judge's ruling warily

Affordable health insurance has been the difference between having a life and just scraping by for Bruce Ario, a Minneapolis man with schizophrenia and diabetes. A low-income worker who supervises mailrooms for two federal agencies, he was spending $1,000 a month for medical coverage before Congress passed the...

 

No breakthrough in shutdown talks as Trump stands by demands

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers by passing legislation this week to reopen parts of the...

 

Nevada inmate whose execution called off found dead in cell

LAS VEGAS — A twice-convicted murderer who had repeatedly said he wanted to die by lethal injection was found dead in his death-row prison cell from an apparent hanging, officials said Saturday. Scott Raymond Dozier, 48, was found unresponsive in his solo death-row cell at the state's maximum-security prison in Ely,...

 

Tax break for poor areas boosts Mall of America district

The Mall of America and the booming district around it are now considered “economically distressed” in the eyes of the federal government, qualifying the area for new tax breaks intended for the country’s poorest neighborhoods. The eastern corner of Bloomington is one of the state’s 128 “Opportunity Zones...

 

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Forks ND 627 PM CST Sun Jan 6 2019 Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Including the cities of Roseau, Warroad, Greenbush, Baudette,Newfolden, Middle River, Grygla,...

 

Northwoods too much for Warriors in 82-54 loss on Friday night

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted Northwoods on Friday, January 4, 2019, hanging in pretty much most of the first half. Despite the speed and height of Northwoods, Red Lake trailed by just 7 points, 31-24. The Warriors were outscored in the second half 51-30...

 

Northwoods too much for Red Lake's JV Warriors in 78-45 loss on Friday

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted Northwoods on Friday, January 4, 2019, hanging in pretty much most of the first half. Despite the speed and height of Northwoods, Red Lake trailed by just 7 points, 31-24. The Warriors were outscored in the second half 51-30...

 

U.S. Dept. of Education Opens Investigation into Discrimination Against Native Students

WOLF POINT, Mont. – The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) will investigate claims that the Wolf Point School District discriminates against and mistreats Native students in violation of federal civil rights laws. The investigation comes 1.5 years after advocates filed a 46-page...

 

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Cheesecakes Made with Diamond Crystal Brands Mix

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 4, 2019) - Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its cheesecakes made with Diamond Crystal Brands cheesecake mix due to the potential that they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for...

 

Hy-Vee Pharmacies Implement New Controlled Substance Prescription Policy

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 4, 2019) — To assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic Hy-Vee, Inc. announces the implementation of a new controlled substance prescription policy. As of Jan. 1, 2019, Hy-Vee pharmacies no longer allow a subsequent fill of a Schedule II controlled substance, or a refill of a...

 

NEW YEARS EVE TRADITIONAL POW-WOW HELD IN RED LAKE - P4

RED LAKE, MN - The annual New Years Eve Traditional Pow Wow was held at the Red Lake Humanities beginning at 6 PM Friday evening. Although scheduled, there was no Grand Entry, making it even more traditional, everything got underway shortly after 7 PM. There were dance...

 

Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party held on Friday, December 21, 2018 - P9

The Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party was held on Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Red Lake Casino and Events Center, from 11 AM to 1 PM....

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors now 8-1 on season after 79-42 win over Lake of the Woods - P10

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Lake of the Woods on Thursday, December 20, 2018, taking a 49-21 half-time lead and cruising on to the 79-42 win. The win put Red Lake at 8-1 on the season, losing only to Stephen-Argyle in a tournament match last week....

 

Lady Warriors now 7-1 on season after 98-29 win over Laporte - P12

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors came out in a fury on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at home, racking up a quick 76-18 point lead in the first half of their game with Laporte. They would add 22 more points with mostly reserves playing in the second half, crusing to...

 

Warriors move up to 4-1 on season with 84-27 win over the Laporte Tigers - P12

RED LAKE - Like the girls in the first game of a double-head, the Red Lake Warriors came out quickly on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at home, racking up a quick 41-11 point lead in the first half of their game with Laporte. They would add 43 more points in the second...

 

Lady Warriors move to 3-0 on season with 82-46 win over Kelliher-Northome - P19

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,...

 

Mums and dads kiss 9-to-5 jobs goodbye to start own businesses

Mum and dad entrepreneurs are leading the charge in leaving 9-5 jobs to achieve financial independence and schedule flexibility. One-quarter of Aussies even say that if they had their own business, they’d be happy to continue working into retirement according to a survey conducted by Stake – an Australian share...

 

New plan offers framework for prevention of sex trafficking among victims of all ages

In response to a 2017 Minnesota legislature initiative, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released a new strategic plan for broadening the state’s successful “Safe Harbor” response to sex trafficking. The plan seeks to offer lawmakers a framework for how to improve Minnesota’s laws related to adults...

 
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Native American Influence in Popular Music Discussed at 1/15 Exclusive Preview of Independent Lens and PBS SoCals

Who: Actor Joe Mantegna (The Godfather: Part III, Criminal Minds), Actor Shannon Baker (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Smallville), Musician Pat Vegas (Redbone), Musician PJ Vegas, Musician Raye Zaragoza, Development Director of the United American Indian Involvement...

 

Gov. Abbott: Texas should take over Houston schools because leadership is a 'disaster'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sounded off on social media Thursday, calling for a state takeover of Houston's public schools. The Houston Independent School District has struggled with failing campuses, trustee infighting and the abrupt departure of its superintendent last spring to take the helm of New York City schools....

 

Elizabeth Warren addresses DNA test and Native American heritage during Iowa trip: 'Tribal citizenship is very different from ancestry'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed the DNA test she revealed to show she could have Native American ancestry while on the campaign trail in Iowa, days after launching her exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. During a town hall event, an audience member asked Warren about the...

 

Partial federal government shutdown forcing use of reserves in Indian Country

PORT ANGELES — Tribal leaders nationwide last week were informed that the partial federal shutdown that began at midnight Dec. 22 could result in some tribal clinic employees working without pay and others getting laid off, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Chairman Ron Allen said. Tribal officials contacted Friday said...

 

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