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Articles from the January 18, 2022 edition


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  • Red Lske COVID-19 Update - Friday, January 14, 2022

    Jan 18, 2022

    Red Lake Nation: Active cases: 108* *52 in Red Lake *33 in Redby *4 in Little Rock *18 in Ponemah *1 who reside off-res but tested at RL IHS Of the 108 active cases: *43 are minors *25 individuals are fully vaccinated *3 are in the hospital Total cases: 1,650 Total Recovered: 1,542 Deaths: 15 [Updated numbers as of 9:00 a.m. on 1/14/2022 – Please note that the District #'s may change upon verification but the total number of active cases is correct.] Due to the increased need in testing, the R...

  • Crystal Lee Frye

    Jan 18, 2022

    Crystal Lee Frye December 12, 1978 - January 12, 2022 Crystal L. Frye, Bezhik Ogichidaakwe "Number One Woman Warrior", age 43, journeyed to the spirit world on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Crystal was born on December 12, 1978, in St. Paul, MN, to James and Lora (Desjarlait) Hickman. She was married to Terry Frye on June 30, 2017. She loved to learn and was working on a double major in Criminal Justice and Human Services. She was a fancy shawl and jingle dress dancer who loved going to pow wows...

  • John Arthur Smith

    Jan 18, 2022

    John Arthur Smith 1952 - 2021 John Arthur Smith, 69, of Brookston, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, in St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, with his family by his side. John was born on June 20, 1952, in Duluth to Arthur Smith and LaVonne-Dottie (Couture) Smith. He graduated from Albrook High School in 1972. The day after graduation John entered the United States Army where he served in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1975. John attended and graduated from the Bureau of Indian...

  • Peter James Gahbow

    Jan 18, 2022

    Peter James Gahbow June 20, 1965 - January 12, 2022 Nitaamigaabaw, Peter Gahbow, age 56 of Onamia, MN died on January 12, 2022. Visitation will begin at 6 PM on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10 AM on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation with Gisibaganeb officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland Burial Grounds. Arrangements are with the...

  • Georgia Ann Seewalker

    Jan 18, 2022

    Georgia Ann Seewalker A full obituary will be published soon. Services: Monday, January 24, 2022 Beginning at 3:00 P.M. Church of the Blessed Kateri Minneapolis, Minnesota...

  • John Joseph Bedeau

    Jan 18, 2022

    John Joseph Bedeau November 11, 1941 ~ January 14, 2022 (age 80) John was born November 11th, 1941 in Cass Lake, MN, the son of Doris Mae (Bongo) and John C. Bedeau. He grew up in Onigum and Walker before moving to Minneapolis with his family and graduating from North High School. John went on to graduate from Hennepin County Vocational as a commercial artist. His art talent came naturally, and he enjoyed exploring the many mediums, oil paints, charcoal and others. Many of John's family and...

  • Unique Sincere Beaulieu

    Jan 18, 2022

    Unique Sincere Beaulieu December 11, 2015 - January 13, 2022 Amikogaabawiikwe, Unique Beaulieu, Age 6 of Onamia, MN died on January 13, 2022. Visitation will begin at 6 PM on Monday, January 17, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille lacs Reservation with Obizaan officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland Burial Grounds. Arrangements are...

  • Minneapolis will launch basic income experiment to fight entrenched disparities

    Jan 18, 2022

    Minneapolis will soon support 200 families with its new guaranteed basic income pilot, an experiment in alleviating poverty by paying low-income households $500 per month for two years, no strings attached. The city has set aside $3 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds for the program, Households must earn less than 50% of area median income to be eligible. The program echoes a similar experiment that St. Paul launched in 2020 and dozens of other cities nationwide, whose leaders have made...

  • Minnesota colleges report spikes in COVID-19 as students start spring semester

    Jan 18, 2022

    Minnesota colleges are reporting large spikes in COVID-19 cases on their campuses at the start of the spring semester, indicating the omicron variant is surging through their highly vaccinated communities in a way previous strains of the virus did not. Nearly 1 in 4 University of Minnesota students who tested for COVID-19 at the Twin Cities campus' clinic between Jan. 6-13 were positive, according to data published Friday showing 253 positive student and employee cases out of 1,093 tests taken....

  • Twin Cities speakers honor MLK's legacy with call to action

    Jan 18, 2022

    CNN host and senior legal analyst Laura Coates called for people to say something when they see injustice and demand equality unapologetically in her address at the Twin Cities annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Breakfast. As people across the Minnesota honored King's legacy Monday, Coates and other leaders encouraged citizens to continue his push for civil rights nearly 54 years after he was assassinated in Memphis. "I wholeheartedly believe that the civil rights movement is not a...

  • Minnesota U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber launches bid for third term

    Jan 18, 2022

    Minnesota Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber kicked off his re-election campaign on Monday, seeking a third term in the northeastern Eighth District in Congress on a message that one-party control in Washington isn't working. In a video release from his campaign, Stauber blamed Democrats for rising crime, inflation and energy prices and mandates on businesses during the pandemic and said he's running again to "champion our causes." "Supply chains are breaking. China and Russia are laughing at...

  • Minnesota parents near breaking point as COVID-19 exacerbates child-care crisis

    Jan 18, 2022

    Parents are tired. Take nursing assistant Tammi Lewis, who missed weeks of work and $7,800 in wages when her toddler's child-care classroom in Plymouth suffered COVID outbreaks. Or Kelsey and Christian Dahlager, who pay $3,000 a month for child care for their two children - a sum greater than community college tuition and $300 more than a parent making minimum wage would take home in a month - yet still find themselves some days juggling working from home with watching an infant and toddler...

  • Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

    Jan 18, 2022

    MOSCOW - Russia's top diplomat angrily rejected U.S. allegations that Moscow was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine, as Russian troops that are amassed near the Ukraine border launched more drills Monday. The White House said Friday that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that Russia had already deployed operatives to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine to carry out acts of sabotage there and blame them on Ukraine in a "false-flag operation" to create a pretext for possible invasion....

  • In Greece, unvaccinated people 60 and up face monthly fines

    Jan 18, 2022

    ATHENS, Greece - Greece imposed a vaccination mandate Monday for people 60 and older as a spike in infections has put sustained pressure on Greek hospitals, where most of the seriously ill patients belong to that age group. Older people failing to get vaccinated will face penalties, starting at a 50-euro ($57) fine in January and followed by a monthly fine of 100 euros ($114) after that. About 69% of Greece's 10.7 million people are fully vaccinated, just under the EU average of 70.3%. COVID-19...

  • Winter storm whipping northeast US with snow, thunderstorms

    Jan 18, 2022

    NEW YORK - A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday. The storm system dropped a foot (30 centimeters) or more of snow in parts of New York state, Ohio and Pennsylvania Sunday night through Monday morning after pummeling parts of the Southeast on Sunday. "We've had a very strong area of low pressure that's kind of moved up the coast, with pretty heavy snowfall accumulations from Tennessee, North...

  • Woman shot, injured near Cook

    Jan 18, 2022

    DULUTH — A 40-year-old Cook woman was hospitalized Sunday after she was shot by her daughter, authorities said. Dispatchers received a 911 call just before 4:30 p.m. saying a woman was on her way to Cook Hospital with a gunshot wound, the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release. On the way to the scene in Morcom Township, deputies learned the suspect had access to a vehicle. About 2 miles north of the address where the shooting was reported to have occurred, deputies found the suspect vehicle stuck in a ditch, with three p...

  • Congress set to help schools with Impact Aid funding amid COVID-19

    Jan 18, 2022

    A bipartisan bill that will help school districts with Indian Country students preserve their Impact Aid funding is set to clear the 117th Congress this week. S.2959, the Supplemental Impact Aid Flexibility Act, allows school districts to utilize existing student counts on their Impact Aid applications. Supporters say flexibility is needed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which continues to create uncertainty for schools across the nation. "In order to support the South Dakota school...

  • Churches starting to face facts on boarding schools

    Jan 18, 2022

    Red Cloud Indian School is taking the lead among Christian-run schools in coming to terms with its assimilationist past. The Jesuits have given Red Cloud a $20,000 grant to help in the work, including conducting searches with ground-penetrating radar for unmarked graves, and have allocated $50,000 to hire an archivist for one year to examine the order’s boarding school history at its archives in St. Louis. School leaders are also working with tribal representatives about searching the school grounds on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South D...

  • Red Lake Nation's approach to human services honored with award

    Jan 18, 2022

    The Red Lake Nation won an award from the Minnesota Department of Human Services for transforming its approach to human services and adapting the services to people, instead of the other way around. Ombimindwaa Gidinawemaaganinaadog (“Uplifting Our Relatives”) is based on the Anishinaabe language, culture, traditions, beliefs and values. Intergenerational family wellness is the focus, including physical, emotional, spiritual, mental and cultural wellness for all family members in each hill of life – infancy, adolescence, adulthood and elder...

  • Award goes to group that mobilized Indigenous food support

    Jan 18, 2022

    When food insecurity worsened during the pandemic and in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems mobilized to get healthy Indigenous food to people in need. The Minnesota Department of Human Services is recognizing those efforts with an award for outstanding work. Human Services Commissioner Jodi Harpstead presented North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems with the Circle of Excellence award in an online event on Jan. 14, citing the “direct, positive impact” of the group’s work on...

  • Attorney General Ellison Announces $1.85 Billion Settlement with Student Loan Servicer Navient

    Jan 18, 2022

    January 13, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that Navient, known as one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, will provide relief totaling $1.85 billion, including $14 million to Minnesota students, to resolve allegations of widespread unfair and deceptive student loan servicing practices and abuses in originating predatory student loans. This settlement, joined by a coalition of 39 attorneys general, resolves claims that since 2009, despite representing that it would help borrowers find the best rep...

  • Biden redoubling focus on testing amid shortages, confusion

    Jan 18, 2022

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Biden administration is redoubling its efforts to expand supply and accessibility of COVID-19 testing as it faces mounting criticism over long lines and supply shortages for testing nationwide and confusion about when to get tested amid the omicron surge. The White House announced Wednesday that a dedicated stream of 5 million rapid tests and 5 million lab-based PCR tests will be made available to schools starting this month to ease supply shortages and promote the safe...

  • Democrats try to stamp out school closures as omicron surges

    Jan 18, 2022

    When Chicago teachers voted to work remotely last week to protest COVID-19 safety protections in the nation's third-largest school district, Democratic Party officials leapt into action. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker pushed for a quick end to the job action and helped secure rapid tests to entice teachers back to the classroom. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the teachers "abandoned their posts" in "an illegal walkout." White House press secretary Jen Psaki stressed that students should be in school....

  • Poll: Americans value "health and safety" over in-person learning

    Jan 18, 2022

    More than half of Americans say that it's more important to protect the health and safety of teachers and students by moving to remote learning to avoid COVID exposure than to keep schools open for in-person learning, according to a new Harris Poll provided exclusively to Axios. Driving the news: How to handle in-person learning amid yet another surge of cases is again the subject of intense debate following the Chicago Teacher's Union refusal to return to in-person classes as Omicron cases surged. • Chicago Public Schools will resume c...

  • DEED Awards $1.5 Million in 8 Contamination Cleanup Grants Across Minnesota

    Jan 18, 2022

    St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded $1.56 million in grants to seven communities across Minnesota to clean up or investigate eight contaminated sites approved for redevelopment. DEED's Contamination Cleanup Grant Program awarded the funding, which will leverage more than $225 million in private investment and create or retain 633 jobs. Local tax bases are expected to increase by $2.9 million through redevelopment of the sites. "These g...

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