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Articles from the January 25, 2016 edition

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Jolaine Emmannuelle Bigbear

Jolaine Emmannuelle Bigbear September 2, 1980 - January 19, 2016 Jolaine Emmanuelle Bigbear, age 35, of Onigum, MN was called home on January 19, 2016. Jolaine was born on September 2, 1980 in Minneapolis, MN to Lorraine Butcher and Joe Bigbear. She grew up in Minneapolis and later in life made the Leech Lake Reservation her hom...

 

With Vizenor gone, what's next for White Earth tribal leadership?

MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- Now that White Earth is without a chairperson, what happens now? Former chairperson Erma Vizenor, whose term isn't up until the fall, stepped down early on Thursday after seeing the writing on the wall as the council was poised to vote her out of office anyway. Despite her abrupt resignation, according to White Earth Secretary/Treasurer Tara Mason, it'll be...

 

Red Lake Warriors win in Blackduck 98-74

In high school basketball action last Friday, the Red Lake Warriors won in Blackduck 98-74, having lead 38-32 at the half. The JV, 7th and 8th grade teams all lost. In Nevis, the Lady Warriors continued their winning ways, beating Nevis 71-42. The girls JV also won their game. The Warriors will host Walker-Hackensack-Akley on...

 

White Earth Band wants road signs to reflect Ojibwe language

The sign says “Elbow Lake.” But the White Earth Band of Ojibwe wants that sign to reflect the lake’s Ojibwe name: “Gaaodooskwaani Gamaag.” The band has asked Becker County officials to let them install a dozen bilingual signs along county roads as part of an urgent effort to preserve the language. They hope to start by putting signs on the reservation, in northern...

 

Darryl Thomas Kingbird Jr.

Darryl Thomas Kingbird Jr. Born: Mon., Dec. 20, 1982 Died: Thu., Jan. 21, 2016 Visitation 5:00 PM Mon., Jan. 25, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Traditional Native Service 11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 27, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Darryl Thomas Kingbird, Jr., 33 years old, "Akadahkic" which means "Big Kettle...

 

Ronald Dean Bowstring

Ronald Dean Bowstring Born: Fri., Dec. 2, 1966 Died: Wed., Jan. 20, 2016 Visitation 2:30 PM Sun., Jan. 24, 2016 Location: Ponemah Boys and Girls Club Traditional Native Service 10:00 AM Tue., Jan. 26, 2016 Location: Ponemah Boys and Girls Club Funeral arrangements are with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

 

Annual 2016 MSBA Leadership Conference held in Minneapolis - P11

The 2016 MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association) Leadership Conference was held January 14-15, 2016, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This was a two-day conference and free to all MSBA members, MSBA provides this free conference every January as part of members' annual dues. The conference featured nationally recognized...

 

Annual 2016 MSBA Leadership Conference held in Minneapolis - P12

The 2016 MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association) Leadership Conference was held January 14-15, 2016, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This was a two-day conference and free to all MSBA members, MSBA provides this free conference every January as part of members' annual dues. The conference featured nationally recognized...

 

Warriors cruise to 70-39 win over Kelliher-Northome Mustangs - P7

RED LAKE - The 11-2 Red Lake Warriors hosted the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, having came off an 81-36 win over the Mahnomen Indians on Monday. At the half the Warriors led the Mustangs 37-20, and cruised to a 70-39 victory with 5 players all in double figures. Kendall Whitefeather led Red Lake with...

 

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - P14

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - P14...

 

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - Set 2 - P14

Red Lake New Years Eve Celebration 2015 - Set 2 - P14...

 

Lady Warriors move to 4-0 with 86-51 win over Kelliher-Northome - P27

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors moved to 4-0 on Friday, December 11, 2015 with their 86-51 win over the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs at home. The Lady Warriors drew first blood and the Mustangs hung right in with their fast paced offense throughout early minutes of the first half. At 5 minutes left in the half it was a...

 

Lady Warriors dominate Blackduck in 95-28 Home Opener Win - P33

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors looked very, very good in their Home Opener with Blackduck on Thursday, December 3, 2015. They came out strong in the opening minutes of play, scoring 13 points before Blackduck could score 1 on a free throw. Then, at the 13:31 mark scored 6 more to lead 19-1. It never got any better...

 

2015 RLES 1st and 2nd Grade Holiday Program held on December 3rd - P33

The Red Lake Elementary School 1st and 2nd Grade Holiday Program was held on Thursday, December 3, 2015. Last year it was decided that they would split their annual Holiday Program because of overcrowding in their gym and safety concerns. On Wednesday, December 2, 2015 RLES presented their 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Holiday Program...

 

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 - Set 2 - P36

Red Lake Warriors win Home Opener with Blackduck 75-64 Junior Varsity, 7th and 8th Grade Boys also victorious...

 

Northwest U.S. Treaty Tribes Fight Proposed Canada Oil Pipeline That Threatens Salish Sea

Burnaby, British Columbia - An alliance of Northwest U.S. Treaty tribes, represented by Earthjustice, presented final arguments today against a proposed new tar sands pipeline in Canada. The TransMountain Pipeline Project, proposed by Texas oil giant Kinder Morgan, calls for tripling the amount of oil shipped from tar sands fields in Alberta from its present level of...

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Urban Embassy – Minneapolis

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Urban Embassy – Minneapolis Open: January 21, 2016 Closing: February 12, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Administrative Assistant ensures the efficient day-to-day operation of the office, and supports the work of the Ambassador and government relations team. Reports to the Urba...

 

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS Open: January 21, 2016 Closing: February 12, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m. PRIMARY FUNCTION: Administrative Officer will be in charge of overseeing the administrative decisions for quality assurance. Responsible for coordinating the operations of programs that supp...

 

Northland CTC students now have clear path to BSU through NorthernConnect

Jan. 22, 2016 - Bemidji State University and Northland Community and Technical College have created a dual admissions program, NorthernConnect, which allows students who complete associate's degrees at the college to transfer and continue their educations barrier-free at Bemidji State. NorthernConnect, Northern Minnesota's...

 

Wadena teen dies in two-car crash

WADENA -- A Wadena teen died in a collision just north of the Wadena city limits Friday night. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office reported Samuel Scott Kelderman, 17, of Wadena, was traveling southbound in a 2006 Chevy Impala on Leaf River Road when he lost control of his vehicle and collided with a 2011 Ford F150 driven by Gregory Emil Marjamaa, 40, of Menahga....

 

Sanders plans Minnesota visit

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans stops in Duluth and St. Paul Tuesday, looking for votes in Minnesota's March 1 precinct caucuses. The Duluth "A Future to Believe In" rally is set to take place at 3 p.m. at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Arena. Doors will open at 2 p.m. He will speak at 7 p.m. in St. Paul's RiverCentre, with doors opening at 6...

 

United Way grant applications now available

BEMIDJI—The 2016-2017 United Way of Bemidji Area grant application process is now open, officials said this week. Guidelines and the application materials are available online at www.UnitedWayBemidji.org. To be considered, agencies must be incorporated; not-for-profit and IRS tax exempt with 501(c)3 documentation. Agencies must be non-discriminatory and have active, rotating...

 

Former Viking Stu Voigt, business partner stand trial in fraud scheme

Stu Voigt lined up at tight end for the Minnesota Vikings for more than 10 years followed by a stint as a radio broadcaster. This week, Voigt and a business partner will stand trial on criminal charges in connection with his post-NFL business career. Voigt and Jeffrey Gardner are charged in what federal prosecutors call a yearslong scheme to bilk investors who thought their...

 

Petters' victims may finally get some money back

Eight years after investigators seized control of Tom Petters’ criminal empire, his victims are finally close to getting back some of the money they lost in the largest Ponzi scheme in Minnesota history. But court records filed this month show the payments will not come close to the $1.9 billion pumped into Petters’ long-running scam by hundreds of investors who were...

 

Families haunted by opioid deaths seek answers, change

Answers might soon come regarding the mysterious death of Casey Jo Schulte in a Fargo apartment garage last August — whether she accidentally overdosed on painkillers, died by suicide, or was killed — but her family already knows a culprit that put her in harm’s way. An addiction to powerful opioid painkillers that she needed at first for digestive pain — but later...

 

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