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Jane Frances Mitchell

Jane Frances Mitchell, 42, of Minneapolis, MN, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Fairview University Hospital in Minneapolis. She was born on November 12, 1969 in Minneapolis, to Samuel Mitchell, Sr. and Ruby (Wilkins) Mitchell. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Steven and Jon Mitchell and sister;...

 

Traveling Exhibition Spends Full Month at Red Lake

Early last December, about 50 people attended the Opening Celebration of “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations at Seven Clan Casino and Event Center in Red Lake. The exhibit spent two weeks at the Event Center before moving to the Red Lake Criminal Justice Complex thereby spending the full...

 

Traveling Exhibition Spends Full Month at Red Lake - P2

Early last December, about 50 people attended the Opening Celebration of “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations at Seven Clan Casino and Event Center in Red Lake. The exhibit spent two weeks at the Event Center before moving to the Red Lake Criminal Justice Complex thereby spending the full...

 

AARP TAX PREP NOT DOING ANY TAX RETURNS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

AARP TAX PREP NOT DOING ANY TAX RETURNS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THE RED LAKE HOUSING AUTHORITY AARP TAX SITE WILL NOT BE DOING ANY TAX RETURNS OR TAKING ANY CALLS REGARDING TAXES. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. Charlotte Roberts Finance Manager Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority PO Box 219 Hwy 1 East Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone: 218-679-3368 Fax:...

 
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Bemidji Public Library's Monthly Book Discussion Program

The Bemidji Public Library offers a monthly book discussion program. The next scheduled sessions are on Monday February 6, 2012 at noon and also on Thursday February 9 at 7:00 p.m. The discussion program will run for approximately an hour. At these two sessions in February, the book for discussion will be the "The Wolf at Twilight : An Indian Elder's Journey Through a Land of...

 
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School Board Meeting - Monday, February 6, 2012 - Administration Office

School Board Meeting - Monday, February 6, 2012 - Administration Office...

 
 By Liz Hill    News    February 6, 2012

TREATIES: GREAT NATIONS IN THEIR OWN WORDS

As children, most of us were taught that America was a largely un-peopled wilderness before Columbus arrived. To a very great extent, schools still teach that the United States represents the flowering of Greco-Roman economic and political thought, transplanted to the New World via European exploration and settlement. This telling of the American story diminishes the critical...

 

DWIs up in Minnesota on Super Bowl Sundays

MOORHEAD – The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Super Bowl weekend can be deadly on the road. With higher-than-average alcohol-related crashes, the DPS is urging motorists to designate a sober driver before Sunday’s coin toss. The DPS said 1,201 people were arrested for driving while intoxicated on Super Bowl Sundays from 2006 to 2010. During that time, nine...

 

Homelessness persists in Bemidji area

A 10-year-old boy was getting dressed for school when he looked at his mom and started to cry, “I miss my bedroom....

 

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Announces Funding To Create Jobs and Strengthen the Economic Foundation of Rural America

CHICAGO, February 3, 2012 - Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced that USDA has selected 298 recipients in 44 states and Puerto Rico to receive business development assistance through the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. Merrigan made the announcement in Chicago after keynoting the "Local/Regional Food System Conference" hosted at the Federal...

 

Conversational Ojibwe: hear the language on new online dictionary

When European settlers first came to the region more than a century ago, it was likely the language of the Chippewa or Dakotah Indians the immigrants first heard. In order to help preserve the spoken language of the Ojibwe people, the University of Minnesota has just released an online dictionary of the language and culture. The Ojibwe People’s Dictionary allows anyone to...

 

CNN Heroes Bruno Serato - VIDEO

CNN Heroes Bruno Serato - VIDEO...

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim "Motel Kids Outreach Program" - VIDEO

The Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim "Motel Kids Outreach Program" - VIDEO...

 
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Page Education Foundation Grant Information

GRANT INFORMATION The Page Education Foundation awards grants to Minnesota’s youth of color who are pursuing a post-secondary education. There are no academic requirements. This grant must be renewed every year. Each year a student accepts a Page Grant, they are required to mentor/tutor younger children of color (K-8th grade) through a Service-to-Children project. The goals...

 

Pre-diabetes Staff Assistant - Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services

Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services P.O. Box 249 Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone: 218-679-3316 Fax: 218-679-3990 Pre-diabetes Staff Assistant This position is located in the Diabetes Prevention Program of the Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services. Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist the program with data collection, submission, and coordination. • Assist with physical...

 

School responds to disturbing recess game

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Administrators at a New Ulm elementary school have contacted parents of fifth-grade students after some children played a disturbing recess game they call "rape tag."...

 
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Seven Clans Casino Events Update - February 6, 2012

Happy February! Our February online promotion is up and running. Don't forget to sign up for it! This Saturday we've got Great Escape at Warroad and Cash Clock at Red Lake - two great promotions with big prizes on the line! At Thief River Falls, don't forget our River Road Bingo. Doors open at 5pm. We've added two new upcoming...

 

USDA Announces Funding for Two Renewable Energy Programs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2012 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of funds for Fiscal Year 2012 for two key programs to encourage the use of renewable biomass and production of advanced biofuels. About $25 million will be made available through each program. "President Obama has laid out a new era for American energy—an economy fueled by homegrow...

 

Walker man stabbed to death in Longville area

LONGVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Cass County authorities are investigating the stabbing death of a Walker man in the Longville area of northern Minnesota....

 

Warriors upset by Nevis 80-65 in Red Lake P13

Warriors upset by Nevis 80-65 in Red Lake. Red Lake B-Team comes back from being down to take the win 65-58. 7th and 8th Graders also come away with wins against the Tigers. Game updates from Wednesday- 7th gets the win 43-35, 8th continues its 8 game winning streak with a 71-35 victory to improve to 12-3....

 

Warriors upset by Nevis 80-65 in Red Lake P14

Warriors upset by Nevis 80-65 in Red Lake. Red Lake B-Team comes back from being down to take the win 65-58. 7th and 8th Graders also come away with wins against the Tigers. Game updates from Wednesday- 7th gets the win 43-35, 8th continues its 8 game winning streak with a 71-35 victory to improve to 12-3....

 

Tracking Bigfoot

SANOSTEE — There's only one rule when it comes to hunting for Bigfoot: Don't. Whether you call it Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Skookums or one of the more than 60 names American Indian tribes have given the legendary beast, the harder you look, the less likely it is you'll find him, said Frank Smith, supervisor of the Sanostee Senior Center and keeper of tales from the various recent...

 

More First Nations under drinking water advisories

OTTAWA–The number of First Nations under drinking water advisories has grown by nearly 40 per cent since 2006, the Liberals said Friday....

 

Nonprofit groups build housing coalition

Frustrated by what they see as a lack of government response to the dearth of decent housing on the Navajo Nation, a group of 22 nonprofit leaders and concerned citizens met here Saturday and established a coalition to address the problem....

 

Panel will review police policies, procedures

To understand why the Spokane Police Department’s use-of-force training is under a microscope, consider this disconnect: Although the state’s top police trainer concluded that the fatal 2006 confrontation with unarmed janitor Otto Zehm was indefensible, the department’s own instructors and the city’s legal advisers have insisted that Spokane police officers were...

 

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