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  • Lady Warriors struggle at first, but shut down Win-E-Mac 69-35

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Win-E-Mac Patriots on Monday, February 5, 2018, in the second game of a double-header. In the first game, the Red Lake Warriors lost to Win-E-Mac in a game that could have went either way. Red Lake struggled in the beginning, as the Patriots kept pace with the Lady Warriors, and at the 4-minute mark of the first half led 22-15. By the end of the first half Red Lake led 33-22. The Lady Warriors held Win-E-Mac to just 13 points in the second half,...

  • Super Bowl: Eagles fan takes home U.S. Bank Stadium seat as souvenir

    Feb 6, 2018

    Capacity at U.S. Bank Stadium is down to 66,654 after someone removed a seat following the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory on Sunday. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority on Monday said it’s investigating the theft after evidence was posted on social media. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/super-bowl-eagles-fan-takes-home-u-s-bank-stadium-seat-as-souvenir/...

  • Red Lake Warriors edged by Win-E-Mac 81-80

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Win-E-Mac Patriots on Monday, February 5, 2018, in the first game of a double-header that would also feature the Lady Warriors in the second game. Win-E-Mac came out quickly in the first minute of play, leading 10-4 at the 15:13 mark. Half way through, they trailed by 7, 24-17. By the end of the first half the Patriots led 48-39. Red Lake trailed in the second half until about midway through, trailing by 3 with 9 minutes left in the game, and took...

  • Man sentenced for 2 deaths on Red Lake Indian Reservation

    Feb 6, 2018

    A Red Lake, Minn., man was sentenced Friday to 30 years in federal prison in the deaths of two people on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Jared Daniel Jones, 23, pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the second degree, according to a Monday press release from the office of U.S. Attorney Gregory Booker in Minneapolis. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/man-sentenced-for-2-deaths-on-red-lake-indian-reservation/...

  • Father, son claimed to be hauling Super Bowl fan gear, but had $1.1 million in drugs, police say

    Feb 6, 2018

    MANDAN, N.D. — A father and son face felony charges after a search of their vehicle on Interstate 94 found more than 200 pounds of marijuana and other illegal drugs Sunday. The Morton County Sheriff’s Office reported a deputy arrested Robert Earl Smith, 53, of Vancouver, Wash., and Christopher Conkey, 24, of Grants Pass, Ore., at about 10 a.m. Sunday for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver after illegal drugs valued at $1.1 million were found during the search after a routine traffic stop. https:/...

  • For everyday businesses, the Super Bowl has its winners and losers

    Feb 6, 2018

    The owner of a downtown Minneapolis escape room was expecting a rush for Super Bowl weekend. Almost no one showed up. A restaurant owner located near Nicollet Mall, on the other hand, reported some of the best days in the history of her business. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/01/for-everyday-businesses-the-super-bowl-has-its-winners-and-losers/...

  • Hibbing truck driver, who ignored sleep apnea, sent to prison for deadly crash

    Feb 6, 2018

    TWO HARBORS, Minn. — Soon after a federal agency pulled his commercial trucking license and a judge ordered him not to drive, John Ray Carpenter was back behind the wheel. The owner-operator of a Hibbing septic services company, Carpenter had a documented history of sleep apnea that resulted in at least six crashes in recent years and dozens of violations of federal regulations. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/hibbing-truck-driver-who-ignored-sleep-apnea-sent-to-prison-for-deadly-crash/...

  • 100 pounds of pot gummies seized after traffic stop in Lakeville; similar arrest last week

    Feb 6, 2018

    For the second time in less than a week, a traffic stop in Lakeville has led to the seizure of a large amount of candy-like edible “gummies” that contain THC, a byproduct of marijuana. Austin James Hagen, 23, of Lakeville, was caught with thousands of the marijuana gummies — weighing nearly 100 pounds — after a traffic stop Friday, prosecutors say. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/100-pounds-of-pot-gummies-seized-after-traffic-stop-in-lakeville-similar-arrest-last-week/...

  • Dow plunges 1,175 points in worst day for stocks since 2011

    Feb 6, 2018

    NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in six and a half years. Two days of steep losses have erased the market’s gains from the start of this year and ended a period of record-setting calm for stocks. Banks fared the worst as bond yields and interest rates nosedived. Health care, technology and industrial companies all took outsize losses and energy companies sank with oil prices. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/after-a-bad-week-us-stock-in...

  • Beltrami Electric Cooperative to Host Cold Weather Expo February 12

    Feb 6, 2018

    Beltrami Electric will be hosting the 4th Annual Cold Weather Expo on Monday, February 12 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm in the Roger Spiry Community Room at the cooperative. Members of the co-op will be able to receive clarification about the Cold Weather Rule, along with information about energy conservation, available rebates and numerous payment options available. Beltrami Electric employees will be on hand to provide demos of member tools that are available online as well as answer any questions members may have. The event will also focus on...

  • Minnesota's DFL and GOP leaders agree on one thing: Take part in Tuesday's caucuses

    Feb 6, 2018

    The chairs of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican parties rarely agree on anything, but on Monday the two leaders held a joint Capitol press conference to urge voters to go to their precinct caucuses on Tuesday night. The caucuses are important, DFL Chairman Ken Martin and GOP Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan said, because they start the process of endorsing candidates for governor, U.S. senator, members of Congress and other state offices. https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/minnesotas-dfl-and-gop-leaders-agr...

  • Minneapolis police: No major Super Bowl troubles, just 'usual drunken debauchery'

    Feb 6, 2018

    Minneapolis police official said Monday the Super Bowl went smoothly and there were no arrests for major incidents. “That is largely thanks to our law enforcement partnerships, as well as our volunteers and the people that attended with positive intentions,” said John Elder, a department spokesman. “This was a successful Super Bowl.” https://www.twincities.com/2018/02/05/minneapolis-police-report-smooth-super-bowl-no-major-problems/...

  • Bemidji Pioneer: All she has to do to collect a $560 million lotto jackpot is make her name public. She refuses.

    Feb 6, 2018

    The winning numbers triple-checked and the lottery ticket signed, the New Hampshire woman knew her life was about to change in a very positive way - except for one petrifying thing. As the winner of last month's $560 million Powerball, she would soon be the world's newest owner of a nine-digit bank account. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/lifestyle/money-and-finance/4399025-all-she-has-do-collect-560-million-lotto-jackpot-make-her-name...

  • Bemidji Pioneer: Two plead not guilty to robbery charges

    Feb 6, 2018

    BEMIDJI—Two people accused of punching and robbing a woman in mid-January pleaded not guilty to the robbery Monday. Alexis Rae Rodriquez, 23, of Cass Lake and Jordan Lee Drouillard, 24, of Bemidji, both appeared in court Monday morning. Rodriquez pleaded not guilty to one count of simple robbery. Drouillard pleaded not guilty to one count of simple robbery and one count of second-degree possession of heroin. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/4398898-two-plead-not-guilty-robbery-charges...

  • Wausau superintendent choice tied to controversies in Ashland School District

    Feb 6, 2018

    WAUSAU - Two racially-charged controversies rattled the Ashland School District under the watch of Superintendent Keith Hilts Jr., who is poised to accept a position as superintendent for the Wausau School District. In one 2017 case, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin sent a strongly worded letter to Hilts after the district suspended a teacher who posted on Facebook about a police shooting of a Native American teenager. The teacher was later reinstated. http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/story/news/2018/02/02/wau...

  • 'The 1968 Exhibit' and Related Programs Showcase Varied Stories of Minnesota and American History

    Feb 6, 2018

    Fifty years ago in February, the United States was mired in a bloody war in Vietnam, at home “Mr. Rogers Neighborhood” premiered on television, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. responded to the Kerner Commission report, which outlined growing racial violence in America. The experiences of the year fueled a persistent, if often contradictory, sense of identity for the people who were there. The unsettled nature of the debate about damage done or victories won makes this subject so compelling and urgent. These stories are explored in “The...

  • Remaining $30 million is needed in time for fort's bicentennial in 2020

    Feb 6, 2018

    The Minnesota Historical Society is asking the state legislature to support a $30 million capital budget request to fund a much-needed revitalization and renovation of Historic Fort Snelling in time for its bicentennial in 2020. Governor Dayton has included this request in this year’s capital budget recommendations and has done so since 2015. MNHS is grateful for his support. The $30 million request continues the investment Minnesota has already made in this historic icon. The legislature awarded $4 million for design in 2017 and $500,000...

  • Red Lake School District again waits for project funding

    Joe Bowen, Bemidji Pioneer|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE-After nearly a decade of waiting and an 11th-hour denial last year, Red Lake School District officials hope they can get state funding for a series of construction and renovation projects in 2018. The school district has a $14.5 million plan to add new classrooms, expand the cafeteria and renovate several existing music, art and computer spaces at Red Lake Elementary and Red Lake Early Childhood Center. The plan is one of dozens in Gov. Mark Dayton's recently unveiled bonding proposal...

  • February Weed of the Month: Updates to the Noxious Weed List

    Emilie Justen, Minnesota Department of Agriculture|Feb 6, 2018

    The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), as the regulatory agency for managing noxious weeds, helps local governments with weed management and enforcement of the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law. A noxious weed is defined by the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law as an annual, biennial, or perennial plant that the Commissioner of Agriculture designates to be injurious to public health, the environment, public roads, crops, livestock, or other property. State regulated noxious weeds are defined by three...

  • New Native Food Sovereignty Report and Videos Highlight Exemplary Work at the Grassroots Level

    Feb 6, 2018

    LONGMONT, Colorado (February 5, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has just published a new report on Native food sovereignty assessment efforts, as well as four new videos dealing with food sovereignty, ranching and agricultural issues. The report, titled Food Sovereignty Assessments: A Tool to Grow Healthy Native Communities, details some of the outcomes and lessons learned from a project that funded numerous Native American communities in conducting food sovereignty assessments, with the goal of collecting...

  • Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship - Deadline March 1, 2018

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    Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship Deadline March 1, 2018 Award Amount: $5,000 Applications: Online only. Create a login at r2arts.org Deadline: 3/1/2018 submitted by 11:59 pm The Region 2 Arts Council AAI Fellowship Program supports established Native American artists in facilitating depth and advancement in their artistic work. Two $5,000 awards will be granted in 2018. The funds can be used for • Exploring new directions or continuing work in progress • Production costs, materials, or equipment • Collaborative or community...

  • Students from Minnesota's Red Lake Reservation perform at early Super Bowl festivities - P2

    Matt Henson, WDAZ News|Feb 6, 2018

    MINNEAPOLIS-Thousands have made the snowy trip from Fargo to downtown Minneapolis and are already getting ready for the big game. We are less than 24 hours from the Eagles and Patriots taking center stage and on Saturday night some local elementary students took center stage at Super Bowl 52. The sounds of Native American culture took over the Nicollet Mall. An experience of a lifetime for these elementary students from the Red Lake Reservation. "We got to show off our moves and stuff," said...

  • Red Lake Lady Warriors' Autumn Holthusen hits 35 as they sting Clearbrook-Gonvick 97-42 - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE, MN - Almost two weeks ago on Friday, January 19, 2018 the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears upset the Red Lake Lady Warriors in Clearbrook, 80-76, giving them their first loss in the Northland Conference. On Tuesday, January 30th, Red Lake came out on-fire and didn't let up until the end, taking a 57-21 half-time lead and shutting down the Bear's offense, allowing them just 15 points in the second half, as they cruised to a 97-42 win. The Lady Warriors hit nine 3-pointers in the first half alon...

  • Red Lake Lady Warriors' Autumn Holthusen hits 35 as they sting Clearbrook-Gonvick 97-42 - Set 2 - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE, MN - Almost two weeks ago on Friday, January 19, 2018 the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears upset the Red Lake Lady Warriors in Clearbrook, 80-76, giving them their first loss in the Northland Conference. On Tuesday, January 30th, Red Lake came out on-fire and didn't let up until the end, taking a 57-21 half-time lead and shutting down the Bear's offense, allowing them just 15 points in the second half, as they cruised to a 97-42 win. The Lady Warriors hit nine 3-pointers in the first half alon...

  • Lady Warriors hit 110 in win over Northwoods, 110-31 - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Feb 6, 2018

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors moved to 16-3 on the year with their 110-31 win over Northwoods on Thursday, January 25, 2018, having led at the half 48-21. Red Lake kept up their fast pace and used their full-court press to force turnovers and fast breaks. Angel McClain led all scorers with 37 points on the night, including scoring her 1000th career point late in the second half. She was followed by Autumn Holthusen with 20, Alexis Desjarlait with 19 and Gericka Kingbird 12....

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