Articles from the February 8, 2019 edition

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Jon Dustin Prentice

Jon Dustin Prentice August 11, 1971 - February 7, 2019 Jon Dustin Prentice, whose Ojibwe name is Mikinaak-Makoons-Schigi, which means 'turtle, bear cub and pelican", 47, of Redby, MN died Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Red Lake PHS Indian Hosptial. Traditional Funeral...

 

WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THURSDAY EVENING TO NOON CST FRIDAY

Wind Chill Warning URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Grand Forks ND 306 PM CST Thu Feb 7 2019 Roseau-Lake Of The Woods-East Marshall-North Beltrami-Pennington-Red Lake-East Polk-North Clearwater-South Beltrami-Mahnomen- South C...

 

Charges: Man claims self-defense for shooting Minneapolis school bus driver with girl aboard

A man in a security guard’s uniform claimed he feared for his life when he fired five gunshots through a school bus windshield along a busy Minneapolis interstate, seriously wounding the 78-year-old driver with a little girl aboard, according to felony charges filed Thursday. Kenneth W. Lilly, jailed since Tuesday...

 

UPDATED: ALL RED LAKE SCHOOLS HAVE CANCELLED SCHOOL AND RED LAKE TRIBAL PROGRAMS WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019

ALL RED LAKE SCHOOLS HAVE CANCELLED SCHOOL AND RED LAKE TRIBAL PROGRAMS WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019 UPDATED AS OF 5:30 AM: ALL DISTRICT #38 RED LAKE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE DAY DUE TO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN OUR AREA. UPDATE: ALL TRIBAL...

 

Walz seeks nearly $16 million for MNLARS, driver and vehicle services

Gov. Tim Walz wants to spend another $15.7 million to continue repairs to the state's vehicle licensing and registration system and add employees to handle the backlog of plate, title and license requests. Walz said Thursday he is submitting a request to legislators to...

 

Snowmobiler sentenced to prison for drunken crash killing 8-year-old boy on Chisago Lake

CENTER CITY, MINN. – In heart-rending court testimony Thursday, the family of 8-year-old Alan Geisenkoetter shared how their lives changed when he was killed last year by a drunk snowmobiler. He was the center of his parents' lives, they said, a hunter and outdoors-lover who could operate the family snowblower, but...

 

Facility where incapacitated woman gave birth to shut down

PHOENIX — A long-term care facility in Arizona where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth announced Thursday that it would shut down operations. Officials with Hacienda HealthCare said its board of directors determined it's not sustainable to keep operating its intermediate care facility in Phoenix....

 

BP: Blowing on through: Winter storm moves through region; icy cold to follow

BEMIDJI—Bemidji was dealing with the recent snow Thursday, as well as the coming cold. Residents were digging out their driveways and plows were making their way through the streets as the area remained under a winter storm watch most of the day. The temperature Thursday night was expected to drop to 21 below zero....

 

BP: Redby's One Stop owners celebrate 50 years

REDBY-Deb Glynn first started working at Redby's One Stop when she was a child, and, she said, reluctantly so. Now, decades later, she and boyfriend Doug Montgomery own the shop with Glynn's mom, Judy Lussier, and, this week, they're celebrating 50 years in business....

 

BP: Duluth diocese settles with final insurer: Victims stand to receive more than $30 million from 5 settlements

DULUTH — The Diocese of Duluth entered into an agreement this week that would end years of litigation over insurance coverage and provide more than $30 million to victims of child sexual abuse. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company agreed to pay $6.5 million under a settlement agreement filed this week in U.S. Bankruptcy...

 

Blowing and drifting snow creates hazardous driving conditions

Bemidji, Minn. – (9:17 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has enacted a no travel advisory on Highway 200 west of Ada between Highway 9 and Highway 75 due to blowing and drifting snow. Snowplows will continue to operate, but motorists are advised not to travel until conditions improve. For tips on safe...

 

FDLTCC HOSTING AUTHOR READING AND MUSIC EVENT

CLOQUET, MN-- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting “Reclaiming the Narrative: An Evening of Story, Song, and The Arts,” featuring a book reading and signing by an award-winning author plus a rap music performance on Friday, February 15, 2019, starting at 3:00 p.m. in the Amphitheater & Commons on...

 

Grant Supports New Training Program for Native Americans Interested in Museum Careers

For much of the 20th century, Native Americans viewed modern museums as places where their cultural objects were displayed and interpreted by voices that were not their own. Times are changing and today more and more museums across the country are including Native American history and culture in their presentations....

 

Warriors improve to 9-7 on season with 76-67 win over Blackduck - P10

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted the Blackduck Drakes on Friday, January 25, 2019, taking a 39-33 half time lead and holding on to win 76-67. Justin Barrett let the Warriors with 28 points, 17 in the first half, followed by Delwyn Holthusen III with 22 and...

 

Warriors drop to 8-7 on season with loss to Nevis 70-65 in Red Lake - P13

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors (8-6) hosted the Nevis Tigers (8-6) on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Both teams pretty much evenly matched, it was a close game right from the start, as Nevis led 35-30 at the half. Red Lake would eventually tie the game a couple times...

 

Lady Warriors move to 12-4 on season with 82-51 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears on Friday, January 18, 2019, and although the Bears scored first, it was their only lead of the night, as Red Lake cruised from a 50-21 half time lead, to finish 82-51. Gerika Kingbird led...

 

Lady Warriors move to 12-4 on season with 82-51 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - Set II - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears on Friday, January 18, 2019, and although the Bears scored first, it was their only lead of the night, as Red Lake cruised from a 50-21 half time lead, to finish 82-51. Gerika Kingbird led...

 

Lady Warriors back on winning track with 55-44 win over Mahnomen-Waubun - P19

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors snapped a 3-game losing streak on Monday, January 14, 2019, as they hosted the Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds in the first game of a double-header. Although seemingly sluggish, Red Lake led right from the beginning and built up a...

 

NEW YEARS EVE TRADITIONAL POW-WOW HELD IN RED LAKE - P28

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...

 

Special OU venue stirs 'spirit' of Chickasaw artist

NORMAN, Okla. – For more than 60 years, Lance Straughn has applied paint to brush and brush to canvas creating realistic impressionism of Native American life. As the leaves of summer acquiesced to autumn 2018, the Chickasaw artist experienced a soul-searing change....

 

A Tearful Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says "We are Standing on Native Land"

WASHINGTON — A tearful Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday called on Congress to cut funding to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) because the agency is criminalizing Latinos in the United States. She said Latinos are descendants of Native people and the country is Native land. The...

 

Climate organization sees spike in citizen activism in MN after alarming studies and extreme weather

After doubling its base of supporters in 2018, climate advocacy group MN350 reports the growth in awareness and advocacy among Minnesotans has not slowed in the first weeks of 2019. Kate Jacobson, Co-Executive Director, says MN350’s database has grown to more than 20,000 Minnesotans, reflecting an unprecedented level...

 

MANN+HUMMEL presents technology to reduce NO2 pollution on roads with heavy traffic

Ludwigsburg, February 7, 2019. Today, at its headquarters in Ludwigsburg, filtration specialist MANN+HUMMEL presented a technology which reduces nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at locations with high levels of pollution. At the end of last year, Filter Cubes from MANN+HUMMEL...

 

Sydney success story: from high school drop-out to global entrepreneur

More and more Australians want to make money from home, and on Thursday 14 March 2019 successful entrepreneur and founder of Matt Buchel, founder of Importing Cashflow and Editor of The Importa Magazine, is running an event in his hometown of the Gold Coast called the Live Life On Your Terms Discovery Day. Originally...

 
 Events   

BSU presents Native Nations Night - February 9, 2019

BSU presents Native Nations Night - February 9, 2019 Free for all youth up to 12th Grade Women - 3:30 PM Men - 5:30 PM...

 

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