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Articles from the February 13, 2019 edition

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Lavern Thomas Omen

Lavern Thomas Omen October 2, 1940 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 78) Lavern Thomas Omen, age 78, of Red Lake, Minnesota, died February 10, 2019 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo after a long illness. Lavern was born October 2, 1940, to William and Pearl (Morrison) Omen. He grew...

 

David Randy Jones

David Randy Jones July 10, 1964 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 54) David Randy Jones, age 54, "Zhaawaashkang" of the Bizhew (Lynx) Clan and of Cloquet, Minnesota began his journey to the spirit world on Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was born in Brainerd, MN on July 10, 1964...

 

Dan King sworn in as Hereditary Chief for the Red Lake Nation

At the Regular Tribal Council meeting held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, Dan King was sworn in as the 7th Hereditary Chief of the Red Lake Nation, formerly held by Chief George "Billy" King, who passed away on August 27, 2018. Dan is currently the President of the Red...

 

Both Warriors and Lady Warriors win in Laporte

LAPORTE - It was double-header night in Laporte as the Wildcats hosted the Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The Red Lake Girls were first up and they knocked off 103 points in their 103-19 win, followed by the Red Lake Warriors who...

 

President Trump says Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign

Washington – President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar should resign from Congress or not be allowed to serve on committees following her tweet about Israel, which politicians from both parties decried as anti-Semitic. "Anti-Semitism...

 

Ready to live in Kansas? Climate experts predict weather shift for U.S. cities in 2080

Scientists have just revealed the climate forecast for the year 2080 in hundreds of cities across North America, and — surprise! — it looks like it’s going to get a whole lot warmer in all of them. If humanity continues to emit greenhouse gases at the same rate it does today, in 60 years L.A.’s climate will...

 

Mary Cathryn Ricker, Minnesota's new education commissioner, brings 'solution-driven ambition' to state's schools

In her first weeks leading the Minnesota Department of Education as commissioner, Mary Cathryn Ricker has been spending some time in her past. There was a visit to her Iron Range alma mater: Hibbing High School, where a long-ago stint as "teacher for the day" cemented...

 

Assisting in wife's suicide earns Twin Cities man a conviction, mother-in-law's gratitude and love

Thomas Houck accepted that his wife could no longer endure the physical and mental suffering that began when she was a teenager and worsened as her senior years drew near. In the roughly 12 years the Eden Prairie couple were married, Houck was there for his wife's every need as her condition — the pain, the...

 

Walz says state will continue court appeal of Enbridge pipeline approved by PUC

Gov. Tim Walz will continue pursuing a court appeal started by his predecessor that could block Enbridge from building a controversial $2.6 billion oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Under former Gov. Mark Dayton, the Commerce Department appealed the Minnesota...

 

In North Korea, crystal meth is a popular holiday gift

Like many across East Asia, North Koreans have been exchanging presents this month to celebrate the Lunar New Year. But rather than tea, sweets or clothing, some in this impoverished, isolated country are giving the gift of crystal meth. The gifting and use of methamphetamine, a powerful stimulant that has been blamed...

 

Notorious drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman convicted

NEW YORK - Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in...

 

BP: National Guard recruiter in Bemidji arrested for sexual misconduct

BEMIDJI—A National Guard recruiter from Bemidji was recently charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after allegedly having contact with a minor female in the Bemidji National Guard armory. In addition to the physical encounter, Staff Sgt. Ryan Francis Rivers, 33, was allegedly involved in an illicit group...

 

Lawmakers line up behind bipartisan border deal to avert shutdown, as Trump signals he may sign it

The threat of another government shutdown receded Tuesday as lawmakers lined up behind a fragile border security compromise and President Trump predicted that federal agencies would stay open. Trump did not publicly endorse the bipartisan agreement, which offers just a...

 

USDA Funding Available for Very Low Income Homeowners to Make Essential Home Repairs

BEMIDJI, Minn., Feb. 12, 2019– Very-low income households in need of home repairs may qualify for a one percent home improvement loan offered by USDA, Rural Development. A qualified applicant must have an income below the established maximum income limits,...

 

Kauffman & Associates, Inc., awarded Minority Business Development Agency grant to assist Native businesses

SPOKANE, WA—Kauffman & Associates, Inc., (KAI) was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to launch Northwest Native Ventures (NNV)—a business incubator for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. KAI is a...

 

Lady Warriors, who haven't played since January, take down Cass Lake 75-66 - P2

RED LAKE - The Cass Lake Lady Panthers traveled to Red Lake on Monday, February 11, 2019 and were on a 9-game winning streak. Red Lake's Lady Warriors hadn't played since January 18th when they defeated Clearbrook-Gonvick in Red Lake 82-51. In December, Red Lake...

 

Cass Lake Panthers move to 21-1 on season with 71-59 win over Red Lake - P2

RED LAKE - In a double-header, with the Lady Warriors getting the win in the first game, the boys basketball team played in the second game, along with the Junior Varsity boys and girls playing in another gym. Both JV teams lost to Cass Lake. The Warriors hung in with...

 

Warriors improve to 9-7 on season with 76-67 win over Blackduck - P13

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 - P16

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 - P18

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 - P18

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 - P22

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...

 

Red Lake Elders Ojibwemowin Advisory Committee

"We are doing as our ancestors did. The people were asked, and then all came together and pooled their wisdom." - Gichi-Ma'iingan ROAD TO PONEMAH: The Teachings of Larry Stillday The monthly scheduled Elders Ojibwemowin Advisory Committee met Monday, February 11, 2019....

 

Pipeline company behind infamous Standing Rock protest accused of blowing up a house in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania state government says that a major oil and gas pipeline company, currently building a network of pipelines in the state to transport fracked gas and chemical byproducts from the fracking, has failed to take responsibility for an explosion that destroyed a house and other property last year. Energy...

 

An Epidemic of Violence Against Native American Women

Americans may be largely unaware of the extreme and pervasive dangers facing American Indian and Alaska Native women. According to a National Institute of Justice study, more than half have been sexually assaulted. More than a third have been raped — a proportion more than double that of white women. For girls and...

 

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