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“Art from Within:” an audience for creative expression regarding civil liberties

Bemidji— Staff at the ACLU-MN, Greater Minnesota Racial Justice Project is excited by the quality and number of submissions they’ve received for the third annual “Art from Within” exhibit, and invite the general public to join artists, jurors and staff for the opening reception of the gallery show, slated for the first...

 

Axe handle assault leads to charges against Red Lake man

Federal charges have been filed against a 47-year-old Red Lake man accused of assaulting another man with an axe handle. Joseph William Howard Jr. faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury, according to a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis. An indictment filed against Howard claims he assaulted...

 

Big Ben's Basketball Clinic held at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club

Big Ben's Basketball Clinic was held today from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. The free clinic was hosted by 6' 11", 220lb PF of the NBA D-Lague's Iowa Energy "Big Ben" Strong, for elementary and middle school students....

 

Dayton gets bill to close sex offender loophole

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill to close a loophole in state sex offender law in response to the upcoming release of a convicted child molester into a halfway house. Current state law requires community notification when a sex offender moves into a community, but not if that person moves into a halfway house. The bill widens the...

 

Mail sorting facilities to close in Bemidji, Duluth

The U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday that it has formally decided to close five mail sorting facilities in Minnesota, including those in Duluth and Bemidji. The announcement comes months after the Postal Service announced it was considering the move. Mail sorting facilities in Mankato, Rochester, and St. Cloud will also close. Mail from Duluth and Rochester will be sent...

 

Expert: Minn. likely won't have moose much longer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The head of a study that shows Minnesota's moose population continues to drop says the state probably won't have moose much longer. Mark Lenarz is leader of the forest wildlife group at the Department of Natural resources. He says northeastern Minnesota has lost about half its moose population since 2006. Absent a drop in mortality rates or an improvement...

 
 By Steve Wagner    News    February 24, 2012

Stittsworth plans to be in Jaycees' show, grill brats at stores

A popular Bemidji meat market plans to participate in the Jaycees’ Home, Sport and Travel Show next month, but won’t be selling its popular brats there. Instead, Stittsworth Meats will be a non-food vendor and distribute brochures and coupons to attendees. The business also plans to grill brats at its two locations during the event, which runs from March 30-April 1. The...

 

THE 24 SEVEN – February 24, 2012

THE 24 SEVEN – February 24, 2012 Flashback: Iran launches Bible-burning campaign Iranian authorities began to systematically seize and destroy B... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=16290&L=10623&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Obama apologizes for Koran burnings President Obama has written a letter to his Afghan...

 

Bemidji mail delivery, sorting takes a hit

Bemidji’s mail processing center is among five in the state that will close, the U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday....

 

Mille Lacs Band candidates certified

The Joint Assembly of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe met on February 16 to certify candidates for the 2012 Mille Lacs Band Election. Eighteen candidates were certified to run for chief executive, five for District 1 representative, and seven for school board. A primary will be held on April 3 to narrow the field to two candidates for each open position. The general election...

 

Senate: Deadly force OK anywhere

The Minnesota Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to allow gun owners to use deadly force virtually anywhere they feel threatened -- a step that would dramatically expand gun rights....

 

Bill expanding self-defense rights passes in state Senate

ST. PAUL – A bill that would expand Minnesotans’ self-defense rights was approved 40-23 Thursday night by the state Senate....

 

Contract that led to $255,000 buyout in Burnsville wasn’t needed

Even before Tania Chance was given a new two-year contract, some people were wary about the move, which ultimately cost the Burnsville school district about $255,000....

 

Moose population continues free fall

Minnesota's moose population has dropped by half in the past five years, and officials say the iconic animal could be gone from the state in 20 years....

 

Canada Blasted at U.N. for Treatment of Indigenous Peoples

A United Nations expert panel on human rights has blasted Canada for its treatment of the country’s Indigenous Peoples. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/02/23/canada-blasted-at-u-n-for-treatment-of-indigenous-peoples-99471 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/02/23/canada-blasted-at-u-n-for-treatment-of-indigenous-peoples-...

 

Format Change Further Erodes Credibility of Missing Women’s Commission in Aboriginal Eyes

A new format for hearings before the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry—changing from a single-witness setup to a panel formation—has some participants questioning not only whether they will be heard but also whether the families will get to confront individual police officers. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/02/22/format-change...

 

Indian-Made Cigarettes Are Cheap As Hell Upstate

The reason a ten-pack carton of cigarettes can go for as little as $40 in the state of New York, despite the $4.35-a-pack tax, is that sovereign Indian nations have started packaging their own tobacco. Governor Cuomo, not to mention non-Native American convenience stores and cigarette brands, are not pleased, and claim the practice is a form of tax evasion, like those...

 

State seizing Indian-made cigarettes

ALBANY — The state since June has seized more than 5 million cigarettes made by Native American companies for failure to pay required state excise taxes....

 

Oglala Sioux vice president was arrested

PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA –– Oglala Sioux Tribe Vice President Tom Poor Bear was arrested over the weekend for public intoxication. After a police search for old warrants came up positive, Poor Bear had to sit in jail with no bond. He arrived at the Pine Ridge courthouse in an orange-and-white inmate jumpsuit, after being transported there by the inmate b...

 

Residential-schools commission calls for national awareness campaign

The commission that was established to reveal the dark legacy of church-run residential schools for aboriginal children says all Canadians should be made more aware of the sorry chapter in their country’s history....

 

Lawyer who fleeced residential school survivors now in Israel

On Tuesday, APTN National News reported on the story of Howard Lorne Tennenhouse. He’s the Winnipeg lawyer disbarred for life for fleecing dozens of residential school survivors of nearly $1 million....

 

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