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Articles from the October 5, 2015 edition


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  • Ancient game returns: Area youth learn excitement of lacrosse at Cass Lake jamboree

    Oct 5, 2015

    CASS LAKE -- To see them play is to see them discover something lost but not forgotten. Lacrosse, the nearly thousand-year-old ball-and-stick game developed by Native American tribes here and across the country, is back. But the 50 or so kids running around the pow wow grounds Saturday in Cass Lake weren’t playing the Americanized version of Ivy League schools on ESPN. One chilly, blue-sky day at a time, local coaches are bringing the game back to its Native roots, teaching kids to shout to the Creator at the beginning of every game, to fire t...

  • Red Lake Chemical Health sponsors 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    RED LAKE - On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Red Lake Chemical Health sponsored a 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery. Registration began at 9 AM, with T-shirts going to the first 100 participants, and the event kicked off at 10 AM on the road by the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. Walkers and runners went through the Red Lake College and new Tribal Council parking lots, past the Red Lake Center, through Red Lake, as well as the Red Lake Hospital and Compound area, before returning to the Humanities...

  • Carol Stillday

    Oct 5, 2015

    Carol Stillday December 16, 1943 - Sunday, September 27, 2015 Service Information Upper Midwest American Indian Center, Minneapolis Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Visitation Information Upper Midwest American Indian Center, Minneapolis, Monday, October 5, 2015 Beginning at 7:00 PM Carol Stillday, age 71, of Minneapolis, MN passed away on September 27, 2015. She was born on December 16, 1943 in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Arthur and Florence Hurley. Carol was caring person who had a big heart. She...

  • AmeriCorps Awards Banquet held in Red Lake - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    RED LAKE - There were 13 AmeriCorps members from the Red Lake Indian Reservation that started out with the Service to New Scholars program last year, and of those thirteen, 8 completed the year. In the Service to New Scholars program, AmeriCorps members served at preschools on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, helping prepare children for kindergarten and improve their numeracy, literacy and social/emotional skills. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) partnered with the Red...

  • Warriors still looking for first win, fall to Pillager in Homecoming Game - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors played their fourth home game of the season on Friday, September 25, 2015, falling to Pillager 74-0. It was Red Lake Homecoming game. The Warriors will travel to Bagley on October 2nd. and finish up the season on October 8th at New York Mills. They are 0-6 on the year. Full Schedule here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2015/08/28/sports/red-lake-warriors-football-schedule-2015/38377.html...

  • Lady Warriors win fourth game in row 3-1 against Fond du Lac - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    On Thursday, September 24, 2015 the Red Lake Lady Warriors Volleyball teams hosted Fond du Lac, taking the best of 5 series 3-1. FDL won the first game 26-24, and Red Lake won 3 in a row for the win. Earlier in the week Red Lake defeated Halstad on their home court. Today's win was Red Lake's fourth consecutive win of the season, having lost their first 2 matches. They are now 4-2 on the season. The varsity girls will travel to Indus on September 28th, then host Blackduck on September 29th....

  • Northern Minnesota Tribal Economic Development Summit held in Red Lake - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    Northern Minnesota Tribal Economic Development Summit held in Red Lake. Follow this link for story: http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/3844939-networking-nations-minnesota-tribes-meet-red-lake-economic-development-summit...

  • Warriors improving but fall to Pine River 64-20 - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    The Red Lake Warriors played their third home game of the season on Friday, September 18, 2015, falling to Pine River 64-20 Down 40-6 in the last minute of play in the first half, Red Lake scored two quick touchdowns to pull within 22 points at 40-18 at the end. The Warriors will host Pillager on Friday, September 25, 2015, which is also Homecoming Week for Red Lake, before traveling to Bagley on October 2nd. Full Schedule here: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2015/08/...

  • Chaboyea and Crowe are 2015-16 Homecoming King and Queen - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    RED LAKE, MN - On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 during Red Lake High School's Homecoming Week, Roger Chaboyea Jr. was crowned Homecoming King and SueAnn Crowe Homecoming Queen for the 2015-16 School Year. Candidates for King also included: Bronson White, Marcus Isham and Quentin Thompson. Other Queen candidates were: Tanisha Beaulieu, Alyssa Grolla and Brittanyann May. 9th grade attendants were Angel McClain and Michael Seki; 10th grade attendants were Alysha Beaulieu and Quentin Chaboyea; and...

  • Back to School Fest held in Red Lake - P13

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Red Lake Chemical Health Programs sponsored their annual "Back to School Fest" at the Red Lake Ball Field area and the Cage. Starting at 5 PM, school bags were handed out to students, there were carnival games and prizes including new bikes, and a hot dog lunch was served. Over 350 students were in attendance to this event, which lasted until about 8 PM....

  • Red Lake Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) Lacrosse Day held in Red Lake - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) Lacrosse Day was held on Saturday, September 12 at Red Lake and Ponemah. All training sessions were geared toward beginners and intermediate players and were free to local and area youth and adults. All equipment was provided. "These events are the testing ground for the future of lacrosse at the Red Lake Nation," said event director Dan Ninham in a previous press release. "We have outstanding support from the Oshkiimaajitahdah (New...

  • Lady Warriors win first game of season, but lose to Cass Lake 3-1 - P17

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    On Thursday, September 10, 2015 the Red Lake Lady Warriors Volleyball teams hosted Cass Lake. The Varsity won the first game, but Cass Lake came back to win the next three games, winning the set 3-1. The Junior Varsity lost 2-0, while the Junior High team won their first game, but lost the next two to finish 2-1. The varsity girls will host Indus on Tuesday, September 15th and the Bug School on September 17th before traveling to New Halstad on September 21st. They are now 0-2 on the season....

  • Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P21

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015....

  • Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P21

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 5, 2015

    The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015....

  • Bemidji man pleads guilty to sex assault

    Oct 5, 2015

    BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Johnson, 29, formerly of Cass Lake, was arrested in May after an 8-year-old girl told her mother and grandmother Johnson had molested her on several occasions. Johnson denied the allegations when he was arrested May 19. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/3853304-bemidji-man-pleads-guilty-sex-assault...

  • Bemidji man pleads not guilty to burglary, drug charges

    Oct 5, 2015

    BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man has pleaded not guilty to felony burglary and drug charges after he was apprehended with women's clothing and methamphetamine this summer. John Iverson, 35, was arrested June 24 near a residence on the 1100 block of Maurice Avenue. A Bemidji Police officer observed Iverson exit the backyard of the residence at about 3 a.m. Following a foot pursuit, Iverson's backpack was searched revealing a tablet, compact discs, women's clothing and undergarments. Two methamphetamine pipes were located on Iverson's person. h...

  • 2015-2016 Chickasaw Princesses Crowned at Annual Pageant

    Patrick R Cravatt|Oct 5, 2015

    ADA, Okla. – While judges said all contestants were outstanding, three young ladies were deemed to possess the exceptional qualities needed to be crowned Chickasaw Royalty during the 2015-2016 Chickasaw Nation Princess Pageant. The annual pageant was conducted at the Ada High School Cougar Activity Center Monday, Sept. 28. Raechell Meely, 17, of Sulphur, Oklahoma was crowned Chickasaw Princess; Lauren John, 13, of Ada, was awarded the title of Chickasaw Junior Princess, and Lauren Key, 11, of S...

  • Red Lake Trading Post/Ponemah Market Customer Appreciation Week

    Red Lake Trading Post/Ponemah Market Customer Appreciation Week Monday, Oct. 12th - Friday, Oct. 16th Follow this link to view new ads: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uYeeDZcWv_EC6DbBZJfE9fUBOpm4yrvhxfCyMZ2JUrw/pub...

  • Open for Business (and Accounting): BSU Unveils Renovated Memorial Hall

    Oct 5, 2015

    Oct. 2, 2015 — Bemidji State University officially unveiled the newly-renovated Memorial Hall during an Oct. 2 ribbon-cutting ceremony on campus. Among the oldest buildings on campus, Memorial Hall underwent a $13.79-million renovation beginning in September 2014 which transformed the 75-year-old basketball gym into a state-of-the-art home for BSU’s business and accounting programs. The building opened for classes this fall semester. “One thing that is clear to me is that the leaders of this community have rallied around Bemidji State...

  • Governor Anoatubby says State of the Chickasaw Nation "stronger than ever"

    Oct 5, 2015

    TISHOMINGO, Okla. – During his Oct. 3 State of the Nation address, Governor Bill Anoatubby told an enthusiastic crowd that "the Chickasaw Nation is stronger than ever and our nation's future is brighter than ever." Addressing a crowd which filled Fletcher Auditorium and flowed into an adjacent overflow tent, Gov. Anoatubby added "the financial position of the tribe is strong and getting stronger." Income from tribal businesses in 2015 is expected to be the most ever earned by the Chickasaw N...

  • "Multiplying" Ojibwe language at Bemidji stores, offices, schools

    Oct 5, 2015

    When tourists and other visitors stop by the Harmony Co-op food store in Bemidji, they find doodooshaaboo (milk) in the dairy case, bakwezhigan (bread) in the bakery department, and a variety of locally grown vegetables and fruit offerings in the editegin (produce) department. They are likely to pick up some zhiiwaagamizigan (maple syrup) and manoomin (wild rice) on the way out of the store before heading to tourist cabins or dropping in on friends and relatives in the woods and lake country of northern Minnesota. It’s been 10 years since a few...

  • Oven suspected in North Side fire that killed 3 children

    Oct 5, 2015

    Three siblings under age 7 died in a late-night fire in a house in north Minneapolis’ Jordan neighborhood, authorities and family members confirmed Sunday. Although it’s too soon for an official ruling on the cause of the blaze, several friends said Sunday that the oven was on to provide heat because the furnace wasn’t working. Fire Chief John Fruetel also said the oven door was open and the fire’s origin was at or near the stove. The family — the mother and her three children — had moved into the two-story house in the 2700 block of Penn Ave...

  • Union's chosen four could take majority on St. Paul school board

    Oct 5, 2015

    Teachers unions are strong, but in St. Paul, muscle is being flexed in new ways. Rather than simply work on behalf of candidates, the St. Paul Federation of Teachers teamed with parents this year to coordinate and bankroll a Caucus for Change movement that challenged incumbents and lifted four political newcomers to prized DFL Party endorsements. Now, contract talks are underway between the teachers and the school district, and as candidates enter the final weeks of the election, the union could soon find itself with maximum leverage: a new...

  • 3 scientists share Nobel medicine prize for discovering drugs to fight parasitic diseases

    Oct 5, 2015

    STOCKHOLM — Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs against malaria and other parasitic diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year. The Nobel judges in Stockholm awarded the prestigious prize to Irish-born William Campbell, Satoshi Omura of Japan and Tu Youyou — the first-ever Chinese medicine laureate. Campbell and Omura were cited for discovering avermectin, derivatives of which have helped lower the incidence of river blindness and lymphatic fil...

  • McDonald's move to cage-free eggs is a tipping point for the industry

    Oct 5, 2015

    Will the next egg you crack come from a chicken raised in a roomier barn? Foodies and farmers are in unusual agreement on the answer: If not now, then soon enough. Both say McDonald’s recent decision to transition to “cage free” eggs for its McMuffins and other menu items was a tipping point in the $9 billion egg industry, which still produces 96 percent of its eggs in barns full of stacked wire cages. http://www.startribune.com/mcdonald-s-move-to-cage-free-eggs-is-a-tipping-point-for-the-industry/330577261/...

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