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Red Lake man sentenced for possessing with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm

MINNEAPOLIS—Today in federal court, a 49-year-old Red Lake man was sentenced for possessing with intent to distribute more than 2.5 kilograms of marijuana as well as possessing a firearm in support of drug trafficking. United States District Chief Judge Michael J. Davis sentenced Keith Brian Donnell to 60 months and one day in prison on one count of possession of a firearm...

 

Red Lake man charged federally with assaulting three individuals

MINNEAPOLIS—This week in federal court, an 18-year-old Red Lake man was charged by way of federal criminal complaint with assaulting three individuals on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Micah James Waybenais was charged with three counts of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. A complaint filed against Waybenais alleges that he assaulted three individuals who are memb...

 

Students attend 13th annual Water Festival “Wave of Knowledge”

More than 200 fifth-graders from Red Lake, Blackduck, Kelliher, Northome and Schoolcraft attended the 13th annual Water Festival “Wave of Knowledge” on Friday at Waldsee, Concordia Language Village. The festival educates youth about the importance aspect of water pollution in the Red Lake Watershed. Shown above, Blackduck...

 
 By Jana Peterson    News    October 15, 2012

Citizens rally to fight Native Mob activities, drugs

FOND DU LAC — After learning that law enforcement officials had discovered the body of a missing Floodwood woman on the Fond du Lac Reservation and – on top of that – that they suspected she was killed by a member of the Native Mob gang, Bettina Johnsen decided enough was enough. She decided it was time to fight back, in ways both modern and old-fashioned. She started a...

 

BIE Announces Campus Violence Prevention Policy for Haskell and SIPI Policy Strengthens Discussion at Haskell’s “Restoring the Circle” Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Indian Education today announced a new policy aimed at preventing domestic violence and sexual assaults at the two post secondary institutions operated by the BIE for American Indians: Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) in Lawrence, Kan., and the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque, N.M. “As we recognize...

 

A look at voter photo ID issues

ST. PAUL – Here are some issues related to a proposed constitutional amendment that would require Minnesota voters to produce photographic identification before casting ballots:...

 

Beltrami County: Commissioners to discuss administrator post, Code Red

BEMIDJI – An update on the Beltrami County administrator position will be one of several topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting for the Beltrami County Commission. Applicants have been narrowed to three finalists: Kay Mack, the interim administrator and Beltrami County auditor/treasurer, Thomas Johnson, a public works director in Colorado, and former Albertville city...

 

Two killed when car rolls into Lake Mille Lacs

Alcohol appears to have played a role in a crash early Sunday in which two men died after the car they were in went off a north-central Minnesota road and rolled into Lake Mille Lacs, authorities said. A third man survived. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the three men were in a car heading north on Timber Trail Road, about 15 miles northwest of Onamia, just after...

 

Census Bureau Establishes National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations

The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the establishment of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations. The Census Bureau has also named the committee’s members and leadership. The National Advisory Committee will advise the Census Bureau on a wide range of variables that affect the cost, accuracy and implementation of the Census Bureau’s...

 

Dominic RedWater

Dominic DuWayne Red Water Sr., age 66, of Harrold, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at Fountain Valley, California. He was born on January 3, 1945 in Harrold, South Dakota the son of Robert Red Water and Mary Sargeant. On November 26, 1967, Dominic Red Water and Leanne Eagleman were...

 

Dori Bowie

Funeral services for Dori Bowie are pending with the Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, Mn Dori was a member of The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe. January 24, 1959 - Thursday, October 11, 2012...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P41

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P42

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P43

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P44

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P29

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P29 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P30

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P30 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P31

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P31 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P32

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P32 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Community Rallies Together for Suicide Prevention!

The sun was shining brightly on the masses as they gathered to collectively take a step forward toward hope. Over 300 participants, 40 agencies and businesses and 60 volunteers converged on the Sanford Event Center Saturday, September 15th for the 6th Annual Run/ Walk/ Skate for Suicide Prevention. The event unites people with...

 

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES POLICY ON TRIBAL MEMBER USE OF EAGLE FEATHERS

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES POLICY ON TRIBAL MEMBER USE OF EAGLE FEATHERS WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice announced today a policy addressing the ability of members of federally recognized Indian tribes to possess or use eagle feathers, an issue of great cultural significance to many tribes and their members. Attorney General Eric Holder signed the new policy after...

 

Evidence Does Not Support Three-strikes Law as Crime Deterrent

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Contrary to what police, politicians and the public believe about the effectiveness of California’s three-strikes law, research by a University of California, Riverside criminologist has found that the get-tough-on-criminals policy voters approved in 1994 has done nothing to reduce the crime rate. In a...

 

Lawmakers must fill in blanks if Minnesotans OK voter ID

ST. PAUL — Both sides in Minnesota’s voter photo identification debate try to paint pictures about how life would look if the requirement passes Nov. 6, but the real picture has yet to be painted....

 
 By Viji Sundaram    News    October 15, 2012

Pesticides Harm Kids' Health and Intelligence, Study Finds

SAN FRANCISCO – Exposure to pesticides is one key reason why children today are more likely to have a wide range of such diseases and disorders as cancer, autism, birth defects and asthma than children of a generation ago, according a study released yesterday. ‘We have waited much, much too long to make the health of our children our national priority,” lamented Kristin...

 

Pro-marriage amendment group rallies support

BEMIDJI – A few dozen people gathered Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion on the Lake Bemidji waterfront to rally support for the marriage amendment in the final weeks before the election....

 

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