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Articles from the March 5, 2021 edition


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  • Frederick Allen Redwing

    Mar 5, 2021

    Frederick Allen Redwing November 8, 1963 - March 3, 2021 Frederick Allen Redwing, age 57, of Flandreau, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on March 3rd, 2021. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota, on November 8, 1963, the son of Frederick I. Redwing and Inez Hillers. Fred graduated from Flandreau Public High School and graduated from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, SIPI and Haskell University. After graduating high school from SIPI he worked in Washington, DC as a land surv...

  • Minnesota family caregivers turned away for the COVID-19 vaccine despite being eligible

    Mar 5, 2021

    Laura Rede was turned away from a vaccine appointment Thursday because the clinic wouldn't accept the paperwork showing that Rede is a health care worker. "They asked 'Do you have a badge?' " Rede said. "Well you don't have a badge if you work at home." Rede is one of thousands of Minnesotans who care for a relative at home, in this case daughter Shanika who has Down syndrome, autism and other conditions that have been shown to make her vulnerable to COVID-19. https://www.s...

  • Minneapolis, Hennepin County to spend more than $1M on barricades ahead of Derek Chauvin trial

    Mar 5, 2021

    Minneapolis and Hennepin County officials will spend at least $1 million to put up fences and other barricades across the city as they prepare for the first trial in George Floyd's death. Minneapolis leaders estimate they will spend $645,000, most of which will be on fortifications for the city's five police precincts. The rest will go to protecting City Hall and the new Public Service Building, both of which face the downtown courthouse where former officer Derek Chauvin will be tried; jury...

  • Minneapolis proposal to replace the police department gets panel's OK

    Mar 5, 2021

    A proposal that asks voters to replace the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of George Floyd's death will head to the City Council for consideration next week. A City Council committee voted 5-1 Thursday to advance the proposal following a discussion about whether it would fulfill promises to increase accountability for police and gather community input as they seek to build a new public safety system. Council Member Linea Palmisano, the lone dissenter on the council's Public Health...

  • North Dakota House expels lawmaker accused of misconduct

    Mar 5, 2021

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first time in state history a lawmaker has been expelled. Members voted 69-25 to expel Rep. Luke Simons, a Republican from Dickinson, for a pattern of behavior they said stretched back to soon after he took office in 2017. The expulsion came with strong support from Simons' own party, which holds a supermajority in the chamber. Majority Leader...

  • Hope, help available for problem gambling behaviors

    Mar 5, 2021

    Gambling until the last dollar is gone. Attempting – unsuccessfully – to stop gambling. Feeling remorseful after gambling. These are just some of the signs that a person has a gambling problem. During March, Problem Gambling Awareness Month, the Minnesota Department of Human Services is working to spread the word that hope and help are available. Minnesota provides funds to for gambling treatment for people who do not have insurance or another source of payment. No one is turned away if they can’t afford treatment. Services are paid for...

  • Hope House of Bemidji and Tusen Tack of Braham win Minnesota Touchstone Energy Community Award

    Mar 5, 2021

    BEMIDJI, Minn. (March 4, 2021) -Hope House, Bemidji, and Tusen Tack, Braham, were named winners of the 2021 Minnesota's Touchstone Energy Community Award. Due to the circumstances and impact of COVID-19, this year Minnesota's Touchstone Energy cooperatives decided to recognize two community organizations that are doing outstanding work in their areas. This year's winners were from Beltrami Electric Cooperative and East Central Energy, respectively. "This annual award was established to help...

  • Minnesota Produce Farmers Asked to Complete Annual Questionnaire

    Mar 5, 2021

    St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is urging all Minnesota produce farmers to fill out the 2021 Grower Questionnaire. Produce farmers are asked to complete the questionnaire annually to determine how the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule applies to their operation and what steps they must take to comply with safety regulations which are based on several factors including sales outlets and volume. By completing the questionnaire, farmers receive official notice from the MDA Produce Safety...

  • SEASONAL LOAD LIMIT NOTIFICATION

    Mar 5, 2021

    Date: March 4, 2021 Subject: Winter load increases (WLI) end and spring load restrictions (SLR) start in north-central and north frost zones The Minnesota Department of Transportation will end winter load increases in the NORTH-CENTRAL and NORTH frost zones Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:01 AM. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will start spring load restrictions in the NORTH-CENTRAL and NORTH frost zones Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:01 AM. Spring load restrictions are already in effect in the SOUTH, SOUTHEAST and METRO frost zones....

  • Sanford Bemidji offers COVID-19 vaccinations

    Mar 5, 2021

    BEMIDJI, Minn. – Sanford Health in Bemidji is opening COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone who is 65 years-old and older whether or not they have previously received a formal invitation. Anyone who meets the age requirement, has not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine and would like to get one may call (877) 701-0779 to schedule an appointment. Vaccinations will only be administered at the Sanford Bemidji Vaccine Clinic with an appointment. The appointment and COVID-19 vaccine are at no cost to the recipient. Being a previous patient with Sanford...

  • Why Are Black Teachers Being Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than Their White Peers?

    Mar 5, 2021

    Over the last few months, a growing number of states have begun prioritizing teachers for coronavirus vaccines in the hopes of bringing more kids back to school in person. Then just this week, President Joe Biden directed all states to make school staff eligible for vaccines, setting a goal of getting all educators their first doses by the end of March. But survey data from the two national teachers’ unions reveal stark inequities within the vaccine rollout so far. Black educators, the data show, are less likely to be vaccinated than their...

  • Warriors drop to 8-6 with 85-56 loss to Win-E-Mac

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    The Red Lake Warriors dropped to 8-6 with their 85-56 loss to Win-E-Mac on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Win-E-Mac. Win-E-Mac is on a 9-game winning streak and Improved to 13-2. Red Lake has 3 games remaining on their schedule. They will travel to Kelliher-Northome on March 8th, travel to Cass Lake-Bena on March 11 and finish at home with Walker-Hackensack-Akley....

  • Kelanna McClain hits 1000th career point in Lady Warriors 85-67 win over Kelliher-Northome - P3

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - In their last meeting with Kelliher-Northome in Kelliher on February 25th, the Red Lake Lady Warriors lost to the Mustangs 75-58 in a game some called poorly officiated, and it was a game Kelanna McClain was not playing in due to an earlier injury. .In fact, the Lady Warriors were 5-0 until McClain was injured. They ended up losing three of their last four games. It was a little different as the Mustangs came to Red Lake, at least in the second half of play. The first half saw Red...

  • Red Lake's Junior Varsity struggles on offense in their 67-46 loss to Mustang's JV - P3

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - In their last meeting with Kelliher-Northome in Kelliher on February 25th, the Red Lake Lady Warriors lost to the Mustangs 75-58 in a game some called poorly officiated, and it was a game Kelanna McClain was not playing in due to an earlier injury. .In fact, the Lady Warriors were 5-0 until McClain was injured. They ended up losing three of their last four games. It was a little different as the Mustangs came to Red Lake, at least in the second half of play. The first half saw Red...

  • Senate Panel Votes to Support Deb Haaland for Interior Secretary

    Mar 5, 2021

    WASHINGTON - In the first week of Women's History Month, New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland has found a niche way to be celebrated, paving the way to become the first Native American woman to serve as a Cabinet member in the United States government. On Thursday morning, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources voted 11-9 in favor of recommending Haaland - a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo - to the eighth most powerful position in government: Secretary of the United States Department of the...

  • Navajo Area IHS Reports that 141,568 Vaccine Doses Have Been Administered

    Mar 5, 2021

    WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - A report from the Navajo Area Indian Health Service on Thursday indicates that 187,560 total vaccine doses have been received, 141,568 administered on the Navajo Nation, which represents nearly 76 percent so far. 51,508 individuals have received a first and second dose of the vaccines. "My words are not enough to express my appreciation for all of the health care workers on the frontlines who are working around the clock to save lives and protect our people from Covid-19....

  • Former Alaska Native Health Executive Missing After Helicopter Disappears; Coast Guard Ends Search

    Mar 5, 2021

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - On Tuesday, the former leader of Alaska's largest tribal health organization, Andy Teuber (Tangirnaq Native Village), disappeared hours after a story broke pinning his resignation the week prior to an accusation of a coerced sexual relationship made by his younger assistant. Hours after Anchorage Daily News, in partnership with ProPublica, published the story, Andy Teuber flew his private helicopter, which flight records show departed from Merrill Field Airport in Anchorage...

  • South Dakota House Passes Resolution Acknowledging Boarding Schools

    Mar 5, 2021

    PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota State House of Representatives passed a resolution on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, acknowledging and honoring the survivors of American Indian boarding schools. House Concurrent Resolution 6014 was introduced and sponsored by State Rep. Peri Pourier (D-Pine Ridge), who is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. "This passage from the House of Representatives speaks volumes towards reconciliation," said South Dakota Representative Peri Pourier to Native News...

  • Pueblo of Pojoaque makes history with women leaders

    Mar 5, 2021

    The Pueblo of Pojoaque is being led by women for the first time in modern history. Following the unexpected resignation of a former leader, Jenelle Roybal is now serving as Governor of the tribe, located in northern New Mexico. She had been serving as Lieutenant Governor. And Rafaela Sanchez is now serving as Lieutenant Governor. She had been Secretary up until the change in leadership. https://www.indianz.com/News/2021/03/04/pueblo-of-pojoaque-makes-history-with-women-leader...

  • COVID-related rental assistance funds are now available

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    Are you experiencing past due rent and utilities bills related to the COVID-19 pandemic? Emergency funding is now available through the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program administered by Aanjibimaadizing. Funds are available for rent and rental utilities only. Applications are being accepted beginning March 1, 2021, through December 13, 2021 at 5 p.m. Apply online at https://mlbo-laserfiche.millelacsband.com/Forms/CERA. Applications are also available at any Aanjibimaadizing office or from a Case Manager or Facilitator....

  • Warriors snap 3-game losing streak to beat Kelliher-Northome 111-71 - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors basketball team ended their 3-game losing streak with a sound win over the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs on Monday, March 1, 2021. The Warriors outscored the Mustangs 63-39 in the first half and 48-32 in the second to seal the deal and put their record at 8-5 on the season. Kelliher-Northome dropped to 5-9. D. J. Holthusen led all scorers with 37 points, 27 in the first half, Gerald Kingbird Jr. added 18, Trent Holthusen hit four 3-pointers for 12 points, Riley...

  • Red Lake's JV outlast Mustang's JV 67-64 in game that went right down to the wire - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors basketball team ended their 3-game losing streak with a sound win over the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs on Monday, March 1, 2021. The Warriors outscored the Mustangs 63-39 in the first half and 48-32 in the second to seal the deal and put their record at 8-5 on the season. Kelliher-Northome dropped to 5-9. D. J. Holthusen led all scorers with 37 points, 27 in the first half, Gerald Kingbird Jr. added 18, Trent Holthusen hit four 3-pointers for 12 points, Riley...

  • Equay Wiigamig MMIW Prayer Vigil held in Red Lake - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    A MMIW Prayer Vigil, sponsored by Equay Wiigamig (Women's Sheter) was held in Red Lake at the old Red Lake Trading Post on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. It began about noon followed by words from Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr., Mark Kingbird Sr, and other Equay Wiigamig Staff. Some of those in attendance wore red and carried signs, and everyone practiced Covid-19 mask use. For more information, visit MMIW at https://www.nativewomenswilderness.org/mmiw...

  • Lady Warriors come off 2-game losing streak to down Blackduck 76-50 - P13

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Blackduck on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, taking a 36-22 halftime lead and outscoring their opponents 41-28 in the second half to win, 76-50. Red Lake had defeated the Drakes in January 70-61 in Blackduck, and had came off a 2-game losing streak, falling to Cass Lake and Pine River. Mimi Beaulieu led all scorers with 22 points on the night, Latayla Pemberton added 20 points of her own and Karen Guise hit for 10 points. M. Flatness led the Drakes wi...

  • Red Lake Girl's JV lose to the Blackduck Drakes 54-39 - P13

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 5, 2021

    RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Blackduck on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, taking a 36-22 halftime lead and outscoring their opponents 41-28 in the second half to win, 76-50. Red Lake had defeated the Drakes in January 70-61 in Blackduck, and had came off a 2-game losing streak, falling to Cass Lake and Pine River. Mimi Beaulieu led all scorers with 22 points on the night, Latayla Pemberton added 20 points of her own and Karen Guise hit for 10 points. M. Flatness led the Drakes wi...

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