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  • Victor Lawrence Roy Jr.

    Mar 7, 2024

    Victor Lawrence Roy Jr. " Zhaagodawe – Strong Voiced" May 24, 1969 - March 4, 2024 Victor Roy Jr., 54, of Redby, MN died Monday, March 4, 2024 at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Traditional Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Redby Community Center in Redby, MN. A wake will begin at 3:00pm, Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the Redby Community Center, and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the Bear Cemetery in Puposky, M...

  • Darryl Allen "Boog" Fairbanks

    Mar 7, 2024

    Darryl Allen "Boog" Fairbanks 1976 - 2024 Preceded in death by Parents Darryl & Jolene Skinaway; Grandparents, Patrick "John B" & Marilyn Fairbanks & Chief Benny Sr & Marion Skinaway; Niece, Rochelle Contreras and many other loved ones. Survived by the love of his life & lifelong partner, Jennifer Cook; Children, Jeremy, Jenna, Delana & Jathen; Sister, Trina (Mike); Brothers, Manuel (Rosanne) & Christopher (Denielle). He had alot of special people in his life, a very large family and many many...

  • Sequoyah Moses St. John

    Mar 7, 2024

    Sequoyah Moses St. John March 14, 1975 - March 1, 2024 A full obituary will be published soon. All-night Visitation: Monday, March 11, 2024 7:00 P.M. SWO Community Center Old Agency Village, SD Funeral Service: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 10:00 A.M. SWO Community Center Old Agency Village, SD Interment: St. Matthew's Cemetery Veblen, SD...

  • The Biden-Trump rematch feared by many voters has now arrived

    Mar 7, 2024

    President Biden's campaign aides have long said that once the presidential race becomes a clear contrast between two choices, their electoral prospects would brighten as voters come face to face with the stark prospect of Donald Trump's return to the White House. With the Super Tuesday contests completed and Trump's last major GOP rival, former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, suspending her campaign, Biden's allies now have their chance - and eight months of political combat - to prove their...

  • Red Lake Nation to transform closed Bemidji school into human services center

    Mar 7, 2024

    BEMIDJI - The former Central Elementary School building in Bemidji will soon have a new purpose through Red Lake's Oshkimaajitahdah services. The Bemidji Area School Board recently agreed to sell the shuttered school building to the Red Lake Nation, which plans to transform the space into a "one stop shop" for human services. Central Elementary School hasn't been open to students since the School Board voted to close it in 2021. Oshkimaajitahdah translates to "new beginnings." Red Lake's...

  • Ever more undocumented Indian migrants follow 'donkey' route to America

    Mar 7, 2024

    JALANDHAR, India - Billboards crowd the small lanes of this northern Indian city, calling out to those who dream of a different future. A sign in the Punjabi language beckons: "Let's go to America." An immigration agent, driving on an overpass amid the sea of billboards, reflected on the city's brisk migration business. "Most of these agents would have tried sending clients through an illegal route to the U.S.," said the Punjabi agent, adding that he himself had sent 60 such clients along...

  • 'Rust' armorer found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in shooting

    Mar 7, 2024

    Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the "Rust" armorer accused of failing to ensure gun safety on the set of the low-budget western movie in 2021, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and not guilty of evidence tampering in Santa Fe, N.M., on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. It was the first trial verdict related to the fatal shooting. "We will appeal," said Jason Bowles, Gutierrez-Reed's lawyer, in an email Wednesday night. The film's producer and star, Alec Baldwin, was rehearsing...

  • Supreme Court sets Trump immunity claim in D.C. trial for April 25

    Mar 7, 2024

    The Supreme Court has scheduled argument for April 25 to review Donald Trump's claim that he is immune from criminal prosecution on charges of trying to overturn the results of the 2020 election. The case will be heard on the final day of the court's argument calendar and will determine whether and how quickly Trump faces trial in D.C. for allegedly trying to block Joe Biden's election victory. The high court's decision to consider Trump's claims, rather than letting stand a lower court...

  • Russian missile strike hits near Zelensky motorcade in Odessa

    Mar 7, 2024

    KYIV - A Russian missile strike appeared to target Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday, landing near his motorcade in the Black Sea port city of Odessa, where the president was meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. Zelensky and members of the Greek delegation were not harmed, despite the missile landing some 500 feet away, Greek officials told the Protothema news outlet. The Ukrainian presidential office did not immediately respond to a request for comment....

  • For Trump and Minnesota Republicans, Nikki Haley's strength in the metro leaves big questions

    Mar 7, 2024

    Republican presidential primary voters showed a split between greater Minnesota and the metro with their votes Tuesday. Donald Trump is all but certain to become the Republican nominee, but in Minnesota, the places where former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley had a strong showing during Tuesday's Republican primary show where Trump might run into trouble. Haley pitched herself squarely at suburban voters, independents and moderate Republicans turned off by Trump. She got over 97,000 votes -...

  • Minneapolis Public Schools announces some cuts coming to schools next year

    Mar 7, 2024

    By next school year, Minneapolis fifth-graders likely won't have instrumental music. Eight preschool classrooms will be closed. And several schools may have to say goodbye to their assistant principals. The district's finance leaders said those cuts come in an effort to close a projected budget gap that has ballooned from $90 to $115 million - the largest in the district's history. The increase was calculated based on salary offers made in contract bargaining, which is ongoing. The Minneapolis...

  • Medical providers say UnitedHealth cyberattack fallout 'a mess' that threatens their financial health

    Mar 7, 2024

    Minnesota health care providers are sounding alarms over their ongoing difficulty billing health insurers as a result of last month's cyberattack on a subsidiary of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group. While there's typically a several-week lag for submitted claims to be paid, hospitals and clinics say they may soon face a cash crunch because of the billing mess. This could make covering payroll and supply costs challenging and take months to clean-up and sort. UnitedHealth Group says it's...

  • Family, friends of late Indigenous Minnesota activist demand justice

    Mar 7, 2024

    Standing alongside a group of protesters outside the Scott County jail on Wednesday, Crow Bellecourt recalled the outrage he felt after learning that Indigenous activist Emmett Eastman Sr. was kept in horrid living conditions provided by his daughter just before his death. "I wanted to punch the wall," Eastman said Wednesday while wearing a shirt honoring Eastman. "How could one of our elders, someone who represented our people not just in the United States but across the world, be treated that...

  • Houthi missile attack kills 3 crew members in Yemen rebels' first fatal assault on shipping

    Mar 7, 2024

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A missile attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday killed three of its crew members and forced survivors to abandon the vessel, the U.S. military said. It was the first fatal strike in a campaign of assaults by the Iranian-backed group over Israel's war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The attack on the Barbados-flagged, Liberian-owned bulk carrier True Confidence further escalates the conflict on a crucial maritime route link...

  • Indiana Sex Offender Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for Failure to Register in Minnesota

    Mar 7, 2024

    MINNEAPOLIS – A Bemidji man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison followed by eight years of supervised release for knowingly failing to register as sex offender as required by federal law, announced U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger. According to court documents, in June 2009, Stephon Rene Jones, 34, was convicted of molesting a 7-year-old child in LaPorte County, Indiana. Based on this conviction, Jones is a Tier III sex offender under federal law. As a Tier III sex offender, Jones was aware t...

  • Bemidji man sentenced to 21 months for failing to register as sex offender

    Mar 7, 2024

    BEMIDJI — A Bemidji man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison followed by eight years of supervised release for knowingly failing to register as a sex offender in Minnesota. According to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice, in June 2009, 34-year-old Stephon Rene Jones, of Bemidji, was convicted of molesting a 7-year-old child in LaPorte County, Indiana. Based on this conviction, Jones is a Tier III sex offender under federal law. As a Tier III sex offender, Jones was aware that he was required to register as a sex offender for l...

  • Red Lake Band Returned Trust Fund Checks

    Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Band Returned Trust Fund Checks...

  • Scott George, the First Native American Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, to Perform at Oscars Ceremony

    Mar 7, 2024

    In a historic moment for Indigenous representation at the Academy Awards, Scott George, a member of the Osage Nation, is the first Native American to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song with his composition, "Wahzhazhe (A Song For My People)" for Martine Scorcese's Killers of the Flower Moon. This landmark nomination not only celebrates George's talent but also serves as a powerful testament to the resilience and cultural richness of the Osage Nation and Indigenous peoples...

  • Kingbird scores 2000th career point in Red Lake's 115-89 win over Kelliher-Northome on Friday night - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports: Ogichidaag get the big win tonight over the Mustang's. Jack Brown led the way with 39 and Gerald Kingbird Jr. finished with 38 points. Kingbird became the 6th Warrior to join the 2,000 point club. Section 8A seeding will be done tomorrow to find out who will come to town on Thursday to begin the tournament. Shoutout to all our fans who packed the house tonight. Red Lake will host Bagley at 7 PM on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in the first round of the Section 8A boys...

  • Warriors on fire in 122-54 win over Badger-Greenbush-Middle River Monday night - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports Varsity boys get the win tonight over the Gators 122-54. Gerald Kingbird, Jr surpassed his Dad in the first half on the warriors all time scoring list, then his sister Gerika early in the second half and finished with 42 points on the night. JB connects from downtown 11 times tonight and finished with 36. Dudley, Jr with a 13 piece and numerous boards, and senior Gordon Thompson, Jr got his first action battling back from ligament injuries and got a bucket, along with Amad...

  • Red Lake Nation State of the Band 2024 - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell G. Seki Sr. State of the Band remarks: Good morning Red Lake Nation Members, Tribal Council, Chiefs, all Tribal and Gaming Employees and visitors. It's a great day as we are going through an unbelievable winter, climate change. I would like to start out by informing the members, that there will be a financial summit in April to answer any financial questions anyone may have. Treasurer Lussier will give an update on that event. EAST BOUNDARY AND OTHER TRIBAL...

  • Lady Warriors Struggle on Offense in 69-25 loss to Blackduck on Parent Night in Red Lake - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Lady Warriors Struggle on Offense in 69-25 loss to Blackduck on Parent Night in Red Lake Red Lake's JV loses 36-24 in early game...

  • Gerald Kingbird Jr. scores 45 in Warriors win over Blackduck 94-70 on Thursday evening - P14

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports: Varsity boys get the win 94-70 behind some big games by Kingbird, Jr. who went for 45, earning WRLN player of the game. Dudley, Jr. played his game, came up huge for his team with 26 points and may have got close to a triple double with all his rebounds and assists. Cello brought his energy to the game in his first varsity start and played some nice defense on the Drakes and took good care of the ball. Shoutout to the Drakes for battling hard the whole game and never...

  • Warriors drop crucial match against Win-E-Mac Patriots 89-75 - P17

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Warriors drop crucial match against Win-E-Mac Patriots 89-75 Red Lake;s JV hangs on to get the win 52-49 in the early game Red Lake Youth Sports: Justin Courneya was named WRLN Player of the Game after scoring (unofficially) 40 points and leading the Win-E-Mac Patriots to a crucial Section 8A-East victory over the Red Lake Warriors, 89-75. Also Shoutout to senior Ryan Kangas on joining the 1,000 points club! He also had an amazing performance and is quite the athlete....

  • Dominic Fairbanks 49 points leads Cass Lake over Red Lake 94-81 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 7, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports: A good game went down in Red Lake tonight; shout-out to all the fans who packed the stands to support their teams! Ogichidaag came storming out the gates to take an early lead with Gerald Kingbird, Jr leading the way offensively for his team. The Panthers responded to take it back and were up 3 before a 3-pointer off the board at the halftime buzzer gave them the lead going into the half. In the 2nd half birthday boy Dave Dudley, Jr's strong effort cut a 10 point deficit...

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