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Articles from the March 10, 2021 edition

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Red Lake Homeless Shelter director advocates at 'Homeless Day on the Hill'

RED LAKE -- While the pandemic has undoubtedly caused a myriad of issues, according to Jordan May, the director of the Red Lake Homeless Shelter, the COVID-19 situation has acted as a catalyst -- bringing to light long-ignored issues in the area and banding support-providing organizations together. May, who has had experience...

 

Albert Lawrence Roybal

Albert Lawrence Roybal March 28, 1956 ~ March 6, 2021 (age 64) Albert Lawrence Roybal, Chi-nichiiwad-glizhigad (Big Stormy Day), began his journey to the spirit world on Saturday March 6, 2021. Albert liked to collect Antique toy cars, listen to Pow-Wow, sing on his drum along with his sons, and visit old friends and family....

 

Heath Juan Fast Horse

Heath Juan Fast Horse August 13, 1966 - March 8, 2021 Heath Juan Fast Horse, age 54, of Minneapolis, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, March 8, 2021 of natural causes at his residence. He was born on August 13, 1966 in Rosebud, South Dakota the son of Harvey Fast Horse ll and Lucinda Shields – Fast Horse. Heath enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, writing...

 

Baby Nylea Kay Littlewolf

Baby Nylea Kay Littlewolf February 16, 2021 ~ February 16, 2021 Baby Nylea Kay Littlewolf, 16 weeks gestation, "Ginew Ikwe" (Golden Eagle Woman) of the Muckwa doodem (Bear Clan) from Duluth, Minnesota began her journey to the spirit world on Friday, February 16th, 2021 from St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, MN. She was born to...

 

Minnesota expands vaccine access to chronically ill, front-line workers

Minnesota is expanding COVID-19 vaccine access to nearly a third of its population, adding adults with a range of chronic illnesses and workers in key front-line occupations. The move comes as the state has almost reached its goal of providing vaccine to 70% of senior citizens who are more likely to suffer severe COVID-19...

 

Minnesota education commissioner resigns; deputy commissioner appointed to lead agency

Minnesota Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker has resigned after two years on the job, saying she wishes to return to classroom teaching, Gov. Tim Walz announced Tuesday. Ricker's last day will be March 19, according to her resignation letter. Deputy Education Commissioner Heather Mueller will take the helm of the state...

 

Vikings release kicker Dan Bailey after three seasons

The Vikings will once again have a new kicker after releasing veteran Dan Bailey on Tuesday. Bailey missed 10 of his last 26 kicks for the Vikings amid a career-worst slump and a back injury last season, his third year with the team. The 33-year-old former Pro Bowl kicker was headed for a competition if he stayed in Minnesota....

 

Biden won't put his name on relief checks, unlike Trump

President Joe Biden will not be attaching his signature to the $1,400 relief checks that are expected to be mailed soon - a break with his predecessor who last year had "President Donald J. Trump" printed on the economic impact payments approved by Congress. The next round of paper checks will bear the signature of a career...

 

AmeriCorps doubling number of volunteers in special Minnesota unit helping people to cope with COVID-19 fallout

From food shelves to schools, Minnesota organizations on the front lines of the pandemic will receive reinforcements this summer from a special AmeriCorps program that plans to double its volunteers. One year into the pandemic, ServeMinnesota - the service commission that administers AmeriCorps state programs - is expanding the...

 

'A monumental achievement for the Red Lake Nation': RLNC accredited after 10-year process

RED LAKE -- Red Lake Nation College has been officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an achievement that came after 10 years of effort. At the end of last month, RLNC was granted initial accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of...

 

More smokers qualify for free, annual lung cancer screenings

More Americans now qualify for yearly scans to detect lung cancer, according to guidelines released Tuesday that may help more Black smokers and women get screened. Lung cancer is the nation's top cancer killer, causing more than 135,000 deaths each year. Smoking is the chief cause and quitting the best protection. Usually,...

 

$1.9T Biden relief package a bet government can help cure US

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden wants America to know that he's from the government and he's here to help. That sentiment became a well-worn punchline under Ronald Reagan and shaped the politics of both parties for four decades. Democrat Bill Clinton declared the era of big government over in the 1990s, Barack Obama largely...

 

CDC Releases Guidelines for People Vaccinated Against Covid-19

On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its first guidelines for people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. To keep unvaccinated individuals safe, the guidelines still recommend vaccinated people to practice social distancing and mask wearing in public, avoid large group gatherings and refrain from travel. But for the first time, the...

 
 Events   

COVID Vaccine Walk-In - Northwest Indian Community Development Center in Bemidji

COVID Vaccine Walk-In - Northwest Indian Community Development Center in Bemidji Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 1 PM - 7 PM - Transportation available...

 

FDLTCC TO HOST NATIONAL DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL

CLOQUET, MN—Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, in partnership with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), are proud to announce THUNDER inDIGIfest 2021, a digital multimedia festival to be held March 26-28, 2021. THUNDER inDIGIfest 2021 is a three-day virtual festival featuring original multimedia productions in photography, audio, animation, and...

 

Interior to Hold Tribal Consultation Sessions with Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, Navajo, Southern Plains, Southwest, and Western Tribes

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior will hold via teleconference two of four tribal consultation sessions with leaders from federally recognized American Indian tribal nations in the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ (BIA) Eastern, Eastern Oklahoma, Navajo, Southern Plains, Southwest, and Western Regions on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The sessions honor and seek to...

 

MnDOT seeks applicants for Minnesota Rail Service Improvement Program grant funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Railroads, rail users, cities and counties can apply for grant funding to improve freight rail service that supports economic development through the 2021 Minnesota Rail Service Improvement Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today. Applications are due March 31. The $4 million in general obligation bonds were approved during the...

 

President Biden, please stop Enbridge Line 3

Another egregious betrayal of Indigenous people's rights and a cynical betrayal of the U.S. legal process are currently taking place in northern Minnesota over Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline out of Alberta, Canada. The line will carry what's known as tar sands oil - the dirtiest, most polluting and most...

 
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Adding Essential Workers to Those Offered COVID-19 Vaccine

Starting March 10th, 2021 the state of Minnesota is expanding the eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine to additional groups. These groups include individuals with certain underlying medical conditions, people age 50 and older that live in multi-generational housing, and essential frontline workers. Beltrami County Public Health will be focusing our efforts on essential workers in...

 

Water levels now receded on Highway 92 north of Zerkel March 9

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (9:45 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has now removed signage on Highway 92 just north of Zerkel and south of Bagley due to water over the road. The water levels have now receded. Check www.511mn.org before traveling for information on road conditions, closures and detour routes. For additional updates, ‘like’ MnDOT at...

 

Obahshiing Fishing Tournament 2021 - P2

Obahshiing Fishing Tournament 2021 Pre-registered: 512 Attended: 396 Fish weigh in Walleye: 101 Northern: 2 Eelpout: 1 Youth 17 & Under Walleye: 1st $150.00 Marty Black 2nd $100.00 River Kingbird 3rd $50.00 Benny Hart Youth 17 & Under Other Species: No weigh in's Adult Walleye: 1st $300.00 Sheldon Perkins 2nd $200.00...

 

Kelanna McClain hits 1000th career point in Lady Warriors 85-67 win over Kelliher-Northome - P6

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. Th...

 

Red Lake's Junior Varsity struggles on offense in their 67-46 loss to Mustang's JV - P6

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. Th...

 

Warriors snap 3-game losing streak to beat Kelliher-Northome 111-71 - P7

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...

 

Red Lake's JV outlast Mustang's JV 67-64 in game that went right down to the wire - P7

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...

 

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