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Bemidji Pioneer: Red Lake votes to remove pipelines

RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous vote came two months after the council agreed to rescind a resolution accepting a land swap agreement with the Canadian energy company. That Jan. 9 vote paved the way for Tuesday’s action,...

 

Sen. Tina Smith Introduces Bill to Help Tribal Communities Address Opioid Epidemic

Senator Pushes for Resources to Help People Struggling with Addiction, Mental Health Conditions, Other Behavioral Health Crises in Indian Country Ahead of a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing today on the opioid crisis in Indian Country, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith introduced a bill to help tribal communities in...

 

Finding Little Help From the Federal Government, Tribes Are Making Their Own Ways to Fight Trafficking

At a January conference, Minnesota tribal police made it clear they are not waiting for permission from the federal government to move forward in protecting their members. They are not alone. Frustrated with the slow response of federal, state, and county law enforcement agencies to the devastating toll of sex...

 

Chicago GOP plans to sue CPS over planned school walk outs; Some local districts have different take on school day protests

While some local school districts have taken positions against students participating in a planned national student walkout tomorrow to protest the Parkland, Fla. shooting and push for additional gun laws, the same cannot be said for the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. And because of a pro-active stance being...

 

One of the city's oldest charter schools is so broke that it can't make payroll

The finances of one of the first charter schools in the nation’s capital have grown so dire that its survival is threatened and its ability to pay teachers in doubt, a financial analysis shows. Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School — founded in 1998 soon after charter schools were...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: 'A different world': Actress, environmental activist Tantoo Cardinal talks tar sands in Red Lake

BEMIDJI -- Before Tantoo Cardinal left her childhood home near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, to attend high school, she spent her time taking in the nature around her. “I could walk in the bush behind my grandmother and know that there's a whole world out there that's connected to sound and the wind and...

 

Mark Dayton stresses legacy, work he has left to do in his final State of the State address

Nearing the end of his term as Minnesota governor, Mark Dayton is eyeing his legacy, rather than ambitious new policy initiatives. In his eighth and final State of the State address, delivered to a joint session of the House and Senate on Wednesday night, the Democratic governor emphasized principles he’s said have...

 

Thousands of Twin Cities students walk out for 17-minute gun violence protest

At least 7,500 students in the east metro walked out of classes for 17 minutes Wednesday morning to advocate for gun control and to honor the 17 victims of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., exactly one month before. Across the country, the protests took place at schools from the elementary level through college,...

 

Kirk Cousins arrives in Twin Cities with deal to join Vikings already 'done'

There wasn’t much suspense when Kirk Cousins arrived Wednesday night for a visit to the Twin Cities. A source had said Wednesday morning about the free agent quarterback joining the Vikings, “It’s done.” https://www.twincities.com/2018/03/14/kirk-cousins-arrives-in-twin-cities-with-deal-to-j...

 

Spike in cellphone scam predicted; mobile carriers push safety measures

Consumer advocates expect a spike in cellphone “port” scams now that the consumer fraud has been reported in the Twin Cities. T-Mobile sent out a text alert to their customers in January and February, informing them about the scam and encouraging people to add a port validation feature if they haven’t done so...

 

Alaska Airlines co-pilot alleges captain drugged, raped her during MSP layover

On an evening last June, Alaska Airlines co-pilot Betty Pina had a glass of wine. Then came a second glass, brought to her by the captain she was paired with for a three-day assignment. The next thing Pina remembers is finding herself in a vomit-soaked bed, naked from the waist down, she alleged in a lawsuit filed...

 

Vikings trade for Broncos QB Trevor Siemian to back up Kirk Cousins

It didn’t take long for the Vikings to find a backup quarterback. Minnesota on Wednesday traded with Denver for Trevor Siemian to back up Kirk Cousins. Cousins has agreed to join the Vikings as a free agent and will sign a three-year, $84 million deal on Thursday. https://www.twincities.com/2018/0...

 

'Put the phone down and drive' bill could pass this year

This year could be the year that Minnesota outlaws handling your cellphone while driving. A bipartisan proposal to mandate “hands-free” use of cellphones for drivers passed a hurdle Tuesday at the state Capitol, when the House public safety committee approved it in a voice vote without objection....

 

Two pressing issues Dayton mentioned in his State of the State, and two he didn't touch

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s final State of the State address Wednesday evening was a mix of history and present. There’s plenty of time for history to define his legacy. In the meantime, there are pressing matters that he and state lawmakers will have to grapple with, or avoid. https://www.twin...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Cass Lake girl died of hypothermia

CASS LAKE -- A 14-year-old girl found dead in Cass Lake on Jan. 12 died of hypothermia due to cold exposure, according to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. Monica Rose Salas-Raisch was not publicly identified by authorities at the time of her death. The Pioneer discovered her identity through an obituary....

 

Jason Lewis Brown

Jason Lewis Brown May 12, 1979 - March 12, 2018 Jason Lewis Brown, 38, Cass Lake, Minn., died Monday, March 12, in Hennepin County Medical Center. A wake will begin at 2 p.m. today, March 15, and will continue until the funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at the...

 

Lady Warriors season ends as they lose 8A Championship Game to Stephen-Argyle 56-49 - P7

From KKCQ Sports Section 8A Championship (at Thief River Falls) – Red Lake 49 vs. Stephen-Argyle 56 THIEF RIVER FALLS - The Stephen-Argyle Storm hit some clutch free throws in the last ninety seconds of the game to win the Section 8A championship Friday night in...

 

Lady Warriors season ends as they lose 8A Championship Game to Stephen-Argyle 56-49 - P8

From KKCQ Sports Section 8A Championship (at Thief River Falls) – Red Lake 49 vs. Stephen-Argyle 56 THIEF RIVER FALLS - The Stephen-Argyle Storm hit some clutch free throws in the last ninety seconds of the game to win the Section 8A championship Friday night in...

 

Warriors season comes to an end with 84-63 loss to Cass Lake in Section 8A East - P7

East Sub-Section 8A Semifinals (at TRF) – Red Lake 63 vs. Cass Lake-Bena 84 Red Lake: (13-14) 31 turnovers 12-18 at the free throw line Delwyn Holthusen III 22 points/10 rebounds David Smith 11 points/7 rebounds Kendall Whitefeather 9 points Cole Cobenais 9 points...

 

Warriors season comes to an end with 84-63 loss to Cass Lake in Section 8A East - P8

East Sub-Section 8A Semifinals (at TRF) – Red Lake 63 vs. Cass Lake-Bena 84 Red Lake: (13-14) 31 turnovers 12-18 at the free throw line Delwyn Holthusen III 22 points/10 rebounds David Smith 11 points/7 rebounds Kendall Whitefeather 9 points Cole Cobenais 9 points...

 

Defending 8A Champions Red Lake Warriors advance in Section 8A Tournament with 100-76 win over Blackduck - P9

RED LAKE - The defending 8A Champions Red Lake Warriors, for the last 4 years, advance in the Section 8A Tournament with their 100-76 win over Blackduck on Thursday night. They will play Cass Lake on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM at the REA in Thief River Falls....

 

Defending 8A Champions Red Lake Warriors advance in Section 8A Tournament with 100-76 win over Blackduck - P10

RED LAKE - The defending 8A Champions Red Lake Warriors, for the last 4 years, advance in the Section 8A Tournament with their 100-76 win over Blackduck on Thursday night. They will play Cass Lake on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:30 PM at the REA in Thief River Falls....

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A Championship with commanding 83-49 win over Win-E-Mac - P13

Thief River Falls - The Red Lake Lady Warriors captured the Section 8A East Championship title for the second year in a row at the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, defeating Win-E-Mac 83-49. They will play for the Section 8A Championship and a chance to...

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A Championship with commanding 83-49 win over Win-E-Mac - P14

Thief River Falls - The Red Lake Lady Warriors captured the Section 8A East Championship title for the second year in a row at the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, defeating Win-E-Mac 83-49. They will play for the Section 8A Championship and a chance to...

 

Lady Warriors advance to 8A East Sub-Sectioin Championship with 83-54 win over Fosston - P17

THIEF RIVER FALLS - The Red Lake Lady Warriors took on the Fosston Greyhounds at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The two teams had met early in the season at the Sandford Center on December 1, 2017, with Red Lake winning...

 

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