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Articles from the March 19, 2024 edition


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  • The SAT is coming back at some colleges. It's stressing everyone out.

    Mar 19, 2024

    A California mother drove 80 miles this month to find an SAT testing center with an open seat where her high school junior could take the exam. During college tours this spring, a teen recalled hearing some would-be applicants groan when admissions staffers announced they could not guarantee test-optional policies would continue. And across the country, college counselors are fielding questions from teenagers alarmed, encouraged or simply confused by what seems like the return of the...

  • Trump unable to finance an appeal bond for at least $450 million, lawyers say

    Mar 19, 2024

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump has failed to finance an appeal bond for more than $450 million to cover a judgment in the New York attorney general's business fraud case against him and is seeking a reprieve from an appellate court to keep the state from seizing assets, according to a court filing by his attorneys on Monday. Cut through the 2024 election noise. Get The Campaign Moment newsletter. The former president's lawyers said in the filing that Trump and the Trump Organization, the real estate, h...

  • Israeli forces raid Gaza City hospital; U.S. confirms death of top Hamas leader

    Mar 19, 2024

    JERUSALEM - Israel's army said Monday it had killed a Hamas official inside Gaza City's al-Shifa medical complex, an operation that unfolded as experts warned that the northern part of the enclave may already be in the grip of famine. The White House, meanwhile, confirmed that Marwan Issa, the deputy commander of Hamas's military wing, was killed in an Israeli strike earlier this month in central Gaza. The highest-ranking militant commander to be killed in more than five months of war, Issa was...

  • Refusing emergency contraception is sex discrimination, Minnesota Appeals Court says

    Mar 19, 2024

    A pharmacist in Aitkin County engaged in sex discrimination when he refused to fill a woman's prescription for emergency contraception because of his personal beliefs, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday. It's believed to be the first time a U.S. court found it was sex discrimination to refuse to fill a prescription for emergency contraception. Jess Braverman, legal director for Gender Justice, one of the groups that worked on the lawsuit, said the ruling could have national...

  • St. Cloud man pleads guilty to raping girl in high school bathroom

    Mar 19, 2024

    ST. CLOUD - A 22-year-old St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to raping a girl at knifepoint inside a St. Cloud high school in 2019, canceling the four-day jury trial that was slated to start Monday. Robert S. Epps Jr. was charged in 2021 with one felony count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for the assault. He initially pleaded not guilty but amended his plea Friday as part of a deal that ensures Epps sees prison time in exchange for dismissing other assault-related cases going through the judicial process. According to court documents,...

  • Man faces term topping 37 years for fatal shooting near Lake Street gas station

    Mar 19, 2024

    A Brooklyn Park man is facing decades in prison after admitting Monday to fatally shooting a 32-year-old man near an E. Lake Street gas station in south Minneapolis more than 2½ years ago. Deandre S. Freeman, 37, pleaded guilty in Hennepin County District Court to second-degree intentional murder in connection with the shooting of Paris T. Love, of Minneapolis, who was shot near the Stop N Shop in the 1700 block of E. Lake Street. The plea agreement calls for a first-degree murder count to be dropped, which spares Freeman a life sentence....

  • Report says famine is 'imminent' in northern Gaza as Israel launches another raid on main hospital

    Mar 19, 2024

    RAFAH, Gaza Strip - Famine is "imminent'' in northern Gaza, where 70% of people are experiencing catastrophic hunger, according to a report issued Monday that warned escalation of the war could push half of Gaza's total population to the brink of starvation. The report, by the international community's authority on determining the severity of hunger crises, came as Israel faces mounting pressure from even its closest allies to streamline the entry of aid into the Gaza Strip and to open more...

  • Gov. Tim Walz wants $16 million for ambulance services in greater Minnesota

    Mar 19, 2024

    ST. PAUL - The Minnesota governor's office wants $16 million to help ailing ambulance services in the state, according to a proposal put forth by Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan on Monday, March 18. "Last year, we took historic steps to make Minnesota the best state in the nation for families. This year, we're focused on putting that work into action while maintaining a responsible, balanced budget," Walz said in a statement. "From rural ambulance services to water quality...

  • Trump can't post $464M bond in New York civil case, lawyers say

    Mar 19, 2024

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump told an appellate court here Monday that he can't obtain a bond for the full amount of the civil fraud judgment against him - more than $450 million, including interest - raising the possibility that the state attorney general's office could begin to seize his assets unless the court agrees to halt the judgment while the former president appeals the verdict. Trump's lawyers said in a court filing that "ongoing diligent efforts have proven that a bond in the judgment's...

  • Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to open first LaunchPad Golf location in United States

    Mar 19, 2024

    Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) today announced it has partnered with LaunchPad Golf to open the company's first location in the United States. The new facility will be next to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake. The two-story, 25,000-square-foot facility will include a 160,000-square-foot driving range with award-winning technology, 40 heated golf suites, two bars and a full-service restaurant. The facility will be able to serve more than 500 people. Cons...

  • White Earth Reservation Business Committee Announces Vision to Safeguard White Earth State Forest Land

    Mar 19, 2024

    White Earth, Minn. - The White Reservation Business Committee released a comprehensive plan titled "Protect, Preserve, and Expand Enjoyment for All" outlining the Tribe's vision for the responsible and sustainable usage of the White Earth State Forest Lands. This vision comes in anticipation of pending legislation that, if approved, would return land ownership to the Tribe. Key elements of the plan include: • Healing and Justice through the restoration of ownership. • Preserve all remaining lan...

  • MDA Awards $150,000 to Combat Noxious Weeds

    Mar 19, 2024

    St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has announced the recipients of its 2024 Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Grant. Eleven projects totaling $150,000 were awarded though the grant. The money awarded to cities, counties, townships, conservation districts, and tribal nations will be used to purchase equipment and supplies, conduct mapping and outreach activities, and hire private applicators to manage noxious weeds. Noxious weeds are plants that have the potential or are known to be harmful to human or animal health, the e...

  • Award Winning Film on Red Lake Nation High School Football Team Goes to Palm Springs

    Native News|Mar 19, 2024

    Through the Storm, an award-winning short documentary about the Red Lake Nation high school football team, will be screened on March 21 at the prestigious AmDocs Film Festival in Palm Springs. Directed by Diné filmmaker Fritz Bitsoi, the 23-minute documentary follows the 2023 season of the Red Lake Nation (Ojibwe) high school football team, and depicts their struggles and triumphs within a community where football is more than just a game. Through the Storm emphasizes the team's resilience and b...

  • Red Lake Day at the Capitol 2024

    Barb Beaulieu|Mar 19, 2024

    Sharing some pictures from Red Lake Day at the Capitol. The Red Lake Delegation discussed many issues with the Governor and the Legislators but the main and most important topic was getting Upper Red Lake back...

  • Tribal Homes in Minnesotta Get $1.4M for Clean Electricity

    Mar 19, 2024

    Three tribes in Minnesota are getting a $1.4 million federal injection to provide clean electricity to tribal homes. The funding was announced last week by U.S. Democratic Senators Tina Smith, a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, and Amy Klobuchar. The grants allocated to the Bois Forte Band, Prairie Island Indian Community, and Red Lake Nation will amount to $295,000, $500,000, and $600,000, respectively. Beyond financial assistance, the Tribal Electrification Program also provides...

  • Native liver disease and transplants

    Mar 19, 2024

    The disparity between Native American liver disease and transplants If the rates were equal among races, at least a thousand more Native Americans would have received life-saving liver transplants over a four-year period. An investigation by the Washington Post and the Markup shows Native Americans have the highest rate of death from liver disease, but the lowest representation on the waitlist for transplants. Join Native America Calling discuss the discrepancies and what’s being done to connect Native Americans with transplants. h...

  • Request for Proposal (RFP): Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solution for Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

    Mar 19, 2024

    1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified vendors for the implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that meets the specific needs of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. This document outlines the background information of the Band, the specific user requirements for the ERP system, and the criteria for vendor selection. 1.2 Background The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is a federally recognized Indian tribe located in north-central...

  • Fertile-Beltrami shuts down Red Lake in Section 8A Championship game 92-67 at the REA in Thief River Falls - P3

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 2024

    Fertile-Beltrami shuts down Red Lake in Section 8A Championship game 92-67 at the REA in Thief River Falls Fertile-Beltrami advances to represent Section 8A in the State Tournament this week FERTILE-BELTRAMI IMPRESSIVE AS THEY BEAT RED LAKE IN SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP By KROX Radio The Fertile-Beltrami Falcons played an outstanding all-around game to build a big lead to defeat the Red Lake Warriors in the Section 8A Boys Basketball Championship game, 92-67, on Friday at the Ralph Englestad Arena in...

  • Fertile-Beltrami shuts down Red Lake in Section 8A Championship game 92-67 at the REA in Thief River Falls - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 2024

    Fertile-Beltrami shuts down Red Lake in Section 8A Championship game 92-67 at the REA in Thief River Falls Fertile-Beltrami advances to represent Section 8A in the State Tournament this week FERTILE-BELTRAMI IMPRESSIVE AS THEY BEAT RED LAKE IN SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP By KROX Radio The Fertile-Beltrami Falcons played an outstanding all-around game to build a big lead to defeat the Red Lake Warriors in the Section 8A Boys Basketball Championship game, 92-67, on Friday at the Ralph Englestad Arena in...

  • Warriors 8A Sub-Section Champions with thrilling 84-79 come-from-behind win over Mahnomen at REA in Thief River Falls - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports: Your 8A East Subsection Champions, Red Lake Warriors. What a game. Shout-out to the fans for bringing the energy to fuel the epic comeback. And a huge shout-out to our opponent; the Thunderbirds brought their A-game and played their hearts out, leaving it all on the court. See also: Red Lake comes back from 17 down to claim Section 8A East championship https://www.bemidjipioneer.com/sports/prep/red-lake-comes-back-from-17-down-to-claim-section-8a-east-championship Watch...

  • Warriors move on in Section 8A with 96-88 upset win over Win-E-Mac - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 2024

    Warriors move on in Section 8A with 96-88 upset win over Win-E-Mac Will play Mahnomen/Waubunat 7:45 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls Red Lake Youth Sports: Red Lake Warriors get the big win and advance to the east subsection championship game Wednesday against the Mahnomen/Waubun Thunderbirds at 7:45 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. Shoutout to all the fans who showed up and packed the Ralph. Shoutout to the team, especially our...

  • Warriors advance in Section 8A Tournament with 105-88 win over Bagley - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 2024

    Red Lake Youth Sports: Ogichidaag (Red Lake Warriors) get the victory (against the Bagley Flyers) to advance to the Ralph (Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls) this Saturday for a rematch against Win-E-Mac at 5:15 PM. Shoutout to all the fans who packed the stands, and cheered on the team. Gerald Kingbird, Jr. moved into the #3 spot on the (Red Lake) boys all time scoring list tonight with his 29 point performance....

  • Kingbird scores 2000th career point in Red Lake's 115-89 win over Kelliher-Northome on Friday night - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 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 - P15

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 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 - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Mar 19, 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...

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