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 By Michael Barrett    News    March 28, 2016

Seki delivers 2016 State of the Band Address

Chairman Darrell Seki's State of the Band Address We have a strategic plan. For the first time since we started talking about it nearly twenty years ago, we have our first strategic plan. From strategic planning we were able to identify some common themes. First, nearly every program indicated a desire to cut costs and improve...

 

Aaron White Memorial Tournament held in Red Lake

High School Boys Red Lake Warriors 1st Place Sota Boys 2nd Place Young Guns 3rd Place MVP Sonny Martin All Stars: Ira Spears, Jamie Cook, WIlly Woodfork, Nate Seeyle Jr, and Antonio Brown High School Girls Red Lake Lady Warriors 1st Place Dream Team 2nd Place Naytahwaush 3rd Place MVP Lexi Desjarlait All Stars: Angel McClain,...

 

Minneapolis North Polars end Red Lake's winning streak 82-61 at Target Center - P11

From KKCQ Sports Radio Class A State Semifinal – Red Lake 61 vs. Minneapolis North 82 The high flying Minneapolis North Polars will play for a State Championship on Saturday, following their 82-61 victory over Red Lake at Target Center in Minneapolis. The Polars will have a chance to win their 6th State Championship in school...

 

Minneapolis North Polars end Red Lake's winning streak 82-61 at Target Center - Set 2 - P11

From KKCQ Sports Radio Class A State Semifinal – Red Lake 61 vs. Minneapolis North 82 The high flying Minneapolis North Polars will play for a State Championship on Saturday, following their 82-61 victory over Red Lake at Target Center in Minneapolis. The Polars will have a chance to win their 6th State Championship in school...

 

Red Lake #5 upsets #4 Browerville/Eagle Valley 66-52 to advance in State Tournament - P11

From KKCQ Sports Class A State Quarterfinal – Red Lake 66 vs. Browerville/Eagle Valley 52 Fifth seed and seventh-ranked (MBN) Red Lake (27-4) pushed its winning streak to 15 games by knocking off fourth seed and fifth-ranked (MBN) Browerville/Eagle Valley (26-3) 66-62 on Thursday afternoon at Williams Arena in the 2016 MSHSL...

 

Red Lake #5 upsets #4 Browerville/Eagle Valley 66-52 to advance in State Tournament - Set 2 - P11

From KKCQ Sports Class A State Quarterfinal – Red Lake 66 vs. Browerville/Eagle Valley 52 Fifth seed and seventh-ranked (MBN) Red Lake (27-4) pushed its winning streak to 15 games by knocking off fourth seed and fifth-ranked (MBN) Browerville/Eagle Valley (26-3) 66-62 on Thursday afternoon at Williams Arena in the 2016 MSHSL...

 

Energized for the future: Seki says solar project, other plans will change tribe for better

RED LAKE—A future of clean energy, more jobs, expanded services is ahead for a stronger Red Lake Nation, Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki, Sr. said Friday during the annual State of the Band address. Speaking to a full crowd at Seven Clans Casino and to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians as a whole, Seki outlined some of the the tribe's major projects and broad initiatives...

 

Superintendent's Summary of the Red Lake School District #38, March Board Meeting

The Board met at the District Office on March 23, for its regular meeting. Superintendent Lundquist shared the following information relative to activities underway improve achievement, attendance and enrollment: • The superintendent received an email from an individual who happened to see our boys' basketball team play at...

 

Lake Mille Lacs walleye-based economy 'hurting'

ST. PAUL -- The walleye-based economy around Lake Mille Lacs is “hurting,” a county leader told lawmakers earlier this week as they discussed a $30 million financial aid proposal. “We’re hurting,” Mille Lacs County Commissioner David Oslin told a House committee Tuesday. “We’ve dropped over $26 million in property value.” Some resorts have seen occupancy drop...

 

BSU creates new transfer program

BEMIDJI -- Students at nearly a dozen Minnesota two-year colleges are eligible to pursue scholarships of up to $4,000 through BSU’s new Two-Year Transfer Scholarship program. Scholarships of $1,000 per semester, renewable for four semesters, are available to students who transfer from one of the eligible two-year colleges in Minnesota and major in one of 10 participating...

 

MnDOT conducts aerial photography in northern Minnesota

locations in northern Minnesota starting in April. This aerial survey process relies on clear observations, and must be conducted after the snow has melted and before the trees leaf out, a release said. To begin the process, crews place an “X” on the ground as a reference point for the aerial photographer. Work, depending on weather, will begin in April in the following...

 

Tapping the tradition of sap to sweet maple syrup

Maple syrup is among one of the oldest commodities produced in the United States. Northeastern Native Americans managed maple groves, tapped trees and gathered sap to make syrup when European explorers first arrived and there are many who carry on this long standing tradition to this day. Brett and Brenda Kent are probably best recognized in Park Rapids as beekeepers but they...

 

Red Lake sends off their Warriors to Minnesota State Tournament - P11

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Red Lake held a send-off for their Red Lake Warriors to the Minnesota State Tournament in Minneapolis....

 

#4 Fosston upsets. #2 Red Lake 53-35 for Section 8A East Championship - P12

From KKCQ Radio Sports Section 8A East Chamionship – #4 Fosston upsets. #2 Red Lake 53-35 Fosston will take a 17-game winning streak into the Section 8A Championship Friday night and an overall record of 23-6. Fosston shot 8-10 from the free throw line, had 27 rebounds, 24 turnovers Emily Curfman led the way with 18 points,...

 

Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze - P14

From KKCQ Sports Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze Make it three straight trips to the State Tournament for the Red Lake Warriors as they rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat the Northern Freeze Friday night for the Section 8A Championship. The Freeze...

 

Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze - Set 2 - P14

From KKCQ Sports Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze Make it three straight trips to the State Tournament for the Red Lake Warriors as they rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat the Northern Freeze Friday night for the Section 8A Championship. The Freeze...

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A East Championship with 59-48 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P14

From KKCQ Sports Section 8A East Semifinal – Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A East Championship with 59-48 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick Red Lake led by Alexis Desjarlait's 25 points, five rebounds Grace White 22 points, eight rebounds Angel McClain seven points As a team, Red Lake ended the game 15-21 from the free throw...

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A East Championship with 59-48 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - Set 2 - P14

From KKCQ Sports Section 8A East Semifinal – Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A East Championship with 59-48 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick Red Lake led by Alexis Desjarlait's 25 points, five rebounds Grace White 22 points, eight rebounds Angel McClain seven points As a team, Red Lake ended the game 15-21 from the free throw...

 

Lady Warriors advance in Sub-Section 8A with 87-37 win over Mahnomen - P15

From KKCQ Sports Section 8A East Quarterfinal – #1 Red Lake Lady Warriors takes down #7 Mahnomen 87-37 Red Lake took a quick 23-0 lead right off the bat before Mahnomen would score their first bucket with 11:30 remaining in the first half. Along with that, a mile stone reached for sophomore Alexis Desjarlait who scored her...

 

The Importance of Native American Tribes and Their Lands to Conservation Recognized with Nearly $5 Million in Wildlife Grants

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced nearly $5 million in Tribal Wildlife Grants to Native American and Alaska Native tribes in 16 states. The awards will support 29 fish and wildlife conservation projects that benefit a wide range of wildlife and habitat, including species of Native American cultural or traditional importance and species that are not hunted or...

 

Governments spend millions lobbying government

The lobbyist of the public imagination is decked out in Gucci shoes and a bespoke suit, arguing on behalf of a corporate behemoth or powerful labor union. But plenty of lobbyists work for slightly less glamorous clients: the cities, counties, school boards, watershed districts and other government entities that spend millions every year lobbying the Legislature. In other...

 

Burnsville custodian invents Watch-Dawg for school safety

It’s a scenario no one wants to imagine — an active shooter in the building, stressed children and panicky teachers hurrying to lock doors. A Burnsville custodian has come up with a device that he thinks can help schools caught in such a crisis. Mark Glende’s stretchy black device is an elastic piece with two bands on the end that can be fastened on both the inside and...

 

Sex offender hired to be Easter bunny at North Dakota mall is arrested

MINOT, N.D.–A sex offender who had been hired to serve as the Easter bunny at a Minot mall has been arrested. Police in Minot say 24-year-old Minot resident Daniel Sanderson has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation and has also been charged with failure to register as a sex offender. http://www.startribune.com/sex-offender-hire...

 

Indian Children's Law in Choctaw Foster Case Praised by Some, Criticized by Others

A California couple's fight to reunite with a 6-year-old foster child who was taken from their home last week because she is 1/64th Choctaw Native American has cast a spotlight on the Indian Child Welfare Act. The law has been long hailed as a protective tool for Native American communities by some and criticized as misinterpreted and misguided by others. ht...

 

Wyoming tribal members hope Nebraska ruling will help Riverton case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Nebraska town of mostly non-American Indian residents is part of the Omaha Indian Reservation – a decision that has tribal members in Wyoming’s Wind River Reservation optimistic for a similar outcome in a case involving Riverton. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing the case of Wyoming versus the U.S. Environmental...

 

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