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Variants make Minnesota new COVID-19 epicenter

viral variant has become a dominant source of COVID-19 in Minnesota, causing as many as 65% of new infections and driving the state's case and hospitalization rates to some of the highest in the U.S. A sampling of patients infected with the corona­virus that causes COVID-19 has identified 943 with the B.1.1.7 variant, which...

 

Virus surge in Michigan is a 'gut punch' to hopes of pandemic's end

DETROIT - In a rural stretch of Michigan along the shore of Lake Huron, coronavirus outbreaks are ripping through churches, schools and restaurants where the virus has infected line cooks and waitresses. For more than a week, ambulances have taken several hourlong trips each day to rush severely ill coronavirus patients to...

 

Japan PM to hold talks with Biden in US visit on April 16

TOKYO - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will visit Washington for talks with President Joe Biden on April 16, the government said Friday. The trip had previously been announced, but not the exact date. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters that Suga will be the first foreign leader to meet Biden in person...

 

Pelosi: Remove Rep. Gaetz from committee if claims are true

WASHINGTON - Rep. Matt Gaetz, facing accusations of a sexual relationship with an underage girl, should at a minimum be removed from the House Judiciary Committee if the claims are true, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. Pelosi, D-Calif., also said the House Ethics Committee should consider the allegations against the...

 
 By Alex Chhith    News    April 2, 2021

Fire warning issued for northwest Minnesota due to dry weather and high winds

A red flag warning has been issued in northwest Minnesota for weather conditions that are ideal for wildfire. Strong winds and low humidity are forecast, according to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. The warning has been issued Thursday for Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Kittson, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman,...

 

Secretary Haaland Creates New Missing & Murdered Unit to Pursue Justice for Missing or Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

WASHINGTON – Today Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the formation of a new Missing & Murdered Unit (MMU) within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS) to provide leadership and direction for cross-departmental and interagency work involving missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. The MMU will help put the full...

 

Attorney General Ellison continues defense of student-loan borrowers

APRIL 1, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison took two actions in the last two days to defend borrowers of student loans, especially those who took out loans for for-profit schools that defrauded them or went defunct. Today, he sought relief from student debt held by Minnesotans who were defrauded by now-defunct ITT Technical Institute, while yesterday...

 

Attorney General Ellison fights sales of fake vaccination cards

April 1, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today called on internet platforms to act immediately to prevent people from selling fraudulent CDC vaccination cards on their platforms. He joined a bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys general in raising concerns about the public-health risks of these fake cards in a letter to the CEOs of Twitter, eBay,...

 

Governor Proclaims April Technology Workforce Month in Minnesota

St. Paul – Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed April 2021 Technology Month in Minnesota. It’s an opportunity to draw attention to our technology sector and workforce and its importance to Minnesota’s economy. While the importance of these jobs has been highlighted during the pandemic, technology workers have been in demand in Minnesota’s economy for a long time and repre...

 

Governor Walz Announces $2 Million COVID-19 Grant for Mental Health Support

[ST. PAUL, MN] — Governor Tim Walz today announced that the state has received a $2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support mental health care in Minnesota. The funding will be used for health care providers, first responders, and those with serious mental illness and...

 

MDH updates outing guidance for long-term care facilities ahead of holiday weekend

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has updated its guidance for one-day outings including for holidays, such as Easter, Passover, and other celebrations. MDH has made the change to reflect what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now allows according to its guidance, updated March 29, for nursing homes and long-term care facilities on infection prevention...

 

Sanford Bemidji offers new online COVID-19 vaccination appointment scheduling

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota recently added online scheduling for COVID-19 vaccinations. Anyone, whether or not they are a patient of Sanford Health, can make an appointment online through the Sanford Health website to get their COVID-19 vaccine. “With vaccinations opening up to anyone 16 years-old and older, many of whom work full time, have...

 

The Native American Agriculture Fund Announces 2021 Request for Applications

Fayetteville, AR- The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) announces its third annual Request for Applications. NAAF, the largest private charitable trust devoted to serving the interests of Native farmers and ranchers, continues to invest in Indian Country agriculture with this cycle of grant making. The General grant cycle opens today, April 1, 2021 and closes June 1,...

 

American Indian College Fund Honors Tribal College Students of the Year, Coca Cola Scholars, and Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year

Denver, Colo., April 1, 2020—The American Indian College Fund will honor 35 Tribal College and University Students of the Year, 36 Coca Cola First Generation Scholars, and its 2020-21 Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year at a virtual ceremony April 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. M.D.T. Honorees and their guests can register...

 

Youth who 'aged out' of foster care urged to return

The search is on for youth who left foster care because they no longer qualified for benefits when they turned 18 – or when they turned 21, if they were under extended foster care. New federal funding combined with temporary changes to eligibility requirements may allow them to continue getting financial assistance during the pandemic. Federal changes to foster youth eligibil...

 

INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS (IAIA) ANNOUNCES 2021 GEORGE R.R. MARTIN LITERARY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR IAIA CINEMATIC ARTS & TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS

SANTA FE, N.M. - April 1, 2021 - George R.R. Martin -- novelist, screenwriter, television producer, and the author of the series of epic fantasy novels A Song of Ice and Fire, (which was adapted into the television series Game of Thrones) -- through his Literary Foundation, has funded one $15,000 scholarship and two $5,000...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Section 8A with 91-67 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears - P10

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Clearbrook Gonvick on Friday, March 19, 2021, and although the Bears had some scoring runs, once the Lady Warriors got going, it was hard for them to gain any ground. Red Lake led at the half 37-23 and didn't let up, as they racked up 54-44 in the second, to take the win 01-67...

 

Warriors advance in first round of Section 8A Tournament with 60-45 win over Fosston - P11

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors hosted E#6 Fosston Greyhounds on Thursday, March 18, 2021, drew first blood, and hung on to their lead right up to the end. Red Lake led 28-22 at the half and went on to win 60-45, although at one point in the second half Fosston came to within 5-points. Aaron Chaboyea and Gerald Kingbird...

 

Nevis Lady Tigers upset Lady Warriors 71-64 in Red Lake as regular season ends - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The Lady Warriors, coming off their loss to Badger-Greenbush-Middle River, 66-61, on Friday night, hosted Nevis on Saturday night and played solid until the last five minutes of the game. Playing pretty much even throughout the match with with several lead changes by both teams, Nevis took a 10-point lead with a...

 

Delwyn Holthusen Jr. hits 2000th career point in Warriors 103-64 win over WHA - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors, coming off their overtime loss to Cass Lake on Thursday, 68-65, had no trouble taking care of business on Saturday, March 13, 2021, as they took a 58-24 halftime lead and cruised to the 103-64 win. Delwyn Holthusen led Red Lake with 24 points and also scored his 2000th career point, Aaron...

 

Lady Warriors stumble in 66-61 loss to Badger-Greenbush-Middle River - P15

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors faced one of the top teams in Section 8A on Friday, March 12, 2021, Badger-Greenbush-Middle River, and were unable to pull out a win at home, as they lost 66-61 in a game that saw several lead changes throughout. At the half BGMR had a one-point lead, 29-28. Last year Red Lake defeated...

 

Lady Warriors clinch Northwoods Conference-North Championship with 70-45 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P16

RED LAKE, MN - Once the Lady Warriors got going in the first half of their game against Clearbrook-Gonvick on Thursday, March 11, 2021, they pretty much controlled the rest of the game on both offense and defense. Red Lake outscored the Bears 38-16 in the first half and cruised to their 70-45 win, and it also clinched the Northw...

 

Red Lake Girls JV winners over the Bears 55-48, after trailing 23-19 in the first half - P16

RED LAKE, MN - Once the Lady Warriors got going in the first half of their game against Clearbrook-Gonvick on Thursday, March 11, 2021, they pretty much controlled the rest of the game on both offense and defense. Red Lake outscored the Bears 38-16 in the first half and cruised to their 70-45 win, and it also clinched the Northw...

 

Kelanna McClain hits 1000th career point in Lady Warriors 85-67 win over Kelliher-Northome - P23

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 - P24

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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