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Articles from the April 3, 2018 edition

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 By David Manuel    News    April 3, 2018

Red Lake Local Foods Initiative/Gitigaanike: 2018 Iskigamiziganing (Sugar Bush Camp)

The Sugarbush is a seasonal activity the Anishinaabeg have done since long before anyone of us can remember. Legends tell us that it is embedded in our collective cultural psyche, that Nanaboozhoo received the teachings of how to identify the maple, tap, collect and boil the sap and make sugar from Missabe, or the giant. He in...

 

Darrell Seki Sr. seeks re-election as Red Lake Tribal Chairman

I, Chairman Darrell G. Seki, Sr. of the Red Lake Nation, am announcing that I am seeking re-election. I am humbly asking for support of our tribal members for another four (4) year term. Four (4) years ago when I became Chairman, the Red Lake Nation had loans for the Red Lake Gaming, Inc. for the following projects: New Warroad...

 

Will winter never end? Up to 9 inches likely by Tuesday, with cold through the weekend

Twin Cities residents would be forgiven today for cursing Ma Nature — like Minnesotans, of course: “Aw, the heck with you” — as winter acted like it would never, ever, EVER end. It snowed for much of Monday — beginning in the early afternoon, and continuing off and on into the evening. https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/01/no-joke-nine-more-inches-...

 

'Miraculous': Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the city’s toxic and mazelike underground sewer system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other children on wooden planks over an access portal to the sewer system during a family outing Sunday...

 

In case you missed the 'condom-snorting challenge' - and didn't know it's a bad idea

Imagine uncoiling a condom and stuffing it up one side of your nose, then plugging the other nostril and inhaling until the long piece of latex slides into your throat. Then what? You reach back and pull it from your mouth. Why would someone do that? https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/02/in-case-you-missed-the-condom-snorting-challenge-and-didnt-know-its-a-b...

 

Drunken driving suspected in wrong-way Duluth crash that killed 3

DULUTH, Minn. — Two adults and a 2-year-old child died and three others were injured in an early Monday collision involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 35 in Duluth. Authorities suspect alcohol was a factor in the crash. A 1997 Toyota 4Runner, driven by Duluth resident Aaron David Dame, 23, was heading north on southbound I-35 near 40th Avenue West when it struck a 2001...

 

City Council Member Dai Thao pleads 'not guilty' to three charges

Facing allegations he entered a voting booth to help an elderly Hmong resident vote for him, St. Paul City Council Member Dai Thao formally entered a plea of not guilty Monday to the three charges against him. Thao, who ran for mayor in November, was represented by attorney Joe Dixon at the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center in downtown St. Paul. https://w...

 

Polaris to pay $27M penalty for not immediately reporting RZR and Ranger defects

Polaris will pay a $27.3 million settlement to the Consumer Product Safety Commission over problems with its RZR and Ranger recreational off-road vehicles catching fire. The deal settles charges that the Medina-based company didn’t immediately report defects that could “create a substantial product hazard.” https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/02/polaris...

 

Police calls involving mental health have doubled. St. Paul now devotes a unit to them

“There’s a man with a gun trying to hurt me!” a terrified St. Paul man told a 911 operator. Officers rushed to his residence, but they found no sign of a gunman. After the 54-year-old man dialed 911 on a few other days, reporting the same scenario, Sgt. Jamie Sipes responded to one of the calls. Sipes coordinates the police department’s new mental health unit....

 

MN lawmakers consider a constitutional amendment question on transportation funding. Here are arguments for and against

The Minnesota Legislature is considering a proposal that would let voters decide to dedicate sales tax revenue collected on vehicle parts and repairs to fund state roads and bridges. A bill sponsored by Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, would put the question to voters as a constitutional amendment in the upcoming general election. https://www.twincities.com/...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Body found after deadly fire in Cass Lake

CASS LAKE -- A man died Friday in Cass Lake residential fire, according to a release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a report of a structure fire at 11:14 p.m. in the area of Second Street East in Cass Lake. Officers and the Cass Lake Fire Department found the home engulfed in flames. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/new...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Man, 23, dies in residential fire on Fond du Lac Reservation

CLOQUET, Minn. -- A 23-year-old man died in an early morning fire in Cloquet over the weekend.. The Cloquet Police Department identified Preston Jerald Alaspa of Cloquet as the victim in a fire on the Fond du Lac Reservation. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/fires/4426040-man-23-dies-residential-fire-fond-du-lac-reservation...

 

Susan Jean Peterson

Susan Jean Peterson April 24th, 1966 - Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Service Information Division of Indian Works April 2nd, 2018 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Susan Jean Peterson, age 51, of St. Paul, MN journeyed to the Spirit World on March 28, 2018 at her residence. She was born on April 24, 1966 in Sioux Falls, SD the daughter of...

 
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Lady Warriors season ends as they lose 8A Championship Game to Stephen-Argyle 56-49 - P33

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 Thief River Falls. A paid attendance of 1,644 enjoyed an...

 

Lady Warriors season ends as they lose 8A Championship Game to Stephen-Argyle 56-49 - P34

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 Thief River Falls. A paid attendance of 1,644 enjoyed an...

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A Championship with commanding 83-49 win over Win-E-Mac - P39

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 return to the state tournament next week against #1 of the W...

 

Lady Warriors advance to Section 8A Championship with commanding 83-49 win over Win-E-Mac - P40

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 return to the state tournament next week against #1 of the W...

 

Lady Warriors advance to 8A East Sub-Sectioin Championship with 83-54 win over Fosston - P43

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 81-41. The Lady Warriors scored 4 points and gave the Greyhounds...

 

Lady Warriors advance to 8A East Sub-Sectioin Championship with 83-54 win over Fosston - P44

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 81-41. The Lady Warriors scored 4 points and gave the Greyhounds...

 

Red Lake Warriors end regular season with 58-44 loss to Nevis - P27

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors (12-13) hosted the Nevis Tigers (21-5) on Friday, March 2, 2018. The last time they had played, Nevis won 91-63 at Nevis. Both teams came out and the lead changed several times, until Nevis, with the height advantage, took control and led 38-23 at the half. Red Lake kept edging closer in the...

 

Red Lake Warriors end regular season with 58-44 loss to Nevis - P28

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors (12-13) hosted the Nevis Tigers (21-5) on Friday, March 2, 2018. The last time they had played, Nevis won 91-63 at Nevis. Both teams came out and the lead changed several times, until Nevis, with the height advantage, took control and led 38-23 at the half. Red Lake kept edging closer in the...

 

Interior Secretary Zinke Reassigned Native American Employees After Conveniently Shrugging Off Diversity

Native American senior officials of the Interior Department were disproportionately reassigned under Interior Secretary Zinke, according to a review by Talking Points Memo. Less than 10 percent of the Interior’s employees are Native American, but made up nearly one third of the employees caught up in reassignment shuffle last summer. The news comes less than a week after...

 

Zinke's Interior Department reassignments disproportionately targeted Native Americans and women

Newly released government documents show that the reassignment of top staffers last summer by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke disproportionately targeted Native Americans and women. Half of the 33 individuals reassigned in July 2017 are women. And nearly a third are Native American. A few other individuals also reassigned are black and Latino. https://thinkpro...

 

New Washington law aims to help find missing Native American women

Carolyn Deford wasn’t too worried when she first got a call saying her mother didn’t show up to meet a friend. Her mother, Leona LeClair Kinsey, a member of the Puyallup Tribe, was fiercely independent, Deford said, and it seemed likely she had just gone off on her own for a day or two. http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/apr/02/law-aims-to-help-find-m...

 

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