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Articles from the April 4, 2018 edition

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Six arrested after Leech Lake bust

In March of 2018, the Leech Lake Tribal Police obtained information of illegal drug activity in close proximity to the Cass Lake Elementary School in the City of Cass Lake. In response to the information, the Tribal Police executed a search warrant on March 28, 2018. During the execution of the warrant, law enforcement located...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Red Lake man sentenced for 2017 assault

ST. PAUL—A Red Lake man who attacked a Red Lake Forestry Department employee was sentenced to six years and 10 months in federal prison Tuesday. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Richard James Smith, 27, assaulted the man in June of 2017. Smith was at his mother's house on the Red Lake reservation when he came up behind the employee and hit him in...

 

State faults Eagan assisted living facility after resident found dead

Debbie Singer walked up to her mother’s apartment at an Eagan senior living community to find multiple packages and two newspapers outside the door. Her mother’s bed and bathroom looked as if they hadn’t been used in days. Medication for the past two days had not been taken, and her mother was wearing the same clothing she’d been in two days earlier. June Alice...

 

Study: Minnesota least stressed state in nation (N.D. pretty mellow, too)

Feeling stressed? Well, if you live in Minnesota and North Dakota not so much. A study by a personal finance website reported Tuesday that Minnesota is the least stressed state in the nation, with North Dakota right behind it. https://www.twincities.com/2018/04/03/study-minnesota-least-stressed-state-in-nation-n-d-pretty-mellow-too/...

 

Why Minnesota is calling kids 'not proficient' when they skip the state math and reading tests

All but invisible in past years, the thousands of students who opt out of Minnesota’s standardized math and reading tests will be counted against their schools and districts under new state and federal laws. The state’s new plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will count every student who misses the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments as “not...

 

Charges: Western Wisconsin teen with AR-15 threatened to 'shoot kids'

SOMERSET, Wis. — A western Wisconsin teenager who carried an AR-15 rifle in his car raised concerns among co-workers after saying he was going “to shoot kids,” according to charges filed this week in St. Croix County Circuit Court. 040518-n-rt_-nicholascherrier_1St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said investigators found an unloaded AR-15 rifle Friday in Nicholas H....

 

Secret use of census info helped send Japanese Americans to internment camps in WWII

WASHINGTON — The Census Bureau plans to ask people if they are U.S. citizens in the 2020 count of the nation’s population, igniting fears that the information could be used to target those in the country illegally. Census officials said the question is being reinstated for the first time since 1950 to help enforce the Voting Rights Act and that there are safeguards in...

 

'Romance scammers' are posing online as Minnesota National Guard members

The Minnesota National Guard has assigned someone to monitor social media amid growing concern about scammers using soldiers’ identities on Facebook and other places. The U.S. Army receives hundreds of reports each month from people being victimized by criminals stealing a soldier’s identity, Minnesota Public Radio reported. https://www.twincities.com/20...

 

MDH seeks input on new electronic case management system for elder abuse complaints

Taking another step to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Minnesota’s elder care regulation, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today issued a formal request for information (RFI) seeking stakeholder feedback on specifications and functions of a new electronic case management system to replace the antiquated system currently in use in its Office of Health...

 
 Events   

MN Artists Training in Bemidji, hosted by Region 2 Arts Council

Mn Artists will visit Bemidji for a lively workshop and discussion on artists’ participation in digital communities. We will review how to best use Mn Artists’ online professional development tools, recommended for artists who want to improve their online presence and connect to more opportunities, communities, and conversations, both locally and regionally. Mn Artists is...

 

Sanford Health offers physician recruitment incentive

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Health is rewarding people who help recruit a new physician to a rural community with a $5,000 incentive payment. With 28,000 employees across nine states, Sanford Health is committed to providing care close to home through a system of hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities. Anyone who provides the Sanford Physician Recruitment Department...

 

Satellite Images Reveal 81 Pre-Hispanic Settlements in the Amazon

Historical accounts from the 18th century attest that the Upper Tapajós Basin was once densely populated with large villages connected by roads. Nevertheless, for many years, the prevailing theory among archaeologists was that pre-Hispanic settlements in the Amazon were clustered mainly around the fertile lands near the floodplains. Large swaths of the Amazon, particularly...

 
 By David Manuel    News    April 4, 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...

 

Lady Warriors season ends as they lose 8A Championship Game to Stephen-Argyle 56-49 - P35

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 - P36

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 - P41

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 - P42

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 - P45

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...

 

Oklahoma teachers take demands to state capitol in second day of walkout

TULSA, Okla./OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Sign-carrying Oklahoma teachers walked off the job for a second day on Tuesday, staging boisterous rallies in front of lawmakers and closing hundreds of public schools across the state as they demanded higher pay and more money for education in the latest U.S. labor action by educators. Hundreds of teachers crowded into the state capitol...

 

INTERIOR, EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS SPAR OVER FUNDING

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos are clashing over $1.6 million in federal funds meant to help administer Bureau of Indian Education schools, some of the lowest-performing in the nation. In a letter to DeVos obtained by POLITICO, Zinke charges that the Education Department appears to be acting “not in the best interests of our students” by...

 

Gov. Ducey: State can't afford bigger teacher pay hike

The clamor to address low teacher salaries in Arizona last week prompted statewide demonstrations and promises to emerge as a major issue in the upcoming governor’s race. Trying to head off the issue, the Legislature last week passed and Gov. Doug Ducey swiftly signed a bill to extend a half-cent sales tax surcharge set to expire in 2020. Voters had previously approved the...

 

Can Florida teachers walk out too? It's not a good idea, unions say

As thousands of their colleagues in other states are walking out over low pay this week, some Florida teachers are wondering if they should be doing the same. The list of grievances is long. A state budget that steered millions to school safety will mean less for teacher salaries. Lawmakers just passed legislation that weakens teachers unions, and they continue to shift money...

 

Why Minnesota is calling kids 'not proficient' when they skip the state math and reading tests

All but invisible in past years, the thousands of students who opt out of Minnesota’s standardized math and reading tests will be counted against their schools and districts under new state and federal laws. The state’s new plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will count every student who misses the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments as “not...

 

For $20M, some Philly schools to get makeovers

The Philadelphia School District will spend $20 million on updating primary grade classrooms in 11 city schools next school year. If you want to know whether the investment is worth it, just ask Katherine Carter. Carter, principal of Alain Locke Elementary in West Philadelphia, surveyed a first-grade class — some children writing sentences, others reading books, others...

 

Officials: YouTube shooting investigated as domestic dispute

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A shooting at YouTube headquarters Tuesday that wounded three people is being investigated as a domestic dispute, two law enforcement officials said. The officials with knowledge of the investigation spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss it. https://www.twincities.co...

 

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