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Articles from the April 12, 2012 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    April 12, 2012

Sexual Assault Awareness Conference held in Red Lake

Over 70% of sexual assaults are not reported in Indian Country, the rate of violent crime is almost 3 times greater, and 1 in 3 women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. These are just a few alarming statistics in Indian Country. The First Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Conference began on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 12, 2012

Sexual Assault Awareness Conference held in Red Lake - P2

Over 70% of sexual assaults are not reported in Indian Country, the rate of violent crime is almost 3 times greater, and 1 in 3 women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. These are just a few alarming statistics in Indian Country. The First Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Conference began on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 12, 2012

Sexual Assault Awareness Conference held in Red Lake - P3

Over 70% of sexual assaults are not reported in Indian Country, the rate of violent crime is almost 3 times greater, and 1 in 3 women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. These are just a few alarming statistics in Indian Country. The First Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Conference began on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at...

 
 Events   

NO Boys & Girls Club, Thursday, April 12th

NO Boys & Girls Club, Thursday, April 12th Club will resume on Friday...

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER AND SECRETARY SALAZAR ANNOUNCE $1 BILLION SETTLEMENT OF TRIBAL TRUST ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LAWSUITS FILED BY MORE THAN 40 TRIBES

WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the settlement of lawsuits filed by 41 federally-recognized tribes against the United States, in which the tribes alleged that the Department of the Interior and the Department of the Treasury had mismanaged monetary assets and natural resources held in trust by the United...

 

Jury convicts man for threats against Cass County deputy

WALKER – A Cass County jury has found a 31-year-old man guilty for terroristic threats against a sheriff’s deputy. Robert Joseph Jones faces 29 to 39 months in prison on the felony charge. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 21. According to court papers, a Cass County deputy responded to a call about a fight at a Cass Lake residence. The deputy identified Jones, who had a...

 

The US 1940 Census and Red Lake

Once there was an old Head Chief in Red Lake. His name was Maydwaygwanonind. Roughly translated, I believe his name meant “He who is spoken to”. Family legend has it that this was because when there was a tribal council in the old days that everyone would have their say and at the end they would ask him what he thought....

 

Meth Project Official Ad - Desperate

Meth Project Official Ad - Desperate...

 

Kevin Durant to debut the new Nike N7 Zoom KDIV shoe

Tonight Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder will debut the new Nike N7 Zoom KDIV in a home contest against the LA Clippers to support N7, a community program and fund dedicated to providing access to sport and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal communities with a focus on youth. Playing in Oklahoma has...

 
 By Beryl Wernberg    News    April 12, 2012

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week - April 8-14, 2012

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week - April 8-14, 2012- dedicated to the men and women who serve as 911 Dispatchers in our PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Point) AKA Dispatch Centers. Here is the history on dispatchers and how this week came to be. Let us celebrate and honor our dedicated 911 dispatchers, the men and women of Beltrami County, as well as...

 

R2AC Awards Individual Artist Grants

Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded $8,635 through the Individual Artist Grant Program to individual artists in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, and Lake of the Woods Counties. The purpose of this grant is to stimulate new artistic endeavors in the region by providing project assistance to regional artists who are seriously committed to their work and to the a...

 

Region 2 Arts Council Seeking Board Members

Region 2 Arts Council is currently seeking Board members from Clearwater, Hubbard and Mahnomen Counties to fill a two-year term vacancy beginning July 1, 2012. Applications are due by May 1st, 2012. Those who feel that the visual, performing and literary arts are an important contribution to the quality of life in Minnesota are encouraged to consider serving on the board of...

 

Tribes, government agree to $1 billion settlement for mismanaged trust lands

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands. The settlement announced jointly by the Justice Department and the Interior Department resolves claims brought by 41 tribes from across the country. The Interior Department manages about 2,500...

 

Red Lake’s McNeal, Beaulieu could challenge for state berths

RED LAKE – The Warriors captured the conference championship last year but the loss of three seniors will make repeating a difficult chore. Individually, however, Red Lake should have success. “I do think senior Rob McNeal and junior Corey Beaulieu have good chances of making it to state,” said Warriors coach Brad Castle. “This would be Corey’s second trip to state...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    April 12, 2012

Cass Lake-Bena returns veteran, experienced cast

CASS LAKE – Consistency is difficult for smaller high school athletic programs to attain but the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team seems to be an exception. This spring the Panthers will be shooting for their sixth consecutive trip to the Section 8A semifinals and, although they are yet to win the title, the Panthers always seem to be in the thick of the chase. “We never have...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    April 12, 2012

Area softball preview: Seniors to lead at Kelliher-Northome

KELLIHER – Leading the Kelliher-Northome softball team this spring will be five seniors, including Hope Lindner. “Hope is a four-year starter, including three years as a starter at first base,” said K-N coach Matt Hanson. “Hope is a great fielder and last year she really turned it on at the plate, hitting .267 and tying for the team lead in RBI with 13 in 17 games....

 

Northern tribes to benefit from $1B settlement

The U.S. government has reached a $1 billion settlement with 41 Indian tribes across the nation, including several in northern Minnesota, over longstanding land and trust claims. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Attorney General Eric Holder announced the settlement Wednesday afternoon following 22 months of negotiations. These settlements resolve claims dating back more...

 

SMSC Water Goes to the Minors

Prior Lake, MN – When a batter is standing at the plate ready to hit a baseball traveling at speeds of up to 100 mph, the last thing he wants is a distraction – like the sound of a plastic water bottle being crinkled nearby. Most plastic water bottles sold for consumer use in the United States are made from lightweight plastic which crunches noisily when it isn’t full. Ho...

 

THE 24 SEVEN – April 12, 2012

THE 24 SEVEN – April 12, 2012 Flashback: Rampant gender bias fills White House "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and The Education of ... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=25597&L=13594&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Obama White House pays women much less than men Female employees in the Obama White House...

 

Three Democrats vie for new House 2A

The newly aligned House 2A after redistricting incorporates much of the former House 2B, now represented by Rep. Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji. This Saturday Hancock will know which of three Democrats he will face in the fall elections. The three, Mark Edevold, Roger Erickson and Sean Peterson, all made their pitch to House 2A Beltrami County Democrats at last month’s Beltrami...

 

2012 Pacesetter Region 8 Basketball Championship Brackets

Mahnomen High School - 9th Grade Boys - Saturday, April 14 http://psmbbn.com/greatstate/mn/brackets/R8_9B_2012_8_lan.pdf Lysaker Gymnasium - UM Crookston - 7th Grade Boys - Sunday, April 15 http://psmbbn.com/greatstate/mn/brackets/R8_7B_2012%20_8.pdf Fosston High School - 5th Grade Boys - Saturday, April 14 http://psmbbn.com/greatstate/mn/brackets/R8_5B_2012...

 

Burnsville weighs shorter school weeks to save $5 million

As part of an effort to save $5 million next year, the Burnsville School District might give students every other Monday off or even send students home for the summer before Memorial Day....

 

Wisconsin DNR catches and tags record 125-year-old sturgeon that's bigger than linebacker

SHAWANO, Wis. - The state Department of Natural Resources has tagged a 125-year-old sturgeon that's bigger than a linebacker and is the largest on record in Wisconsin....

 

FDA plea: Curb farm antibiotics

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration called on drug companies Wednesday to help limit the use of antibiotics in farm animals, a decades-old practice that scientists say has contributed to a surge in dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria....

 

Class Fights 'Rent-a-Tribe' Payday Loans

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (CN) - A federal RICO class action claims the owner of a payday loan company, a felon, used a "rent-a-tribe" scheme to avoid civil and criminal liability for his illegal loan practices....

 

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