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Articles from the April 21, 2021 edition

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Melanie Rose Benais

Melanie Rose Benais June 14, 1986 - April 16, 2021 Melanie Rose Benais, 34, of Minneapolis, MN died Friday, April 16, 2021 at her home in Minneapolis. Service arrangements are pending....

 

Daniel "Frank" R. Nelson

Daniel "Frank" R. Nelson June 25, 1962 - April 17, 2021 Daniel "Frank" Robert Nelson, 58 of Devils Lake, ND, passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021, in the loving care of his family. Frank was born on June 25, 1962 at Sioux Falls, SD, the son of the late Daniel A. Nelson and Violet A. (Morin) Nelson. He is a member of the...

 

Evelyn Jackson

Evelyn Jackson April 30, 1956 - April 14, 2021 Evelyn Jackson, age 64, of Mahnomen, MN, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at her home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Evelyn Lorraine Jackson was born on April 30, 1956 in White Earth, MN, to Bernice Warren and Irvin Jackson. Over the years she lived in the...

 

Derek Chauvin is convicted of killing George Floyd in Minneapolis, cuffed and sent to prison

A sheriff's deputy led former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin away in handcuffs Tuesday after jurors convicted him of murdering George Floyd, a dramatic ending to a case that captivated the world and became the latest flash point in a raging debate about police brutality against the Black community. The conviction,...

 

Minneapolis streets erupt in elation over guilty verdicts for Derek Chauvin

Just after 4 p.m. Tuesday, a silence fell over the crowd of hundreds who'd gathered outside the razor wire that enclosed a heavily guarded courthouse in downtown Minneapolis. They pushed phones to their ears, trying to hear Judge Peter Cahill read the jury's verdict. "Guilty!" they roared, all but in real time as Cahill...

 

Minnesota deploys modified buses for mobile vaccination clinics

Minnesota is transforming buses into mobile vaccine units in hopes of boosting immunizations in communities that have been hit hard by COVID-19. Staffed to provide up to 150 vaccinations per day, the buses will be dispatched at the request of community groups that want to host vaccine events. In the process, health officials...

 

Man charged after drive-by shooting at National Guard soldiers in Minneapolis

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting of a group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers this week that left two injured. The Minnesota U.S. Attorney's Office charged Andrew Thomas with one count of illegal possession of a firearm on Monday. Minneapolis police said Thomas was arrested Sunday...

 

MyPillow sues Dominion, which is already suing MyPillow

MyPillow is suing Dominion Voting Systems for $1.6 billion, seeking to shift the legal ground in a fight between its lightning-rod chief executive, Mike Lindell, and the maker of voting machines. The Chaska-based pillow manufacturer filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota and, along with Lindell, asked a court in...

 

Police: 1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at NY grocery store

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - An employee suspected of shooting three workers at an office inside a Long Island grocery store Tuesday, killing a manager, was arrested hours after fleeing, police said. Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, 31, was taken into custody around 3:15 p.m. at an apartment building about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the...

 

Beltrami County Commissioners support legislative protection from state overtax case with Enbridge

BEMIDJI -- Tax decisions made years ago on Enbridge pipeline utilities by the Minnesota Department of Revenue could put a financial burden on Beltrami County. As a result, county officials are hoping legislation at the Minnesota Capitol is passed to avoid being held responsible. Last month, the Minnesota Tax Court made...

 

1 arrested, 3 injured in Sunday break-in near Puposky

PUPOSKY -- Three individuals were hospitalized with various injuries, including gunshot wounds, and a man was charged with four felony offenses after a break-in turned attempted murder in Puposky on Sunday. Around 2:39 a.m. on April 18, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of multiple assaults with a...

 

More than 20 teaching jobs cut at difficult Bemidji school board meeting

BEMIDJI -- In a year of heartbreaking meetings, the April 19 Bemidji Area Schools Board of Education meeting was quite possibly the worst. During the meeting, more than 23 licensed staff were slated to be eliminated. Staffing changes typically occur during April board meetings due to timelines with staff contracts, other districts’ hiring schedules and student registration....

 

Red Lake walleye limit reduced for summer

St. PAUL -- Anglers fishing during the summer season on Upper Red Lake in northern Minnesota will have a three-walleye bag limit this year, with only one walleye longer than 17 inches allowed, down from four fish allowed in 2020. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday, April 20 said anglers had an excellent...

 

STATEMENT FROM THE POLICE OFFICERS FEDERATION OF MINNEAPOLIS

Minneapolis, Minnesota ( April 20, 2021 ) We would like to thank the jury for their dedicated work and we understand they had an enormous burden. We also want to reach out to the community and still express our deep remorse for their pain, as we feel it every day as well. There are no winners in this case and we respect the jury’s decision. We need the political pandering to...

 

Walter Mondale was 'the original People's Lawyer'

April 19, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Attorney General Keith Ellison released the following statement on the passing of Vice President Mondale: “Walter Mondale was a giant: he was a towering figure in American civil rights, a transformative Vice President and an iconic Minnesotan. As Minnesota Attorney General, he fought for civil rights and against corruption and was a role model...

 

Minnesota Hemp Growers and Processors Must Apply by April 30 for 2021 Season

St. Paul, MN: Those wanting to grow, process, breed, or research hemp in Minnesota in 2021 must apply for a license with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) by April 30. To date, over 370 people have applied for an MDA license. The online application for growers and processors can be found on the MDA website at www.mda.state.mn.us/industrialhemp. Along with the...

 

Conservatives Vote Against Fully Funding Minnesota Schools

St. Paul, MN - On Monday, Minnesota House conservatives voted against fully funding Minnesota schools. Under the House omnibus education finance bill, schools could receive over $22 billion in funding. “All Minnesota kids deserve a world-class education, no matter where they live or what they look like. That’s why it’s so unfortunate that, year after year, conservatives...

 

PROOF POINTS: Gifted programs provide little to no academic boost, new study says

Gifted education is often a flash point in school desegregation debates; in large cities, these programs often operate as an essentially separate school system, dominated by white and Asian children. Though gifted programs touch only 3.3 million school children, about 7 percent of the U.S. student population, it’s disturbing that Black and Hispanic children are rarely chosen...

 

BIA Approves Cow Creek Band of Umpqua's Leasing Regulations Under the HEARTH Act

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced today that it has approved leasing regulations submitted by the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, a federally recognized tribe in Oregon, under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Home Ownership (HEARTH) Act of 2012. The approval establishes the Band’s authority to govern and manage leasing o...

 

Celebrating Earth Day and environmental conservation at Cherokee Nation

This week we commemorate Earth Day. Cherokee Nation has always led by example in protecting the land, water and air that define our natural environment. Fundamental tenets of our Cherokee values and culture require that we maintain a balanced and harmonious relationship with our natural resources and environment. Deputy...

 

Indian Country investment a priority of infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON – Indian Country infrastructure needs, for everything from water to housing to broadband, are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said last week. Buttigieg, in a call with reporters last Monday to discuss the plan, said the need to improve 20th-century infrastructure on the lands...

 

Where have the Native distance runners gone?

HERMOSA - It has been 57 years since Billy Mills won his gold medal at 10,000 meters in Tokyo, and for two decades before he ran, and for over four decades after he ran, Native runners were the dominant force in South Dakota distance running. That is no longer the case. It is not just that individual performance has waned, or...

 

DAPL: Shutdown would cause dire financial effects

FARGO, N.D. — The owner of the Dakota Access pipeline that moves oil from North Dakota to Illinois says shutting down the line would have dire financial consequences based on recent economic conditions. Texas-based Energy Transfer said in its filing late Monday that U.S. District Judge James Boasberg should deny a motion by the Standing Rock Tribe and other pipeline...

 

Arrests made after Red Lake Police conducts search warrant in Little Rock District

On Monday, April 19, 2021, Red Lake Police Officers conducted a search warrant at a residence in the Little Rock District of the Red Lake Reservation. Officers seized a large amount of narcotics, including over two ounces of fentanyl. Also seized were a handgun, a rifle, scales, cutting agents and a large amount of cash. A...

 

Arrests made after Red Lake Police conducts search warrant in Ponemah District

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Officers from the Red Lake Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence south of Ponemah. A large amount of narcotics was seized including fentanyl (over two ounces), methamphetamine and marijuana. A large amount of cash, a scale, a rifle and narcotics packaging was also seized. Two...

 

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