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Donald Wayne Oakgrove, Sr.

Donald Wayne Oakgrove, Sr. December 8, 1948 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 70) Donald Wayne Oakgrove, Sr., "Niigaani binesii" which means "First Bird Ahead" age 70, of the Kingfisher Clan and Red Lake, Minnesota journeyed to the spirit world on Thursday, April 18, 2019 from the...

 

Minnesota farmers kick around big ideas to save small dairies

Greenwald, Minn. – David Van Drehle, a dairy farmer 35 miles west of St. Cloud, took $11,000 out of savings to balance the books in 2018, and he doesn't see how the business will get any better. "I made a nice living on 50 cows until three years ago. It's getting...

 

With meter rate changes, free parking vanishes in downtown Minneapolis

Chuck Henninger got an unpleasant surprise last Monday when he went to pay the parking meter in downtown Minneapolis. The price had gone up by $1 an hour. "I was shocked," he said about the increase that went into effect last week without much forewarning from the...

 

Minnesota hemp industry is growing like a weed

From downtown Minneapolis to hundreds of rural Minnesota farms, millions of dollars is being invested in the budding Minnesota hemp industry, released to grow after several years of testing by the 2018 federal farm bill. In the trendy Minneapolis North Loop, Josh...

 

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago....

 

Claims of shoddy production draw scrutiny to a second Boeing jet

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – When Boeing broke ground on its new factory near Charleston in 2009, the plant was trumpeted as a state-of-the-art manufacturing hub, building one of the most advanced aircraft in the world. But in the decade since, the factory, which makes...

 

100 days in, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz hits the road, hoping for break in partisan gridlock

Riding in a jet-black SUV with tinted windows, Gov. Tim Walz zoomed past traffic on I-35 as he was hustled to a business showcase near Duluth, where he arrived with his usual military promptness for the first stop of another packed day. In his first 100 days, the DFL...

 

Minnesota lawmakers, lobbyists describe cautious Capitol in wake of #MeToo

The shift is often subtle: A legislator pauses at the start of an inappropriate joke or before a hug, then thinks better of it. A year and a half after reports of sexual harassment rocked the Legislature and prompted two resignations, lawmakers and lobbyists describe a changed atmosphere at the State Capitol. People...

 

Residents of Minneapolis homeless camp begin move to transitional shelter

With hugs, laughter and a few tears, nearly a dozen people who have been living at a south Minneapolis homeless encampment for weeks and even months finally moved out of the cold on Tuesday and into a temporary shelter sponsored by the Red Lake Nation and city...

 

St. Mary's Mission to hold 7th Annual Gala

EDINA -- The 7th Annual Gala to support St. Mary’s Mission School in Red Lake will be held from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at St. Patrick’s Church, 6820 St. Patrick’s Lane, Edina, Minn. St. Mary’s Mission has seen significant growth in recent years. The school, currently pre-school through...

 

The 11 mass deadly school shootings that happened since Columbine

The images of teenagers running from their school with their hands up – as seen on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School -- has become a hauntingly familiar sight at subsequent school shootings. And for many, including eventual school shooters, there was something...

 

BP: Native drum, dance teams take hold at area high schools

BEMIDJI-The drums were loud, and they thundered, on and off, for hours. Drummers and dancers from 17 northern Minnesota schools headed on a Saturday earlier this month to Remer, where staff at Northland Community Schools had organized Minnesota's State Drum and Dance...

 

BP: New tobacco law starts Monday in Bemidji city limits

BEMIDJI—The age to buy tobacco and tobacco products is set to increase from 18 to 21 in the city of Bemidji on Monday, with the same law change coming for most of Beltrami County in less than two weeks. On March 20, the Bemidji City Council passed an ordinance raising the buying age to 21 for all tobacco-related...

 
 By Shirelle Moore    News    April 22, 2019

BSU Celebrates Native American Graduates

44 graduating Native American students were honored at Bemidji State University's 39th Annual American Indian Students Recognition Banquet. Senior Andrea Goodwin was also named Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year. In addition, more than 100 students were...

 

Application Period Now Open for Third Year of Native American Language-Immersion Grants

LONGMONT, Colorado (April 15, 2019) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) process for its Native Language Immersion Initiative (NLII). First Nations will award about 12 grants of up to $90,000 each to build the capacity of and directly support Native...

 

Mille Lacs Indian Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of The Jingle Dress

This year marks the 100th anniversary of a Native American healing tradition: the jingle dress dance. The Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post is celebrating the anniversary by exploring the history of the jingle dress in a new exhibit. 100 years ago when the global influenza pandemic killed millions worldwide,...

 

Red Lake Kindergarten Round-Up held on Tuesday and Thursday - P2

RED LAKE - New kindergarten students, 5 years old by September 1st of this year, were invited up to the Red Lake Early Childhood Center on Tuesday, April 16 and Thursday April 18, to register for the upcoming kindergarten class beginning in September of the 2019-20...

 

Easter Activities held on April 13, 2019 in Red Lake, Redby, Little Rock and Ponemah - P10

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, Easter activities were held at all District Community Centers....

 

Minneota defeats Red Lake 66-46 in Girls 1A quarterfinal - P51

It took some improvisation, but Minneota was finally able to pull away from Red Lake in the Class 1A quarterfinals Thursday at Maturi Pavilion. After falling behind by 10 points early in the first half, the Vikings made adjustments and rallied for a 66-46 victory over...

 

Minneota defeats Red Lake 66-46 in Girls 1A quarterfinal - P52

It took some improvisation, but Minneota was finally able to pull away from Red Lake in the Class 1A quarterfinals Thursday at Maturi Pavilion. After falling behind by 10 points early in the first half, the Vikings made adjustments and rallied for a 66-46 victory over...

 

Red Lake Warriors season ends as Cass Lake wins Section 8A East Championship 84-41 - P29

From KKCQ Radio Fosston 8A East Championship – #1 Cass Lake Bena 84 vs. #3 Red Lake 41 The Cass Lake-Bena Panthers never trailed as they advanced to the Section 8A Championship game. The Panthers closed the first half on a 32-4 run and took a 41-12 lead into...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors overwhelm Stephen-Argyle Storm 74-59 in Section 8A Championship - P31

From KKCQ Radio: 8A Section Championship – #1 Red Lake 74 vs. #1 Stephen Argyle 59 The Red Lake Warriors took a 3-0 lead five seconds into the game and never looked back as they are headed to the State Tournament for the second time in three years. Gerika Kingbird...

 

Red Lake Warriors eliminate Blackduck 62-54 in first round of Boys 8A East Sub-Section Tournament - P32

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors hosted their first round of the Boys 8A East Sub-Section Tournament on Thursday, March 7, 2019, playing against the Blackduck Drakes. Although Red Lake had defeated Blackduck twice during the regular season, the Drakes played well and...

 

Lady Warriors advance to 8A Section Championship, beating Fosston 58-47 - P34

From KKCQ Radio in Fosston 8A East Championship – #2 Fosston 47 vs. #1 Red Lake 58 The Red Lake Warriors jumped out to an 8-0 lead and never trailed enroute to the win over Fosston. The victory puts the Lady Warriors into the Section 8A championmship game on Friday,...

 

Colville tribal police officer causes wreck in Omak; injured as well

OMAK - State troopers say a Colville tribal police officer was injured in a crash that he caused in Okanogan County on Saturday. Washington State Patrol investigators say Colville tribal officer Mackenzie Shaffer of Coulee Dam was going north on Highway 97 in his...

 

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