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Articles from the April 22, 2021 edition

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Melanie Rose Benais

Melanie Rose Benais June 14, 1986 - April 16, 2021 Melanie was born on June 14, 1986, in Bemidji, MN the daughter of Alberta Benais and Leonard Cloud, Jr. She loved spending time with her family and friends and most of all her children. She was always happy and a very talkative person and always checked on everyone to see how...

 

Justice Department to probe whether Minneapolis police have 'pattern and practice' of misconduct

The U.S. Department of Justice will undertake a sweeping investigation into whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a "pattern and practice" of illegal conduct, including whether officers used excessive force during protests. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the investigation Wednesday, the morning after a Hennepin County jury found ex-officer Derek...

 

Minnesota leaders urge caution amid signs of COVID-19 peak

Declines in COVID-19 hospitalizations and Minnesota's reported test positivity rate offered hope Wednesday that a third pandemic wave in the state is peaking. Both key benchmarks of pandemic activity had been steadily increasing since early March, with the positivity rate rising from 3.4% on March 2 to 7.4% on April 11 before...

 

EPA botched oversight of permits for PolyMet mine, internal investigation finds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) botched its oversight of permits for what would be Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine, according to the findings of an internal investigation. The report from the EPA's inspector general, released Wednesday, describes a flawed review of two permits issued for the $1 billion mine...

 

Advocates fear Minnesota, federal police reform efforts could lose momentum

Activists and political leaders calling for state and federal police reform said Wednesday that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin's conviction for murdering George Floyd shouldn't slow that push. "This white hot spotlight that has been on Minnesota can't leave now," Democratic Gov. Tim Walz said Wednesday morning...

 

Putin vows a 'quick and tough' Russian response for its foes

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sternly warned the West against encroaching further on Russia's security interests, saying Moscow's response will be "quick and tough" and make the culprits bitterly sorry for their action. The warning during Putin's annual state-of-the-nation address came amid a massive Russian...

 

Opening of Hook and Line Fishing Season for Red Lake Tribal Members, effective today, April 21, 2021

FROM THE RED LAKE TRIBAL COUNCIL'S FACEBOOK PAGE: The Red Lake Tribal Council, by circulating this Resolution, authorized the opening of the Hook and Line Fishing Season for the Tribal members on Red Lake, effective today, April 21, 2021. *Please note that 6 signatures on a circulating Resolution represents a quorum necessary...

 

All Tribal Employees to be honored for Administrative Professional Day with 4 hours of administrative leave

All Tribal Employees to be honored for Administrative Professional Day with 4 hours of administrative leave Friday, April 23, 2021 beginning at 12:00 noon...

 

Biden administration extends universal free school lunch through 2022

The Biden administration on Tuesday issued an extension for free school lunch through 2022 as part of its effort to reopen schools safely amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to a press release, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will allow school meal programs to resume serving meals to students this fall and will extend the programs through the following year. The...

 

In a roiled Minneapolis, schools are testing new model for safety

Update: A Minneapolis jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday afternoon. When Nathaniel Genene walked into his Minneapolis high school last week for the first time in over a year he quickly noticed that there was no uniformed police officer standing watch. "Usually when you walk...

 

First Lady Jill Biden Kicks of Three Days in Southwest; Will Visit Navajo Nation on Thursday & Friday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - First Lady Jill Biden kicked off a three day visit to the Southwest on Wednesday. She was greeted at the Albuquerque International Sunport's tarmac by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, and three tribal council governors of the three Pueblos located closest to Albuquerque,...

 

Jill Biden visits Southwest US amid vaccine push

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — First lady Jill Biden is kicking off a three-day, two-state visit to the U.S. Southwest with a tour of a vaccination clinic in New Mexico, where early efforts to get people registered for shots helped to propel the state’s standing as a national leader in vaccine distribution. Wednesday’s tour comes as the nation is set to meet President Joe Biden’s...

 

Oklahoma seeks coordination on Indigenous peoples cold cases

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law a bill intended to coordinate state and federal law enforcement efforts when investigating missing or murdered Indigenous people. The law requires the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to coordinate with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice to obtain federal funding and coordinate their...

 

Ethel Curry Scholarship now accepting applications

The Ethel Curry American Indian Leadership Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic school year. Please carefully review the below information, and share widely with students and community members. This scholarship is open to any enrolled tribal member, of any age, who is pursuing a postsecondary degree at any higher education institution in...

 

Hiring Our Heroes awards 2021 Toyota 4Runner to Army Veteran

Hiring Our Heroes has announced that a sweepstakes winner for a 2021 Toyota 4Runner was awarded to an Army Veteran who learned about the contest through VA's weekly #VetResources newsletter. Ernest Knight (shown above, third from left in a pink shirt) enlisted in the Army with one goal in mind – to retire after serving 20...

 

United Methodist Women Today Applauded the Guilty Verdict of Former Police Officer Derek Chauvin; Group Urged Nationwide Change in Culture of Policing to Keep Communities Safe

NEW YORK - United Methodist Women, the nation’s largest denominational organization for women, today applauded the guilty on all counts verdict in the case against Derek Chauvin, the officer who killed George Floyd in the summer of 2020. United Methodist Women CEO Harriett Jane Olson issued the following statement: “We are relieved to see some measure of justice for George...

 
 Events   

Open Arms Native Missions Clothing Giveaway - Archery Shoot at Redby Center for all Districts - Grades 6th - 12th

Open Arms Native Missions Clothing Giveaway - Archery Shoot at Redby Center for all Districts - Grades 6th - 12th Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11 AM - 3 PM - Archery Shoot starts at 2 PM...

 
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REDBY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY - RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021

REDBY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP DAY - RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021 Starting at 9 AM - 2 PM - Meet at Redby Ballfield For more information contract Redby Community Center at 679-5924...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Section 8A with 91-67 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears - P24

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Clearbrook Gonvick on Friday, March 19, 2021, and although the Bears had some scoring runs, once the Lady Warriors got going, it was hard for them to gain any ground. Red Lake led at the half 37-23 and didn't let up, as they racked up 54-44 in the second, to take the win 01-67...

 

Delwyn Holthusen Jr. hits 2000th career point in Warriors 103-64 win over WHA - P29

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors, coming off their overtime loss to Cass Lake on Thursday, 68-65, had no trouble taking care of business on Saturday, March 13, 2021, as they took a 58-24 halftime lead and cruised to the 103-64 win. Delwyn Holthusen led Red Lake with 24 points and also scored his 2000th career point, Aaron...

 

Kelanna McClain hits 1000th career point in Lady Warriors 85-67 win over Kelliher-Northome - P37

RED LAKE, MN - In their last meeting with Kelliher-Northome in Kelliher on February 25th, the Red Lake Lady Warriors lost to the Mustangs 75-58 in a game some called poorly officiated, and it was a game Kelanna McClain was not playing in due to an earlier injury. .In fact, the Lady Warriors were 5-0 until McClain was injured. Th...

 

Full time or Part time Maintenance Custodian

Job Opening: Full time or Part time Maintenance Custodian St. Mary's Mission is seeking a full time, or part time General Maintenance Worker/ Custodian to ensure the cleanliness, safety and security of St. Mary's Mission by maintaining a pleasant environment for students, staff, parishioners, and the community. Job Description:...

 

ASSISTANT HOTEL MANAGER - Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN

**POSITION OPENING** ASSISTANT HOTEL MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos –Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: April 6, 2021 CLOSES: May 4, 2021 POSITION OBJECTIVES: The Assistant Hotel Manager is responsible for assisting the Hotel Manager in successfully operating the Hotel, Water Park and...

 

FOOD SERVICE LEAD - CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOOD SERVICE LEAD CHILDREN'S HEALING CENTER OPEN: APRIL 22, 2021 CLOSING: MAY 3, 2021 @12:00 P.M. PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Children's Healing Center provides and arranges an array of culturally based intensive helping and healing services to youth and their families. This position is responsible for planning...

 

Chickasaw Fleet unveils visual update and new vehicles

ADA, Okla. – Chickasaw Nation Transportation Services is adding new vehicles to its lineup and updating the look of the tribe's fleet and employee uniforms with designs inspired by the Great Seal of the Chickasaw Nation. Replacing older vehicles with newer models helps ensure a smoother, safer and quieter transportation...

 

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