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Articles from the April 26, 2021 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    April 26, 2021

2021 Red Lake High School Prom

2021 Red Lake High School Prom King - Arron Chaboyea Queen - LaTayla Pemberton...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    April 26, 2021

2021 Red Lake High School Prom - P2

2021 Red Lake High School Prom King - Arron Chaboyea Queen - LaTayla Pemberton...

 

Minnesota nursing home worker's death triggers OSHA fines

A St. Louis Park nursing home has paid the state's largest fine for a COVID-related workplace safety violation following the death of a beloved caregiver last May. Sholom Community Alliance paid $27,100 in fines after David Kolleh, a manager in the facility's memory care unit, died from the coronavirus as it spread in the home,...

 

Lawmakers take closer look at law banning air fresheners

Minnesota law prohibits motorists from hanging objects from their car's rearview mirror, though an infraction seldom leads to a ticket. But in the wake of the police killing of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was shot by a white officer during a traffic stop April 11, the law is getting fresh attention. Two state...

 

A 'gentle, kind soul': 19-year-old woman ID'd in south Minneapolis homicide

Yadhira Romero Martínez moved from Mexico to Minnesota in September to work and send money back home to her family. Relatives of the 19-year-old say she left her job at Bloomington's Walmart on Thursday around 4:30 p.m. in an Uber ride-share. By Friday afternoon, police had a home in south Minneapolis cordoned off with crime...

 

I-94 work in downtown St. Paul could disrupt traffic for the next two summers

Motorists in downtown Minneapolis have been dealing with construction on Interstates 94 and 35W for the past three years. Now, drivers in St. Paul get to feel their pain. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be working on I-94 between Western Avenue and Mounds Boulevard and on I-35E between I-94 and University Avenue...

 

Death toll in fire at Iraqi COVID-19 hospital surpasses 80

BAGHDAD - The death toll from a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients rose to at least 82 Sunday as anxious families searched for missing relatives and the government suspended key health officials for alleged negligence. The flames, described by one witness as "volcanoes of fire," swept through the...

 

Biden's bet on a climate shift carries big risks

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's pledge to cut America's climate warming emissions in half by 2030 is technologically feasible and, scientists say, ecologically imperative. Economically, it could be a gamble. The speed of the president's promised transformation to an economy far less reliant on fossil fuels risks exposing...

 

Big business in Minnesota draws a line at Biden's proposed tax hike

Washington – Corporate tax cuts have been kind to Minnesota's biggest companies. In fact, many of the state's multi­billion-dollar, multinational corporations had lower effective tax rates in 2020 than an American making $40,126 in taxable income. Because of tax-cutting incentives, Minnesota stalwarts Medtronic and Xcel...

 

Warriors split double-header with Laporte - P3

The Red Lake Warriors opened their baseball season on Thursday, April 22, 2021, hosting Laporte for a double-header. Three other games scheduled earlier season had to be postponed due to the weather conditions and will likely be made up sometime later in the season. Laporte won the first game, while Red Lake took the second....

 

Warriors split double-header with Laporte - P4

The Red Lake Warriors opened their baseball season on Thursday, April 22, 2021, hosting Laporte for a double-header. Three other games scheduled earlier season had to be postponed due to the weather conditions and will likely be made up sometime later in the season. Laporte won the first game, while Red Lake took the second....

 

Breaking Through the Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Wall

The Covid-19 pandemic has been devastating in Indian Country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report Native Americans are four times more likely to be hospitalized and have 2.5 times the death rate than their white counterparts from the deadly virus. Particularly, among American Indian and Alaska Native...

 

10 More Covid-Related Deaths Reported on Navajo Nation This Weekend

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - On Sunday, the Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 26 new Covid-19 positive cases for the Navajo Nation and 10 recent deaths. On Saturday, there were 20 new Covid-19 cases reported and 6 new cases on Sunday. 10...

 

Impact on Indian Country - Weekly D.C. Briefs

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced on Thursday that the Interior Dept. will begin to implement the Not Invisible Act, including establishing a Joint Commission led by the Departments of the Interior and Justice on reducing violent crime against American Indians and Alaska Natives. Enacted by Congress last fall, the...

 

Boyfriend Charged in Brutal Stabbing Death of a 23-Year-Old Diné Woman

TEMPE, Ariz. — A young 23-year-old Diné woman, who was close to finishing a dental hygienist program, was tragically stabbed to death on April 18 in Tempe, Ariz. Tammy Begay and her boyfriend, Mason Nez, 23, were socializing with another couple in the clubhouse of their apartment complex when Nez took out a pocket knife and...

 

SHINE YOUR 'RED' LIGHT FOR FIREFIGHTER HEROES

Light the town RED to support hometown heroes in commemoration of International Firefighters' Day on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is asking residents, communities, businesses, and fire departments from coast to coast to celebrate firefighters-the special men and women who respond to...

 

Indian Affairs Announces Distribution Plan for $850 Million Designated for BIE-funded Schools Under the American Rescue Plan Act

WASHINGTON – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland today announced the Bureau of Indian Education’s plan for disbursing $850 million provided by the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, signed on March 11, 2021, by President Biden. The funds, which BIE began disbursing this week, will be provided to BIE-funded K-12 schools and Tribally Controlled...

 

NAAF Congratulates Bryan Newland on his Nomination to Assistant Secretary- Indian Affairs

Fayetteville, AR- The Native American Agriculture Fund applauds the White House nomination of Bryan Newland as Assistant Secretary- Indian Affairs in the U.S. Department of the Interior. Newland’s nomination will now go to the Senate for confirmation. If confirmed, Newland will join Secretary Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo) at the Department of the Interior. Bryan Newland is a ci...

 

'Parents are powerless': Students face being held back after a year of remote learning

Pandemic-related learning loss means some parents are weighing whether their children should repeat a grade. In 18 states, they won’t have a choice. David Scruggs Jr. has spent most of the pandemic at his second-grade son’s side, helping him with virtual learning as their Nashville, Tenn., home became a schoolhouse as well as his office. In the next room, Scruggs’ wife,...

 

In Michigan, a record-breaking number of children have been hospitalized with Covid

DETROIT - Among the many alarming consequences of Michigan's recent Covid-19 surge is one that has doctors particularly concerned: a record-breaking spike in child hospitalizations. Data from the Michigan Health & Hospital Association shows that the number of children hospitalized with severe Covid-19 symptoms hit a high of...

 

Statement on CDC panel vote to lift pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

The Minnesota Department of Health issued this statement today following today’s vote by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to lift the temporary pause on use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. This announcement is good news for Minnesotans and underscores the importance that is placed on vaccine safety....

 

Building connections: Support available for families

Recognizing the great financial, emotional and physical strain over the past year – one like no other – the Minnesota Department of Human Services is urging families, including those involved in the child welfare system, to take advantage of supports to ease some burdens. During April, which is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, the department is making an extra...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors advance in Section 8A with 91-67 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears - P26

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 - P31

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...

 
 Events   

Spring Back to Work Job Fair 2021 - April 28th 2021, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Red Lake Nation TERO is happy to announce we are having our annual "Spring Back to Work Job Fair 2021" April 28th 2021, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This year will be a little different then our previous job fairs. This years event will be a virtual event meaning, you will be able to look for potential employment from the comfort of...

 

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