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Brenda Lee Beaulieu

Brenda Lee Beaulieu May 4, 1951 - April 24, 2022 Gaagigegiizhigookwe, Brenda Beaulieu, age 70, of Isle, MN, passed away on April 24, 2022. Visitation will begin at Dusk on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. A Funeral Ceremony will be held at 10 AM on...

 

Tonya Marie Bellecourt

Tonya Marie Bellecourt October 30, 1965 - April 23, 2022 Tonya Marie Bellecourt, age 56 of Minneapolis, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on October 30, 1965 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the daughter of Clyde Bellecourt and Peggy Holmes. She...

 

Suspect arrested in Wisconsin girl's killing

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. - Police made an arrest Tuesday in the killing of Iliana "Lily" Peters, a 10-year-old girl who was found dead Monday morning after visiting her aunt's home. "Earlier this evening, we arrested a juvenile suspect in this case," Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matt Kelm said at an evening news conference. "The...

 

The Death Of Lily Peters: Juvenile Suspect In Custody 'Was Known To The Victim,' Police Say

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP/WCCO) — Police say a juvenile suspect is in custody in connection to the death of 10-year-old Illiana “Lily” Peters in western Wisconsin. Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matt Kelm said the suspect was arrested early Tuesday evening at a residence on the 400 block of North Grove Street. “The suspect was not a stranger. The suspect was known to the...

 

Suspect arrested in Wisconsin homicide investigation

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU/Gray News) - The Chippewa Falls Police Department arrested a juvenile suspect in their homicide investigation into the death of 10-year-old Iliana Peters. Chippewa Falls Police Chief Matthew Kelm said the arrest was made in the city of Chippewa Falls Tuesday evening. Kelm said that the suspect was not a stranger to Peters, and was known to her. He...

 

Rep. John Thompson disputes St. Paul police chief's claim that he bullied officers

State Rep. John Thompson disputed St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell's claim that he attempted to intimidate and bully officers, saying that he responded to a police scene involving his daughter "as any concerned father would." Thompson released a statement Tuesday rejecting Axtell's comments about an incident over the weekend...

 

Hundreds of dead fish wash up on Bloomington's Lower Penn Lake

On a recent visit to Lower Penn Lake with his kids, Bloomington resident Mark Gabe Jensen noticed some dead fish near the boat landing. At first he thought there were just a few. "Dad, there's like 50 of them," his 10-year-old daughter said to him. Turns out it was more like several hundred dead fish, mostly invasive carp,...

 

Delta to begin paying flight attendants during boarding

Delta Air Lines, which is facing another attempt to unionize its flight attendants, will begin paying cabin crews during boarding, a first for a major U.S. airline. Across the airline industry in the United States, hourly pay for flight attendants starts when all the passengers are seated and the plane's doors close. Delta said...

 

US urges more arms for Ukraine amid fears of expanding war

TORETSK, Ukraine - The U.S. pressed its allies Tuesday to move "heaven and earth" to keep Kyiv well-supplied with weapons as Russian forces rained fire on eastern and southern Ukraine amid growing new fears the war could spill over the country's borders. For the second day in a row, explosions rocked the separatist region of...

 

Harvard pledges $100M to research, atone for role in slavery

BOSTON - Harvard University is vowing to spend $100 million to study and atone for its extensive ties with slavery, the school's president announced Tuesday, with plans to identify and support the descendants of enslaved people who labored at the Ivy League campus. President Lawrence Bacow announced the funding as Harvard...

 

Russia-Ukraine war: Lavrov warns of risk of nuclear conflict

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned that the conflict in Ukraine risked escalating into a third world war and that NATO was “in essence” engaged in a proxy war with Moscow by supplying Kyiv with weapons. In a wide-ranging interview broadcast on state television on Monday, Lavrov said the risk of a nuclear conflict must not be underestimated and that the...

 

Rep. Tom Cole Becomes Longest Serving Native American in the House

Last Friday was a milestone for Rep. Tom Cole (Chickasaw), who represents Oklahoma's 4th congressional district because on that day he became the longest serving Native American in history to serve the U.S. House of Representatives. The previous record was also held by an Oklahoman and member of the Chickasaw Nation, former...

 

Native America Calling: The powwow trail returns

After two dark years, the Gathering of Nations returns as an in-person event. That follows the successful completion of Denver March Powwow last month, and the Crow Fair last July. The events and the many others that are planned are a force of optimism even as coronavirus cases continue to climb in certain places. Native America Calling will celebrate the celebrations and...

 

Weather pushes back spring sports at Red Lake Schools, but teams continue to practice

Weather pushes back spring sports at Red Lake Schools, but teams continue to practice Games were cancelled today, but girls hope to play at home on Thursday--weather permitting...

 

Weather pushes back spring sports at Red Lake Schools, but teams continue to practice - P2

Weather pushes back spring sports at Red Lake Schools, but teams continue to practice Games were cancelled today, but girls hope to play at home on Thursday--weather permitting...

 

Attorney General Ellison sues solar-panel sales companies, lenders for defrauding Minnesota homeowners

April 26, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that he has filed a lawsuit in Hennepin County District Court against four Utah-based solar-panel sales companies and three company executives for engaging in deceptive and fraudulent practices in marketing and selling residential solar panel systems that cost Minnesota homeowners anywhere...

 

CIDRAP awarded $1 million in grants to create a Coronavirus Vaccines R&D Roadmap

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (04/26/2022) - The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota announced today that it has received grants from The Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a Coronavirus Vaccines Research and Development (R&D) Roadmap aimed...

 

EPA Awards Grants to Virginia Indian Tribes for Sustainable Materials Management

PHILADELPHIA (April 26, 2022) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe, of King William, Virginia, and the Chickahominy Indian Tribe and the Chickahominy Indian Tribe Eastern Division, both of Providence Forge, Virginia, have each been awarded grants to support diversion of food and other organic waste to composting prog...

 

Indian Affairs seeking applications for Native American Business Development Institute grants

WASHINGTON – The Indian Affairs Office of Indian Economic Development announced today it is accepting applications for Native American Business Development Institute grants. Proposals must be submitted via the Grants.gov website by June 27, 2022. Funds awarded through the program can be used to explore business solutions by obtaining technical assistance through the hiring...

 

MDA Asks for Input on USDA Local Food for Schools Program

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking public input on proposed plans for food procurement and distribution as part of an application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Local Food for Schools program (LFS). The goal of the LFS program is to assist schools with the purchase of local food, with an emphasis on purchases from Socially...

 

MPCA meteorologists forecast air quality in response to drought and wildfire predictions for summer 2022 in Minnesota

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released air quality predictions for this upcoming summer. Minnesota experienced an unprecedented number of air quality alerts for unhealthy air conditions in 2021, which were the most severe, widespread, and longest lasting on record, reaching levels that were dangerous for...

 
 By Marc Majors    News    April 27, 2022

Racial Equity Commitments Blog Series: #3

At the end of March, we introduced DEED's five racial equity commitments in a blog. Our five racial equity commitments are: • Drive dollars to targeted communities. As an agency that grants millions of dollars per year to help grow the economy, where our money goes is an expression of what Minnesota values. • Increase...

 

St. Mary's Mission School visits Bemidji Science Center - P2

Preschool, Kindergarten, First grade, and Second grade; Bemidji Science Center trip on Monday, April 25, 2022....

 

Porky's Sugar Camp since 1976 near Maple Plain in Minnesota - P-7

Porky White began this sugar camp back in 1976 out near Maple Plain, MN. He is remembered by carrying on this tradition by making maple syrup and maple candy. To learn more on Porky's Sugar Camp, visit their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/Porkys-Sugarbush-111339858928422/photos/pcb.5261038450625...

 

Warrior Boy's and Girl's Basketball Teams' Banquet held at RLHS - P13

Warrior Boy's and Girl's Basketball Teams' Banquet held at Red Lake High School on Wednesday, April 6, 2022....

 

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