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Articles from the May 5, 2016 edition


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  • Second Education Information Gathering held at Red Lake Nation College

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    RED LAKE, MN - The second Education Information Gathering was held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at the Red Lake Nation College Cafeteria. Facilitated by Sam Strong, Red Lake Economic Development Director, and Red Lake School's Superintendent Dr. Anne Lundquist, about 30 people attended the two hour session, which started at 6 PM with supper. All community members were welcome at the meeting, where thoughts and ideas about the current school system was shared, suggestions were made for improvement...

  • 11th Annual Youth Leadership Conference kicks off in Red Lake

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    RED LAKE - The 11th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Leadership Conference began on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Red Lake High School the Red Creek Drum Group, and facilitators Chance Rush and Murphy Thomas, followed by the welcome address by Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. The Red Lake Youth Council presented their address and introduced their members, followed by Key Note speakers Kasey Nicholson and Bobby Wilson. Workshops were held in the afternoon until 3:10 PM. They included Moccasin...

  • White Earth leaders address drug epidemic, poverty

    May 5, 2016

    The people of White Earth came together for the annual State of the Nation address at the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen Tuesday to hear the good, the bad and the ugly of reservation life over the past year. It was a year that included the resignation of longtime White Earth Chair Erma Vizenor, who stepped down amid allegations of constitutional reform violations. In her absence, Interim White Earth Chair Steven “Punky” Clark was the main keynote speaker. Clark is White Earth’s District 1 Representative. He started out talking about effor...

  • "What's Left - Lives Touched by Suicide" Art Exhibit held at Red Lake Nation College - P2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    "What's Left - Lives Touched by Suicide" Art Exhibit was held at Red Lake Nation College on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The exhibit is a multimedia exhibit designed to create a proactive community dialogue about suicide and mental illness, featuring over a dozen artists in a variety of forms. The opening reception took place, and the exhibit will run for thirty days. Red Lake School's Superintendent Anne Lundquist put the exhibit together....

  • Two bad early innings help Nevis to beat Red Lake 15-5 - P2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    On Tuesday, May 3, 2016, the Red Lake Warrior Baseball Team hosted Nevis. Two bad early innings for Red Lake helped Nevis to secure the win, 15-5. Red Lake Baseball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/04/01/sports/2016-red-lake-warrior-baseball-schedule/45435.html Red Lake Girls Softball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/03/31/sports/2016-red-lake-lady-warriors-upper-mississippi-conference-softball-schedule/45392.html...

  • Lady Warriors Softball Team hosts Pine River in make-up game - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    The Red Lake Lady Warriors Varsity and Junior Varsity Softball Teams hosted Pine River in a make-up game on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Pine River took both games. Red Lake Baseball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/04/01/sports/2016-red-lake-warrior-baseball-schedule/45435.html Red Lake Girls Softball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/03/31/sports/2016-red-lake-lady-warriors-upper-mississippi-conference-softball-schedule/45392.html...

  • Warriors improving, but drop another game to Blackduck - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    The Red Lake Warriors Baseball Team hosted the Blackduck Drakes on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Blackduck beat Red Lake 14-4 in the Drakes home opener on April 12, 2016. Red Lake Baseball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/04/01/sports/2016-red-lake-warrior-baseball-schedule/45435.html Red Lake Girls Softball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/03/31/sports/2016-red-lake-lady-warriors-upper-mississippi-conference-softball-schedule/45392.html...

  • Red Lake High School 2016 Prom - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    The 2016 Red Lake High School Prom was held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Red Lake Casino Event Center. Red Lake High School Prom 2016 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrUKMki48F8...

  • Red Lake Warriors lose home opener to Pine River - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    The Red Lake Warriors Varsity and Junior Varsity lost their home openers 2016 to Pine River on Tuesday, April 19 in Red Lake. Red Lake Baseball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/04/01/sports/2016-red-lake-warrior-baseball-schedule/45435.html Red Lake Girls Softball Schedule: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/03/31/sports/2016-red-lake-lady-warriors-upper-mississippi-conference-softball-schedule/45392.html...

  • The Sara Martin and Robbie Charette Wedding of Saturday, March 26, 2016 - P28

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    The Sara Martin and Robbie Charette Wedding of Saturday, March 26, 2016 held at the Red Lake Casino Event Center....

  • Minneapolis North Polars end Red Lake's winning streak 82-61 at Target Center - P39

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    From KKCQ Sports Radio Class A State Semifinal – Red Lake 61 vs. Minneapolis North 82 The high flying Minneapolis North Polars will play for a State Championship on Saturday, following their 82-61 victory over Red Lake at Target Center in Minneapolis. The Polars will have a chance to win their 6th State Championship in school history. The game began with a 9-0 for the Polars before the Warriors calmed down and got on the board. The lead would stretch to 20 in the first half, but the Warriors c...

  • Red Lake #5 upsets #4 Browerville/Eagle Valley 66-52 to advance in State Tournament - P39

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    From KKCQ Sports Class A State Quarterfinal – Red Lake 66 vs. Browerville/Eagle Valley 52 Fifth seed and seventh-ranked (MBN) Red Lake (27-4) pushed its winning streak to 15 games by knocking off fourth seed and fifth-ranked (MBN) Browerville/Eagle Valley (26-3) 66-62 on Thursday afternoon at Williams Arena in the 2016 MSHSL Class A quarterfinal on the campus of the University of Minnesota. A program with a reputation for a loyal and spirited crowd, Red Lake was buoyed by the sixth man a...

  • Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze - Set 2 - P42

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 5, 2016

    From KKCQ Sports Red Lake Warriors return to State Tournament with 65-44 Section 8A Championship over Northern Freeze Make it three straight trips to the State Tournament for the Red Lake Warriors as they rallied from a halftime deficit to defeat the Northern Freeze Friday night for the Section 8A Championship. The Freeze jumped out to a 9-3 lead but Will Morrison knocked down back to back three pointers for the Warriors to tie the game at 9-9. The Freeze would come back and take a seven point...

  • Manufacturers talk educational connections: Industry leaders discuss how to grow workforce, keep young people in the region

    May 5, 2016

    BEMIDJI -- Representatives from construction companies, manufacturing plants and engineering firms gathered at the Sanford Center on Wednesday to discuss the state of industry in northern Minnesota. The meeting was organized by the Highway 2 West Manufacturer's Association, which holds meetings about four times a year in communities from Cass Lake to Grand Forks along the U.S. Highway route. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/business/4025272-manufacturers-talk-educational-connections-industry-leaders-discuss-how-grow...

  • Large wildfire ignites north of Staples; Jet used to extinguish from above

    May 5, 2016

    STAPLES — A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, sending out an air and ground attack by firefighters. Forestry crews with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and area firefighters responded to the wildfire reported at 3:30 p.m. near Oylen, along with a large tanker that holds 3,000 gallons from Bemidji, two track vehicles, three bulldozers and six aircraft. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4025541-large-wildfire-ignites-north-staples-jet-used-extinguish-above...

  • Franken, Klobuchar to visit Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school on Friday

    May 5, 2016

    BENA -- Minnesota U.S. Sens Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar plan to visit the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on Friday. The visit from the senators is the first since nearly $12 million in federal funding was secured to rebuild the dilapidated school on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. The visit will start at noon when Franken and Klobuchar and Larry Roberts, Acting Assistant Secretary on Indian Affairs, tour the school and meet with local officials, students and teachers. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/education/4025274-f...

  • College graduation season arrives

    May 5, 2016

    BEMIDJI -- Here’s a list of graduation ceremonies for local colleges and universities planned for the next few weeks: BSU will graduate more than 1,000 students Friday at 2 p.m. at the Sanford Center. Northwest Technical College will graduate nearly 350 students Friday at 7 p.m. at the Sanford Center. Oak Hills Christian College will graduate 26 of its own and three from Mokahum Ministry in Cass Lake on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji. Leech Lake Tribal College and Red Lake Nation College will hold their c...

  • Bonding bill 'dessert' a Minnesota legislative debate

    May 5, 2016

    ST. PAUL -- Dessert is pretty important to Paul Torkelson. As strange as it sounds, that is one of the major holdups in getting legislative work done this year. Torkelson, a Republican state representative from Hanska, famously calls a public works spending bill, to be financed by the state selling bonds, the "dessert" of the legislative session. That has drawn attacks from Democrats who think bonding is a main course. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4025260-bonding-bill-dessert-minnesota-legislative-debate...

  • Senate shoots down gun cell phone cases

    May 5, 2016

    ST. PAUL -- Young Minnesotans may think mobile telephone cases that look like guns are fun, but state legislators are close to banning them. "Someday, some kid is going to hold up a cell phone case and somebody ... is going to die," Sen. Ron Latz, D-St. Louis Park, said Wednesday before senators unanimously voted to forbid the cases. Latz said the cases easily can be mistaken for real guns and a law enforcement officer or another armed person could shoot in self-defense. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4025283-sena...

  • Drake's bill advances

    May 5, 2016

    ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House unanimously backed a bill Wednesday to increase punishment for drunken drivers charged with a vehicular homicide that occurs within 10 years of another drunken driving offense. The crime would be increased to 15 years in prison from the current 10 years. The bill is named after Drake Bigler, who at 5 months of age died in a traffic accident when his family was headed to a Starbuck, Minn., cabin in 2012. His mother Heather escaped serious injury, but his father Brad suffered major injuries, as did family member...

  • Summer Technology Assistant - Red Lake Elementary Complex

    May 5, 2016

    Employment Opportunity Posted May 4, 2016 to May 15, 2016 JOB TITLE: Summer Technology Assistant BUILDING: Red Lake Elementary Complex REPORTS TO: Technology Coordinator TERMS: Temporary Part-time PURPOSE: The Technology Assistant will help technology staff setup student and staff I-pads. Description: 1. Work the month of June with possible hours in August to help image district I-pads. 2. Will work June 1st until June 30th 3. 8 hours a day. Starting at 8:00 am until 4:30 pm with a 30 minute...

  • Red Lake Media Specialist - Red Lake Schools

    May 5, 2016

    Red Lake School District #38 is accepting applications for the following position: Posted: 04/27/2016 – 05/09/2016 Red Lake Media Specialist General Definition of Work Performs difficult skilled administrative support work developing and maintaining media reports and records, providing administrative support, training and guidance for teachers in the media center, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Principal. Qualification R...

  • .25 FTE Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) - Red Lake Schools

    May 5, 2016

    Red Lake School District #38 is accepting applications for the following position: Posted: 04/27/2016 – 05/09/2016 Position Title: .25 FTE Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Supervisor: Assistant Superintendent of Special Services Bargaining Group: Teachers Association Revised: 04/12/2016 Terms: Nine (9) month Preferred Qualifications: Family Education/Early Childhood licensure OR Parent and Family Education license AND one of the following licenses: 1. Nursery School 2.Prekindergarten T...

  • Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions to Sponsor Seattle International Film Festival

    May 5, 2016

    SEATTLE — May 4, 2016 — Vulcan Productions announced today the sponsorship of the Seattle International Film Festival. Founded by philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen, Vulcan Productions produces compelling feature films, television programming, digital content and outreach initiatives designed to inspire people to take action on the critical issues of our time. The sponsorship of the Seattle International Film Festival continues Paul Allen’s long-time commitment to supporting art and culture in the Pacific Northwest. In addit...

  • Research and promotion councils elect new representatives

    May 5, 2016

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – Agriculture producers in Minnesota have elected new board members to serve on five commodity research and promotion councils. The councils play an important role in coordinating the ongoing development of farm products, such as grains and meats. Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Commissioner Dave Frederickson expressed his appreciation of producers who participated in the elections. “Through commodity council elections, producers have a say in how their check-off dollars are spent. It’s very important that they take ad...

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