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 By Michael Barrett    News    May 20, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016

RED LAKE - Last week, twenty-three Red Lake Nation College students graduated in a ceremony held at Leech Lake Tribal College, but on Thursday, May 19, 2016, a Special Recognition Ceremony was held outside on the campus with Red Lake in the background. The ceremony began with an introduction by Mistress of Ceremonies Lorena...

 

Red Lake Nation 2016 Tribal Election Results Certified

Members of the Red Lake Nation went to the polls on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, for the purpose of electing four District Representatives for a four year term, one each from the Ponemah, Redby, Red Lake and Little Rock Districts. The incumbents are Randy Kingbird, Ponemah District Representative; Allen Pemberton, Redby District...

 

Runoff elections to be set for Red Lake district races

RED LAKE -- A runoff election will be scheduled in four Red Lake districts after the general election was held Wednesday. Voters went to the polls to elect representatives to four-year terms in the Ponemah, Redby, Red Lake and Little Rock districts. If candidates receive 50 percent of the vote plus one, they are declared the winner of the race; however, if no candidate...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 20, 2016

Red Lake Middle School inducts 4 new members into National Junior Honor Society

RED LAKE - On Thursday, May 19, 2016, four new members were inducted into the Red Lake Middle School Junior Honor Society, and eleven current members were recognized in a special ceremony at the Red Lake Middle School Mini-Theater. The National Junior Honor Society is a worldwide organization that promotes and supports student...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Thursday Evening LaCrosse Action in Red Lake

Thursday Evening LaCrosse Action in Red Lake...

 

Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff's Office uses Narcan to save victim

BEMIDJI -- Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week, where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical emergency, according to a release Thursday from Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp. Police...

 

Congratulations to Red Lake School District Retiring Staff Members

Congratulations to Red Lake School District Retiring Staff Members Jane McCollum Tawana Fairbanks Linda Bowman Patty Stomberg Gloria Collyard Linda Gulbranson On behalf of the School Board and District Staff I would like to wish each of you the very best in this next chapter in your lives. Your service to the students of Red...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Lady Warriors downed by Lady Mustangs on very cold evening - P5

On Friday, May 13, 2016 the Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted the Kelliher-Northome Mustangs and what may have been one of the coldest days ever in the middle of May. The Lady Warriors' young team were defeated due to some good pitching and hitting by the Mustangs....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 20, 2016

Red Lake High School Annual Warrior's Honor Banquet held in Red Lake - P7

On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 the Red Lake High School held their annual Warrior's Honor Banquet at the Seven Clans Casino Event Center in Red Lake. The evening banquet honored students in both academics and athletics. In academics, members of the Knowledge Bowl were recognizes, as well as members of the RLHS Band, the 2016...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 20, 2016

Day Two: 6th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Conference held in Red Lake - P8

RED LAKE - On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the second day of the 6th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Conference began at 8 AM at the Red Lake Casino Event Center with registration and breakfast. After the Opening Ceremony, Red Lake's eldest elder, Gordon Bailey, presented the welcome and opening remarks. A Talent Show took place, with...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 20, 2016

Day One: 6th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Conference held in Red Lake - P9

RED LAKE - On Monday, May 9, 2016 the 6th Annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Conference began at 8 AM at the Red Lake Casino Event Center with registration and breakfast. Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. gave the welcome and opening remarks, followed by an exhibition by Larry Yazzie and the Native Pride Dancers. Two presentations took...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Lady Warriors Softball Team hosts Pine River in make-up game - P16

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...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Warriors improving, but drop another game to Blackduck - P18

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...

 

Red Lake High School 2016 Prom - P20

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...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Warriors win first two games of season with 12-6 win over Lake of the Woods - P11

The Red Lake Warriors won their first two games of the season with 12-6 win over Lake of the Woods in Red Lake. Although they only played one game, they decided beforehand that this scheduled double-header would give two victories to the winner. Red Lake was supposed to play a game at Lake of the Woods in April but was...

 
 By Michael Barrett    Sports    May 20, 2016

Red Lake #5 upsets #4 Browerville/Eagle Valley 66-52 to advance in State Tournament - P50

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...

 

Respecting the badge. Residents turn out for law enforcement memorial honoring officers who lost their lives

BEMIDJI -- Law enforcement officers and area residents joined side-by-side Thursday in the shadow of Beltrami County's Judicial Center to honor personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty. The service, an annual memorial held in Bemidji for more than 15 years, is an opportunity to pay respect to officers locally and nationally, said Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp....

 

Licensing staff crunch blamed for shortage of teachers: Board's budget problems delaying legislative action

ST. PAUL -- A budget gap at the Minnesota Board of Teaching is slowing efforts to improve the state’s educator-licensing system, seen as key to help remedy a statewide teacher shortage. Erin Doan, the board’s executive director, said a $16,000 budget gap has staff members voluntarily taking a day without pay each week and board members holding their June meeting online....

 

East Grand Forks man faces sex charges involving two young children

CROOKSTON, Minn. -- An East Grand Forks man is facing decades in prison on charges of having sexual contact with an 8-year-old and a 5-year-old. Jesus DeLosSantos, 31, made his first appearance Thursday in Polk County District Court on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, all felonies. East Grand Forks...

 

Recall for sunflower products due to possible Listeria contamination expanded

CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Canadian company with a plant in Crookston has expanded a recall of sunflower kernel products due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. SunOpta, based in the Toronto area, called the expansion a "precaution" in a news release issued Wednesday. The initial recall was limited to sunflower kernel products produced at its Crookston facility...

 

Canadian energy board recommends Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Energy Board of Canada today gave its stamp of approval to an expansion of the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline that would make it 60,000 barrels per day larger than the rejected Keystone XL pipeline proposal. If final approval is given by the federal government of Canada sometime later this year, the Trans Mountain pipeline capacity would...

 

GENERALIST - HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT GENERALIST HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT Open: May 20, 2016 Closing: June 20, 2016 3:00 p.m. SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE Responsible for performing human resources related duties on a professional level for the Comprehensive Health Services and Jourdain Perpich Extended Care Center employees. This position carries out...

 

Working Group Approves American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for Vote

Washington, D.C. — The American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has been approved to go before the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly in June, 2016. The OAS is a regional intergovernmental human rights organization of 35 member countries of the Americas including the United States. “This is an historic day for indigenous peoples in the...

 

Man extricated from burning car that crashed in north Minneapolis

A man is in “very critical” condition at a hospital after firefighters cut him out of a burning car that crashed early Friday at a north Minneapolis intersection. The motorist, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was driving on Hwy. 55 at Bryant Avenue N. when he crashed at 12:24 a.m., police said. http://www.startribune.com/man-extricated-from-bur...

 

Half-cent sales tax is last-ditch plan to secure light-rail funding

Legislators and regional transportation officials are increasingly eyeing a new metro area sales tax as a way to break up a bitter political deadlock over transit funding at the State Capitol. The Metropolitan Council is rapidly running out of options to come up with $135 million needed to lock in critical federal funding for Southwest light-rail transit. GOP House Speaker...

 

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