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Articles from the May 27, 2011 edition

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Red Lake Middle School students show consistent increases in national tests.

RLMS students listed below have achieved year long individual growth in the NWEA standardized tests in math, reading or language arts. In all, 63 students made substantial individual progress throughout the 2010 – 11 school year; way to go middle schoolers! Students that performed a ‘triple header’ scoring year long increases in all three tests include: Kayla Anderson,...

 
 By Jon Roberts    Sports    May 27, 2011

RLYB Falls Short in Season Opener

In Bemidji Youth Baseball action Thursday night, the Red Lake Nation Youth Baseball team was involved in a slugfest with Team Subway. Subway started off the 1st inning by getting Patrick Tahahwah, Jr. for 4 runs only for Red Lake to answer with a couple of their own in their half of the 1st frame. Red Lake scored 3 more in the 2...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    May 27, 2011

Redby Holds 2nd Annual Spring Fling

The Second Annual Spring Fling will be held in Redby on Saturday June 4th, 2011 from 1 to 4 PM at the Art Thunder Memorial Park in Redby. Some of the happenings during the day will be a BBQ Rib Cook-off, Bouncy House for the kids, Games, Dancing, a three-man basketball competition, Potluck Feast, and much more. According to orga...

 

Red Lake High School Prom 2011 - P5

The Red Lake High School Prom 2011 was held on Saturday, April 30th at the Red Lake Casino and Event Center in Red Lake. Editor's note: All photographs taken are not available at this time, but will be in the near future. These that are on there now, may be rotated with others until all are available. You can also view the...

 

Red Lake High School Prom 2011 - P6

The Red Lake High School Prom 2011 was held on Saturday, April 30th at the Red Lake Casino and Event Center in Red Lake. Editor's note: All photographs taken are not available at this time, but will be in the near future. These that are on there now, may be rotated with others until all are available. You can also view the...

 

Lisa Marie Smith

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday June 3, 2011 at the St. Antipas Cemetery in Redby, with the Rev. Josephine Smith officiating. Please join us for a meal after services, which will start promptly after her burial, at the Redby Center. Arrangements are with the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji. The Osterloh/Smith family would like to take this...

 

Clifford Wilson

Clifford “Kippy” Gene “Biidway Giishig,” which means Rolling Thunder, Wilson, 63, of Cass Lake, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the Cass Lake Indian Health Service Hospital in Cass Lake. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake, with the Rev. George Ross and...

 

Red Lake Tribal Programs to close at noon today through Monday

In a memo issued by Chairman Floyd Jourdain on May 24, 2011, all Red Lake Tribal Programs will close on Friday, May 27, 2011 at noon and remain closed through Monday, May 30, 2011 for Memorial Day. Essential rule will be in effect for those programs that need to remain open....

 

Classic Wigwam to reopen in Lake George

One of Lake George’s most recognizable cornerstone businesses will re-open June 4 after a two-year hiatus that seemed endless to visitors....

 

Police investigate Bemidji TrekNorth student stabbing

Shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday, Bemidji Police officers assisted by Beltrami County Sheriff’s deputies and Minnesota State Patrol troopers, responded to a report of a stabbing on the trail south of TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School. According to Bemidji Police Sgt. Dave Hanson, two TrekNorth girls got into a mutual altercation and one stabbed the other with a pen. The...

 
 By Al Edenloff    Features    May 27, 2011

Alexandria celebrates American Indian cultures

Although Alexandria may not have a large population of American Indian residents, they deserve to be celebrated. That’s why the Alexandria City Council has proclaimed May as American Indian Month. The council approved a proclamation at its May 23 meeting that noted the following: • American Indians have played a vital role in the life and history of the city of Alexandria,...

 

An inspiring triumph over fetal alcohol syndrome

As a freshman at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Hunter Sargent wanted to play football. The coach, worried that Sargent was too small and insufficiently focused, said no. So the team's big-hearted quarterback feigned illness and gave his uniform and helmet to Sargent....

 

Dayton vetoes voter ID

Saying that election reform measures should reflect a broad bipartisan consensus, Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday slapped down a GOP bill that would have required voters to present a photo ID at the polls....

 

Woman describes time in Arizona sweat lodge

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) -- Brandy Rainey brought her hands toward her face, motioning to a jury in a self-help author's manslaughter trial Thursday how the steam from water poured over hot rocks in a sweat lodge ceremony rolled over her body, up her nose and scathed her throat....

 

Seneca councilor from New York addresses United Nations forum

IRVING, N.Y. (AP) — A Seneca Nation tribal councilor has taken the western New York tribe's concerns over treaty rights to a United Nations forum....

 

Controller, OMB offices raided in misuse of funds investigation

Special Prosecutor Alan Balaran this week confiscated documents from the Office of the Controller and the Office of Management and Budget....

 

The Hopi Nation climbs toward wireless in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz. – Native American tribes are spread across the state of Arizona, and Mark Goldstein, president of the International Research Center in Tempe, Ariz., consults with some of the independent nations to make their lives more accessible with technology....

 

Yakama Sues Feds for Violations of Treaty, Consultation, TLOA

During a visit to Washington this week, the chairman of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and members of his delegation will go to the National Archives to view the original 1855 Treaty with the Yakama. It will be a poignant experience for the leader of the Yakama people who live along the Columbia River and the central plateau of Washington...

 

Deaths of 2 ND children treated as homicide; father sentenced for reckless endangerment

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. — Spirit Lake Nation prosecutor Joe Vetsch says the deaths of two children are being investigated as a homicide case....

 

8th Circuit rules against Oglala Sioux man

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – The case of Wesley “Chuck” Jacobs, former treasurer of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and recipient of the McArthur Genius Award of nearly $300,000, was decided by the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals last week....

 

Used textbooks from Cozad school find new home on S.D. reservation

COZAD — Cozad Elementary School is donating used textbooks to St. Joseph Indian School in Chamberlain, S.D....

 

Eight tribe members indicted in embezzlement case

Eight members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe have been charged in federal court with conspiracy to embezzle federal funds belonging to the tribe’s Vocational Rehabilitation Program, administered by the tribe based in Fort Totten, N.D....

 

New details released on replacing chairperson McCoy

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI - There will not be an election to fill the seat left vacant by Sault Tribe Chairman Darwin "Joe" McCoy, who announced his immediate resignation as the elected leader Tribe on Tuesday, May 10....

 

Mohawks upset by union requirement

HOGANSBURG — Some members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe are unhappy that subcontractors on the General Motors Powertrain remediation project in Massena are hiring only union workers....

 

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