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Articles from the August 17, 2011 edition


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  • Red Lake Nation Fair Security Workers

    Aug 17, 2011

    **Attention Red Lake Nation Members** This notice is being put out to those who are interested in being security for the upcoming Red Lake Fair & Powwow. There will be a meeting held at the Humanities Building on August 24, 2011 @ 5:00pm 'start' at which time the doors will be closed and locked. For those possible candidates, a lottery style drawing will be held at this time along with instructions and rules from head security. If you are interested, please call the Youth Recreation Department @ 679-4199 and leave your name & number. Mii...

  • Red Lake School Board Meeting

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    Red Lake School Board Meeting Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 2 PM - Administration Building...

  • Red Lake Schools to Start on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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    All Red Lake Schools will start the week of August 22, 2011, with teachers coming back at that time, and the first student day on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. However, buses will not run until Wednesday morning, August 24, 2011. Students must be accompanied by their parents on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, for registration and parent/teacher conferences, which will begin at 12:30 PM through 7 PM, with a meal being served about 4:30 PM at each school. Teachers have been contacting parents and students...

  • Dr. Kathleen Annette's Retirement from IHS Reception

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    The Bemidji Area Office Staff invite you to a reception in honor of the retirement of Dr. Kathleen Annette from Indian Health Service. Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, located at 1500 Birchmont Drive in Bemidji....

  • Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsors Basketball Clinic

    Chris Jourdain|Aug 17, 2011

    Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsored a basketball clinic for boys and girls that was held at the Red Lake High School. First up was the girls for the week of Aug 1-5, with the younger girls, 8-13yrs old held from 10a-12p and was followed by the older girls, 14-18 yrs, from 1p-3p. By the middle of the week the girls were showing up at 930am and staying til 330, and some of the girls attended both sessions. The girls worked hard on the drills, and each one of them showed improvement...

  • Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsors Basketball Clinic - P2

    Chris Jourdain|Aug 17, 2011

    Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsored a basketball clinic for boys and girls that was held at the Red Lake High School. First up was the girls for the week of Aug 1-5, with the younger girls, 8-13yrs old held from 10a-12p and was followed by the older girls, 14-18 yrs, from 1p-3p. By the middle of the week the girls were showing up at 930am and staying til 330, and some of the girls attended both sessions. The girls worked hard on the drills, and each one of them showed improvement...

  • Area students struggle to meet science standards

    Anne Williams, Bemidji Pioneer|Aug 17, 2011

    There was not much of a difference between the state test scores of last year and those of the previous year, according to information released last week from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. More than 170,000 students in grades 5, 8 and high school took the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II science tests, which measure student performance on state science standards. About 54 percent of high school students in the state were proficient, a slight increase in the percentage of proficient scores each year since 2008. Fewer than...

  • Minnesota Science MCA-II Scores Remain Flat

    Aug 17, 2011

    Roseville - Science MCA-II online assessment results released by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) today show that student scores in science remained relatively flat compared to last year’s results. “The 2011 Science MCA-II results, like the NAEP scores and others we’ve seen over the past few months, reinforce our need to approach science and math education with a sense of urgency,” Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius said. “While we see some slight gains among some groups of students, they are not enough to...

  • Road Construction Projects Updates

    Aug 17, 2011

    CITY OF BEMIDJI - effective Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 7:00 AM there will be a short section of Birchmont Dr NE, in front of Birch Hall, BSU, closed just south of Diamond Point park for three days in order to install some lines water lines. Diamond Point Park will still be accessible although there will be barricades for the construction. Motorists can make their way around the barricades if they come in from the north side of the Park and enter. Use caution and watch for workers. Detour signs will be in place. UPDATED: be advised the...

  • Aug 17, 2011

    In an itinerary that covered every commissioner’s district, the Beltrami County Board and staff members made on-site inspections Tuesday of planned and accomplished infrastructure improvements....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    Hundreds of Minnesota schools would escape federal penalties and others would avoid being added to a fast-growing list of "failing" schools under a waiver the state has requested from the No Child Left Behind law....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    Worried that Minnesota's iconic North Woods moose population could be doomed, the state Department of Natural Resources is proposing an end to recreational deer feeding in northeast Minnesota and the possible closure of moose hunting....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost millions to produce....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) - Authorities arrested three people near the Arizona Snowbowl in the latest round of protests against using reclaimed water for making snow....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) -- Attorneys for a self-help author convicted of negligent homicide want a new trial based on what they contend was a pattern of misconduct by prosecutors. Prosecutors say that's unnecessary because any errors they made during James Arthur Ray's trial were unintentional and did not affect the jury's verdict....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    WASHINGTON – The permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act is safe for now. That’s according to a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit handed down on August 12, which found that some parts of the overall Obama administration healthcare plan are unconstitutional—but not the Indian health law....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    The Black Hills Motor Classic motorcycle rally in Sturgis, the single biggest motorcycle event in the world, drawing in close to a half a million bikers each August, has helped the small South Dakota town to become known as "Motorcycle City USA"....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    Members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and other Indian tribes from throughout the United States will share some of their traditions with visitors to the Mall of America Thursday, August 18....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    GALLUP, N.M.—The 55-year-old man was found lying on the side of the road on the Navajo Nation, a pack of dogs mauling him relentlessly. Emergency workers chased them away, but the pack—their ribs sticking out—kept trying to circle back....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    A video purporting to show an auburn-haired Sasquatch tromping through the woods north of Stillwater is causing a buzz among those fascinated by the ever-elusive Elvis of the wildlife world....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    Four years ago, Russian researchers made a bold, if unseen, move. From a submarine, deep beneath the icy waters of the North Pole, they planted a Russian flag on the ocean floor....

  • Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case

    Aug 17, 2011

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Colorado antiquities dealer and his wife to probation as part of an investigation into the looting of American Indian artifacts. Read more: http://acn.liveauctioneers.com/index.php/features/crime-and-litigation/5274-colo-man-wife-get-probation-in-utah-looting-case#ixzz1VG5yOu00...

  • Murder suspect caught on Wyoming reservation

    Aug 17, 2011

    RIVERTON — A two-day search for a Texas man wanted for murder after an alleged altercation in a Riverton motel room ended Sunday. Read more: http://trib.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_5a4a1aef-eb93-53d3-b1b7-dded3fd035e0.html#ixzz1VG6Q7H5z...

  • Aug 17, 2011

    Minnesota high school students scored nearly two points above the national average in the ACT college entrance exam....

  • Aug 17, 2011

    IRVING, N.Y. — The westernmost spur of the New York State Thruway is a lonely four-lane road, lined by leafy sugar maple trees and little else....

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