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Seven Clans Casino-Warroad opens on time; Thief River Casino opened 10 hours late

At about 8 AM on Thursday, May 28, 2020, the message on Facebook read: Our Warroad location is now OPEN!! However, our Thief River Falls location is still experiencing technical difficulties. Please stay tuned for an update on that location. Another message read: Our Thief River Falls property is having some technical...

 

Minneapolis police station on fire as Twin Cities protests grow

The Twin Cities continued to convulse Thursday in the wake of the Memorial Day death of George Floyd while being restrained by a Minneapolis police officer, another chaotic chapter in America's - and Minnesota's - long reckoning with the killing of unarmed black men by law enforcement officers. Framed by grief and rage over...

 

'Flash looting' spreads to St. Paul; squad cars pelted with rocks, bricks

Unrest spilled into St. Paul's Midway district Thursday as looters ambushed stores and pelted police cars with rocks, bricks and liquor bottles, a violent outgrowth of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. Officers responded to the Target store on University Avenue around 11:30 a.m. and found 50 to 60 people grabbing merchandise...

 

George Floyd's death returns spotlight to Sen. Amy Klobuchar prosecutor past

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody this week has renewed concerns about Sen. Amy Klobuchar's time as a Hennepin County prosecutor as she is being vetted as a potential running mate for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The selection of Biden's No. 2 is unfolding as many blacks - a key voting bloc...

 

Protests and unrest continues across Twin Cities following death of George Floyd

Frenetic, racially charged protests erupted once again across the Twin Cities on Thursday over the death of George Floyd, marking the third day and night of sustained rage directed at Minneapolis police and politicians. Late Thursday, Minneapolis police' Third Precinct headquarters, the site of many previous protests over the...

 

Target closes 24 Twin Cities stores until further notice

Target has closed its 24 Twin Cities metro stores until further notice as rioting and looting following protests of George Floyd's death hit several of its stores. The Lake Street Target, which was nearly destroyed in overnight looting, is among the Minneapolis stores, along with the downtown store on Nicollet Mall as well as...

 

Protests could exacerbate COVID-19 spread in Minnesota

Health officials warned Thursday that mass protests over police brutality could exacerbate the spread of COVID-19 in Minnesota and trigger a surge in an outbreak that has had a disproportionate impact on minorities. State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said it is understandable that people are protesting and speaking out...

 

Long Prairie Packing latest Minnesota meatpacking plant to have COVID-19 outbreak

An outbreak at yet another Minnesota meat plant, Long Prairie Packing, sparked a more than sixfold increase in COVID-19 cases in Todd County over the past two weeks. The county's case count stood at 296 Thursday, including 227 workers at the beef-processing plant in the central Minnesota city of Long Prairie, according to the...

 

Trump escalates war on Twitter, social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump escalated his war on Twitter and other social media companies Thursday, signing an executive order challenging the lawsuit protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. Announced with fanfare, the president's action yet appeared to be more about politics...

 

Manhunts after hundreds flee quarantine in Zimbabwe, Malawi

BLANTYRE, Malawi - Manhunts have begun after hundreds of people, some with the coronavirus, fled quarantine centers in Zimbabwe and Malawi while authorities worry they will spread COVID-19 in countries whose health systems can be rapidly overwhelmed. In Malawi, more than 400 people recently repatriated from South Africa and...

 

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready?

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Top health officials say the end of this year would be a best case scenario. But scientists have never created a vaccine so quickly, and there's no guarantee any under development will ultimately work. Worldwide, testing recently started or is about to start for about a dozen potential...

 

Looting and flames erupt in Minneapolis amid growing protests over George Floyd's death

Anger over the death of George Floyd under a police officer's knee spilled into the streets of Minneapolis for a second night Wednesday, intensifying well beyond Tuesday night's unrest with a shooting death, widespread looting and a fire that shrouded the Lake Street neighborhood in smoke. One person was fatally shot in the...

 

Minnesota Governor Activates National Guard Amid Protests Over George Floyd's Death

Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday signed an executive order activating the Minnesota National Guard to help restore peace following days of furor over a video showing a white police officer holding his knee on the neck of a black man who died. Local leaders urged Walz to deploy the National Guard after peaceful protests, in which...

 

The National Center Announces 'Economic Resilience in the Face of COVID-10' Native Edge Institute

The National Center Announces 'Economic Resilience in the Face of COVID-10' Native Edge Institute Upcoming Native Edge Institute Available virtually at no cost May 28, 2020 SPOKANE, WA — Today, The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) announced the next Native Edge Institute in Spokane, Washington, “Virtual,” to accommodate for...

 
 By Dalton Walker    News    May 29, 2020

Red Lake Nation approves medical cannabis

A historic vote for an Ojibwe tribe in Minnesota revealed mass support for medical cannabis. Red Lake Nation citizens voted on Wednesday in favor of medical cannabis on tribal land with 80 percent approval. The results were 1,765 in favor and 425 against, according to the tribe's election board. A simple majority was needed....

 

Outdoor dining beginning June 1: Answers to commonly asked questions

On June 1, Minnesota moves into Phase 2 of the #StaySafeMN Plan, which includes the option for restaurants and bars to re-open for outdoor dining. We know that there are many questions from businesses and customers about how that process will work. Please see below the answers to questions we’ve been hearing about Executive Order 20-63. What establishments can be open for...

 

Minnesotans with low incomes now able to purchase food online using SNAP benefits

Almost 400,000 people who use the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Minnesota now have more options to buy food safely. Starting May 28, 2020, they can purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards. For now, Walmart and Amazon are the only online retailers approved by the United States Department of Agriculture for SNAP...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

2020 Red Lake High School Graduation - P9

2020 Red Lake High School Graduation held on Saturday, May 23rd in Red Lake. Savannah M. Atkinson, Marlene Blue, Brisenia Bravo, LeShawnda Siseliyah Brun, Jayla Rose Caldwell, KayLynn Jean Chaboyea, Brooke Cloud, LeRiyah Jaden Cloud, Kyleigh J. Defoe-Graves, Joelle Drouillard, Daylen R. French, Autumn Eileen Holthusen, Kyra...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

2020 Red Lake High School Graduation - P10

2020 Red Lake High School Graduation held on Saturday, May 23rd in Red Lake. Savannah M. Atkinson, Marlene Blue, Brisenia Bravo, LeShawnda Siseliyah Brun, Jayla Rose Caldwell, KayLynn Jean Chaboyea, Brooke Cloud, LeRiyah Jaden Cloud, Kyleigh J. Defoe-Graves, Joelle Drouillard, Daylen R. French, Autumn Eileen Holthusen, Kyra...

 

Other 2020 Graduations from local schools - P5

Other 2020 Graduations from local schools...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

Twelve graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020 - P11

Twelve graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020 Crystal Beaulieu-Donnell, Nicole Brun, Cheyenne Clark, Cassidy Defoe, Nicole Desjarlait, Alyssa Grolla, Violet May, Arlene RedEagle, Joseph RedEagle, Jr., Michelle Reynolds, ZaneTyrisah Smith and Jessilyn Spears. RLNC DRIVE-IN GRADUATION 2020 Boozhoo! Congratulations to all...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

Twelve graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020 - P12

Twelve graduate from Red Lake Nation College in 2020 Crystal Beaulieu-Donnell, Nicole Brun, Cheyenne Clark, Cassidy Defoe, Nicole Desjarlait, Alyssa Grolla, Violet May, Arlene RedEagle, Joseph RedEagle, Jr., Michelle Reynolds, ZaneTyrisah Smith and Jessilyn Spears. RLNC DRIVE-IN GRADUATION 2020 Boozhoo! Congratulations to all...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

Looking Back to 2013 - Red Lake High School Prom - P9

Looking Back to 2013 - Red Lake High School Prom...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

Looking Back to 2013 - Spring Band Concert - P9

Looking Back to 2013 - Spring Band Concert...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    May 29, 2020

Looking Back to 2013 - Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Carnival - P9

Looking Back to 2013 - Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Carnival...

 

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