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Articles from the May 31, 2012 edition


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  • Sisters graduate from Northwest Technical College

    May 31, 2012

    Inex Sigana and her sister Jenet Rosebear were recent graduates from Northwest Technical College on May 4, 2012. They both made the Dean's List upon graduating and Jenet graduated with Honors. The two are pictures with their parents, Bonnie McGraw and Delmar Desjarlait after graduation ceremonies at the Sanford Center in Bemidji....

  • RLYB Wins 5th Straight, 23-10

    Jon Roberts|May 31, 2012

    In Bemidji Youth Baseball action Tuesday night, Red Lake remained hot and won it’s 5th straight game dating back to last season, beating 1st National Bank 23-10. It was a cold, rainy evening and pitchers from both teams had trouble finding the strike zone. But early on in the 1st inning starting pitcher Aaron White was able to shake off a lead-off walk and strike out the next 2 out of 3 batters and got the other out on a pop up. Red Lake’s home half of the 1st started with back-to-back...

  • 2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P2 - Friday Night Grand Entry WINNERS TEEN CATEGORIES TEEN GIRLS TRADITIONAL (12-17) PTS. 1st Place: 370 Jade Gustafson, Thunder Bay, Ontario $400.00 2nd Place: 295 Jaleesa Star Blanket, Roseau River, Manitoba $300.00 3rd Place: 260 Wamblie Littlesky, Kyle SD $200.00 4th Place: 200 Nichole Nordwall, Stillwater, OK $100.00 TEEN GIRLS JINGLE (12-17) PTS 1st Place: 425 Derian Yuzzicappi, Fort Qu'appelle, SK $400.00 2nd Place: 400 Mallory Oakes, Saskatoon, SK...

  • 2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P2 - Friday Night Grand Entry WINNERS TEEN CATEGORIES TEEN GIRLS TRADITIONAL (12-17) PTS. 1st Place: 370 Jade Gustafson, Thunder Bay, Ontario $400.00 2nd Place: 295 Jaleesa Star Blanket, Roseau River, Manitoba $300.00 3rd Place: 260 Wamblie Littlesky, Kyle SD $200.00 4th Place: 200 Nichole Nordwall, Stillwater, OK $100.00 TEEN GIRLS JINGLE (12-17) PTS 1st Place: 425 Derian Yuzzicappi, Fort Qu'appelle, SK $400.00 2nd Place: 400 Mallory Oakes, Saskatoon, SK...

  • 2012 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    The Red Lake Nation College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Seven Clans Casino Events Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Liberal Arts Graduates were Charmaine Andersen, Charlene Anderson, Gerald "Keith" Blue and David Cobenais, Sr. Small Business Entrepreneurship Graduates were Michael Donnell, Janis Hart, Luwanna Lasley, Marilyn Littlecreek, Roma Lussier, Allura May, Timothy Neadeau, Beverly Pemberton, Robyn Pemberton and Robert Pemberton Jr. Youth Build Leader Graduates were Stephanie...

  • 2012 Red Lake Nation College Graduation held in Red Lake - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    The Red Lake Nation College Commencement Ceremony was held at the Seven Clans Casino Events Center on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Liberal Arts Graduates were Charmaine Andersen, Charlene Anderson, Gerald "Keith" Blue and David Cobenais, Sr. Small Business Entrepreneurship Graduates were Michael Donnell, Janis Hart, Luwanna Lasley, Marilyn Littlecreek, Roma Lussier, Allura May, Timothy Neadeau, Beverly Pemberton, Robyn Pemberton and Robert Pemberton Jr. Youth Build Leader Graduates were Stephanie...

  • Richard Barrett Sr. Appreciation Dinner held for the Little Rock Community - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    About 200 people showed up Richard Barrett's Appreciation Dinner for the Little Rock Community. The dinner, held on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Little Rock Round House, was in appreciation for the community, as they reelected him to another 4 years as their district representative....

  • Richard Barrett Sr. Appreciation Dinner held for the Little Rock Community - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    About 200 people showed up Richard Barrett's Appreciation Dinner for the Little Rock Community. The dinner, held on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Little Rock Round House, was in appreciation for the community, as they reelected him to another 4 years as their district representative....

  • Red Lake VFW Memorial Day Ceremony held in Red Lake - P3

    Charmaine Branchaud|May 31, 2012

    A Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Red Lake VFW, was held at the 7 Clans Casino Events Center in Red Lake on Monday, May 28, 2012. The ceremony honored all veterans, and a feast followed....

  • Red Lake VFW Memorial Day Ceremony held in Red Lake - P4

    Charmaine Branchaud|May 31, 2012

    A Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Red Lake VFW, was held at the 7 Clans Casino Events Center in Red Lake on Monday, May 28, 2012. The ceremony honored all veterans, and a feast followed....

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2012 - P20

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|May 31, 2012

    Class of 2012 Kevin Anderson Brandon Beaulieu Stephanie Brown Marie Chaboyea Mari Cobenais Jasmine Deegan Edward Good Serena Graves Angelo Hart Jeffrey Hinden Paulajo Johnson Stephen LaDuke-Fajardo Nashelle Auginash Ontequa Matt Robert McNeal Katarina Mondragon Alyss Mountain Krysta Needham Travis Owens Joseph Perkins Chelsey Redbear Anthony Smith Shianne Auginash Antone Cloud Tiffany Haukaas Winter Kingbird...

  • Cross burning investigated as bias crime, provides stiffer penalties for those convicted under state law

    Bethany Wesley, Bemidji Pioneer|May 31, 2012

    NORTHERN TOWNSHIP – The investigation into the burning cross in a yard here early Friday morning is being investigated as a bias crime. An 8-foot-tall burning cross was reported in a Northern Township yard at about 12:40 a.m. Friday. A woman reported she saw the light of the flames from her bedroom window and ran outside, dousing the 3-foot flames with water. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said officers are investigating the report, and requested the public help by reporting any information related to the incident by calling...

  • Three day watercolor painting workshop - June 19, 20 & 21

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    The Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center in Park Rapids is announcing a three day watercolor painting workshop, "Painting Crystal in Watercolor." It will be held on June 19, 20 & 21 from 9AM until 4 PM each day in Park Rapids. Instructed by June Young , an experienced watercolorist and well known teacher, you will enjoy excellent instruction and personal attention in this class... June has taught workshops in Park Rapids before and always has ended up with participants who say they are truly happy to have taken the class with many...

  • Free Well Water Testing May 31st 3-8 PM

    Beryl Wernberg, BCSO|ERROR

    The Beltrami County Environmental Services Department and Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), will offer a free nitrate water-testing clinic at the Frohn Town Hall this Thursday May 31 from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. The Frohn town hall is located at 8769 Roosevelt RD SE (about 4 miles east of Bemidji). Nitrates are the most common contaminants in Minnesota's groundwater, and in some areas of the state a significant number of wells have high nitrate levels. With that in mind,...

  • Gathering of Condolence, Strength and Peace at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River June 18-23, 2012

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    “The Elder Tekaroniaken Jake Swamp passed on to the spirit world on October 2010. To honor his dream we are planning to gather Indigenous leaders, women, youth, and elders from Abya Yala, the Americas, in June 2012. This Continental Gathering will take place on the banks of the Mississippi River so people can receive condolence, strength, and inner peace to reaffirm their right to walk the same way as our ancestors once did. We know that the time for change has come.” All Drums and Pipes...

  • MINNESOTA AVENUE TO CLOSE FOR CONSTRUCTION

    May 31, 2012

    BEMIDJI, MN, May 30, 2012-Minnesota Avenue NW will be closed to all traffic on the morning of Thursday May 31 from 9th St NW to 15th St NW, and will remain closed until the evening of Friday, June 1st. The purpose of the closure is to place the final lift of bituminous. Questions regarding the closure should be directed to Karvakko Engineering at 218-444-8004 or City of Bemidji Engineering Department at 218-333-1850....

  • Secretary Salazar, Navajo President Shelly, Senators Bingaman and Udall to Break Ground Saturday on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project

    May 31, 2012

    GALLUP, N.M. – On Saturday, June 2, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly will break ground on the long-awaited Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project in New Mexico. Eventually the project will provide a 280-mile-long pipeline, two water treatment plants and delivery systems that will bring water to more than 250,000 people at more than 43 Navajo chapters, portions of the Jicarilla Apache Nation and the city of Gallup. The initial stage of construction on the project that begins on Saturday will create...

  • Non profit to discuss jobs

    May 31, 2012

    (May 8, 2012) -- Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) will hold an open house on Tuesday, June 12, to let the public know about the job opportunities that the statewide organization offers in the Bemidji area. LSS is Minnesota’s largest, non-profit human service organization with 2,400 employees who provide a wide variety of services including adoption and foster care, support to people with disabilities, senior dining, financial counseling, senior companion and foster grandparents programs and guardianship options, to name a few. LSS...

  • Pioneer Editorial: Abhorrent act shouldn’t be tolerated

    Bemidji Pioneer|May 31, 2012

    A burning cross, inscribed with racist comments, set in one family’s yard late last week shows the greater Bemidji area still has work to do in improving race relations. The disgusting act, by a single person or group in the cloak of night, is reminiscent of decades-old intolerance and bigotry. There is no place for cruel, terroristic acts in our community. Early Friday, a Northern Township woman, the mother of two adult children whose father is black, discovered the 8-foot burning cross propped against a tree outside her home. After extingui...

  • Hate Crime in Bemidji Community

    May 31, 2012

    Dear Bemidji Area Community Members: We at Shared Vision/Bemidji Area Race Relations Council issue this public statement strongly condemning the recent hate crime actions in our community. As diverse members of the community, we firmly believe that the burning of a cross, inscribed with racist language, is an act of intimidation and violence. We strongly condemn this terrible action and the message in sends and we stand in solidarity with others who are committed to racial and social justice in...

  • May 31, 2012

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court dismissed a class-action lawsuit against the maker of Marlboro Lights on Wednesday, ruling that the state's 1998 settlement with the tobacco industry bars the case from going forward....

  • May 31, 2012

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. – After a long streak of boasting one of the nation’s lowest rates of children living in poverty, Minnesota has been “slipping” in recent years compared to the rest of the nation, said research director Kara Arzamendia with the Children’s Defense Fund....

  • May 31, 2012

    The Manitoba government has won a temporary court injunction to close down a First Nations smoke shop that has been selling cigarettes illegally since November....

  • New light on Fort Apache Reservation rapes

    May 31, 2012

    They appear in court documents as Jane Does 1 through 9. Nine girls and women, their identities protected from the public, say they were assaulted by a Fort Apache resident named Jefferson Gatewood beginning in September 1992 and continuing through 2010. Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2012/05/30/20120530fort-apache-reservation-rapes.html#ixzz1wS7LkuhX...

  • May 31, 2012

    The Snoqualmie Tribe will discuss its blood-quantum audit at a general membership meeting in June, just as a dissident tribunal holds gatherings aimed at electing a new council....

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