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Articles from the June 1, 2012 edition


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  • Red Lake Hospital undergoing some changes

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 2012

    The Red Lake Hospital is undergoing some changes in May, such as some remodeling and an addition to the Pharmacy, and outside and nearly finished, is a new look to their entry area. Some fencing has been added in the front area, some new safety items, along with some new plants and trees. The parking area has some additional handicapped parking areas as well, and that will be resurfaced soon....

  • Man pleads guilty to hitting woman with vehicle in 2010

    Jun 1, 2012

    BEMIDJI – A Red Lake man has pleaded guilty to felony criminal vehicle operation for his role in severely injuring a pedestrian on the side of Highway 89 in 2010. James Robert Brown, 27, of Red Lake, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before Beltrami County District Judge Paul Benshoof. Sentencing has been set for July 2 before Judge Shari Schluchter. Brown is accused of making a U-turn along state Highway 89 at about 11:20 p.m. March 5, 2010, and subsequently striking a female who was on the side of the road. The victim, Sonja Lussier of Red Lake,...

  • Redby woman receives 2-year prison term for hiding boyfriend wanted in shooting

    Jun 1, 2012

    DULUTH – A 22-year-old Redby woman received a two-year prison term Wednesday for attempting to hide a suspect from federal law enforcement. Jerilee Jane Head previously was convicted for being an accessory after the fact. According to the indictment and the evidence presented at trial, Head assisted her boyfriend, Donald Leigh Clark Jr., in his attempt to elude authorities. Clark was hiding from law enforcement after being charged with the Nov. 3, 2010, killing of one man and the wounding of two others on the Red Lake Indian Reservation....

  • 2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P9 - 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 - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 2012

    2012 Seven Clans Casino-TRF Pow Wow - P10 - 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 - P13

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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 - P14

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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 - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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 - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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 High School Graduation 2012 - P21

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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...

  • Red Lake High School Graduation 2012 - P22

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 1, 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...

  • Red Lake VFW Memorial Day Ceremony held in Red Lake - P5

    Charmaine Branchaud|Jun 1, 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....

  • Cross burning investigation welcomed by American-Islamic council

    Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 1, 2012

    MINNEAPOLIS – The report of a burning cross in a Northern Township yard, north of Bemidji, has prompted the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) to welcome investigation of the incident as a bias crime. An 8-foot-tall burning cross was found in a family’s yard early Friday morning. The woman who found the burning cross is white. Her two adult children have a black father. “We have an obligation to condemn all hate incidents and make it clear that they do not represent Minnesotans or our values,” Lori...

  • Laverdure Praises DOI-DOJ Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Program for Enhancing Practitioners’ Trial Skills

    Jun 1, 2012

    WASHINGTON – Acting Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Donald “Del” Laverdure today praised a federal training program that is working to develop tribal courts by enhancing and improving the trial advocacy skills of tribal court prosecutors, defenders and judges. The Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Program is a joint effort by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior that furthers the mandate of the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (TOLA) to strengthen tribal sovereignty over criminal justice matters on federal Indian...

  • NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD

    Jun 1, 2012

    NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 38 RED LAKE SCHOOLS STATE OF MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 38 shall begin on May 22, 2012 and shall close at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on June 5, 2012. The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. At that election, (3) three members will be elected to the school board for terms of (4) years each. Affidavits of...

  • Personal, Family Stories from the U.S.-Dakota of 1862 Captured in New Oral History Project

    Jun 1, 2012

    ST. PAUL, Minn., May 31--Even 150 years after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, stories of this disastrous time in Minnesota history live on in people throughout Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and Canada. Minnesota Historical Society staff members have recorded dozens of these oral histories from descendants of those touched by the war and they are now available for all to hear and read at www.usdakotawar.org/stories. “Oral histories capture stories of families in their own words and they give us...

  • Redby Spring Fling - June 2nd @ 11 AM

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    Redby Spring Fling - June 2nd @ 11 AM BBQ Rib Cook off & Potluck at Art Thunder Memorial Park. 1st Place $500 2nd Place $300 3rd Place $200 4th Place $100 There will be music, fun and games for the kids and a kids bouncy house. Event Sponsored by Reby Board, Project Safe Neighborhood and Red Lake Law enforcement Hope to see you all there ~ All communities welcome!...

  • Unit Director – Ponemah

    Jun 1, 2012

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Unit Director – Ponemah Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club Opens: Closes: June 21, 2012 Primary Function: Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education, Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical Education. This is a Full-time position with benefits at the Ponemah Unit 2 site, DOQ, reporting to both the Executive and Program Director. Training will be available for implementation of programs. Essential Responsibilities & Duties: • Create...

  • Program Assistant—Ponemah

    Jun 1, 2012

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Program Assistant—Ponemah Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club Opens: Closes: June 21, 2012 Primary Function: Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education, Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical Education. This is a Part-time position (25hrs/wk) at the Ponemah sites, Salary - $10.00/hr, report to Unit Director (Ponemah) or Program Director. Training will be available to assist in implementation of programs. Essential Responsibilities &...

  • RLYB Tops Verizon, Stays Unbeaten at 3-0

    Jon Roberts|Jun 1, 2012

    Red Lake Youth Baseball kept the hot streak going Thursday night in Bemidji Youth Baseball League action beating Verizon Wireless 12-1. It was Red Lake’s 6th straight win dating back to last season and kept them as the last unbeaten team in the Senior League’s 9 team division at 3 wins and 0 losses. Verizon started the offense early in the 1st inning when starting pitcher Pat Tahahwah was experiencing some control problems by walking 3 of the first 5 hitters he faced. The lone run came on a...

  • Drakes roll to title: Blackduck brings bats in pair of victories, wins sub-section

    Jack Hittinger, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 1, 2012

    BEMIDJI – The Blackduck Drakes brought their bats to the Bemidji State baseball diamond Thursday. They came home with their second-straight Sub-Section 8A East title. The Drakes combined to score 23 runs on 19 hits in two games of the sub-section tournament and cruised to a pair of wins against Kelliher-Northome and Cass Lake-Bena. The 12-4 win in the title game against rivals CL-B (12-10) marked Blackduck’s second-straight championship. But the Drakes (20-3) don’t want to stop there....

  • Bemidji's Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic June 9

    Pat Miller, Bemidji Pioneer|Jun 1, 2012

    BEMIDJI – The 12th annual Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic will be June 9 and tournament officials expect the field to include more than 90 two-person boats. The maximum number of entries is 100. “We are projecting more than the 87 boats that we had last year,” said Bob Fitzgerald who is helping to organize the event. Originating in 2001, the tournament has generated and donated more than $400,000 to a variety of Bemidji organizations. This year’s beneficiaries are Fishing Has No Boundaries, Bemidji Youth Hockey, Special Olympics,...

  • Joint tribal-state court gets national honor

    Associated Press|Jun 1, 2012

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A joint state and tribal court in Minnesota is receiving a national honor for its programs. The court is called the Cass/Itasca County/Leech Lake Tribal Wellness Court. It has been chosen to receive the 2012 Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award. The Wellness Court is the first tribal-state joint court in the United States and is a national model for government cooperation. It targets chronic alcohol and drug offenders, and uses treatment and sobriety testing to break the cycle of addiction. It's been operating...

  • Vilsack Releases Report Highlighting Obama Administration Accomplishments Supporting Rural Communities

    Jun 1, 2012

    WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released a report [ http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/SupportDocuments/rdCFReportMay31-2012.pdf ] highlighting the ways in which infrastructure investments in rural communities help create jobs and boost economic development, and he announced additional investments that will create jobs and promote economic growth across the nation. "Quality hospitals, schools and libraries are the building blocks for a vibrant rural America," said Vilsack. "Today's announcement illustrates how the...

  • THE 24 SEVEN - June 1, 2012

    Washington Post|Jun 1, 2012

    THE 24 SEVEN - June 1, 2012 Edwards in the clear, judge declares mistrial A mistrial has been declared in the campaign fraud trial agains... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=36050&L=16815&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Edwards jurors make U-turn after judge goofs The ninth day of deliberations in John Edwards' campaign fraud ... http://takeaction.wta001.com/wta/link.php?M=17702784&N=36050&L=16816&F=T ----------------------------------------------------------------- Md. councilman...

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