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Red Lake College Graduation 2011 - VIDEO

Red Lake College Graduation 2011 - VIDEO...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    June 2, 2011

Eighty-Two Graduate from GED Program at Red Lake New Beginnings

The Red Lake GED Program is proud to announce that 82 students received their GED (high school equivalency) certificates in ceremonies held at the Red Lake Seven Clans Casino on Friday May 20th, 2011. The program began at 6:30 PM and included a graduating student who is 70 years old. The celebration, including cap and gown, was...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    June 2, 2011

Seventy Year-Old Among 82 GED Graduates

“If you don’t want to work hard, get an education, otherwise you’ll work hard labor like I did”. So was the advice for Indian youth in an interview with 70 year-old James King, Sr. one of 82 graduates of the Red Lake GED program on May 20th, 2011. A ceremony, including cap and gown, was held at Seven Clans Casino Event...

 

New Business: Muskrat's Minnows

Muskrat Minnows at the Cutoff The Rez's freshest, liveliest minnows. 1 scoop for $3.00; 2 scoops for $5.00. Open 7:00 am - 9:00 pm. daily Contact: David Manuel Phone: 218-679-2301...

 

James Eisenrich

James Bernard Eisenrich, 83, of Pinewood, died Wednesday, June 01, 2011, at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Bemidji, with the Rev. Vincent Miller officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Neilson Place with a 7 p.m....

 

Jack White Sr.

Jack White Sr., 79, of Ponemah, died Tuesday, June 1, 2011, at Neilson Place in Bemidji. Arrangements are pending with Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji....

 

Red Lake High School 4th Term 2011 Honor Roll

RED LAKE HIGH SCHOOL 4th TERM 2011 HONOR ROLL A HONOR ROLL 9 Seki, Sara F. 9 Defoe, Steven R. 11 Good, Edward J. 9 Lasley, Frank J. 9 Sigana, Kathlene R. 9 Thompson, Lanelle M. 11 Chaboyea, Marie D. 10 Kingbird, Hilary J. B HONOR ROLL 9 Deegan, Amber M. 10 Desjarlait, FaLeisha A. 11 Needham, Krysta J. 11 Kingbird, Kayla M. 11 Seki, Alyss B. 10 Gurka, Shamella R. 10 Smith,...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    June 2, 2011

Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena to play in subsection playoffs at BSU

Blackduck will take on Fosston at noon today and Cass Lake-Bena will battle Nevis at 2:30 p.m. in the semifinals of the East 8A Sub-section baseball tournament at Bemidji State University. The winners of those two games will return to the diamond at 5 p.m. today for the East title game. Both teams, however, will qualify for the 8A final four which will begin June 7 at NCTC....

 

‘She is a success story’

Whenever life got tough, Lacey LaFromboise knew two things could always keep her grounded – music and writing....

 

Chemical Dependency Counselor - Mash-ka-wisen Treatment Center

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary Range: $31,200 - $37,440 Dependent upon education and experience. Mash-ka-wisen Treatment Center is seeking a qualified chemical dependency counselor to join a comprehensive team to provide treatment services to Native Americans suffering from alcoholism and/or drug dependency. The candidate should be licensed in...

 

California's largest tribe deploys first White Space Broadband for remote public safety environment

The future has arrived at the Yurok Reservation in Northern California. Historically the entire reservation, including every public safety agency, were forced to share a single T1 line causing communications bottlenecks and slower than dial-up connections. Now, the Yurok community has a dedicated public safety line in order to access criminal databases and will soon have the...

 

Court Ruling Paves Way for Meaningful Consultation

WASHINGTON - A federal judge, in response to a motion on behalf of the Department of the Interior, has granted permission for Interior officials to begin communicating with class members on land trust consolidation provisions of the Cobell Settlement agreement. The Department will soon publish a Federal Register notice announcing its intent to begin formal g...

 
 Events   

R2AC Awards Arts Project Grants

Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded $23,990 through the Arts Project Grants Program, for organizations and schools to create or produce an arts project or event. The grant recipients included: Headwaters School of Music and the Arts, Bemidji, received $3,000 to host the third annual Lakes Area Drumset Camp. Blank Canvas Gallery and Education Center, Park Rapids,...

 
 Events   

R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowships Are Awarded

Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded $12,000 through the R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship Program. This 18-month fellowship provides the opportunity for career development experiences that will add depth and advancement to the artistic career of established artists in all disciplines. R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowships are funded through an...

 

Region 2 Arts Council Seeking Board Members:

Region 2 Arts Council is currently seeking Board members from Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen Counties to fill a two-year term vacancy beginning July 1, 2011. Applications are due by May 20th, 2011. Those who feel that the visual, performing and literary arts are an important contribution to the quality of life in Minnesota are encouraged to consider serving on the board of...

 

USDA Events across the Country Highlight Housing's Role in Rural Job Creation and Economic Activity

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today kicked off National Homeownership Month and highlighted the important role housing plays in creating jobs, maintaining viable rural communities and contributing to the economy. Since the start of the current fiscal year, which began last October 1, USDA Rural Development has financed approximately 80,000 home...

 

"Shuttle's Last Flight Could Cede Space Dominance to China"

Given the past few years of economic hardship, it’s easy to think the era of boundless opportunity that has characterized the American story is coming to an end. In times such as these, it’s comforting to remember that as long as we retain our inquisitive nature, our discoveries could yield possibilities for better days ahead. The space shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to ret...

 

Divorce also hard on grade-schoolers' test scores

Divorce can have a severe impact on children -- hurting their performance in math, increasing their anxiety and short-circuiting their social skills -- but not necessarily as soon as families and family therapists expect it....

 

Layoff notices for officers get pushed back

State law enforcement staffers didn't get layoff notices Wednesday after all, but that doesn't mean they are not coming....

 

Hackers in China have compromised Gmail accounts

WASHINGTON - Google said Wednesday that hackers based in China gained access to hundreds of Gmail accounts, including some belonging to senior U.S. government officials and military personnel....

 

Judge extends stay on American Indian cigarette tax

BUFFALO (AP) — A judge on Wednesday extended a temporary order preventing New York state from following through with plans to tax cigarettes sold on American Indian reservations to non-Indian customers while she considers the Seneca Nation’s challenge to the regulations that would govern collections....

 

Cayuga Nation divided amid leadership struggles

SENECA FALLS -- Internal strife within the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York bubbled to the surface when the nation's council attempted to ask several members of the tribe to resign Wednesday...

 

U.S. Declines to Prosecute Many Crimes on Indian Land

Federal authorities are declining to prosecute a number of serious crimes committed on Indian reservations, a situation that frustrates tribal leaders, advocates for Indian rights and, not least, the prosecutors themselves, an analysis by the Associated Press has found....

 

B.C. aboriginals on reserves may be excluded from juries - B.C. civil liberties

Aboriginal people living on reserves across the province may be wrongly excluded from jury pools, according to the B.C. Civil Liberties Association....

 

Mom files lawsuit in Indian child suicide outbreak

HELENA - The mother of a teenager who shot himself last year during a rash of child suicides on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northeastern Montana has filed a lawsuit claiming the school district and the state are responsible for his death....

 

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