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Carren Lee (Donnell) Schoenborn

Carren Lee (Donnell) Schoenborn March 10, 1975 ~ June 3, 2019 (age 44) Carren Lee Schoenborn, age 44, began her journey home, on June 3, 2019 from her residence in Warroad, MN. She was born March 10, 1975 to Russell Edward Donnell and Barbara Ann (Bailey) Gentry in Red...

 

Ruth Adele (Jourdain) Beaulieu

Ruth Adele (Jourdain) Beaulieu April 16, 1929 ~ June 5, 2019 (age 90) Ruth Adele (Jourdain) Beaulieu, age 90, a lifelong Red Lake resident, was called home by her loving Father on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from the hospital in Red Lake surrounded by her family. Ruth was...

 

2 arrested after alleged armed robbery at Red Lake restaurant

BEMIDJI, MN– Two people have been arrested in connection to an armed robbery at a restaurant on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to the United States Attorney's Office-District of Minnesota, the two people were arrested Thursday and charges are expected to...

 

Delana Smith Brings an Indigenous Perspective to Education at BSU

Dr. Delana Smith, a citizen of the Red Lake Nation, former Miss Indian World and BSU alumna, has joined the Bemidji State University faculty as an associate professor of professional education. She hopes to be a role model for Native American students studying...

 

Police, health officials on high alert after week where Minneapolis has all-time record 50 drug overdoses

Minneapolis has seen a dramatic spike in drug overdoses, with police officers responding to at least 50 cases over a seven-day period - a new all-time high for a single week, authorities say. The previous weekly high of 39 was recorded last year. htt...

 

D-Day seems almost a lifetime away for Bayport man, but the memories live on

It's been 75 years since George Siegfried slogged his way onto Omaha Beach. But the memory of that historic day never leaves him. "It was unbelievable," the 95-year-old Army veteran said from his Bayport home on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. "We made it in,...

 

Minnesota campaign board fines Rep. Ilhan Omar, says she must reimburse campaign

The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board has ordered U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to personally reimburse her own campaign account $3,469.23 and to pay a civil penalty of $500 for violating state campaign finance rules dating to her time as a member of the...

 

Minnesota's neediest families to see first MFIP cash increase in 33 years

It was 1986 when Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan's mom turned to the state's family welfare program for help. Flanagan was 6 years old at the time, and her mother qualified for $437 a month. Three decades later, a fast-food worker like Mary Spaulding and her son receive the...

 

Biting 'buffalo gnats' drive Minnesotans indoors

So you think mosquitoes are a pain? How ’bout those gnats? After a brutal winter and near-record spring floods, Minnesotans now are enduring waves of biting “buffalo gnats” that seem impervious to the usual repellents. http://www.startribune.com/biting-gnats-drive-minnesotans-indoors/510919482...

 

In Minneapolis, Native women's art shines in a revolutionary exhibition

Tiny beads the size of sand are arranged inside a gold-framed necklace amulet, forming a portrait of Pocahontas, the leader who symbolizes both the romanticization of Native American women and their erasure. The delicate, wearable artwork by Keri Ataumbi...

 

D-Day at 75: Nations honor aging veterans, fallen comrades

OMAHA BEACH, France — Standing on the windswept beaches and bluffs of Normandy, a dwindling number of aging veterans of history's greatest air and sea invasion received the thanks and praise of a world transformed by their sacrifice. The mission now, they said, was to honor the dead and keep their memory alive, 75...

 

Minnesota Corrections Department shakes up leadership at state prisons

The Minnesota Department of Corrections announced major staffing shake-ups in an internal memo Wednesday, outlining an unprecedented shift that will supplant leadership at seven of 10 prisons scattered throughout the state. Commissioner Paul Schnell called the move an...

 

Teen driver found dead in car submerged in Crookston river

A teenage driver was found dead inside a submerged car in a river in northwestern Minnesota, authorities said. Authorities in Polk County received a call about the vehicle floating in the Red Lake River in Crookston around 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office said. http://www.startribune.com/...

 

Ponemah School recognizes Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance in June 2019

Ponemah School recently recognized those students who had a perfect attendance during the Fourth Grading Period, as well as those students in Grades 3-8 for their academic achievement in making the Honor Roll. Congratulations to those students with 100% attendance for...

 

MDA Issues Advisory on Cover Crop Seed

St. Paul, MN: Poor planting conditions this spring are forcing some farmers to make decisions on prevented planting. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is advising farmers about the legal requirements for selling and buying seed in Minnesota. This includes cover crop seed. There are several issues the MDA...

 

Ten communities selected for Blandin Leadership Programs

Grand Rapids, Minn. (June 6, 2019) – As part of its commitment to strengthening rural communities, Blandin Foundation has named 10 communities where it is making available Blandin Leadership Program training in 2020. Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP) Residents of Battle Lake/Henning/Ottertail, Detroit...

 
 By Justin Minkel    News    June 7, 2019

We've Said Goodbye to This Year's Students. Now It's Time to Take Care of Ourselves

It’s a few minutes past 3 p.m. on that last day of school, when all the kids are suddenly gone, and the silence is deafening. No more shouts, no scrape of chair legs, no relentless grinding as the pencil sharpener gnaws painted wood to the nub. There’s a deeper kind of silence, too: a momentary vanishing of our...

 

BP: Leech Lake band marks new cemetery for tribal veterans

LEECH LAKE-Spencer Whitefeather jolted the crowd to attention. The boisterous U.S. Marine veteran was one of several speakers who celebrated on Thursday a new cemetery for tribal veterans in Leech Lake, but he was easily the most charged-up about the yearslong project....

 

BP: Businesses grill MnDOT on Highway 197 roundabouts

BEMIDJI -- A presentation on highway improvements became a two-hour inquiry Thursday, with business owners questioning the state’s study and possible intentions for a key Bemidji corridor. For nearly six months, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has been studying a two-mile stretch of State Highway 197...

 

BP: Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants

WASHINGTON - U.S. and Mexican officials are discussing the outlines of a deal that would dramatically increase Mexico's immigration enforcement efforts and give the United States far more latitude to deport Central Americans seeking asylum, according to a U.S. official and a Mexican official who cautioned that the...

 

2019 RLHS/RLMS Pow Wow - P3

The 2019 RLHS/RLMS Pow Wow was held at Red Lake High School on Monday, June 3, 2019....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 7, 2019

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 - P9

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 took place on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Red Lake High School. There were 27 graduates taking part in the ceremony....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 7, 2019

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 - P10

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 took place on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Red Lake High School. There were 27 graduates taking part in the ceremony....

 

RLHS Graduation 2019 - Set II - P5

RLHS Graduation 2019 - Set II Photographs by members of the community....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 7, 2019

Red Lake High School Warriors Honor Banquet - P12

The Red Lake High School Warriors Honor Banquet was held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the RLHS Cafeteria starting at 5:30 PM....

 

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