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2011 Seven Clans Thief River Falls Pow Wow Winners

SINGING CONTEST WINNERS 1ST Place: CREE CONFEDERATION (1149 pts) $8,000.00 2nd Place: YOUNG SPIRIT (1128 pts) $6,000.00 3RD Place: ROCK HILL (1127 pts) $4,000.00 4TH Place: WHITE TAIL (1101 pts) $2,000.00 5TH Place: NORTH BUFFALO (1096 pts) $1,000.00 HAND DRUM CONTEST WINNERS 1ST Place: GOOD FELLAZ (136 pts) $800.00 2ND Place:...

 
 By Jon Roberts    Sports    June 8, 2011

RLYB Overmatched in Final 2 Innings

In Bemidji Youth Baseball action Tuesday night in the American League, the young Red Lake team once again kept it close in the first four innings only to be worn down by the heat and the hot bats of the Knights of Columbus. In the first 3 innings, Red Lake starter Austin May gave up 5 runs that mostly came on errors, but struck...

 

Red Lake Princesses Celebrate 50th Reunion

(Editor's note: This article may not have appeared on the former site, www.rlnn.us, so it was decided to run it in this issue since this will be the 51st year of Red Lake Princesses in August 2011.) This kind of thing doesn’t happen to guys like me, but there I was at the Red Lake Seven Clans Event Center with a room full of...

 

Red Lake Princesses Celebrate 50th Reunion - P2

(Editor's note: This article may not have appeared on the former site, www.rlnn.us, so it was decided to run it in this issue since this will be the 51st year of Red Lake Princesses in August 2011.) Additional Photographs from the previous article....

 

Patricia Needham

Patricia Needham, 82, of Red Lake, died Monday, June 6, 2011, at the PHS Indian Red Lake Hospital, Red Lake. A funeral will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 9, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Red Lake, with the Rev. Jerry Rogers officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Red Lake....

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    June 8, 2011

Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena in 8A semifinals

Rick Olhava grabbed the reins of Blackduck’s baseball program four years ago and when he stepped onto the diamond for the first time he had a vision. “I wanted our program to develop to the point where we played like Cass Lake-Bena does,” Olhava said. “I wanted us to have that consistency. I wanted us to go into a game ahead by three runs instead of behind by three runs...

 

Position Opening - Controller

Controller Red Lake Business Advisory Board Companies Red Lake, MN 56671 Open: June 6, 2011 Closes: Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 Primary Function: Provide leadership on the creation and maintenance of standardized accounting practices throughout the Red Lake Band family of companies. Assist the CEO, Advisory Board and others in...

 

Gerald F. Brun Memorial Scholarship

Attention Red Lake Band Members Applications are now being accepted for the Gerald F. Brun Memorial Scholarship. Applications can be downloaded from www.rlnn.com (Red Lake Net News) or picked up at the Tribal Council, or with Nicole Johns at the Accounting Building. Applications can be returned to Nicole Johns or mailed to: ATTENTION NICOLE JOHNS P. O. Box 550 Red Lake, MN...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    June 8, 2011

Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena fall in Section 8A baseball final four

Blackduck and Cass Lake-Bena both saw their seasons come to an end Tuesday as they lost in the semifinals of the Section 8A baseball tournament in Thief River Falls. Blackduck, which was the top seed from the East Subsection, was eliminated 12-2 by Norman County, the second seed of the West. CL-B, which was the East runner-up, dropped a 13-1 decision to Red Lake County, the...

 
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FEMA Applicant Briefings - June 9, 2011 in Beltrami County

To our towns, township and county officials: As promised, FEMA will be returning to Bemidji to conduct applicant briefings on Thursday, June 9, 2011. This meeting will be conducted at our EOC/Training Room located at the northwest corner of the Law Enforcement Center at 613 Minnesota Ave NW in Bemidji. Parking is available in front of the County Administration Building at 701 M...

 

Minnesota Public Radio News receives SPJ New America Award for Somali coverage

INDIANAPOLIS – The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to name Minnesota Public Radio News as the recipient of its New America Award, which honors work that explores and exposes issues of importance to immigrant or ethnic communities living in the U.S. The entry, “Civil War Kids: Young Somalis in Minnesota,” was chosen based on the extensive work of Laura...

 
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Community Health Representative Training

American Cancer Society Circle of Life Cancer Education and Wellness for American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities Community Health Representative Training In Partnership with Sanford Health—Bemidji Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Sanford Health Service Building Classroom There is no cost for the training. Lunch will be provided. Topics: 1. Cancer Types...

 
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Community Health Representative Training

American Cancer Society Circle of Life Cancer Education and Wellness for American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities Community Health Representative Training Duluth, Minnesota Tuesday, June 21 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m At Central Hillside Community Center, 12 E. 4th St., Duluth 55805 There is no cost for the training. Lunch will be provided. Topics: 1. Cancer Types 5....

 

Two Employment Opportunities with 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...

 
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Free Lead Based Paint Risk Assessments for Red Lake Homes

The Red Lake DNR Environmental Program is looking for homes to test for lead. The criteria for home selection is: Built prior to 1978 (definite or suspected), Children 0-6 years of age residing in that home or, A home where children spend a reasonable amount of time (like say a grandparent’s home). It doesn’t matter if it...

 
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Flushing of Fire Hydrants / Water Mains

Public Notice Flushing of Fire Hydrants / Water Mains During the week of June 13 – 17, 2011 Throughout the Red Lake, Redby and Littlerock Communities, June 13 – 15, 2011 And also the Ponemah Community, June 16 – 17, 2011 The Sanitation (water/sewer) Department will try to have the flushing completed by June 17, 2011, weather permitting, or by June 24, 2011 if the weather...

 
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Citizen Survey

June 7, 2011 - The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners is seeking to discover the opinions of county residents through a scientific survey. Within the next few weeks, questionnaires will be sent to a random sample of households in the county asking for feedback on the effectiveness of county services and the performance of county government. Upon completion of the survey, a...

 

USDA Funds Projects Across the Country to Advance Pest and Disease Management and Disaster Prevention

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is allocating $50 million, provided by Section 10201 of the 2008 Farm Bill, for projects that prevent the introduction or spread of plant pests and diseases that threaten U.S. agriculture and the environment. "USDA is continuing its partnership with states,...

 

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Help Rural Cooperatives and Businesses Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is accepting applications for grants to help rural businesses create jobs through cooperative development centers. "Cooperative development centers are business and job incubators. They support President Obama's goal to bring increased economic opportunities to rural communities by...

 

Detroit Lakes roofing company settles racial harassment charge

A Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, roofing company will pay $71,500 to seven workers to settle a racial harassment and retaliation charge, according to a news release from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission....

 

Memorial Wall dedication honors fallen Minnesota troops

MINNEAPOLIS, June 11, 2011 - “ A memorial wall in tribute to fallen Minnesota troops will be dedicated on June 11, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the 934th Officer's Club at Ft. Snelling in Minneapolis. The wall will honor those who have been killed in action or died of wounds during military service in Afghanistan or Iraq. The troops, 67 in all, are from the United States Army and...

 

Vilsack Announces New Projects Designed to Improve Natural Resources on Agricultural Operations in 11 States

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that $7 million will be available to eligible farmers, ranchers and private non-industrial forest landowners in 11 states to implement conservation practices on agricultural and nonindustrial private forest lands through the Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI). CCPI helps producers...

 
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Water walkers gather to rest and refresh at Duluth's Park Point

On Tuesday, many of those participating in the eighth Mother Earth Water Walk, including founder and Anishinaabe grandmother Josephine Mandamin, paused for a gathering, feast and water blessing on Park Point in Duluth....

 
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Latest senior party game: Be altruistic to your school

Fueled by burritos and iced coffees, Minneapolis Southwest High School's 340 seniors celebrated graduation last week with the now-standard fare of all-night festivities: casino games, karaoke, a hypnotist and henna tattoos....

 

Judge denies acquittal motion in sweat lodge case

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) -- An attorney defending a self-help author on manslaughter charges returned to the possibility that toxins contributed to the deaths of three people following a sweat lodge ceremony shortly after a judge rejected a defense request for acquittal....

 

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