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Articles from the June 15, 2015 edition


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  • Redby Community holds Annual Spring Fling

    Mary Omen|Jun 15, 2015

    The Redby Community hosted their Annual Spring Fling on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Redby Ballfield....

  • Community Picnic Held at Bemidji's Conifer Estates

    Michael Meuers|Jun 15, 2015

    Just behind the baseball fields near Bemidji Middle School, nestled among the pines, is a place called Conifer Estates, a supportive housing project put together with collaborative effort by several governments and agencies, including Red Lake Nation, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and Bi-County CAP. At about 3 p.m. on a beautiful Thursday, June 11, 2015, 70+ residents, staff, and guests - about half of whom were small children - gathered near Conifer's office building for a picnic supper while...

  • Pictures worth a thousand words: Monte Draper retires from Pioneer

    Jun 15, 2015

    After a stellar 30-year career at the Bemidji Pioneer, the community's photographer of record, Monte Draper, is hanging up his lens. At least for awhile, he says. And he's going out on top. Monte's 2014 portfolio of photos (we submitted them for him, of course) was picked as the best in the state by the Minnesota Newspaper Association. In typical Monte fashion, he didn't want a lot of attention about his decision. But we asked him to pick a few of his favorite shots over the years. Here's what he had to say: http://www.bemid...

  • Ground Breaking Ceremony held for new Redby Community Center - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    On Monday, June 1, 2015 a Groud Breaking Ceremony and Ground Blessing was held for the new Redby Community Center, which is scheduled to be completed in about a year. The site for the new Center is on Ogema Avenue, which is on the old Mill Road, east of Red Lake Forest Products. This area was once where the old Red Lake Cedar Craft building stood. Chief Greetings Spears conducted the blessing, followed by words from Red Lake Economic Director Sam Strong, Redby Representatives Allen Pemberton...

  • Experience counts: Winning team nets 19.88 pounds at Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic

    Jun 15, 2015

    BEMIDJI -- Experience on Lake Bemidji proved valuable Saturday with a tricky wind stumping a lot of nonlocal anglers at the Kraus-Anderson Walleye Classic. The winning duo of Lauren Ras of Bemidji and Paul Kuhn of St. Cloud turned in a weight of 19.88 pounds, more than 2 pounds more than the second-place weight. “Fifteen straight years, never a repeat winner,” said Tracy Pogue, tournament director. “This year is no different. Lauren and Paul really pulled it off. I saw that bag of fish at about 3:30 p.m. and I knew they won and it was...

  • Shaynowishkung Statue Dedicated at Bemijigamaag

    Michael Meuers|Jun 15, 2015

    "It's not about Indians, it's about people! All the life forces must come into alignment! The Prophesies tell us that we are now in the time of a great healing. It says the four Colors of the human family are once again given an opportunity to bring each Color's gifts together and create a mighty nation," ~Gichi-Ma'iingan (Larry Stillday) Obaashiing. Notes to Biidaanakwad Organizers of the Shaynowishkung Statue Project had been watching the weather forecast for days, and it didn't look good....

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 1 - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 2 - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 3 - P11

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Sunday Afternoon Session - P15

    Shyra Antone|Jun 15, 2015

    Thief River Falls Pow Wow 2015 - Sunday Afternoon Session Winners at Seven Clans Casino Pow Wow 2015 http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2015/05/27/news/winners-at-seven-clans-casino-pow-wow-2015/35692.html...

  • 153 Students Graduate from Kindergarten in 2015 - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    There were 153 students from Red Lake Elementary School that graduated from Kindergarten in a ceremony held on Friday, May 22, 2015....

  • Red Lake Elementary Schools holds Annual Pow Wow - P17

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    Red Lake Elementary School held its Annual Pow Wow on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Red Lake. This years new Princess and Brave were Emiris Lussier and Desmond Desjarlait....

  • St. Mary's Mission School 2015 Pow Wow held in Red Lake - P18

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    The St. Mary's Mission School 2015 Pow Wow was held in Red Lake on Wednesday, May 20, 2015....

  • Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header - P29

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header on Tuesday, May 5, 2015....

  • Red Lake Girls Softball Team loses both games in double-header with Cass Lake - P34

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jun 15, 2015

    The Red Lake Girls Softball Team lost both games in a double-header with Cass Lake on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Red Lake. The JV went one-and-one in their two games. 4-29 Away Pine River 4pm 4-30 Away Kelliher double header 4pm 5-4 Away Laporte 4:30 5-5 Home Blackduck double header 4pm WEEK #6 MAKE-UP WEEK May 11th-13th UMC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME UMC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Thursday May 14th North Champ vs. South Champ Site BSU @ 4:30pm UMC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME MAKE-UP DATE FRIDAY MAY 15th Upper Mississippi...

  • RLES at the State Archery Meet in May 2015 - P4

    Scott Hanson|Jun 15, 2015

    RLES at the State Archery Meet in May 2015...

  • Man turns himself in after standoff in Thief River Falls

    Jun 15, 2015

    THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A man at the center of an hours-long standoff Thursday in Thief River Falls has turned himself in. Eric James Reinbold, 38, of Oklee, Minn., was arrested at the Pennington County Jail in Thief River Falls around 9 a.m. Saturday morning. He faces three charges of second degree assault, all with a penalty of up to seven years in prison, a $14,000 fine or both. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/3765885-man-turns-himself-after-standoff-thief-river-falls...

  • Minnesota lawmakers OK final budget piece

    Jun 15, 2015

    ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative leaders succeeded early Saturday to pass the final piece of the state budget. The central issue was a controversial agriculture and environment finance bill that environmentalists said was too weak. After senators voted to change the bill, the Republican-controlled House restored the measure to its original form, sending it back to the Senate. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/3765735-minnesota-lawmakers-ok-final-budget-piece...

  • Nine arrested in prostitution sting in Brainerd lakes area

    Jun 15, 2015

    BAXTER, Minn. -- In a first-of-its-kind operation in the Brainerd lakes area, law enforcement arrested nine men in a prostitution sting in Baxter late last month. The men are in the process of being charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office for soliciting prostitution in a public place, a gross misdemeanor offense. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted said the operation, which involved the Brainerd Police Department and the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, is the first step toward uncovering the major players in sex trafficking in the...

  • MINIMUM-SECURITY OFFENDER SOUGHT BY MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    Jun 15, 2015

    Patrick James Buswell walked away from a minimum-security unit at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater on June 12. He was a grounds crew worker, and while working, walked away from his crew and left institution grounds. Buswell, age 40, is serving a 60-month sentence for a weapons offense. He was received in the state prison system on 1/5/15 and has been assigned minimum-custody status since 2/25/15. His supervised release date was scheduled for 1/2/18. Buswell is 5 feet, 6 inches...

  • LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS SPECIAL SESSION SINE DIE

    Jun 15, 2015

    St. Paul- The Minnesota House of Representatives adjourned Saturday morning, officially concluding the 2015 special session. Legislative leaders completed the budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 with strong bipartisan support. “Minnesotans expect us to come to St. Paul and lead by working together. The House Republican majority's aim from the beginning was bringing government spending more in line with family budgets. I’m proud to say, upon enactment, our budget will have the third lowest percent increase in general fund spending in over 50...

  • FATAL SHOOTING AT MI RANCHO RESTAURANT

    Jun 15, 2015

    At 10:00 AM, on Saturday June 13, 2015, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office 911 Center was notified of a shooting at the MI Rancho Restaurant located at 677 Anne St. NW, Bemidji, MN. Responding officers were told by witnesses the restaurant was not yet open for business. It was occupied by several employees who were preparing for the usual noon lunch crowd when a former employee forced his way into the back door of the business and started an altercation with several employees. This altercation...

  • Red Lake High School 2015 4th quarter Honor Roll

    Jun 15, 2015

    Red Lake High School 2015 4th quarter A Honor Roll 10 Elizabeth Barrett 10 Dariun Cadwell 10 Dominique Dickenson 10 Violet May 10 Grace White 11 Tanisha Beaulieu 12 Kennedy Barrett 12 Teneasha Graves 12 Jaylyn Isham-Kingbird B Honor Roll 9 Quinten Chaboyea 9 Cassidy Defoe 9 Ashlyn Reynolds 10 Drew Barron 10 Robert Beaulieu III 10 Eileen Cloud 10 Jamie Jones 10 Dylan Lussier Jr. 10 Robert McClain Jr. 10 Samantha Roy 11 Roger Chaboyea Jr. 11 Tianna English 11 Alyssa Grolla 12 Kendra Dow 12 Austin French 12 Tatianna McClain Passing All Classes 9...

  • Bemidji State Student Duo Heading to National College Fishing Championships

    Jun 15, 2015

    Bemidji State University students Sam Moore and Ross Kellermeier are going fishing. The duo will represent BSU at the 2015 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship & Classic, July 9-11 on Lake DuBay in LaCrosse, Wis. Moore and Kellermeier qualified for the championship after a 10th-place finish in Bassmaster’s 82-team Midwest Conference Regional Tournament in late May. The duo was one of five two-man teams competing for BSU in the regional, where the top 13 finishers advanced to the national competition. After placing 54th...

  • Heartbeat Suicide Loss Survivor Support Group Support Group Reinstated

    Jun 15, 2015

    The Beltrami Area Suicide Prevention Program is hosting the Heartbeat Support Group for survivors of suicide loss. The group covers information about what survivors can expect on their road through grief and recovery. The support group sessions will offer sharing, support and exploration of healing activities. Some sessions may include guest speakers. The support group will be facilitated by adult suicide loss survivors trained in support group facilitation. The group is open and appropriate for adult survivors who have lost a loved one to...

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