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Articles from the June 23, 2016 edition

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One dead, child missing after Bemidji House fire

On June 22nd, 2016 at approximately 03:30 hours the Bemidji Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of house fire in the 3900 block on Irvine Avenue. Upon arrival, they discovered the house was fully engulfed in flames. After the Bemidji Fire Department gained control of the fire, an adult body was discovered...

 

Youth Co-Ed Softball Action in Redby - P3

Youth Co-Ed Softball teams played on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Art Thunder Memorial Ball Park and the Green Lake Ball Park, both in Redby. Six teams are in this Monday Night League....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Customer Appreciation Day at Red Lake Trading Post - P9

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the Red Lake Trading Post held their Annual Customer Appreciation Day in the field by the Red Lake Trading Post. There were games and numerous activities for everyone, along with lunch and door prizes. The Ponemah Market held their Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, June 9, 2016 in Ponemah with...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P18

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016 held at 1 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P19

The Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 was held on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The new Red Lake Elementary School Princess was AveriAuna Schoenborn and Elvis King....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Activity Day - P21

Red Lake Elementary School Activity Day was held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

2016 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on Friday - P23

The Ponemah School held their annual pow wow on Friday, May 20, 2016. Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr. was this year's Master of Ceremonies and there was an excellent turnout....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P24

RED LAKE - Last week, twenty-three Red Lake Nation College students graduated in a ceremony held at Leech Lake Tribal College, but on Thursday, May 19, 2016, a Special Recognition Ceremony was held outside on the campus with Red Lake in the background. The ceremony began with an introduction by Mistress of Ceremonies Lorena...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 23, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P25

RED LAKE - Last week, twenty-three Red Lake Nation College students graduated in a ceremony held at Leech Lake Tribal College, but on Thursday, May 19, 2016, a Special Recognition Ceremony was held outside on the campus with Red Lake in the background. The ceremony began with an introduction by Mistress of Ceremonies Lorena...

 

One dead, child missing after Hillcrest Manor fire

BEMIDJI -- One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the 3900 block of Irvine Avenue. The Bemidji Police Department and the Bemidji Fire Department both responded to a report of a fire in the Hillcrest Manor mobile home park at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and found the house “fully engulfed” in flames. After firefighters...

 

Long-Term Partnership Continues to Provide Opportunities for Financial Empowerment in Native Communities

LONGMONT, Colorado (June 17, 2016) – First Nations Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) and KeyBank Foundation are pleased to announce the three-year continuation of their long-term partnership focused on increasing access to financial education in Native communities using the Building Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families curriculum. The KeyBank Foundation has actively...

 

YMCA Builds Generations of Leaders at Camp

The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities (YGTC), a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, offers camp programs to help kids and families build confidence and develop friendships while growing as leaders. With school out during the summer, many kids face hurdles that prevent them from reaching...

 

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen Must Offer More Than a "Moment of Silence" In Response to the Worst Mass Shooting In U.S. History and Worsening Gun Violence Epidemic

Washington DC – In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history in Orlando that left 49 innocent people dead and over 50 wounded or maimed, House Republicans offered nothing more than a “moment of silence”. Doing nothing has been the standard response from the GOP to any common sense effort to prevent gun violence since the mass shooting of 20 children...

 

Conservative study: Teachers make $2k less in base pay than before Act 10

Full-time teacher salaries declined by an average of about $2,000 after Gov. Scott Walker signed Act 10, restricting collective bargaining rights for most public employees, according to a study from a conservative legal group. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty report released Tuesday called the average inflation-adjusted base pay decrease "statistically significant."...

 

School bus cameras will be back to catching dangerous drivers after change in law

A new state law will permit Arlington County and the city of Falls Church to reactivate enforcement cameras on their school buses, which help snag motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses. The violation, which school officials say endangers young people as they get on and off of school buses, is difficult for police to monitor because of the volume of buses and...

 

Medical Support Assistant (2 Vacancies) - Indian Health Service

Medical Support Assistant - Indian Health Service 2 vacancies in the following location: Red Lake, MN Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent Opened Tuesday 6/21/2016 (1 day(s) ago) Closes Tuesday 7/5/2016 (13 day(s) away) Salary Range $28,886.00 to $42,012.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0679-04/05 Promotion Potential 05...

 

Medical Support Assistant - Indian Health Service

Medical Support Assistant - Indian Health Service 1 vacancy in the following location: Red Lake, MN Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent Opened Tuesday 6/21/2016 (2 day(s) ago) Closes Tuesday 7/5/2016 (12 day(s) away) Salary Range $28,886.00 to $42,012.00 / Per Year Series & Grade GS-0679-04/05 Promotion Potential 05...

 
 Events   

Regular Red Lake School Board Meeting - Rescheduled

Regular Red Lake School Board Meeting - Rescheduled Wednesday, June 27, 2016 - 3 PM - Administration Building...

 

First Nations Development Institute Receives $480,000 Grant from NoVo Foundation to Support Food Sovereignty Assessments in Native American Communities

LONGMONT, Colorado (June 23, 2016) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced it has received a $480,000 grant from the NoVo Foundation Fund at the Tides Foundation for an 18-month project aimed at strengthening food sovereignty in Native American communities. Through a request-for-proposals process to be launched soon, First Nations will provide...

 

Police training class laid out in Gang Strike Force settlement still in the works 6 years later

Six years after the scandal-ridden Metro Gang Strike Force settled a $3 million class-action lawsuit, a key requirement of that agreement has yet to be realized. The settlement called for creation of a training course for law enforcement to address such issues as civil rights, racial and ethnic sensitivity and seizure procedures so the misbehavior of the now-defunct unit would...

 

Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over guns

WASHINGTON — Democrats carried a remarkable House floor sit-in into a second day, disrupting the business of Congress with demands for gun-control votes in an unruly scene broadcast live to the world. Republicans branded the move as a publicity stunt before summarily adjourning the chamber until after the Fourth of July. Even after the House adjourned around 3:15 a.m. EDT...

 

Fears mount as another round of health premium hikes appears likely

Facing a 50 percent premium hike on health insurance, Brian Freeman and his wife decided to hold the line on monthly costs this year by switching health insurers and picking a plan with a lofty $13,000 deductible. Freeman’s not thrilled with the results, and he’s wary about future premium hikes. “It feels like there are fewer and fewer places to hide,” he said. More...

 

Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

CHICAGO — Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the addictive drugs are in many older Americans' medicine cabinets. With an overdose epidemic worsening, nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries received at least one...

 

Replacement nurse alleges that Twin Cities hospital strike is hurting care

A replacement nurse from Georgia stopped working at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids Wednesday, citing concerns about the quality of patient care while the hospital’s regular nurses are on strike. Allina Health replaced its 4,800 regular nurses at Mercy and four other Twin Cities hospitals with 1,400 temporary nurses when a seven-day strike started Sunday morning. In an...

 

Gov. Mark Dayton says he's willing to compromise on public works bill

Gov. Mark Dayton, looking to jump-start stalled negotiations with Republicans over a major package of public works projects and tax cuts, said on WCCO radio Wednesday that he's willing to forgo some infrastructure projects he previously said were must-haves. After the Legislature was unable to come to a deal on a major public works package in the final hours of the legislative...

 

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