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Articles from the June 28, 2016 edition

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AUTO RACING: Wreck-filled day at the Speedway

BEMIDJI — Bemidji Speedway hosted its first of two “Kids Nights” on Sunday night with 85 cars on hand to thrill the kids. Racing between several rain showers that rolled through the area, the action was fast and furious on a very smooth and fast track. During intermission, kids big and small were invited on track to meet all their favorite drivers and get up close to the...

 

Superintendent's Summary of the Red Lake School District #38 June Board Meeting

The Board met at the Red Lake School District Office on June 27th , for its regular meeting. Superintendent Lundquist shared the following information relative to activities underway to improve achievement, attendance and enrollment: • The Superintendent shared the district's Literacy Plan, which details the literacy efforts...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 28, 2016

Peace & Dignity Journey Runners run through Red Lake - P2

RED LAKE, MN - The Peace & Dignity Journey Runners ran through the Red Lake Indian Reservation on Sunday, June 26, 2016, stopping in the Little Rock Community where they were treated with a blessing and a meal. This group is on a 6,000 mile journey from Alaska to Panama to promote saving the earth for future generations. The...

 

Bernice "Lady" (Loud) Donnell

Bernice "Lady" (Loud) Donnell Born: Fri., Nov. 12, 1937 Died: Fri., Jun. 24, 2016 Visitation 1:00 PM Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 Location: Redby Community Center Funeral Service 1:00 PM Thu., Jun. 30, 2016 Location: St. Antipas Episcopal Church Bernice "Lady" (Loud) Donnell, age 78, of Redby was called home on June 24th, 2016 after a...

 

Vivian D. Warner

Vivian D. Warner November 18, 1962 - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Visitation Information Church of Blessed Kateri, Minneapolis, MN Thursday, June, 30, 2016 Beginning at 5:00 PM Vivian Donna Warner, age 53, Northern Tutchone, First Nation Little Salmon, Wolf Clan. Born in Carmacks, Yukon Territory, Canada. Preceded in death by...

 

Randall William Desjarlait

Randall William Desjarlait Born: Tue., Jan. 2, 1951 Died: Sun., Jun. 26, 2016 Visitation 1:00 PM Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 Location: Redby Community Center Funeral Service 11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 30, 2016 Location: Redby Community Church Randall William Desjarlait, 65 years old, of Redby Minnesota was called home by his Lord Jesus on...

 

Robert Treuer

Robert Treuer, Bemidji resident, writer, tree-planter, educator, politician, civil rights activist, and advocate for justicepassed away in Duluth on January 8, 2016, surrounded by family, at the age of 89. Bob was an Austrian Jewish immigrant and Holocaust survivor. He was born in Vienna, Austria, on January 31, 1926, and very...

 
 By Kathy Lynn    News    June 28, 2016

Body Found in Deer River

According to a press release from the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office… On June 26, 2016, the Itasca County Sheriff Office’s along with the Grand Rapids and Deer River Police Departments investigated a stolen vehicle and missing person case. During the course of the investigation, the body of an adult male was found in rural Deer River, Itasca County. Release of the...

 

Youth Co-Ed Softball Action in Redby - P6

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 28, 2016

Customer Appreciation Day at Red Lake Trading Post - P12

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 28, 2016

Red Lake Fireworks hosts 2nd Annual Display Show - P3

Red Lake Fireworks hosted the 2nd Annual Display Show at the High School softball fields area in Red Lake on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Hundreds showed up for the live demo, which featured products Red Lake FIreworks offered in their store, from brands like Windmill, World Class Fireworks, Boomer, and Pyro Junkie for the buyers...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 28, 2016

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P21

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

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 28, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P22

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 28, 2016

2016 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on Friday - P26

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 28, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P28

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...

 
 Events   

Ponemah Outpatient Garden Contest 2016

Ponemah Outpatient Garden Contest 2016 Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Best Garden Display Best Decorated Best Flower Garden Best Scarecrow Deadline for entry is July 8, 2016 Judging will take place on July 28th Winners will be announced on August 5, 2016 For more information contact Melissa or Lisa at 554-7425 or...

 

Sustainable Agriculture field days announced for July 11-12

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Two great opportunities to learn more about agroforestry are coming up next month as part of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Sustainable Agriculture Grant Program. Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland to create more diverse and productive lands. Farmers and...

 

Free Adventure and Culinary Guide to the Olympic Peninsula

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Strait of Juan de Fuca on the north, and the Hood Canal on the east, the Olympic Peninsula – Washington’s premier destination for eco-conscious travelers and outdoor enthusiasts – is pleased to announce their Free Guide to food, wine, festivals, events and adventure is now available from the Olympic...

 

Kidnapping suspect formally charged

BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was arraigned shortly after he was officially charged with one count of kidnapping. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/local/4062992-kidnapping-suspect-formally-charged...

 

1 in 5 Teachers Unfamiliar With the Common-Core Standards for Writing

If you haven't yet seen the excellent new package of stories about writing instruction in the common-core era by our Education Week Teacher team, you'll want to head there right away. The upshot of what our reporters found is that the standards require more writing, more different types of writing, and an increase in the use of evidence from outside texts—and yet...

 

State Debuts Online Program To Help Boost Graduation Rates For Foster Children

EAST HARTFORD — The Department of Children and Families on Thursday publicly introduced an online education and tutoring program that it says will help students in foster care graduate from high school. Virtual Academy, which the department started using in February, has helped 95 students in foster care earn credits toward high school graduation by offering classes, SAT...

 

Education Issues That Might Get At Least a Tiny Bit of Traction in Congress

You're aware that Congress passed a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, right? Good. Federal lawmakers aren't slated to do anything nearly as monumental as the Every Student Succeeds Act when it comes to education before the end of this session of Congress. But that doesn't mean all the other K-12 bills are automatically dead in the water. We're not...

 

Minneapolis supporters of $15 minimum wage prepare petitions - and their legal arguments

Supporters of a $15 minimum wage in Minneapolis say they’ll deliver 20,000 petition signatures to City Hall this week — and are confident they have the legal right to put the issue on the ballot this November. Organizers need 6,869 verified signatures to get the issue on the ballot. But they’ll also have to convince the City Council of two key legal points: that the city...

 

Stung by defeats, Democrats shift strategy on gun control

Congressional Democrats increasingly frustrated by a string of defeats on gun issues in Washington are scrambling to harness a public outpouring after last week’s sit-in protest on the House floor. Party leaders are urging members to conduct similar sit-ins around the country as they try to sustain the flash of hard-core activism on the gun issue. “We don’t have the...

 

Woman leaps from 3rd-floor apartment window of burning Brooklyn Park complex

A fire inside a large apartment complex early Tuesday in Brooklyn Park injured several people and sent one resident leaping from the fire behind her in a third-floor unit, authorities said. The blaze broke out about 1 a.m. at the Huntington Place Apartments, at 73rd and Zane Avenues N., said Fire Batallion Chief Dan Smith. The woman who jumped from a window of the unit that...

 

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