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Vicky Lee Roy

Vicky Lee Roy 1967 ~ 2019 (age 52) Vicky Lee Roy, "Ozaahwanagoquay" which means "Yellow Star Woman", age 52, began her journey to the spirit world on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota. She was born in Minneapolis, MN on...

 

Ogichidaakwe - Women's Wellness Conference held at Red Lake Nation College - P2

RED LAKE, MN - Sponsored by Red Lake Chemical Health Programs and the Be Well Mother & Baby Program, Ogichidaakwe - Women's Wellness Conference, opened for the first day of two, at the Red Lake Nation College on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 with presenters and...

 

Hailstorm damaged thousands of acres of Minnesota crops

A hailstorm that ripped through southwest Minnesota last week left thousands of acres of corn and soybeans damaged or destroyed - in many cases too late in the season for farmers to replant their crops. "We had a corn and bean field down to dirt again," said George...

 

Fiery Democratic debate: Race, age, health care and Trump

MIAMI - Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, a prime-time clash punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. It was one of several...

 

Jaxon James Whitebird

Jaxon James Whitebird November 16, 2005 ~ June 21, 2019 (age 13) Jaxon James Whitebird, 13 years young, of Cass Lake, Minnesota and the Mukwa Clan journeyed to the spirit world on Friday, June 21st, 2019. He was born on November 16th, 2005, in Bemidji, MN to Candice Rae...

 

Minnesota officials step up outreach on new hands-free law

With a little more than a month before Minnesota's new hands-free law goes into effect, officials are intensifying efforts to make sure people know what they can and can't do behind the wheel. Minnesota motorists will no longer be able to hold a cellphone while driving...

 

Trio of freeway closures in Twin Cities on tap for the weekend

For motorists trying to get around the Twin Cities this weekend, good luck. MnDOT plans to close portions of Interstate 94, Interstate 694 and Interstate 35W, and a bridge demolition project could bring big backups on Hwy. 12 in Wayzata. The weekend-long closures will...

 

Pre-2013 Medtronic insulin pumps could be vulnerable to hacking

Medtronic is warning thousands of users of its older insulin pumps worldwide that the devices may contain a serious cybersecurity vulnerability allowing a malicious hacker to change drug-delivery settings and send the patient into a diabetic emergency. The warning...

 

Cold, cramped, filthy: Migrants describe border centers

EL PASO, Texas - At night, the teenage girl from Honduras wraps a thin foil blanket around herself and her infant son as they lie on a floor mat in the cold. The lights are glaring and sleepless children are crying. It's so crowded inside the caged area that there...

 

BP: Northern Minnesota lawmaker can avoid conviction through rehab

ST. PAUL -- A state lawmaker charged with disorderly conduct and trespassing for drunken conduct earlier this spring will evade convictions on his record if he successfully completes a court diversion program. Rep. Matt Grossell was admitted to the program at a hearing in Ramsey County District Court Thursday,...

 

Paul Bunyan Communications Announces Construction of New Customer Service and Technology Center in Grand Rapids

(Bemidji, MN) (June 27, 2019) - Paul Bunyan Communications has announced they will be constructing a key, new facility in Grand Rapids beginning this summer and opening in the late spring of 2020. "It's our hope that our new customer service and technology center will...

 

Northome Highway 1 project open house July 2

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Residents and business owners in Northome are encouraged to attend an open house on Tuesday, July 2 to learn more about the upcoming construction project on Highway 1. The open house is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. at the City Hall Community Room, 12068 Main Street, Northome. Along with the contractor,...

 

Minnesota's Raspberry and Blueberry Seasons Start Soon

St. Paul, MN: Minnesota summer raspberry and blueberry growers report fields full of blossoms and expect to open for pick-your-own and pre-picked berries the first two weeks of July. Raspberry and blueberry seasons start towards the end of strawberry season and usually last at least three weeks, depending on the...

 

Launch Minnesota: Help Shape Minnesota's Startup Ecosystem

Earlier this month, I wrote about the creation of Launch Minnesota, a new program at DEED designed to nurture technology startups and entrepreneurs across the state. We’re excited to get Launch Minnesota off the ground, but we need your help in building a team that can make state government a meaningful contributor...

 

Civil Rights Advocates Welcome Supreme Court Decision on Census Citizenship Question Decision

WASHINGTON – Leading civil rights organizations held a telephone press briefing today to discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York, the litigation on the citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Vanita Gupta, president and CEO, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, said:...

 

Ben Strong (Red Lake Nation) joins Phoenix Suns Coaching Staff

Ben Strong (Red Lake Nation) 32, joins the Phoenix Suns after spending the 2018-19 season in player development for the Philadelphia 76ers where he helped the Sixers reach the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Following a lengthy playing career in the NBA G League and over...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 28, 2019

Red Lake School District has Groundbreaking Ceremony for $14.8 million addition and renovation project for Red Lake Elementary School - P7

RED LAKE - A Groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:30 PM for the Red Lake School District's $14.8 million addition and renovation project for the Red Lake Elementary School. In May 2018, Governor Mark Dayton signed off on $1.5 billion...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 28, 2019

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 - P39

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 28, 2019

Red Lake High School Graduation 2019 - P40

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....

 

Assistant Secretary Sweeney Names Tammie Poitra as the Midwest Regional Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney announced the appointment of Tammie Poitra to the position of the Midwest BIA Regional Director. The appointment is effective June 23, 2019. "It is with great pride that I name Tammie Poitra as the...

 

Assistant Secretary Sweeney Names Tammie Poitra as the Midwest Regional Director

WASHINGTON, DC – Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Sweeney announced the appointment of Tammie Poitra to the position of the Midwest BIA Regional Director. The appointment is effective June 23, 2019. "It is with great pride that I name Tammie Poitra as the...

 

One Hundred Academics Endorse College for All Act, Urge Congress to Pass it

WASHINGTON, June 27 – One hundred experts in the fields of law, economics, and education wrote an open letter to the U.S. Congress in support of the College for All Act, introduced earlier this week by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Th...

 

Sanders Leads Letter Probing Trump Administration Delay in Providing Emergency Nutrition Assistance for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, June 27 –Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget, led six Senators in a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue probing the Trump administration’s...

 

Supreme Court Blocks Addition of Untested Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference Education Fund, issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled to block the addition of the citizenship question from the 2020 Census: “We applaud today’s decision to block the untested citizenship question from the 2020...

 

Students facing new avenue of social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

BUFFALO, N.Y. — High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media. For one class period, students used a whiteboard to...

 

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