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Articles from the June 30, 2016 edition

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Boozhoo wewebinaabiiwinini gaye wewebinaabiikwe! Ogaa-wewigamig

Boozhoo wewebinaabiiwinini gaye wewebinaabiikwe! Ogaa-wewigamig The Fishery Will be closed on July 4th, 5th, and 6th - We will NOT be taking fish We will re-open on July 7th. We will be open this weekend to take fish. (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Enjoy your holiday!!...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 30, 2016

Peace & Dignity Journey Runners run through Red Lake - P4

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...

 

Thank You from the Redby Community Board & Redby Community Coordinator

The Redby Community Board & Redby Community Coordinator would like to say a special thank you to all the volunteers and various vendors and programs that helped make this years Spring Fling and BBQ contest happen on June 11th 2016. We had over 400 people register for the event from all districts and with the help of 27...

 

Suicide Prevention Event Celebrates 10 years of Promoting Hope

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention in Bemidji. The event will be held at the Sanford Event Center in Bemidji on Saturday, September 10th. The Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention is a major community awareness event held in September every year in observance of National...

 

Mille Lacs Band denounces county decision to terminate law enforcement agreement

The Mille Lacs Band Reservation – Last week, the Mille Lacs County Board, with no prior warning or discussion, voted to end the cooperative law enforcement agreement between the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office and the Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police. The agreement, which first went into effect in 1991, had vastly improved law enforcement in the region, comprising the...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 30, 2016

Customer Appreciation Day at Red Lake Trading Post - P14

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 30, 2016

Red Lake High School Graduation 2016; Set Two - P23

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

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    June 30, 2016

Red Lake Fireworks hosts 2nd Annual Display Show - P5

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 30, 2016

Red Lake Elementary School Pow Wow 2016 - P24

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 30, 2016

2016 Ponemah School Pow Wow held on Friday - P28

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....

 

Youth Co-Ed Softball Action in Redby - P8

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 30, 2016

Red Lake Nation College Special Recognition Ceremony held for Class of 2016 - P30

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...

 

Police seek DNA analysis in Willmar armed robbery

WILLMAR—Police are still looking for the masked man with a knife who robbed a Willmar Casey's convenience store Sunday night. The Willmar Police Department is continuing to work through leads, Chief Jim Felt said Tuesday, which are continuing to pour in as Facebook messages, emails and phone calls. The evidence collected at the scene could provide enough DNA evidence to...

 

Scammer accidentally picks Douglas County attorney as victim, gets nowhere

A scammer picked the wrong person to call on May 26: Douglas County (Minn.) Attorney Chad Larson. Larson shared his experience with the newspaper in an effort to alert others of the scam. He received the call on his cell phone a little after 8 p.m. Although he rarely answers calls from numbers that he doesn’t recognize, his caller ID indicated that it was a local call so he...

 

Bayfield County girl found dead after apparent ATV crash

A 14-year-old Barnes, Wis., girl reported missing Tuesday night was found dead early Wednesday, the apparent victim of an all-terrain vehicle crash. The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office reported that the girl, whose name was not released Wednesday pending notification of family, was reported missing at about 10 p.m. Tuesday; she left her home earlier in the day on an ATV and...

 

Superior man accused of threatening judge

A Superior man accused of threatening a judge made his initial appearance earlier this month in Douglas County Circuit Court. A special prosecutor was appointed to handle the case because the suspect also allegedly threatened the district attorney. Jeremy Michael Cross, 41, faces felony charges of threat to judge and threat to prosecutor as well as misdemeanor charges of...

 

Lt. Gov. Smith visits with northwest Minnesota resort owners

BEMIDJI -- Minnesota's Lt. Gov. Tina Smith visited the Bemidji area Wednesday to get a hands-on experience in the day in the life of resort owners. Smith, who visited the Pimushe resort owned by Ed and Joanne Fussy and later met with a group of small northwest Minnesota resort owners for a roundtable discussion, said she made the trip to learn more about an important industry...

 

Charges: Itasca County homicide victim was beheaded, stabbed

A 20-year-old Hibbing man was beaten, stabbed and beheaded by an acquaintance — apparently in retribution for an alleged sexual assault — according to charges filed Wednesday. The body of David Alexander Haiman was recovered from a wooded area in the Itasca County community of Ball Club, northwest of Grand Rapids, on Sunday. Witnesses allegedly told authorities that...

 

Blue Cross delivers major blow to health care reform in Minnesota

Minnesota's largest health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, has decided to stop selling health plans to individuals and families in Minnesota starting next year. The insurance carrier's parent company, which goes by the same name, will continue to sell a much more limited offering on the individual market through its Blue Plus HMO. The insurer explained...

 

Pinellas says new plan offers stronger focus on minority student achievement

Pinellas County school officials on Tuesday unveiled a plan that they say will focus the district more squarely on improving the performance of minority students. For the first time in about 15 years, officials said, the district is making substantial changes to its strategic plan, adding two categories to the list of directions that guide the school system's actions every...

 

Teen Bullies And Their Victims Both Face A Higher Risk Of Suicide

Bullying and cyberbullying are major risk factors for teen suicide. And both the bullies and their victims are at risk. That's according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics that urges pediatricians and family doctors to routinely screen teenagers for suicide risks. "Pediatricians need to be aware of the problem overall," says Benjamin Shain, a child and...

 

KU nets $1.25 million grant to train teachers on inclusion of students with disabilities in schools

Kansas University has secured a five-year, $1.25 million grant from the federal Office of Special Education Programs to help increase inclusion in schools, the university announced Tuesday. The grant will provide funding for 42 teachers to gain an endorsement in special education or work toward a master’s degree in special education. Jennifer Kurth, assistant professor, and...

 

Long-term downward trend continues for number of workers' compensation claims, costs of insurance premiums

The number of paid workers’ compensation claims in Minnesota fell 49 percent relative to the number of employees from 1997 to 2014, according to the 2014 Minnesota Workers’ Compensation System Report, just released by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). “Again this year, medical treatment for injuries was the chief cost driver for the system, increasing...

 

Willmar mourns drowning of two fourth-grade boys

WILLMAR, MINN. – The women gathered around Lul Mohamed, putting their hands on her shoulders, the back of her neck, the crown of her head. She cried, clutching a photo of her son, Ahmed Hashi, and the homework he never he had a chance to complete. Hashi, 11, and his friend Idris Hussein, 10, were found Tuesday night in the shallow water of Foot Lake, less than a block from...

 

Advocates for $15 minimum wage rally in Minneapolis, turn in petitions

Advocates pushing Minneapolis to mandate a $15 minimum wage marched into City Hall on Wednesday, waving signs, beating drums and carrying a stack of petitions with the signatures of about 20,000 people. Organizers had been working since late February to gather the 6,869 registered voters’ signatures required to put a charter amendment proposal on the ballot this November....

 

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