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Articles from the July 7, 2020 edition

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Benito Urrutia, Jr.

Benito Urrutia, Jr. February 15, 1955 ~ July 2, 2020 (age 65) Benito Urrutia, Jr. age 65, of Duluth, died Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was born February 15, 1955 in Red Lake, MN. to Benito and Josephine (Kingbird-Johnson) Urrutia. Benito worked as an Iron worker. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Victoria...

 

Frank Mark Dickenson (Ni-Zhi-Kay-Binizi "Lone Eagle")

Frank Mark Dickenson (Ni-Zhi-Kay-Binizi "Lone Eagle") July 22, 1930 - July 2, 2020 Frank Mark Dickenson, 89, of Red Lake, MN died Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his home in Red Lake. Traditional Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Frank's Home in Red Lake, MN. A wake will begin at 12 Noon, Saturday, July...

 

Elisha Eyne Wennberg

Elisha Eyne Wennberg March 27, 1985 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 35) Elisha Eyne Wennberg, 35, of Duluth, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. She was born in Duluth, on March 27, 1985, to David and Jeanine Wennberg (Mehrman). She had worked at Black Bear Casino Coffee Shop and more recently at Fond Du Luth Casino as a cash...

 

Conrad "Ox" Kingbird "Waabishkii Binesi"

Conrad "Ox" Kingbird "Waabishkii Binesi" November 24, 1971 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 48) Conrad "Ox" Kingbird "Waabishkii Binesi" age 48, of Ponemah, Minnesota, of the Kingfisher Clan, passed away at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo ND on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Conrad was born November 24, 1971, in Red Lake, MN, to Jerry Lee...

 

Geneva Ann "Skeeter" McMillen

Geneva Ann "Skeeter" McMillen May 12, 1953 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 67) Geneva "Skeeter" (Petite) McMillen, "Niizhogaabowiikwe", 67, of Cloquet, MN, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 3rd, 2020 at home surrounded by family. Geneva "Skeeter" McMillen was born May 12, 1953 to Michael Petite, Sr. and Gladys Roy Northrup Petite in Dulu...

 

Tillie "Toot" Jean Chase

Tillie "Toot" Jean Chase February 2, 1964 ~ July 1, 2020 (age 56) Tillie "Toot" Chase, born February 2, 1964, passed away unexpectedly on July 1, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents Valentine and Arthur Chase. She is survived and will forever be missed by her children Ursala (Philip) Pankonin,...

 

David Michael Armstrong, Sr.

David Michael Armstrong, Sr. April 24, 1970 ~ July 2, 2020 (age 50) David Michael Armstrong, Sr., "Daga" age 50, of Inger, MN began his spiritual journey on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his home. He was born on April 24, 1970 in Bemidji, MN the son of Donald "Ducky" Armstrong, Sr., and Wanda Isham. David worked as an Auto Body...

 

Darlene Rae Savage

Darlene Rae Savage April 27, 1940 - July 04, 2020 Darlene R. Savage, age 80 of Cloquet, MN passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Sunnyside Health Care. She was born April 27, 1940 in Cloquet, the daughter of James and Jessie (Houle) Davis, Sr. Darlene was active in her Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe culture. She had worked for many...

 

Minnesota employers got $10.2 billion in emergency pandemic aid

From car dealers to construction companies, Minnesota employers hauled in $10.2 billion through the popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), ranking the state No. 15 in the U.S., according to data released Monday by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The program, which is credited with lowering unemployment this spring,...

 

Minnesota sets new COVID-19 case count target

Minnesota health officials have changed the report card by which they grade the state's response to COVID-19 - adding a goal of reducing the number of new cases reported each day from 435 over the past week to about 283. The ambitious target comes as other states report rising COVID-19 case counts, and Minnesota risks a surge...

 

Three pipeline setbacks in two days, and pressure intensifies on Minnesota project

Story by Mike Hughlett • Photo by Richard Tsong-Taatarii • Star Tribune staff The oil and gas industry has been stunned in the past two days by three more big pipeline setbacks, including a court-ordered temporary closure of the Dakota Access, the main artery for North Dakota's crude. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on...

 

South Dakota governor, exposed to virus, joined Trump on jet

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Shortly after fireworks above Mount Rushmore disappeared into the night sky on Friday, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem accompanied President Donald Trump aboard Air Force One despite having had close contact with Trump's son's girlfriend, who had tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump has been in a...

 

Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in federal virus aid

WASHINGTON - Forty lobbyists with ties to President Donald Trump helped clients secure more than $10 billion in federal coronavirus aid, among them five former administration officials whose work potentially violates Trump's own ethics policy, according to a report. The lobbyists identified Monday by the watchdog group Public...

 

New Minnesota driver's manual updates aims to defuse traffic stops

The state of Minnesota has updated its driving manual with instructions for motorists with firearms and police officers who pull them over in hopes of preventing deadly outcomes. Valerie Castile, whose son Philando was fatally shot by police officers even after he disclosed he was carrying a weapon during a traffic stop, helped...

 

Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic

TORONTO - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with U.S President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal...

 

Chicago's holiday weekend ends with 17 dead, 70 wounded

CHICAGO - One of Chicago's bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, and 70 more wounded, despite a concerted effort to quell the violence with an additional 1,200 police officers on the streets. The violence was far worse than last year, when the...

 

Authorities ID man found dead in Minnesota lake Sunday

WILLMAR – The man found dead Sunday afternoon, July 5, in Eagle Lake near Willmar has been identified as David Klucas, 58, of Willmar, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. The incident was reported at 1:51 p.m. in the 40000 block of County Road 9 Northeast when an individual called 911 and...

 

Officials ID teen killed in NW Minnesota ATV crash

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Fertile, Minn., boy is dead after an ATV rollover in Polk County last week. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Jude Walter Olson by the Polk County Sheriff's Office on Monday morning, July 6. According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to the ATV rollover shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday,...

 

MIXED ADULT DOUBLE ELIMINATION HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT HELD ON JULY 4, 2020 IN REDBY

MIXED ADULT DOUBLE ELIMINATION HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT HELD ON JULY 4, 2020 IN REDBY PRIZES 1st $600 - 2nd $400 - 3rd $200 - 4th $100 Horseshoe Winners... 1st - Corky n Raven 2nd-Boone n Dell 3rd-Josh n Ange 4th- Herb n Buffy...

 

Wearing masks still critical in stopping spread of COVID-19

In light of the recent resurgence of COVID-19 nationwide, Dr. John Krueger, under secretary of health for the Chickasaw Nation, says wearing masks remains a key component in limiting the pandemic’s spread. “What we’re seeing in Texas is beginning to slowly come across (Oklahoma’s) borders,” Dr. Krueger said. “This is a time to be vigilant. We want to keep people...

 

Maskless Trump Rails Against 'Left-Wing Mob' As Coronavirus Crisis Spirals

Faced with a public health crisis spiraling further out of control as a result of his own governing failures, a maskless President Donald Trump ranted against the “left-wing mob,” “far-left fascism” and “cancel culture” in a disjointed speech delivered at an Independence Day celebration held at South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Friday night....

 

American Indian College Fund Statement: Re-Name Mascots to End Harmful Stereotypes

#TheTimeIsNow for racist sports team names and mascots to be renamed. The American Indian College Fund appreciates its long-time mission supporters, FedEx, Nike, and Walmart. They have chosen to stand alongside indigenous groups across the United States to amplify our voices and to call upon the Washington NFL team to change its name. We are proud to call you our allies....

 

MnDOT announces second round of Minnesota Highway Freight Program funding

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota cities, counties, ports, waterways, railroads and airports can apply for funding for highway and intermodal projects that benefit freight movement through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Minnesota Highway Freight Program. The statewide competitive program is designed to help meet the state’s freight transportation needs by...

 
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State, local health officials offering free COVID-19 testing in St. James July 8

Responding to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Watonwan County, the State of Minnesota is partnering with the City of St. James and Watonwan County Public Health to offer COVID-19 testing on July 8. Testing is free and available to anyone who wants to be tested. Date: Wednesday, July 8 Time: Noon - 7 p.m. Location: St. James Middle/Senior High School 1001 10th Avenue North St....

 

BELTRAMI COUNTY SEES UPTICK IN COVID-19 CASES

Bemidji, MN – Over the Fourth of July weekend, Beltrami County has reported seven new positive COVID-19 cases. Six of these cases are related to a social group that had visited several establishments in the area during the time they were infectious. Two individuals experienced symptoms that they recognized as possible indicators of COVID-19 and called to set up a test. When...

 

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