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Articles from the July 8, 2015 edition


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  • U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Visits Red Lake

    Michael Meuers|Jul 8, 2015

    Thursday afternoon July 2, 2015, found the Red Lake Tribal Council reconvening after a morning Special Council meeting as United States Senator Amy Klobuchar visited with the Red Lake Tribal Council about issues of concern to the tribe. Later Klobuchar visited with staff at the new Red Lake Nation Tribal College. Several tribal council members participated in a conversation about Indian Country and the government-to-government relationship between Red Lake Nation and the United States. Tribal...

  • 2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah: Tuesday Afternoon Session

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah on July 6-8, 2015....

  • 2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah: Monday Night Session Set 2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah on July 6-8, 2015....

  • Beltrami Electric Cooperative makes donation to the new Red Lake Nation College

    Jul 8, 2015

    Bemidji, Minn. – Beltrami Electric Cooperative made a donation to the new Red Lake Nation College. CEO Lynette Nieuwsma and Board President Rick Coe presented the check to Dan King, President of RLNC. Beltrami Electric donated $5,000 along with a matching grant from cooperative partner and lender, Co-Bank, for a total donation of $10,000 to the college....

  • BELTRAMI COUNTY PROJECT LIFESAVER RECEIVES DONATION

    Jul 8, 2015

    JULY 7TH, 2015 - Beltrami County’s recently deployed Project Lifesaver has received a donation of $1,000 to assist in supporting the program. The anonymous donation was made by a family familiar with the consequences of cognitive and wandering disease and disorders. Thirty years ago the family’s mother who suffered from Alzheimer’s wandered from home in the summertime. Unfortunately she was not located until several months later when deer hunters found her remains. The family wanted to contribute to Beltrami County’s Project Lifesaver...

  • 2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah: Monday Night Session - P2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah on July 6-8, 2015....

  • 2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah: The Parade - P2

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    2015 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration held in Ponemah on July 6-8, 2015....

  • Leech Lake 4th of July Pow Wow Celebration 2015 held in Cass Lake - P3

    Ivy Vainio|Jul 8, 2015

    The Leech Lake 4th of July Pow Wow Celebration 2015 held in Cass Lake....

  • TANF Program has Open House - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    The new Red Lake Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program held an Open House on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oshkiimaajitahdah (New Beginnings) in Redby. TANF will be operational September 1st of this year. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Plan SECTION 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians intends to operate a Tribal TANF Program (TANF) to assist eligible Indian families in its designated TANF service area (TSA)....

  • Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise - P9

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    Red Lake Fireworks holds public display show in Red Lake to showcase merchandise Hundreds show up for hour long presentation...

  • 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp held on Fond du Lac Reservation - Set 2 - P10

    Ivy Vainio|Jul 8, 2015

    The 6th Annual Ojibwe Language Camp was held at the Kiwenz Campgroundon on the Fond du Lac Reservation starting on Wednesday, June 17 and continuing to Sunday, June 21, 2015. Items on the agenda included : Thursday and Friday – Mornings are reserved for learning and speaking the language; and, afternoons are reserved for working on cultural art projects; Friday night – Talent show – open to all campers; and Saturday - Mad Science, Canoe Races and Pow Wow. Some of the class offerings...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 1 - P28

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 2 - P28

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation - Set 3 - P28

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    The 2015 Red Lake High School Graduation Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Red Lake High School. Class Motto: "We meet as strangers, grew as classmates, and leave as friends." Class of 2015 Katelyn Paige Barrett - Valedictorian Kennedy Rose Barrett - Salutatorian Verto F. Barron, Jr. Autumn Leigh Beaulieu Tiffani Brun Brianna Leigh Cook Kendra Lea Dow Delwyn W. English, Jr. Jerrell Lynn Fairbanks Breanna L. Goodrider Teneasha D. Graves Jaylyn Alysse Isham-Kingbird DeCarlo...

  • Red Lake Elementary Schools holds Annual Pow Wow - P36

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    Red Lake Elementary School held its Annual Pow Wow on Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Red Lake. This years new Princess and Brave were Emiris Lussier and Desmond Desjarlait....

  • Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header - P47

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Jul 8, 2015

    Red Lake improving, but drop two games to Blackduck in home double-header on Tuesday, May 5, 2015....

  • Campus Security Officer– Full-Time - Position Description POSITION TITLE: Campus Security Officer– Full-Time DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management REP

    Jul 8, 2015

    RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE Position Description POSITION TITLE: Campus Security Officer– Full-Time DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management REPORTS TO: Director of Development CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt REVISED: July 2015 SHIFT: This position is Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break. WAGE: This position pays $11.00-$12.00 per hour based upon experience. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provides personal, equipment, and property security for faculty, staff, students, and...

  • Campus Security Officer– Part-Time (2) - RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE

    Jul 8, 2015

    RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE Position Description POSITION TITLE: Campus Security Officer– Part-Time (2) DEPARTMENT: Facilities Management REPORTS TO: FT Campus Security Officer and Director of Development CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt REVISED: July 2015 SHIFT: Red Lake Nation College is hiring two part-time campus security officers to each work two twelve-hour shifts each Saturday and Sunday. Shift 1: Saturday 1:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Shift 2: Saturday 1:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m....

  • Authorities search for Thief River Falls suspect in fatal game of 'chicken'

    Jul 8, 2015

    THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a Thief River Falls man who told police he killed his friend in a car crash resulting from a game of “chicken.” A warrant has been issued for Scott Wayne Srnsky, 41, who is facing a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide in the May 26 death of Jacob James Kasprowicz, 29, whose address was listed as Warren, Minn. Srnsky had been arrested June 30 in Grand Forks, N.D., and booked into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center on a charge of driving under suspension/revocation....

  • Cass Lake man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case

    Jul 8, 2015

    WALKER, Minn. -- A 44-year-old man was given the maximum sentence after he strangled someone in front of a child. Dallas Wayne Smith, Cass Lake, was found guilty of the felony crime of domestic assault by strangulation after a two-day trial in June in Cass County District Court in Walker. The jury convicted Smith of the strangulation charge, along with a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/3781161-cass-lake-man-gets-maximum-sentence-strangulation-case...

  • Robert "Bob" Benais

    Jul 8, 2015

    Robert Benais Born: Tue., Aug. 29, 1967 Died: Thu., Jul. 2, 2015 Visitation 6:00 PM Tue., Jul. 07, 2015 Location: Little Rock Community Center Funeral Service 4:00 PM Thu., Jul. 09, 2015 Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church Robert "Bob" Benais, 47, of Red Lake, Minnesota, passed away on July 2, 2015 in Red Lake. He was born on August 29, 1967 in Red Lake, the son of Albert, Sr. and Josephine (Akewanzie) Benais. Bob spent a lot of his time fixing things, he could fix anything, cars, houses, anyth...

  • Broadway Star, Tony Award Nominee and Recording artist to Teach Master Class in Ada July 19

    Jul 8, 2015

    ADA, Okla. - The Chickasaw Nation presents a Master Class "How to Audition and Song Interpretation," led by Broadway star Emily Skinner, from 1:30 - 4 p.m., Sunday, July 19, at the arts & humanities building. Miss Skinner starred on Broadway in the musicals, Side Show, Billy Elliott, Jekyll & Hyde, James Joyce's The Dead, opposite Christopher Walken, The Full Monty and the play Dinner at Eight. She earned a Tony Award nomination and Drama Desk Award for her work on Side Show, and an...

  • Teams Gear Up for Back-to-Back Indian Relay Events in Browning, Montana This July

    Jul 8, 2015

    BILLINGS, Mont. – The 2015 Indian Relay Race Season continued the past two weekends with exciting, action-packed relay during Crow Native Days in Crow Agency, Mont and the Oglala Veterans’ Memorial Relay in Pine Ridge, SD. Determined teams from the top horse nations competed for valuable PIHRA points to help earn them a spot at the All Nations Indian Relay Championships – the Super Bowl of Indian Relay! This week, teams are preparing for two important, back-to-back relays this coming weekend in Browning, Mont. Results for the...

  • The Chickasaw Nation announces "Call for Artists"

    Jul 8, 2015

    TISHOMINGO, Okla.- The Chickasaw Nation is now accepting applications from Native American artists for the August Tobachi Kanchi (to buy and sell) Art Market. The Art Market is set for Saturday, Aug. 8, on the grounds of the historic Chickasaw Nation Capitol. Southeastern and Woodlands Native American artists are invited to display and sell their handmade arts and crafts in the artist tent. There is no charge for artists to participate. Artists must be at least 18 years of age and provide documentation of citizenship in a federally recognized...

  • Minnesota cracks down on child care assistance fraud

    Jul 8, 2015

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has gained sweeping new powers to investigate and prosecute child care fraud, following the discovery that some providers are exploiting poor parents and their children to obtain cash assistance from the state. State investigators say they have uncovered an elaborate pattern of fraud involving the unauthorized billing of Minnesota’s $226 million, state-funded child care subsidy program for poor families. In many cases, child care providers actively recruit low-income parents as employees on...

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