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Dayton, GOP finally reach budget deal

After weeks of crippling political deadlock, DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders emerged in the darkened Capitol on Thursday to announce they had brokered a budget deal to end the longest state government shutdown in U.S. history....

 

‘We have an agreement’: Dayton, GOP leaders agree on an all-frowns budget

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s three top budget negotiators walked from the governor’s office Thursday evening to announce a state budget deal frowning like their best friend just died....

 

Minnesota leaders announce budget deal ‘framework’

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota government could reopen within days if what appears to be a fragile budget agreement holds up....

 

Dayton, GOP reach a budget deal to end the two-week government shutdown

DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP legislative leaders announced Thursday evening they have reached a budget deal to end a two week government shutdown....

 

Dayton says he'll yield on tax increases for rich in effort to end shutdown

MINNEAP0LIS -- Gov. Mark Dayton says ending the state government shutdown is so important that he is willing to drop his long-held demand to increase taxes on Minnesota’s top earners....

 

Dayton offers to accept GOP plan with conditions

MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton is offering to accept a Republican proposal to bring more money into Minnesota's budget to end a two-week-old government shutdown....

 

Potentially dangerous heat expected this weekend into next week

A heat wave will continue to build this weekend, lasting well into next week. High temperatures will start to rise to near 90 on Saturday, and remain in the 90's next week. Overnight temperatures will yield little relief, only falling to the 70's. Scorching sunshine and high humidity is also expected for several days, which combined with the high temperatures will create heat...

 

Red Lake Forest Development Center Open House

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, the Red Lake Forestry Development Center held an Open House at their new facility in the Back of Town area of Red Lake. A traditional ceremony was held, followed by tours of the Center, and a feast. Over 300 people visited the facility throughout the day. According to the DNR website, the Red Lake...

 

Red Lake Forest Development Center Open House P2

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, the Red Lake Forestry Development Center held an Open House at their new facility in the Back of Town area of Red Lake. A traditional ceremony was held, followed by tours of the Center, and a feast. Over 300 people visited the facility throughout the day. According to the DNR website, the Red Lake...

 

Red Lake Forest Development Center Open House P3

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, the Red Lake Forestry Development Center held an Open House at their new facility in the Back of Town area of Red Lake. A traditional ceremony was held, followed by tours of the Center, and a feast. Over 300 people visited the facility throughout the day. According to the DNR website, the Red Lake...

 

Red Lake Forest Development Center Open House P4

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, the Red Lake Forestry Development Center held an Open House at their new facility in the Back of Town area of Red Lake. A traditional ceremony was held, followed by tours of the Center, and a feast. Over 300 people visited the facility throughout the day. According to the DNR website, the Red Lake...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P2

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P2...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P3

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P3...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P4

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P4...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P5

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P5...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 15, 2011

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P6

2011 Red Lake July Celebration - Final Session P6...

 

Elders at risk during hot spell

A cadre of volunteers will fan out across Minneapolis and St. Paul Saturday morning to visit about 185 very frail elders. They'll bear flowers, cookies, puzzles and other gifts -- and offering health checks as temperatures head toward 100 in the next few days....

 

Perrellis statement before Committee on Indian Affairs on violence against Native American Women

WASHINGTON, D.C. Chairman Akaka, Vice Chairman Barrasso, and members of the Committee: Thank you for inviting me to testify today regarding how best to protect, shield, and safeguard Native women from violent crime. The Department of Justice has placed a high priority on combating violence against women in tribal communities. In anticipation of this year's reauthorization of...

 

Pentagon reports major loss of files hacked by a foreign government

WASHINGTON - The Defense Department suffered one of its worst digital attacks in history in March, when a foreign intelligence service hacked into the computer system of a corporate contractor and obtained 24,000 Pentagon files during a single intrusion, senior officials said Thursday....

 

Native Americans Win $3.4 Billion Settlement for U.S. Government's Mismanagement of Millions of Acres of Land

After 15 years of litigation, a monumental class action lawsuit regarding trust accounts for half a million Native Americans was settled on June 20 by Judge Thomas Francis Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet tribe, was the lead plaintiff in an effort to end the abuse, mismanagement and outright fraud that...

 

Lyon County District Attorney Releases Bonta Police Report

Last week Indian Country Today Media Network received a copy of the police report concerning the arrest of John Bonta on May 24, 2011. (A request had been sent on June 22, 2011.) Significantly, there is no reference or mention in the report to the claims of the Bonta family that they were targeted by alleged assailants for being Native, or that anti-Native slurs were used...

 

The Circle of Violence

In recent weeks, Indian Country Today Media Network has reported on apparent random acts of violence on Natives and on the unfolding mess of sexual abuse at Catholic schools in the Dakotas. With this issue, however, we begin a short series titled Circle of Violence, an attempt to draw attention to the harm we do to the ones closest to us, and to touch upon the reasons for it...

 

Who owns the fish? How tribal rights could save the Great Lakes

When you first arrive in the Leelanau Peninsula, you think: this is heaven in the Midwest. Lake Michigan stretches out everywhere you look, blue as the Caribbean. It is a place full of second homes and tourists. But there is one spot that is different from the rest....

 

Chief and vice chief trail in primary, signaling tough campaign ahead in Cherokee

The race for the title of principal chief has tightened in Cherokee, where Chief Michell Hicks found himself in second place in last week’s primary election....

 

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