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Articles from the July 21, 2011 edition

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 By Michael Barrett    News    July 21, 2011

Group Workcamps in Red Lake

A lot of homes, churches and community buildings on the Red Lake Indian Reservation will be repaired in some way or another in July 2011, and almost 1000 young people from all over the United States will help make that happen—all at their own expense. They pay for the privilege to work. With assistance and guidance from the...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    July 21, 2011

Group Workcamps in Red Lake II

A lot of homes, churches and community buildings on the Red Lake Indian Reservation will be repaired in some way or another in July 2011, and almost 1000 young people from all over the United States will help make that happen—all at their own expense. They pay for the privilege to work. With assistance and guidance from the...

 

Long-time partner named Blandin Foundation CEO

GRAND RAPIDS, Minnesota - Trustees of Blandin Foundation have selected Kathleen Annette, M.D. -- a recognized local, regional and national leader with deep roots in northern Minnesota -- as its new president and CEO. Dr. Annette is a lifelong resident of rural Minnesota who grew up on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, is...

 

State budget allows state workers to work

ST. PAUL — Minnesota state employees gradually head back to work beginning Thursday, ending one of the longest state government shutdowns in American history....

 

Staff Accountant-Temporary

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Staff Accountant-Temporary Red Lake Business Advisory Board Red Lake, MN 56671 Open: Immediately Open Until Filled Salary Level: $12.00-$15.00 Length of Employment: Temporary Primary Function: The purpose of this position is to support the Red Lake Business Advisory Board in carrying out the responsibilities of the Board and provide management with...

 

School Community Liaison Positions (2 Positions)

Terms of Employment: Wages and benefits per MSEA Master Agreement 179 days per school year Assignment: One (1) at the Red Lake High School/Middle School and one (1) at the Ponemah Elementary School Minimum Education and/or Experience Required  Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D.  Knowledge of District and school...

 

An uphill battle to curb a culture of tobacco use

When Herbert Sam leaves his home in Hinckley, he places a pinch of tobacco on the ground, praying that his family will return safely. When he asks a tribe member for a favor, he places it in the person's hand as a sign of respect. As a healer for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians, he considers tobacco a sacred plant....

 

DPCC REPORT: CUT, CAP & BALANCE IS RYAN PLAN ON STEROIDS

Theater trumps serious solutions this week as Congressional Republicans plan votes on their so-called “Cut, Cap, and Balance” proposal. This reckless plan is the Ryan budget on steroids. It would require even deeper cuts to Medicare and Social Security than the controversial Ryan plan – in fact, under the GOP plan, seniors in 2021 could see their Medicare cut by nearly...

 

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 9 - VIDEO

Red Lake July Celebbration 2011 July 7th Final Session 9 - VIDEO...

 
 Events   

Opportunity to participate in historic research, in Bemidji this Saturday

This year Beltrami County and Northern Minnesota have the opportunity to make history by hosting an enrollment site for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). The CPS-3 is a study that is fully funded by the American Cancer Study and the ultimate goal of the study is to find how factors such as our genetics, lifestyles, and environment can cause and prevent cancer and to...

 
 Events   

Bemidji to close streets for tree removal

The City of Bemidji Parks Department will take down several trees on Fifth Street between 6 and 9 a.m. Thursday, July 21. The trees are marked with orange rings. For safety reasons, Fifth Street Northwest between Irvine Ave and Mississippi Ave Northwest will be closed during this time to remove the trees. When that is completed, the crews will move to the next block and Fifth...

 
 By Abby Simons    News    July 21, 2011

Tribal members lose immunity ruling

Tribal members claiming sovereignty are not immune from the state's statute ordering the civil commitment of sexually dangerous people, the Minnesota Supreme Court ordered Wednesday. The decision upholds an earlier appeals court ruling that the state of Minnesota has the jurisdiction to commit Jeremiah Jerome Johnson, a member of the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa...

 

New Report: Black Mesa Coal Mining Draining Region’s Water Supply

Flagstaff, AZ— A massive coal-mining facility on Black Mesa has a much more damaging effect to a vital local water supply, according to a new report released today. A hydrology study, prepared by Dr. Daniel Higgins (PhD in Arid Lands Resource Sciences from the University of Arizona) demonstrates that after four decades of coal mine groundwater withdrawals, minerelated...

 

Tribal Members in Rural America

I recently was invited to the Champions of Change event for rural America. It was great to meet with President Obama and Secretary Vilsack and hear how much they cared about some of the unique issues facing rural America. The President took the time and was gracious enough to introduce himself to everyone at the meeting. All and all, not my typical Wednesday afternoon. I run a...

 

Supreme Court: Judge overstepped by jailing 32

SANTA FE — A state district judge acted unlawfully when he jailed 32 courtroom spectators for contempt of court, the state Supreme Court ruled today....

 

CCSD board scoffs at allegations

SHIPROCK Matthew Tso laughed out loud Tuesday at allegations that the Central Consolidated School Board had violated the state Open Meetings Act....

 

From anthropologists come new amateur archaeologists

Using shovels, square sifting boxes and their hands, University of Minnesota anthropology students slowly dug through the dirt on the banks of Spring Lake outside of Hastings, Minn....

 

Friends remember five from Pawnee killed in traffic accident

Friends remember five from Pawnee killed in traffic accident Read more: http://newsok.com/friends-remember-five-from-pawnee-killed-in-traffic-accident/article/3587131#ixzz1Sk5mPYRN...

 

Two men plead guilty in swastika branding case

FARMINGTON — Two McDonald's employees who are accused of branding a swastika on the arm of a Navajo man with mental disabilities but deemed the act merely a prank face more than eight years in prison....

 

Two Men Plead Guilty in Vincent Kee Branding Case

Two men, Paul Beebe, 27, and Jesse Sanford, 25, pleaded guilty Tuesday before a San Jaun County jury in the April 29, 2010 attack of Vincent Kee, a 22-year-old Navajo man who suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome....

 

Mother admits lying about how hammer struck infant daughter

Mother admits lying about how hammer struck infant daughter Read more: http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/mother-admits-lying-about-how-hammer-struck-infant-daughter/article_8696d5ec-b34e-11e0-9c80-001cc4c002e0.html#ixzz1Sk6clSDo...

 

Man and his sister arrested after high-speed chase through Fort McDowell Indian Reservation

MESA, Ariz. — A woman and her younger brother are in custody after a high-speed chase through the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation east of Phoenix....

 

Fort Totten man sentenced for selling pills

Devils Lake, ND — On July 19, 2011, Perry Fassett of Fort Totten, ND, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of distribution of a controlled substance and aiding and abetting....

 

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