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Articles from the July 28, 2011 edition

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Red Lake Pharmacy Community Safety Initiative

The Red Lake Pharmacy is committed to helping protect your identity as well as the reducing prescription drug abuse in our community. Controlled substances are drugs that have a potential for abuse or misuse. These drugs if used incorrectly can cause major health problems for our patients. Effective October 13, 2009, the Red Lak...

 

Beltrami County to begin Mission Road work

The Beltrami County Highway Department has started construction on County State Aid Highway 33 (Mission Road Northeast). The portion of highway under the construction is just west of Porcupine Lane Northeast to Power Dam Road Northeast (County Road 12). Construction includes grading, aggregate base and bituminous surfacing on 3.7 miles of roadway. Removal of existing...

 

New Ojibwe Signage in Bemidji - VIDEO

Signage at hospital/schools on Lakeland News Those who'd like to see this, press on the link and if it seems like it's at the end of the report, press "replay" or scroll back to the beginning, and the story will come up in full....

 

Vilsack Announces Telecommunications Projects To Deliver Broadband and Job Opportunities to Rural Communities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 27, 2011 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that rural telecommunications companies have been selected to receive nearly $192 million in loans for projects that will deliver broadband services to rural customers across eight states. These funds represent the latest investment from The Department of Agriculture's Telecommunications Inf...

 

Vilsack Urges Philanthropists to Seek Partnerships, Smart Investments to Maximize Impact in Rural America

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 27, 2011 – Speaking today at the Council on Foundations Rural Philanthropy Conference, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack called on representatives of philanthropic organizations from across America to "step up, take risks and work creatively to create jobs, improve quality of life and make an impact on rural America." During his keynote address, the Sec...

 

Don Shelby: Remember BP's Tony Hayward? He's trying to get his life back in northern Minnesota

Don Shelby: Remember BP's Tony Hayward? He's trying to get his life back in northern Minnesota...

 

Independent Contractor - BARRC/ Shared Vision Alliance Project

Bemidji Area Race Relations Council /Shared Vision JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: Independent Contractor PROJECT TITLE: BARRC/ Shared Vision Alliance Project LOCATION: Bemidji, MN DURATION: Up to 9 months/ part-time grant- funded contracted services. COMPENSATION: Within the context of budgeted allotment, compensation based on experience and qualifications. The Bemidji Area Race...

 
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Spiritual run to Mash ka wisen Celebration of Sobriety - August 2, 3 4, 5, 2011

Gigazoongaadizim Bimibatoog! Live strong! Run! Spiritual run to Mash ka wisen Celebration of Sobriety August 2, 3 4, 5, 2011 Distance: 200 miles relay style/ All Runners welcome! Day 1 10:00 a.m. 10:30 Opening ceremony and smudging of Staffs. Chemical health program Red Lake 10:30 Depart to Leech Lake Veterans Memorial Grounds 5:00 p.m Arrive at Leech Lake for feast, and...

 
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Little Rock Day at the Water Park

Little Rock Day at the Water Park - August 2, 2011...

 

DPCC Fact Sheet: Reid Amendment to Break the Impasse, Cut Spending Responsibly, and Avoid a Default

Leader Reid’s amendment will reduce the deficit by $2.7 trillion, without affecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security and without changes to revenues. Unlike Speaker Boehner’s short-term plan, the Senate package presents responsible cuts that will allow us to raise the debt limit through 2012, providing certainty to the world markets, without hurting our economic...

 

Call Congress: Tell them to do their job

The President spoke Monday night about the need for Congress to come together to meet our financial obligations by raising the so-called "debt ceiling" -- that is, to make sure our country can pay the bills Congress has already racked up. You'd think this would be fairly straightforward. For many years, regardless of party affiliation, presidents have asked Congress to do this...

 

Waiting to exhale: 4,000 Minnesota DWI cases on hold

More than 4,000 DWI and implied-consent cases are on hold until the Minnesota Supreme Court issues a final order on whether results from a controversial breath-testing device are deemed reliable....

 

Suspects in car break-ins pick the wrong car -- an FBI agent's

What happens when a couple of thieves on a months-long spree of vehicle break-ins decide to hit an FBI agent's SUV? The spree ends....

 

New Minn. budget means delay settling water quality issue important for wild rice beds

MINNEAPOLIS - Environmental groups are upset over a provision in Minnesota's new budget that will delay enforcement of a water quality standard meant to protect the state's wild rice beds....

 
 By James Walsh    News    July 28, 2011

Criminals stealing info from ATMs

Using an ATM may carry some unseen risks -- someone may be watching you electronically. According to the FBI and U.S. Secret Service, a growing number of thieves from Eastern Europe and Asia are stealing Americans' bank account information by "skimming" ATMs. Here is how it works: Skimmers install surveillance equipment on ATMs -- in the form of hidden cameras and fake keypads...

 

Franken's SNL moment in Senate

For a moment Wednesday, Al Franken looked like he was back on the set of Saturday Night Live and not on the floor of the U.S. Senate. In a speech explaining that there would be no money to pay for military and security personnel if Congress doesn’t pass a bill increasing the debt ceiling by Aug. 2, Franken unveiled a large poster in the chamber that said, “Welcome...

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    July 28, 2011

Birchmont men's championship: Syvertson advances

Match-play scores can be deceiving as a golfer can play poorly and win 3 and 2 or nail every shot and lose 3 and 2. Wednesday during the first round of the Birchmont Men’s Championship elimination play, Tyler Syvertson of Bemidji and Jeff Cannon of Golden Valley were at the top of their games and both probably would have advanced had fate not made them early adversaries. On...

 

Wednesday’s Birchmont results

MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP Wednesday’s match-play results Upper Bracket Eric Lilleboe, Okemos, Mich., def. Brett Severson, Hawley 5 and 3 Chris Curb, Bemidji, def. Josh Bergrud, Grand Forks 1 up in 20 holes Matt Skarperud, Omaha, def. Toby Palmiscno, Bemidji, 1 up Tyler Syvertson, Bemidji, def. Jeff Cannon, Golden Valley, 2 up Sam Matthew, Roseville, def. Alex McElhaney, Santa...

 

DARE Night at Bemidji Speedway

DARE Night at Bemidji Speedway...

 

Tribal Council takes no action on election

The Choctaw Tribal Council took no action Tuesday morning to reinstate the returns from the July 5 runoff election for chief, officials said....

 

Smoke Shops Deal With Cigarette Tax

In the wake of a new New York State initiative to enforce the collection of cigarette taxes from Native American sellers, local smoke shop operators and their customers have been laboring to adjust to the new rules—primarily by turning to Native American-produced cigarette brands, which are still free from state sales tax....

 

Ottawa behind on first nations housing, conditions getting worse: audit

An evaluation of the federal government's involvement in housing on first nations reserves over 13 years confirms what critics have long contended: Ottawa is not keeping up with housing support, and conditions are actually getting worse....

 

2 aboriginal groups boycott missing women inquiry

B.C.'s inquiry into murdered and missing women is being boycotted by two major aboriginal groups over legal funding and the scope of the inquiry....

 

Aboriginal group quits B.C.’s Missing Women Inquiry

An aboriginal group that was close to some of the women who were murdered by serial killer Robert Pickton has withdrawn from participating in the Missing Women Inquiry....

 

Future of B.C. missing women inquiry questioned as two aboriginal groups withdraw from process

Questions are being raised about the legitimacy of the upcoming B.C. missing women inquiry, as two aboriginal groups announced their withdrawal from the process....

 

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