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Saint John's Prep Students Study Abroad in Melk, Austria

Collegeville, MN: Saint John’s Preparatory School announces five students who will be studying abroad at the Stiftsgymnasium Melk, Austria, during the 2013-14 academic year. Students include: • Andre Estevez, senior, son of Joseph Estevez of St. Joseph and Ellen Estevez of St. Joseph, MN • Megan Hanson, junior, daughter...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 6, 2013

Annual 4-Day Run to Mashkawisen begins in Red Lake - P5

At the Red Lake Chemical Health Programs site at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, the annual four day run for sobriety and health began in Red Lake, and would finish at the Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fon du Lac on Saturday, August 3. They would run as far as Leech Lake on Day one....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 6, 2013

Annual 4-Day Run to Mashkawisen begins in Red Lake - P6

At the Red Lake Chemical Health Programs site at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, the annual four day run for sobriety and health began in Red Lake, and would finish at the Mash-ka-wisen pow-wow grounds in Fon du Lac on Saturday, August 3. They would run as far as Leech Lake on Day one....

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    August 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Held for Red Lake Nation College and Government Center

As if on cue, Migizi (bald eagle) soared overhead as the groundbreaking for the new Red Lake Nation Tribal College and Tribal Government Center began on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The site is just north (toward the lake) from the powwow ring near the Humanities/Recreation Center in the community of Red Lake. At about 11:15 a.m.,...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    August 6, 2013

Groundbreaking Held for Red Lake Nation College and Government Center - P2

As if on cue, Migizi (bald eagle) soared overhead as the groundbreaking for the new Red Lake Nation Tribal College and Tribal Government Center began on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The site is just north (toward the lake) from the powwow ring near the Humanities/Recreation Center in the community of Red Lake. At about 11:15 a.m.,...

 

15th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament - P14

15th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament held on Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28, 2013...

 

15th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament - P15

15th Annual Red Lake Nation Youth Foundation Golf Tournament held on Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28, 2013...

 

Ground Breaking Ceremony held for New Red Lake Government Center and Red Lake Nation College - P19

RED LAKE, Minn ., July 25 – Red Lake Tribal Nation Chairman Jourdain Jr. and other Tribal Nation leaders welcomed USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer today to break ground with local, state, and national officials on a project that will result in new facilities for a Government Center and Red Lake Nation...

 

Ground Breaking Ceremony held for New Red Lake Government Center and Red Lake Nation College - P20

RED LAKE, Minn ., July 25 – Red Lake Tribal Nation Chairman Jourdain Jr. and other Tribal Nation leaders welcomed USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer today to break ground with local, state, and national officials on a project that will result in new facilities for a Government Center and Red Lake Nation...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 6, 2013

2013 Independence Day Celebration - P27

2013 Independence Day Celebration Saturday Afternoon Session...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 6, 2013

2013 Independence Day Celebration - P28

2013 Independence Day Celebration Saturday Afternoon Session...

 

Young fans have great time at Bemidji Speedway

BEMIDJI -- Bicycles and scooters were given away along with rides in a Mustang convertible pace car before each feature. It was "Kids' Night" at the speedway and the young racing fans had a blast. The bikes and scooters were donated by the racers to make Sunday a special night remember. On the track three first-time winners...

 

Franken touts health rebates for 9,000 Minnesotans

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 9,000 Minnesotans are line for health insurance rebate checks being sent out as part of the nation's new health care law. The checks average $300. Sen. Al Franken touted the givebacks Monday, which result from a provision that requires insurance companies to limit the amount of premium dollars they spend on administrative overhead. Insurers...

 

Myron Lee Gibbs Sr.

Myron Lee Gibbs Sr., age 66, of Minneapolis Journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at Fairview U of M Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on January 30, 1947 in Red Lake the son of Louie LaPrairie and Sally Gibbs. Myron was employed as a upholsterer for Baker Furniture. He enjoyed mechanics, fishing, hunting and lakes. He also was very fond of spending...

 

13th Annual Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference coming soon!

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2013) — Representatives from tribal housing authorities and economic development organizations throughout Indian Country will travel to Kansas City at the end of the summer for the 13th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference. The conference is scheduled for Sept. 16–19 in Travois’ hometown, and will be...

 

Leaders in labor, Legislature to rally in Twin Cities behind striking construction workers

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (Aug. 05, 2013) – To avoid further disruption to highway and sewer construction projects that are critical to the continued growth of the Twin Cities, Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) General President Terry O’Sullivan will join state legislative leaders and union members for a rally at the Cretex plant in Shakopee, this Tuesday,...

 

Flappers, Bootleggers and Local Legends in New Exhibit About Prohibition

On Jan. 17, 1920, Americans could no longer manufacture, sell or transport alcohol. The 18th Amendment, Prohibition, was now part of the Constitution, holding the same status as freedom of speech, freedom of religion and the abolition of slavery. Explore this complex and colorful time in America’s history with the new exhibit...

 

Constructions Updates - City of Bemidji and Beltrami County

FROM THE BELTRAMI COUNTY HWY DEPT Bruce Hasbargen, County Engineer Press Release Anne St NE (Co Rd 52) Road Work Tentatively to Begin Monday August 12, 2013 Anne St NE (Co Rd 52) is scheduled for bituminous resurfacing this construction season. The project is tentatively planned to begin August 12 and be completed by October 1, 2013. As part of the resurfacing project the...

 

Drenched in luxury, Artesian Hotel ready to pamper patrons

SULPHUR, Okla. – Opening ceremonies for the new Artesian Hotel Friday, Aug. 2 served as a symbol of county-wide efforts to increase tourism in the area. Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby was joined by a host of local officials and dignitaries who gathered to cut the ribbon on the Artesian Hotel. The “new” Artesian honor...

 

Smoke Signals - From the Embassy, Volume 2, Issue 3

Smoke Signals - From the Embassy, Volume 2, Issue 3...

 

Office of Justice Services to Hold Fourth Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training Session on August 6-9 in Mississippi

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services will offer the next in its series of training sessions for tribal court personnel on Aug. 6-9, 2013, in Philadelphia, Miss., with presentations that focus on domestic violence. Because of a high level of interest, the Office of Justice Services (OJS) has continued to provide legal training it successfully...

 

Native American Tribes To Get 10 Million Acres From US Government

Native American tribes in the United States will soon be given 10 million acres following a land buy-back program. The US government is currently preparing to spend almost $2 billion in purchasing privately owned lands. Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/888414/native-american-tribes-to-get-10-million-acres-from-us-government/#XlewysmvxHPj2f1C.99...

 

RP casino, 7,000 applications, 2,500 jobs

ROHNERT PARK — While hospitality and tourism already has been a bright spot in hiring this year across the North Bay, Sonoma County will likely see a significant jump in that sector with the opening of the Graton Resort and Casino, expected to employ about 2,000 people....

 

Red Lake encampment battles Enbridge tar sands pipeline on tribal lands

Since 1949, Enbridge Energy has been transporting crude oil through its more than six pipelines from Alberta, Canada through northern Minnesotan reservations and across the US. These pipelines, which transport tar sands oil, pass directly through the Leech Lake Reservation, the Fond du Lac Reservation, and the Red Lake reservati...

 

Native culture and history underlie celebration of same-sex marriage law

Members of the Minneapolis Two Spirit Society are celebrating along with other LGBT (Lesbian/ Gay/Bisexual/Transgender) Minnesotans and preparing for the state’s Freedom To Marry law which takes effect August 1st....

 

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