Articles from the August 9, 2022 edition

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Virgil Herald

Virgil Herald September 12, 1955 - August 5, 2022 Virgil Herald, 66 of the Spirit Lake Nation, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022 at the Eventide Heartland Care Center in Devils Lake. Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services...

 

FBI agents search Trump's home in Florida

Donald Trump said on Monday that the FBI had searched his Palm Beach, Fla., home and had broken open a safe - an account that, if accurate, would be a dramatic escalation in the various investigations into the former president. The search, according to two people familiar with the investigation, appeared to be focused on...

 

Family IDs man, 21, fatally shot in Otsego by deputies, blames lax initial response

Family on Monday identified the man who was shot to death in an Otsego neighborhood over the weekend by deputies who the Sheriff's Office said were threatened by him with a knife. Jordyn J. Hansen, 21, was fatally wounded about 1 a.m. Sunday in the 12300 block of NE. 72nd Court, said his aunt Sara Wroblewski, who lives where...

 

Three jailed, accused of helping alleged Mall of America shooter flee; 2 suspects still wanted

Two cousins who work at a hotel near the Mall of America and one of their friends were charged with felonies Monday accusing them of helping two men escape after one of them fired three rounds inside a crowded mall store. Denesh Raghubir, 21, of Minneapolis; Selena Raghubir, 23, of Bloomington; and Delyanie Kwen-Shawn Arnold,...

 

Northeast Minnesota's Native communities adapting to climate change

Higher temperatures and bigger swings between wet and dry weather are challenging the plants and animals that Ojibwe people in northeastern Minnesota have lived alongside for hundreds of years. With species like wild rice, paper birch and moose at risk, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa...

 

Olivia Newton-John, who played Sandy in 'Grease,' dies at 73

NEW YORK - Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as "Physical" and "You're the One That I Want" and won countless hearts as everyone's favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of "Grease," has died. She was 73. Newton-John, a...

 

Gov. Tim Walz announces 2023 fishing opener in his hometown of Mankato

Minnesota's chief executive will travel south for the 2023 Governor's Fishing Opener to Mankato on May 12-13. Gov. Tim Walz on Monday announced his hometown of Mankato as the spot of the traditional opener. Walz, a DFLer, may or may not be there as governor. He's on the ballot for re-election this year and facing nominal...

 

Russia, Ukraine trade accusations over nuclear plant attacks

YIV, Ukraine - Russia and Ukraine traded accusations Monday that each side is shelling Europe's biggest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia claimed that Ukrainian shelling caused a power surge and fire and forced staff to lower output from two reactors, while Ukraine has blamed Russian troops for storing weapons...

 

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery's death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood each received a second life prison sentence Monday - for committing federal hate crimes, months after getting their first for murder - at a hearing that brought a close to more than two years of criminal proceedings. U.S....

 

Republicans block cap on millions of patients' insulin costs

WASHINGTON – Republican lawmakers on Sunday successfully stripped a $35 price cap on the cost of insulin for many patients from the ambitious legislative package Democrats are moving through Congress this weekend, invoking arcane Senate rules to jettison the measure. The insulin cap is a long-running ambition of Democrats,...

 

State, local candidates to face off in primary election Aug. 9

BEMIDJI — Voters across Minnesota will go to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 9, to vote in the primary elections that will determine which candidates advance to the general election in November. For voters in the Bemidji area, the local races that will be included in the primary are the Bemidji City Council At-Large seat, the Beltrami County Board’s District 2 seat and the race...

 

FBI raided Mar-a-Lago TODAY as part of investigation into 'classified material Trump took after departing White House':

Donald Trump said on Monday that his Mar-a-Lago home has been raided by the FBI, reportedly as part of an investigation into whether the former president took classified documents with him when he left the White House. Trump didn't say specifically what the federal agents were looking for, just that his Florida home was 'under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of...

 
 Events   

Paul Bunyan Communications and Red Lake Nation to hold another Affordable Connectivity Program Sign Up Day August 25

(Bemidji, MN) (August 8, 2022) –Paul Bunyan Communications and the Red Lake Nation are holding a another sign-up day for the Affordable Connectivity Program, this time on Thursday, August 25 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Red Lake Nation College in Red Lake. This new long-term benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband...

 

Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation Announces 2022-23 Distinguished Alumni

The Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation announced five distinguished Bemidji State University alumni for the 2022-2023 academic year—four new Outstanding Alumni honorees and one inductee into BSU's Professional Education Hall of Fame. The following honorees will be officially recognized for their personal and professional accomplishments during the university's...

 

Attorney General Ellison leads fight to increase transparency in poultry industry

August 8, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today led a bipartisan coalition of 10 attorneys general in fighting for increased transparency in the poultry industry. Attorney General Ellison and the bipartisan coalition submitted a comment in support of the USDA's proposed rule, Transparency in Poultry Grower Contracting and Tournaments, to increase...

 

Road Construction Three Island Lake Road Subgrade Correction – Aggregate Surfacing

Work will begin on Monday, August 15, 2022, on Three Island Lake Road. The Three Island Park will be closed beginning August 15, 2022, for road construction that will include Subgrade Correction and Aggregate Surfacing. Construction is expected to be complete by mid-October. Beltrami County Highway Department urges motorists to use caution when traveling in and around all work...

 

Project Lifesaver Training Conducted

On July 25th, 2022, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Clearwater County Sheriff's Office sponsored a two-day Project Lifesaver Training class. Project Lifesaver is the premier search and rescue program operated internationally by public safety agencies and is strategically designed for "at risk" individuals who are prone...

 

Four Day Anishinaabe Spirit Run Travels from Red Lake to Mashkawisen in Sawyer, Minnesota - P4

Four Day Anishinaabe Spirit Run Travels from Red Lake to Mashkawisen in Sawyer, Minnesota The event is in partnership with Red Lake Chemical Health Programs, the Leech Lake Youth Program and Mashkawisen Thunderbird WREN....

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Community Health Day held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the Giminjimendaamin Ezhichigeyang Wellness & Event Venue at Oshkiimaajitadah - P8

Comprehensie Health Services held their annual Community Health Day on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the Giminjimendaamin Ezhichigeyang Wellness & Event Venue at Oshkiimaajitadah. The event featured a Million Miles Against Diabetes Walk (Redby Health Station to Oshkiimaajitadah), numerous Exhibits from health to education, a...

 
 By Glenda Martin    News    August 9, 2022

Ponemah Triathlon held the week of July 23rd - P10

The Ponemah Community staff, Alex and Bruce, put on another great event. The event was to promote health, wellness and to bring everyone together in a good way. Due to the wind coming off the lake which created some white caps the planning committee had to make some last minute adjustments to the course. The Triathlon started...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow - P17

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Singing Contest 1st Midnite Express, 2nd Ptown, 3rd NDN Creek, 4th Ho-Chunk Station, 5th Young Kingbird Moccasin Tournament 1st place Red Lake Independence Day Moccasin Tournament Champs, Gary Proudchief and Deon Pierre 2nd...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Night Pow Wow - P18

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Night Pow Wow Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Singing Contest 1st Midnite Express, 2nd Ptown, 3rd NDN Creek, 4th Ho-Chunk Station, 5th Young Kingbird Moccasin Tournament 1st place Red Lake Independence Day Moccasin Tournament Champs, Gary Proudchief and Deon Pierre 2nd place...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow - P18

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Singing Contest 1st Midnite Express, 2nd Ptown, 3rd NDN Creek, 4th Ho-Chunk Station, 5th Young Kingbird Moccasin Tournament 1st place Red Lake Independence Day Moccasin Tournament Champs, Gary Proudchief and Deon Pierre 2nd...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Parade - P18

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Parade Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Singing Contest 1st Midnite Express, 2nd Ptown, 3rd NDN Creek, 4th Ho-Chunk Station, 5th Young Kingbird Moccasin Tournament 1st place Red Lake Independence Day Moccasin Tournament Champs, Gary Proudchief and Deon Pierre 2nd...

 
 By Michael Barrett    News    August 9, 2022

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Tuesday Night Pow Wow - P18

Red Lake Celebrates Independence Day: Tuesday Night Pow Wow Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Singing Contest 1st Midnite Express, 2nd Ptown, 3rd NDN Creek, 4th Ho-Chunk Station, 5th Young Kingbird Moccasin Tournament 1st place Red Lake Independence Day Moccasin Tournament Champs, Gary Proudchief and Deon Pierre 2nd place...

 

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