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Red Lake Nation COVID-19 Emergency Response Team is offering Free Testing in August 2020 for everyone 18 years and older

August 13, 2020 - Little Rock - The Round House August 20, 2020 - Redby - Oshkiimaajitahdah August 27, 2020 - Ponemah - Boys and Girls Club September 3, 2020 - Red Lake - Behind the Humanities Center All events will be from 10 AM - 3 PM (rain or shine) The test will be minimally invasive: Throat Swabs or Nasal Swabs...

 

Minnesota Republicans assail Walz pandemic powers, oust labor commissioner

Republican lawmakers ousted state Labor and Industry Commissioner Nancy Leppink on Wednesday as they continued to clash with Gov. Tim Walz's administration over his decision to extend the peacetime emergency he's used since March to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The confirmation of Leppink, who Walz appointed in early...

 

Red Lake Nation COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Relief Program and Application

Red Lake Nation COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Relief Program and Application https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vScrWRm9oduVdHZCAF4RWS5d-rM7Gibf6uvhhd9mCIS1TDgRIsuHg79m86NT_SRh41VSq9CtotemUEC/pub RED LAKE NATION'S COVID RELIEF APPLICATION ONLINE CLICK HERE: https://www.redlakenation.org/…/…/20...

 

Mixed feelings about Kamala Harris from Minnesota progressives

Kenza Hadj-Moussa has heard skepticism from fellow progressives about Sen. Kamala Harris' record as a prosecutor in California. But as they reflect on her selection as Joe Biden's running mate, they also feel enthusiastic that Harris, who is Black, will appear on the Democratic presidential ticket after years of Black women...

 

Extremes in Minnesota COVID-19 cases and deaths, but no sign of trend yet

Minnesota on Wednesday reported its highest single-day COVID-19 death count since July 2 and its lowest two-day trend since June 30 of new infections with the coronavirus that causes the disease. Health officials warned that neither conflicting milestone is a positive or negative indicator of the course of the pandemic - now in...

 

More than 900 students, staff ordered quarantined in Georgia

CANTON, Ga. – The first letter went out Aug. 4, one day after students in the Cherokee County School District returned to their classrooms for the first time since the eruption of the coronavirus pandemic. "Dear Parents," wrote Dr. Ashley Kennerly, the principal of Sixes Elementary School. "I am writing this letter in order...

 

Attorney General Ellison asks court to remove trustees of Otto Bremer Trust

Petition alleges a pattern of serious breaches, including self-dealing, excessive compensation and spending, hostile work environment, and shift in focus of trust from charitable to financial purposes August 12, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — After a months-long investigation, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today asked a court to remove the trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust...

 

19 days: Experts warn USCIS furloughs at end of the month will effectively halt the U.S. legal immigration system

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American legal immigration system will grind to a halt at the end of the month if Congress doesn’t approve $1.2 billion in emergency appropriations for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), experts warn. With 70 percent of USCIS employees slated to be furloughed on August 31, 13,400 fewer employees will be processing immigrants into...

 

Governor Walz Signs Order To Extend Peacetime Emergency

Governor Tim Walz signed executive order 20-38, to extend the COVID-19 Peacetime emergency through September 11th. The peacetime emergency extension will continue to protect Minnesotans against evictions and wage garnishment. It also means that the statewide mask mandate will remain in effect, and provides economic relief to those impacted by the pandemic. It also protects...

 

Grants Available for Value-Added Agricultural Processing

St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value-Added Grant Program. The MDA anticipates awarding approximately $1 million to for-profit businesses, agricultural cooperatives, and local governments for equipment purchases that help increase sales of Minnesota...

 

Seven Clans Casino, Thief River Falls, Job Fair, September 3rd, 10am - 12pm

Seven Clans Casino, Thief River Falls, Job Fair, September 3rd, 10am - 12pm. Interviewing in all areas with the possibility of immediate hire! Apply online today by going to our website to fill out an online application and to see our current openings: https://www.sevenclanscasino.com/careers/...

 

What Scientists Know About Airborne Transmission of the New Coronavirus

Over the past few months, an increasing number of scientists, clinicians, and engineers have called for greater recognition that aerosols, in addition to larger droplets can transmit the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. While the difference is literally miniscule, acknowledging this route of transmission would result in...

 

AG Ellison: Senate has ousted a champion of protecting workers and their families

August 12, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued the following statement today after the Minnesota Senate, on a party-line vote, voted to oust Labor and Industry Commissioner Nancy Leppink: “The Minnesota Senate majority today voted to oust Commissioner Nancy Leppink, a champion of workers and their safety. Even as COVID-19 cases are spiking,...

 

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 - P27

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Redby Community Church....

 

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 - P28

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Redby Community Church....

 

Looking Back to 2013 - Elder's Conference - P4

Looking Back to 2013 - Elder's Conference...

 

Looking Back to 2013 - Youth Conference - P4

Looking Back to 2013 - Youth Conference...

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session - P26

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session...

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Parade - P28

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Parade...

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P28

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session...

 

Blueflame Medical To Adopt Indiana School District, Will Provide Masks and its New Doc Hygiene™ Hand Sanitizer Packets

WATERLOO, Ind., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueflame Medical, a medical supply and healthcare logistics company, announced that it will adopt the DeKalb County Central United School District and donate surgical masks and its new Doc Hygiene™ hand sanitizer packets in support of the District's re-opening plan. The donation will be made to the DeKalb Central Foundation....

 

Chickasaw Nation WIC program seeks comments

The Chickasaw Nation is soliciting comments from individuals regarding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). Input is needed for development of the state plan of operation for the 2021 fiscal year. These comments must be received by Oct. 1, 2020. WIC is a federally funded nutrition, education and supplemental food program for...

 

LIUNA Minnesota Statement on Senate Republicans' Rejection of Commissioner Nancy Leppink

Saint Paul, MN — Today, LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota, Minnesota’s infrastructure union, released the following statement after the State Senate Republican Caucus’ rejection of the confirmation of Nancy Leppink, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). “Minnesota Senate Republicans’ vote today will make workers less safe and jeopardize...

 

SCOTUS Affirms Reservation - Upholds Jurisdiction to Protect Native Women

Supreme Court of the Land Legal experts are calling McGirt v. Oklahoma (McGirt) the most significant Federal Indian Law case of the century. On July 9, the Supreme Court's McGirt decision upheld the treaty affirmed reservation borders of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. The ruling upended previously held legal opinions that...

 

Quinault Indian Nation, and Shoalwater Bay Among 17 Tribes to Receive Arcora Foundation Grants to Address Coronavirus Impacts

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to have a major impact in many areas of the state, especially in communities of color, Arcora Foundation has provided $1,085,000 in grants to 17 Washington tribes to help their dental clinics meet essential oral health needs. Lower-income people in Washington experience significant health disparities, and the disparities are even more...

 

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