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Articles from the August 16, 2011 edition

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Phyllis Naomi Christianson

Phyllis Naomi Christianson, 86, of Cass Lake, died Aug. 13, 2011, at her home. A wake service will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Samuel Memorial Episcopal Church in Naytahwaush and continue until the 11 a.m. service Wednesday at the church. Burial will be held in the Samuel Memorial Episcopal Cemetery in Naytahwaush following the service. Arrangements are with...

 

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Meet with YouthBuild Students From Rural America

Ten YouthBuild students to share experiences and have in-depth conversation with Secretary and senior department officials WHAT: Ten YouthBuild students from across the country, including Dan Dudley from the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, will meet with U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan for an in-depth...

 

2011-12 Red Lake Schools yearly notification for the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA)

2011-12 SCHOOL YEAR NOTIFICATION As a result of recent federal legislation (Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act - AHERA), each primary and secondary school in the nation is required to complete a stringent inspection for asbestos and to develop a plan of management for all asbestos-containing building materials. The Red Lake Public Schools has a goal to be in full...

 

2011-2012 Red Lake Schools Indoor Air Quality Notification

Red Lake School District is proud to be taking a leadership role in providing a safe, comfortable and productive environment for our students and staff so that we achieve our core mission—educating students. Our school will follow the EPA guidance to improve our indoor air quality by preventing as many IAQ problems as possible, and by quickly responding to any IAQ problems...

 

BIE School Communities Celebrate the Opening of ARRA-funded Replacement Facilities

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk today celebrated the opening of the new educational facilities at Rough Rock Community School, noting the high-tech, culturally sensitive buildings and classrooms will better serve students and teachers on the Navajo Nation reservation in Arizona. Following his...

 
 Events   

St. Mary's Mission School - OPEN HOUSE

St. Mary's Mission School Open House Thursday, August 18, 2011 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Come in and meet the teachers!! Open to New & Returning Students. Preschool (3 & 4 yrs) through sixth grade...

 

President Announces New Jobs Initiatives for Rural America

On August 16, at the White House Rural Economic Forum, President Obama will announce new jobs initiatives recommended by the White House Rural Council for growing the economy and creating jobs in rural America. The Council’s recommendations focus on key areas of need in rural communities, including helping rural small businesses access capital, expanding rural job search and...

 
 Events   

Back to School - Take A Kid Fishing

Back to School - Take A Kid Fishing August 17 - Fuller's Lake 10 AM - 2 PM Grades 1st - 6th Lunch will be provided Sponsored by Red Lake DNR, Red Lake Boys and Girls Club, Red Lake Conservation Department, Nei Bottling of Bemidji, Red Lake Tribal Council, General Mills, and Red Lake Trading Post...

 

St. Cloud State steps up suicide prevention

ST CLOUD, Minn. -- Suicide prevention on the campus of St. Cloud State University will soon become more targeted and aggressive....

 

USDA Announces Historic School Nutrition Improvements as Children Return to School

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2011 — Today, USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon hosted a conference call to highlight the historic school nutrition reforms and improvements that students and families will see in the new school year. The reforms, delivered through the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA), are improving the nutritional quality of school meals and bolstering...

 

Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa buy sacred island on St. Louis River

DULUTH, Minn. - The Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa has purchased a sacred Ojibwe (oh-JIB'-wee) island on the St. Louis River....

 

White House Rural Council Delivers Report on Rural America

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2011 – Today, the White House Rural Council released a new report entitled "Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America," which lays out the economic landscape rural Americans face today and highlights the Administration’s key accomplishments in rural communities. The "Jobs and Economic Security for Rural America" report focuses on five critical...

 

Last chance for CEP residential school applications

Former students of aboriginal residential schools have one last chance to apply for compensation under the Common Experience Payment program....

 

Wabanaki, State of Maine, team up to stop abuse of Indian foster children

Indian Country, the media outlet dedicated to news about American Indian tribes, reports on the recent agreement between the State of Maine and the Maine-based Wabenaki tribes to end abusive foster-home placements for tribal children....

 

Obama campaign-style visit comes in GOP territory

CANNON FALLS, Minn. — President Barack Obama headed into Republican-leaning territory Monday for what Washington observers called his first re-election campaign stop, asking 500 Minnesotans in a tranquil park along a quiet stream to tell their GOP representatives to compromise....

 

Obama notebook: ‘Rural’ part of rural tour limited to answers

CANNON FALLS, Minn. — The “rural” part of President Obama’s rural economy bus tour was pretty much limited to his answers to audience questions during his Cannon Falls stop Monday....

 

Judge rules against woman who tried to keep Okla tribal governor from controlling accounts

OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal judge on Monday dismissed a request by a woman who claims she became the rightful governor of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes after the elected governor was ousted from office....

 

Young Boy Dies In Crash On Yakama Reservation

YAKIMA COUNTY -- A 9-year-old boy died Saturday in a car crash in the Yakama Indian Reservation....

 

Looking Back - March 11, 1911

Looking Back - March 11, 1911 The Appeal, a newspaper of Minneapolis and St. Paul, taken from the Library of Congress, "Chronicling America," holds some very interesting articles involving Indians. These articles are not only historical, but sort of gives one a sense on how life was over a hundred years ago. To read the articles, click on the upper corner of the PDF file to...

 

Racing season winds down

Bemidji Speedway is winding down its season and the action on the track is getting more furious with each race. Just two more weeks of points racing remain, with the Season Championships set for Aug. 28. The final event of the 2011 racing season is the annual Paul Bunyan Stampede Oct. 1-2. Next Sunday young race fans are encouraged to bring their “Box Car” racers to the tra...

 

Want to adopt on the wild side?

If your fantasies run to "My Friend Flicka," here's the event for you. Wild horses and burros -- 40 of them -- will be available for adoption this weekend in Henderson, Minn., courtesy of Uncle Sam....

 

Sister charged with stabbing her brother to death in Hoopa

The case of a Hoopa woman accused of stabbing her brother to death has been sent to the district attorney's office and the Humboldt County Coroner's Office has scheduled an autopsy for later this week, officials said Monday....

 

Second guilty plea in Pala teen's beating death

VISTA — The second man charged in the 2008 beating death of a teenager on the Pala Indian Reservation pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Monday, the day his trial was supposed to begin, authorities said....

 

Tuscarora critic loses business; suspicious blaze investigated

A vocal critic of the clique governing the Tuscarora Nation of Indians watched helplessly last week as his business went up in flames....

 

Blaze spreads to 1000 acres on Crow Reservation

BILLINGS- Fire crews are battling a lightning-caused fire on the Crow Indian Reservation, approximately six miles south of Fort Smith....

 

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