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Articles from the August 16, 2018 edition

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Help is on the way for large homeless encampment in south Minneapolis

A hastily formed coalition of medical and social service agencies plans a major outreach effort Friday at a homeless camp in south Minneapolis that has alarmed local authorities and American Indian leaders because of its growing size and health risks. Health and social workers plan to sweep through the sprawling...

 

Minnesota police board promises steps to improve sex assault investigations

The state’s top police regulator moved Wednesday to improve the handling of sexual assault cases in Minnesota, aiming to have a model policy for investigations and guidelines for officer training ready when the Legislature convenes in January. The steps by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training...

 

Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top...

 

Gen Z? Nah. Best Buy makes an $800M investment in an aging America

Best Buy Inc. is preparing to ride the age wave. The Richfield-based company said Wednesday that it will spend $800 million to purchase GreatCall, one of the nation’s largest providers of communications technology aimed at helping older adults live independently and more safely in their homes. htt...

 

A unified response to attacks on the press

Editor’s note: In an effort initiated by the Boston Globe opinion staff, scores of American editorial boards today are joining their voices in responding to President Donald Trump’s relentless denigration of the American news media. Below, the Star Tribune Editorial Board’s contribution: Let’s start with a...

 

Paris introduces outdoor urinals with scenic views

In the City of Light, it is now possible to take in a sweeping, flower-filled scene of the River Seine and the historic Notre Dame cathedral — all while emptying one’s bladder in a totally legal, even environmentally friendly way. Parisian leaders are trying to tackle a problem that is evident to anyone who has...

 

VA required thousands of 'unwarranted re-examinations' for vets, costing millions

Veterans shouldn’t have to jump through unnecessary hoops to get the benefits they deserve. But the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is doing that to thousands of disabled veterans and wasting millions of dollars in the process. http://www.startribune.com/va-required-thousands-of-unwarranted-re...

 

In Minnesota governor's race, clashing views of government

The DFL and Republican candidates for governor offered contrasting visions for leading the state on Wednesday, setting up a clash over what role state government plays in the lives of Minnesotans. U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, the former Mankato high school teacher who won the three-way DFL primary, offered an expansive view of...

 

BP: Two area men sentenced for sex crimes

BEMIDJI—Two men arrested in Bemidji during online stings were sentenced for sex crimes on Thursday, Aug. 9. Travis Lee Nicholson, 41, was found guilty by a jury June 29 of one count of soliciting a child or someone believed to be a child through electronic communication to engage in sexual conduct and one count of...

 

BP: Change is in store for the Pioneer

Since 1896, the Bemidji Pioneer has been informing this community and region with news stories, human interest features, sports coverage, personal columns, obituaries, comics, puzzles, announcements and advertising. For decades, we have been printing and delivering a newspaper six days a week. Our commitment to...

 

If anyone has had damage to their home from the storms that came through in July

If anyone has had damage to their home from the storms that came through in July please contact Christine Ostrom at (218)679-3316 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, (218)766-9268 from (218)766-9216 from 5:30 to 10:00 PM or e-mail Christine.ostrom@ihs.gov. The information needed...

 

Remains that were located determined not to be human but animal

BROOKE LAKE TOWNSHIP--On August 14, 2018 at approximately 4:31PM the Beltrami County 911 Dispatch center received a call reporting finding possible human remains at an abandoned residence in Brooke Lake Township. Brooke Lake Township is located approximately 18 miles east of Bemidji. Beltrami County Deputies and...

 

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians 2018 Inauguration Ceremony held in Red Lake - P2

RED LAKE, MN – Shortly after 9 AM, the Red Lake Tribal Council convened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center for their Regular Tribal Council Meeting, along with numerous Tribal members and guests. One of the main purposes of the meeting being held at the Event...

 

Honor the Earth Horse Nation Riders visit Red Lake - P3

The Honor the Earth Horse Nation Riders visited Red Lake on Monday, August 13, 2018. http://www.honorearth.org/...

 

Twenty-five players come out for Red Lake Warriors first practice of 2018 season - P3

RED LAKE - Twenty-five players came out for the Red Lake Warriors Football Team first practice on Monday, August 13, 2018. Players will condition themselves, run and do everything necessary for a successful season. The first game of the season is scheduled for Friday,...

 

Leech Lake Tribal Police Department hosts National Night Out 2018 - P4

Leech Lake Tribal Police Department hosts National Night Out 2018 on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Cass Lake....

 

NASA SCHOLARS INTERNSHIP - P5

In July 2018, recent Red Lake Nation College Graduate Brent Sigana, Jr. was selected to participate in a program called NASA Scholars Internship, presented at Ames Research Center in San Francisco, California. NASA Internships are competitive awards to support...

 

RED LAKE STUDENT SELECTED TO TELL A HERO'S TALE IN NORMANDY, FRANCE - P5

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on January 9, 2018. It is being published again with additional photographs taken in France. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Autumn May of Red Lake High School in Red Lake, Minnesota has been accepted into the prestigious...

 

29th Annual Community Health Day held in Red Lake - P26

RED LAKE - The 29th Annual Community Health Day held in Red Lake on Thursday, July 19, 2018, kicking off with a Hike for Health from the Red Lake Hospital Compound to the Red Lake Humanities Center. Beginning at 10 AM inside the Humanities, numerous Programs and...

 

2018 Red Lake July Celebration - Friday Night Pow Wow - P39

2018 Red Lake July Celebration - Friday Night Pow Wow Red Lake Independence Celebration Powwow 2018 Singing Contest 5th place: 956 pts...Little Bear 4th place: 1357 pts....Black Bear Crossing 3rd Place: 1369 pts....North Buffalo 2nd place: 1399 pts....Ndn Creek Champ:...

 

2018 Red Lake July Celebration - Friday Afternoon Parade - P39

2018 Red Lake July Celebration - Friday Afternoon Parade...

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIVE AMERICAN ISSUES MEETS IN TULSA, OKLAHOMA TO DISCUSS CRIME REDUCTION STRATEGIES IN INDIAN COUNTRY

WASHINGTON - The Attorney General’s Advisory Subcommittee on Native American Issues (NAIS) met in Tulsa, Oklahoma from August 13-15 to discuss crime reduction strategies in Indian Country, the Department of Justice announced today. U.S. Attorney Trent S. Shores the Northern District of Oklahoma, who also serves as...

 

Bat found on Lake Harriet walking path in Minneapolis tests positive for rabies

A bat found on the walking pathways at Lake Harriet Park in Minneapolis on Friday, Aug. 10, has tested positive for rabies. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) would like to talk with anyone who may have touched or had physical contact with the bat about whether th...

 

CALEB TRUAX & JAMAL JAMES HEADLINE BACK-TO-SCHOOL RALLY FOR NEIGHBORHOOD SHELTER FAMILIES

Minneapolis, Minnesota (August 15, 2018 ) - World-ranked local boxers Jamal James and Caleb Truax are answering the bell for education as they prepare for their Aug. 24 fights at the historic Minneapolis Armory in downtown Minneapolis. Both fighters will break from their training schedules on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, to...

 
 Events   

Fundraiser for JoAnna Kingbird, Jr. Miss Red Lake Princess - August 16, 2018 - 11:00 am – until gone

Fundraiser for JoAnna Kingbird, Jr. Miss Red Lake Princess August 16, 2018 - 11:00 am – until gone Government Center Parking Lot Egg Roll Salad $10.00 (2 egg rolls on noodles, lettuce, carrots, cukes with sauce) Wild Rice Egg Rolls (2) $ 6.00 **Call 218-407-2738 to...

 

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