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Red Lake Nation Fair Security Workers

**Attention Red Lake Nation Members** This notice is being put out to those who are interested in being security for the upcoming Red Lake Fair & Powwow. There will be a meeting held at the Humanities Building on August 24, 2011 @ 5:00pm 'start' at which time the doors will be closed and locked. For those possible candidates, a lottery style drawing will be held at this time...

 
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Red Lake School Board Meeting

Red Lake School Board Meeting Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 2 PM - Administration Building...

 
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Red Lake Schools to Start on Tuesday, August 23, 2011

All Red Lake Schools will start the week of August 22, 2011, with teachers coming back at that time, and the first student day on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. However, buses will not run until Wednesday morning, August 24, 2011. Students must be accompanied by their parents on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, for registration and...

 
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Dr. Kathleen Annette's Retirement from IHS Reception

The Bemidji Area Office Staff invite you to a reception in honor of the retirement of Dr. Kathleen Annette from Indian Health Service. Date: Saturday, August 20, 2011 Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location: American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, located at 1500 Birchmont Drive in Bemidji...

 

Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsors Basketball Clinic

Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsored a basketball clinic for boys and girls that was held at the Red Lake High School. First up was the girls for the week of Aug 1-5, with the younger girls, 8-13yrs old held from 10a-12p and was followed by the older girls, 14-18 yrs, from 1p-3p. By the middle of the week the girls...

 

Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsors Basketball Clinic - P2

Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services sponsored a basketball clinic for boys and girls that was held at the Red Lake High School. First up was the girls for the week of Aug 1-5, with the younger girls, 8-13yrs old held from 10a-12p and was followed by the older girls, 14-18 yrs, from 1p-3p. By the middle of the week the girls...

 
 By Anne Williams    News    August 17, 2011

Area students struggle to meet science standards

There was not much of a difference between the state test scores of last year and those of the previous year, according to information released last week from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. More than 170,000 students in grades 5, 8 and high school took the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II science tests, which measure student performance on state science...

 

Minnesota Science MCA-II Scores Remain Flat

Roseville - Science MCA-II online assessment results released by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) today show that student scores in science remained relatively flat compared to last year’s results. “The 2011 Science MCA-II results, like the NAEP scores and others we’ve seen over the past few months, reinforce our need to approach science and math education...

 

Road Construction Projects Updates

CITY OF BEMIDJI - effective Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 7:00 AM there will be a short section of Birchmont Dr NE, in front of Birch Hall, BSU, closed just south of Diamond Point park for three days in order to install some lines water lines. Diamond Point Park will still be accessible although there will be barricades for the construction. Motorists can make their way around...

 

Beltrami County commissioners get look at roads, parks

In an itinerary that covered every commissioner’s district, the Beltrami County Board and staff members made on-site inspections Tuesday of planned and accomplished infrastructure improvements....

 

State calls No Child Left Behind 'a failed law'

Hundreds of Minnesota schools would escape federal penalties and others would avoid being added to a fast-growing list of "failing" schools under a waiver the state has requested from the No Child Left Behind law....

 

DNR plan: Ban deer feeding to aid moose

Worried that Minnesota's iconic North Woods moose population could be doomed, the state Department of Natural Resources is proposing an end to recreational deer feeding in northeast Minnesota and the possible closure of moose hunting....

 

Tobacco companies sue the federal government over graphic warning labels, say they're unfair

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost millions to produce....

 

More people arrested at Snowbowl protest

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) - Authorities arrested three people near the Arizona Snowbowl in the latest round of protests against using reclaimed water for making snow....

 

Judge weighs new trial bid in AZ sweat lodge case

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) -- Attorneys for a self-help author convicted of negligent homicide want a new trial based on what they contend was a pattern of misconduct by prosecutors. Prosecutors say that's unnecessary because any errors they made during James Arthur Ray's trial were unintentional and did not affect the jury's verdict....

 

Court Preserves Indian Health Care Law

WASHINGTON – The permanent reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act is safe for now. That’s according to a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit handed down on August 12, which found that some parts of the overall Obama administration healthcare plan are unconstitutional—but not the Indian health law....

 

US biker rally 'violates' sacred site

The Black Hills Motor Classic motorcycle rally in Sturgis, the single biggest motorcycle event in the world, drawing in close to a half a million bikers each August, has helped the small South Dakota town to become known as "Motorcycle City USA"....

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux to Share Native Songs and Dance at MOA

Members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and other Indian tribes from throughout the United States will share some of their traditions with visitors to the Mall of America Thursday, August 18....

 

Reservation dogs roam unchecked; attacks common

GALLUP, N.M.—The 55-year-old man was found lying on the side of the road on the Navajo Nation, a pack of dogs mauling him relentlessly. Emergency workers chased them away, but the pack—their ribs sticking out—kept trying to circle back....

 

Stillwater Sasquatch video arouses skepticism

A video purporting to show an auburn-haired Sasquatch tromping through the woods north of Stillwater is causing a buzz among those fascinated by the ever-elusive Elvis of the wildlife world....

 

Russia Pushes To Claim Arctic As Its Own

Four years ago, Russian researchers made a bold, if unseen, move. From a submarine, deep beneath the icy waters of the North Pole, they planted a Russian flag on the ocean floor....

 

Colo. man, wife get probation in Utah looting case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Colorado antiquities dealer and his wife to probation as part of an investigation into the looting of American Indian artifacts. Read more: http://acn.liveauctioneers.com/index.php/features/crime-and-litigation/5274-colo-man-wife-get-probation-in-utah-looting-case#ixzz1VG5yOu00...

 

Murder suspect caught on Wyoming reservation

RIVERTON — A two-day search for a Texas man wanted for murder after an alleged altercation in a Riverton motel room ended Sunday. Read more: http://trib.com/news/local/state-and-regional/article_5a4a1aef-eb93-53d3-b1b7-dded3fd035e0.html#ixzz1VG6Q7H5z...

 

Minnesota ACT scores among best in nation

Minnesota high school students scored nearly two points above the national average in the ACT college entrance exam....

 

Highway Fight Widens Gulf Between State and Seneca Nation

IRVING, N.Y. — The westernmost spur of the New York State Thruway is a lonely four-lane road, lined by leafy sugar maple trees and little else....

 

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