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Cheryl M. (Spears) Seino

Cheryl M. (Spears) Seino Seino, Cheryl M. (Spears) born in Red Lake, MN to Lillian (Waubuno) Stand and Benedict Smith (Deceased). Cheryl is survived by her mother Lillian; her three daughters Trease Day, Sara Spears, and Shannon Spears; ten grandchildren Denise Martinez, Javantia Spears-Burgess, Precious Burgess-Coleman, Glenn Williams, Jamison Spears, Shishonna Spears-Hurd,...

 

Jessica Michelle Lohnes

Jessica Michelle Lohnes August 29, 1986 - August 11, 2020 Jessica Michelle Lohnes, age 33, of Minneapolis, MN journeyed to the Spirit World on August 11, 2020. She was born on August 29, 1986 in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Leonard and Lori (Lussier) Lohnes. Jessica enjoyed reading, drawing and spending time with her...

 

James Boney Jr.

James Boney Jr. February 26, 1949 - August 15, 2020 James Boney, Jr. "Gi we gah bow", Eagle Clan, of Eagan, Minnesota, passed away on August 15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. James was born on February 26, 1949 in Nett Lake, Minnesota, to James Sr. and Nancy (Woodenfrog) Boney. He attended grade school in Nett Lake and...

 

Eli Michael Richotte-Kania

Eli Michael Richotte-Kania April 26, 2020 - August 11, 2020 Eli Michael Richotte-Kania, 3 month old son of Sheldon Kania and Angel Marie Richotte, born April 26, 2020 passed on to the Spirit World peacefully in his sleep on August 11, 2020 at his home. In Eli's short life he has touched many many hearts. Eli was a very very...

 

Amy Klobuchar to be the face of Minnesota in a largely virtual Democratic convention

The Democratic National Convention that begins Monday in Milwaukee will include roughly 80 delegates from Minnesota, but few if any of them will actually make the trip to nominate Joe Biden for president. Instead of the usual spectacle of confetti, hobnobbing and balloon drops, the convention will take place mostly in the...

 

With second virus wave coming, Minnesota waits for millions of N95 masks

With a second wave of COVID-19 cases expected to hit Minnesota hospitals in coming weeks, the state has millions of medical-grade N95 respirator masks on order for health care workers treating coronavirus patients. So far about 337,000 of these critical masks have been delivered to the state stockpile since March, while orders...

 

Twins use power, craftiness to stop Royals 4-2

There were runners on first and third in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli sent in newly acquired Ildemaro Vargas to third as a pinch runner for Alex Avila with Jorge Polanco coming to bat. On a 1-1 pitch, Polanco squared around to bunt. The ball dropped into the grass and Vargas took off for...

 

GOP calls candidate's comments at Hugo protest "reprehensible"

Minnesota Republican leaders are criticizing as "reprehensible" a Black Lives Matter protest where a Minnesota House candidate shouted expletives within earshot of neighbors and children. More than 100 people congregated outside Minneapolis police union president Bob Kroll's home in Hugo, where he lives with his wife, WCCO...

 

Iowa 'hurting' after storm, seeks nearly $4B in disaster aid

Iowa homes, cornfields, utility companies and government agencies have losses estimated at nearly $4 billion from Monday's unusual storm, Gov. Kim Reynolds said Sunday as she announced she's filing an expedited presidential major disaster declaration with the federal government seeking that much money to rebuild and repair. The...

 

Minneapolis Fifth Police Precinct hit with rocks, graffiti

Protesters damaged the Minneapolis Police Department's Fifth Precinct building in south Minneapolis on Saturday night, breaking a window with rocks and leaving graffiti. Chief Medaria Arradondo said in a statement Sunday that he will not tolerate people "hijacking peaceful protests" and engaging in destructive behavior that...

 

Coronavirus infections are rising in children, CDC says

The number and rate of coronavirus cases in children have risen since the pandemic took hold in the spring, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in recently updated guidance, underscoring the risk for young people and their families as the school year begins. According to the CDC, the infection rate in children...

 

New Zealand delays election after virus outbreak in Auckland

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has delayed New Zealand's elections by four weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak in Auckland. The election had been scheduled for Sept. 19 but will now be held on Oct. 17. Opposition parties had sought a delay after the virus outbreak prompted the government last week to...

 

Japan's economy shrinks at record rate, slammed by pandemic

TOKYO - Japan's economy shrank at annual rate of 27.8% in April-June, the worst contraction on record, as the coronavirus pandemic slammed consumption and trade, according to government data released Monday. The Cabinet Office reported that Japan's preliminary seasonally adjusted real gross domestic product, or GDP, the sum of...

 

Biden campaign goes virtual in Minnesota, while Trump campaign continues in person

One of Joe Biden's latest presidential campaign events in Minnesota was a Friday afternoon Zoom call with an invisible audience of unspecified size. Holding forth was U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, framed by bookshelves, talking up the former vice president in the latest of a series of "virtual roundtables" that have become a staple...

 

NCAI and NIEA Statement on BIE School Reopenings

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) express deep concern regarding reopening plans for Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools and the safety and health of all students, teachers, administrators, and community members. On August 6, 2020, the Department of the Interior (DOI) released a ‘Dear...

 

Pelosi Calls Lawmakers Back To Block Postal Service Changes

Spurred by concerns about delayed delivery of mail-in ballots, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling lawmakers back early from their August recess. She's calling for a vote on legislation that would block the U.S. Postal Service from making operational changes. The speaker is planning a vote for later this week on the...

 

Attorney General Ellison secures agreement to end illegal price gouging of face masks

AUGUST 14, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that his office took action to address COVID-19-related pandemic profiteering by reaching a settlement with a St. Paul man who resold face masks online at greatly inflated and illegal prices. “We’re helping Minnesotans afford their lives during this crisis by cracking down on...

 

DEED's New Emerging Entrepreneur Board Members

Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan recently appointed eight new members to serve on the Minnesota Emerging Entrepreneur Board for two- or three-year terms. This board plays a significant role in state efforts to reduce disparities and close gaps related to small business ownership by people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color, and by...

 

Governor Walz's Order Lifts Restrictions on Hydroxychloroquine

ST. PAUL, Minn. —Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) releases the following statement by Twila Brase, president and co-founder: “We are pleased that Governor Walz lifted his March 27 Executive Order 20-23 restrictions on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. As the governor’s Executive Order 20-84 issued on August 12 states: 'The authorization for the Minnesota...

 

Operation Lady Justice Task Force's Fifth Cold Case Office Opens at the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Katuk Sweeney announced today that the fifth of seven offices being established under the Operation Lady Justice Task Force to investigate cold cases involving missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives will be located at the Gila River Indian Community Police Department in Sacaton, AZ. The Task...

 

Peterson Leads Bipartisan Letter Urging Enforcement of Dairy Provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

WASHINGTON (August 13, 2020)- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota led a letter along with Reps. Kind, Reed, Thompson (PA), Brindisi, Fulcher, Torres Small, and Gonzalez (OH) on the implementation of dairy provisions in the USMCA. The letter was signed by 104 Members of Congress. “As we see the USMCA dairy provisions implemented, we expect Cana...

 

Returning to School in Indian Country during the Pandemic

As schools across the United States begin the new school year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Native people face steeper obstacles than many other Americans. According to the New York Times, "The rate of known cases in the eight counties with the largest populations of Native Americans is nearly double the national average."...

 

Under Trump, SEC Enforcement Of Insider Trading Dropped To Lowest Point In Decades

The government agency responsible for policing Wall Street brought the fewest number of insider trading cases in decades, according to the most recent available data. That decline came just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The Securities and Exchange Commission now warns that the pandemic has created wild swings in the market...

 

BIE Schools Set to Reopen in September Despite Concerns From Native Educators

After nearly five months of remote learning and summer program cancelations, school districts across the country are developing plans to reopen schools by working with state governments. But unlike most public learning institutions, schools operated by tribes and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), which is overseen by the U.S Department of the Interior – Indian Affairs,...

 

FAMILIES OF PRISONERS RALLY AGAIN TO PREVENT MORE DEATHS

[TWIN CITIES, MN, August 2020] -- Supporters of the Decarcerate Minnesota Coalition will gather August 17, 10:00 am in the parking lot of the Department of Corrections at 1450 Energy Park Drive in St. Paul, MN to once more ask DOC Commissioner Paul Schnell to meet their demands for releasing a significant number of Minnesota prisoners impacted by COVID-19. Decarcerate MN began...

 

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