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A new opportunity in education: Dayton, tribal officials announce new grant for adult learning program geared toward American Indians

BEMIDJI -- With the hope of paving a new road of educational opportunities, Gov. Mark Dayton and regional tribal leaders met in Bemidji on Wednesday to announce funding for a new program. Aiming to help American Indian adults gain high school diploma equivalents, Dayton said the state is providing an $880,000 grant to fund the Anishinaabe Basic Education Initiative. In its...

 

Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) held on August 17-19, 2016 at the Red Lake Humanities Center

Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) was held on August 17-19, 2016 at the Red Lake Humanities Center from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. GONA is a community wide training focusing on a comprehensive look at strategies necessary for health and wellness through culturally centered resources. This training was facilitated by Seprieono Locario,...

 

Garden Contest 2016

The winners are: Best Garden Display 1st Place - Auscia Raincloud 2nd Place - Darwin Sumner / New Beginnings 3rd Place - Jenna Iceman Best Decorated 1st Place - Susan Johnson 2nd Place - Auscia Raincloud 3rd Place - Oliver & Arthur Tessendorf Best Flower Garden 1st Place - Earl Raincloud 2nd Place - Lorna Roybal 3rd Place - Georgia Downwind Best Scarecrow 1st Place - Lorna...

 

Red Lake plays in Varsity Boys Sweet 16

The tournament is billed as "the best of the best in MN" as it is an invite only of the top 4 teams in each class of MN hoops. The Ogichidaag were selected along with Nevis, Spring Grove and defending champions Mpls North in Class A. Some stats from the weekend Game #1 vs Caledonia (Class AA) Loss Kendall Whitefeather 24 pts...

 

Swearing-In Ceremony held during August 9, 2016 Regular Tribal Council Meeting - P7

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, the Regular Tribal Council Meeting opened at the Red Lake Casino Event Center, where the first order of business was the certification of the 2016 Election results and the swearing-in of officers. Sworn into office was Little Rock Representative Richard Barrett who defeated William "Billy" King, Red...

 

Tribes considering legal options over Mille Lacs walleye quotas

Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to keep Lake Mille Lacs open to catch-and-release walleye fishing after surpassing an agreed-upon harvest quota could lead to a lawsuit. Melanie Benjamin, the chief executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, said in a Facebook post that treaty rights attorneys are assessing legal options. This year's walleye harvest allocation was set at 40,000...

 

Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 - P13

The Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 was held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Herman and Marion Lussier residence in Little Rock....

 

Red Lake High School Football Team starts practicing for regular season - P6

Red Lake High School Football Team starts practicing for regular season First game will be at home on September 2, 2016 with Fosston Red Lake Warriors Football Schedule 2016: http://www.redlakenationnews.com/story/2016/07/27/sports/red-lake-warriors-football-schedule-2016/49317.html...

 

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day - P15

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day...

 

St. Mary's Mission Annual Parish Festival held on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - P19

St. Mary's Mission Annual Parish Festival was held on Sunday, July 24, 2016....

 

The Derald Lee "Ola" and Vena Marie Cobenais Wedding of July 9, 2016 - P29

On July 9, 2016, at 2 PM, Derald Lee "Ola" Cobenais and Vena Marie Dominguez were married at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake....

 

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Evening Session - P29 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4bgV_JZ-...

 

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Evening Session - Set 2 - P28 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt...

 

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Wednesday Afternoon Session - Set 2 - Part 30 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/...

 

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration

2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration Tuesday Evening Session - Set 2 - P31 To see all 2016 Red Lake Independence Day Celebration photographs visit Michael Barrett's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/michael.barrett.35 2016 Independence Day Pow Wow Winners: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mPt4b...

 

Summer program offers valuable learning opportunities for children

ADA, Okla. – Summer break has come and gone. School is back in session for yet another year. The halls are filled with children eagerly sharing their summer adventures with teachers and classmates. Students who participated in the Chickasaw Nation School-Age Summer Program have plenty of stories to share from the passing...

 

A prescription of hope: Agencies come together for opioid addiction panel

BEMIDJI -- Lisa Johnson, the director of women’s and children’s services at Sanford Bemidji, knows many pregnant women who use drugs avoid prenatal care out of fear. Sometime it’s the fear of judgment that keeps these women away from desperately needed services. Other times they’re afraid their children will be taken from them. But Johnson, along with the 200 people...

 

Ready to play: New Shooting Star Casino near Bagley opens Wednesday

BAGLEY -- The games are on and the slot machine handles are ready to be pulled at Shooting Star Casinos’ newest location near Bagley. The 21,400 square-foot building opens its doors to the public at 10 a.m. Wednesday, offering more than 170 slot machines and a new dining option with an attached bar and grill. Clearwater County Highway 27, the new casino was built between...

 

Minnesotan charged with beating infant 22 times, killing her

MINNEAPOLIS -- A young Minneapolis father has been charged with murder after fatally hitting his infant daughter nearly two dozen times last weekend, Hennepin County prosecutors said Tuesday. Cory Clifford Morris, 21, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 4-month-old daughter, Emersyn. According to the criminal complaint, authorities responded to a 911 call...

 

Think teachers aren't paid enough? It's worse than you think

Everybody knows that nobody goes into teaching to get rich, but teachers don’t expect to be penalized for their chosen profession. A new study finds that what is called the “teacher pay penalty” — the difference between teachers and comparable public workers — is bigger than ever. In 2015, the weekly wages of public school teachers in the United States were 17...

 

Elvira Rose Morgan

Elvira Rose Morgan Born: Thu., Apr. 13, 1950 Died: Tue., Aug. 16, 2016 Visitation 1:00 PM Sat., Aug. 20, 2016 Location: Little Rock Community Center Funeral Service 1:00 PM Mon., Aug. 22, 2016 Location: Little Rock Community Center Elvira Rose “Tunia” Morgan, 66, of Red Lake, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in the Red...

 

BACK TO SCHOOL: Enrollment up a bit as kids return to school

WASHINGTON (AP) -- No more staying up late during the week. Farewell to sleeping in. And hello, homework! The lazy days of summer are ending for millions of children as they grab their backpacks, pencils and notebooks and return to the classroom for a new school year. Some facts and figures to know as the new school year begins: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/...

 

Lydia Jo Bellanger

Lydia Jo Bellanger December 8, 1959 - Sunday, August 14, 2016 Service Information White Earth Assembly of God, White Earth, MN Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:00 PM Visitation Information White Earth Assembly of God, White Earth, MN Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12 - 1 PM Lydia Jo (Jackson) Bellanger, age 56, Journeyed to Ispmiig on...

 

Failing schools will face harsher punishments sooner, Texas education commissioner says

Failing schools will face tougher sanctions sooner as the state's education commissioner looks to cut the number of such schools in half over the next five years. The remedy most often used for struggling schools is the lightest touch, but that's usually the least effective, Commissioner Mike Morath told the Senate Education Committee during a hearing Tuesday morning. The...

 

State moving forward with plans to close failing schools

Public education advocates are pushing back on plans by the Michigan School Reform Office to shutter a number of failing schools next June, saying the move would be unfairly based upon results of the state's new, rigorous standardized test. School officials were told by The Michigan Department of Education that they wouldn't be penalized based on student performance on last...

 

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