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Articles from the August 19, 2020 edition

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Ejay Smith

Ejay Smith September 10, 1955 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 64) Ejay Smith, age 63, journeyed to the spirit world from his home in Bemidji, Minnesota, on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Ejay was born in Red Lake, Minnesota, on September 10, 1955, to Herbert and Delores (Pierre) Smith. He graduated from Red Lake High School and spent much...

 

Charles "Chuck" David Lajeunesse

Charles "Chuck" David Lajeunesse August 17, 1967 ~ August 13, 2020 (age 52) Charles "Chuck" David Lajeunesse, age 52, of Moorhead, Minnesota began his journey to the spirit world from his home on Thursday, August 13th, 2020. Chuck was born in Red Lake, MN on August 17th, 1967 to Ramona Lajeunesse and Joseph Adams, Sr. and...

 

Sarah Marie Auginaush

Sarah Marie Auginaush January 14, 1985 - August 15, 2020 Sarah Marie Auginaush, 35, of NayTaWaush/Rice Lake, Minnesota died on Saturday, August 15, 2020 near Zerkel, MN. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Rice Lake, Minnesota. Visitation will be held on...

 

Julius V. Rainbow Jr.

Julius V. Rainbow Jr. December 16, 1963 - August 15, 2020 Julius V. Rainbow Jr., "Owasin Kodaypi" (Everyone's Friend), 56 of Grand Forks formerly of the Spirit Lake Nation ND began his journey to the Spirit World on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Visitation will be held at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Fort Totten on Friday, August...

 

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club celebrates completion of graffiti mural at Chanelle Rosebear Basketball Court in Ponemah

PONEMAH, MN - At shortly after 3 PM on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, runners from the Red Lake Boys & Girls Club and other volunteers, completed their run from the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds, having left about 10 AM. It was about a 30 mile run, with runners each traveling about 3/10s of a mile in relay style to the Chanelle...

 

Democrats nominate Biden for epic challenge to oust Trump

WILMINGTON, Del. - Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their presidential candidate Tuesday night, with party elders, a new generation of politicians and voters in every state joining together in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped virtual convention to send him into the general election campaign to oust President Donald...

 

Minnesota COVID-19 hospital deaths declining

Death rates for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have decreased in Minnesota since the start of the pandemic, as doctors have gained new drugs and understanding of how to treat the infectious disease. A COVID-Net report provided this week by the Minnesota Department of Health examined outcomes of 4,356 patients hospitalized...

 

Trump campaign's Russia contacts 'grave' threat, Senate says

WASHINGTON - The Trump campaign's interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a "grave" counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded Tuesday as it detailed how associates of Donald Trump had regular contact with Russians and expected to benefit from the Kremlin's help. The...

 

Kenta Maeda loses no-hitter, but Twins prevail over Brewers 4-3 in 12 innings

First, Kenta Maeda lost his no-hit bid. Then the Twins bullpen lost the lead. But they didn't lose the game. It took a while, but the Twins eventually shook off blowing a 3-0 lead to beat Milwaukee 4-3 in 12 innings when Byron Buxton raced home from third to score on Jorge Polanco's soft grounder to second. h...

 

Heroic teen dies saving children from turbulent water near NW. Minnesota dam

An 18-year-old woman rescued younger relatives from treacherous river waters below a dam in northwestern Minnesota only to lose her own life after being pulled under, authorities in Clearwater County said Tuesday. The heroics of Raina Lynn Neeland, of nearby rural Bagley, occurred Monday afternoon at the Clearwater Dam in...

 

South Dakota tallies 460,000 vehicles during Sturgis rally

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - This year's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally drew more than 460,000 vehicles during the 10-day event, according to a count South Dakota transportation officials released Tuesday. The count represents a decrease of nearly 8% from last year but showed that many were undeterred by the coronavirus pandemic. Sturgis...

 

Southern Minnesota man sentenced to 35 years for 'sextortion'

A 21-year-old Fairmont, Minn., man has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for producing child pornography and engaging in “sextortion.” Dylan Matthew Deling used social media and chat platforms to threaten teenage girls unless they sent him explicit images and videos of themselves. U.S. District Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright sentenced him Monday. “Deling sextorted...

 

Minnesota Department of Commerce again appeals approval of Enbridge pipeline

The Minnesota Department of Commerce will appeal the approval of Enbridge's controversial new oil pipeline across the northern part of the state. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved Line 3 for a second time in February, and Wednesday is the deadline to challenge the decision before the Minnesota Court of...

 

Flanagan, tribal leaders say Native voters have power to shift November election

ST. PAUL - With the Democratic National Convention in full swing, delegates and lawmakers from the Upper Midwest and throughout the country on Tuesday, Aug. 18, discussed what November's General Election could mean for Indian Country and how to increase Native voter turnout. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, who endorsed the...

 
 By Betsy Melin    News    August 19, 2020

Man Arrested After Shots Fired in Bemidji

According to a press release today from Bemidji Chief of Police Mike Mastin: "On August 17th, 2020 at 11:20p.m. Bemidji Police Officers and Beltrami County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the area of 2830 Ridgeway Avenue NW on a report of numerous gun shots among a group of individuals who were standing outside the Ridgeway...

 

Bemidji School Board Votes for In-Person Learning for K-5, Hybrid Method for Grades 6-12

The Bemidji Area School Board has voted unanimously to send students in grades K-5 back to school for in-person learning. Those in grades 6-12 will be taught through the hybrid model. The board meeting went on for over three hours, where board members tossed around different scenarios and issues that come with all three...

 

Leech Lake RBC Recommends Distance Learning for Start of 2020-2021 School Year

Cass Lake, MN – On Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Leech Lake Tribal Council issued the following recommendation to area schools as they consider how to begin the 2020-2021 school year this fall. Full Statement: COVID-19 has impacted almost all facets of life for our people. As the governing body of the Leech Lake Band of...

 

As Trump Visits Minnesota, Elected and Local Leaders Call Out His Divisive Rhetoric and Harmful Policies

ST. PAUL -- Yesterday, as President Trump visited Minneapolis and Mankato, statewide and local leaders denounced his record of divisiveness and hailed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the leaders who can bring Minnesotans together and unite the country. Read more below: As Trump landed in Minnesota, Governor Tim Walz and Lt....

 

Attorney General Ellison sues Postal Service to stop dramatic changes that would undermine election, hurt Minnesotans

August 18, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced that Minnesota has joined a coalition of 14 states that has will file a federal lawsuit later today challenging drastic operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service that threaten critical mail delivery and could undermine the state and national election in November. The changes include...

 

DEED Announces Virtual Pitch Event Winners

St. Paul – Today, the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced three winners in a virtual pitch competition for foreign-owned Medical Technology (MedTech) companies interested in establishing or expanding a U.S. presence. The virtual pitch took place on August 17 and was held in partnership with SelectUSA, Medical Alley Association, and Launch...

 

Fauci says he does not see US mandating COVID-19 vaccination for general public

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said Tuesday he doesn’t see the U.S. mandating a COVID-19 vaccine. “I don't think you'll ever see a mandating of vaccine particularly for the general public,” Fauci said during a livestreamed interview with Healthline. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, noted that...

 

Five takeaways from final Senate Intel Russia report

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released its long-awaited Russia interference report detailing significant contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow during the 2016 election. The fifth and final volume, just shy of 1,000 pages, lays out the counterintelligence threats and vulnerabilities that were exposed through Russian contacts and a willingness by some...

 

Statement from the Minnesota Department of Commerce

The Minnesota Department of Commerce (Department) will file Wednesday an appeal of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (Commission) order denying reconsideration, which made final and effective the Commission’s May 1, 2020 order granting a certificate of need for to Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 project. This appeal is consistent with previous Department actions and with...

 

Post Office Chief Suspends Controversial Changes Until After Election

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has announced he will suspend the controversial changes he instituted to the U.S. Postal Service until after the November election. "To avoid even the appearance of any impact on election mail, I am suspending these initiatives until after the election is concluded," DeJoy said in a statement. He said that between now and Election Day, retail...

 

Manafort shared campaign info with Russian intelligence officer, Senate panel finds

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had deep ties to a Russian intelligence officer and secretly shared campaign information, according to a sweeping Senate Intelligence Committee report released Tuesday. The nearly 1,000-page report offers a detailed portrait of Manafort's connection to Konstantin Kilimnik, whom the Senate panel identifies as a Russian intelligence...

 

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