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Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis, St. Paul as storm continues

St. Paul and Minneapolis declared snow emergencies effective 9 p.m. Monday as a winter storm pounded the state for a third day. State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said this weekend's storm is one of the worst he's seen. http://www.startribune.com/freezing-drizzle-turning-to-snow-in-metro-up-to-7-inches-by-tonight...

 

Donna Elaine (Fairbanks) Regguinti

Donna Elaine (Fairbanks) Regguinti January 20, 1951 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 68) Donna "Elaine" Regguinti, "Anang Ikwe" which means "Star Woman", age 68, of Deer River, Minnesota and the Bear Clan journeyed to the spirit world on Friday, December 27th, 2019 from Essentia Hospital in Deer River, MN. She was born on January 20th,...

 

Slower population growth puts Minnesota congressional seat in jeopardy

New U.S. Census Bureau estimates show that Minnesota's growth slowed slightly in 2019, deepening fears that the state may lose a congressional seat after the 2020 Census. The data released Monday offered the last glimpse at state populations before the census this spring that will determine how the country's 435 congressional...

 

Rep. Ilhan Omar's small-dollar fundraising haul sparks inquiry from FEC

The Federal Election Commission has asked for more detail about thousands of donors to Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar who gave less than $200 each, a group of contributors who poured more than $800,000 into her re-election bid over a three-month period. Agency staff sent a letter to the Minneapolis Democrat's campaign in late...

 

Vikings embracing role of underdog with rugged playoff path ahead

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Monday he was already asleep by the time the Seahawks-49ers game ended Sunday night, solidifying the Vikings' trip to New Orleans for the first round of the playoffs. "Woke up in the middle of the night; got a text that said we're playing New Orleans on Sunday," Zimmer said. htt...

 

Charges: Man raped 21-year-old in Forest Lake home as 3 women held her down

A 39-year-old predatory offender living in a Twin Cities suburb repeatedly raped and assaulted a 21-year-old woman in a townhouse basement as three other women helped restrain her, according to charges. Lawson T. Waples Ward, of Forest Lake, was charged in Washington County District Court with two counts of first-degree...

 

FDA failed to ensure safe prescribing of opioids, documents show

WASHINGTON – Newly unearthed documents show that the Food and Drug Administration failed to use its policing powers to make sure a program to curb improper prescribing of opioids was effective, researchers say. The lax oversight, they point out, occurred as the epidemic was growing and tens of thousands of people were dying...

 

BP: Winter storm slams into region

BEMIDJI -- As soon as the magical holiday season ended, Mother Nature decided it was time to turn off the lighthearted winter charm and throw an apocalyptic-sized snowball at Minnesota instead. In other words, it snowed across the northland this weekend. Where it wasn't snowing, it was sleeting. And, Minnesota drivers suffered...

 

MnDOT lifts no travel advisory in northwest Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. – (6:30 a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation has lifted the no travel advisory on highways in northwest Minnesota previously issued on Sunday. Visibility has improved in these areas, however, roads are completely snow and ice covered so motorists are advised to reduce speeds and drive according to...

 

MnDOT, Minnesota State Patrol invite public comments on draft Minnesota Weight Enforcement Investment Plan

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol are seeking public feedback on plans to improve the state’s commercial truck weight enforcement facilities beginning in 2020. The draft 10-year Minnesota Weight Enforcement Investment Plan projects a 10 percent increase in commercial truck traffic on Minnesota highways by 2028. The...

 

A lot of snow fell over the weekend, shutting down some area businesses and making travel difficult - P2

RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION - A lot of snow fell over the weekend, shutting down some area businesses and making travel difficult. Many people were unable to make it out of their yards. The Red Lake Tribal Council issued the following statement Sunday evening: "Due to the continued bad weather, ALL Tribal Programs will have a...

 

A lot of snow fell over the weekend, shutting down some area businesses and making travel difficult - P3

RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION - A lot of snow fell over the weekend, shutting down some area businesses and making travel difficult. Many people were unable to make it out of their yards. The Red Lake Tribal Council issued the following statement Sunday evening: "Due to the continued bad weather, ALL Tribal Programs will have a...

 

Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors unsuccessful at Moorhead Holiday Tournament - P2

Both Red Lake Warriors and Lady Warriors, including both JV teams, played in the Moorhead Holiday Tournament on December 27 and 28. The Warriors lost to NCE/U-H 92-75 on Friday, and lost on Saturday to Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 88-61. Red Lake is now 4-4 on the season, NCE/UH moved to 7-1 and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton moved to 4-3....

 

About 600 Elders attend Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party held on Friday, December 20, 2019 - P5

RED LAKE, MN - About 600 Red Lake Nation elders attended the annual Red Lake Nation Elder's Christmas Party held on Friday, December 20, 2019. The event featured a roast beef dinner, live music by Cadillac Country, while 500 candy bags were handed out, and $20.00 gift cards from Target. They ran out of the candy bags. Red Lake...

 

VALPO Women's Basketball enters 2020 on a 7-game winning streak

VALPO Women's Basketball enters 2020 on a 7-game winning streak after a 12-point win tonight at Eastern Illinois! #MVCWBB play opens at the ARC Friday evening vs. Southern Illinois. A perfect month. The best pre-conference record in program history. A stat line by a single player unmatched since 2008, and a career-high scoring...

 

Trust Fund Distribution held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 - P15

RED LAKE, MN - In November 2019, the Red Lake Tribal Council approved a $200.00 payment distribution for the enrolled membership of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians. Over $2.4 million dollars was issued to tribal members, with the distribution of checks for on-reservation members on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the Red...

 

Red Lake Warriors remain unbeaten with 80-65 win over Fon du Lac - P12

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Warriors, coming off an 83-77 OT upset win over Cass Lake on Friday night, hosted Fon du Lac on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The Warriors led at the half 43-25, and added 37 more in the second half to take the win,80-65. Delwyn Holthusen Jr. led all scorers with 34 points, Aaron Chaboyear added 10,...

 

Lady Warriors snap 4-game losing streak with 104-17 win over Fon du Lac - P12

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors snapped a 4-game losing streak on Saturday, December 14, as they hosted FDL and won 104-17. Red Lake had led FDL 60-6 in the first half, and scored 29 unanswered points before their opponents could get on the scoreboard. Gerika Kingbird led all scorers with 25, Autumn Holthusen added 17...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors (11th) lose home opener to Walker-Hackensack-Akley (7th) 86-63 - P18

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, ranked 11th in the State, held their Home Opener on Thursday, December 5, 2019, against 7th ranked Walker-Hackensack-Akley. Red Lake had beat Nevis on Tuesday, while WHA had won their first game on November 26th against Menahga. Red Lake started off slow in the first half, missing several...

 

Minneapolis, St. Paul schools struggle to keep kids

Enrollment losses have been all too common in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts, but in 2019-20, the reductions have been even greater than projected. In the past year, Minneapolis expected to lose 800 students; instead, it’s lost nearly 1,200. This fall, St. Paul exceeded a projected loss of 625 students by an additional 323 kids. http://www.s...

 

Demoralized and disconnected: Black girls are being pushed out of schools. Here's how

Temper tantrums, acting out, shutting down. They’re phrases every parent and teacher should know well as common, childish behavior. There’s a reason we don’t expect adolescents to behave like adults: Their minds aren’t yet up to the task. So, when 16-year-old Ashlynn Avery fell asleep at her desk while reading a book in a Hoover High School classroom, the reaction that...

 

These 'lost crops' could have rivaled corn

But, what happened to them? There are no written or oral histories to describe them—and scientists believe the domesticated forms of the lost crops are extinct. In the Journal of Ethnobiology, Natalie Mueller, assistant professor of archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis, describes how she grew and calculated yield estimates for two annual plants that indigenous...

 

The Week In Cannabis: Aurora's Roller Coaster Ride, USDA's Hemp Moves, MJ's Dividend And More

The last full week of the year, and decade, came with relatively few developments. We started off with some sad news, as we learned psychedelic pioneer and spiritual teacher Ram Dass, born Richard Alpert, died at 88. His work lives on in the hearts and minds of the many people he touched. For further information on Ram Dass'...

 

Redskins fire President Bruce Allen, eye Ron Rivera to coach

Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen has been fired after a tumultuous and loss-filled decade with the NFL team once coached by his father. The Redskins never won a playoff game during Allen's time as owner Daniel Snyder's right-hand man. They made the playoffs only twice and only once won as many as 10 games in a...

 

How White Settlement, the site of the deadly church shooting, got its name

(CNN) - The North Texas town of White Settlement, the site of a deadly church shooting over the weekend, was built in the 1840s. It's a relatively small town, with a population of nearly 18,000. https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/30/us/white-settlement-shooting-how-it-got-name-trnd/index.html...

 

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