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Articles from the August 23, 2016 edition

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Red Lake Nation Fair & Pow Wow - August 26-28, 2016

Red Lake Nation Fair & Pow Wow - August 26-28, 2016 Fair Exhibit - August 25-27, 2016 https://docs.google.com/document/d/10nWkLwS5PDG4lG4sbbCVfM09AvrkhkgN4GQdQb5Lzrg/pub...

 
 By Michael Meuers    News    August 23, 2016

Tribal Officials Meet with Governor/DHS & DEED Commissioners

Members of the Red Lake Tribal Council along with elected officials from Leech Lake and White Earth met with two of the Governor's commissioners and the Governor himself over a two-day period at the offices of the Northwest Indian OIC in Bemidji. Elected officials and key staff from the three tribal nations met on Tuesday,...

 

3rd Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving held in Redby - P3

The 3rd Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving was held in Redby on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Runners and walkers began at Shemahgun enroute to the Redby Community Center Everyone was welcome, each participant received memorial shirts in a variety of colors, and a memorial dinner was held...

 

Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosts Back to School Fest

On Monday, August 22, 2016, the Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosted their annual Back to School Fest near the Cage by the Red Lake High School. They gave out 600 bags of school supplies, had carnival games with kids that gave out prizes, face painting, had a bouncy house, obstacle course and a dunk tank, and fed them all,...

 

Annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake - P3

The Annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event was held at Fuller's Lake on Thursday, August 18, 2016, starting at 10 AM. Over 111 kids between the ages of 6-12 participated in this event, where they received T-shirts, fishing rods and had the opportunity to go on the lake in boats. Lunch was also provided for the participants. The...

 

American Indians Stand Together To Shut Down Pipeline Project

American Indians want to shut down a new oil pipeline. "The last time the seven bands of the Lakota-Dakota-Nakota nation stood together was at the Battle of the Greasy Grass (Battle of the Little Big Horn), June 25, 1876. So this is historic that they answered that call," said Jon Eagle Sr., Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Outside of...

 

Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) held on August 17-19, 2016 at the Red Lake Humanities Center - P4

The 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...

 

Swearing-In Ceremony held during August 9, 2016 Regular Tribal Council Meeting - P10

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...

 

Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 - P16

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 - P9

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 - P18

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day...

 

St. Mary's Mission Annual Parish Festival held on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - P22

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 - P32

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....

 

Autopsy shows homicidal violence cause of Minnesota girl's death

BRAINERD, Minn. --A Saturday Amber Alert for a missing five-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips led investigators to her body in rural Cass County. Preliminary autopsy results released Sunday indicate Alayna Jeanne Ertl died of “homicidal violence,” according to a news release from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal...

 

DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable

Minnesota had an estimated 2,278 wolves in 439 packs last winter, up just a tick from the year before, according to survey results released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The winter survey estimate showed several more wolf packs across the wolf range — about the northern one-third of Minnesota — but the population was statistically unchanged from...

 

Head-on crash kills Minnesota man on Highway 210

IRONTON—A 30-year-old Brainerd man died early Monday morning in a head-on, two-vehicle collision on Highway 210 near Crow Wing County Road 59 in Ironton. The man killed was identified as Richard D. Van Horn, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. The state patrol and the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office responded to the fatality at 1:40 a.m. It was reported Van Horn was...

 

Clean sweeps, crashes highlight Bemidji Speedway races

BEMIDJI — Bemidji Speedway hosted the Bemidji Boys and Girls Club members on Sunday night. Picture-perfect weather brought out a fine crowd of fans and members of the club got free admission. Clean sweeps in the Wissota Mod Fours, Super Stocks, Midwest Modifieds, Modifieds and the Outlaw Mini Mods highlighted racing on the quarter-mile oval. Next Sunday is track championship...

 

South Dakota reports first case of Zika virus

PIERRE, S.D. -- A woman in South Dakota has developed Zika virus symptoms after traveling to a country where Zika is currently being transmitted, the South Dakota Department of Health said in a news release Monday, Aug. 22. It is the first case of Zika in the state, the health department said. “This is a good reminder for anyone who travels to Zika-affected areas that it’s...

 

Minn. woman to serve 42 months for stealing $1.7 million from employer, most gambled away

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Bird Island woman who has served as a caregiver to her two grandchildren and described as honest and giving to others will serve 42 months in federal prison for stealing $1.7 million from her former employer. Diane Marie Eiler, 48, was sentenced to 42 months in prison and three years of supervised probation, and ordered to make $1,738,459 in restitution to...

 

Take a Kid Fishing - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Take a Kid Fishing - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 10 AM - 2 PM - Fuller's Lake http://www.redlakednr.org/take-a-kid-fishing-82416...

 
 Events   

The R2AC Artist Fellowship application deadline is September 15, 2016.

Go to r2arts.org and begin your application today! This grant is open to established Region 2 artists in all disciplines who have shown sustained commitment and accomplishment in their work as artists for a period of at least five years. The 18-month Fellowship provides the opportunity for experiences that facilitate innovation, depth, and advancement in your art form. Two...

 

ICRC Vice-president: States must end flow of weapons that fuels human suffering

Geneva (ICRC) - The vice-president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed for States around the world to cease the supply of arms and ammunition to parties to armed conflict who violate international humanitarian law (IHL). Speaking at the second Conference of State Parties of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Geneva, Christine Beerli said there were...

 

'Everybody just wants to know why': Watkins residents grieve death of Alayna Ertl, 5

WATKINS, MINN. – Alayna Ertl lived the carefree life of a 5-year-old in a small central Minnesota town. She swung a hula hoop around her small frame and rode a bicycle on city sidewalks outside her tan-sided house. She followed around a cousin a few years older, whom she adored. “Laynie,” as family members called her, was a giggly and sometimes silly girl who loved to...

 

Police: Officers were not ordered to 'stand down' during Trump protests

Minneapolis police officials on Monday denied charges that their officers were ordered to "stand down" during protests last week outside a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that produced a few tense moments, but no arrests. Police didn’t report any serious injuries or property damage at the private function at the Minneapolis Convention Center on...

 

Someone does 'doughnuts' on western Minnesota golf course

Someone on a vehicle tore through the first green at a western Minnesota golf course, leaving behind “doughnut” tread marks and substantial damage, authorities said. The Wheaton Golf Club is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of whoever carried out the deed either late Friday or early Saturday. “The damage is devastating to the...

 

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