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Minnesota employers more likely to push COVID-19 vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration's full approval Monday for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine sets the stage for employers across Minnesota to push harder for workers to get immunized. Even before the regulatory action, immunization mandates were possible, attorneys say, so long as companies, universities and local governments provided...

 

More evacuations underway in Superior National Forest as fire worsens

DULUTH - Another 50 homes and cabins are under evacuation this afternoon as the Greenwood fire moves closer to state Hwy. 1, also causing some fire crews to retreat. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is leading the evacuation of residences around Grouse and Mitawan lakes and several others in the area northwest of Isabella, said...

 

First Minneapolis restaurant requires vaccine proof or negative COVID test to dine inside

The owners of a downtown Minneapolis vegan and gluten-free cafe are asking patrons to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for anyone over 12 years old wishing to dine indoors. The new policy, which starts Tuesday, Aug. 24, makes Hark! Cafe one of the first restaurants in the Twin Cities and in Minnesota to...

 

US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON - The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Monday, potentially boosting public confidence in the shots and instantly opening the way for more universities, companies and local governments to make vaccinations mandatory. The Pentagon promptly announced it will press ahead with plans to force members of...

 

New Zealand extends virus lockdown; Australia eyes vaccines

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's government on Monday said it will extend a strict nationwide lockdown until at least Friday as it tries to extinguish a growing coronavirus outbreak. The news came as health authorities reported 35 new local infections of the fast-spreading delta variant, the highest number of daily...

 

NYC mandates vaccinations for public school teachers, staff

NEW YORK - All New York City public school teachers and other staffers will have to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, officials said Monday, ramping up pandemic protections as the nation's largest school system prepares for classes to start next month. The city previously said teachers, like other city employees, would...

 

Return to mandatory testing in chronic wasting disease zones this season

Chronic wasting disease testing for deer harvested in certain deer permit areas will once again be mandatory for specified weekends of the 2021 deer hunting season. This year hunters will also find additional deer permit areas have been added to disease zones due to detections of CWD in both wild and farmed deer in the past year. During the opening weekends of both firearms A...

 

Native America Calling: Minnesota protectors lay it on the Line 3

Tribes, environmental groups and celebrities continue to devote considerable energy against the project that Enbridge Energy, the company backing the pipeline, says is more than 80 percent complete. Potential environmental disasters, inadequate tribal consultation, and further reliance on a climate changing energy source are all issues in the mix. The company says the project...

 

Boarding school review prompts calls for trauma support

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some members of Congress want to ensure that protections are put in place to address ongoing trauma as more information comes to light about the troubled history of Indigenous boarding schools in the United States. A group of 21 Democratic lawmakers representing states stretching from the Southwest to the East Coast sent a letter last week to the Indian...

 

Dozens of Indigenous Peoples and Allies Blockade Line 3 Man Camp, Continuing Fierce Ground Resistance

(Backus, MN) This morning, nearly 30 Water Protectors locked to multiple blockades in front of a Line 3 man camp, drawing awareness to several sex trafficking rings busted during Enbridge’s invasion of Anishinaabe treaty territory to construct its tar sands expansion project. Over 700 Water Protectors have been arrested to date, with pain compliance, rubber bullets, and mace...

 

Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Are Ending Soon

If you are receiving unemployment benefits through Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) or Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and are receiving an additional $300 a week on top of your regular unemployment benefits, the last week those additional benefits will be available is the week ending September 4,...

 
 Events   

Joseph "Jojo" Pelchat Jr. Memorial Dinner

Joseph "Jojo" Pelchat Jr. Memorial Dinner August 29, 2021 - 2 PM - New Red Lake Center...

 

Native American Heritage Commission Opens Investigation Regarding Native American Puvungna Site

Long Beach, Calif. – The California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) has opened an investigation into the dumping of construction debris and soil on the Native American sacred site of Puvungna, located on the California State University-Long Beach campus. A public hearing will be held at a later date, after which the NAHC will recommend mitigation measures to CSULB...

 

New website helps young families connect to local services

Pregnant and parenting families with children from birth to 8 years of age now have a new tool to connect to services in their local communities that support healthy child development and family well-being. Help Me Connect is a website designed to help Minnesota’s families navigate local community, county, and state resources. Families and those that support families, such as...

 
 Events   

Special School Board Meeting - Thursday, August 26, 2021

Special School Board Meeting - Thursday, August 26, 2021 3 PM - District Administration Office https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTvr_geox4vb_MqALPGIn6GTEKzS_mu49TVzyiaNr-BaRC3SVVtHBK-Fiw9xhPWc5z1rWiH3n-bbB4i/pub...

 

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday - P3

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday...

 

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday - P4

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday...

 

"Cops and Bobbers" held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Fuller's Lake - P6

"Cops and Bobbers" was held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Fuller's Lake. Put on by Red Lake Law Enforcement, Conservation and Red Lake DNR, the event allowed kids 6-12 years of age to fish on a boat at Fuller's Lake, enjoy a hot dog or hamburger lunch and receive Back-to-School supplies. This event was...

 

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow - P46

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow - P47

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

Red Lake Celebrates it's own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Parade - P42

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow - P44

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

Red Lake 2021 Kindergarten Graduation held at Red Lake Elementary School - P69

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Red Lake Elementary School held it;s annual Kindergarten Graduation at RLES, beginning at 10 AM and finishing up about noon. This year's event was a Drive-By type ceremony....

 

UTE MOUNTAIN CASINO HOTEL ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST-EVER SPORTSBOOK, SET TO OPEN AUGUST 24

TOWAOC, Colo. (August 23, 2021) – Ute Mountain Casino Hotel has announced its plan to open the first-ever retail sportsbook powered by IGT’s market-leading PlaySports platform within the Four Corners on August 24. Located beside the front entrance of the main casino floor, the Ute Mountain Sportsbook will lead the way for Colorado’s sports betting industry and establish...

 

YMCA Hosts Annual BreakAway Events on August 27-28 at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove

Maple Grove, MN – The YMCA of the North, which is a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, will host its annual BreakAway Splash & Dash on Friday, August 27, and the BreakAway Kids Tri on Saturday, August 28, at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove. Both events are presented by Twin...

 

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