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Articles from the August 25, 2016 edition

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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe holds groundbreaking ceremony for new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School

(Cass Lake, Minn) - August 24th, 2106 – The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe (LLBO), School Board, and Superintendent, along with additional local, state, and federal leaders, celebrated the groundbreaking of the new, replacement Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 with a ceremony and reception at the school...

 

New Indian school in Leech Lake is a lesson in leadership

Wednesday’s ceremonial groundbreaking for new high school on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation is a testament not only to Minnesota political teamwork, but to the hard work of the school’s students. For more than a decade, advocates have pushed federal officials to replace the dilapidated pole barn that has served as the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School for roughly 30 years....

 

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe school breaks ground on a rebuild

BENA, MN - After years of struggle, the Bug-o-Nay-Ge-Shig school, on the Leech Lake Reservation, will finally be getting a critical rebuild. Senator Al Franken and Congressman Rick Nolan joined the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Bena today for a ground breaking ceremony for the new high school made possible thanks to Federal funding. The Ground breaking for the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig...

 
 By Shane Begay    News    August 25, 2016

2015 NAIHC Annual Report

2015 NAIHC Annual Report http://naihc.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-NAIHC-Annual-Report.pdf...

 

3rd Annual Kaishauna Sky Thunder Memorial Walk/Run Against Drunk Driving held in Redby - P5

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...

 

Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016

The Ponemah Community Back to School Gathering 2016 was held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the Pow Wow Grounds in Ponemah....

 

Annual Cops and Bobbers Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake - P5

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...

 

Red Lake DNR Take-a-Kid Fishing Event held at Fuller's Lake

The Red Lake DNR held their annual Take-a-Kid Fishing Event at Fuller's Lake on Wednesday, August 24, 2016....

 

Swearing-In Ceremony held during August 9, 2016 Regular Tribal Council Meeting - P12

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...

 

MnDOT hosts open house on Aug. 29 for two upcoming projects in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Anyone interested in learning more about two upcoming projects in Bemidji is invited to attend an open house on Monday, Aug. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bemidji MnDOT building, 3920 Highway 2 West. The projects being presented are: • Corridor improvement study on Highway 2 from Bemidji to Wilton • 2017 resurfacing project on Highway 197/Bemidji Ave. from T...

 

Holthusen Family Reunion 2016 - P18

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

 

Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016

Sheriff Phil Hodapp of Beltrami County announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016. Sheriff Hodapp proudly announced that the MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15- $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of...

 

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day - P20

2016 Red Lake Community Health Day...

 

Red Lake Chemical Health Program hosts Back to School Fest - P3

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,...

 

St. Mary's Mission Annual Parish Festival held on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - P24

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

 

Fort Hall woman admits to cutting baby's throat while on drugs

POCATELLO – Alyssa Timbana, 19, of Fort Hall, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to assault with a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Timbana was indicted by the federal grand jury in Pocatello on January 26, 2016. On September 13, 2015, Fort Hall Police were called to a residence on th...

 

The Derald Lee "Ola" and Vena Marie Cobenais Wedding of July 9, 2016 - P34

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....

 

Many Baton Rouge Area Schools Remain Closed Due To Flood Damage

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Rick Wentzel, superintendent of the Livingston Parish School District in Baton Rouge, La., about how the flooding has affected back to school plans. Fifteen of the 46 schools in Wentzel's district were flooded, eight with extensive damage. He does not yet know when they will be opening. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Rick Wentzel was helping people in his...

 

Roberts Announces $8.7 Million in Climate Adaptation, Oceans and Coastal Funding Awards

WASHINGTON – Lawrence S. Roberts, who is leading the Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, announced today awards of $8.7 million to 63 federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Tribal Climate Resilience Program. The awards will support tribally based efforts to address climate change and its...

 
 Events   

Sweat Lodge - Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m.

Sweat Lodge - Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m. Hosted by: Red Lake Family & Children Services & Ronald Cobenais Location: FCS Cliffs by the lake Red Lake Family & Children Services 1(218) 679-2122...

 

Road Construction: Town Hall Rd NW Northern Township Beltrami County

Construction will start tomorrow, Thursday August 25, 2016 at 7 AM - with reclaiming of bituminous starting at 10 AM-on TOWN HALL RD NW (located north of the Northern School and west of Irvine Ave NW) in Northern Township. Local traffic will be allowed only with no thru traffic. Emergency vehicles will have access. There will be occasional detours when culverts are replaced...

 

At August's end, multiple county and city road projects are coming to a finish

BEMIDJI -- As the calendars get closer to switching from summer to fall months, construction crews remain out on city and county roads to finish work on multiple projects. At the county level, a total of five projects with construction on nine roads and multiple intersections have been worked on over the summer months, with some of them still in progress. The largest project,...

 

Medical device's price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen 'alarming,' 'unjustified,' Klobuchar says

Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. “I would so much rather be putting the money into a college fund!” wrote Matthew’s mother, Katie Nicholls,...

 

Partnership between NTC's LPN program and Sanford Health offers part-time employment to students while in school

BEMIDJI -- There will be a lot of opportunity for growth, development and specialized nursing thanks to the new partnership between Northwest Technical College's licensed practical nursing program and Sanford Health, according to Michelle Lindom, a clinical nurse educator with Sanford Health. The two-semester program is in its second year. “We have experienced some...

 

Italy toll rises to 247 as anguish mounts over quake past

AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247 and Italy once again anguished over trying to secure its medieval communities built on seismic lands. Dawn broke over the rolling hills of central Lazio and Le Marche regions after a night of...

 

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