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The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program is now accepting applications!

Call 211 (Toll Free: 1.800.543.7709; Local: 651.291.0211) visit www.211unitedway.org or text "MNRENT" or "MNHOME" to 898-211 to learn more. The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program provides housing assistance payments to help prevent eviction, prevent homelessness, and maintain housing stability for eligible renters and...

 

Minneapolis mayor sets a curfew, calls for National Guard after downtown stores looted, windows smashed

Minneapolis police say a man suspected in a Wednesday afternoon homicide fatally shot himself hours later on Nicollet Mall as officers closed in, sparking protests and looting in the heart of downtown. The man, who is Black, was wanted in the slaying of a man in a downtown parking garage. He was on foot at 8th and Nicollet at 6...

 

GOP convention defends police as racial tension rises anew

WASHINGTON - Republicans aggressively defended law enforcement on the third night of their convention, as the nation faced renewed tensions following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Wisconsin, that sparked protests in a state that could decide the fall election. Vice President Mike Pence, the evening's...

 

Lynx game postponed as WNBA joins NBA strike

On Tuesday, two days after the shooting of Jacob Blake by police in Kenosha, Wis., Cheryl Reeve was asked if she was conflicted about holding games in Florida while larger issues raged around the country. "I know it's crossed all our minds," the Lynx coach and general manager said. "We're going, 'What are we doing here?' "...

 

Minnesota holds firm on COVID-19 testing

Minnesotans in close contact with COVID-19 cases should continue to seek diagnostic testing even in the absence of symptoms, despite new federal guidance that such testing is optional, state health officials said on Wednesday. People can carry the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 without suffering symptoms and need to be...

 

Hurricane Laura moves ashore in southwestern Louisiana near Texas

DELCAMBRE, La. - Laura roared ashore over southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border as a ferocious Category 4 hurricane late Wednesday, swamping a low-lying coast with ocean water that forecasters said could be 20 feet deep and unsurvivable. Winds gusted above hurricane force to 110 mph (177 kph) while Laura's northern...

 

Minnesota gets $1.5 million in multistate settlement with Honda over air bags

Minnesota will receive $1.5 million out of an $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co. over allegations it concealed safety concerns with air bag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles. The air bag inflaters were made by Takata Corp. and could rupture and cause metal fragments to fly into...

 

National Guard activated after looting in downtown Minneapolis, following rumors that police killed homicide suspect

ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz mobilized the Minnesota National Guard on Wednesday night after people looted downtown Minneapolis businesses, in the wake of a homicide suspect shooting himself. Police released a graphic video, which showed the man's suicide, after a crowd gathered and believed it was the police who killed the...

 

American Indian College Fund Announces 2020-21 Student Ambassador Cohort

August 26, 2020 Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund selected and trained 12 new student ambassadors for its 2020 cohort. Now in its sixth year, the College Fund Student Ambassador Program trains American Indian and Alaska Native students to serve as leaders in their communities, to work to combat stereotypes, and to create greater visibility of Native Americans an...

 

Attorney General Ellison announces $85 million multistate settlement with Honda

August 26, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today announced a more than $85 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. over allegations that Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States....

 

Business world braces for blue sweep

Wall Street and business groups are bracing for the possibility of a blue sweep in Washington that would leave Democrats in charge of the White House and both chambers of Congress. Such a scenario could lead to sweeping policy changes affecting taxes, regulations, coronavirus relief and other economic policies. “I would say that’s definitely a concern on a lot of...

 

DFL Party Leaders Host Suburban Voters Roundtable Ahead of Trump RNC Speech

On Thursday, August 27, DFL leaders will host a roundtable about how President Trump’s failed leadership has directly impacted suburban families and small businesses. The call will be moderated by State Senator Melisa Franzen (District 49), and State Representative Jamie Becker-Finn (42B), Fortis Management owner Kim Quayson, Edina resident Lana Slavitt, and Rochester...

 

Florida confirmed 9K new COVID-19 cases among children within 15 days as schools reopen

Florida confirmed almost 9,000 new COVID-19 cases among children within 15 days in August as schools reopen, according to state data released Tuesday. The Florida Department of Health recorded a total of 48,730 confirmed coronavirus cases among children, according to a report with data through Monday. The data shows an increase of 8,995 confirmed cases since the previous...

 

Hurricane Laura Strengthens To Category 4 - And Threatens 'Unsurvivable' Storm Surge

Hurricane Laura is closing in on the northwest Gulf Coast and is expected to bring extreme winds and "catastrophic" storm surge to parts of Texas and Louisiana starting Wednesday night, according to the National Hurricane Center. The center said Laura is an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane, now with maximum sustained...

 

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) 2020 Graduation Ceremony

SANTA FE, NM: August 25, 2020 -- The Institute of American Indian Arts held their 2020 commencement ceremony at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The event was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. IAIA President Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee) conferred 93 degrees on the graduating students, including undergraduate...

 

Peterson Announces Congressional App Challenge

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Collin Peterson today announced the Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for students in middle and high school across Minnesota’s Seventh District. The CAC accepts computer programs (or apps) written in any programming language, for any platform (desktop/PC, web, mobile, raspberry Pi, etc.). The Challenge’s submission portal is now...

 

Trump Administration Opens Operation Lady Justice Task Force Cold Case Office in Anchorage, Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Tara Katuk Sweeney was in Anchorage, Alaska, to open the sixth office to investigate cold cases involving missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives. She was also joined by Commissioner Jean Hovland with the Administration for Native Americans and Bureau of Indian Affairs-Office of Justice...

 

Phoenix Indian Center urges the American Indian community to respond to the Census

Phoenix, AZ – Every ten years, the United States counts everyone living in the country, and then uses the Census data to make decisions about how to distribute billions of dollars in federal funds. The 2020 US Census is underway with a deadline that has been moved up 30 days by the current administration, to September 30. Because many rural tribal communities continue to face...

 

Kindergarten Drive Thru Style Registration held on Monday, August 24, 2020 - P3

Kindergarten Drive Thru Style Registration was held on Monday, August 24, 2020 at the parking lot next to the High School Gym from 11 AM to 5 PM. Anyone wishing to register their child for this year's kindergarten program were asked to drive up to a numbered parking space, remain in their vehicles, and staff would come to their...

 

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 - P47

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Redby Community Church....

 

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 - P48

Sheri Clark and Alvie Downwind Wedding of Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Redby Community Church....

 

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake Chemical Health Program Hunting Camp - P2

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake Chemical Health Program Hunting Camp...

 

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake IHS Awards Ceremony - P2

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake IHS Awards Ceremony...

 

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Junior High Football against Kellhier-Northome - P2

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Junior High Football against Kellhier-Northome...

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session - P36

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session...

 

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