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Over 70 RLEC teachers came together this week to get ready for distance learning

Over 70 RLEC teachers came together this week to get ready for distance learning...

 

RED LAKE BAND FOURTH AMENDED EXECUTIVE ORDER - Signed: August 21, 2020 - CORRECTED

RED LAKE BAND FOURTH AMENDED EXECUTIVE ORDER - Signed: August 21, 2020 - CORRECTED https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTDHwXZRJmPDTg81rNJG9wAeqaiWEuPYnyagVnGsJBxKUtzmA8tQvkUIysd1_mt9qgn-gik5YVMDVpU/pub...

 

A safer playground with the help of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

A group of tribal youth in the small northern Minnesota village of Ball Club are leading a Native nation rebuilding project that will result in a new park for their community. Leech Lake youth have been working with the Circle of Healing group to design and fundraise for a new park in the Ball Club's second village...

 

One night after riots, downtown Minneapolis calm as curfew enforced

Workers and volunteers in downtown Minneapolis swept up glass, boarded up buildings and assessed the emotional toll of another night in a summer of civil unrest Thursday after rioters damaged more than 40 buildings overnight, this time sparked by a false rumor that police had killed a man. More than 1,000 uniformed personnel...

 

Minnesota DHS to cut spending, impose layoffs to close looming budget shortfall

Facing a major budget shortfall, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is preparing to lay off staff and slash millions of dollars in spending on state-run programs that serve vulnerable populations as well as sex offenders. The budget cuts, disclosed in a memo to state employees Wednesday, include shifting the...

 

On a huge White House stage, Trump blast Biden and defies pandemic

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted Joe Biden as a hapless career politician who will endanger Americans' safety as he accepted his party's renomination Thursday on the South Lawn of the White House. While the coronavirus kills 1,000 Americans each day, Trump defied his own administration's pandemic guidelines to speak for more than an hour to a tightly packed,...

 

Man charged with threatening to kill Gov. Tim Walz over his endorsement of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar

A 51-year-old man threatened in a phone message to kill Gov. Tim Walz over his endorsement of Ilhan Omar for Congress, according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday. Shawn P. Simonson, of Blaine, was charged in Ramsey County District Court with threats of violence in connection with the call he made on Aug. 2 to the...

 

Weakened but still dangerous, Laura to pose continued threat

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Remnants of Hurricane Laura unleashed heavy rain and twisters hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and mangled buildings along the Gulf Coast, and forecasters warned an eastern turn would again make the storm a looming threat, this time to the densely populated Eastern Seaboard. Trees were down and...

 

COVID-19 tally inflated by lab's delay, large events

Large group COVID-19 outbreaks remain a concern in Minnesota ahead of school reopenings that could accelerate the spread of the infectious disease, but state health officials warned that Thursday's one-day high of 1,158 confirmed cases was an anomaly due to delays by one lab. A glut of 19,000 test results from samples collected...

 

Minneapolis police investigating city's 53rd homicide of the year, fourth this week

A man shot on Minneapolis' South Side early Thursday died at a hospital a few hours later as police searched for his killer, according to officials. The shooting occurred under unknown circumstances in the 3500 block of Chicago Avenue, in the Central neighborhood. The location is several blocks north of where George Floyd was...

 

3 MLB games postponed, players decide after Kenosha shooting

MILWAUKEE — Three Major League Baseball games were postponed Wednesday as players across the sports landscape drove the decisions in the wake of the weekend shooting by police of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin. Games between the Cincinnati Reds and Brewers in Milwaukee, Seattle Mariners and Padres in San Diego and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Giants in San Francisco...

 

American Indian Lezmond Mitchell Executed by Federal Government of the United States

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - For the first time in modern history, an American Indian has been executed by the federal government for killing another tribal member on a reservation. Navajo citizen Lezmond Charles Mitchell was put to death by lethal injection on Wednesday evening for his role in the gruesome 2001 murder of 63-year old Aly...

 

Statement on COVID-19 data for August 27

The COVID-19 data posted today show 1,158 reported new cases and 21,144 reported test results. These higher counts are partially due to a backlog of data belatedly reported by a Minnesota provider and lab, Valley Medical, which has had an inconsistent record of reporting results to the state despite the requirements of the communicable disease reporting rule. After MDH...

 

The moral rot of Trump and his enablers has spread to the core

As Donald Trump's chief strategist in 2016, Steve Bannon helped shape Trump's "America First" campaign. Now, Bannon is inadvertently helping to test Trump's 2020 reelection message: "Me First." On the eve of this week's Republican National Convention, federal authorities arrested Bannon aboard a Chinese billionaire's $28...

 

Kindergarten Drive Thru Style Registration held on Monday, August 24, 2020 - P4

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 - P49

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 - P50

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 - P3

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

 

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake IHS Awards Ceremony - P3

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

 

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Junior High Football against Kellhier-Northome - P3

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

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session - P37

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

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P39

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session...

 

As Nation Reckons With Race, Poll Finds White Americans Least Engaged

Anti-Black racism had always bothered John Collins, but he'd never personally done anything about it. That changed after police killed George Floyd in May. Stuck at home and furloughed from work because of the pandemic, Collins had time to watch coverage of the protests Floyd's death had set off and to reflect on the nation's history of racial injustice. htt...

 

MPCA to expand electric vehicle charging network by more than 2,500 miles in Greater Minnesota

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand throughout the state, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced today it will fund the installation of up to 38 additional fast charging stations in Greater Minnesota, extending the existing EV highway corridor network by more than 2,500 miles. Fast chargers...

 

Hy-Vee Announces $120,000 Donation to the Page Education Foundation as Part of Its Commitment to Organizations Supporting Racial Unity and Equality

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Aug. 27, 2020) - Hy-Vee, Inc. announces today that it has donated $120,000 to the Page Education Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The donation is part of Hy-Vee's $1 million and one million volunteer-hour commitment to organizations that support racial unity and equality. The Page Education Foundation...

 

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