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Articles from the September 4, 2020 edition

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Red Lake Nation COVID-19 Emergency Response Team offered free testing again in the Red Lake District

RED LAKE DISTRICT - On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the Red Lake Nation COVID-19 Emergency Response Team offered free testing for anyone 18 years and older at the new Red Lake Community Center site from 10 AM -3 PM. It was the fourth round in a series of four testing days that would include all Red Lake Reservation Districts...

 

Encampment returns to Wall of Forgotten Natives, bringing call to action from Indigenous leaders

Two years after a massive tent encampment in south Minneapolis brought attention to the state's growing homeless population, people have returned to pitch tents at what was called the Wall of Forgotten Natives. More than 40 tents flapped in the wind against the wall and next to speeding traffic between Hiawatha and Franklin...

 

Biden, in Kenosha, says U.S. confronting 'original sin'

KENOSHA, Wis. - Joe Biden told residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that recent turmoil following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, could help Americans confront centuries of systemic racism, drawing a sharp contrast with President Donald Trump amid a reckoning that has galvanized the nation. "We're finally now...

 

Questions remain about attacks reportedly by white supremacists during George Floyd riots

Late one night a few weeks after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police, a loud knocking came on Jaquita Morris' door, and two of her sons tumbled into the family's North Side home. But her annoyance turned to shock, then anger when the boys, 19 and 14, told her they were waiting for a bus to their older brother's house...

 

Mall of America to lay off more than 200 employees

The Mall of America said it plans to lay off more than 200 people and might have to extend the furloughs of up to 178 more. The mall - like retail and entertainment establishments throughout the U.S. - has been hurt by stay-at-home orders and consumer anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic. The mall has notified the Minnesota...

 

Gov. Tim Walz asks Minnesotans to heed virus risks ahead of holiday

Gov. Tim Walz urged Minnesotans to stick with COVID-19 safety strategies of mask-wearing and social distancing heading into a Labor Day weekend that could have a "big impact" on the rise or fall of the pandemic in the state. "Six months ago it was my hope that we would be ... going to the State Fair, watching high school...

 

Beltrami Electric Seeking Nominations for the 2020 Touchstone Energy® Community Award

Each year, Beltrami Electric Cooperative celebrates volunteerism and community service with the Touchstone® Energy Community Award, which recognizes businesses, non-profit and community groups that have shown a strong commitment to the community. One winning organization will receive a $500 cash prize and a recognition...

 

Woman fatally shot, another seriously wounded in St. Paul; city's 2020 homicide tally now at 23

St. Paul police are investigating overnight shootings that killed a woman and left another in critical condition Thursday following an attempted robbery. The fatality sent officers to the city's East Side around 3:30 a.m., where a bystander had called 911 to report a woman shot numerous times. Responders found the victim...

 

Supermarket hazard pay because of COVID-19 going away

Linden Hills Co-op, Eastside Food Co-op and Kowalski's Market are still adding $2 an hour hazard pay to their workers' wages for another month. However, most of the temporary pay bumps put into effect as the coronavirus pandemic started to hit the U.S. have expired. Some retailers have permanently raised wages, but for the most...

 

Coronavirus a $5 billion hit to Minnesota tourism industry

ST. PAUL -- After four decades at Grand View Lodge, Mark Ronnei usually knows what to expect every summer at the popular Nisswa, Minn., resort. But this isn't a normal summer. "The day before Memorial Day, I didn't know if I was going to have a terrible summer or a non-existent summer," said Ronnei, Grand View's managing...

 

Bureau of Indian Education Schools Open September 16 for the 2020-2021 School Year

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) announced in August that BIE-operated K-12 day-school operations across the United States will have a uniform start date of September 16 for the 2020-2021 school year. Bureau operated residential facilities, including Off Reservation Boarding Schools (ORBS) and dormitories will only provide day-school instruction. This will...

 

Equipment Grants Available for Access to Healthy Foods

St. Paul, MN: Funding for equipment that increases availability and access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food to underserved communities is now available. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Good Food Access Program (GFAP) Equipment and Physical Improvement Grants. A total of $280,000 is available to he...

 

Facebook Advertising Changes

Today, Facebook announced a series of changes in paid advertising on their platform that are categorized as "social issues, elections or politics." We reached out to our contact at Facebook to ensure we are providing our clients the most pertinent information on how this will impact digital advertising through November 3rd....

 

Nisswa mayor tells cop 'you're as bad as the fucking dinks in Minneapolis,' gets arrested

Of all the people to join the anti-police movement in Minnesota, we really, really would not have predicted the mayor of Nisswa. Just a couple months ago, Fred Heidmann was in the news for social media support of a local teacher named Kara Hall, who'd written, of protests following George Floyd's murder by Minneapolis police:...

 

StrongHearts Native Helpline scales to address "a crisis within a crisis"

EAGAN, Minn.—StrongHearts Native Helpline—a free, anonymous and culturally appropriate helpline for Native Americans affected by domestic, dating and sexual violence—has expanded its services to address the needs of a population disproportionately affected by both the COVID-19 pandemic and domestic violence. The organization has added online chat and sexual violence...

 
 Events   

Social Distance Gathering in Ponemah - Saturday, September 5, 2020

Social Distance Gathering in Ponemah - Saturday, September 5, 2020 1 PM - 7 PM at the Ponemah Pow Wow Grounds https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1680728118765926&id=317920128380072...

 

Protecting the Integrity and Reliability of the U.S. Postal Service

As I've traveled across Minnesota, I've seen the important role that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) plays in the lives of people across our state. From small towns and rural communities to our largest cities, millions of Minnesotans depend upon the USPS to deliver the letters and packages that fuel their lives and our state's...

 

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake High School Powder Puff Game - P5

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake High School Powder Puff Game...

 

Looking Back to August 2011 - Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing Event - P5

Looking Back to August 2011 - Red Lake DNR Take a Kid Fishing Event...

 

Looking Back to October 2011 - Red Lake Chemical Health Program Hunting Camp - P8

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

 

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Junior High Football against Kellhier-Northome - P8

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

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Monday Session - P42

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

 

Looking Back to 2011 - Red Lake Fair & Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P44

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

 

Gift Shop Manager - Seven Clans Casino-Thief River Falls, MN

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING ** GIFT SHOP MANAGER RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River Falls, MN OPENS: September 3, 2020 CLOSES: September 24, 2020 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Hotel Manager, the Gift Shop Manager is responsible to oversee the Gift...

 

HOTEL FRONT DESK SUPERVISOR - Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River Falls, MN.

**EXTERNAL POSITION OPENING** HOTEL FRONT DESK SUPERVISOR RATE OF PAY: Depending upon experience LOCATION: Seven Clans Casinos – Thief River Falls, MN. OPENS: September 3, 2020 CLOSES: September 17, 2020 POSITION OBJECTIVES: Under the general supervision of the Hotel Manager, the Hotel Supervisor is responsible to oversee...

 

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