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Articles from the September 16, 2011 edition

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Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment: Reading scores up, some grades at area schools struggle in math

Last spring, area elementary, middle school and high school students took a lineup of exams, one of which was the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment. The MCA-II exams measure students’ reading and math levels. For the first time, students in grades 3-8 took the new MCA-III math exam, a revamped test that was offered online and designed from a list of new math standards....

 
 By Molly Miron    News    September 16, 2011

Dewey Furniture owner pleads innocent to business fraud, theft

Margaret Jo Hirt, 51, owner and salesperson for Dewey Furniture in downtown Bemidji, pleaded innocent Monday, Sept. 12, to three counts of felony transaction card fraud and three counts of theft by swindle. Her next appearance in Beltrami County District Court is scheduled for Dec. 13. She entered her plea before Judge Sheri Schluchter. According to the criminal complaint: In...

 

Vandelism at Little Rock Community Collection Site

Sometime during the weekend of September 10, 2011, extensive damage was done to the Little Rock Community Collection by vandals. A $500 Reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of the person or persons responsible. If you have information, please contact the Red Lake Public Safety...

 

Tremaine Lynn Settles

Tremaine Lynn Settles, 28, of Fargo, ND, died Sunday, September 11, 2011 at his home. Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, September 19, 2011 at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN with Rev. Dean Nelson officiating. A wake will begin at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the Veteran’s Memorial...

 

George Whipple Sr.

George “Sarge” Whipple, Sr., 74, of Cass Lake died Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at his home. Traditional Funeral Services will be Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Cass Lake, MN with spiritual leader. A wake will begin Monday at the Veteran’s Memorial Building and will continue until the time of the services on Wednesday. Interment...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P5

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P6

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P7

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 

Red Lake Urban Youth B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event P8

On Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, the Red Lake Nation Embassy held its first ever, Red Lake Urban B.R.A.V.E.R.Y. School Kick-Off Event at the Minneapolis American Indian Center. The fun and festivities began at 6:00 p.m. with information booths, games, raffles, free backpacks and school supplies for all Red Lake youth, plus a...

 

Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P5

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Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P6

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Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P7

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Leech Lake Labor Day Pow Wow 2011 P8

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Minnesota doctors debate screening all young adults for chlamydia

Screening all of Minnesota’s young adults for chlamydia would be a positive step, the manager of a health clinic for teenagers said on Thursday....

 

Postal Service may close 4 offices in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - Four mail processing facilities in Minnesota are on the Postal Service's list for possible closings. More than 250 offices across the country are part of the proposal. The four offices under consideration in Minnesota are in Bemidji, Duluth, Rochester and Waite Park. Changes in delivery standards and the closings could save the agency as much as $3 billion, and...

 
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Red Lake Urban Office Duluth Picnic/Pow Wow

Red Lake Urban Office Duluth Picnic/Pow Wow Sept. 17, 2011 - 1 PM - Park Point Grand Entry 1 PM MC Bill May 1st Five Drums Paid Dancers will be paid Tables for local arts and crafts For more information call (218) 624-4418 Fax (218) 624-4418 211 E. 2nd St. Duluth MN 55805 redlakeurbanoffice@redlakeurban.com Bring Your Lawn Chairs...

 
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The "Rez'Traunt" Now Has New Hours

The "Rez'Traunt" Now Has New Hours Open Monday - Friday, 11 AM - 7 PM The NEW...IMPROVED...AWESOME Biindegen to the L & L. Just call us the "Rez'traunt" Home of the Best Burgers on the Rez and $1.00 Burgers 679-3147...

 

Subs Needed at Red Lake Schools

Red Lake School District #38 is looking for individuals that would like be on the District’s substitute list for the following positions. Once you are on the approved substitute list you may be called periodically to fill in for a regular staff member who is absence. 1. Custodians 2. Security Staff 3. Cooks 4....

 

USDA Launches Student Video Contest to Highlight the Importance of Ending Childhood Hunger

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 – Today, USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon invited children across America to show the country what they or their peers are doing to help end childhood hunger in their school or community by entering the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Ending Childhood Hunger Video Contest. FNS is looking for original student videos of two minutes or less...

 

Cherokee tribe retreats from effort to oust some members

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Cherokee Indian tribe on Wednesday retreated from a plan to banish 2,800 African Americans from its citizenship ranks after the federal government froze some funding to the tribe....

 

Tribal Rights vs. Racial Justice

When the Cherokee were relocated from the South to present-day Oklahoma in the 1830s, their black slaves were moved with them. Though an 1866 treaty gave the descendants of the slaves full rights as tribal citizens, regardless of ancestry, the Cherokee Nation has tried to expel them because they lack "Indian blood."...

 

Florida State's Chief Osceola disgusts member of Seminole tribe of Oklahoma

When Chief Osceola first planted his spear in the turf at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium, Sept. 16, 1978, the opponent was the Oklahoma State Cowboys. You can look it up. Read more: http://newsok.com/florida-states-chief-osceola-disgusts-member-of-seminole-tribe-of-oklahoma/article/3604488#ixzz1Y7XN7dh4...

 

Ex-bookkeeper charged in embezzlement from Pomo Indians

The chairwoman of a Lake County Indian tribe has been charged with embezzling $61,000 from a neighboring tribe....

 

Same-Sex Marriage Law Reflects Suquamish Tribal Values

Last month, the Suquamish Tribal Council amended its existing Marriage and Divorce Ordinance to permit marriages regardless of the couple's gender. The amendment passed by a unanimous vote of the council and allows same-sex couples to receive the same treatment and benefits as opposite-sex couples. At least one person entering the marriage must be an enrolled member of the...

 

High court revives Shiprock priest abuse case

A Navajo man who alleges that he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest more than 25 years ago will get his day in tribal court....

 

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