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Articles from the September 16, 2022 edition

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Slight COVID-19 decline reported in Minnesota ahead of fall

COVID-19 rates have declined slightly in Minnesota, where no new coronavirus mutations have emerged with the intensity of last fall's delta variant to present a threat to the state. The seven-day average of lab-confirmed coronavirus infections had remained steady at around 1,400 per day for much of July and August, but dropped...

 

Migrant buses dropped off by Texas near VP Harris' residence

WASHINGTON - Two buses of migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border were dropped off near Vice President Kamala Harris' home in residential Washington on Thursday morning in the bitter political battle over the Biden administration's immigration policies. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been busing migrants out of Texas to cities with...

 

AG opens civil probe into gas station, liquor store in north Minneapolis

A civil investigation is underway to determine whether a north Minneapolis gas station and liquor store at the same intersection are "turning a blind eye" to chronic violence, the Minnesota Attorney General's Office said Thursday. Attorney General Keith Ellison said in a statement that his office and the Hennepin County...

 

N.Y. attorney general may sue Trump after rejecting settlement offer

The New York attorney general's office has rebuffed an offer from Donald Trump's lawyers to settle a contentious civil investigation into the former president and his family real estate business, setting the stage for a lawsuit that would accuse Trump of fraud, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The...

 

Study: Minnesota missing out on millions in tax revenue by not taxing THC products

Minnesota is missing out on up to $46 million in revenue by not having a special tax on legal THC products, according to a University of Minnesota Duluth study. Looking at states that have legalized recreational marijuana, the university's Bureau of Business and Economic Research found Minnesota will miss a minimum of $5...

 

St. Paul Public Schools finance chief ousted by superintendent

Marie Schrul, who as chief financial officer for St. Paul Public Schools won praise from parents for trying to ease classroom cuts in budget-cutting times, was fired this week by Superintendent Joe Gothard. No performance-related reason was given, nor was Gothard talking about his decision, but supporters said Schrul's...

 

Minnesota farmers and businesses dependent on rail relieved after strike is averted

Minnesota's rail-dependent farmers and businesses sighed with relief Thursday after union and railroad leaders reached a labor agreement, averting a strike that would have dealt another blow to the nation's already precarious economy. President Joe Biden announced the tentative deal after a marathon 20-hour negotiating session...

 

Ukrainian president: Mass grave found near recaptured city

IZIUM, Ukraine - Ukrainian authorities found a mass burial site near a recaptured northeastern city previously occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced Thursday night. The grave was discovered close to Izium in the Kharkiv region. "The necessary procedures have already begun there. More information -...

 

Federal bill aims to expand working hours for teens

Sep. 15—WASHINGTON — A new bill introduced by South Dakota's lone U.S. Representative aims to increase the number of hours teenagers are able to work during the school week, a move believed to increase work participation among youth as the nation grapples with low unemployment. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., on Thursday introduced the Teenagers Earning Everyday Necessary...

 

St. Paul man sentenced to 43 years in large sextortion case

A St. Paul man was sentenced Wednesday to 43 years in prison for running an online pornography scheme that victimized more than 1,000 girls across the United States. Yue Vang, 31, created fake female profiles online to entice girls to create sexually explicit video images and send them to him, according to prosecutors. Vang knew they were all under 16 because their ages were...

 

Seven healthy lifestyle habits linked to lower risk of dementia in people with diabetes

A combination of seven healthy lifestyle habits including sleeping seven to nine hours daily, exercising regularly and having frequent social contact was associated with a lower risk of dementia in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the September 14, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the...

 

'Just a terrific week'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It's been a banner week for Native women trailblazers at all levels of U.S. government. On Monday, the White House announced Elizabeth Carr, a citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, as the first-ever Tribal Advisor to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The creation of...

 

'I am humbled and deeply honored': Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) joins U.S. Congress

Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) delivers her first speech after being sworn in as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives on September 13, 2022. The text of her remarks on the floor of the chamber, as prepared for delivery, follow. Madam Speaker, I thank Leader [Steny] Hoyer for the very kind introduction and most especially for his words about my predecessor, Congressman...

 

Tribally owned Connecticut Sun seek WNBA Finals win

The Connecticut Sun of the WNBA are trying to win the organization’s first championship but the team already has a historic first under its belt. In the late ‘90s, the Mohegan Tribe bought the then Orlando Miracle and became the first tribe to own a professional sports team. The team was later renamed the Connecticut Sun and relocated to Connecticut. Mohegan Chairman James...

 

INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN ARREST – DRUGS SEIZED

Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on September 10th 2022, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, pursuant to an investigation into the use, sales and trafficking of illegal controlled substances, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Crow Wing County, with the assistance of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. During the investigation, 452 grams (one pound) of suspected...

 

Attorney General Ellison investigating unlawful and dangerous public nuisances

With assistance of Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, investigating whether Merwin Liquors and Winner Gas Station in Minneapolis are maintaining or permitting unlawful activity on their property SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that his Office, with the assistance of the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, has...

 

Advancing Efforts to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Biden-Harris Administration to Host Native Languages Summit

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Education and Health and Human Services today announced that the annual Native Languages Summit will be held on Oct. 4 in Oklahoma City. The Speaking Sovereignty Summit – which will be hosted this year by the Bureau of Indian Education – supports Indigenous communities seeking to protect, revitalize and...

 

Beltrami County Board of Commissioners seeking public comment on Jail Project Feasibility Study & Needs Assessment

Bemidji, MN-- September 15, 2022: The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners is currently collecting public comment on the Beltrami County Jail Project. On August 24, 2022, the board of commissioners received a final report on a Jail Project Feasibility and Needs Assessment. This detailed report addressed the deficiencies of the current facility as well as projections of our fu...

 

Lady Warriors Volleyball Team drops home opener to Indus 3-1

The Red Lake Lady Warriors Volleyball Team dropped their home opener to Indus 3-1 on Thursday, September 15, 2022. Red Lake Junior Varsity were winners in the earlier match 2-0....

 

Annual Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah - Saturday Night Session - P9

Annual Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah Obashiing Labor Day Princess Jasinda Kingbird Obashiing Labor Day Brave Kordae kingbird Ponemah Parade Winners: Kiddie 1st - Ymanni Burris - $200 2nd - Waylen Johnson Cloud - $150 3rd - Cataleya Burris 4th - Olivianna Zamora & Judy Honorable Mentions Devin Johnson Coburn Johnson...

 

Annual Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah - Friday Night Session - P9

Annual Labor Day Pow Wow held in Ponemah Obashiing Labor Day Princess Jasinda Kingbird Obashiing Labor Day Brave Kordae kingbird Ponemah Parade Winners: Kiddie 1st - Ymanni Burris - $200 2nd - Waylen Johnson Cloud - $150 3rd - Cataleya Burris 4th - Olivianna Zamora & Judy Honorable Mentions Devin Johnson Coburn Johnson...

 

Ground Blessing Ceremony for New Ponemah Pow Wow Grounds held in Ponemah - P10

A Ground Blessing Ceremony for the New Ponemah Pow Wow Grounds was held in Ponemah on Thursday, September 1, 2022, one day before the start of their Annual Labor Day Celebration....

 

Warriors Football Team lose home opener to New York Mills - P10

The Red Lake Warriors Football Team lost their home opener to New York Mills on Thursday, September 1, 2022, playing under the lights once again after many years of earlier games. Red Lake will travel to Red Lake County Central on September 9, Bagley on September 16 and be back at home hosting Wadena at 5:30...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair 2022: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow - P19

Red Lake Nation Fair 2022: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow New 2022-2023 Red Lake Royality Red Lake Nation Princess: Shai Donnell Red Lake Nation Junior Princess: Marzia Kingbird Red Lake Nation Senior Brave: Martrez Kirkie Red Lake Nation Junior Brave: Biidwe Kingbird Horseshoe Tournament winners Girls 1st Place Ceangela Pemberton...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair 2022: Saturday Afternoon Parade - P19

Red Lake Nation Fair 2022: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow New 2022-2023 Red Lake Royality Red Lake Nation Princess: Shai Donnell Red Lake Nation Junior Princess: Marzia Kingbird Red Lake Nation Senior Brave: Martrez Kirkie Red Lake Nation Junior Brave: Biidwe Kingbird Horseshoe Tournament winners Girls 1st Place Ceangela Pemberton...

 

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