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Articles from the September 17, 2021 edition

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Sandra Marie Skinaway

Sandra Marie Skinaway November 18, 1965 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 55) Sandra Marie Skinaway, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. Visitation will begin at dusk on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the East Lake Ceremonial Building in East Lake-McGregor, and will continue...

 

Patricia "Patty" Mense-Christianson

Patricia "Patty" Mense-Christianson May 24, 1949 - September 10, 2021 Patty was born May 24, 1949 in Fort Totten ND to Fred Mense and Louise Blackbird, but was raised by her grandmother Florence Blackbird. Patty held various jobs with Spirit Lake Tribe, Cankdeska Cikana community College and Four Winds School. Patty received...

 

Vernon Kenneth Connor

Vernon Kenneth Connor June 24, 1964 - September 15, 2021 Vernon K. Connor, 57, passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at his home. A full obit will be posted. A Wake will be held from 5:00PM - 10:00PM on Tuesday, September 21 at the Nett Lake Baptist Church. The Funeral Service will be held the next day on Wednesday,...

 

Murder charges filed in death of Minneapolis 12-year-old

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a teenager who they suspect of fatally shooting 12-year-old London Bean at a north Minneapolis apartment complex last week. Jeremiah Marquise Grady, 18, of Minneapolis was charged with second-degree murder in the Sept. 8 killing of Bean outside Grady's apartment building at N. 8th...

 

More than 400 coronavirus infections linked to pre-K-12 schools in Minnesota

More than 400 coronavirus infections were reported in the week ending Sept. 4 among pre-K-12 students and workers who were likely infectious while inside school buildings, the Minnesota Department of Health reported on Thursday. The total of 410 more than doubles the 152 from the previous week. While the increase is not...

 

St. Paul man arrested, another man sought in quadruple murder

The murder of his daughter left Damone Presley Sr. angry and wracked with grief, but it was also confusing. First there was the discovery of her body, tucked into an abandoned SUV with three others in a Wisconsin cornfield more than an hour from her home. "Who could have done this?" and "Why here?" he wondered at a vigil held...

 

Minneapolis homicide victim identified by friends, colleagues as popular teacher

A man who was fatally shot earlier this week and crashed the car he was driving onto a highway in north Minneapolis was an "influential and beloved" teacher at a nearby charter school, former colleagues confirmed. School officials in a statement identified the victim as Harvey Williams, who police say was fatally shot Tuesday evening by a suspect or suspects. The charter...

 

Obama endorses Trudeau in the Canadian election

TORONTO - Barack Obama endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday in the Canadian election, calling him an effective leader in a rare endorsement of a Canadian candidate by a former American president. It is the second time Obama has done it. Obama also urged Canadians to re-elect the Liberal leader in Canada's...

 

1 in 3 COVID-19 patients suffers from long COVID, CDC study finds

LOS ANGELES - A new study has found that one in three people who survived COVID-19 suffer from long COVID. The study of Long Beach residents published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday found that these long COVID patients reported at least one symptom of COVID-19 two months after first testing...

 

DNR fines Enbridge $3.3 million for breaching aquifer during Line 3 construction

DULUTH -- Minnesota regulators have fined Enbridge $3.32 million for breaching an aquifer near Clearbrook when it deviated from its construction plans of the Line 3 oil pipeline, leading to the release of more than 24 million gallons of groundwater. In a news release Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...

 

Here's What's Going On In Indian Country: Sept. 17

There's no shortage of art and entertainment in Indian Country this week: A stand-up comedy set from Indian Country's baddest and bawdiest Auntie, a major Oklahoma museum opening studded with Indian Country celebrities, a fashion-focused discussion with three sizzling-hot Indigenous style influencers and the opening of a...

 

Native American Woman on FBI List Arrested for Allegedly Selling Drugs on Reservation

SALT LAKE CITY - The FBI Salt Lake City Field Office announced the arrest of Marlina Nannett Martinez this afternoon. Martinez was wanted for her alleged involvement in possessing and distributing drugs on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana. In June, the Salt Lake field office issued a "Wanted by the FBI" notice to...

 

Man charged in 2012 death of Native student

A man has been charged with murder in the 2012 beating death of a North Carolina college student, police announced Thursday. Chapel Hill police reported in a news conference that Miguel Enrique Olivares, 28, of Durham, was arrested in connection with the beating death of Faith Hedgepeth, Haliwa-Saponi, at her off-campus apartment. Olivares was charged with first-degree murder...

 

North Dakota tribal leaders call for split House districts

BISMARCK, N.D. — Some North Dakota tribal leaders appealed to lawmakers Wednesday to split legislative House districts that include reservations, a move they believe will increase the odds for electing American Indians to the Legislature. Mike Faith, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, told the Republican-led committee in charge of redrawing new legislative boundaries...

 

Twelve Tribes Selected for Participation in Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice has selected an additional 12 federally recognized Tribes to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information (TAP), a program that provides tribal governments with means to access, enter and exchange data with national crime information systems, including those maintained by the FBI Criminal...

 

Lawmakers and Advocates Push State and Federal Legislation to Protect and Expand Access to Abortion

St. Paul, MN -- Lawmakers and advocates gathered virtually on Thursday to discuss the state of abortion access and call for state and federal legislation to protect and expand abortion access in Minnesota and nationwide. This month, Texas enacted the most oppressive abortion ban in the country’s history, banning abortion at six weeks of pregnancy, before most people know...

 

Job Growth Continues in August

St. Paul – Minnesota’s unemployment rate improved slightly and dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.8% in August due to people moving out of unemployment and into employment, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Minnesota’s labor force participation rate held steady at 67.8% in August....

 

Indian Affairs Announces $500,000 in NABDI 2021 Grants Awarded to 10 Federally Recognized Tribes

WASHINGTON – Indian Affairs’ Office of Indian Economic Development (OIED) announced today that its Native American Business Development Institute (NABDI) program has awarded business development grants totaling $500,000 to 10 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes. The funding will enable the Tribes’ leaders to better evaluate and identify viable...

 

Attorney General Ellison announces nearly $2M settlement with StubHub

September 16, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that his office has reached a settlement with California-based StubHub, Inc. over the company’s refusal to pay refunds to consumers for concerts, sports events, and other events that were cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the settlement, StubHub will pay $1.87...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Saturday Afternoon Session - P9

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Friday Evening Session 48th Annual Obaashiing Labor Day Celebration 2021 Singing Contest results: 1st Place-Motown (6125pts) 2nd Place-Mandaree (5850pts) 3rd Place-Ptown (5735pts) 4th Place-Crossroads (5620pts) 5th Place-Southern Boyz (5595pts) 6th Place-Southern Style (5585pts) Blazing Bear...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Friday Evening Session - P9

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow 2021: Friday Evening Session 48th Annual Obaashiing Labor Day Celebration 2021 Singing Contest results: 1st Place-Motown (6125pts) 2nd Place-Mandaree (5850pts) 3rd Place-Ptown (5735pts) 4th Place-Crossroads (5620pts) 5th Place-Southern Boyz (5595pts) 6th Place-Southern Style (5585pts) Blazing Bear...

 

Red Lake, Redby and Little Rock Communities offer Drive Thru Back to School Event - P15

The Red Lake, Redby and Little Rock Communities collaborated to offer Drive Thru Back to School Event on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 1 PM at the Red Lake Center. A cook-out style meal was served at the new Red Lake Community Center, and backpacks with school supplies was given away at the old Red Lake Center. Almost 500...

 

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday - P21

Redby "Honor The Youth" Powwow held on Saturday...

 

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Thursday Afternoon Pow Wow - P63

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

Red Lake Celebrates its own Independence Day: Wednesday Afternoon Pow Wow - P64

Red Lake celebrated its own Independence Day on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 starting with a feast at 4 PM at the Red Lake Humanities Center, followed by the first of three-days of pow wows and other activities. Some events were postponed due to rain and held on the following day. However, earlier in the day a Horseshoe Tournament was...

 

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