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Lavonne "Vonnie" M. Feather

Lavonne "Vonnie" M. Feather May 18, 1957 - September 11, 2020 Lavonne Mae Feather, "Maĥpiya To Winyan" (Blue Cloud Woman) 63 of rural Warwick ND passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at her home. Lavonne Mae Longie was born on May 18th, 1957 in Devils Lake ND, the daughter of Donald E. and Caroline L. (Ross) Longie. She gre...

 

Trump rally highlights tensions over race in Beltrami County

BEMIDJI, Minn. – As a movement for racial justice spread across America, residents protested in Paul Bunyan Park. Community leaders pushed for the police department to have a citizen advisory commission, questioning why the majority of jail detainees are Native American. The small Black community here found a greater voice in...

 

Protesters, police face off in downtown Minneapolis

Minneapolis police faced off with about 100 people gathered Thursday night in downtown Minneapolis to protest the lack of charges in Breonna Taylor's March shooting death by police in Louisville, Ky. The demonstrators, who began their rally near the federal courthouse and then marched to several sites around downtown, also...

 

Minnesota priest who says COVID-19 is a scam told to halt such preaching

A Twin Cities priest who had preached that COVID-19 was a man-made scam has been told by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to refrain from talking about such matters from the pulpit. The Rev. Robert Altier had delivered a 20-minute sermon Sept. 6, claiming COVID-19 was concocted in laboratories in the United States...

 

Parents sending COVID-19 infected kids to school, Wisconsin officials warn

to allow children back into classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic, they didn't plan for one scenario: Parents deliberately sending infected kids to school. Yet that's exactly what's happened multiple times in Washington and Ozaukee counties, health officials said this week. "Something that happened and continued to happen...

 

COVID-19 cases spike at two federal prisons in Minnesota

COVID-19 infections at two federal prisons in Minnesota are rising, with nearly half the inmates at one facility testing positive for the disease, raising concerns the virus could spread beyond prison walls. Nearly 300 of the 600 inmates at the women's prison in Waseca have contracted the virus, most in the past few weeks. Nine...

 

Seattle puts Lynx in 0-2 hole in WNBA semifnals

Even from a long way away, through the filter of a Zoom call, you could feel the frustration. Napheesa Collier was not happy. And not just because her Lynx team had dropped an 89-79 game to Seattle to fall into an 0-2 hole in the best-of-five WNBA semifinals. No, it was more the way it happened. https://www.s...

 

Target will hire 7,400 seasonal workers in Twin Cities for the holidays

Target will have twice as many workers dedicated to contactless services for drive-up and order pickup for the holiday season, as retailers prepare for an unusual shopping season while the country still grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. The Minneapolis-based retailer also plans to hire more seasonal team members to staff...

 

4 positive COVID-19 cases identified in Bemidji schools, district offers transparency

BEMIDJI -- Four lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified within the Bemidji Area Schools district since the start of school on Sept. 14. Bemidji High School, Gene Dillon, Lincoln Elementary and J.W. Smith Elementary each have had a confirmed case, and around 45 total students are quarantining, “out of an abundance of caution,” Superintendent Tim Lutz said...

 

First day of free COVID-19 saliva testing brings out hundreds in Duluth

DULUTH - About three hours into the first day of the free COVID-19 testing at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, nearly 300 people had been tested using the saliva tests. While the line was long out the door after opening around noon Wednesday, Sept. 23, by 2:30 p.m. it had largely receded. Shawn Baxley, the vice...

 

Drive-Up Flu Shots Available on Thursdays at Red Lake Hospital from 1 PM - 4 PM

RED LAKE, MN - Drive-up flu shots were available on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 from 1 PM until 4 PM at Red Lake Hospital, in the same area where they run their COVID-19 Testing. This will continue until further notice. Anyone wishing to get their flu shot were met by a person who took down very basic patient information and...

 

ATTENTION RED LAKE TRIBAL MEMBERS - CENSUS WORK AVAILABLE

The Red Lake Complete Count Committee is seeking 20 individuals to ride with and escort Census Bureau staff as they aim to complete the 2020 Census on the Red Lake Reservation. Individuals who are interested should check in tomorrow, September 25, 2020, at 9 AM outside of the Red Lake Tribal Government Center to be sworn in....

 

Health officials offering free COVID-19 testing in Bemidji September 29-Oct. 1

The Minnesota Department of Health is partnering with local public health officials to give people a chance to get a COVID-19 test if they would like to get tested. Over the next several weeks there will be testing opportunities in multiple communities around the state, including in Bemidji September 29 to October 1. Testing is...

 

Red Lake Boys and Girls Club receives $50,000 from anonymous donar

Sometimes when you help others, you get unexpected rewards. Data & Center Coordinator, Sheri Downwind, holds a Letter of Award from the National Boys and Girls Clubs of America; congratulating us on receiving an anonymous donation of $50,000! The funding will be used to continue our efforts to provide meals for our club...

 

Open House Celebration held for new Adaawe-Wigamig Business Center - P2

September 23, 2020 - Today the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Red Lake, Minnesota, was awarded a $3 million grant to construct the Tribe's Adaawe-Wigamig Business Center. The EDA grant, to be located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Opportunity Zone, will be matched with $214,789 in local funds and is expected to create 217 jobs,...

 

Red Lake Social Distance Gathering held in Ponemah - P23

PONEMAH, MN - On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a Social Distance Gathering was held at the Ponemah Pow Wpw Grounds from 1 PM until 7 PM. All usual safety measures pertaining to the COVID-19 virus remained in effect during the gathering, which included wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. The one-time event was...

 

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR - P13

Looking Back to August 2011 - Smokey Bear celebrates birthday at Red Lake DNR...

 

Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Warrior High School Football against Kellhier-Northome - P10

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

 

Looking Back to August 2006 - Back to School Fest - P5

Looking Back to August 2006 - Back to School Fest...

 

Looking Back to August 1999 - EMT Training at Red Lake Fire Department - P5

Looking Back to August 1999 - EMT Training at Red Lake Fire Department...

 

AG Ellison lends support in court to states' authority to regulate price-gouging

September 24, 2020 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today joined a bipartisan coalition of 30 states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in support of states’ authority to enforce price-gouging regulations to protect consumers during emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic. The bipartisan coalition is urging the...

 

Fall Farm to School Virtual Field Trip Series Announced

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) program is partnering with Midwest Dairy to host a series of free virtual field trips during October to celebrate the connection between K-12 students and local farmers in Minnesota. The series takes place during National Farm to School Month, offering participants a chance to celebrate the connection between...

 

House Approves Provisions of Peterson's Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act

(Washington D.C.) Today the House of Representative passed H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, that includes the provisions of Congressman Collin C. Peterson’s Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act. Since 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved 85 small refinery exemptions, reducing demand for renewable fuels like corn ethanol and...

 

Know Where and When to Apply Fall Nitrogen Fertilizer

St. Paul, MN: As the seasons change, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages farmers and commercial applicators to know where fall nitrogen fertilizer applications are restricted. Fall nitrogen fertilizer application is not recommended in all areas of the state due to environmental concerns or risks. Areas with coarse-textured soils or areas above fractured...

 

Peterson, Riggleman Introduce Amendment to Permanently Set Size of Supreme Court

(Washington, D.C.) Today Representatives Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) and Denver Riggleman (R-VA) introduced an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to permanently set the number of U.S. Supreme Court Justices at nine. The proposed amendment states: "The Supreme Court of the United States shall be composed of nine Justices”. “The Supreme Court is an important part of our...

 

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