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Articles from the September 27, 2011 edition

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Alleged Cass Lake robbery results in charges

At least three individuals have been charged for their roles in a robbery that allegedly occurred last Wednesday in Cass Lake. Two victims were allegedly assaulted as they were kicked and struck by fists, a heavy flashlight and a crutch. Justin Lyle Cutbank, 25, of Duluth, Minn., and Hunter Craig Pemberton, 19, of Cass Lake, both have been charged with first-degree aggravated...

 

Deanna Kay White

Deanna Kay White, 27, of Cass Lake, MN, passed away at her home in Cass Lake on Saturday, September 24, 2011. She was born on October 6, 1983 the daughter of Darwin Whitebird and Constance White. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents Hartley and Lillian White, LeRoy Whitebird, Sr., numerous aunts, uncles and...

 

Adryan Sarah-Kathleen Kinchen-Wind

Adryan Sarah-Kathleen Kinchen-Wind, "Nii Gone Kway Zeince" which means Leading Little Girl. She was born into this world on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in Bemidji to Anthony Kinchen and Darlene Wind. Even though her time here was very short, she will be loved and missed by many family and friends. She was preceded in death by...

 
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Special School Board Meeting - Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

Special School Board Meeting - Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 3 PM - Administration Office...

 

USDA Highlights MyPlate: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined local leaders and nutrition advocates to encourage Americans to 'Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables,' the first themed message supporting the new MyPlate food icon. Vilsack also announced that support for MyPlate reached a historic milestone with more than 4,000 organizations joining...

 

MnDOT seeks public comments on 50-year transportation vision draft

The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comments through Oct. 21 on a draft 50-year vision for transportation in the state. The vision was developed with input from the public and diverse representatives of the transportation community who participated in advisory group meetings, public workshops and online during the past several months. The public can view...

 

DOC K-9s TAKE FIRST PLACE IN NATION

St. Paul – Five K-9 officers from the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) took first place as a department team at the 2011 U.S. Police Canine Association National Police Dog Trials. “The DOC team did an incredible job,” said K-9 Officer Rick Jennings. “Taking this first place goes a long way toward showing our...

 

Former Navajo Nation Police Officer Sentenced in Connection with the beating of Arizona man

WASHINGTON - Former Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety Police Officer Christine Lillie Thinn, 36, has been sentenced to six months in prison for a civil rights conviction in connection with the beating of Newton Charlie on Jan. 1, 2009. Thinn was also sentenced to serve six months of home confinement following her release. According to evidence presented at trial in June 2...

 

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Little Rock Community Board Meeting - Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Little Rock Community Board Meeting Thursday, September 29th, 2011 5:30 pm @ Little Rock Community Center Refreshments will be served If for any reason the Center is being used the meeting will take place at the Round House...

 
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AFL-CIO Next Up Young Worker Summit Hits Minnesota

Hundreds of young workers, organizers and students focus on movement building, organizing, social media and leadership development (Minneapolis, MN)– Hundreds of young people including organizers and students from across the country will meet in Minneapolis from September 29 to October 2 for the second national Next Up Young Workers Summit hosted by the AFL-CIO. The summit...

 

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Special election set for today; investigation started

A panel of judges Aug. 4 upheld a judge’s decision that the June 28 Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe secretary/treasurer election was invalid. A special election today will decide between Donald “Mick” Finn and Donald “Donnie” Headbird for the position vacated Feb. 8 when former Secretary/Treasurer Michael Bongo was voted out of office. Finn won the June 28 election by six v...

 

Reading in Common Lecture Now Available Online

Kent Nerburn, the author of this year’s Reading in Common book, The Wolf at Twilight, spoke at Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Nerburn was joined by the Native American father and son tandem of Raymond and Martin Sensmeier, who shared their experiences and insight as members of the Tlingit Tribe of Yakatut, Alaska....

 

Fergus Falls man turns in over 4 million pop tops

A Fergus Falls man is leaving Fargo tonight with a generous heart and an empty trailer. For the last 20 years Daryl Johnson has been collecting pop tabs…and we are talking a serious hobby here. This afternoon, Daryl and a friend drove a trailer full of 4 million tabs to Fargo to cash in on the 2 decade long collection. But Daryl isn’t keeping the money....

 
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Ribbon-cutting held for Paul Wrolstad Memorial Shelter at 3 Island Park

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday at the new Paul Wrolstad Memorial Shelter at 3 Island Park. The new warming house/picnic shelter was funded by a $20,000 Department of Natural Resources grant and a $11,000 Northwoods Snowmobile Club donation....

 

Oil refineries seek huge tax refunds that could force schools to give back money

PASADENA, Texas - Some of the nation's largest oil refineries are seeking huge tax refunds that could force school districts and local governments across Texas to give back tens of millions of dollars they were counting on to pay teachers and provide other services....

 

Cherokee councilman calls for investigation

On the eve of the second election for a Cherokee Nation principal chief, a Cherokee councilman has asked for an investigation into an alleged “backroom deal” involving Chad Smith, who is seeking re-election to his fourth term....

 

Cherokee Nation misses election pact deadline

TULSA, Okla. -- The Cherokee Nation missed deadlines last week to notify roughly 1,200 descendants of black slaves once owned by the Oklahoma tribe's members that they could vote in a special election for their new chief and to send absentee ballots to some of them. Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/09/26/3940184/apnewsbreak-cherokees-miss-election.html#...

 

Complaints Filed Against Miami-Area Tribal Payday Loan Companies

TULSA, Oklahoma -- An investigation of tribal-owned payday loan companies operating in Oklahoma finds that 30 percent of all the payday loan complaints filed at the Better Business Bureau are against seven companies, all located east of Tulsa in Miami....

 

How "payday" lenders pull off crippling rates

(CBS News) - OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - For Americans struggling in this economy, an advance on a paycheck can be a lifeline. These advances - also known as payday loans - have become a fast-growing business online, with nearly $11 billion lent out last year....

 

Payday lending bankrolls auto racer's fortune

Scott Tucker used stealth to become a millionaire. Now the mysterious businessman from Kansas is spending his fortune to become a famous auto racer....

 

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Weekly Roundup – September 19 – 25

In a win for tribal self-determination, the Court of Appeals ruled September 19 that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Indian Health Service (IHS) must contract with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe to operate its own clinic....

 

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