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COVID-19 Update - Friday, September 24, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 – COVID-19 Update Red Lake Nation: Active cases: 60* *36 in Red Lake *5 in Redby *5 in Ponemah *10 in Little Rock *4 in Bemidji (Resides in Bemidji - tested at RL IHS) Of the 60 active cases: *32 are minors *15 adults were fully vaccinated Total cases: 714 Total Recovered: 654 Deaths: 12 [Updated...

 

Ryan James Robinson

Ryan James Robinson August 24, 2011 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 10) Ryan James Robinson, 10 years young, "Anakwad" which means "Cloud", of Walker, Minnesota began his journey to the spirit world on September 21st, 2021, from his home. He was born on August 24th, 2011, in Bemidji, MN to Erin (Chase) Cash and Terrance Robinson, Jr....

 

Esther Lillian (Whitmarsh) Jackson

Esther Lillian (Whitmarsh) Jackson April 21, 1946 ~ September 14, 2021 (age 75) An obituary is not available at this time for Esther Lillian (Whitmarsh) Jackson. We welcome you to provide your thoughts and memories on our Tribute Wall. Gathering of Family and Friends Saturday September 25, 2021 1:00 PM Veterans Memorial...

 

Eligio "Licho" Saldaña Flores

Eligio "Licho" Saldaña Flores December 1, 1932 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 88) Eligio "Licho" Saldaña Flores 88 years old of Cass Lake, MN. Passed away 09-18-2021 at the Bemidji Sanford Hospital with his children by his side. Licho was born on 12-01-1932 to Enriqueta Medina Saldana & Pioquinto Prado Flores in Batesville,...

 

Amtrak passengers stranded at St. Paul Union Depot following deadly derailment

A deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana over the weekend left passengers stranded at St. Paul's Union Depot, where all westbound trains from Chicago now end until at least Tuesday or when the derailment site is cleared. Elena Gubina, 67, of North Potomac, Md., purchased a vacation package through Amtrak that was to take her from...

 

Home is where the win is: Vikings beat Seahawks 30-17

The Vikings had gone 21 months without the ear-splitting home-field advantage they enjoy when U.S. Bank Stadium is full. They'd gone 142 since they last beat the Seahawks, losing six outdoor regular-season games and one fateful, frigid playoff game to Russell Wilson since then. On Sunday, the Vikings' two long-awaited hopes...

 

Since MnDOT rebuilt Lafayette Bridge, crashes are up fourfold

Crashes on the northbound side of the Lafayette Bridge have increased fourfold since the span on the east side of downtown St. Paul opened six years ago after it was rebuilt. In the coming months, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will install an overhead electronic message board that will display information to help...

 

Man, sleeping boy grazed by gunfire on Portland Avenue in Minneapolis

Minneapolis police say a boy was grazed by a bullet early Sunday morning while he was sleeping in bed, the apparent victim of a stray bullet from two cars exchanging gunfire. Police responded to a call about gunfire in the 2400 block of Portland Avenue S. about 3:12 a.m. to find a boy who had suffered a wound on the side of his head while he was sleeping, police said. The boy...

 

Lynx season ends abruptly with playoff loss to Chicago

The Minnesota Lynx's playoff run ended abruptly Sunday at Target Center. In a single-elimination second-round game, the Chicago Sky advanced to the WNBA semifinals with an 89-78 victory over the third-seeded Lynx. Sudden as it was, it was not a fluke. The Sky – which advanced to the game with a first-round win over Dallas ...

 

Small but vocal group of Minnesotans are shunning businesses with unvaccinated employees

While visiting a tavern in Wisconsin, a masked Jim Smart noticed the bartender wasn't wearing a mask. He asked if she was vaccinated. "She said no, 'I don't believe in the science.' I said, 'What about the people in the kitchen?' She went to ask and came back and said, 'They don't want to tell you,' " said Smart. "I said, screw...

 

Criminal cases against Line 3 protesters stress rural Minnesota legal system

Maya Stovall was a student at Carleton College helping organize on climate issues when she learned about the Line 3 oil pipeline. She decided to travel to northern Minnesota to join the protests against the pipeline - and kept going back. "Fighting Line 3 felt like the thing to be doing," said Stovall, 20, who is from Illinois...

 

Old Crossing Treaty Day

On October 2, 2021, Red Lake will recognize the 1863 Old Crossing Treaty with a celebration of several events at Old Crossing Treaty Memorial Park at Huot, MN. Back in the September 2013, the Red Lake Tribal Council established a Tribal holiday to acknowledge Red Lake's only treaty with the US in which it gave up millions of...

 

The Media Needs to Get Past the "Missing White Woman Syndrome"

OPINION. In July, Gabby Petito, 22, began a four-month trip across the country with her fiancé to visit national parks along the way. By September 1, something had obviously gone amiss when Petito's fiancé returned to his home in Florida without her. Ten days later, Petito's mother filed a missing person report. Since the...

 

Lummi Nation Woman Reported Missing While Vacationing in Las Vegas, Found Alive

Las Vegas, Nev.-A woman from the Lummi Nation in Washington has been found alive in Las Vegas after her family filed a missing persons report with various law enforcement agencies. Reatha Finkbonner was on vacation while in Las Vegas with her fiancé and friends when she went missing on September 3, 2021. "I'm glad she has been...

 

President Biden Delivers Remarks on the COVID-19 Response and the Vaccination Program

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everyone. As I’ve said before, we have the tools to beat COVID — COVID-19 — if we come together as a country and use the tools we have. Earlier this month, I laid out a six-part plan for the fall that does just that: One, vaccinate the unvaccinated, including with new requirements; two, keep vaccinated — keep the vaccinated protected;...

 

Shuffle off the buffalo: Groups push to ship, not shoot, Canyon bison

WASHINGTON – A planned hunt of bison on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon this week appears to be moving forward, despite last-minute pleas by lawmakers in Colorado to move the animals there instead. The hunt, which has been in the works for months, is just one way the National Park Service hopes to reduce the size of the...

 

Tesla opens store on Native land

NAMBÉ, N.M. — Carmaker Tesla has opened a store and repair shop on Native land for the first time, marking a new approach to its yearslong fight to sell cars directly to consumers and cut car dealerships out of the process. The white-walled, silver-lettered Tesla store, which opened last week, sits in Nambé Pueblo, north of Santa Fe, on tribal land that's not subject to...

 

End of Softball Season Celebration held in Redby - P2

The End of Softball Season Celebration was held in Redby at the Art Thunder Softball Field on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. It was their 29th year. They started registering for prizes at 5:00 PM by the bleachers with drawings to take place at 6:30 PM. They started feeding shortly after 5 PM, with a cup of lemonade from Tom...

 
 By Steve Grove    News    September 27, 2021

A guide for navigating funding available for business growth

Right now, it’s hard to overstate just how much opportunity there is to receive funding and support from government to help grow our economy. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan has created an extraordinary slate of programs available for economic recovery, and funds appropriated by the state legislature during the 2021 legislative session put forth hundreds of millions...

 

Attorney General Ellison obtains guilty plea for over $1 million in Medicaid fraud

September 23, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison today announced that his office obtained a plea of guilty against a licensed marriage and family therapist who led a network that defrauded Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (“Medicaid”) program out of over $1 million. “It’s shameful when any service provider defrauds the Medicaid program. They...

 

Attorney General Ellison secures $66,000 to benefit foster children and a permanent charitable-sector ban against directors of Minnesota nonprofit A Place to Call Home

September 23, 2021 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has filed three settlement agreements in Ramsey County District Court requiring Genevieve LaVoi, a board member of the charity A Place to Call Home (“APCH”), to pay back $66,000 in charitable funds that she used for her personal benefit. The settlements also permanently ban LaVoi and two former...

 

BIA Announces Tribal Climate Resilience Grants Totaling $13.84 Million Awarded For FY 2021

WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced today its Fiscal Year 2021 Tribal Climate Resilience Program (TCRP) funding awards providing more than $13.84 million to dozens of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Tribal Nations and organizations to support their climate adaptation planning, ocean and coastal management planning, capacity building, and...

 

MinnesotaCare coverage to cost less through 2022

Approximately 100,000 Minnesotans will save up to $52 a month on their MinnesotaCare premiums through the end of 2022. The premium relief benefits low-income workers who have experienced some of the most severe economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The reductions stem from the federal American Rescue Plan Act and were approved this year by the Minnesota Legislature and...

 

MnDOT maintenance work begins October 1 on Highway 71 west of Kabekona

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Motorists traveling on Highway 71 from Kabekona to Highway 200, can expect maintenance operations beginning October 1, as MnDOT crews begin brush work. The maintenance work is estimated to be complete by mid-October, weather permitting. reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones. For real-time traffic and travel...

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces final recovery plan for the eastern massasauga rattlesnake

How do you save a venomous snake from extinction? Some may even ask, why do we want to? We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have worked with our partners to finalize a recovery plan for the eastern massasauga rattlesnake, a shy, reclusive snake listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The final plan is now ava...

 

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