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Silent Auction for United Way

Silent Auction for United Way It’s a Silent Auction……. But we’re looking to make a lot of noise… ……and cash too! Stop by the WorkForce Center, 616 America Ave NW -Suite #220 in the Community Services Center & check out the treasures. Items will be displayed in Conference Rooms A & B. Auction bidding starts at 1pm on Thursday, October 4th and will end promptly at...

 
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The Sportsman’s Guide® leads Annual Coat Drive to Benefit US Soldiers and their Families

South St. Paul, MN - October 3, 2012 - The Sportsman’s Guide®, located in South St. Paul, is again joining forces with the South St. Paul Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Committee and hosting its annual Coat Drive to benefit US Soldiers and their families. The Coat Drive will start on Thursday, October 11, 2012 and run through Veterans Day (Observed), Monday, November 12, 2012....

 

UMD Presents "An American Indian Perspective on Land-Grant Universities"

The University of Minnesota Duluth will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1862 Morrill Act, with a forum “Land, Law and Education: An American Indian Perspective on Land-Grant Universities” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in UMD Kirby Ballroom. A panel of distinguished speakers will explore the complex history of native people, land and education. The keynote speaker at...

 
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Northwoods Wolf Alliance to co-sponsoring Wolf Walk in Duluth

Sandra Skinaway of Duluth has been active in efforts to stop the 2012 DNR Wolf Hunt. She is involved with the Howling for Wolves group from the twin cities and the Northwoods Wolf Alliance, which is a grassroots organization. They have held weekly Wolf Rallies in downtown Duluth since September 7th. They are generally every...

 
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Beltrami Electric Seeking Nominations for the 2012 Touchstone Energy® Community Award

Do you know an individual, association or business that has made outstanding contributions to the local community? Beltrami Electric is seeking applications for the Touchstone Energy® Community Award, which recognizes individuals, businesses, non-­‐profit and community groups that have shown a strong commitment to the...

 
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Red Lake High School will host an informational dinner: Staying on Track to Graduate

Parents/Guardians of Red Lake High School Seniors The High School will be hosting an informational dinner: Staying on Track to Graduate Please join us October 4, 2012 In the High School Cafeteria (Enter through the Gym Doors) Dinner will be served from 5:00-6:00 PM The following information will be shared from 6:00-6:30 1. The...

 

Plagiarism prompts censure by St. Francis school board

Schoolchildren in the St. Francis School District learn about plagiarism and the importance of academic honesty starting around fourth grade, said high school junior Derek Schumacher....

 

Statewide task force wants to improve school financing

Faced with what education officials say is a broken school funding system, a statewide task force is considering overhauling how Minnesota pays to educate students....

 

Mother Nature helps control Karlstad fire

Karlstad, Minn., headed from a firestorm toward a snowstorm Wednesday, with a wintry blast expected to bring a damp end to a siege of wildfires that destroyed 11 homes in the city and a handful of outbuildings across northwestern Minnesota on Tuesday....

 

EPA to launch study of mercury in Minnesota infants

The federal government will investigate why infants born around Lake Superior have sometimes unhealthy levels of mercury in their blood, especially those along Minnesota's north shore....

 

The baby bust continues: Births down for 4th year

NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children....

 

SD reservation sees barrage of media attention

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota has for years attracted journalists and activists eager to tell the stories and share the plight of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/SD-reservation-sees-barrage-of-media-attention-3912937.php#ixzz28Kn0VEQR...

 

Justice Denied

“It’s not safe. There’s no safety. You can’t trust anybody. You got to protect yourself,” Rebekah Apachito says. As one of about 1,600 tribal members who live in the Navajo community of To’hajiilee, 90 miles west of Santa Fe, she has good reason to be afraid: According to federal crime data, Native American women are 10 times more likely than the average American...

 

SDSU Investigating Racial Harassment Incident

BROOKINGS, SD - South Dakota State University says it is investigating an incident of racial harassment at a residence hall on campus....

 

Oklahoma tribes work to prevent domestic violence

TULSA - Domestic violence in Indian country is a problem you may not have heard about. Read more: http://www.kjrh.com/dpp/news/local_news/tribes-work-to-prevent-domestic-violence#ixzz28KoBWn61...

 

Bathtubs to be made at Choctaw

Ribbon will be cut Thursday morning opening a new manufacturing facility on the Choctaw Indian Reservation where it will produce world-class products such as the Eco-Elite Series of walk-in bathtubs....

 

Winnipeg Sun publishes racist comments calling Indigenous people “cockroaches”

Jordan Houle was walking with his 19 year-old friend in a west-end neighbourhood in Winnipeg just after midnight Sunday when he and his friend were shot....

 

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