Articles from the October 4, 2012 edition

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Red Lake DNR: Recommendations for Days with Smoky Conditions

The Wannaska Fire complex (ten miles northwest) of Upper Red Lake is causing smoke in the towns of Red Lake, Redby, and Ponemah, Link to Wannaska Fire Complex Although it may smell good, smoke isn’t good for you. Healthy people may not be at risk from smoke, but it’s still a good idea to avoid breathing it in when possible....

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P14

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P14 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P14

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P14 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P16

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P16 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P17

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P17 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P18

Red Lake Nation Fair and Pow Wow 2012 - P18 - Sunday Afternoon Session...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P20

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P21

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P22

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P23

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

Unity Riders honored those lost in the aftermath of the 2005 Red Lake High School shootings and others P24

On Saturday the Unity Riders continued on their journey to the Red Lake High School for a Memorial Ceremony, and on to the Red Lake Pow Wow Grounds for a Healing Ceremony. They had traveled from Spirit Lake, North Dakota, about a 250 mile journey. After the Healing Ceremony and delivering a ceremonial staff for the Red Lake...

 

DNR Forestry Division closes some forest roads in Lake of the Woods County due to fire danger

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division is closing several forest roads at the end of the day Tuesday to protect public safety and to provide unimpeded access for firefighting resources. The North Minnie Fire near Fourtown has grown at least 4 miles to the northeast with the strong winds and low humidity on Tuesday. This fire has traveled about 8...

 

Covered in smoke: Despite haze, slower day for wildfires Wednesday

BEMIDJI – A cover of smoke wafted across Minnesota’s northern tier Wednesday as firefighters again battled wildland fires throughout the region. The stinky haze prompted dozens of phone calls to first responders in Bemidji and Beltrami County. By noon Wednesday, the Bemidji fire house had fielded about 35 calls about the smoke. That resulted in several emails to media...

 

Smoke drift from NW Minnesota fires being reported across northern Minnesota

Northern Minnesota residents may notice smoke in the sky as it drifts from active Northwestern Minnesota fires. Residents in the Bemidji, Deer River and Grand Rapids areas have reported seeing smoke in the sky. Smoke is being carried by strong winds out of the northwest and are being held close to the ground by inversion. The inversion is expected to lift by mid-day, but...

 
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ACLU-MN north office announces “Call for Artists” for 4th annual art exhibit, “Art from Within”

Bemidji—The Greater Minnesota Racial Justice Project North, of the American Civil Liberties Union-Minnesota is now accepting applications for the fourth annual “Art from Within” exhibit, slated for April 2013. The Art from Within show features artwork that gives a personal and compelling view into the lives of real people...

 

State asks court not to block Minn. wolf hunt

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State officials have asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals to reject an attempt by animal welfare groups to block the resumption of wolf hunting in the state....

 

Foster Care Coordinator - Red Lake Family & Children Services

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Foster Care Coordinator Red Lake Family & Children Services Red Lake, MN 56671 Open: October 3, 2012 Closes: Friday October 19th, 2012 Primary Function: To provide recruitment, screening, monitoring and case management services for of all Red Lake Foster Homes on the Reservation. Family & Children Services...

 

Minnesota Voters Raise Their Diverse Voices for Voting Rights

When Minnesota voters head to the polls this November, they’ll decide on whether to amend their state’s constitution to “require all voters to present valid photo identification to vote,” and to mandate the state issue free ID to eligible voters beginning in July of 2013. As we reported this summer, the amendment’s language is plagued with problems. So much so, that...

 

Smoke due to wildfire north of Bemidji area

BEMIDJI – Smoke in the area is coming from a wildfire raging across northern Beltrami County. It also has prompted a warning from emergency responders for those with health concerns. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, those who are asthmatic or on oxygen are advised to keep their windows shut and have extra oxygen on hand. They may even...

 

R2AC Awards Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants

Region 2 Arts Council (R2AC) recently awarded $58,161 through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program, to arts organizations and non-profits in Beltrami, Hubbard, and Lake of the Woods counties. The funds will be used to create opportunities for arts access, arts education, and cultural heritage activities that build bridges between Minnesotans. These funds are made avail...

 

Job fair aims to pair workers, employers

BEMIDJI – Of 11 regional centers throughout Minnesota, the Bemidji area has the highest unemployment rate at more than 7 percent, Dave Hengel, executive director of Greater Bemidji, reported Tuesday to Beltrami County Board of Commissioners....

 
 By Pat Miller    Sports    October 4, 2012

Area roundup: Blackduck wins third straight

“The kids came to play,” said Blackduck coach Trey Volk. “Cass Lake opened on offense and on the first play from scrimmage Brad Kusper deflected a pass and Trey Volk intercepted. We took the ball down and scored. “On their next possession Dominic Anderson intercepted a pass and ran it in for a touchdown,” Volk said. It was that kind of a night. The Drakes forced CL-B...

 

Melvina Marie LaBatte

Melvina Marie LaBatte, age 91, of Sisseton, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. She was born on April 16, 1921 in Veblen, South Dakota the daughter of James Wanna and Nora Greeley. Survived by a son: Dennis Hisgun Sr.; daughters: Joann Hisgun and Wanda LaBatte; 21 grandchhildren, 65 great grandchildren & 15 great, great grandchildren; Alma...

 

October Proclaimed National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, First Nations Development Institute is a technical assistance provider that works closely with the 20 tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions located in 14 states. The coalitions build allies and partnerships at the local, state, regional and national levels. They advocate...

 
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Region 2 Arts Council Kicks Off a Year of Arts Collaboration with a Soiree

Are you an arts enthusiast who’d like to collaborate with others to bring more art to our communities? Are you an individual artist with an arts project idea to share? Are you an organization or business seeking collaborative partners for an arts event? Region 2 Arts Council invites artists, arts organizations, non-profits, businesses, town and city officials, and arts...

 

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