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BP: 'One who walks alone' walks on: Trailblazing American Indian leader Larry Aitken dies at age 74

LEECH LAKE—Larry Aitken, a luminary of American Indian education, passed away early Thursday. He was 74. Aitken—whose name in Ojibwemowin means "one who walks alone"—blazed a trail for American Indian educators and leaders who have gone on to earn well-regarded positions in Minnesota and Bemidji-area academia...

 

In Rochester, Trump urges Minnesota Republicans to turn out in November

ROCHESTER – President Donald Trump predicted a “very big surprise” in Minnesota in the upcoming midterm elections as he urged Republicans gathered here Thursday to support candidates who will back his agenda. “This is supposed to be a Democrat state. … I don’t think so,” Trump said to loud cheers. He...

 

Trade war draws a line between Minnesota soybean farmers, and a wide price gap appears

The trade war with China is falling hardest on soybean farmers west and northwest of the Twin Cities, who are being offered substantially less money than farmers in southern Minnesota this fall. A wide gap has opened in soybean prices around the state just as farmers are bringing in the 2018 harvest....

 

BP: A high school cheerleader gave out pot brownies to win homecoming votes, police say

A few days before her high school's homecoming game, a cheerleader in Hartford, Michigan, allegedly executed a sophisticated plot for the title of queen. Police told local TV station WWMT that the 17-year-old wanted to be crowned homecoming queen at Hartford High School so badly that she showed up to school with a...

 

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $300 Million for Federal Lands & Tribal Projects

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register making $300 million available through its Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects (NSFLTP) Program. Funding under this program...

 

Equipping Youth Serving Organizations

I had a friend this week take a screen shot of his youth protection training certificate and send it to me with a positive note about how comprehensive it was and how he feels he is better equipped to coach. A different friend reached out to me this week with concerns about boundary violations she was seeing in the...

 

Study: Elementary School Student Support Reduces High School Dropout

Elementary school students who participated in a comprehensive support intervention in the Boston public school district had about half the odds of dropping out of high school as students not in the intervention, according to a new study in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Educational...

 

Georgia awarded $2.5 million in federal funds for school safety

Prompted by the school shooting on Valentine’s Day in Parkland, Fla. , federal officials Tuesday announced $70 million in grants to improve school safety. The Trump Administration will allocate the grants through the Justice Department. The money will go to more than 40 states via dozens of law enforcement agencies,...

 

Lady Warriors come out on top in 3-2 win over tough Kelliher-Northome Mustangs - P6

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, coming off a win on September 20th at home over Fon du lac, held off Kelliher-Northome on Thursday, September 27th in five-games to take the victory. Red Lake won the first game, lost the second, won the third game and lost the...

 

Lady Warriors hold off Fon du Lac in three game set - P11

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors, coming off a tough loss to Cass Lake on Tuesday, held off Fon du Lac on Thursday, September 20th in three games to take the victory. Earlier the Junior Varsity also won 2-0 in their best of three game set. Red Lake is now 2-2 on...

 

Lady Warriors edged out by Cass Lake 3-2 in Red Lake - P13

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Cass Lake on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, winning the first and third set, but losing the second, fourth and fifth set. Prior to the varsity game, the Jr. High and Jr. Varsity defeated were both victorious in two games. Red...

 

Warriors fall to Walker-Hackensack-Akley in home opener 47-0 - P15

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warrior Football team has their home opener on Friday, September 14, 2018, losing their third game of the season. The Warriors had to forfeit their first game on August 31 with Badger/Greenbush/Middle River because of a bus driver issue, and...

 

Lady Warriors win home opener against Indus - P16

The Red Lake Lady Warriors hosted Indus on Thursday, September 13, 2018, winning the set in 3 games. Earlier, the JV defeated Indus in two games. Red Lake is now 1-1 on the season and will host Cass Lake on September 18, host Fon du Lac on September 20 and host...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow: Saturday Afternoon Session - P25

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow: Saturday Afternoon Session The new 2018-19 O-Bah-Shiing (Ponemah) Labor Day Royalty. Princess: Jade Cloud Brave: KaVern Kingbird Obashing Singing Contest 1st Place-Warpaint 2nd Place-High Noon 3rd Place-Southern Boyz 4th Place-Standing Horse...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow: Friday Evening Session - P25

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow: Saturday Afternoon Session The new 2018-19 O-Bah-Shiing (Ponemah) Labor Day Royalty. Princess: Jade Cloud Brave: KaVern Kingbird Obashing Singing Contest 1st Place-Warpaint 2nd Place-High Noon 3rd Place-Southern Boyz 4th Place-Standing Horse...

 

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P30

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session...

 

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Parade - P30

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Saturday Parade...

 

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P30

Red Lake Fair and Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session...

 

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Fort Laramie Treaty with the Sioux and Arapaho

The 1868 Treaty with the historically known as the Sioux (Dakota, Lakota and Nakota) and Arapaho, often called the Treaty of Fort Laramie, established the Great Sioux Reservation, lands west of the Missouri River set aside for exclusive use by the Sioux Nation. The reserve included Heha Sapa, the Black Hills, sacred to...

 
 Events   

Are you interested on becoming a child care provider and want more information?

Are you interested on becoming a child care provider and want more information? We will be holding meetings on Wednesday's in each district from 6-9 PM October 3rd,2018 @ New Little Rock Community Center October 10th, 2018 @ Red Lake Community Center October 17lh,2Ot8...

 

2019 individual and small group health insurance rates announced

The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently announced final 2019 individual and small group health insurance rates. The rates, which determine how much consumers will pay for their health insurance across plans, mark the second year of stable or decreasing premiums in the individual market. According to the report...

 

American Indian College Fund Co-Sponsors National Dialogue on Native Teacher Education at National Indian Education Association Conference

Oct. 4, 2018, Denver, Colo.— To ensure that Native parents and communities control the education of their children while strengthening and creating a national dialogue about indigenous culture-based teacher education, the American Indian College Fund is co-sponsoring a pre-conference work session and will join four s...

 

7 area American Indian tribes gather to celebrate long-awaited federal recognition

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) -- Seven local American Indian Tribes celebrated their federal tribal recognition with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on Wednesday. The event took place at Werowocomoco along the York River. It’s believed this site was a place of leadership and spiritual importance to American...

 

Opioid Crisis: Native Nations strike back against opioid use, misuse

SEATTLE, Washington – To Angela Ridley, Nooksack, opioid addiction sneaked into her household like a thief in the night. Her then-husband had been prescribed Vicodin and oxycodone after he sustained a back injury at his job in heavy construction. The doctor told him he could go back to work –- “Just take it...

 

The Latest: Victim in fatal sink hole crash was French woman

PHOENIX — The Latest on wet weather and flooding in the Southwest (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Authorities say a French citizen was killed after a driver lost control on a stretch of a northern Arizona highway that collapsed from storm damage. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/the-latest-tr...

 

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