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Trump leaves hospital briefly to greet supporters outside

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump briefly left the hospital Sunday in his car to wave to supporters gathered outside. The president's visit came shortly after he promised his supporters "a surprise" in a video posted a video on social media. "It's been a very interesting journey," Trump said in the video. "I learned a lot about COVID. I learned it by really going to...

 

Shots fired at Deputies, Suspect taken into custody

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, BEMIDJI, MN: On Thursday, October 1, 2020, at approximately 1331 hours, the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office 911 center received a call originating from the 17000 block of Highway 89 northwest, reporting that they were concerned for a family member that was displaying erratic behavior and was armed with a...

 

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, he said Friday. The positive test comes a month until the election and after the president has spent the year largely downplaying the threat of the virus. Trump's positive test comes just hours after the White House...

 

Tanya Marie Bunker

Tanya Marie Bunker July 13, 1971 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 49) Visitation will be held October 4th and 5th at 6:00pm at the White Earth Community Center. Funeral Service will be held October 6th at Noon at the White Earth Community Center with burial to follow at the Calvary Cemetery. Obituary to follow Services Visitation...

 

Nathaniel Todd LeBeau

Nathaniel Todd LeBeau April 17, 1990 - September 29, 2020 Nathaniel Todd LeBeau, April 17, 1990 ~ September 29, 2020 "Ista Oyate Wayankapi" (The People Watch Him) 30 of Bismarck and the Spirit Lake Nation passed away at Sanford Medical Center, Bismarck ND. Visitation for Nathaniel will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020 from...

 

Josephine Bellanger

Josephine Bellanger December 07, 1945 - October 01, 2020 Josephine Bellanger, age 74, of Detroit Lakes, MN, (formerly Hendrum, MN), died Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND. Josephine Bellanger was born December 7, 1945, in White Earth, MN, the daughter of Wilfred and Eulalia (Brisbois) LaFriniere. She gre...

 

Trump in 'quarantine process' after top aide gets COVID-19

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Thursday that he and first lady Melania Trump are beginning a "quarantine process" as they await coronavirus test results after a top aide he spent substantial time with this week tested positive for COVID-19. Trump's comments came after he confirmed that Hope Hicks, one his closest...

 

Minnesota school district rejects, and then reconsiders, state's guidelines for reopening amid pandemic

A rural school district southwest of the Twin Cities has become the first to test the limits of the state's guidelines for school reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The board of Sibley East Public Schools voted last month to shift from hybrid to in-person instruction for all students - rejecting the recommendations of the d...

 

Oshkiimaajitahdah's Assistant Executive Director Lenetta Jourdain officially Retires

From Oshkiimaajitahdah's Facebook page: Oshkiimaajitahdah's Assistant Executive Director Lenetta Jourdain officially retired today. We are extremely sad to see her go, Lenetta was the embodiment of hard work and dedication because she also won Employee of the Month! We would like to thank Lenetta for her years of service to the...

 

President Trump and first lady Melania test positive for COVID-19

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, the president tweeted early Friday morning. It was an earth-shattering announcement mere weeks from Election Day. The positive tests came just hours after it was reported that Mr. Trump's top aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the virus. Mr. Trump said he and the first lady would begin...

 

Bureau of Indian Education Equips Its 25 Longest School Bus Routes with Wi-Fi to Aid Student Learning

WASHINGTON – In late 2019 the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) launched an innovative school bus internet connectivity project with the goal of using its 25 longest bus routes to keep students connected to learning. Well before COVID-19 hit the United States, the Bureau had begun to transform the designated school bus fleet into extended classrooms so that students remained...

 

Trump said to be improving but next 48 hours 'critical'

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump faces a “critical” next two days in his fight against COVID-19 at a military hospital, his chief of staff said Saturday, also revealing that Trump went through a “very concerning” period on Friday while officials were giving calm, upbeat reports. "We're still not on a clear path yet to a full recovery, said chief of staff Mark...

 

Guest says Minnesota fundraiser with Trump 'very safely done'

A St. Paul philanthropist and political donor who attended a Shorewood fundraiser with President Donald Trump shortly before his COVID-19 diagnosis was revealed said Saturday that guests were all tested beforehand and were careful about social distancing. "It was very safely done," said Helene Houle, who paid $100,000 to attend...

 

Federal judge upholds Gov. Walz's mask mandate at the polls

Minnesota voters must still don face coverings at the polls on Election Day after a federal judge refused to block Gov. Tim Walz's emergency mask mandate aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. U.S. District Judge Patrick Schiltz, in a 35-page opinion issued Friday, wrote that a lawsuit brought by the Minnesota Voters Alliance...

 

Alumni at Barrett's undergrad school sign letter of concern

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett graduated in 1994 with honors from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. But more than 1,500 alumni of the small liberal arts school have made it known they are not proud of their ties to the conservative lawyer and judge. Barrett graduated magna cum laude with an...

 
 By Betsy Melin    News    October 5, 2020

Bemidji Man Arrested, Charged For Allegedly Shooting at Law Enforcement

A 28-year-old Bemidji man is in custody and charged with two felonies for allegedly shooting at law enforcement officers in a standoff near Bemidji. At 1:31 pm on Thursday, October 1st, Bemidji area 911 dispatch received a call from a person concerned their family member was acting erratically and had possession of a handgun....

 

Grover Joseph Johnson

Grover Joseph Johnson January 14, 1947 ~ September 17, 2020 (age 73) Born on January 14, 1947 at Cass Lake Indian Hospital to Joseph W. Johnson and Mary Ann Johnson, our father, brother, uncle, friend, Grover J. Johnson started his journey home on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 9:55 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth,...

 

Vikings hold on to beat Texans 31-23 for first win of the season

HOUSTON - The Vikings are heading home from NRG Stadium, winners for the first time this year, because they had another opportunity to work the formula they used to nearly beat the Titans a week ago. The Vikings are 1-3, instead of 0-4, because they faced a Texans team that was even more inefficient than Tennessee was. Another...

 

Parents: Online learning program has racist, sexist content

HONOLULU - Zan Timtim doesn't think it's safe for her eighth-grade daughter to return to school in person during the coronavirus pandemic but also doesn't want her exposed to a remote learning program that misspelled and mispronounced the name of Queen Liliʻuokalani, the last monarch to rule the Hawaiian Kingdom. Timtim's...

 

One dead after overnight shooting in south Minneapolis

One person is dead after an early-morning shooting Sunday in the Hiawatha neighborhood of south Minneapolis, police said. Officers arrived at a building in the 4300 block of S. 46th Avenue after a report of a shooting about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Inside, they found a man believed to be in his 30s with life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he died,...

 

Denying, defending and numb: Voters not moved by Trump taxes

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Danielle Fairbank closed the tailgate of her fire-engine red pickup truck in a Target parking lot in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and offered a hearty "Fake news!" to dismiss reports that President Donald Trump paid only $750 in income taxes in 2017. The assembly worker at a nearby military vehicle plant just as swiftly brushed aside the notion that Trump's tiny...

 

Seven more Minnesota COVID-19 deaths cap worst week since June

ST. PAUL - Seven more people have died from COVID-19 in Minnesota, state health officials reported Sunday, Oct. 4, ending one of the more deadly weeks of the pandemic in Minnesota since June. All seven people were in their 70s or older, and four were residents of long-term care facilities, according to preliminary reports from...

 

Open those windows to fight the spread of COVID-19

ROCHESTER, Minn. - By Nov. 10 in the terrible year that was 1918, things in Minnesota were looking a lot like they look today. The newspapers were full of stories about pandemic case numbers climbing, while health officials were arguing over the best approach to combat the virus. But instead of COVID-19, the deadly outbreak...

 

After 'Egregious' Violation, Judge Orders Census To Count Through Oct. 31 For Now

A federal judge has issued an order to clarify that, for now, the U.S. Census Bureau must continue counting for the 2020 census through Oct. 31 after finding the bureau made multiple violations of an earlier order that extends the national head count's schedule. The latest ruling by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh - who issued the...

 

Apply Now for Winter Farmers' Market Cost-Share Program

St. Paul, MN: Minnesota farmers’ markets looking to ensure that market vendors and customers are practicing safe and sanitary guidelines during the upcoming winter market season can now apply for another round of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Safe at the Farmers’ Market Cost-Share program. Eligible markets may be reimbursed up to $300 on the purchase a...

 

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