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  • Gerald W. "Jiggy" Hawk

    Oct 6, 2020

    Gerald W. "Jiggy" Hawk April 27, 1954 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 66) Gerald W. "Jiggy" Hawk, Makadewigaboo – "Blackman Standing" of the Kingfisher Clan, age 66, of Bemidji, MN, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Gerald was born on April 27, 1954 in Red Lake, MN to George Jacobs and Justina Hawk. He grew up in Ponemah, MN and later moved to Bemidji, MN. He was a Pow Wow MC as well as a singer. He was a skilled Native American crafter and specialized in...

  • Tristan Roger Cloud

    Oct 6, 2020

    Tristan Roger Cloud December 8, 1993 ~ October 1, 2020 (age 26) Tristan Roger Cloud, 26 years young, passed away on October 1st, 2020 in Cass Lake, Minnesota. He was born on December 8th, 1993 in Minneapolis, MN to Valerie (Pacheco) and Roger Cloud. Tristan loved playing basketball for the Cass Lake/Bena Panthers, where he played in the State Tournament twice. He also played football and later tried MMA. Tristan loved to travel and see new things; his inquisitive nature took him to several...

  • Lindsy "Lynz" Elaine Wilson

    Oct 6, 2020

    Lindsy "Lynz" Elaine Wilson May 30, 1976 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 44) Lindsy "Lynz" Elaine Wilson, 44 years old, resident of Ball Club (across the river), Minnesota began her journey to the spirit world from St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, MN on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. She was born in Deer River, MN on May 30, 1976 to Edith Wilson and Aldon "Auddie" Connor. In her free time, Lynz loved reading, cooking, watching scary movies with her youngest son Connor, sitting outside with her children and...

  • Deborah Decker

    Oct 6, 2020

    Deborah Decker September 30, 1963 - October 02, 2020 Deborah Decker, age 57, of Ogema, MN, died Friday, October 2, 2020, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Private Family Services will be held at a later date....

  • Tom Oppegard

    Oct 6, 2020

    Tom Oppegard December 30, 1960 - September 29, 2020 Tom Oppegard, age 59, of Mahnomen, MN, died Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at his home. Thomas Gene Oppegard was born December 30, 1960, to Oscar and Gertrude (Antell) Oppegard. He was born in Fosston, MN, and grew up in the Island Lake area, attending school at Mahnomen Public School. Following graduation, Tom remained on the White Earth Reservation and entered the workforce. He later attended Detroit Lakes Vo-Tech for carpentry and worked as a...

  • Trump, still infectious, back at White House - without mask

    Oct 6, 2020

    BETHESDA, Md. - President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House Monday night after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new controversy by declaring that despite his illness the nation should not fear the virus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans - and then he entered the White House without a protective mask. Trump's message alarmed infectious disease experts and suggested the presid...

  • Fairview cuts include Bethesda, St. Joseph's hospitals; 900 jobs to be lost

    Oct 6, 2020

    Fairview Health announced a dramatic downsizing of hospital and clinic operations on Monday to stem financial losses, including the shutdown of the 90-bed Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul that had been converted in March to treat COVID-19 patients. St. Joseph's Hospital will become Fairview's new flagship for COVID-19 care but will cease being a general hospital, as its emergency room will close by year's end and specialties such as neurology and bariatrics will be relocated. Inpatient mental...

  • Duluth mayor responds to Trump parade that tried to 'bully and intimidate' her

    Oct 6, 2020

    DULUTH – About 20 trucks with signs and flags supporting Donald Trump paraded by Mayor Emily Larson's house Friday evening, days after she called the president a white supremacist and accused him of sowing division. Ahead of Trump's rally in Duluth on Wednesday, the mayor condemned Trump's "message of hate and division" on a call with local and state Democratic officials. "We have a white supremacist in the White House who cares only about himself, who says he is about law and order, but I...

  • White House is not contact tracing 'superspreader' Rose Garden event

    Oct 6, 2020

    Despite almost daily disclosures of new coronavirus infections among President Donald Trump's close associates, the White House is making little effort to investigate the scope and source of its outbreak. The White House has decided not to trace the contacts of guests and staff members at the Rose Garden celebration 10 days ago for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, where at least eight people, including the president, may have become infected, according to a White House official familiar with the plans....

  • Suit contends fan limits at Minnesota prep sporting events were set illegally

    Oct 6, 2020

    A lawsuit against the Minnesota State High School League in September, asserting the league had failed to follow its bylaws when it moved football and volleyball to the spring, has been revived. Filed on behalf of four high school athletes, the suit now contends the league failed to follow its stated purpose and bylaws by not adhering to recent Minnesota Department of Health guidance on the limits of fan attendance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The suit, taking into account league board...

  • Paris on maximum virus alert, closing bars, not restaurants

    Oct 6, 2020

    PARIS - French authorities placed the Paris region on maximum virus alert on Monday, banning festive gatherings and requiring all bars to close but allowing restaurants to remain open, as numbers of infections increased rapidly. Paris police prefect Didier Lallement announced the new restrictions would apply at least for the next two weeks. "We are continuously adapting to the reality of the virus. We are taking measures to slow down (its spread)," he said. https://www.startr...

  • Monday, October 5, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates

    Oct 6, 2020

    1 Active (Positive) Case - Red Lake District. 64 total cases _______________ Beltrami County: 87 Active (Positive) Cases 552 total cases *Reminder: Every Thursday this month there will be FREE Drive thru COVID-19 Testing, (see flyer below) this month you can also get your FLU SHOT right after your covid test without leaving your vehicle. Stay Safe Red Lake Nation!! - Continue to wear your face coverings and practice social distancing....

  • Drive through book giveaway held at Ponemah School - P2

    Oct 6, 2020

    The event began at 2:00 p.m.and concludes at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Ponemah School....

  • Red Lake Social Distance Gathering held in Ponemah - P32

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    PONEMAH, MN - On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a Social Distance Gathering was held at the Ponemah Pow Wpw Grounds from 1 PM until 7 PM. All usual safety measures pertaining to the COVID-19 virus remained in effect during the gathering, which included wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. The one-time event was permitted to have up to 250 participants. Persons coming from off the Reservation were advised to inform Border Security that they would be attending this event. During the day...

  • Looking Back to September 2007 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    Looking Back to September 2007 - Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Sunday Afternoon Session...

  • Looking Back to September 2007 - AmeriCorps Orientation Day

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    Looking Back to September 2007 - AmeriCorps Orientation Day...

  • Looking Back to August 2006 - Back to School Fest - P12

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    Looking Back to August 2006 - Back to School Fest...

  • Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Warrior High School Football against Kellhier-Northome - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    Looking Back to September 2011 - Red Lake Warrior High School Football against Kellhier-Northome...

  • Looking Back to May 2007 - Red Lake Elementary School 5th Grade Graduation - P10

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 6, 2020

    Looking Back to May 2007 - Red Lake Elementary School 5th Grade Graduation...

  • Chávez: The Federal Government Must Provide Financial Help for Public School Students Now, or We Face Losing an Entire Generation

    Oct 6, 2020

    School districts across the country are making the tough decision between in-person versus remote learning. Regardless of the path they choose, students are returning to a public school system more underfunded than at any time in recent memory. Direct federal support to state and local budgets is needed now more than ever as local school boards, administrators and teachers wrestle with the public health implications of bringing students back to physical locations under the tightening vise grip of financial constraints. At the outset of the...

  • U.S. schools in suburbs, small cities reopening without COVID spike; big cities up next

    Oct 6, 2020

    (Reuters) - U.S. schools from kindergarten to high school have avoided a spike in COVID-19 cases, early data show, but medical experts say the real test is coming as students in large densely-populated cities such as New York and Miami return to classrooms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week said more than 270,000 COVID-19 cases had been reported in children aged 5-17 since March. Cases in school-age children ticked slightly higher in mid-September as more schools reopened, but remains well below the peak set in mid-July....

  • Remote learning has been a disaster for many students. But some kids have thrived

    Oct 6, 2020

    John was having some trouble in class. The seventh grader had been diagnosed with ADHD and a language disorder that makes processing verbal and nonverbal cues a challenge. Despite extra support he received through his Individualized Education Plan for students with disabilities, John often felt overwhelmed by the chaos of his middle school classroom. “He just gets distracted,” said his mother, Alex, who spoke on the condition that her last name be withheld to protect her son’s privacy. “That’s his biggest issue....

  • NYC seeks to reinstate virus restrictions in some spots

    Oct 6, 2020

    NEW YORK - New York City's mayor said Sunday that he has asked the state for permission to close schools and reinstate restrictions on nonessential businesses in several neighborhoods because of a resurgence of the coronavirus. The action, if approved, would mark a disheartening retreat for a city that enjoyed a summer with less spread of the virus than most other parts of the country, and had only recently celebrated the return of students citywide to in-person learning in classrooms....

  • Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Carver and Sibley Counties

    Oct 6, 2020

    St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed emerald ash borer (EAB) in Carver and Sibley counties. These are the 24th and 25th counties in the state with EAB. A tree care professional contacted the MDA after spotting several trees with EAB-like symptoms near the Carver-Sibley County line north of the city of Belle Plaine. MDA staff were able to find live EAB larvae in infested trees on both sides of the county border and collect samples for federal identification. An ash tree with EAB may show several signs of...

  • October Weed of the Month: Winged Burning Bush

    Emilie Justen, Minnesota Department of Agriculture|Oct 6, 2020

    A popular landscape plant, winged burning bush (Euonymus alatus) is October's Weed of the Month. Winged burning bush was added to the State Noxious Weed List in 2020 as a Specially Regulated Plant. The special regulation requires nurseries and growers to phase the plant out of production over the next three years, and on January 1, 2023, the species will move to the Restricted Noxious Weed category, meaning it will be prohibited from sale, propagation, and transport in the state of Minnesota....

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