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Beltrami Electric Selects McKayla Beaulieu for 2013 Youth Tour

Beltrami Electric has selected Bemidji High School’s McKayla Beaulieu as the co¬operative’s representative for the 2013 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, where she will join hundreds of high school students representing their cooperatives on an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 14-21, 2013. This trip is a part...

 

FDLTCC HOSTING AMERICAN INDIAN HIGHER EDUCATION CONSORTIUM NATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting the 32nd annual American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) National Basketball Championships on March 14-17, 2013. The national championship tournament features 19 men’s and women’s teams from 12 tribal colleges and universities located across the United States. This is the first time the AIHEC National...

 

The Minnesota Historical Society Reaches 1,000 Legacy Grant Milestone

ST. PAUL (March 13, 2013) – The Minnesota Historical Society has awarded 64 new Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants of up to $7,000 each (listed by county below). This latest round of grants marks a 1,000-grant milestone since the grants, funded by the Legacy Amendment, began in 2009. Grants are helping organizations in every Minnesota county preserve and share...

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Announces Mobile Unit Spring Schedule

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has announced its spring plans to help local organizations and Minnesota tribal communities through its mobile medical clinic, the SMSC Mobile Unit. The SMSC Mobile Unit provides health screenings, mammograms, vision and dental services, and other prevention...

 

Secretary Salazar to Visit New Mexico to Mark Historic Progress in Indian Country

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – On Thursday, March 14, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn will visit New Mexico to participate in two historic signing ceremonies for Indian Country. In the morning, Salazar and Washburn will join Governor Victor Montoya at the Pueblo of Sandia in Bernalillo. Salazar is expected to approve one of...

 

Budget Technician - Redl Lake Hospital

Job Details: Budget Technician Job Title: Budget Technician IHS Area: Bemidji Location: Redlake Hospital Address: Highway 1 PO Box 114 Red Lake , MN 56671 Announcement Number: IHS-13-BJ-857592-ESEP/MP Open - Close Dates: 03/12/2013 - 03/25/2013 Plan/Grades: GS-07 Salary Range: Competitive Positions: 1 Job Series Number: 561...

 

Budget Technician - Red Lake Hospital

Job Details: Budget Technician Job Title: Budget Technician IHS Area: Bemidji Location: Redlake Hospital Address: Highway 1 PO Box 114 Red Lake , MN 56671 Announcement Number: IHS-13-BJ-857720-DEU Open - Close Dates: 03/12/2013 - 03/25/2013 Plan/Grades: GS-07 Salary Range: Competitive Positions: 1 Job Series Number: 561...

 

Chef Mike shares cooking talent with students

BEMIDJI — Any time you have major changes in your school, you need the support of the parents, according to Chef Michael Holleman....

 

Maple syrup tapping event planned

BEMIDJI – Lake Bemidji State Park is hosting a From Tap to Table maple syrup tapping demonstration from 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 23-24 and April 6-7. Early spring is generally the peak of the maple sap flow; however it may be affected by weather conditions. A naturalist will demonstrate how to tap and make maple syrup....

 

Police chase started with attempted traffic stop

BEMIDJI – More details have emerged in last Friday morning’s police chase that ended with a Bemidji man being airlifted to a hospital....

 

Bemidji man sentenced for threatening pregnant woman with knife

BEMIDJI ­– A Bemidji man will serve more than a year in jail after using a knife to threaten a woman carrying his child....

 
 By Bethany Wesley    News    March 14, 2013

Mahnomen to observe National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

MAHNOMEN – An event here will mark National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day next week. The third annual Celebration of Life: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event – Mahnomen will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Shooting Star Casino & Event Center, 777 South Casino Road. A dinner and presentation on “Women, HIV and STIs” will be available. The event is sponsored by...

 

Dayton administration aims for higher grad rates

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The administration of Gov. Mark Dayton is vowing to shrink the number of Minnesota students who don't graduate from high school....

 

Minn. medical marijuana push to wait until 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota won't have a showdown over medical marijuana this year....

 

Minnesota eclipsed by North Dakota in rate of population growth

A decade ago, Minnesota was the growth king of the Upper Midwest, with several of its counties among the 100 fastest-growing in the country....

 

Lakeville private eye latest to sue over misuse of DVS records

A Twin Cities newspaper featured private investigator Hilary DeVary’s picture on its front page seven years ago for her work catching cheating spouses. It wasn’t long, however, before the tracker was being tracked....

 

Dayton takes 2nd swing at Minnesota state budget

Minnesota budget, take two. Gov. Mark Dayton planned Thursday to outline revisions to his state budget recommendations. He is reshaping his plan after improved economic news whittled a projected deficit to $627 million....

 

House Republicans move to block Obama's welfare rules

The U.S. House passed legislation Wednesday championed by two Minnesota Republicans that would block the Obama administration from granting Minnesota and other states waivers from Clinton-era welfare-to-work rules. The largely party-line vote was 246-181....

 

Freedmen lawsuit rolling again

A lawsuit seeking re-establishment of citizenship rights possessed by descendants of former slaves held by members of the Cherokee Nation gained momentum this week....

 

Chairman of Michigan's Odawa Indians to allow same-sex unions, do wedding for 2 men

HARBOR SPRINGS — The chairman of a northern Michigan Indian tribe said he’ll sign a same-sex marriage bill Friday, then preside at the wedding of two men....

 

Violence Awareness Walk set for Saturday at Pine Ridge

The public is invited to participate in a Violence Awareness Walk that will be held at noon Saturday at the TERO Office on Main Street in Pine Ridge....

 

Women in Indian Country Have Been Heard

March 7 was a momentous day -- President Obama was finally able to sign the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/opinion/women-indian-country-have-been-heard-148156...

 

Sauk-Suiattle Court Battle Reveals Alleged Racism, Corruption and the Power of Sovereign Immunity

There's no sign that marks the Sauk-Suiattle reservation. Indeed, driving on State Route 530 in the foothills of the northern Cascades, you could miss the tiny enclave in a blink of an eye. Essentially, it's one looping road, home to less than 100 people....

 

Phoenix Sinclair inquiry cost rises to more than $6M

The cost of an inquiry into the death of a young Manitoba girl has risen to more than $6 million — a figure expected to climb as the hearing encounters yet another delay....

 

Rez Radio: Indian Tribes Gain Sovereignty Over the Airwaves

It's appropriately below freezing at 8 p.m. on a Thursday night in Northern Minnesota. The only lights still on in tiny Callaway, population 200, belong to the liquor store, which features slot machines and toaster oven pizza, and the gas station, which also has slots, and fried chicken, too....

 

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