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Articles from the October 15, 2013 edition

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 By Dan Frosch    News    October 15, 2013

Pulling Aid Away, Shutdown Deepens Indians' Distress

CROW AGENCY, Mont. — Worlds away from Washington, Audrey Costa wondered aloud about keeping her family warm. A mother of three, she relies on lease payments from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on land owned by her family, which can run up to a few hundred dollars a...

 

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P9

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P9...

 

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P10

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P10...

 

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P11

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P11...

 

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P12

Warrior girls outlast Bug School 3-0 in volleyball - P12...

 

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P35

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P35...

 

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P36

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P36...

 

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P37

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P37...

 

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P38

Robert Lussier/Cynthia Jourdain Wedding of Saturday, September 21, 2013 - P38...

 

Shutdown denies employers work eligibility tool

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The federal government shutdown has cut off employers from a system that lets them quickly check an employee's eligibility to work in the U.S....

 

Evelyn Edith Sargent

Evelyn Edith Sargent, 95, of Cass Lake passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 at Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji. Evelyn was born March 16, 1918 in White Earth, Minnesota to Robert and Charlotte (Morrison) Turner. She attended schools in Flandreau, South Dakota and Pipes...

 

Farm to School in Indian Country

Farm to school practices are always instituted at the local level because each community has its own set of unique challenges, needs and opportunities. Schools serving Native American communities are a great example of this. A number of Native communities across the country are turning to farm to school practices as a...

 

Thank you to all who helped with the Redby Elders dinner

The Redby community board would like to thank all the business's and volunteers who helped with the Redby District Elders dinner that took place 10-5-13! We had a full house and live entertainment booked (Red Ceder Lake band) for the elders. We all heard some good comments on the fun they all had. Thanks to the Red...

 

Closing in on shutdown and debt limit deal: Democrat Reid and Republican McConnell optimistic

WASHINGTON — Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown....

 

3 contractors take MnDOT to court over $98 million bid award

Three major building contractors are crying foul over the handling of a nearly $100 million construction bid that was awarded for a 4½-mile project on Interstate 35E that includes adding the first MnPass lanes in the east metro....

 

Jilted Minnesota bride says 'I give' instead of 'I do'

At most weddings, the bride is given away. At this one, the bride is giving the wedding away — complete with a reception for 200....

 

Nolan and Ellison join local push for higher Minnesota minimum wage

Low-income advocates pressing for a higher minimum wage told two Minnesota congressmen Monday that they are falling farther behind on their bills and that the American dream is increasingly out of reach....

 

How much do you know about the flu?

1. The flu shot can give you the flu. False, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The flu vaccine contains killed viruses, which means the flu shot cannot cause infection. Some people notice flu-like symptoms immediately after getting a shot, but t...

 

Congress of American Indians opens in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The 70th annual National Congress of American Indians has opened in Tulsa with tribal ceremonies and a speech from Gov. Mary Fallin....

 

The table of the hungry

I’ve been thinking lately about an expression I once heard from a Russian friend: “The full to the table of the hungry do not go.” I suppose it’s on my mind because of the news from Washington: the well-fed insisting on political grandstanding they surely know will cause great hardship to the poorest among us....

 

Anti-'Redskins' ad to follow Washington on travels

The debate over the Washington Redskins name will follow the team on the road when it faces the rival Dallas Cowboys. Read more at http://www.espn.co.uk/more/sport/story/246801.html#YuCvTzolzMKJkyAX.99...

 

$475k Penalty for Cig Trafficking on Reservation for Non-Indian Man

A New York district court judge has ordered a $475,000 fine on a non-Indian man charged with illegally selling millions of tax-free cigarettes on the Poospatuck Reservation on Long Island. Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/14/475k-penalty-cig-trafficking-reservation-non-...

 

Blackfeet chairman asks Augare to step aside

HELENA — A Blackfeet tribal councilman and state senator accused of fleeing an officer during a traffic stop has refused a request by the tribe’s chairman to remove himself from his duties until his legal troubles are behind him. Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/mont...

 

Government Shutdown Has Left North Dakota's Indian Tribes in a State of Emergency

WASHINGTON – US Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D–North Dakota, a member of the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Friday spoke on the Senate floor about how the government shutdown is hurting struggling families across Indian country, and again called for an end to the political games in Congress....

 

Tribes feeling impact of federal government shutdown

SUQUAMISH, WA -- They may be different nations, but Native American tribes across the United States are being impacted by the federal shutdown in Washington D.C., putting a variety of programs and services at risk....

 

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