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Articles from the October 18, 2023 edition


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  • Leon Francis Ellis

    Oct 18, 2023

    Leon Francis Ellis 1/13/1952 - 10/11/2023 A full obituary will be published soon. All-night Visitation: Tuesday, October 24, 2023 - 7:00 P.M. Church of the Gichitwaa Kateri Minneapolis, Minnesota Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 10:30 A.M. Church of the Gichitwaa Kateri Minneapolis, Minnesota Interment: Fort Snelling National Cemetery Minneapolis, Minnesota...

  • Andrea "Angie" Dominique Morrow

    Oct 18, 2023

    Andrea "Angie" Dominique Morrow Giizhik Ikwe May 9, 1978 - October 10, 2023 (age 45) Andrea "Angie" Dominique Morrow, "Giizhik Ikwe", age 45, journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, October 10th, 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Angie was born on May 9th, 1978 at HCMC in Minneapolis. Angie grew up in Saint Cloud. She was active in high school sports: on the swim team, cross country skiing, and figure skating. She took post secondary courses in teaching at Itasca Community College. Angie lived...

  • Republicans reject Rep. Jim Jordan for House speaker on a first ballot, signaling more turmoil ahead

    Oct 18, 2023

    WASHINGTON - More turmoil ahead, Republicans rejected Rep. Jim Jordan for House speaker on a first ballot Tuesday, as an unexpectedly numerous 20 holdouts denied the hard-charging ally of Donald Trump the GOP majority needed to seize the gavel. Additional voting was postponed as the House hit a standstill, stuck while Jordan works to shore up support from Republican colleagues to replace the ousted Kevin McCarthy for the job. Reluctant Republicans are refusing to give Jordan their votes,...

  • DFL officials say judge violated new law to restore voting rights

    Oct 18, 2023

    A rural Minnesota judge issued orders barring two individuals from voting in the fall election because they are on probation related to felony convictions, a move top DFL officials say violates a new state law that restores their voting rights as long as they're not incarcerated. Attorney General Keith Ellison and Secretary of State Steve Simon, both Democrats, said in a joint statement on Tuesday they will oppose the orders, which they said the judge issued "without prompting." "The orders...

  • Cannabis facility planned for former timber mill in Grand Rapids, Minn.

    Oct 18, 2023

    A long-shuttered timber mill in northern Minnesota could soon be home to a $67 million cannabis-growing operation that is expected to employ 400 people in Grand Rapids. HWY35 has received $20 million in public loans and is being headed by Missouri cannabis entrepreneur Jack Mitchell and business partner John Hyduke. "We will revitalize the 138-acre former Ainsworth site into a high-tech, state-of-the-art, cannabis cultivation and manufacturing facility that our communities will be proud of and...

  • Blast kills hundreds at Gaza hospital; Hamas and Israel trade blame, as Biden heads to Mideast

    Oct 18, 2023

    KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip - A massive blast rocked a Gaza City hospital packed with wounded and other Palestinians seeking shelter Tuesday, killing hundreds of people, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said. Hamas blamed an Israeli airstrike, while the Israeli military said the hospital was hit by a rocket misfired by Palestinian militants. The Gaza Health Ministry said at least 500 people were killed. As rage spread through the region because of the hospital carnage, and with President Joe Biden...

  • MEA at MSP: What you need to know about flying during the annual fall school break

    Oct 18, 2023

    Got travel plans this weekend? So do lots and lots of other people, thanks to the popular four-day Minnesota sojourn known as MEA weekend - the annual teacher conferences that begin Thursday . So you can expect Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to be jammed with a high volume of travelers, perhaps as many - or even more - than pre-pandemic levels. "It's always a busy week in and out of MSP, no question - and I have no reason to think this year will be any different," said Kyle Potter,...

  • Search warrant for meth led to the shooting of five officers in Benton County

    Oct 18, 2023

    The five officers shot Thursday morning during an exchange of gunfire with a 64-year-old Princeton man were executing a search warrant seeking evidence of methamphetamine possession or sales. The "daytime knock and announce" warrant was requested by a member of the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office drug task force on Oct. 4 following a months-long investigation into possible drug sales by Karl Thomas Holmberg and his wife. Benton County Judge Robert Raupp signed off on the search warrant the...

  • St. Thomas student has rung up $1M in sales keeping office furniture out of landfills

    Oct 18, 2023

    At 10 years old, John Costello took it upon himself to sell chicken eggs from his family's hobby farm at a Carver County farmer's market near Watertown. No parents. No siblings. Just John. "He didn't want to be the little helper," said his father, David Costello. "He wanted to have the whole interaction with customers to himself." https://www.startribune.com/university-of-st-thomas-student-schulze-scholar-million-in-sales-keeping-furniture-out-of-landfills/600312716/...

  • Ukraine claims a major strike on Russian airfields and thanks US for providing long-range missiles

    Oct 18, 2023

    KYIV, Ukraine - Ukraine on Tuesday claimed to have carried out one of the most destructive attacks on Russian air assets since the beginning of the war, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy saying the assault used longer-range ballistic missiles donated by the United States. Zelenskyy's announcement came hours after a U.S. official revealed that the longer-range ballistic missiles sought for months by Kyiv and promised by President Joe Biden had been delivered quietly and are in...

  • Scientists offer a new explanation for long COVID

    Oct 18, 2023

    A team of scientists is proposing a new explanation for some cases of long COVID, based on their findings that serotonin levels were lower in people with the complex condition. In their study, published Monday in the journal Cell, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania suggest that serotonin reduction is triggered by remnants of the virus lingering in the gut. Depleted serotonin could especially explain memory problems and some neurological and cognitive symptoms of long COVID, they say. Why it matters: New ways to diagnose and treat...

  • Trump returns to his civil fraud trial, hears an employee and an appraiser testify against him

    Oct 18, 2023

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump returned Tuesday to the civil fraud trial that imperils his real estate empire, watching and deploring the case as an employee and an outside appraiser testified that his company essentially put a thumb on the scale when sizing up his properties' value. Incensed by a case that disputes his net worth and could strip him of such signature holdings as Trump Tower, the former president is due to testify later in the trial. But he chose to attend the first three days and came...

  • Minnesota ends Medical Assistance fees paid by many parents of children with disabilities

    Oct 18, 2023

    The Department of Human Services has stopped requiring parents to pay monthly fees for children with disabilities who get their Medical Assistance coverage through the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act option, known as TEFRA, or through assessments for Home and Community Based Services. Earlier this year, the Minnesota Legislature and Governor Tim Walz approved legislation to eliminate parental fees for children covered through the TEFRA option and Home and Community Based Services. The change took effect in July. “This is great news...

  • Anhydrous Safety Should be Top Concern After Harvest

    Oct 18, 2023

    St. Paul, MN: Many farmers and custom applicators will soon apply anhydrous ammonia (NH3) after harvest. Even with a rush against time and the weather, safety should never be compromised. Accidents involving NH3 have proven how dangerous and deadly the fertilizer can be when not handled properly. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) offers the following tips to farmers, fertilizer dealers, and custom applicators to safely field apply NH3. • Always wear NH3-rated goggles and gloves. Never wear contact lenses. • Be sure to have a...

  • Joint statement by Secretary Simon and Attorney General Ellison on recent attempt to undermine Restore the Vote Law

    Oct 18, 2023

    October 17, 2023 (SAINT PAUL) — A judge in Mille Lacs County has attempted to restrict Minnesotans’ legal right to vote by issuing orders barring two individuals with felony convictions from voting even though he has sentenced them only to probation. These orders, which the judge issued without prompting, fly in the face of the legislature’s passage of the Restore the Vote Act (Minn. Stat. §201.014, subd. 2A (2023)), which says that a person with a felony conviction “has the civil right to vote restored during any period when the indiv...

  • DEED Awards $1.9 Million in Redevelopment Grants

    Oct 18, 2023

    St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded more than $1.9 million in grants to six Minnesota cities in the latest round of funding from the Redevelopment Grant Program, helping communities with the costs of redeveloping blighted industrial, residential or commercial sites and putting land back into productive use. This round of funding will leverage more than $69.4 million of private investment and is expected to create or retain 93 jobs. Grantees expect to redevelop 25.27 acres of land and...

  • DEED announces $5 million grant round for community energy transition funding

    Oct 18, 2023

    St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today announced a $5 million grant round for eligible communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures to help them craft and deploy economic growth strategies after the power plants close. DEED’s Energy Transition Grant Program is designed to help so-called “energy transition communities” weather initial economic challenges after power plants close so they can eventually take full advantage of the post-fossil fuel clean-energy economy. “Moving away...

  • Department of Education awards more than $10 million in Native education grants

    Oct 18, 2023

    The Department of Education has awarded more than $10 million in grants to support Native languages, Native teachers and Native students. Almost $2.3 million was awarded as part of the Native American Language Resource Center Act, a new federal law. The money will be used to establish four centers - three regional and one nation - that will support the preservation and use of Native languages in classrooms across the country. Another $6.2 million was awarded for the Native American Teacher...

  • Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe breaks ground on first housing project on reacquired treaty lands

    Oct 18, 2023

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is making history with a new housing project in the state of New York. During a groundbreaking on Monday, tribal leaders, officials and contractors started work on two homes. Though the project is small in nature, it's significant as the housing site is part of the area promised to the Mohawk people under the 1796 Seven Nations of Canada Treaty. "It has been our community's longstanding desire and Tribal Council's ongoing goal to reacquire lands within Akwesasne's...

  • Judge orders attempted murder trial in activist shooting

    Oct 18, 2023

    SANTA FE, N.M. — A judge on Friday ordered an attempted murder trial for a New Mexico man accused in the shooting of a Native American activist amid confrontations about aborted plans to reinstall a statue of a Spanish conquistador outside a government office. State District Court Judge Jason Lidyard found sufficient evidence to support charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon against 23-year-old Ryan David Martinez in connection with the shooting that was recorded by bystanders with cell phones and by surveillance...

  • Red Lake Elders attend Dwight Yoakam Concert at Sanford Center in Bemidji - P3

    Oct 18, 2023

    Ombimindwaa Program Dwight Yoakam Concert trip for Elders Elders from all Districts attended with Chaperone's. Thursday, October 12, 2023, Adult Sevices from Ombimindwaa bought 75 tickets and brought elder's from each community along with a few chaperones to the Dwight Yoakam Concert at the Sanford Center in Bemidji....

  • OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG GRAND OPENING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023 - P5

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 18, 2023

    OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG GRAND OPENING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023 Lakeland News: Red Lake Holds Grand Opening for Intergenerational Wellness Building https://lptv.org/red-lake-holds-grand-opening-for-intergenerational-wellness-building/ Red Lake opens new Intergenerational Wellness Building RED LAKE - In another step toward addressing historical trauma and community needs, Red Lake held a grand opening ceremony for its new Intergenerational Wellness Building on Wednesday,...

  • Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team edged by Cass Lake; Jr. High and Jr. Varsity also lose their games - P6

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 18, 2023

    Red Lake Girls Volleyball Team edged by Cass Lake; Jr. High and Jr. Varsity also lose their games Parent Appreciation Night also celebrated on last home game of season...

  • Warriors lose Homecoming Game to Mahnomen Waubun - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 18, 2023

    Mahnomen-Waubun at Red Lake Recap by Keyla Hegreberg FB: Mahnomen-Waubun 40 at Red Lake 14 The Mahnomen Waubun Thunderbirds scored on their first 5 possessions enroute to a 40-14 win over Red Lake. The Thunderbirds kept the attack on the ground breaking big runs, and on the defensive side they were able to keep Red Lakes offense in the negative yards catagory. Red Lake did break a couple of longer plays in the 4th quarter to put some points on their brand new score board. The Thunderbirds are...

  • Lady Warriors Volleyball Team winners over Fon du Lac 3-0 - P8

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Oct 18, 2023

    Lady Warriors Volleyball Team winners over Fon du Lac in set, 3-0 Lady Warriors Junior Varsity also victorious in their match Highlights Lakeland News: https://youtu.be/tTtcM9fqcPc?si=oL2l3YKYY2VRvQZA...

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