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Articles from the October 28, 2021 edition

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Clifford Clarence Hardy

Clifford Clarence Hardy February 17, 1946 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 75) Clifford Clarence Hardy, 75, "Enimajiwed" which means "Person Going Over the Hill", of Ponemah, Minnesota began his journey to the spirit world on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, from the Red Lake IHS Hospital in Red Lake, MN. Clifford was born to Constance...

 

Wanda Lee Graves

Wanda Lee Graves September 12, 1950 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 71) Wanda Lee Graves, Niigaanikwe which means "Leading Woman", age 71, of Red Lake, MN and the Eagle Clan started her spiritual journey on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, from Red Lake IHS, Red Lake, MN. Wanda was born on September 12th, 1950, in Red Lake, MN to Frances...

 

Jodi R. May

Jodi R. May November 6, 1964 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 56) Jodi Renee May, age 56, of Red Lake, MN, journeyed to the spirit world on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Jodi was born on November 6, 1964, in Hennepin County, MN, to Barbara Cloud and John Marion. As an infant, she was adopted by the May family and was raised as one of their...

 

Vernon Harry Vannett

Vernon Harry Vannett July 13, 1948 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 73) Vernon Harry Vannett, age 73, of Cass Lake, MN journeyed to the spirit world on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, from St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, MN. Vernon was born on July 13, 1948, in Deer River, MN the son of Margaret (Roy) and Randall Vannett. Vernon joined the...

 

Francis Anthony Brown

Francis Anthony Brown April 08, 1940 - October 24, 2021 Francis Anthony Brown, aka "Frenchy", "Wawáŋyaŋg waŋkátahaŋ" (He watches from the clouds) 81 of Fort Totten, ND passed away on Sunday, October 24,2021 at Eventide Heartland in Devils Lake, ND with his loving family at his side. Frenchy began his earthly journey in...

 

State working group fails to strike a deal on frontline worker pay

Minnesota legislators are at an impasse over how to divvy up $250 million in aid to workers on the front lines of the pandemic, failing to agree on a single plan on Wednesday after months of gridlock. A legislative working group voted to send two different plans to the full House and Senate, one backed by Republicans that would...

 

More than 1,100 Minnesota providers are ready to give COVID-19 shots to kids

More than 1,100 Minnesota vaccinators have signed up to give COVID-19 shots to kids 5-11 after the expected federal regulatory approvals come next week, state health officials said Wednesday. There are about 505,000 children in the state who will become eligible for the lower-dose Pfizer vaccine. Minnesota has ordered 170,000...

 

Suburban school board races in Minnesota emerge as partisan battlegrounds

Campaign signs have popped up in clusters and candidates are offering more pointed messaging than voters typically hear in suburban school board races: Educate, not indoctrinate, they say. Academics, not activism. These are conservative voices and they're rising - many as part of multicandidate slates - seeking to flip school...

 

Gen. Milley calls Chinese weapon test 'very concerning'

WASHINGTON - China recently conducted a "very concerning" test of a hypersonic weapon system as part of its aggressive advance in space and military technologies, the top U.S. military officer says. Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was the first Pentagon official to confirm on the record the nature of a...

 

Pope OKs Canada trip to help healing with Indigenous peoples

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has agreed to visit Canada to help efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous peoples following shocking revelations of the Catholic Church's role in the abuse and deaths of thousands of native children, the Vatican said on Wednesday. In a brief statement, the Holy See's press office said the Canadian...

 

Biden urges bill over 'finish line' as Dems eye new surtax

WASHINGTON — With his signature domestic initiative at stake, President Joe Biden is urging Democrats to wrap up talks and bring the social services and climate change bill "over the finish line" before he departs Thursday for global summits overseas. Top Democratic leaders are signaling a deal is within reach even though momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday...

 

Rocky Boy Reservation Celebrates the Return of the Buffalo

No buffalo have roamed north-central Montana's Rocky Boy Reservation since the 1990s. And the palpable absence of the animals left a hole in the health and harmony of its Chippewa Cree residents. "The buffalo is one of the main dudes in our biggest ceremony. We offer ourselves to him in that setting," said Jason Belcourt, Rocky...

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community plans prescribed burns this fall

PRIOR LAKE, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is planning prescribed burns this fall in several locations on SMSC lands listed below. The SMSC conducts prescribed burns on SMSC lands and, upon request and through mutual aid agreements, in neighboring jurisdictions each spring and fall as an effective land management tool. SMSC locations this fall:...

 

Operation Round Up® helps local programs

Bemidji, Minn. -The Beltrami Electric Cooperative Trust Board for Operation Round Up® met in October and awarded grants to 18 area nonprofit and community organizations totaling $43,222. Many local programs and non-profit organizations benefit from Operation Round Up®, a charitable program unique to electric...

 

Western Governors University Launches New Scholarship for First Responders

Redby, Minn. (Oct. 27, 2021) – In honor of National First Responders Day, which takes place annually on Oct. 28, Western Governors University (WGU) is launching a new scholarship to show appreciation for first responders – including EMTs, police officers, firefighters, corrections officers and others – who have demonstrated unprecedented selflessness and commitment in...

 

MnDOT offers $8 million in grants to schools, communities to develop Safe Routes to School programs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota communities and schools seeking to develop safer places for students to walk and bicycle can apply for $8 million in grant opportunities through the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Letters of intent for infrastructure grants are due by Oct. 29, 2021; application deadlines are due in early January 2022....

 

DEED Awards $2M in Redevelopment and Demolition Funds to 9 Projects Across Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded $2 million to redevelop 9 sites in eight different cities, including a demolition grant throughout Minnesota. Redevelopment projects made possible through the grants are expected to create 74 new jobs and retain 48 jobs while providing more than 524 new housing units, 148 of which will be affordable...

 

DEED Celebrates Immigrant Integration Day

Governor Tim Walz declared today as Immigrant Integration Day in Minnesota. From including immigrant and refugee Minnesotans in the conversation for economic growth and workforce development to preparing for and settling Afghan Evacuees, Minnesotans has been at the forefront creating pathways for success to enrich the integration processes for immigrants and refugees. “DEED...

 

DEED Launches New Platform to Pitch Minnesota to the World

Today, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) launched a first of its kind coordinated campaign with businesses and economic development partners across the state. The goal is to share with the world why Minnesota is a phenomenal place to build a business or advance your career. The platform is founded on Minnesota's long history of building...

 

DNR mini grants to help get children outside early and often

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce the availability of mini grants through the extremely popular No Child Left Inside Grant Program. These grants help more children cast a line, study animal tracks, hike or bike, or simply learn more about nature. “We’ve had a great response to the first couple phases of the grant program and we’re...

 

Highway 2 project from Fisher to East Grand Forks near completion

Bemidji, Minn. – MnDOT announced today motorists on Highway 2 between Fisher and East Grand Forks can now access both eastbound and westbound lanes. Eastbound traffic will experience lane closure during the construction of turn lanes as well as the J-turn at the intersection of Highway 2/2B. The project is expected to be complete by mid-November, weather permitting. The...

 

Indian Affairs Announces Proposed Updates to Buy Indian Act Regulations

WASHINGTON – Indian Affairs announced today it has published a proposal to revise its regulations implementing the Buy Indian Act (25 U.S.C. 47) to remove barriers to equal opportunity for American Indian economic enterprises. The Department recently reviewed the Acquisition Regulation consistent with Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved...

 

MN Department of Agriculture Receives Federal Funding to Address Farm Stress and Mental Health

St. Paul, MN: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is awarding the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and 11 project partners $500,000 to advance work in farm stress and rural mental health in Minnesota. The MDA’s “Bend, Don’t Break” initiative will build upon existing efforts to connect farmers and rural...

 

Warrior Classic Balloween Mixed Softball Tournament held in Redby - P4

The Warrior Classic Balloween Mixed Softball Tournament was held in at the Art Thunder Ball Field on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Prizes were gyarabteed fir 1st~$500 and champions T-shirts, 2nd~$300, 3rd~$200. Costume contest prizes: were Best Male $50 and T-shirt, Best Female $50 and T-shirt, and Best Team - $200 and T-shirts....

 

New Ponemah Ambulance Station Grand Opening held on October 18, 2021 - P8

The new Ponemah Ambulance Station Grand Opening was held on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 1 PM in Ponemah....

 

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