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Articles from the November 3, 2023 edition


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  • Jews and Ukrainians band together in Minnesota to link conflicts in Israel, Ukraine

    Nov 3, 2023

    Jews and Ukrainians in Minnesota banded together Thursday to link the ongoing conflicts in Israel and Ukraine, equating Hamas' terrorism to Russia's war crimes and encouraging Washington lawmakers to honor President Biden's request to tie the countries' military aid. Displaying photographs of some of the more than 200 Israeli hostages held by Hamas and showing pro-Israel and pro-Ukraine signs with slogans like "War Is Awful, Evil Is Worse," Jewish and Ukrainian community leaders stood in...

  • Supreme Court Chief Hudson asks if court should disqualify Trump - even if it can

    Nov 3, 2023

    Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Natalie Hudson posed a basic question Thursday at the outset of oral arguments on a petition seeking to use the U.S. Constitution's insurrection clause to disqualify former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot. If the court's justices agree that they have the ability to bar Trump, " 'Should we' is the question that concerns me most," the chief said. She raised the prospect of chaos if 50 state courts decide differently on Trump's eligibility. "So,...

  • Minneapolis-based Fairview is eliminating 250 jobs through layoffs, attrition

    Nov 3, 2023

    Fairview Health Services is eliminating 250 jobs amid continued economic stress for hospital and clinic operators. Staff were notified of the cuts on Thursday, the Minneapolis-based health system said in a statement to the Star Tribune. Fairview is eliminating a mix of full- and part-time positions in specific areas throughout the health system, a spokeswoman said. It wasn't clear exactly how many workers were being laid off, since some of the jobs aren't currently filled. ht...

  • Senate confirms three military officers as Sen. Tuberville holds up hundreds more

    Nov 3, 2023

    WASHINGTON - The Senate confirmed three top military officers on Thursday - including the first female member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - as bipartisan frustration swirled around Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville for blocking hundreds more nominees. Republican senators plan to hold a closed-door meeting next week to discuss the Alabama senator's blockade of senior military nominees, which he has been waging over a Pentagon abortion policy. Republicans have tried, unsuccessfully, for almost nin...

  • State funded some trips for ex-North Dakota senator charged with traveling to pay for sex with minor

    Nov 3, 2023

    BISMARCK, N.D. - A former North Dakota legislator charged with traveling to Prague with the intent of paying for sex with a minor used state funds to pay for at least three trips to that city and to other destinations in Europe, according to a group that organized the travel. Travel records from the North Dakota School Boards Association show that former state senator Ray Holmberg used public funding for trips in 2011, 2018 and 2019 to Prague in the Czech Republic and to other cities, including...

  • Medical Examiner's Office seeks help identifying female found dead in Minneapolis

    Nov 3, 2023

    Hennepin County investigators have asked the public to help identify a female whose body was found Tuesday in north Minneapolis. The Medical Examiner's Office investigators said they know a fair amount about the female, including what she was wearing, her physique, ethnicity, hair color and the designs of several tattoos, and a rough idea of her age when she was found dead in the early hours of Halloween at 2817 N. Fremont Avenue. Now the investigators are turning to the public in hopes of...

  • Convicted rapist who escaped from southern Minnesota jail is captured in a field 6 miles away

    Nov 3, 2023

    A convicted rapist who escaped from a county jail in southern Minnesota was captured in a field following a chase late Wednesday just a few miles outside of town, officials said Thursday. Leonardo Lopez Jr., 36, fled from the Watonwan County jail in St. James shortly before 7 p.m. Monday as he was being transferred from one area of the jail to another. St. James police and sheriff's deputies tracked down Lopez in a pickup truck about 6 miles north of town on 710th Avenue near Hwy. 30, said chief sheriff's Deputy Mark Slater....

  • Pressure rises on Israel to pause fighting and ease siege as battles intensify near Gaza City

    Nov 3, 2023

    DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip - Israeli troops battling Hamas militants encircled Gaza City on Thursday, the military said, as the Palestinian death toll rose above 9,000. U.S. and Arab leaders raised pressure on Israel to ease its siege of Gaza and at least briefly halt its attacks in order to aid civilians. Nearly four weeks after Hamas' deadly rampage in Israel sparked the war, U.S Secretary of State Antony Blinken was heading to the region for talks Friday in Israel and Jordan following...

  • Eric Trump testifies he wasn't aware of dad's financial statements, but emails show some involvement

    Nov 3, 2023

    NEW YORK - Eric Trump, one of two sons entrusted to run Donald Trump's real estate empire, swore Thursday that he was never involved with financial statements that New York state lawyers say fraudulently puffed up the ex-president's wealth and the worth of the family business. But when shown a decade-old email asking him for information for one of his dad's financial statements, the irritated son strove to clarify. ''We're a major organization, a massive real estate organization - yes, I'm...

  • Iron Range man charged with killing elderly Babbitt couple

    Nov 3, 2023

    VIRGINIA, Minn. — A formerly homeless Iron Range man allegedly used a tire iron and hammer to fatally bludgeon an elderly Babbitt couple who had taken him into their home. Roger Allen Beldo, 54, was arraigned Wednesday, Nov. 1, in State Court on two counts of intentional second-degree murder in the Saturday killings of Clifford Johnson, 78, and Christine Johnson, 79. Beldo allegedly drove the victims' car to Duluth and asked to be taken to jail, confessing several times to the killings. Authorities indicated he may suffer from mental health...

  • Court of Appeals blocks Mille Lacs County judge from undermining Restore the Vote law

    Nov 3, 2023

    November 2, 2023 (SAINT PAUL) — Today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals granted two writs of prohibition against Mille Lacs County Judge Matthew M. Quinn. Judge Quinn attempted to rule the Restore the Vote Act unconstitutional and bar from voting several individuals who were convicted of felonies but sentenced only to probation. The court ruled that Judge Quinn overstepped his authority. Restore the Vote remains the law of the land and the defendants in question cannot be barred from voting as long as they meet all eligibility requirements....

  • MDA Awards Grants to Strengthen Support for Emerging Farmers

    Nov 3, 2023

    St. Paul, MN: As part of a continued effort to strengthen support available to Minnesota’s emerging farmers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has announced recipients of grant funding for organizations that provide business and technical support to farmers from historically underserved communities. Through the Emerging Farmer Technical Assistance Grant Program, eight organizations have received a total of $554,920 in one-time grants. Grant funds can be used to provide technical and culturally appropriate services to emerging...

  • Responsible Parties Reach Settlement for More Than $33 Million to Restore Natural Resources in Portland Harbor

    Nov 3, 2023

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department lodged two proposed consent decrees yesterday in federal court among Tribal, state and federal natural resource trustees and over 20 potentially responsible parties (PRPs) at the Portland Harbor Superfund Site in Oregon. The agreements, with an estimated restoration value of approximately $33.2 million, require the PRPs to pay cash damages or purchase credits in projects to restore salmon and other natural resources that were lost due to contamination released from the responsible parties’ facilities...

  • Tohono O'odham official says immigration is a problem – but so is the wall

    Nov 3, 2023

    WASHINGTON – Tohono O'odham Chairman Verlon Jose told a House panel last Wednesday that while migrants crossing his reservation are causing problems, those are overshadowed by problems from the construction of the border wall meant to stop migration. "Construction of a wall on federal lands near our reservation also interferes with the flow of scarce, vital water resources on which plants and wildlife depend. Our tribal members rely on these plants for food, medicine and cultural purposes,"...

  • Meeting format for Dakota Access oil pipeline upsets opponents

    Nov 3, 2023

    BISMARCK, N.D. — Opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline are taking issue with the format of private oral testimony in meetings for public comment on a draft environmental review of the controversial pipeline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the midst of two public comment meetings in Bismarck, North Dakota, the first held Wednesday, the second set for Thursday. People wishing to give testimony may do so orally in a curtained area with a stenographer, or do so in writing at tables. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has long opposed...

  • Red Lake Nation Embassy Halloween and Elder Bingo 2023

    Nov 3, 2023

    Red Lake Nation Embassy Halloween and Elder Bingo 2023...

  • Treat Street at the Red Lake Humanities Center held on Halloween 2023 - P4

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 2023

    Treat Street at the Red Lake Humanities Center held on Halloween 2023...

  • Red Lake Ogichidaag Robotics Team 7235 competed in Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference Championship - P4

    Sandy Ketterling, RLHS|Nov 3, 2023

    Red Lake Ogichidaag Robotics Team 7235 competed in the Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference Championship in Babbit, Minnesota on October 27 & 28. Nine students with Coaches Sandy Ketterling, Tami Liberty, and mentor Dwight Ketterling spent two days competing with their robot, Albert. They were selected to compete in the finals as part of an alliance with 3102 Nevis Tech-No-Tigers and 3277 Pro-Digi from Thief River Falls. This alliance placed Third. Northern MN Robotics Conference...

  • OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG GRAND OPENING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023 - P16

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 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 - P17

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 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 - P18

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 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 - P19

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 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...

  • 50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow - P41

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 2023

    50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow...

  • 50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Friday Night Pow Wow - P41

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 2023

    50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Friday Night Pow Wow...

  • Red Lake Celebrates 2023 Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow - P82

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 3, 2023

    Red Lake Celebrates 2023 Independence Day: Tuesday Evening Pow Wow of July 4, 2023 Red Lake Singing Contest Winners 1st - The Descendants 2nd - Blacklodge 3rd - MoTown 4th - Young Enemy 5th - Ho Chunk Station Red Lake Celebrates 2023 Independence Day: Contest Winners https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRIuRPzFgwI3kvbVF7ptGMeV3TJSRcLR8BVyv18gNrGCu_uYwy8UPdv9ZVOG4ewqm7K7Qv8fG5qbQzM/pub Moccasin Game Tournament results! 1st place: Phil, Charles, and Lorenzo Grolla (Red Lake / Bois Forte)...

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