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Temporary Changes to the Red Lake School District beginning on Monday, November 8, 2021

The Red Lake School Board has decided that all District #38 Students, beginning on Monday, November 8, 2021, will be receiving their education in their homes either digitally or in print, for 13 school days, to allow for the surge in COVID-19 positive cases on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, to decrease. Families of District...

 

Forrest Daniel King, Sr.

Forrest Daniel King, Sr. January 3, 1987 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 34) Forrest Daniel King, Sr., age 34, of Bemidji, MN, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at his home in Bemidji. Forrest was born on January 3, 1987, in Bemidji, MN to Gerry Graves and Karen King. He grew up in Minneapolis and moved to the Red Lake/Bemidji...

 

Bret D. Porter

Bret D. Porter July 27, 1990 - November 02, 2021 Bret D. Porter, age 31 of Duluth, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021. He was born July 27, 1990, in Duluth. Bret was a loving father and the youngest son. He was studying bridge building Bret was a professional Fighter, wild firefighter, and anesthesiologist. Bret enjoyed...

 

Kathy Harr

Kathy Harr August 31, 1966 - November 2, 2021 Kathy Jo Lovejoy Londo Harr, age 55, of Duluth, MN, died on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, after a lengthy illness. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Naytahwaush, MN. Visitation will be...

 

Sylvia Rose White

Sylvia Rose White November 17, 1986 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 34) Sylvia Rose White, Zhoomiing-Wabines-Ikwe meaning "Smiling Bird Woman" age 34, of Migizi Indoodem (Eagle Clan) and of Park Rapids, MN journeyed to the spirit world unexpectedly on Friday, October 29th, 2021, from Bemidji, MN. She was born on November 17, 1986, in...

 

Marilyn Lois Young

Marilyn Lois Young January 18, 1994 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 27) Marilyn Lois Young, 27 years young, began her journey to the spirit world on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 from her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born the daughter of Patricia Phonseya and Brian Young on January 18th, 1994 in Minneapolis, MN. Marilyn...

 

Dip in pre-K-12 COVID-19 may be short-lived in Minnesota

Minnesota continued to expand COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to newly eligible children 5-11 on Thursday as public health officials said a decline in coronavirus infections in pre-K-12 schools might be short-lived. While pre-K-12 student infections declined from 2,968 in the week ending Oct. 2 to a preliminary total of 823...

 

Minnesota employers scramble in response to federal vaccine rules

Thousands of Minnesota employers have just weeks to comply with federal rules calling on workers to undergo COVID-19 vaccination or get tested weekly to show they've not been infected with the pandemic virus. The rules weren't a surprise, but Thursday's announcement set the timeline and specified that employers won't have to...

 

COVID-19 shuts down Twin Cities musicals

A month after Disney's "Aladdin" shut down on Broadway because of breakthrough COVID-19 infections, two Twin Cities playhouses have canceled performances because of the pandemic. Artistry in Bloomington announced Thursday that it has scotched a week of performances and pushed back its opening of "Little Women: The Broadway...

 

Aaron Rodgers' arrogance in full view while Packers' elite standing suddenly in jeopardy

Big news in the NFC North: Packers quarterbackAaron Rodgers will miss at least 10 days because he's unvaccinated and Bears coach Matt Nagy will return from COVID protocols, damaging both teams' chances of winning this week. Rodgers is about to experience unwanted side effects. He has destroyed his curated image as an elevated...

 

Analyst who aided Trump-Russia dossier charged with lying

WASHINGTON - A Russian analyst who contributed to a dossier of Democratic-funded research into ties between Russia and Donald Trump was arrested Thursday on charges of lying to the FBI about his sources of information, among them a longtime supporter of Hillary Clinton. The case against Igor Danchenko is part of special counsel...

 

$10K reward offered for information on missing 33-year-old woman last seen near Hinckley

The family of a missing 33-year-old woman last seen near Hinckley, Minn., is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to her recovery. Ashley Carlson, who is from Grantsburg, Wis., was last seen east of Hinckley on Sept. 24, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and...

 

Stranger charged with abducting 4-year-old Australian girl

CANBERRA, Australia - Cleo Smith was back to her laughing, bubbly self as she played in the backyard of her Australian west coast family home on Thursday, hours before a 36-year-old stranger was charged with abducting the 4-year-old from a camping tent more than two weeks ago. Police charged Terry Kelly, a local resident, with...

 

US mandates vaccines or tests for big companies by Jan. 4

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules issued Thursday. The new requirements are the Biden administration's boldest move yet to persuade reluctant Americans to finally get...

 

Biden's big bill on brink of House votes, but fighting drags

WASHINGTON - Democrats in the House appear on the verge of securing President Joe Biden's now-$1.85 trillion-and-growing domestic policy package alongside a companion $1 trillion infrastructure bill in what would be a dramatic political accomplishment - if they can push it to passage. The House prepared late Thursday for votes...

 

Duluth elects a historic City Council, including the first Muslim councilor

DULUTH – Duluthians made history in several ways Tuesday with their election of Azrin Awal to the City Council: she is the first elected Asian American Muslim. Her inclusion means Duluth will have its most racially diverse council to oversee a mostly white city, and it is only the second time having a female majority. Awal,...

 

Red Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Red Lake man pleaded guilty today to assault resulting in substantial bodily injury, announced Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk. According to court documents, Chad Joseph Sumner, Sr., 42, admitted to assaulting victim “Jane Doe,” at her home on June 30, 2019. As a result of the assault, Jane Doe had a laceration above her right eye and blood on her...

 

COVID vaccines available for children 5-11 at Sanford Bemidji

Nov. 4—BEMIDJI — Starting Thursday, Nov. 4, Sanford Health will begin scheduling and administering coronavirus vaccines to children ages 5-11. The move comes after the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the vaccine Tuesday, following a vote by the CDC's Advisory Committee on immunization practices. This gave federal approval for children...

 

COVID Cases Surpass 37,000 on Navajo Nation

With 80 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Navajo Nation on Wednesday, the nation’s largest reservation surpassed 37,000 cases since COVID cases were first reported on March 17, 2020. The Navajo Department of Health, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center and the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, reported 80 new COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation and no...

 

Native America Calling: Catholic reconciliation in Canada?

Pope Francis is scheduled to meet with an Indigenous delegation when he visits Canada in December. His trip is billed as part “of the long-standing pastoral process of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.” It comes after the discovery of hundreds of potential unmarked grave sites on the grounds of former residential schools operated by the church. The schools housed...

 

Cheyenne and Arapaho leader elected to second term

Cheyenne and Arapaho Gov. Reggie Wassana and Lt. Gov. Gib Miles won the Nov. 2 general election by a landslide, the first time the tribe has reelected its governor. The Wassana and Miles team received about 72 percent of the vote, while their opponents -- Wilma Blackbear and Roberta Hamilton, received 28 percent of the 1,887 votes cast. The announcement was made in the early...

 

Western Governors University Honors Veterans, Current Military Service Members and their Families with $75,000 in Scholarships for Veterans Day

Redby, Minn. – (Nov. 4, 2021) In recognition of Veterans Day and to honor service members for their sacrifice and commitment to our country's future, Western Governors University (WGU) will be offering $75,000 in scholarships to veterans, active-duty military personnel and their immediate family members who are interested in furthering their education. The “Military...

 

Interior Department Finalizes First Federal Land Allotments to Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veterans

WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has finalized the first federal land allotments as part of the Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran Land Allotment Program. “We have a sacred obligation to America’s veterans. I know the sacrifices made by those who serve in our military, and we are committed to ensuring the...

 

Minnesota Board on Aging awards grants to support people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia

Just in time for National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, 11 Minnesota organizations will be able to work to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, promote early diagnosis and connect caregivers to resources, thanks to grants from the Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA). The MBA is granting a total of $729,172. “Dementia is not a normal part of a...

 

Minnesota OSHA receives federal OSHA emergency temporary standard

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will publish a COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) (http://www.osha.gov/coronavirus/ets2) in the Federal Register on Nov. 5, 2021. The ETS requires all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require those who remain unvaccinated to...

 

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