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Articles from the November 9, 2021 edition


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  • Red Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury

    Emma Hudziak, Lakeland News|Nov 9, 2021

    A Red Lake man pleaded guilty on Thursday, November 4 to an assault that resulted in substantial bodily injury. According to court documents, Chad Joseph Sumner, Sr., age 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 shirt. Sumner pleaded guilty last Thursday before U.S. District Judge Eric C. Tostrud to one count of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury. A sentencing date has not been set. This case is the res...

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour of our new Training Center.

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Tour of our new Training Center. Oshkiimaajitahdah Institute of Technology and Red Lake Nation TERO are pleased to announce our newly expanded partnership with Wells Technology and proudly invite you to the grand opening of our new Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Training program! November 10, 2021 11:00 AM Oshkiimaajitahdah Manufacturing Building Meet and Greet, food and beverages to follow! https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQ9dtS7...

  • Red Lake Tribal Council COVID-19 Update - November 8, 2021

    Nov 9, 2021

    Red Lake Nation: Active cases: 155* *59 in Red Lake *39 in Redby *5 in Little Rock *48 in Ponemah * 4 off-reservation but tested at RL IHS Of the 155 active cases: *98 are minors *46 individuals are fully vaccinated * 2 in the hospital Total cases: 1,096 Total Recovered: 941 Deaths: 12 [Updated numbers as of 9:00 a.m. on 11/8/2021] Due to the increased need in testing, the Red Lake Hospital is asking that you call to schedule your COVID test so they can better assist everyone in a timely...

  • Jason "Barney" Duane Robinson

    Nov 9, 2021

    Jason "Barney" Duane Robinson March 3, 1971 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 50) Jason "Barney" Duane Robinson, age 50, of the LLBO Wolf Clan and Cass Lake, Minnesota journeyed to the spirit world on Thursday, November 4th, 2021, from his home in Cass Lake, MN. Barney was born March 3, 1971, in Deer River, MN the son of Debra Robinson and Dennis Garbow, Sr. Barney graduated from the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in 1990. He was a loving father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with friends and...

  • Ricardo M. Rojas

    Nov 9, 2021

    Ricardo M. Rojas June 30, 1961 - November 5, 2021 A full obituary will be published soon. Funeral: Friday, November 12, 2021 11:00 AM Church of the Blessed Kateri, Minneapolis, MN All-Night Wake: Thursday, November 11, 2021 Beginning at 7:00 PM Church of the Blessed Kateri, Minneapolis, MN...

  • Minnesota tops 500K boosters as COVID-19 breakthrough infections rise

    Nov 9, 2021

    More than a half-million third or booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Minnesota to counter the latest delta wave of the pandemic and waning immunity among people who received shots months ago. The Minnesota Department of Health in the past week identified another 7,821 breakthrough coronavirus infections among more than 3.2 million fully vaccinated people, including another 111 people who died of COVID-19 despite their immunizations. The state's breakthrough total as of...

  • Minnesota welcomes Canadians as U.S. border crossings reopen

    Nov 9, 2021

    DULUTH – In true Minnesota fash­ion, a moose-cos­tumed hu­man greet­ed the first Ca­na­di­ans across the U.S. bor­der at the Grand Por­tage cross­ing Mon­day. For the first time in near­ly 20 months, full­y vac­ci­nat­ed Ca­na­di­ans can en­ter the Unit­ed States to shop, trav­el and see fam­i­ly, the start to a much-need­ed boost for Minnesota tour­ism, said Lin­da Jurek, the Vis­it Cook County ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor who dressed as the moose. "We're re­al­ly jazzed about wel­com­ing...

  • Northfield hospital sued over vaccine mandate

    Nov 9, 2021

    NORTHFIELD, MINN. - A group of 20 medical professionals has sued the city-owned hospital here, alleging they were fired without just cause after refusing to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The suit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that Northfield Hospital and Clinic failed to accommodate, "or even to attempt to accommodate," their religious beliefs and serious health conditions. The plaintiffs include a doctor, 10 registered nurses and other medical staff including...

  • More than 300 polluted lakes and rivers added to Minnesota's impaired waters list

    Nov 9, 2021

    Another 305 streams, lakes and rivers in Minnesota have become too polluted to meet federal water standards and will be added to the state's impaired waters list. The list, updated Monday by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), now includes about 3,000 bodies of water with more than 6,000 specific impairments. "These are streams with degraded habitat or with too much sediment for fish to find food," said Peter Tester, deputy commissioner of the MPCA. "Many have high bacteria levels...

  • Minnesota reopening driver exam stations in phases

    Nov 9, 2021

    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is working on reopening driving exam stations across the state, after it cut down the number to 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020. Public officials aim to have all of the state's 93 exam stations open by the end of January, according to a news release from the department on Monday. The Minnesota Legislature provided funding to reopen the state's testing stations, where prospective drivers take written and road tests to obtain licenses....

  • Biden vaccine mandates face first test with federal workers

    Nov 9, 2021

    WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is pushing forward with a massive plan to require millions of private sector employees to get vaccinated by early next year. But first, he has to make sure workers in his own federal government get the shot. About 4 million federal workers are to be vaccinated by Nov. 22 under the president's executive order. Some employees, like those at the White House, are nearly all vaccinated. But the rates are lower at other federal agencies, particularly those related to...

  • Large Lake of the Woods walleye bust adds twist to deer season opener for DNR officers in Baudette

    Nov 9, 2021

    Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in northwest Minnesota and adjacent areas of northern Minnesota for Monday, Nov. 8: District 1 - Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) prepared for and worked the Firearms Deer opener in the Roseau and Lake of the Woods County areas. Hunter success varied, with more deer generally being seen in the agricultural areas. Violations for the week include shining, hunting with the aid of bait, wanton waste of a deer,...

  • Navajo Nation Bans Indoor Smoking

    Nov 9, 2021

    Navajo Nation has banned indoor smoking in places of work, including in the tribe's casinos, among other locations. "It is a fundamental right to protect our Navajo people's right to breathe clean air," Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said in a statement. President Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer joined members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council and the Air is Life Coalition, on Saturday when they signed into the law the "Niłch' Éí Bee Ííná – Air is Life Act of 2021," which prohibi...

  • Arizona lawmakers split as House OKs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

    Nov 9, 2021

    WASHINGTON – Arizona lawmakers split on party lines late Friday night as the House voted 228-206 to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, giving final passage to a centerpiece of the Biden administration's agenda. All four Arizona Republicans voted against and all five Arizona Democrats voted for the bill, which has already passed the Senate and now goes to the president for his signature. "For far too long, Congress has agreed that infrastructure is an American priority but has let p...

  • Native America Calling: Huy: helping Indigenous prison inmates

    Nov 9, 2021

    A program in Washington State works to protect the legal rights of Native inmates in prison. Huy works to maintain access to Native ceremonies and traditional medicine. But they also help expand educational, vocational and economic opportunities. The program is designed to improve inmates’ chances for success once the re-enter society. Join the Native America Calling conversation to learn more about Huy. https://www.indianz.com/News/2021/11/08/native-america-calling-huy-helping-indigenous-prison-inmates/...

  • A preview: 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit

    Nov 9, 2021

    The White House Tribal Nations Summit provides a chance for tribal leaders to sit down with President Joe Biden and senior members of his executive office. This year's virtual summit takes place on Nov. 15 and 16. Joining us is Libby Washburn who is a citizen of the Chickasaw nation and serves as a special assistant to the president for Native Affairs under the White House Domestic Policy Council. Also joining us is PaaWee Rivera who is a citizen of the Pueblo of Pojoague and senior advisor in the White House’s Office of Intergovernmental A...

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations for ages 5 years and up - 8 AM - 3:30 PM - Monday - Friday

    COVID-19 Vaccinations for ages 5 years and up - 8 AM - 3:30 PM - Monday - Friday Red Lake Hospital...

  • Minnesota adds 305 streams and lakes to its impaired waters list, including PFAS in Alexandria's Winona Lake

    Nov 9, 2021

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is proposing to add 305 water bodies with 417 new impairments to the state’s impaired waters list, bringing the totals to 2,904 water bodies with 6,168 impairments. The draft 2022 list, released today, includes an additional listing for PFAS in fish tissue in Winona Lake in Alexandria. “Minnesota’s water is its most valuable resource and everyone expects our lakes and streams to be suitable for swimming and fishing,” said Katrina Kessler, MPCA commissioner. “While Minnesota has made progress...

  • Grant Money Available to Minnesota Livestock Owners for Prevention of Wolf Attacks

    Nov 9, 2021

    St. Paul, MN: New money is available to Minnesota livestock producers to help prevent wolf attacks. A total of $60,000 will be awarded by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) through the Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants. Applications are due January 24, 2022. The grants provide reimbursement for costs of approved practices to prevent wolf-livestock conflicts. Eligible expenses for the grant program will include any or all of the following items: • Purchase of guard animals • Veterinary costs for guard animals • Insta...

  • Families are what children need most

    Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services|Nov 9, 2021

    All children need safe, loving, permanent families. But right now, too many Minnesota children aren’t getting the basic building blocks of support, stability and love that families can offer. During a time of devastating natural disasters, racial inequities that persist in our communities and the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety that families provide is more important than ever. Foster children face their own upheavals, not only dealing with the turmoil of the world around us, but also with day-to-day challenges i...

  • Educational Programs and Resources Were Focus of November's Immigrant and Refugee Affairs Forum

    Anisa Hajimumin, Assistant Commissioner for Immigrant and Refugee Affairs|Nov 9, 2021

    This month’s forum shared a lot of great resources for community members regarding education programs and financial aid available to students and parents from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. We also learned about the RETAIN Program for ill or injured workers. Department of Education Resources for New-to-Country Parents and Students Michael Bowlus and Lee Her from the Minnesota Department of Education shared with us that Minnesota has robust education laws requiring equal educational o...

  • Red Lake Holds Full Day of Events at Old Crossing Near Huot, MN - P2

    Michael Meuers|Nov 9, 2021

    "The state has a history, we do as well. Red Lake wants to tell the story from our perspective. We need to raise the level of discourse on this subject. We want to educate our people but also the citizens of Minnesota and the United States on what was given often under high duress." - Red Lake Tribal Council on 150th Anniversary of Old Crossing Treaty, October 2, 2013. A Tribal holiday was established the month before. On October 2, 2021, the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians recognized the...

  • Red Lake "Treat Street" held on Sunday - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 9, 2021

    Red Lake "Treat Street" was held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 with numerous Programs participating in the event, which started at 2 PM and was scheduled to end at 4 PM....

  • Red Lake Elementary School celebrates Halloween on Friday - P7

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 9, 2021

    The Red Lake Elementary School students celebrated Halloween on Friday, October 29, 2021 with an outdoor parade and treats for all the kids....

  • St. Mary's Mission School "Trunk or Treat" held on Friday - P7

    Nov 9, 2021

    St. Mary's Mission School "Trunk or Treat" was held on Friday, October 29, 2021 outside of their school area....

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