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Jerome Wayne Strong, Sr.

Jerome Wayne Strong, Sr. Born: Wed., Dec. 29, 1948 Died: Mon., Nov. 9, 2015 Visitation 10:00 AM Thu., Nov. 12, 2015 Location: Redby Community Center Funeral Service 1:00 PM Sat., Nov. 14, 2015 Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church Jerome Wayne "Joebay" Strong, Sr., age 68, of Redby, entered the Spirit World on November 9, 2015...

 

Turnaround Arts Kick-Off at Red Lake Middle School

Every student and staff at the Red Lake Middle School (RLMS) was said to have a tie-dyed a shirt for a school-wide photo-op for a kick-off event on Friday, November 6, 2015. "And it was no small chore to get 250 people together for that photo," reported Red Lake Middle School teacher Tami Liberty. "RLMS was selected by the...

 

Chairman's Meetings Scheduled in all Districts

The third round of Red Lake Nation Chairman's Community Meetings will be held beginning on at 6 PM on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Little Rock Center. This round staff from Oshkii-maajitahdah (New Beginnings), Family and Children's Services, and Red Lake, Inc. will join members of the tribal council and hereditary chiefs to...

 

Kids Count highlights highs and lows: Poverty rates down, but so are grad rates, for Beltrami County in annual report

BEMIDJI -- For Beltrami County children, poverty rates are down, but so are graduation rates. The annual Kids Count study conducted by Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota was released this week and shows a county improving in some key areas related to child care and declining in others -- lagging behind state averages nearly across the board. Beltrami County’s child poverty...

 
 By Ivy Vainio    News    November 12, 2015

Gathering of our Children and Returning Adoptees Pow Wow 2015 - P3

Gathering of our Children and Returning Adoptees Pow Wow 2015 held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the American Indian Center in Minneapolis, MN....

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P17

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P17...

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P18

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - P18...

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P17

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P17...

 

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P18

Halloween Night 2015 in Red Lake - Set 2 - P18...

 

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Halloween Party 2015 - P17

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Halloween Party 2015 - P17...

 

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Halloween Party 2015 - P18

Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Halloween Party 2015 - P18...

 

Red Lake Chemical Health sponsors 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery - P34

RED LAKE - On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Red Lake Chemical Health sponsored a 5K Color Walk/Fun Run for Recovery. Registration began at 9 AM, with T-shirts going to the first 100 participants, and the event kicked off at 10 AM on the road by the Red Lake Boys and Girls Club. Walkers and runners went through the Red Lake...

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Saturday Afternoon Session - P51

The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015....

 

Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow - Friday Evening Session - P51

The Ponemah Labor Day Pow Wow was held on the weekend of September 4, 2015...

 

Legislative secrecy attributes to D- grade for Minnesota in integrity study

ST. PAUL--On a grueling final day of the legislative session last May, Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt breezed through the final language of a major budget bill, passing motions at the pace of an auctioneer as his colleagues cried in vain for a copy of the legislation. "Mr. Speaker, it's 93 pages long and nobody in this body has gotten a copy of it," said Democratic Rep....

 

Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child's safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative child abuse task force meeting chastising state and county officials working on the issue for not...

 

Beloved hunting dog impaled on steel fence post is on the mend

BLAINE, Minn. – A 3-year-old German wirehaired pointer is recovering at BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital after a steel fence post pierced his chest while he was retrieving a pheasant. The accident occurred during a hunting trip near Miller, S.D., after Tim Ramler shot a pheasant with his 12-gauge shotgun. Blitz, his hunting dog, went bolting toward the bird. But just...

 

Bring a Bit of Native America to Your Table!

*THREE SISTERS SOUP* From Donna LaChapelle and Patricia Chandler Makes 4 servings * 3 tablespoons butter * 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock * 1 cup onion, diced * 1 clove garlic, minced * 1 butternut or acorn squash, pre-baked and pureed * 1 teaspoon curry powder * ½ teaspoon salt * ½ cup yellow corn kernels * ¼ teaspoon ground coriander * ½ cup hominy, cooked * 1 cup...

 

Chickasaw Veterans Pay Respects at the Tomb of the Unknowns

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of visitors stood in still silence at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery on a cool, overcast day as three Chickasaw veterans stepped out to lay a wreath at the tomb. Marked by the words "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God," the tomb has become a significan...

 

IUPUI celebrates November as Native American Heritage Month

INDIANAPOLIS -- The observance of November as Native American Heritage Month at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis continues today with a panel discussion on "Sovereignty, Democracy and the Survival of a Nation" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater. Panelists include Jeff Corntassel, citizen of Cherokee Nation and director of the Indigenous...

 

Storm system brings winds, reports of tornadoes in Midwest after dumping snow on Rockies

DES MOINES, Iowa — A fast-moving storm system dropped both snow and rain over portions of the Midwest on Wednesday, packing strong winds that flipped semitrailers, damaged industrial park buildings and downed power lines in parts of Iowa and Nebraska. National Weather Service officials said the system, which began Tuesday around Utah and moved eastward into the country's...

 

Intimacy denied

Near sunset, Rachel Larson grabbed Nicholas Hamilton by the hand and pulled him down a steep embankment below a graffiti-covered bridge. With late-summer mosquitoes buzzing around them, the two giggled and caressed each other, their voices muffled by the rush of a nearby stream and the traffic above. “It’s our secret hideaway,” said Rachel, 21, who has Down syndrome, as...

 

Mighty muskie of Lake Mille Lacs a world-class haul for angler Robert Hawkins

The first day Robert Hawkins fished on Lake Mille Lacs, the only fish he caught was a 57-inch muskie, landed on a fly rod — a possible world record. Hawkins, a Minnesota transplant who came from Montana, set out on Mille Lacs on Monday at daybreak, accompanied by two pals. About 10:30 that morning, after casting a custom-made foot-long fly into about 10 feet of water, he...

 

Habitat for Humanity dramatically improves families' lives, study finds

The before-and-after picture is dramatic for people who move into a Habitat for Humanity home in Minnesota. Once they move into their new homes, Habitat families make more money and use fewer government social programs. Their kids do better in school. Families feel safer and spend more time together. All in all, 92 percent of Habitat homeowners say their lives are better since...

 

Counterpoint: Why racism and 'whiteness' matter

The commentary “Racism in schools is overstated” (Nov. 8) reflects one decidedly dominant way of thinking in society. I’ve not been in the world of education nearly as long as Mitch Pearlstein, and I certainly express the vigor that many in my generation have. Therefore, with respect, I want to share the different viewpoint of a young, enthusiastic teacher who is...

 

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