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Articles from the November 15, 2023 edition


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  • Kenneth Daryl Shingobe

    Nov 15, 2023

    Kenneth Daryl Shingobe November 12, 1954 - November 10, 2023 Giiwegwaneb, Kenneth Shingobe, age 68, passed away on November 10, 2023. A visitation will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation. Funeral Ceremony will begin at 10 AM on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation, with Ombishkebines officiating. Interment will be in the Vineland...

  • Betty Lou (Martin) Nelson

    Nov 15, 2023

    Betty Lou (Martin) Nelson August 24, 1947 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 76) Betty Lou Nelson, age 76, of Duluth, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023 at St Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. She was born in Sawyer, Minnesota on August 24, 1947, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Tiessen) Martin. She was a member of the Fond du Lac Reservation. She loved playing bingo, going to outings and loved to do all the activities at Sunnyside. Special thank you to all the nurses and providers a...

  • John F. Parlin

    Nov 15, 2023

    John F. Parlin November 7, 2023 Passed away on November 7, 2023 at the age of 65. He is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Jacqueline; and siblings, Robert and Roseanne. He is survived by his wife, Colleen; children, Sarah (Justin) Petite, Chad (Zenia) Parlin and Megan (Nate) Summers; grandchildren, Levi, Zamara, and Zadreich; his brother, Ken; and many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. He worked for many years as a truck driver for Gateway, Flemming, and then...

  • Minneapolis City Council throws cold water on incentive plan to replenish police ranks

    Nov 15, 2023

    A $15 million plan to replenish the ranks of Minneapolis police officers by offering bonuses is now in doubt. On Tuesday, meeting as a budget committee, the Minneapolis City Council voted 7-5 to not even discuss the plan - and rebuked Mayor Jacob Frey for how he's gone about introducing it. At issue was a tentative agreement between Frey's administration and the police union, promoted as a crucial step to stopping an exodus of veteran officers and attracting new ones. The deal could be...

  • Manslaughter arrest made following death of former UMD hockey player Adam Johnson

    Nov 15, 2023

    Investigators in England arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter more than two weeks after the death of Adam Johnson - a former Minnesota Duluth hockey player from Hibbing who died after his neck was cut by another player's skate during a game in late October. Johnson, 29, playing for the Nottingham Panthers, was carrying the puck into the offensive zone on Oct. 28 when Sheffield Steelers defenseman Matt Petgrave's skate blade slashed below his helmet. Johnson dropped to the ice and was...

  • Bright flash in Bemidji sky on Monday was likely not a meteor

    Nov 15, 2023

    A loud explosion and bright flash that lit up the sky Monday evening in Beltrami County was likely not a meteor. But after conferring with NASA and other agencies, officials remain baffled about what it was. "Honestly I do not know, and the scientists and astronomers that I was talking to were kind of puzzled as well," said Christopher Muller, director of Beltrami County Emergency Management and its public information officer. The determination is a reversal after the county initially reported...

  • House votes to prevent a government shutdown as GOP Speaker Johnson relies on Democrats for help

    Nov 15, 2023

    WASHINGTON - The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to prevent a government shutdown after new Republican Speaker Mike Johnson was forced to reach across the aisle to Democrats when hard-right conservatives revolted against his plan. Johnson's proposal to temporarily fund the government into the new year passed on a bipartisan 336-95 tally, but 93 Republicans voted against it. It was the first time the new speaker had to force vital legislation through the House, and he showed a willingness to...

  • Longtime doctor with Mille Lacs area hospital killed by hit-and-run driver while walking her dogs

    Nov 15, 2023

    A small-town doctor walking her dogs near her home along a central Minnesota highway was struck and killed by a driver who left the scene, officials said Tuesday. The hit-and-run crash occurred about 4:50 p.m. Monday on Hwy. 169 about halfway between Vineland and Onamia near the southern shore of Lake Mille Lacs, the State Patrol said. Cathy Ann Donovan, 56, and her dogs were walking along the highway near her home when she was struck by a northbound driver, the patrol said. She died at the...

  • Arizona woman, 80, charged in 1985 St. Croix Falls cold case murder

    Nov 15, 2023

    An 80-year-old Arizona woman has been charged with one count of first-degree murder in the 1985 death of Yvonne Menke, who was found shot to death in a St. Croix Falls, Wis., stairwell. Mary Josephine Bailey of Apache Junction, Ariz., lived near St. Croix Falls at the time of the murder and had been dating the same man as Menke, according to a criminal complaint. She was taken into custody Monday and was being held in Arizona awaiting extradition. According to the complaint: Menke, 45, was shot...

  • Stillwater inmate given 10-year sentence for stabbing corrections officer

    Nov 15, 2023

    A Stillwater prison inmate has received a 10-year term for stabbing a corrections officer nearly 3½ years ago. Adrian D. Bell, 35, was sentenced Monday in Washington County District Court after being convicted of first- second- and fourth-degree assault for stabbing a corrections sergeant with a 5½-inch metal shank during an altercation in June 2020. At the time, Bell was in prison for shooting and critically wounding a longtime friend in 2012 who was sleeping in an East Bethel...

  • Israeli military forces raid Gaza's largest hospital in operation against Hamas

    Nov 15, 2023

    KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip - The Israeli military raided Gaza's largest hospital early Wednesday, conducting what it called a "precise and targeted operation against Hamas in a specified area'' of the facility, which has been the site of a standoff with the ruling militant group. Israeli authorities claim the militants conceal military operations in the Shifa Hospital. But with hundreds of patients and medical personnel inside, the military has refrained from entering. In recent weeks, Israeli...

  • Ohio interstate crash involving busload of high school students leaves 6 dead, 18 injured

    Nov 15, 2023

    ETNA, Ohio - A charter bus filled with high school students was rear-ended by a semitruck on an Ohio highway Tuesday morning, leaving six people dead and 18 injured, officials said. Five vehicles were involved in the crash, including a Pioneer Trails charter bus carrying students and chaperones from the Tuscarawas Valley Local School District in eastern Ohio, said Licking County Emergency Management Agency Director Sean Grady. Three passengers on the bus, which was carrying a driver and 54...

  • White Earth group has been quietly rewriting wrongs, correcting Native veterans' headstones

    Nov 15, 2023

    Families visiting cemeteries on the White Earth reservation might notice 12 new headstones. They were updated this summer because the names on the old ones were wrong. This was a common problem for many serving in the Civil War who couldn't read or write - Native Americans, as well as non-native Americans. Many had to take anglicized names to enlist, and sometimes even those names were recorded with errors. Budd Parker and other volunteers from Calvary Cemetery and St. Benedict's Catholic...

  • BRIGHT FLASH AND EXPLOSION SOUND UNLIKELY TO BE A METEOR

    Nov 15, 2023

    Initial speculation of a meteor sighting over Beltrami County proving to be unlikely. After receiving numerous reports of a large flash in the sky and subsequent large explosion sound that was seen and heard across much of southern Beltrami County and adjacent areas, steps to determine the source began. Shortly after 6:40PM Monday, November 13, 2023 numerous reports were made to the Beltrami County Emergency Communications Center reporting the explosion. Initially, law enforcement checked the area and didn’t find anything. A resident in...

  • St. Paul Felon Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm Possession

    Nov 15, 2023

    MINNEAPOLIS – A St. Paul man has pleaded guilty for the possession of a firearm as a felon, announced U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger. According to court documents on July 23, 2021, Ember Shawndale White, 23, was found in possession of a Beretta APX 9x19mm pistol. Because White has multiple prior felony convictions in Ramsey, Hennepin, and Dakota Counties, he is prohibited under federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition at any time. White pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of possessing a firearm as a felon in U.S. District Court...

  • Biden-Harris Administration, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announce Over $140 Million in Grants from the America the Beautiful Challenge to Restore Lands and Waters

    Nov 15, 2023

    WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris administration joined the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and public-and private-sector partners today in announcing $141.3 million in grants through the America the Beautiful Challenge (ATBC). The 74 new grants announced today will support landscape-scale conservation projects across 46 states, three U.S. Territories, and 21 Tribal Nations, and will generate at least $12 million in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of more than $153 million. Approximately 40 percent of 2023 gran...

  • DEED awards more than $1.4 million in grants to colleges for employer workforce development projects

    Nov 15, 2023

    St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today announced 11 workforce development grants totaling over $1.4 million to six Minnesota educational institutions that partnered with Minnesota businesses to develop and deliver workforce training programs addressing those employers’ specific needs. “Workforce training programs help employers with their labor recruitment and retention efforts and provide employees with essential skills and career development opportunities,” said DEED Commissioner Matt...

  • NCAI to vote on excluding state-recognized tribes

    Nov 15, 2023

    Lora Ann Chaisson, principal chief of the United Houma Nation, delivered a land acknowledgment Monday at the 80th annual conference of the National Congress of American Indians in New Orleans. She has welcomed many to her homelands over the years, but this time felt extra important. Depending on the outcome of a vote this Thursday, Chaisson’s nation and 23 other member tribes could be excluded from the organization’s voting membership. “I’m just broken-hearted about this really,” Chaisson told Underscore News and ICT. “For you to...

  • Obaashiing Three Warrior Society Veteran's Powwow 2023 held in Ponemah - P3

    Vickey Fineday|Nov 15, 2023

    Obaashiing Three Warrior Society Veteran's Powwow 2023 held in Ponemah on Saturday, November 11, 2023....

  • 8th grade students participate in outdoor learning and team building together at Wolf Ridge - P3

    Nov 15, 2023

    8th grade students participated in outdoor learning and team building together at Wolf Ridge last week....

  • Steven StandingCloud and Gordon Coons Art Reception - P4

    AICHO Galleries|Nov 15, 2023

    AICHO Galleries State-wide media showed up to the Gordon Coons and Steven StandingCloud art reception including MPR News, WDSE-TV and Line Break Media. Our Cultural Arts Program funder McKnight Foundation is producing video features on a few programs that they support. AICHO was selected. So a film crew came up early on Saturday to interview AICHO Executive Director LeAnn Littlewolf (Leech Lake Nation tribal citizen) and Artist Gordon Coons (Lac Courte Oreilles Nation tribal. citizen). Then...

  • Treat Street at the Red Lake Humanities Center held on Halloween 2023 - P13

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 15, 2023

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

  • OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG GRAND OPENING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023 - P23

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 15, 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 - P24

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 15, 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...

  • 50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow - P48

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 15, 2023

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

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