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Articles from the November 16, 2021 edition

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Vera Jean Kingbird

Vera Jean Kingbird June 11, 1938 - November 14, 2021 Vera Jean Decorah Kingbird, 83, of Bemidji, MN peacefully passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center in Bemidji, MN. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 18, 2021 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in...

 

William L Butcher

William L Butcher February 18, 1940 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 81) William Lawrence Butcher, age 81 of Ponsford, MN passed away on November 11,2021 at Vibra Hospital in Fargo, ND. William, also known as Boye Peake was born on February 8, 1940 to Robert Tejohn and Josephine Peake. William grew up in Ponsford, MN and went to Park...

 

Minnesota has nation's worst 7-day rate of new COVID-19 infections

Minnesota's rate of new coronavirus infections has been worst in the nation over the past seven days, according to the latest federal data, and has brought the state's hospitals closer to capacity. State health leaders encouraged Minnesotans to protect themselves with mask-wearing and social distancing measures that Gov. Tim...

 

Minnesota seniors face largest jump in Medicare Part B premiums in a decade

Minnesota seniors are facing a sharp increase in monthly premiums next year for the Part B portion of their Medicare health insurance benefits. The federal government announced Friday that monthly costs would increase from $148.50 this year to $170.10 in 2022. That jump of $21.60 per month, or more than 14%, greatly exceeds a...

 

Two Minnesotans sickened in E. coli outbreak linked to two brands of organic baby spinach

Health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that sickened two people in Minnesota and several more across the country. The outbreak is from organic baby spinach from Josie's Organics and Fresh Thyme with a best buy date on or around Oct. 23, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) on...

 

Line 3 resistance to take to the air with thermal imaging of pipeline

Indigenous opponents of Line 3 are raising money to fly a drone with thermal imaging equipment along the oil pipeline's Minnesota route to see for themselves whether there are more drilling fluid spills or groundwater problems. Thermal imaging is a new direction for the Indigenous-led Line 3 opposition. It comes as state...

 

Biden and Xi meet virtually as US-China chasm widens

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden opened his virtual meeting with China's Xi Jinping on Monday by saying the goal of the two world leaders should be to ensure that competition between the two superpowers "does not veer into conflict." Xi greeted the U.S. president as his "old friend" and echoed Biden's cordial tone in his own...

 

Prosecutor: Rittenhouse provoked the bloodshed in Kenosha

KENOSHA, Wis. - Kyle Rittenhouse provoked bloodshed on the streets of Kenosha by bringing a semi-automatic rifle to a protest and menacing others, and when the shooting stopped, he walked off like a "hero in a Western," a prosecutor said in closing arguments Monday at Rittenhouse's murder trial. But Rittenhouse's lawyer...

 

Biden signs $1T infrastructure deal with bipartisan crowd

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden signed his hard-fought $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday before a bipartisan, celebratory crowd on the White House lawn, declaring that the new infusion of cash for roads, bridges, ports and more is going to make life "change for the better" for the American people. But prospects...

 

LINKS to the White House Tribal Nations Summit

The White House Tribal Nations Summit brings together tribal nation leaders from the 574 federally recognized tribes and federal governement officials, including President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland (Pueblo Laguna) in a two-day nation-to-nation summit. This summit fulfills a...

 

Day 1 takeaways from tribal nations summit

The White House held its tribal nations summit Monday for the first time in five years. The two-day event ends Tuesday. Tribal leaders from the 574 federally recognized tribes were invited to participate in the virtual event to discuss how the federal government can invest in and continue to strengthen the nation-to-nation relationship and ensure progress in Indian Country....

 

WINTER HAZARD AWARENESS WEEK

The week of November 15th -19th, 2021 is Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week and the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management is participating and promoting the daily hazard topics. Listed below are the daily topics and highlights. Additional information will be posted daily on the Beltrami County...

 

4 Community Notifications of New Sex Offenders

4 Community Notifications of New Sex Offenders Tyrell Jones notification Clayton Strong Jr James Needham William Frank Martin notification https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRUVuq6N58upZQXmlOpfx22hWL5X_My_I_nhNtJXAPb9vxhCZrAJo1y6nMhtXzw0JvnrVU5kHN3S0XV/pub...

 

Departments of the Interior, Education, and Health & Human Services Launch Multi-Agency Initiative to Protect and Preserve Native Languages

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Departments of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services launched a new interagency initiative today to preserve, protect, and promote the rights and freedom of Native Americans to use, practice, and develop Native languages. The announcement was made as part of the 2021 White House Tribal Nations Summit, which brings government officials...

 

Interior Department, Federal Partners Commit to Protect Tribal Treaty Rights

WASHINGTON — During today’s White House Tribal Nations Summit, President Biden announced that the Department of the Interior and 16 other federal agencies have formally committed to protecting Tribal treaty rights in agency policymaking and regulatory processes. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) affirms the federal government's commitment to enhancing interagency...

 

Justice Department Announces More Than $73 Million to Help Crime Victims and Improve Public Safety in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

WASHINGTON ― The Department of Justice today announced that it will award 137 grants to 85 American Indian and Alaska Native communities, for a total of $73 million, to improve public safety and serve crime victims. The announcement was made during the White House Tribal Nations Summit taking place virtually today and tomorrow. These funds are designed to help enhance tribal...

 

Interior and Agriculture Departments Take Action to Strengthen Tribal Co-Stewardship of Public Lands and Waters

WASHINGTON — During today’s White House Tribal Nations Summit, President Biden announced that the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture have created the “Tribal Homelands Initiative.” This collaborative effort will improve federal stewardship of public lands, waters, and wildlife by strengthening the role of Tribal communities in federal land management....

 

Justice Department Awards Nearly $104 Million to Help Crime Victims in Indian Country

WASHINGTON ― The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), has awarded nearly $104 million to serve victims in tribal communities, of which nearly $101 million was awarded through the Crime Victims Fund Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside. More than 140 awards were made through the Tribal Victim Services...

 

MDH encourages caregivers to keep in mind the ABCs of safe sleep for infants

The Minnesota Department of Health is encouraging parents to talk to caregivers, whether it be a grandparent or a babysitter, about the ABCs of safe sleep. Minnesota data consistently has shown that unsafe sleep environments account for nearly all unexpected infant deaths in Minnesota. Every year, about 50 or more Minnesota...

 

Two Minnesotans sickened by E. coli O157 from organic baby spinach linked to national outbreak

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) are working with the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and public health agencies in other states on an ongoing investigation of an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections associated with eating organic baby spinach. According to inves...

 

3 Star Warrior Society honors all Veterans on Veteran's Day in Red Lake - P3

RED LAKE, MN - On November 11, 2021, at about 11 AM, the 3 Star Warrior Society honored all Veterans who have served their country during war or peacetime. Led by members of the 3 Star Warrior Society, a veteran's organization and honor guard serving the Red Lake Nation, a drum group sang honor songs to pay tribune to all...

 

Oshkiimaajitahdah and Wells Academy partner to expand the Wells Academy CNC machinist training program - P3

REDBY, MN - On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the new Oshkiimaajitahdah facility in Redby that would expand the Wells Academy CNC machinist training program on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. This partnership was formed to better serve the Native American community. Oshkiimaajitahdah, which...

 

Red Lake "Treat Street" held on Sunday - P11

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 - P11

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 - P12

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

 

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