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  • Charles (Chip) Leonard May "Gitchi Makwa"

    Nov 22, 2023

    Charles (Chip) Leonard May "Gitchi Makwa" September 21, 1967 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 56) Charles Leonard (Chip) May, Gitchi Makwa, age 56 of Red Lake, Minnesota, started his journey to the Spirit World on November 19, 2023. Chip was born on September 21, 1967 to Sally Neadeau May and Charles (Chubby) Johns. Chip attended school and graduated from Red Lake – Class of 1986. After graduation, he continued his education in Vocational School DLTC in the Forestry and Carpentry fields. Charles a...

  • Former Govs. Pawlenty, Dayton urge Fairview and University of Minnesota to resolve dispute soon

    Nov 22, 2023

    Two former governors on Tuesday urged Fairview and the University of Minnesota to work out financial terms of a long-term partnership after the health system said the existing arrangement is untenable. Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty requested more specifics on what the state would have to "backfill" to address the U's financial needs while former Gov. Mark Dayton expressed dismay over all that has unfolded this past year. The two men, speaking before a state task force on training health...

  • 32-year term for teen who at age 15 fatally shot St. Paul motorist at random

    Nov 22, 2023

    A term topping 32 years was handed down to a teenager who was 15 years old when he drove behind a motorist heading home from a St. Paul grocery store and killed her at random with a gunshot to the head. Melvin D. Williams, of St. Paul, was sentenced as an adult in Ramsey County District Court after pleading guilty to second-degree murder by drive-by shooting in connection with the shooting of 34-year-old Yuliya "Julia" Li on Feb. 16, 2022. The sentence from Judge Reynaldo Aligada means that...

  • Here are the six finalists for a new Minnesota state flag

    Nov 22, 2023

    When Minnesota's new state flag starts flying next year, it will almost certainly incorporate hues of blue and white and the symbol of the North Star. That imagery rose to the top on Tuesday as the State Emblems Redesign Commission winnowed down a list of more than two thousand public submissions for a new flag to six finalists. They also zeroed in on more than half a dozen favorites for a new state seal, gravitating toward representations of snow, the North Star and Minnesota's state bird, the...

  • Minneapolis man alleges excessive force, unlawful arrest in lawsuit against two police officers

    Nov 22, 2023

    A lawsuit filed in federal court Tuesday alleges two Minneapolis police officers violated the constitutional rights of a man who was filming them with his cellphone by shoving him to the ground and then wrongfully jailing him to hide their conduct. Body-camera video from the April 22, 2022, incident shows the officers on a rainy street in south Minneapolis asking for Said Abdullahi to move out of the street. One of the officers, identified in the civil complaint as Daniel Barlow, pushes Abdullahi. The second officer, Sergio Villegas,...

  • Fiancée grieves life partner killed in Minneapolis drive-thru at shooter's sentencing

    Nov 22, 2023

    Jeanette Shaw said she wishes that she would've stayed home instead of going for a food run to the Lake Street White Castle in Minneapolis early one summer morning two years ago. Perhaps then, she wouldn't have witnessed the murder of her fiancée as she sat in the passenger seat while pregnant. Two weeks after the killing of 32-year-old Tu'Quan L. Smith Sr. of Woodbury, Shaw gave birth to their baby girl. At just two days old, the baby laid on Smith's chest at his funeral, Shaw said through...

  • Israeli Cabinet approves cease-fire with Hamas that includes release of some 50 hostages

    Nov 22, 2023

    JERUSALEM - Israel's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a temporary cease-fire with the Hamas militant group that is expected to bring the first halt in fighting in a devastating six-week war and win freedom for dozens of hostages held captive in the Gaza Strip. The deal calls for a four-day cease-fire, during which Israel will halt its military offensive in Gaza while Hamas frees ''at least'' 50 of the roughly 240 hostages it and other militants are holding, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

  • Blood, possible human tissue found at east metro garbage hauling site

    Nov 22, 2023

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has launched an investigation after a series of reports that human blood and something that looked like intestines were found in the garbage hauled to the Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center, an agency spokesman confirmed Tuesday. It's happened sporadically over the years since the facility opened in 1987, but starting in May the workers noticed repeated examples of blood-soaked items that appear to be coming from surgical centers or health care...

  • German police raid homes of 17 people accused of posting antisemitic hate speech on social media

    Nov 22, 2023

    BERLIN - German authorities on Tuesday raided the homes of 17 people in the state of Bavaria accused of spreading antisemitic hate speech and threats targeting Jews online. According to the Bavarian criminal police, the suspects were 15 men and two women aged between 18 and 62, German news agency dpa reported. Police questioned the suspects and confiscated evidence from their homes, including cellphones and laptops, the agency said. The suspects were said to have celebrated the attacks by...

  • Girl dead, woman rescued, 5 missing after landslide hits isolated Alaska fishing community

    Nov 22, 2023

    JUNEAU, Alaska - A landslide that ripped down a sopping, heavily forested mountainside in southeast Alaska killed a girl, injured a woman and left five other people missing as it smashed into three homes in a remote fishing community, authorities said Tuesday. Crews resorted to a cadaver-sniffing dog and heat-sensing drones to search for those still unaccounted for hours after the disaster, while the Coast Guard and other vessels looked along the oceanfront, which was littered with debris from...

  • Red Lake Nation buys Central Elementary, Bemidji school board hears from teachers

    Nov 22, 2023

    BEMIDJI — Members of the Bemidji Education Association made their voices heard during Monday’s Bemidji Area Schools Board of Education meeting, which also included board action related to bargaining units for bus drivers, technicians and custodians throughout the district. During the public participation portion of the meeting, four teachers spoke for increased support for teachers in terms of salary increases and other contractual obligations. While highlighting her passion for teaching with the phrase, “We do it for the kids,” physica...

  • ShayLynn Ostlund steps into leadership as MAAP STARS state representative

    Nov 22, 2023

    BEMIDJI - Though reluctant at first, Shaylynn Ostlund jumped at the opportunity to expand upon her leadership ability. Attending Voyageurs Expeditionary School since last year, the junior attended a conference in the fall of 2022 that focused on success, teamwork, achievement, recognition and self-esteem. As it turns out, such areas of focus spelled out the namesake of the conference and program for which Ostlund would lead: MAAP STARS. https://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/loc...

  • Plan a sober ride this holiday season: Extra DWI patrols looking for drivers impaired under any substance

    Nov 22, 2023

    ST. PAUL — Law enforcement statewide will be watching the roads and protecting people from impaired drivers as the holiday season begins. The campaign, which includes extra DWI enforcement and awareness, begins Nov. 22 and runs weekends through New Year’s Eve. “What’s My Why” During the campaign, law enforcement will be sharing on Minnesota Department of Public Safety social media channels what motivates them to prevent impaired driving tragedies. Their personal stories drive them to keep people safe and include: • Getting impaired drivers off...

  • MnDOT's 2023 construction season advanced nearly 230 projects that improve mobility, safety and accessibility throughout Minnesota

    Nov 22, 2023

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – As temperatures continue to cool and winter settles across the state, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is wrapping up its 2023 construction season during which the agency advanced or completed 227 road and bridge projects. "This year's construction season resulted in safer roads, bridges, intersections and improved accessibility for people who use active transportation to walk, bike or roll to local destinations throughout the state," said MnDOT Commissioner Nancy Dau...

  • Pine Ridge Expected to Declare State of Emergency Due to Rising Crime

    Nov 22, 2023

    The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is expected to declare a state of emergency due to rampant crime, six months after a federal judge ruled that the U.S. government has a treaty obligation to provide adequate law enforcement on the reservation but declined to determine whether the Oglala Sioux Tribe is entitled to the full funding amount requested. In an interview with the Associated Press on Friday, Oglala Sioux President Frank Star Comes Out said that conditions on the...

  • Native America Calling: The trouble finding safe drinking water

    Nov 22, 2023

    There is no more basic need than clean drinking water. That’s a need that the Santee Sioux Nation in Nebraska has been lacking since the Environmental Protection Agency issued a no drink order in 2019. Wells on the reservation are showing levels the mineral manganese as much as 50 times higher than the agency considers safe. A long-term solution could cost upwards of $40 million. There’s no identifiable source of any funding for even a fraction of that amount. https://indianz.com/News/2023/11/21/native-america-calling-the-tr...

  • Prados Beauty inspired by color and culture

    Nov 22, 2023

    Rainbow palettes in colors of the sunset and sky come together with a pop of contemporary art in the vibrant Indigenous-owned cosmetics company, Prados Beauty, a growing enterprise that is drawing national recognition. The New Mexico-based brand has been selected to appear in more than 600 JCPenney stores across the United States by the end of 2023, and the national retailer has dubbed owner Cece Meadows, Xicana, Yaqui and Comanche, a "beauty entrepreneur." Prados is currently the #1 selling...

  • Red Lake Nation Warrior Challenge Basketball Tournament held in Red Lake - P3

    Nov 22, 2023

    The Red Lake Nation 2023 Warrior Challenge Basketball Tournament was held in Red Lake on Saturday, November 11, 2023. 50+ division Champions G&G Clearbrook/Gonvick 2nd place Niijii's MVP: Mark Bagaason (G&G) All-Star: Bryan Gregory (G&G) All-Star: Buck Jourdain (Niijiis) All-Star: Lorne Jay (Niijiis) 40+ Champions 1st Hoosier Daddy's 2nd place G&G Clearbrook/Gonvick 3rd place All Rez Thank you all for making the event another success!! We couldn't do it without you all, stay tuned for pics and...

  • Treat Street at the Red Lake Humanities Center held on Halloween 2023 - P21

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 2023

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

  • Treat Street at the Red Lake Humanities Center held on Halloween 2023 - P22

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 2023

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

  • OMBIMINDWAA GIDINAWEMAAGANINAADOG GRAND OPENING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2023 - P28

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 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 - P29

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 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 - P53

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 2023

    5th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Saturday Afternoon Pow Wow...

  • 50th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Friday Night Pow Wow - P53

    Michael Barrett, RLNN|Nov 22, 2023

    5th Annual O-Bah-Shing Labor Day Celebration: Friday Night Pow Wow...

  • Special Education Teacher - Red Lake School District #38

    Nov 22, 2023

    Employment Opportunity Red Lake School District, ISD#38 P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671 218-679-3353 ext. 1001 Posted: November 21, 2023 – December 4, 2023 Anticipated Opening Red Lake School District #38 is accepting applications for a Special Education Teacher: JOB TITLE: Special Education Teacher – Anticipated BUILDING: Anticipated Openings REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services & Building Principal BARGAINING GROUP: Education Minnesota – Red Lake TERMS: Per Teacher's Master Agree...

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