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Articles from the November 23, 2022 edition

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Red Lake Trading Post, C-Store & Ponemah Market Open Thanksgiving Day from 8 AM - 4 PM

Red Lake Trading Post, C-Store and Ponemah Market Open Thanksgiving Day from 8 AM - 4 PM, Thursday 11/24/2022...

 

Joseph James May Jr.

Joseph James May Jr. September 25, 1948 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 74) A full obituary for Joseph will be published soon. Thank you....

 

Dana Nickaboine

Dana Nickaboine June 15, 1959 - November 19, 2022 Equayzaince, Dana Nickaboine, age 63, of Brooklyn Park, MN, passed away on November 19, 2022. Visitation will begin at 5 PM on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Reservation. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10 AM on...

 

Melvin George Burnette

Melvin George Burnette June 12, 1953 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 69) Melvin George Burnette, age 69, started his journey to the spirit world on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from Serenity Living Solutions in Remer, MN. He was born in Cass Lake, MN, on June 12, 1953, the son of Emma (TeJohn) and John Burnette, Sr. Melvin served in...

 

Supreme Court OKs handover of Trump tax returns to Congress

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the imminent handover of former President Donald Trump's tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight. The court, with no noted dissents, rejected Trump's plea for an order that would have prevented the Treasury Department from giving six...

 

Small Minnesota town may become focus of abortion fight

Minnesota's newest abortion battleground might be a town of 500 people on the western prairie. The Kandiyohi County city of Prinsburg is considering an ordinance that would allow residents to sue abortion providers. Although the town doesn't have an abortion clinic, the proposed law also would allow lawsuits against companies...

 

Biden to extend student loan pause as court battle drags on

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that his administration will extend a pause on federal student loan payments while the White House fights a legal battle to save his plan to cancel portions of the debt. "It isn't fair to ask tens of millions of borrowers eligible for relief to resume their student debt...

 

St. Cloud priest who pleaded guilty to sex abuse is dismissed from priesthood

A St. Cloud priest who spent more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to criminal sexual conduct is no longer a member of the priesthood, church officials said Tuesday. Bishop Donald Kettler formally reviewed the status of Anthony Oelrich and recommended that he seek his own dismissal from the priesthood, a process...

 

Next task for Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell: Applying lessons learned from Bill Belichick against him

Bill Belichick's Patriots were getting thrashed so soundly by Tony Sparano's Dolphins back in 2008 that some greenhorn rookie third-string quarterback named Kevin O'Connell came in and mopped up the final six minutes. "Mopped up?! That's a heck of a term!" said O'Connell, feigning outrage at the term when it was presented to...

 

TSA chief: More security hires needed at MSP as air travel rebounds from pandemic

The head of the Transportation Security Administration in Minnesota said Tuesday that while his workers are ready for the Thanksgiving rush, it's been challenging to hire more employees as air travel rebounds to pre-pandemic levels. "It seems to be getting busier all the time," said Marty Robinson, TSA's federal security...

 

'Stock up on blankets': Ukrainians brace for horrific winter

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukrainians could face rolling blackouts from now through March in frigid, snowy weather because Russian airstrikes have caused "colossal" damage to the power grid, officials said. To cope, authorities are urging people to stock up on supplies and evacuate hard-hit areas. Sergey Kovalenko, the CEO of private...

 

Kim's sister warns US of 'a more fatal security crisis'

SEOUL, South Korea - The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned the United States on Tuesday that it would face "a more fatal security crisis" as Washington pushes for U.N. condemnation of the North's recent intercontinental ballistic missile test. Kim Yo Jong's warning came hours after U.S. Ambassador...

 

Oklahoma police: Suspect nabbed in killings of 4 at pot farm

The suspect in the weekend killings of four people at a marijuana farm in Oklahoma was arrested in the afternoon by officers in South Florida, police announced late Tuesday. Wu Chen was taken into custody without incident just before 4 p.m. Central time by Miami Beach police and taken to the Miami-Dade County Detention Center,...

 

Judge backs full $49M jury award against Alex Jones in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas judge said Tuesday she will not lower a nearly $50 million punishment against Alex Jones that a jury handed down earlier this year over the Infowars host spreading false conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Since that August trial in Texas, other judgments against Jones in...

 

Trump rebuffed by judge in New York fraud lawsuit, trial date set

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - A New York judge has scheduled an October 2023 trial for former U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization in a lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of fraudulently overvaluing the real estate company's assets and Trump's...

 

Attorney General Ellison announces public input on proposed merger of Fairview Health Services and Sanford Health

Dedicated web form and phone numbers now available for public input, with public meetings to be held in early 2023; data gathered will form part of AG’s investigation under state and federal law into impact of merger November 21, 2022 (SAINT PAUL) — Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced today that his Office has created dedicated new opportunities for public in...

 

Emma Stimpfl, graduate of Harvard College in 2021, participates in ceremony 2022

Emma Stimpfl, a member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, participated as a graduate in Harvard College's on-campus graduation ceremony for the combined Classes of 2020 and 2021, on May 29, 2022, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated from Harvard College the previous year, on May 27, 2021. Emma earned the degree of...

 

Public Facilities Authority Awards Nearly $191 million in 2022 to Clean up Minnesota Waterways

St. Paul - The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) today announced $191 million in grants and loans for water and infrastructure projects in 29 Minnesota communities. "PFA grants are an important tool that help maintain and build our waterways for future business and economic growth," said PFA chair and Commissioner of...

 

USDA Also Increases Total Funding Available for Tribes, Gives Current Cooperators More Time to Enact Programs, Non-Participants More Time to Apply

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2022--The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Chickahominy Indian Tribe Eastern division under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement (LFPA) program. LFPA empowers states, tribes, and territories through cooperative agreements to provide...

 

Five Native Americans Who Shaped American Culture

From capturing the heart of a nation with awe-inspiring athleticism to elevating American ballet onto the world stage, Indigenous peoples have persisted in the face of systemic racism and oppression to make indispensable contributions to our society. Here are five such Native Americans who have shaped American culture. Jim...

 

New York State Education Department Orders Schools to Lose the Native Mascots or Lose Funding

oughly 60 school districts in the state of New York risk losing state aid should they not remove Native American imagery and namesake from their mascots or logos by the end of the school year, according to a new memo from James Baldwin, the senior deputy commissioner at the state's education department.   The New York State...

 

Tribal Business News Round Up: Nov. 21

This week in Tribal Business News, Native attorneys weigh on the historic lack of Indigenous voices as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Brackeen case, three Michigan tribes partner on a construction and real estate joint venture; and a gaming expert reflects on California’s recent vote in favor of sovereignty in tribal gaming.  SOVEREIGNTY IN THE BALANCE: Lack o...

 

Federal Court to Rehear Apache Stronghold's Case to Protect Sacred Site

WASHINGTON -On Thursday, November 17, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided it would rehear Apache Stronghold v. United States after ruling earlier this year that a private mine can proceed with operations while a lawsuit is pending. The Apache Stronghold is arguing that efforts to develop an underground copper mine...

 

More funding needed to investigate missing Indigenous people

Nearly 200 Indigenous people are missing in New Mexico. Probably more, one Navajo lawmaker says. And the state tasked the Attorney General’s Office this year with working in partnership with sovereign nations on cases of missing Indigenous people. But a deputy director for the AG’s Office said they can’t do much more without additional state funding. Gov. Michelle Lujan...

 

Ponemah Boys and Girls Club staff takes club members to the Bemidji Bowling alley today

Ponemah Boys and Girls Club staff takes club members to the Bemidji Bowling alley today...

 

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