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Articles from the November 30, 2017 edition

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Ponemah School recognizes perfect attendance and A or B Honor Roll

Ponemah School recently celebrated and recognized those students who had a perfect attendance during the first grading period as well as those students in Grades 4-8 who made the "A" or "B" Honor Roll. Congratulations to the all the students with 100% attendance for...

 

THUNDERBIRDS GET BACK ON TRACK

United Tribes completed the season sweep of Turtle Mountain Community College on the road. The Thunderbirds jumped out to a 59-32 lead at half and went into cruise mode to win 131-88. Rob McClain paced the attack with 28 points. Also scoring in double figures for...

 

Garrison Keillor fired amid claims of 'inappropriate behavior'; his 'Prairie Home' rebroadcasts end

Minnesota Public Radio has cut ties with Garrison Keillor in response to allegations of inappropriate behavior involving at least one person who worked with him on “A Prairie Home Companion.” In a statement issued Wednesday morning, MPR and American Public Media announced it was ending rebroadcasts of the “A...

 

2017 Boys Holiday Basketball Tournament

2017 Boys Holiday Basketball Tournament December 4th, 5th and 7th Sponsored by Northland Community & Technical College and TRF Radio Network Ticket Prices and Passes: $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. Doors will be open to fans at 2:00 PM all days. The only...

 

Read the statements from MPR on the Garrison Keillor firing

Here are the full statements from Minnesota Public Radio regarding the firing of Garrison Keillor: “ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is terminating its contracts with Garrison Keillor and his private media companies after recently learning of allegations of his inappropriate behavior with an...

 

Some City Hall staffers on edge, as St. Paul mayor-elect sets up hiring panels

Department heads in St. Paul’s city hall are bracing for change as Mayor-elect Melvin Carter prepares to convene civic panels to screen and appoint 10 administrators by early January. Some city department heads are furious, others cautiously optimistic, and some have already moved on, resigned to the fact that as...

 

Monica Lewinsky slams HLN special carrying her name

NEW YORK — Monica Lewinsky isn’t too pleased with the title of an upcoming TV special about her affair with President Bill Clinton that led to his impeachment. Lewinsky tweeted a screenshot of a headline about an HLN special, “The Monica Lewinsky Scandal.” She crossed out the title and suggested replacing it...

 

St. Paul man pleads guilty to heroin sale that resulted in overdose

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to supplying heroin that resulted in the fatal overdose of an Orono man in June 2016. Garyegus Lealexandar Cooper, 39, pleaded guilty in Hennepin County District Court to one count of second-degree sale of a controlled substance in court. Cooper also was recently charged with...

 

Woodbury mayor announces run for governor, first woman in GOP field

Woodbury Mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens on Wednesday formally announced she’s seeking the Republican endorsement for governor in 2018. Giuliani Stephens is the first woman to enter the Republican field, which includes three current state lawmakers and could grow in the months ahead. Six candidates have announced they...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: SD man gets 45 years in prison for cutting off pregnant ex-girlfriend's nipples

CANTON, S.D.— A 45-year-old Sioux Falls man who cut off his pregnant ex-girlfriend's nipples with a scissors will spend much more time in prison than he originally thought. In a sentencing hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 28, Circuit Court Judge Douglas Hoffman ignored a plea bargain and sentenced Tony Ledbetter to 45 years...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Officials urge caution on Upper Red Lake after two bodies found

UPPER RED LAKE -- Law enforcement and a local resort are urging people who ice fish to use caution when venturing out following the death of two anglers Monday. Searchers recovered the bodies of Melissa Marie Seidenstricker, 30, of Princeton, Minn., and Zeth Grey Knyphausen, 29, of Stacey, Minn. at about 3 p.m....

 

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to construct 76,000-square-foot cultural center and exhibit in Shakopee

Shakopee, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has broken ground on Hoċokata Ti, a multi-purpose building that will serve as a community gathering space, cultural activity site, and public exhibit chronicling the history of the tribe. The SMSC...

 

What Really Happened At The School Where Every Graduate Got Into College

Brian Butcher, a history teacher at Ballou High School, sat in the bleachers of the school's brand-new football field last June watching 164 seniors receive diplomas. It was a clear, warm night and he was surrounded by screaming family and friends snapping photos and cheering. It was a triumphant moment for the...

 

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month in the U.S. As part of our observance, First Nations Development Institute asked four Native leaders to share their thoughts and observations relevant to Native American heritage in this short series called Voices from Native Communities. We'll publish one new article each...

 

Teacher Assistant Float - Head Start

Job Class: Teacher Assistant Float Department: Head Start Supervisor: Classroom Coordinator FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Revision Date: July 2017 Prepared by: Bi-County CAP, Inc. Job Summary: The Teacher Assistant provides classroom support for teachers by participating in...

 

Family Support Coordinator - Head Start

Job Class: Family Support Coordinator Department: Head Start Supervisor: Family Support Manager FLSA Status: NE Grade: 10 Revision Date: June, 2017 Prepared by: Bi-County CAP, Inc. Job Summary: The Primary role of the Family Support Coordinator is to coordinate and...

 

PFA Approves $2.34 Million for Mantorville Project

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) approved a grant and loan totaling more than $2.34 million to connect Mantorville’s sewer system to a treatment plant in neighboring Kasson. The PFA awarded Mantorville a $1.88 million grant from the Point Source Implementation Grant Program and a $469,000...

 

3 – ASSISTANT TEACHER(S) - 1 – COOK/HOUSEKEEPER - CHILD CARE PROGRAM - OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH (New Beginnings)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT CHILD CARE PROGRAM OSHKIIMAAJITAHDAH (New Beginnings) • 3 – ASSISTANT TEACHER(S) • 1 – COOK/HOUSEKEEPER Open: November 28, 2017 – UNTIL FILLED PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide and foster a safe healthy learning environment for the children;...

 
 Events   

Moccasin Game Teachings - Starts: 12/4/2017 @ Red Lake Boys & Girls Club

Moccasin Game Teachings Starts: 12/4/2017 @ Red Lake Boys & Girls Club Ages: 13-18 (Mondays Only) 5:30-8:00 6-12 (Tuesdays Only) 5:30-6:30 Limited Spots Available (Boys Only) Sign up @ Boys & Girls Club Contact Info: Marilyn Mountain @ 679-2556...

 

Interior Executes Water Rights Settlement Agreement with Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Mark Macarro, Chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians today signed the Pechanga Water Rights Settlement Agreement (Agreement), formally executing a Congressionally authorized pact that protects the Pechanga Band’s access to groundwater in...

 

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY GENERAL RACHEL BRAND WILL TRAVEL TO OTTAWA, CANADA TO GIVE REMARKS AT THE TRILATERAL SUMMIT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS

WASHINGTON – Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand will travel to Ottawa, Canada to lead the U.S. delegation and give remarks at the Trilateral Summit on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017. Associate Attorney General Brand will discuss renewed efforts to understand and build...

 

SURVEYOR - RED LAKE NATION ENGINEERING

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT SURVEYOR RED LAKE NATION ENGINEERING OPEN: November 29, 2017 CLOSING: December 15, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for ensuring daily contract compliance to project plans and specifications on constructions projects. Reports to...

 

When It Comes to Sexual Harassment, Schools Are Not Immune

Early in Kelly Wickham Hurst’s teaching career, some of her colleagues warned her about an older male coworker. He came in early and sometimes cornered women, telling inappropriate jokes that at times led to uncomfortable physical contact he brushed off as accidental, they said. The Springfield, Ill., middle school...

 

List of men in media accused of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual misconduct to rape. A...

 

Bemidji Pioneer: Minnesotan fined $1,500 for smuggling leeches into Ontario

Two Minnesota anglers learned the hard way that Ontario doesn't mess around when it comes to fish and game law violations and big fines. Russell R. Sikkila Jr. of Chisholm was fined $800 (Canadian dollars) for trying to sneak a dozen leeches into Sand Point Lake, while Carl W. Brandt of Forest Lake was fined $1,500...

 

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