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BP: BCA releases names in shooting death; group protests in downtown Bemidji

BEMIDJI -- By the time officials released the name of Vernon May on Friday, the world already knew he was the man killed during an officer-involved shooting two days before. And, in that brief time, his name became a rallying cry on the Internet, the focus of local...

 
 By Mara Klecker    News    December 3, 2018

Man killed by Bemidji police, officers identified

The man who was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in Bemidji on Wednesday night has been identified. Vernon May, 34, of Red Lake died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said Friday. The names of the two officers who discharged their firearms during the incident were...

 

BP: Where the 'mashkode bizhiki' roam: Red Lake Nation plans a bison farm

GONVICK, Minn.-A snowy, wooded patch of farmland 10 miles north of Gonvick was largely empty on Thursday, but Cherilyn Spears and Henry Donnell, Sr., have a vision for it. They and other Red Lake Nation staff plan to reintroduce a "seed" herd of plains buffalo there...

 

Joy Marie Matthews

Joy Marie Matthews March 3, 1964 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 54) Joy Marie Matthews, age 54, of Bena, began her journey on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in Bena, MN. She was born on March 3, 1964 in Cass Lake, the daughter of Delbert and Shirley Matthews (Stangel). Joy was...

 

Red Lake School Board Members Barrett and Nelson help set legislative policies for the Minnesota School Boards Association

MINNEAPOLIS - Red Lake School Board members Michael Barrett and Roy Nelson participated in the Minnesota School Boards Association's Delegate Assembly on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The Minnesota school Boards Association (MSBA) -- comprised of more than 120 public...

 

Minnesota is among the leaders in giving to American Indian causes

The family of railroad baron James J. Hill started a charitable foundation in 1934 with the wealth it accrued after the railroad swept westward through American Indian lands. Today, that Northwest Area Foundation is trying to make amends, giving 40 percent of its $16 million in annual grants to Indian-led...

 

With the snow behind us, get ready for the cold

Now that the snow is behind us, get prepared to bundle up. Roads Sunday were still being cleared in the wake of Saturday’s storm, which smacked much of southern Minnesota and the Twin Cities with several inches of snow, leading to dangerous driving conditions and scores of car crashes and spinouts....

 

Delana Smith inducted into St. Cloud State University's chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi

On Sunday, December 2, 2018, Delana Smith was inducted into St. Cloud State University's chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi. Smith was nominated by staff and faculty because they felt she had leadership skills and would make a...

 

Patriots roll past Vikings 24-10 in Brady tour de force

FOXBOROUGH, MASS. – The Vikings came into Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon with a chance to bolster their playoff prospects and put themselves back in the thick of the NFC North race. They left knowing they’ll need a win on the West Coast eight days from now to keep their postseason chances in good standing....

 

Green Bay Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy, name Joe Philbin interim head coach

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy, name Joe Philbin interim head coach. http://www.startribune.com/green-bay-packers-fire-head-coach-mike-mccarthy-name-joe-philbin-interim-head-coach/501745441/...

 

Vernon May

Vernon May August 9, 1986 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 32) Vernon Andrew John May "Giiwedinowinini" (Northern Man), Migizii (Eagle Clan) age 34, of Red Lake, Minnesota, began his journey to the spirit world from Bemidji, Minnesota, on Thursday, November 28, 2018 Vernon was...

 

GM's secret plan to shut plants, cut jobs likely signals more to come

DETROIT – Turns out no one keeps a secret as well as General Motors’ leadership. On Nov. 20, the automaker’s board of directors approved a massive cost-cutting plan that included shuttering two assembly plants in the United States, one in Canada and two U.S. propulsion plants by the end of next year. Combined...

 

Lawmakers discuss deal to push back shutdown deadline while mourning Bush

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers were discussing Sunday a short-term spending bill that would avert the possibility of a partial government shutdown as Washington mourns former President George H.W. Bush, according to people familiar with the talks. Staring down a Friday deadline with major conflicts left to resolve,...

 

Bush mourned as great statesman, man of uncommon decency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Bush, who died late Friday at his Houston home at age 94, is...

 

Early-season thin ice posing dangers for anglers Up North

Beltrami County’s emergency responders raced to the aid of imperiled ice fishermen twice in one day last month for rescues that have become all too common in November and early December. Both sets of anglers were dangling fishing lines close to open water, only to go adrift when the ice sheets they occupied broke...

 

Crime on tribal lands gets closer scrutiny from federal prosecutors in Minnesota

The U.S. attorney for Minnesota has tripled the number of prosecutors working crimes in Indian Country, while taking on more cases referred from tribal jurisdictions, all against a backdrop of criticism in recent years over the federal response to crimes on tribal land. The steps underscore a priority that U.S....

 

Dozens at large Minneapolis homeless camp find housing ahead of deadline

One of the largest and most visible homeless settlements ever seen in Minnesota is finally getting smaller, as public agencies intensify their push to find people housing ahead of a deadline for clearing out the site. Hennepin County officials and nonprofits said Saturday that more than 60 people, including...

 

Fire breaks out again overnight at homeless camp in south Minneapolis

Another fire broke out early Friday at the homeless encampment in south Minneapolis, the second such incident in two weeks. Six tents were destroyed but no one was hurt in the blaze, which started just before 1 a.m., said Minneapolis Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner. http://www.startribune.com/fire-...

 

BP: Assault victim runs over murder suspect during carjacking in central Minn.

WALKER, Minn. — A Longville man who is a suspect in his mother’s homicide in Bena faces criminal charges in a separate incident when he allegedly assaulted two people with a knife before being run over at a Bena bar. Thomas Wayne Matthews, 34, was charged Friday, Nov. 30, in Cass County District Court in Walker...

 

BP: 5 charged in relation to alcohol-fueled death at BSU

BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Attorney’s Office has charged five people in connection to the death of a minor who fell from the seventh floor of BSU’s Tamarack Hall in late September. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Attorney’s Office, each of the five individuals has been charged with two...

 

BP: 35 fishermen rescued from ice on Superior Bay

DULUTH - Nearly three-dozen fishermen were rescued from an ice floe on Superior Bay this morning. According to the Duluth Fire Department, 36 fishermen and their equipment were stranded on the ice around 10:40 a.m. when strong northeast winds caused the ice to break away from Park Point. http://www....

 

Peterson Sees Missed Opportunity in EPA's Final RFS Rule

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program and set the required amount of biofuels that must be blended in the nation’s fuel supply for 2019 and biomass-based biodiesel for 2020. Although the Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) in today’s...

 

BSU STUDENT AWARDED MINNESOTA SHERIFF ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

DATE: NOVEMBER 30, 2018 SHERIFF PHIL HODAPP OF BELTRAMI COUNTY ANNOUNCED TODAY THE LOCAL AWARDEES OF THE MINNESOTA SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 2018. THE ASSOCIATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS EACH YEAR TO INDIVIDUALS PLANNING TO BECOME MINNESOTA PEACE...

 
 By Mary Omen    News    December 3, 2018

Red Lake Nation Embassy 2018 Annual Christmas Dinner held at American Indian Center in Minneapolis

Red Lake Nation Embassy 2018 Annual Christmas Dinner held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at American Indian Center in Minneapolis from 2 PM to 5 PM....

 

Halloween in Red Lake 2018 - P39

Halloween in Red Lake 2018...

 

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