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Ford Supports Education Through the 2012 Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge

• Heart Behind the Oval Community Challenge is open to all U.S. high school seniors and college students with a demonstrated commitment to their communities • Public voting determines three winners who each receive a $2,500 college scholarship and a $2,500 grant to complete a future service project • Students...

 
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Region 2 Arts Council Sponsors Northern Artist Association Workshop, Painting Nature with Scott Fadness

Participants will learn how to compose a 16” x 20” acrylic painting including lessons in composition, layout, preliminary chalk drawing of the subject and acrylic painting techniques with local artist Scott Fadness. The workshop will be held December 5th and 6th from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Beltrami Electric...

 
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NO TIME TO LOSE -- GOVERNMENT RELIEF FUNDS FOR VICTIMS OF UNFAIR FORECLOSURE

NO TIME TO LOSE -- GOVERNMENT RELIEF FUNDS FOR VICTIMS OF UNFAIR FORECLOSURE A NEWS BRIEFING for Ethnic and Community Media on the federally-monitored Independent Foreclosure Review (IFR) Program. WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm WHERE: New America Media 275 9th St., San Francisco, CA 94103 WHAT: Learn...

 

Moose declining: Wolves, eagles upgraded, but endangered list continues to grow

DULUTH – Minnesota’s beleaguered moose will be one of 67 animals added to the state’s official endangered species list under a proposal announced this week by the Department of Natural Resources....

 

Winter yields evidence drought is affecting wildlife

DETROIT LAKES – The heavy snow that fell on parts of central Minnesota over the weekend may be too late to help relieve widespread drought....

 

Today's teens healthier than those in 1990s, but racial gap detected

The health of teenagers in Minnesota has collectively improved since the 1990s, according to an analysis released Wednesday by state health officials....

 

U studies: Reading boosts homeless students

Children who are homeless or moving from home to home face longer odds when it comes to succeeding in school, but studies from the University of Minnesota have identified two key ways to help them overcome the obstacles of their living situations....

 

Smith: Upper Red Lake comes back from the depths

Resort owner Jerry Barthel witnessed the collapse of the Upper Red Lake walleye fishery in the 1990s, the closure of the lake to walleye fishing, and the ice-angler frenzy when huge crappies briefly filled the walleye void....

 

UPPER RED LAKE WALLEYE REGS

UPPER RED LAKE WALLEYE REGS The walleye-protected slot on Upper Red Lake is being expanded this winter to boost harvest opportunities. The protected slot during the winter used to be 17 to 26 inches -- the same as spring. But this year, the DNR will retain a 20- to 26-inch protected slot for the entire 2012-13 winter...

 

Attawapiskat chief 'willing to die' to force Harper meeting

The chief of the First Nations community of Attawapiskat in northern Ontario is on a hunger strike and says she is willing to risk her own health to push the Canadian government to meet treaty obligations....

 

Settlement will stand, tribe rules

NESPELEM — The Colville Tribe’s governing council says it will stick to its plan to spend half of a $193 million settlement on tribal programs, and will not be distributing it to members....

 

N.W.T. elder who won $1M forced to rely on pension once more

An elder from Dettah, N.W.T., who won the lottery says he is back to living on his old age pension....

 

Challenges, Hope as New Era Begins for Division of Indian Work

MINNEAPOLIS - A new era is beginning at what is the oldest direct-service organization for American Indians in the Twin Cities. Today is the first on the job for the new executive director of the Division of Indian Work, Patina Park. Park says DIW began helping Native Americans with basic needs 60 years ago as...

 

Vatican: World not ending, despite Maya prediction

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world won't be ending in 10 days, despite predictions to the contrary. Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/news/world/article/Vatican-World-not-ending-despite-Maya-prediction-4109085.php#ixzz2EqwzM9MH...

 

Tule River Indian Reservation leaders: Tribe shocked by deaths

Autopsies have been ordered for the victims and the suspect from this weekend’s shootings in Tulare County that left five people dead and two children fighting for their lives....

 

Former Crow tribal employees arraigned in corruption case

In what was almost entirely a family affair, the former head of the Crow Tribe Historic Preservation Office and six others were charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Billings with defrauding the tribe of more than $500,000. Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/fo...

 

Poplar man pleads guilty to theft from Indian tribal organization

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Great Falls, on December 11, 2012, Jerome Bruce Seaman, a 61-year-old resident of Poplar, pled guilty to theft from an Indian tribal organization receiving federal grants....

 

Brimley man faces up to 20 years in assault of federal officer

Lorne Anthony Lyons, 50, of Brimley was convicted of assault upon a federal officer with a dangerous weapon on Friday following a two-day jury trail, according to U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles, Jr. The jury found that Lyons assaulted, resisted, opposed, impeded or interfered with a Bay Mills Tribal Police officer...

 

Racing Commission says no to electronic blackjack games

The Minnesota Racing Commission Thursday rejected a request by Running Aces Harness Park to add electronic games to its card room....

 

'Fiscal cliff' talks eye narrow bargain to raise some tax rates, other issues would be put off

WASHINGTON - Hopes dimming for a wide-ranging bargain, the White House and many congressional Republicans are setting their sights on a more modest deal that would extend current tax rates for most Americans, raise rates for top earners and leave other, vexing issues for the new year....

 

Foreclosure activity falls slightly in Minnesota, U.S.

Foreclosure activity in Minnesota and most of the U.S. fell slightly in November compared with last year, a sign that improvements in the economy and a stabilizing housing market are starting to ease stress on homeowners....

 

People worldwide are living longer

A decline in deaths from malnutrition and diseases like measles and tuberculosis has caused a shift in global mortality patterns over the past 20 years, said a new report, with far more of the world's population now living into old age and dying from diseases more associated with rich countries, like cancer and heart...

 

We're living longer, but sicker: Study finds life expectancy rising but so is disability

LONDON - Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far at life expectancy and the biggest health threats....

 

Indian child issue has other side

WAGNER — Though South Dakota has suffered repeated criticism recently for placing too many American Indian children with white foster families, at least one tribal official who’s participated in the criticism acknowledges there are not enough Indian families “stepping up” to take Indian chil...

 

Census Bureau Releases 2010 Census American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2010 Census American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File. This summary file provides statistics for the largest number of American Indian and Alaska Native groups of any Census Bureau data product. For the first time, the...

 

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