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Articles from the December 15, 2021 edition

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Shirley Ann Smith

Shirley Ann Smith July 27, 1966 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 55) Shirley Ann Smith, Ogimaa Migizi Ikwe "Chief Eagle Woman", Mink Clan, age 55, of Red Lake, MN, passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Shirley was born on July 27, 1966, in Bemidji, MN, to Theresa (Mason) and Myron Smith. She grew up in...

 

Lynda Ann Erickson

Lynda Ann Erickson November 1, 1955 ~ December 12, 2021 (age 66) Lynda Ann Erickson, age 66, of Red Lake, Minnesota journeyed home to the spirit world from the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND after a lengthy illness on Sunday, December 12th, 2021. Lynda was one of four girls born to Katherine (Blue) and Oliver "Gub" Erickson...

 

Theresa Alice Spike-Harrison

Theresa Alice Spike-Harrison June 21, 1973 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 48) Theresa Alice Spike-Harrison, age 48, passed away at her residence in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. A wake for Theresa will begin Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 5:00pm at the Redby Center, Redby, Minnesota, and will continue until...

 

Giiwedin Biindige

Giiwedin Biindige February 12, 1940 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 81) Giiwedin Biindige peacefully began his spirit journey on December 13, 2021. He is survived by his wife Erma, children Debra (Brent), Jeanni, Kurt, Tami (Vance), Jon (Melissa), Derick (Todd), Melanie (Desmond), and Joe. He also leaves behind many grandchildren,...

 

Fishermen rescued from being stranded on Lower Red Lake

On 12/14/2021, at about 11:50 AM, Red Lake Department of Public Safety received a call for assistance from two ice-fishermen that had become stranded on the ice on the Red Lake Reservation. Red Lake Conservation Officers, Red Lake Police and Red Lake Fire responded to McKenzie's Landing where the fishermen had launched from....

 

House votes to hold Mark Meadows in contempt in Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON - The House voted Tuesday to hold former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress after he ceased to cooperate with the Jan. 6 Committee investigating the Capitol insurrection - making it the first time the chamber has voted to hold a former member in contempt since the 1830s. The near-party-lin...

 

Hennepin County assigns more prosecutors to handle carjacking caseload

As carjackings in Minneapolis and the suburbs continue to surge, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office says it is assigning more prosecutors to handle the influx of cases. County Attorney Mike Freeman said Tuesday that his office plans to "ramp-up" prosecution of carjackings by dedicating one prosecutor to adult cases and...

 

Surgery delays grow severe amid COVID-19 hospital crowding in Minnesota

Gayle Nourse avoided surgery on her left knee as long as she could - having endured a right knee replacement last year - but when the pain became intolerable in September, it was too late. A COVID-19 wave consumed hospital beds, forcing patients with urgent but not emergent conditions to wait. Nourse made it into pre-op at...

 

U.S. Bank apologizes, settles with Black customer who claimed mistreatment in 2020 branch visit

U.S. Bank reached a confidential settlement with a Twin Cities-area Black man who claimed he was racially profiled and mistreated at the Columbia Heights branch last year. The settlement was followed by a public letter of apology by the CEO of the bank after a local TV station reported last week about the incident. "I am deeply...

 

US COVID death toll hits 800,000, a year into vaccine drive

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 topped 800,000 on Tuesday, a once-unimaginable figure seen as doubly tragic, given that more than 200,000 of those lives were lost after the vaccine became available practically for the asking last spring. The number of deaths, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to the...

 

Congress sends Biden $2.5T debt limit hike, avoiding default

WASHINGTON - Congress averted a catastrophic debt default early Wednesday morning after Democratic majorities in both chambers voted to send a $2.5 trillion increase in the nation's borrowing authority to President Joe Biden over lockstep Republican opposition. Capping a marathon day, the House gave final approval to the...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors outpaced in second half, lose 65-57 at home to Clearbrook-Gonvick - P2

Red Lake, MN - The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears earned their third victory of the season after an extremely physical and hard fought game versus the Red Lake Warriors, 65-57. The game started off with the Red Lake Warriors jumping out in front thanks to their usual run and gun style of offense. The Bears appeared to be a step...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors JV come from behind in second quarter to win 49-41 over Clearbrook-Gonvick - P2

Red Lake, MN - The Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears earned their third victory of the season after an extremely physical and hard fought game versus the Red Lake Warriors, 65-57. The game started off with the Red Lake Warriors jumping out in front thanks to their usual run and gun style of offense. The Bears appeared to be a step...

 

2 artists charged with faking Native heritage

SEATTLE— Two artists are facing federal charges that they faked Native American heritage to sell works at downtown Seattle galleries. Lewis Anthony Rath, 52, of Maple Falls, and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, 67, also known as Jerry Witten, of Seattle, have been charged separately with violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act, which prohibits misrepresentation in marketing American...

 

Boozhoo! Ojibwe-speaking puppets hit the airwaves

Heidi Holton remembers the day Ojibwe puppeteer Michael Lyons called in to the radio station where she worked. She’d been following his puppets, Nanaboozhoo and Natasha, on YouTube, and commenting about their use of the Ojibwe language and culture. “He said, ‘How about ‘Boozhoo Nanaboozhoo’ on the radio?’” she recalls. She stopped a moment to think....

 

Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Public Safety in Tribal Communities

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. Department of Justice today announced the opening of the FY 2022 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation period. Also known as CTAS, the funding under this initiative is available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native communities in the areas of crime prevention, victim services and coordinated community responses to violence against native...

 

Launch Minnesota Awards over $600,000 in Innovation Grants to Startups

St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) today announced that it has awarded $673,500 in Launch Minnesota Innovation Grants to startups. These grants go to 25 startups 18 of which targeted founders are minority, veteran or woman-owned businesses or are located in Greater Minnesota. These grants were available due to the continued...

 

BSU Junior Garrett Peterson wins a 70" Smart HDTV at BSU Men's Hockey Game

(Bemidji, MN) (December 15, 2021) – For the first time since February of 2020, there was a winner of the Paul Bunyan Communications Hockey Hot Shots Promotion during a Bemidji State University men's home hockey game! Garrett Peterson of Hawley, MN made his shot at center ice during a period intermission at the Beavers game...

 

New Beltrami County K9 Team enters service

Bemidji, MN –December 14, 2021: Please welcome K9 Rip as the newest member of our Beltrami County Sheriff's Office family. K9 Rip entered service on November 24, 2021 with Deputy Tony Hanson being his handler. K9 Rip is a 20 month old Belgian Malinois who came to us from Poland. Deputy Hanson and K9 Rip recently graduated...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors open 2021-22 season with 105-40 loss to Mountain-Iron-Buel - P8

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors Basketball Team opened their 2021-22 season hosting Mountain-Iron-Buel on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, falling behind 68-19 in the first half alone. MIB hit ten 3-pointers in that early attack, pressed Red Lake fiercely, causing numerous turnovers, and ran tirelessly from one end of the...

 

Red Lake JV Lady Warriors open 2021-22 season with 47-31 loss to Mountain-Iron-Buel - P8

RED LAKE, MN - The Red Lake Lady Warriors Basketball Team opened their 2021-22 season hosting Mountain-Iron-Buel on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, falling behind 68-19 in the first half alone. MIB hit ten 3-pointers in that early attack, pressed Red Lake fiercely, causing numerous turnovers, and ran tirelessly from one end of the...

 
 Events   

Food is Medicine - Winter 2021-22 Workshop Series - Cedar Blueberry Cough Syrup

Food is Medicine - Winter 2021-22 Workshop Series - Cedar Blueberry Cough Syrup Friday, December 17, 2021 - 3 PM - Adaawe-wigamig Business Center Cough Syru[ Workshop with Linda Black Elk 10 spots available and Zoom, too. (218)679-IDEA Sponsored by 4-Directions Development...

 

Red Lake "Treat Street" held on Sunday - P30

Red Lake "Treat Street" was held on Sunday, October 31, 2021 with numerous Programs participating in the event, which started at 2 PM and was scheduled to end at 4 PM....

 

Red Lake Elementary School celebrates Halloween on Friday - P30

The Red Lake Elementary School students celebrated Halloween on Friday, October 29, 2021 with an outdoor parade and treats for all the kids....

 
 Events   

A new album by Saloli, "The Island: Music for Piano vol. I"

A new album by Saloli, "The Island: Music for Piano vol. I" will be available as a limited edition cassette (as well as digital) this December 21st, 2021, with a concert that same evening at the First Congregational Church, Portland, OR. Saloli (Mary Sutton) is a Cherokee Nation citizen and daughter of painter and flute maker...

 

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