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Eloise Wind

Eloise Wind August 8, 1958 - December 14, 2021 Ishkaabaniikwe, Eloise Wind, 63-year-old resident of Onamia, MN passed away on December 12, 2021. Visitation will begin at 6 PM on Friday, December 17, 2021, at the District 1 Community Center on the Mille Lacs Reservation. Funeral Ceremony will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, December...

 

Donald E Jackson

Donald E Jackson April 17, 1959 Donald E. Jackson, 62 passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021. Donald was born on April 17,1959 to Franklin and Doris Jackson. He grew up on white Earth and had four wonderful children. Donald worked at Congrate maintenance for many years. He enjoyed helping his community especially elders with...

 

'Historic and unreal' December storms leave trail of damage in Minnesota

HARTLAND, MINN. - J.R. Henderson heard the sirens Wednesday night. He knew a windstorm, maybe even a tornado, was headed for this town about 90 miles south of the Twin Cities. And just as he opened his front door to check the skies, it arrived like a sledgehammer. "I opened the door and - bang!" the retired electrical lineman...

 

Hennepin County sheriff pleads guilty to misdemeanor drunken-driving offense

Hennepin County Sheriff Dave Hutchinson pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving and said he is enrolled in an outpatient treatment program to address his issues with alcohol. Hutchinson crashed his SUV at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 8 on Interstate 94 near Alexandria after attending a state sheriffs conference....

 

Minneapolis mayor vows to bolster police staffing, counter wave of youth-driven robberies, violence

Young offenders are primarily responsible for the wave of armed carjackings in Minneapolis, Mayor Jacob Frey and Deputy Police Chief Amelia Huffman said Thursday, laying out their response to one of the city's most violent years on record. "We are seeing a tragic trend that has been unfolding especially among Minneapolis'...

 

7 COVID-19 cases in Minnesota linked to omicron variant

Minnesota has identified seven coronavirus infections involving the omicron strain, and only two were linked to one another or out-of-state travel, meaning the variant is spreading in the state. Health officials are concerned that omicron could exacerbate the current pandemic wave in Minnesota, where the state has reported...

 

Minnesota House Republicans criticize Mayo Clinic for employee vaccine mandate

Minnesota House Republicans are criticizing the Mayo Clinic in Rochester for its vaccine mandate policy for employees, a move that's drawing sharp pushback from Democrats, who called it "disturbing" for lawmakers to question the judgment of medical professionals. In a letter sent to Mayo CEO and president Dr. Gianrico Farrugia...

 

Ethical decision is protecting patients

Generations of families have brought their loved ones to Mayo Clinic when disease strikes, sometimes traveling thousands of miles to do so. The trust placed in this renowned medical center obligates it to put patients' health first at all times. In a pandemic, that means requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for staff. Those who come...

 

As food prices rise, how much is too much?

The price of food could rise 40% on average before consumers start switching to different products or buying less, according to a recent survey. British firms Ingredient Communications and SurveyGoo asked a thousand U.S. and U.K shoppers this month how much more they'd pay for certain products to gauge when consumers find items...

 

All from US missionary group freed in Haiti, police say

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - The remaining members of a U.S. missionary group who were kidnapped two months ago in Haiti have been freed, Haitian police and the church group said Thursday. The spokesman for Haiti's National Police, Gary Desrosiers, confirmed to The Associated Press that the hostages had been released, but did not...

 

Justice Department asks high court to allow vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration late Thursday asked the Supreme Court to block lower court orders that are keeping President Joe Biden's vaccine mandate for health care workers from going into effect in about half of the states. The administration asked the justices to allow the "urgently needed health and safety measure...

 

Repeat offenders could serve less time under Minnesota sentencing guidelines proposal

A proposed change to Minnesota sentencing guidelines that could shorten sentences for people who commit crimes while on probation or parole was met with pushback Thursday from critics who argued it would give a pass to repeat offenders. State sentencing guidelines, which work on a point system, take into account the severity of...

 

Bemidji Police Seek Help Finding Missing 15-Year-Old Nevaeh Kingbird

BEMIDJI, Minn. (WCCO) – Police in Bemidji are asking for the public's help in searching for Nevaeh Kingbird, a 15-year-old girl who was reported as a runway in late October. Authorities say Kingbird was last seen leaving a party around Carter Circle on the southern end of the city around 1 a.m. on Oct. 22. She was later seen...

 

Two Indigenous Women Recognized in Forbes' "50 Over 50-Women of Impact"

On Wednesday, Forbes Magazine hosted an event with First Lady Dr. Jill Biden in New York City honoring the women chosen for its inaugural list of "50 Over 50-Women of Impact". Of the 50 chosen, two Indigenous women were chosen as part of the inaugural listing of entrepreneurs, leaders and creators-Winona LaDuke and Dr. Margaret...

 

First phase ending for child tax credit, a 'game changer' for families

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Arizona families may have seen the last – for now – payment Wednesday under an expanded child tax credit program that advocates say has been a "game changer" for low-income families in the state. The program, passed earlier this year as part of the pandemic-relief American Rescue Plan, sent families...

 

Seminole's Hard Rock enterprise reaches deal to buy Mirage

Hard Rock International, the worldwide hospitality and entertainment company owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, has announced a deal to acquire the operations of The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from MGM Resorts for $1 billion. Hard Rock plans to build its iconic guitar-shaped hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, officials said. “We are honored to welcome The Mirage's...

 

Steady job growth continues in Minnesota, outpacing the nation

Minnesota gained 8,600 jobs in November, up 0.3% on a seasonally adjusted basis. The private sector gained 10,200 jobs, up 0.4%, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state unemployment rate ticked down two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.3%, due to people moving from unemployment to employment. The...

 

State's fatal work-injuries decreased in 2020

A total of 67 fatal work-injuries were recorded in Minnesota in 2020 during the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), a decrease from the 80 fatal work-injuries in 2019. Minnesota's 2020 fatal-injury rate is 2.4 fatalities per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers; the 2019 rate was 2.6 fatalities per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers. These and other...

 

WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN: IF YOUR NAME APPEARS ON THIS LIST, PLEASE CALL THE RED LAKE ENROLLMENT DEPARTMENT

RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS ENROLLMENT DEPARTMENT P O BOX 555 RED LAKE MN 56671 OFFICE HOURS: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. MON-FRI Phone: ( 218 ) 679-3341 Fax: ( 218 ) 679-2188 RED LAKE BAND MEMBER WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN, IF YOUR NAME APPEARS ON THIS LIST: PLEASE CALL THE RED LAKE ENROLLMENT DEPARTMENT AT (218) 679-3341 TO UPDATE...

 
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FOR ANYBODY WHO SIGNED UP FOR THE SUPPORTIVE GUIDANCE FOOD PROGRAM

FOR ANYBODY WHO SIGNED UP FOR THE SUPPORTIVE GUIDANCE FOOD PROGRAM, FOOD DELIVERY WILL BE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17th, 2021. Redby/Ponemah distribution Redby Community Center at 4pm-7pm. Red Lake/Little Rock distribution Old Red Lake Center at 4pm-7pm. Milk and eggs will be with every food bag given. You can still sign up with...

 

Red Lake Warriors, Lady Warriors Varsity and JV Teams all victorious in Laporte

Red Lake Warriors, Lady Warriors Varsity and Boys and Girls JV Teams all victorious in Laporte on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Photographs by Chris Jourdain...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors outpaced in second half, lose 65-57 at home to Clearbrook-Gonvick - P4

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 - P4

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 open 2021-22 season with 105-40 loss to Mountain-Iron-Buel - P10

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 - P10

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...

 

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