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Red Lake High School Band presents "Sounds of the Season" Concert - P15

RED LAKE - On Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017, the Red Lake High School Band, directed by Julie Aas, performed their first concert of the year, "Sounds of the Season." This hour long concert began with the Beginner's Band who performed Sousa's Cadets and Angels on...

 

Red Lake Lady Warriors open season with 79-33 win over Blackduck - P25

RED LAKE - The Red Lake Lady Warriors opened their 2017-18 season at home on Thursday, November 30, 2017, having no trouble with Blackduck, 79-33. The Lady Warriors led 49-19 at the half, adding 30 more points in the second half to start the season 1-0. Alexis Desjarlai...

 

With daily physical education no longer the law, schools revising PE plans

Illinois has long been viewed as a leader in public school physical education and is considered the first state in the nation to require daily PE, dating back 60 years. But a change in the law this year gutted the PE rules, making it easier to cut back on classes and excuse more kids from PE. Several schools are...

 

As poverty rises, one Maryland school system tries a longer school year

The number of students living in poverty has been rising in the Washington suburbs, and leaders in Montgomery County’s high-performing school system have looked for ways to boost their academic success. One idea that has sparked growing interest: more days in class. https://www.washingtonpost.com/...

 

In San Jose district, identifying schools to close a gut-wrenching prospect

A San Jose school district is preparing to mothball up to a third of its elementary schools, making it among the hardest hit among Bay Area urban districts that are consolidating as they grapple with slowing revenue growth, soaring personnel costs and shrinking enrollments. Oak Grove School District’s consolidation...

 

In Georgia schools: when takeover becomes 'turnaround'

As 2017 came to a close, Georgia leaders began a novel experiment in school “turnaround.” Low-performing schools -- “chronically failing” Georgia’s governor used to call them -- had been bedeviling leaders for a long time, at least since President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law,...

 

Kentucky budget cuts could crush school outreach, education officials say

An empty stomach. A throbbing tooth. A sleepless night. For nearly 30 years, Kentucky schools have reached beyond classroom walls to tackle the things making it tough for kids to learn. https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/education/2017/12/26/kentucky-budget-cuts-school-outreach-education/886...

 

Greenville schools consider paddling, with parents' approval

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school district might make paddling an option for students who misbehave. Greenville Public School District trustees are considering a corporal punishment proposal, the Delta Democrat-Times reports. http://www.chron.com/news/education/article/Greenville-schoo...

 

Cold enough for you? Northern Minnesota location drops down to 41 below zero

DULUTH, Minn. – Wednesday morning was the coldest one yet of the deep freeze that has settled into northern Minnesota, with Cotton reporting a low of 41 below zero, and International Falls and Hibbing reporting record lows. Duluth didn’t set a record low for Dec. 27 — but the city was at 70 hours of subzero...

 

Local home construction continues upward trend in 2017

Housing construction in the Twin Cities area saw a boom year in 2017, with area builders reporting the highest number of permits issued since 2006 and the highest number of units since 2005. Single-family construction saw a 36 percent increase in production over December 2016. Multi-family activity saw a 1,100 percent...

 

New Cherokee Nation charging station adds juice to electric car population

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (KTUL) — A new Cherokee Nation charging station for electric cars provides 58,000-kilowatt hours of electricity to the tribal complex and is free and open to the public. Ben Phillips usually plugs in his EV Cadillac at home but now, he’s got a new option. http://ktul.com/news/lo...

 

Prosecutors can cite alleged threats from Denver woman arrested during oil pipeline protests

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge says prosecutors can cite threatening statements that a Denver woman made after she allegedly shot at police during an oil pipeline protest in North Dakota. Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis wanted to suppress evidence and statements obtained during her arrest last year at a Dakota...

 

Tribe, school partnership strengthened in Mashpee

MASHPEE — Collaboration between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and Mashpee Public Schools promises to increase next year, as the two groups have outlined a number of steps aimed at further integrating Native American and Wampanoag education into the district’s curriculum. The renewed partnership between the tribe and...

 

Quinault members serve food to homeless camps on Christmas

Around 30 people from the Quinault Indian Nation spent Christmas morning serving hot food and drinks to more than 100 homeless people camping out along the Chehalis River in Aberdeen. The volunteers distributed 125 meals of oatmeal, biscuits and gravy and Indian tea and coffee. “As for me, a disabled, Queets tribal...

 

6 Reasons Why Native Americans Got Mad At The US Government In 2017

In September 2016, native leaders gathered in Washington, DC, at President Obama’s invitation, and toasted a US president they said had made incremental but steady progress in building relationships with America’s first people. At the event, about a month shy of the 2016 presidential election, some tribal leaders...

 

Seven charged in Towaoc check scheme

Seven people have been charged in a check cashing and wire transfer scheme that withdrew $17,599 from the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe government fund. The felony charges were filed Dec. 13 in U.S. District Court in Durango, and are part of an ongoing investigation, said Jeff Dorschner, public affairs officer for the U.S....

 

Southern Ute Elect Female Chair

A political newcomer has beaten the odds and was elected chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe. Facing even greater odds was the fact that she was a woman. https://www.lakepowelllife.com/southern-ute-elect-female-chair/...

 

100-Plus Native American Artists, Entertainers Bring Traditions to 26th Litchfield Park Gathering

More than 100 Native American artists representing over 20 tribal affiliations from across the nation will bring diverse, hand-made original artwork to the invitation-only 26th anniversary Litchfield Park Gathering Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14. In the tradition of a street festival, The Gathering will be in the...

 

Passenger in Fond-du-Lac plane crash has died, family says

One of the 25 people aboard a plane that crashed on Dec. 13 shortly after takeoff from Fond-du-Lac, Sask., has died of his injuries, according to an online update from his family. Arson Fern Jr., 19, had been critically injured and was being treated at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. http://...

 

4 people arrested in Polson drug raid, 2nd in two weeks

POLSON - In Lake County, four people are behind bars on Wednesday, facing multiple drug charges. It's all part of a multi-agency effort to combat drugs in the area called "Operation Blue Christmas." http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/story/37150086/4-people-arrested-in-polson-drug-raid-2nd-in-two-weeks...

 

World's Wealthiest Became $1 Trillion Richer in 2017

The richest people on earth became $1 trillion richer in 2017, more than four times last year’s gain, as stock markets shrugged off economic, social and political divisions to reach record highs. The 23 percent increase on theBloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world’s 500 richest people, compares...

 

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