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MDA Reminds Farmers of State Resources during Federal Shutdown

SAINT PAUL – As part of the Walz-Flanagan administration’s action plan to protect Minnesotans during the federal government shutdown, Minnesota farmers who are experiencing setbacks due to the shutdown are encouraged to seek assistance from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). While the USDA did announce...

 

Red Lake Family and Children Services Winter Fest - P4

Red Lake Family and Children Services Winter Fest was held on Friday evening, January 11, 2019, at their site....

 

Community Wellness Gathering - "A Return to Tradition" - P6

RED LAKE, MN - On Wednesday, January 9. 2019, an Opening Ceremony was held for the Community Wellness Gathering at about 9 AM at the Red Lake Nation College by Jason Hart and Kelly Iceman, Cultural Coordinators, along with a welcome and opening remarks by Executive...

 

NEW YEARS EVE TRADITIONAL POW-WOW HELD IN RED LAKE - P12

RED LAKE, MN - The annual New Years Eve Traditional Pow Wow was held at the Red Lake Humanities beginning at 6 PM Friday evening. Although scheduled, there was no Grand Entry, making it even more traditional, everything got underway shortly after 7 PM. There were dance...

 

Headwaters starts on their annual publication, Collaborating for Success

Headwaters Music & Arts has begun work on their their annual publication, Collaborating for Success. This 20-24 page full color directory of seasonal activities informs community members and visitors to our area about upcoming 2019 summer and fall events. Headwaters accepts ads from local business and organization...

 

FDLTCC'S ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION ESTIMATED AT $49.5 MILLION

CLOQUET, MN -- Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates the contribution of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to the regional economy it serves to be $49.5 million...

 

Call for Native American artists, 2019 Artesian Arts Festival

The 6th Annual Artesian Arts Festival is now seeking applications from all Native American artists for the 2019 festival, set Saturday, May 25,in Sulphur, Oklahoma. Deadline to submit an application is Friday, Feb. 1. Open to artists from all federally-recognized tribes...

 

Blackfeet Food Distribution feeding furloughed workers, those working without pay

Faced with a partial federal government shutdown, Blackfeet Food Distribution Director Roy Crawford had two major issues to confront – supplies and manpower. “I’ve been in talks with the USDA regional people and the national board of the USDA, and they said to stay open as long as possible,” he said. “The...

 

Winnebago Tribe continues to see more return to homelands

LINCOLN, Nebraska -- When Ann Marie Bledsoe Downes earned her bachelor’s degree in education in 1991, she became one of just eight college graduates among the Winnebago people. Since then, more than 90 Winnebago tribal members have earned college degrees, and Bledsoe Downes now also has a law degree....

 

At Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, federal shutdown hasn't caused security delays - for now

While waiting for her daughter at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Tuesday afternoon, Dawn Bierman parked her luggage, looked around and wondered: "Where are all the people?" Following media reports that a partial government shutdown since Dec. 22 has...

 

Three years of construction coming to Interstate 94 between Maple Grove and Clearwater

Three years from now, traffic on Interstate 94 should consistently flow closer to the speed limit of 70 mph between Maple Grove and Clearwater than it does now. Until then, driving that 39-mile segment will be one royal road construction headache. http://www.startribune.com/three-years-of-constructi...

 

Burger King trolls Trump on Twitter

DETROIT — Burger King is needling President Donald Trump for his tweet about ordering more than 1,000 "hamberders" for the Clemson University Tigers' visit to the White House after winning the college football championship. The spelling error was quickly corrected. But Burger King jumped in with a tweet of its own:...

 

Peterson, Conaway Introduce Resolution Honoring American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Anniversary Convention

WASHINGTON (January 15, 2019) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Ranking Member Mike Conaway of Texas introduced a resolution today honoring the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation. “Farm Bureau has a long history of advocacy for American farmers, ranchers...

 

Diabetes prevention classes open to public at no charge

The American Diabetes Association estimates that more than 14 percent of the adult population of Oklahoma has diabetes, with an additional 36 percent of the population in the prediabetes range. Rates are even higher in the Native American population. While the disease has a long list of devastating side effects,...

 

Red Lake Family and Children Services Winter Fest - P3

Red Lake Family and Children Services Winter Fest was held on Friday evening, January 11, 2019, at their site....

 

Community Wellness Gathering - "A Return to Tradition" - P5

RED LAKE, MN - On Wednesday, January 9. 2019, an Opening Ceremony was held for the Community Wellness Gathering at about 9 AM at the Red Lake Nation College by Jason Hart and Kelly Iceman, Cultural Coordinators, along with a welcome and opening remarks by Executive...

 

NEW YEARS EVE TRADITIONAL POW-WOW HELD IN RED LAKE - P11

RED LAKE, MN - The annual New Years Eve Traditional Pow Wow was held at the Red Lake Humanities beginning at 6 PM Friday evening. Although scheduled, there was no Grand Entry, making it even more traditional, everything got underway shortly after 7 PM. There were dance...

 

Three Greater Minnesota Cities Awarded Infrastructure Grants

ST. PAUL – Grants totaling more than $2 million were approved by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) for infrastructure projects in three Greater Minnesota communities. DEED awarded the funding from its Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program for...

 

New interactive map shows wide variations in home radon testing across Minnesota

With Minnesota homes shut tight against the cold, dangerous levels of cancer-causing radon gas can build up during the winter months. To draw attention to this risk, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and partners mark January as Radon Action Month, urging Minnesotans to test their homes for radon. This year, a...

 

First Nations Receives $50,000 Grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to Help Build the Fundraising Capacity of Native American Nonprofits

LONGMONT, Colorado (January 15, 2019) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a grant of $50,000 from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of Highland, California. First Nations will use the funding on a project called “Building a Sustainable Future for Native Organizations.” In...

 

'A crisis like we've never seen': Native communities shed light on government shutdown's impacts

In the first congressional hearing at which Native members of Congress were present, Democratic representatives on Tuesday heard directly from Native American communities that are being devastated by the ongoing partial government shutdown, which this week became the longest in U.S. history. Many groups — including...

 

Jury begins deliberations in Monica Jack murder trial

A jury began deliberations on Tuesday morning to decide whether a man who allegedly confessed to killing 12-year-old Monica Jack in 1978 is guilty of the crime. They did not reach a verdict by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, and will resume deliberating Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. in B.C. Supreme Court. https...

 

Charges: Suspect confesses to killing Jayme's parents, abducting teen

BARRON, Wis. – Jake Patterson stopped behind a school bus picking up students on his way to work one morning when he spotted her. A sandy-brown-haired middle-school girl climbing aboard. http://www.startribune.com/elusive-details-about-jayme-s-abdu...

 

BP: Minn. rushes to approve February food stamps help

ST. PAUL -- People who rely on food stamps to eat have until Tuesday, Jan 15, to make sure their eligibility is in order to guarantee their federal benefits in February. That was among the warnings Minnesota lawmakers heard Monday from state leaders working to manage the longest partial shutdown of the federal...

 

Bemidji State University & The Sanford Center Sponsor 6th Annual Native Nations Night

BSU and the Sanford Center hosted the Sixth Annual Native Nations Night on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. The BSU Beavers faced off against University of Alaska-Fairbanks in a hotly contested game that went to OT with Alaska coming out on...

 

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