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Minnesota officials urge public to prepare for arrival of new coronavirus

Minnesota might not have a confirmed case of a novel coronavirus infection today - or even in the days or weeks to come - but state health officials said Thursday that now is the time for people to prepare for the threat. While state officials dust off pandemic plans,...

 

Sources say Minneapolis cop under federal investigation for alleged excessive force, theft

A Minneapolis police officer who was placed on paid leave last fall is under federal investigation in connection with various criminal allegations including the use of excessive force, according to multiple sources. On and off since late last year, a federal grand jury...

 

St. Paul 7-year-old critical after he's struck while walking to his bus

A 7-year-old boy hit by a pickup truck while walking to his school bus Thursday morning on St. Paul's West Side is in critical condition. Police said the boy was hit while crossing S. Robert Street at Wood Street about 6:30 a.m. He was in a crosswalk, and a stopped...

 

U.S., Iran locked in stalemate after slaying of Gen. Qassem Soleimani

WASHINGTON – The United States and Iran may have pulled back from the brink of war, but they have refused to stand down since the U.S. drone strike in January that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of Tehran's elite Quds Force. Instead, the two adversaries have...

 

Officials close Minnesota schools because of threatening message

MADISON, Minn. - A second threat of violence in as many months made at the Lac qui Parle Valley High School led school board members to close all of the district's schools Thursday and Friday. Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Allen Anderson said the threat discovered after...

 

The 17th Annual Bemidji Area Friends of Concordia Language Villages' Essay Contest

The 17th Annual Bemidji Area Friends of Concordia Language Villages’ Essay Contest was a huge success. We received 125 essays from area 4th and 5th graders and 10 one-week scholarships have been awarded. They will be honored in awards ceremony at Skogfjorden, the Norwegian Language Village, on Sunday, March 15th....

 

Regenerative Agriculture Food Businesses Head West

St. Paul, MN: Several Minnesota farms and companies contributing to the rise of “regenerative agriculture” will make up the Minnesota Pavilion at Natural Products Expo West (Expo West) on March 4-6 in Anaheim, CA. Expo West is the largest tradeshow of its kind, attracting more than 80,000 “industry-only...

 
 By Donna Bergstrom    News    February 28, 2020 

Red Lake Day at the Capitol Held on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 - P4

With the sun shining bright, the air cool and crisp, a delegation of over sixty members from Red Lake Nation met at the Minnesota State Capitol building for a Day at the Capitol on Thursday, February 20th, 2020. The delegation included Tribal Council Officers and...

 

'Absolutely disgusting': Son of fallen RCMP officer angered by vandalized monument

The son of slain RCMP officer Const. Dennis Strongquill says he is outraged and hurt by the vandalism to a Winnipeg statue honouring fallen officers. The spray-painted words "f--k RCMP" were scrawled on Wednesday across a monument outside the RCMP "D" Division...

 

As Gulf swallows Louisiana island, displaced tribe fears the future

ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, La. — It’s all but assumed this island will one day disappear beneath the waves. Perhaps the water will only cover the road, leaving Isle de Jean Charles a Venetian ghost town in Cajun country. Maybe the water will rise higher, or the island will sink lower, and only rooftops will be visible...

 

GROSSELL AUTHORS BIPARTISAN FUNDING FOR CHILD & FAMILY SERVICE CENTER

ST. PAUL, MN - State Representative Matt Grossell, R- Clearbrook, has introduced House File 3510, a bill to fund construction of a child and family services building that will allow the Red Lake Nation to take over their child protection services, which is currently...

 

Coronavirus: Be informed and call your provider if symptoms develop

Talk of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) is everywhere. Here's what you should know and do to keep yourself and your loved ones healthy. Know the symptoms The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mi...

 

Officials say attainment gap in higher education is no longer acceptable

CASS LAKE -- Staff from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education met with local tribal college leaders Tuesday to share ideas on how to close post-secondary attainment gaps with Native Americans. Held at Leech Lake Tribal College, the meeting featured a presentation...

 

Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking own life

MILWAUKEE - An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said. The assailant who attacked the Molson Coors complex was identified as a 51-year-old Milwaukee man...

 

Minneapolis teachers union opposes school district redesign

The Minneapolis teachers union has come out against a sweeping plan to reshape the public school system, calling on the district to extend its timeline and let students, parents and educators have a say in the design. The union, which represents more than 3,000 teachers, voted Friday to oppose the school district’s...

 

Mexicans in U.S. are returning in droves

LOS ANGELES – José cared for the bottle-fed babies, 700 of them in all. He knew a calf was healthy if her eyes were bright and her appetite hearty. Droopy ears were a bad sign. He was attuned to calf coughs. "His job was to do all things a mom would do to look after...

 

New study shows Minnesota's public airports generate $18.2 billion in annual economic activity

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s public airport system generates $18.2 billion in annual economic activity statewide, according to a new study the Minnesota Department of Transportation released today that details the economic impact of the state’s 133 public airports. The Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic...

 

Red Lake Day at the Capitol Held on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 - P3

With the sun shining bright, the air cool and crisp, a delegation of over sixty members from Red Lake Nation met at the Minnesota State Capitol building for a Day at the Capitol on Thursday, February 20th, 2020. The delegation included Tribal Council Officers and...

 

Educators Engage And Enrich Traditional Teaching With Student-driven Experiences That Emphasize Critical Thinking, Increase Cultural Relevance And Reduce Racism

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- What are educators doing to keep students engaged in 2020? While approaches vary, more and more educators are using active learning and culturally relevant approaches to create experiences where students take the lead. From taking on roles of researcher, broadcaster,...

 

Everyone counts in 2020

Few things are as important as being counted during the 2020 United States census. The census will shape both local communities and the national landscape. For Native Americans, the census offers an opportunity to provide a better future for tribal communities and...

 

Why Germany can't quit its racist Native American problem

Across the country, Germans spent the past week celebrating Carnival, known for its parades, drinking, and colorful costumes ahead of the Lenten fast. There is a pervasive attitude that for these five days, Germans can shed their rigid cultural norms and adopt an...

 

Federal indictment made in fentanyl overdose death case

A federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte returned a criminal bill of indictment on February 20, 2020, charging Shannon White, 42, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and resident of the Cherokee Indian Reservation, with distributing fentanyl that resulted in an overdose death, announced Andrew...

 

Minnesota health officials prepare for coronavirus

Minnesota hospitals and public health agencies are ramping up preparations for a novel coronavirus, which has almost reached global pandemic levels after it emerged in China this winter and spread to at least 37 countries. While the U.S. continues efforts such as...

 

Minnesota's Medicaid program made up to $29 million in improper payments for duplicate accounts

The state agency that oversees Minnesota's Medicaid program disclosed that it incorrectly paid up to $28.9 million over three years to managed care organizations and health care providers for tens of thousands of enrollees with duplicate personal accounts. The state...

 

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