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May 13, 2013
Two men stabbed in Cass Lake
Two Cass Lake men were stabbed early Saturday in the city, officials said Monday. At just after 3:15 a.m. Saturday, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a disturbance in the city of Cass Lake. When deputies arrived at the scene, they located two male stabbing victims,...
news / local
May 13, 2013 - 11:13am
April 4, 2013
Reservoir drawdown for Mississippi River complete in region
BEMIDJI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed its drawdown of the Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs in preparation for potential flooding due to the spring melt. The Corps’ six reservoirs – Leech Lake near Federal Dam,; Winnibigoshish Lake near Deer River; Pokegama...
news / local
April 4, 2013 - 4:11pm
January 1, 2013
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Sending a positive message The importance education plays in our lives can’t be overstated. That’s one reason the campaign pledge by LeRoy Staples-Fairbanks III, elected last summer as the new District 3 representative on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council, is so admirable....
opinion / editorial
January 1, 2013 - 12:28am
December 27, 2012
Tribal rep provides funding for Leech Lake Tribal College endowment fund
CASS LAKE – LeRoy Staples-Fairbanks III, as he ran for tribal office, pledged to make education a priority. Staples-Fairbanks, 30, elected...
news / education
December 27, 2012 - 11:35pm
December 14, 2012
Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area seeks volunteers
LEECH LAKE – The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Leech Lake Area is seeking volunteers to provide special physical fitness activities such as dance classes, yoga, aerobics, kick-boxing or other activities to introduce youth to alternate physical fitness activities. BGCLLA provide services...
December 14, 2012 - 10:31pm
October 26, 2012
Some question tribal ID usability under amendment
BEMIDJI – In 2004, a massive “get out the vote” campaign was aimed at encouraging American Indians to get to the polls across a handful of states. In Minnesota, voter turnout on reservations increased by nearly 20 percentage points from the 2000 election. The report stemming...
news / local
October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
Leech Lake tribal incumbents withdraw protests to election results
CASS LAKE - The Leech Lake General Election is officially over. Leech Lake Chairman Arthur "Archie" LaRose and District III Representative Eugene "Ribs" Whitebird withdrew their respective election contests Monday. LaRose lost to Carri Jones in the June 12 general election by seven...
June 26, 2012 - 10:47am
Polling sites set for Leech Lake primary
CASS LAKE - Polling locations for the upcoming Leech Lake Tribal Council primary election have been set. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 3. For absentee voters, the Leech Lake General Election Board office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 31. The office...
March 26, 2012 - 2:24pm