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April 15, 2018
Ponemah School recognizes student achievements
Ponema School recently recognized students for achieving perfect attendance during the third grading period as well as students in grades 4-8...
April 15, 2018 - 8:58pm
Foul play not suspected in Red Lake woman's death
RED LAKE—Red Lake police do not suspect foul play in the death of a woman found on the reservation Monday. Public Safety Director Bill...
March 15, 2018 - 4:27pm
February 19, 2018
Police, parents search for missing Red Lake woman
PONEMAH -- Red Lake police are asking for help finding a woman missing since Jan. 28. Amy Dow, 27, was last seen leaving her house in Ponemah...
February 19, 2018 - 2:35pm
February 18, 2018
Walk for missing and murdered to be held in Ponemah
PONEMAH—A Red Lake women's shelter is sponsoring a walk for missing and murdered indigenous people this week. The walk is set for Wednesday, Feb. 21, and comes a week after a similar event in Bemidji. Multiple such walks were held across the country and in Canada on Valentine's...
February 18, 2018 - 7:32am
December 31, 2017
Red Lake acquires two new ambulances
RED LAKE—The Red Lake Band of Ojibwe recently acquired two new ambulances that will be located at Red Lake and Ponemah. In March, two additional...
December 31, 2017 - 1:15pm
July 25, 2017
Always teaching, always giving: Longtime Ojibwe spiritual leader Anna Gibbs dies at age 72
PONEMAH -- In the last hours of her life, Anna Gibbs was still teaching. “She was still giving directions,” her son, Leslie Gibbs, said of...
July 25, 2017 - 4:30pm
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
April 21, 2016
Northern Indigenous Games to be held at BSU this weekend
BEMIDJI—BSU will be hosting the Northern Indigenous Games tonight through Sunday. A film screening will be 5 to 9 p.m. tonight featuring Brown University doctoral student, filmmaker and former NJCAA National Cross Country Champion Angelo Baca (Navajo/Hopi). The event will be...
April 21, 2016 - 6:35pm
November 19, 2015
Ponemah man convicted of sexual abuse
BEMIDJI—A Ponemah man was convicted Thursday in federal court of aggravated sexual abuse from a March incident on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Dana Lee Cobenais, 23, was convicted after a three-day trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle, according to a release...
November 19, 2015 - 8:52pm
October 22, 2015
Red Lake council announces $250 trust fund distribution
The Red Lake Tribal Council has approved a $250 payment distribution for the enrolled membership of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the Trust Fund Account. The check distribution will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 for on-reservation members only. All off-reservation member...
October 22, 2015 - 6:34pm
July 21, 2015
You say Ponemah, I say Obaashiing: Elders teach youth at Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp
PONEMAH—Obaashiing has long been renowned as the home of the Ojibwe language.
July 21, 2015 - 9:34pm
Ponemah students learn about wood duck
Nearly 30 students from Ponemah School recently had the opportunity to learn about the wood duck, as part of their summer school program. The...
June 21, 2015 - 12:27am
December 3, 2014
Man receives four-year sentence in strangulation case
BEMIDJI -- A Ponemah man was sentenced Tuesday in Duluth to four years in prison for strangling following an assault on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Terry Iceman was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison following his...
December 3, 2014 - 5:14pm
Ponemah man sentenced to 10 years in strangulation case
BEMIDJI -- A Ponemah man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Minneapolis to 10 years in prison for a March strangulation assault. Kyle Martin, 25, pleaded guilty on Aug. 20 to one count of strangulation, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. According...
December 3, 2014 - 4:44pm
May 22, 2014
Red Lake spiritual adviser dies
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians is mourning the loss of one of its spiritual advisers. Lawrence Edward Stillday Sr., “Chima’iingan,” died Tuesday at his home in Ponemah. Stillday, 70, worked for Red Lake Chemical Health for 14 years. Stillday was a Vietnam...
May 22, 2014 - 6:11pm