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May 2, 2017
Red Lake Tribal Secretary dies at 74
RED LAKE -- Red Lake Tribal Secretary Donald Cook died Monday, according to a press release from the Red Lake Band of Chippewa. Cook, 74, was...
May 2, 2017 - 6:27pm
March 31, 2017
VIDEO: 'Working together, there is hope': 2016 year of highs and lows for Red Lake Nation
RED LAKE—2016 was a year of both progress and setbacks for the Red Lake Nation, as some highly anticipated projects came to fruition while...
March 31, 2017 - 6:15pm
September 8, 2016
UPDATED: Standing with Standing Rock: Locals show support for pipeline protesters
BEMIDJI -- Despite a distance of more than 300 miles, members of the Bemidji, Red Lake and Leech Lake communities are hitting the road to protest...
September 8, 2016 - 11:34am
April 15, 2016
Red Lake Nation Day at state Capitol on Tuesday
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a Red Lake Day at the Capitol on Tuesday in St. Paul. The event for all tribal citizens will be held at the State Office Building located at 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in St. Paul. Opening remarks are scheduled to begin...
April 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
March 9, 2016
Playing for Aaron: Red Lake boys dedicating season to fallen teammate (PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO)
RED LAKE -- This season hasn’t always been easy for Roger White. The Red Lake head boys basketball coach lost his 15-year-old son, Aaron, to...
March 9, 2016 - 6:03pm
January 7, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Top-level reporting
The article on Red Lake Nation and Enbridge (Jan. 3) was both informative and superb writing, regardless of on which side a person takes a stand. For a “small town” newspaper, the Pioneer is top level. Kristine Oppegaard Walker
January 7, 2016 - 12:24am
January 2, 2016
Red Lake Nation, Enbridge reach $18.5 million agreement, land swap
LEONARD, Minn.—Tall clumps of yellow grass poke out of the snow, and it's hard to tell whether the white blanket covers a swamp or prairie....
January 2, 2016 - 10:37pm
August 17, 2015
Migizi has landed: Red Lake Nation College, Capitol buildings, veterans memorial blessed by eagle viewing (video/photo gallery)
RED LAKE -- A young migizi swooped between two giant eagle-adorned buildings dedicated as the new tribal government center and college in Red...
August 17, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 14, 2015
Red Lake Nation holds focus groups to help businesses grow
RED LAKE—The Red Lake Nation Entrepreneur Program recently partnered with the University of Minnesota Extension Services to assess the...
August 14, 2015 - 5:30pm
February 3, 2015
County Board discusses Red Lake child foster care numbers
BEMIDJI -- A review of a new county Social Services employee position morphed into a broader talk on the issue of court-ordered child placement at Red Lake on Tuesday during a Beltrami County Board of Commissioners work session. Social Services Division Director Jeff Lind and...
February 3, 2015 - 8:40pm
January 30, 2015
Red Lake officials talk tribal jurisdiction in D.C. trip
BEMIDJI -- Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki Sr., Tribal Treasurer Annette Johnson and other Red Lake officials traveled to Washington, D.C.,...
January 30, 2015 - 5:34pm
October 27, 2014
Red Lake plans special election for Nov. 19
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a special runoff election Nov. 19 to elect one Red Lake representative to a two-year term on the Tribal Council. Donald Desjarlait and Robert Smith will face each other in the special election, which will fill the vacated seat left by the...
October 27, 2014 - 6:59pm
September 19, 2014
Smith, Desjarlait in run-off for vacated Red Lake Tribal Council seat
BEMIDJI -- A run-off election will be scheduled to fill a vacancy on the Red Lake Tribal Council after no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote in Wednesday's special election, officials said Friday. The General Election Board has certified the results, with Robert...
September 19, 2014 - 10:30am
BELTRAMI COUNTY: How close is too close? County board to weigh in on liquor sales near Red Lake
BEMIDJI -- A proposed liquor store at a resort on the edge of Beltrami County is raising eyebrows across the border on the Red Lake Nation, which bans the sale and possession of alcohol. At a Beltrami County Board meeting Tuesday, a delegation from the Red Lake Nation voiced opposition...
August 19, 2014 - 11:50pm
August 5, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners host Red Lake Tribal Council
BEMIDJI -- Two chairmen were seated at the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meeting table on Tuesday -- a rare occasion if not a historical...
August 5, 2014 - 7:09pm