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March 13, 2014
Boys basketball: Red Lake falls to Maranatha in state Class A quarterfinals
MINNEAPOLIS — Red Lake boys basketball coach Roger White followed senior guard Ryan Holthusen out of the Warriors’ locker room on Thursday during the Class A quarterfinals at Williams Arena. Red Lake was making its sixth state tournament appearance and first since 2003, but that...
March 13, 2014 - 5:08pm
Investigation on-going in Red Lake councilman’s death
RED LAKE — The weekend death of a Red Lake Tribal Council member involved a shooting and a woman has been taken into custody, officials said Wednesday. However, few other details are being divulged about the death of Donald “Dudie” May Jr., 58, a cousin of Red Lake Tribal Chairman...
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March 13, 2014 - 12:10am
Red Lake basketball team heads for state tourney
A send-off celebration was held Wednesday for the Red Lake boys basketball team as they head down to the Twin Cities for the state basketball...
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March 13, 2014 - 12:04am
March 12, 2014
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
MINNEAPOLIS — In 1997 the Red Lake boys basketball team ignited a run that saw the Warriors advance to the state tournament five times in a...
March 12, 2014 - 11:04pm
UPDATE 7:45 p.m.: Red Lake Tribal councilman was shot; woman in custody
RED LAKE -- The weekend death of a Red Lake Tribal Council member involved a shooting and a woman has been taken into custody, officials said Wednesday. However, few other details are being divulged about the death of Donald “Dudie” May Jr., 58, a cousin of Red Lake Tribal...
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March 12, 2014 - 10:07am
March 11, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Some clutch foul shooting late in the game allowed Clearbrook-Gonvick to upset top-seeded Red Lake 70-66 in their Sub-Section 8A East title game Tuesday at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The Bears (17-11) needed a late 12-1 run to top the Warriors...
March 11, 2014 - 10:59pm
UPDATE: Red Lake Tribal Councilman found dead, FBI investigating
RED LAKE -- The FBI is investigating the weekend death of a member of the Red Lake Tribal Council. “The FBI received reports of a suspicious death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation,” said Kyle Loven, chief division counsel for the FBI in Minneapolis, in a phone interview with...
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March 11, 2014 - 5:03pm
March 8, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake wins, moves to Sub-Section finals
THIEF RIVER FALLS —The Red Lake girls basketball team took another step towards its first-ever Class A state tournament appearance Saturday with a 67-59 win over Fosston in their Sub-Section 8A East semifinal game at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Warriors will take on Clearbrook-Gonvick...
March 8, 2014 - 10:32pm
March 7, 2014
Unconventional victory: Red Lake slows it down, tops Northern Freeze to return to state for first time since 2003
Mike Lundgren Special to the Pioneer THIEF RIVER FALLS — Something out of the ordinary produced some extraordinary results for Red Lake Friday as the Warriors got by Northern Freeze 70-67 in a wildly-entertaining Section 8A boys high school basketball tournament championship game. The...
March 7, 2014 - 11:28pm
March 6, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake starts slow but powers on late to top rivals Cass Lake-Bena 85-48
BEMIDJI — For the first 10 minutes of Thursday’s Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal at the BSU gym it was difficult to determine which team...
March 6, 2014 - 10:41pm
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake boys one step from return to Class A state tournament
RED LAKE — A trip to the state Class A boys basketball tournament will be on the line today when Red Lake heads to the Ralph Engelstad Arena...
March 6, 2014 - 10:25pm
March 4, 2014
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake advances to Section 8A final
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Top-seeded Red Lake took another step toward returning to the state tournament Tuesday. The Warriors defeated defending Section 8A champions Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 73-53 Tuesday in their Sub-Section 8A East game at Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The...
March 4, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 27, 2014
BOY'S BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Northome-Kelliher move onto semifinals with wins
BEMIDJI — Speed has always been a strength of the Red Lake boys basketball teams and that asset was another major weapon Thursday when the Warriors defeated Mahnomen 86-67 in the East Sub-Section 8A quarterfinals at the Bemidji High School gym. Seeded second in the sub-section,...
February 27, 2014 - 11:21pm
Girl's Basketball: Red Lake earns top seed in Sub-Section 8A playoffs
RED LAKE — Red Lake earned the top seed in the East Sub-Section 8A girls basketball tournament and will begin its quest for trip to the state tournament 6 p.m. March 6 at BSU against either No. 8 seeded Cass Lake-Bena or ninth-ranked Lake of the Woods. The Warriors enter the postseason...
February 27, 2014 - 10:59pm
February 12, 2014
Rollover injures Red Lake woman
A Red Lake woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night on Highway 89. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jonell Brummond, 37, of Red Lake, was traveling north on Highway 89 at milepost 4 at about 8:45 p.m., when the vehicle went off the road into the ditch...
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February 12, 2014 - 10:28am