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BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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'Chip' Wadena, former White Earth chairman, dies at 75
FARGO -- Former longtime White Earth Tribal chairman Darrell "Chip" Wadena died Tuesday, family told tribal officials. He was 75. Wadena was chairman of the White Earth band in northern Minnesota for 20 years before his defeat at the polls in 1996. That same year he was...
June 24, 2014 - 2:43pm
June 12, 2014
Sex offender moving to Naytahwaush
WHITE EARTH -- The White Earth Police Department has issued a notification that a level two sex offender moved to the Blair Road area of rural Naytahwaush on Monday. Shannon Lee Londo, 30, has a history of engaging in sexual contact with a female adult victim who was in a vulnerable...
June 12, 2014 - 1:20pm
White Earth Nation 2014 election results, no change from preliminary totals
WHITE EARTH -- The results for White Earth Nation’s 2014 general election have been released. The nation has more than 20,000 eligible voters. Positions on the ballot included secretary/treasurer, District 1 representative and District 2 representative. Gary Padrta, Public Relations...
June 12, 2014 - 12:55pm
June 11, 2014
ELECTION 2014: White Earth Band unofficial results
WHITE EARTH -- Unofficial results have been released in the 2014 White Earth general election. Positions on the ballot included secretary/treasurer, District 1 representative and District 2 representative. Tara Mason defeated incumbent Robert J. Durant for secretary/treasurer with...
June 11, 2014 - 6:31pm
April 29, 2014
White Earth man indicted on child pornography charge
WHITE EARTH -- A White Earth man was charged in federal court Tuesday with producing, receiving and possessing child pornography. Corey Victor...
April 29, 2014 - 5:11pm
April 4, 2014
White Earth man sentenced for assault and firearm violation
WHITE EARTH -- A White Earth man was sentenced in federal court Thursday for assaulting a woman with a short-barreled shotgun in June. Michael James Deegan, 24, was sentenced to concurrent prison terms of 92 months and 60 months in federal prison for possession of an unregistered...
April 4, 2014 - 5:39pm
April 2, 2014
Two races narrowed in White Earth Primary
WHITE EARTH -- The races for secretary/treasurer and District II representative for the White Earth Reservation were narrowed to two in Tuesday’s Primary Election. In the race for secretary/treasurer, Robert J. Durant, the incumbent, led all voting with 401 votes for 36.1 percent...
April 2, 2014 - 9:25am
November 26, 2013
Charges dismissed against 5 in fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS — Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said treaties with the Chippewa Indians protect their rights...
November 26, 2013 - 1:44pm
November 19, 2013
White Earth members approve new constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service MAHNOMEN — It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said “yes” to an entirely new constitution. The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492...
November 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
White Earth members vote on blood quantum rule
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The White Earth Band of Ojibwe (oh-JIB'-wee) is voting on whether to scrap a rule that says tribal membership is based on blood, not family lineage. The "blood quantum" rule is used by many American Indian tribes in the U.S. The White Earth Band and the...
November 19, 2013 - 9:07am
November 29, 2012
Native Nation Rebuilders named
BEMIDJI – Darrell Kingbird of the Red Lake Nation and Melinda Iverson of the White Earth Nation are among 17 individuals named to the fourth cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program. The five men and 12 women named to the program have experience in fields...
November 29, 2012 - 2:44am
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...
October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
August 31, 2012
White Earth youth raise money for children’s hospital in Fargo
FARGO – A White Earth youth group presented a check for more than $1,000 to the staff at Sanford’s Children’s Hospital here Thursday after raising the money to help other local children in need, according to a Sanford news release. A group of seven youth from the Boys and Girls...
August 31, 2012 - 3:17am
July 24, 2012
Murder, witness tampering and assault among new charges filed against accused Native Mob defendants
MINNEAPOLIS - Updated federal charges against defendants suspected as operating the Native Mob gang now include accusations of murder and additional charges against purported leaders, who have ties to Bemidji, Cass Lake and the surrounding area. Late last week, prosecutors filed...
July 24, 2012 - 12:24pm
April 4, 2012
White Earth re-elects Vizenor, Bevins for four-year terms
WHITE EARTH - White Earth Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor and District III Representative Kenneth "Gun" Bevins were re-elected Tuesday to four-year terms. Vizenor received 55 percent of the votes for chairperson while Bevins collected 56 percent of votes during the White Earth Reservation...
April 4, 2012 - 2:01pm