Red Lake Reservation

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    Minnesota finally adds early voting for Indian reservations, but other states struggle

    If you're a member of the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota, voting early in an election isn't easy. The closest voting booth is 35 miles away, in Bemidji. You've got to have a car, which can be scarce. You've got to drive those miles, park, head back. Costs can add up quick, jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    8 Twin Cities hip-hop producers you should hear now: Vol. 3

    Here we go once again with another monthly mix of local hip-hop producers worth checking out. This is not a best-of list, rather a collection of artists loosely organized by a like-minded approach to crafting sounds. Each artist represented here has a unique handle on laid-back production. Thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Occupy MN cuts ties with Occupy Homes MN, calls the group "commercial" and "classist"

    At its regular Wednesday night potluck and meeting last week, Occupy MN announced that it was cutting ties with its high-profile spin-off group, Occupy Homes MN. The decision, which was made by the protest organization's seven-person media arm, came with an explanation."While it is laudable to work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Man gets 5 years for dumping pot of boiling water, grease on woman's head

    Anger comes in all different forms, but dumping scalding liquid onto another person and telling them "I hope you die" could get you a good five years behind bars.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Red Lake shooting settlement hearing today

    story.jeff.weise.kare.jpg The families of slain students and survivors of the 2005 Red Lake shooting in Northern Mi ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2007

    The Neighbors You Don't Know

    The Clump of Woods, Terrible Tee's war club, and other stories from lives lived outdoors in the city

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2006

    Red Lake to DNR: Save a walleye, fire a game warden

    Last month, Gary Spaulding, a veteran game warden with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, mailed an unusual letter to Floyd "Buck" Jourdain, the chairman of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa. In his missive, Spaulding explained that he had been researching the question of whether the Red Lak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2005
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2005

    Say hello to your fellow blogger

    Did convicted sex offender Joseph Edward Duncan III molest a school boy in Detroit Lakes, flee the state, abduct an eight year old girl in Idaho andĀ kill her two brothers, mother and mom's boyfriend? Of course, those areĀ matters for the criminal justice system and Bill O'Reilly to decide. But righ ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2005
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2005

    Red Lake High School shooting spree

    Shootings at Red LakeThe Associated Press reports that tribal police have set up road blocks on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, where as many as 18 people are said to have been shot this afternoon. But in what will go down as the worst school shooting in Minnesota history (early indication: eight d ... More >>

  • News

    January 7, 2004

    The Longest Goodbye

    Red Lake tribal leaders fight drugs with banishment

  • News

    September 25, 2002

    The Jordan Shuffle

    The city plays politics with police/minority relations

  • Books

    April 24, 2002

    Lights Out

    Residents of the Red Lake Indian Reservation fight the power company

  • News

    December 5, 2001

    Crappie Days

    One Week in an Ice-Fishing Shack in the Middle of the Middle of Nowhere

  • News

    June 20, 2001

    No Reservations

    For 13 years publisher Bill Lawrence has specialized in tales of graft and greed on the rez. He knows it's a dirty job, but no one else is doing it.

  • News

    November 15, 2000

    Sharkey Mania!

    Eddie Sharkey has wrestled champs, chumps, and chimps. Now the tough guy turned trainer drops knowledge on Generation WWF.

  • News

    March 10, 1999

    Dream Hoops

    Over the last 40 years, the Red Lake Warriors have known high hopes, humiliation, and off-court tragedy. Now they're getting ready to make history.