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Red Lake bans federal official from reservation; tribal officials say hospital CEO unfairly disciplined employees

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BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Red Lake Nation has banned a federal Indian Health Service official from entering tribal lands.

Mark Karzon, CEO of the IHS hospital at Red Lake, was barred by an April 8 decision by the tribal council from entering the reservation, which also prevents him from reaching the hospital campus.


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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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