UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND’s Jeanotte honored with distinguished alumni honor
One of the University of North Dakotas biggest proponents of American Indian young adults was honored recently as a distinguished alumnus of the Universitys Department of Educational Leadership.
Le... Posted on 5/14/13 at 1:47 PM
LIKE A FISH OUT OF FARGO India Palace in Fargo: A Spicy Dish With A Curious Disclaimer
Our first visit toIndia Palace, Fargo's newest Indian restaurant,brought tears of joy and tears of pain to my eyes. I wished it hadn't taken us so long to get here.
Since moving to Fargo, we've been ... Posted on 5/7/13 at 11:51 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f... Posted on 4/25/13 at 7:38 PM
STAFF BLOG GRAND FORKS GOURMET What We Need Now
This post originally appeared in the February issue of After5, the entertainment newspaper for the upper Red River Valley. You can see the whole issue here.
What does Grand Forks really need?
Mayb... Posted on 2/6/13 at 3:16 PM
STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Cardamom Chicken with Potatoes & Onions
This weekend I spent a little time going through my spice cupboard and found one that I rarely use. Cardamom. Other than a few of my ethnic chutneys and a few baked good here and there, it doesn't... Posted on 1/6/13 at 9:01 AM
Friday was the deadline for American Indians to apply for their share of the second installment of the Cobell settlement with the federal government, a $3.4 billion redress of faulty U.S. handling of Indian lands and money over many years.
With the Time Out Week celebration of Indian culture and heritage at UND already under way, the annual three-day Wacipi powwow is set to begin Friday night and run through Sunday at UND Hyslop Sports Center.
The attacks, which wounded four people, threatened to ratchet up already high tensions between Iran, which has been accused of developing a nuclear weapons program, and Israel, which says such a program would be an existential threat to the Jewish state.
Josef Federman and Ravi Nessman
, February 13, 2012
One of three Bismarck men accused of stealing $330,000 from an armored car in February said he will plead guilty in federal court. Matthew Fiechtner, Michael Link and Nathan Tuenge are charged with conspiracy to commit an offense against the U.S. and bank larceny. A plea agreement signed by Fiechtner was released earlier this week.
Forum Communications/Associated Press
, December 04, 2010
A 45-year-old Washington state man is in custody in the armed robbery of a Dickinson, N.D. movie store. Police said the man allegedly used a pellet gun to rob about $500 from a Hollywood Nites video store Saturday night.
Forum Communications/Associated Press
, May 07, 2010
Trial is set to begin in Rapid City, S.D., for the man accused of providing a gun that was used more than 34 years ago to kill an American Indian Movement activist who has become an icon for many of North America's native people.
New numbers show American Indians continue to fare poorly in Minnesota’s probation system. About 12,000 people are sentenced to felony probation in Minnesota every year. Six percent are American Indian. While Indian offenders make up a relatively small part of the Minnesota judicial system, one in five American Indians fail probation and are sent to prison.
The Obama administration intends to seek resolution to a lawsuit filed by American Indian farmers who alleged discrimination in the granting of federal agricultural loans over three decades. The lawsuit, filed in 1999, contends Indian farmers and ranchers lost about $500 million during the past three decades because of discrimination in lending from the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency.
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