THE PERIPHERY Learning About--and From--the Elders in Our Lives
Over the last few weekends I visited my three living grandparents and my 99 year old great-great-aunt. Doing so revealed lessons in how the world changes, how elder relatives teach us about ourselves,... Posted on 7/15/13 at 8:24 AM
Leech Lake tribal chair calls off meeting with state, saying he wants to develop common approach with White Earth band first Leech Lake and White Earth Ojibwe bands want to co-manage all northern Minnesota resources with the state of Minnesota, asserting treaty rights allowing that.
Under the restrictions, which go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, campfires are still allowed, but only from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. The fire must be in a fire receptacle designed for such use and associated with a residence, resort or developed public and private campgrounds. In all situations, there must be an adequate source of water immediately available for extinguishing the campfire.
The proceeds will go to the Proctor Police Department, which seized the novelty chair in August 2008 after its former owner drove it into a parked vehicle after drinking. The custom-made chair is powered by a lawnmower engine and features running lights, a stereo, a rear-view mirror, a magazine rack and cup holder.
Conditions remain dry throughout most of the state. The weather forecast calls for warm, windy conditions with low humidity. The fire danger is rated very high to extreme for the northern two-thirds of the state.
The hundreds who participated lined the street, waving signs and American flags. Heavy rush hour traffic honked frequently at the group’s efforts. They urged lower taxes and smaller government. At the same time, at the U.S. Post Office, several union officials were urging postal patron to support their “Tax the Rich” idea to balance Minnesota’s budget.
The day after she was scheduled to appear on Sunday’s CBS Early Show for yet another media interview on her college years relationship with pro golfer Tiger Woods, Irene Folstrom Masayesva was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones announced that a federal grand jury indictment has been filed against 15 individuals, including two Red Lake, Minn., residents, on charges of distributing cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and ecstasy.
The cause of the Regency Park fire is believed to be discarded smoking materials, according to a press release from the Bemidji Fire Department. While the fire at Regency Park was contained to the middle section of the complex, the 63-unit complex no longer meets building code because of damages.
A meeting is planned for 10 a.m. today at the Mount Zion Church, 414 Lincoln Ave. S.E. in Nymore, a neighborhood of Bemidji, for victims of the Regency Park Apartments fire that occurred Monday afternoon.
Firefighters from Bemidji, Bagley, Blackduck, Cass Lake and Solway, Minn., and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry worked to extinguish a raging fire at the Regency Park Apartments south unit Monday afternoon.
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