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2 More Indictments In Fish Poaching Case Dismissed

A judge has dismissed indictments against two defendants accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations.

03/17/2014

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FBI: Death Of Red Lake Council Member ‘Suspicious’

The FBI is investigating the death of a Red Lake Tribal Council member, which authorities are calling “suspicious.” Donald “Dudie” May died Saturday in Red Lake. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven tells The Associated Press on Wednesday that the FBI was notified of May’s death Saturday night.

03/12/2014

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Reward Offered In Dog Stabbing On Reservation

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to whoever stabbed a male pit bull in northern Minnesota. The Humane Society of the United States announced the reward.

02/28/2014

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Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold Records

Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.

01/24/2014

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Charges Dropped Against Some In ‘Operation Squarehook’

A U.S. District Court judge is dismissing charges against five Native American defendants who were accused of poaching walleye from northern Minnesota lakes and selling them on the black market. The five are among the dozens of people charged last spring following an extensive undercover operation by the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and tribal fish and game agents. The two-year sting was code named “Operation Squarehook,” in reference to the nets used to capture large numbers of game fish.

11/26/2013

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Charges Against 5 Dismissed In Fish Poaching Case

A federal judge is dismissing charges against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Red Lake and Leech Lake reservations and selling them on the black market.

11/25/2013

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Red Lake Woman Arrested, Charged With Murder

A 25-year-old Red Lake woman was arrested Sunday after being charged murder in Minneapolis Federal Court in the death of Bryan James Lussier. Alison Ann Brown has been charged with one count of murder in connection with the case and is currently in police custody.

07/15/2013

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Wild Fires Rage In Northern Minnesota, Wisconsin

Firefighters in Minnesota and Wisconsin are battling several wildfires Wednesday that are taking over towns and destroying structures. As of Tuesday night, at least 25 wildfires had broken out in Minnesota Some of the biggest are in Red Lake, Park Rapids, Menagha and across the border in Wisconsin.

05/15/2013

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10 Indicted For Poaching, Illegal Sale Of Walleye

Ten men face federal charges for allegedly poaching walleye and other protected fish from the Red Lake and Leech Lake reservations and selling them on the black market.

04/10/2013

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Red Lake Grads Offer Support In Newtown, Conn.

A group of young adults from Minnesota with a keen understanding of the pain felt in Newtown, Conn., are traveling to the East Coast to let those affected by the elementary school massacre know that they are not alone.

12/22/2012

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Red Lake Man Sentenced For Abusing 2 Young Girls

A 60-year-old Red Lake man has been sentenced for sexually abusing two young girls, according to the United State Attorney’s Office.

12/10/2012

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Red Lake Man Sentenced For Hitting Woman With Shovel

A 26-year-old Red Lake man was sentenced for assaulting a woman on the Red Lake Indian Reservation with a shovel.

11/19/2012

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Tribal Lands Will Be Off Limits To MN Wolf Hunters

Tribal lands will be off limits to wolf hunters when Minnesota’s wolf season opens Saturday.

10/31/2012

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Wildfire May Not Be Contained For Weeks

Authorities say it could be weeks before a wildfire in northernwestern Minnesota is contained. The fire near Red Lake is the largest of several burning in the area and has consumed more than 38 square miles.

10/08/2012

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NRCS Announces Cover Crop Sign-Up For Drought-Affected Counties

State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.

08/02/2012

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