Cass Lake News

01/18/2018 07:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
American Indian College Fund Announces Three Program Recipients for... 

Groundwater contamination, erosion, lack of access to healthy foods, and poor air quality are just some of the environmental concerns facing American Indian communities across the United States. Yet Indigenous people have long held specialized knowledge that can lead to unique solutions to these challenges.

01/18/2018 03:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
1. Girl's body found on Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota 

CASS LAKE, Minn.-A girl's body was found last Friday morning in Cass Lake on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota.

01/16/2018 07:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Young woman's body found in Cass Lake, Minnesota 

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on January 12, 2017 at 8:09 AM, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a found body in the City of Cass Lake.

01/12/2018 06:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Taking a STAND: Planned Parenthood program educates Native youth on sex ed 

BEMIDJI, Minn.-For years, Sierra Charwood looked forward to the year she would finally be old enough to participate in Native STAND. Charwood's mother had worked for the program, which aims to educated Native American youth in Bemidji, Red Lake and Cass Lake about sexual health.

01/03/2018 06:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
;Cass County commissioners elected Commissioner Bob Kangas as 2018 chair. File photo 

Those rules call for meeting 9 a.m. the first Tuesday each month at the courthouse in Walker and third Tuesday-January through April and October through December-at the land department building in Backus.

12/24/2017 07:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
The Regional Report: Hiring of Jesse Smith stalls in Deerwood; Mille Lacs County hires attorneys 

The gathering, planned for summer 2018, will be the first state gathering in the country as part of former President Barack Obama's Generation Indigenous initiative.