Grand Portage News

01/26/2018 08:39 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Emergency aid is needed for rural, urban community health centers 

Funding legislative operations will be the first order of business for Minnesota lawmakers returning to the State Capitol on Feb. 20. But if they can quickly accomplish that self-interested goal - and they will - they should also have the decency to provide temporary funding to keep the doors open at the state's vital community health center network. The monthslong federal failure to fund these safety net clinics, which are often the only place to get care for miles around in rural Minnesota, is a stunning act of congressional negligence.

01/06/2018 10:10 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota briefs: Lower Sioux Indian Community will build its own... 

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund has granted $100,000 to the Lower Sioux Indian Community for a new lacrosse field. The project is part of a broader effort by American Indians in Minnesota to revive old-style lacrosse, the " Creator's game ," for health and tradition.

01/05/2018 07:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Go, Dogs, Go: Beargrease Trails Looking Ready to Race 

There are plenty of people excited about the Northland's prolonged cold snap. For organizers of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, it means snow on the trails is packed down and frozen in place.

01/04/2018 09:37 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Cook County Drug Court Gives Addicts a Second Chance 

"They were prescribed from the doctor, but after that, I would just find any way to try to get 'em from them," he said. He could serve that time, or he could be the first participant in Cook County's new drug court program.

12/07/2017 05:05 PM  ~~~Source~~~
CSKT member Dana Hewankorn awarded scholarship 

Prior Lake, MN The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and the University of Minnesota announced the newest class of scholarship recipients for the SMSC Endowed Scholarship program.