White Earth News


06/16/2018 08:24 AM  ~~~Source~~~
4-H to host 'Party with a Purpose' 

Crow Wing County 4-H will host a "Party with a Purpose" fundraiser 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 17, to raise money for youth development in the area. The event is sponsored by Sprout, ArtPlace America and the Region Five Development Commission.


06/14/2018 07:24 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Supreme Court requires evidence review in post-conviction case 

Expressing frustration with the District Court, the Supreme Court prophylactically reversed a denial of claims for postconviction relief in a murder trial because the judge rejected affidavit testimony as not credible without holding an evidentiary hearing. "We have repeatedly instructed postconviction courts that they may not find a postconviction affiant unreliable without first holding an evidentiary hearing to assess the affiant's credibility," wrote Justice David Lillehaug for the unanimous court.


05/18/2018 09:13 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Northwest Minn. woman accused of borrowing tribal funds exonerated 

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-The White Earth Tribal council voted 3-2 Friday, May 18, to exonerate Secretary-Treasurer Tara Mason, who was censured earlier this year by a vote of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Executive Committee. The Minnesota Chippewa TEC voted 5-4 on March 8 to censure Mason, while exonerating Tribal Chairman Terry Tibbetts.


05/17/2018 11:06 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Activists protest the Line 3 oil pipeline this weekend in St. Paul with art and music 

When you want to stop a pipeline from being built, it's time to throw a party. That's the thinking behind this weekend's Block Party, where organizers are bringing together artists, musicians, and community for some free speech and direct action training.