Red Lake offers reward for information on sign vandals

The Red Lake Tribal Council say they believe it is important to “nip this behavior in the bud.” 

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to a conviction for the vandals who damaged a boundary sign near Ponemah. 

Officials say “Trump 2020” was spray-painted on the sign, along with a Nazi swastika. 

The Tribal Council posted a message on their Facebook page saying, “White supremacists have recently been emboldened throughout the United States to carry out extreme actions.”

Anyone with information should call 218-679-3313.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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