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First confirmed case of COVID-19 on Leech Lake Reservation

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Health Officials received notification of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 within the boundaries of the reservation. According to a release, the individual, whose information is private, has known travel history with an infected family member. Indian Health Service and Tribal Health officials are conducting contact tracing to identify…


Community Garden Plots

Bemidji Parks and Rec is offering garden plots at the Rako and Nymore sites. According to a release, preference will be given to City of Bemidji residents, and all plots run seasonally from May through October with reservations ranging from $15 to $20. The garden areas are fenced and water is available for growing vegetables…


Appeals court affirms tribal officer authority

The State Court of Appeals has affirmed a Becker County court decision allowing a tribal officer to make a stop and an arrest outside a reservation’s boundaries. According to court documents, Raymond Bellcourt failed to stop for a school bus with an extended stop-signal arm and flashing lights. Bellcourt reportedly was driving a pickup truck…


Red Lake man pleads guilty to assault

A Red Lake man has entered a guilty plea in the federal courts for assaulting three people with a gun. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 21-year-old Dillon Taylor entered the plea on Tuesday in the District Court in Minneapolis for the crime that took place in November of last year. According…

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