New leaders on the Spirit Lake Nation are making an effort to repair the tribe's Social Services system, after several children have been killed or injured in the last several years. Tuesday they met with state leaders to find out ways to get more funding for the social services program.
A familiar figure is now the newest member of the Spirit Lake tribal council. Clarise Brownshield was sworn in as the Fort Totten representative Tuesday morningg, only five months after losing the seat in an election.
It's been a hot start for the brand new Devils Lake Applebee's, which officially opened its doors Monday.
Spirit Lake Tribal Members gathered Friday for yet another recall election, the third on the reservation this year. Tribal Secretary Nancy Greene-Robertson's seat on the tribal council was at stake this time.
Native American Health and Wellness is the focus of a national traveling exhibit that debuted Thursday at Cankdeska Cikana Community College on the Spirit Lake Nation.
Family and friends are remembering a former Crookston man who died Monday in a construction accident in the Twin Cities.
Child abuse issues on the Spirit Lake Nation are getting national attention thanks to a story that aired Monday night on CNN.
On Friday East Grand Forks community is rallying around a former Grand Forks Central hockey player fighting for his life. Brenden Gust was diagnosed with Leukemia this summer.
Farmers in the valley are busy Friday, taking advantage of a break between moisture. They say rain and snow forecast for this weekend will keep them out of the fields, once again delaying the fall harvest.
The end of the government shutdown is being met with cheers locally. Federal employees are heading back to work and agencies dependent on government funding don't have to worry about cutting services. The tangible effects of the shutdown weren't catastrophic for many local agencies, but that doesn't mean there isn't relief that things are returning to normal.
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