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October 26, 2017
Nancy Norr talks to Tom Watson Wednesday outside the Crosslake Community Center at a public hearing about the Line 3 replacement project proposed by Enbridge Energy. Norr is director of regional development for Minnesota Power and chairwoman of Jobs for Minnesotans, a nonprofit coalition of labor and community leaders. Watson is president of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association, which is concerned about preserving the environment. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crosslake public hearings about Enbridge project attract 100s
October 26, 2017 - 6:00am
October 5, 2017
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., speaks with the images of four murdered native women in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, Oct. 5, to introduce her bill “Savanna’s Act” to address the issue of murdered and missing native women. Special to Forum News Service
'These are not isolated cases': Sen. Heitkamp highlights missing and murdered native women in introducing 'Savanna's Act'
October 5, 2017 - 8:54pm
June 28, 2016
Anne K. McKeig, has been a Hennepin County district court judge as well as presiding family court judge. A White Earth Nation descendant, McKeig was raised in Federal Dam, a small community southeast of Bemidji.
Dayton names first American Indian justice to MN Supreme Court
June 28, 2016 - 1:21pm
Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee talks future priorities
April 28, 2016 - 10:03pm
June 19, 2014
Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls Color guards from the White Earth and Mille Lacs Bands of Ojibwe walk to the site of the Ceremony of Reconciliation Wednesday at the Southwest corner of 4th Street between Laurel and Front Street in downtown Brainerd. The location was the  site of the hanging of two White Earth Ojibwe brothers in 1972 by a mob.
Reconciliation event brings cultures together
June 19, 2014 - 12:09am