Tuesday Apr 30
Man admits drinking before running over girl on Minnesota's Red Lake Reservation
A northern Minnesota man with a history of drinking and driving has admitted to being intoxicated when he ran over and killed a 17-year-old girl on the Red Lake Indian Reservation last summer.
Charge: Driver with DUI history was intoxicated when he killed N. Minn. teen
A northern Minnesota man with a history of drinking and driving has been charged with being intoxicated when he ran over and killed a 17-year-old girl on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in August.
No prison for N. Minn. man who killed sister in crash while racing drunk
A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to probation after admitting that he left an underage drinking party as a drunken 18-year-old and crashed a pickup truck while racing, killing his teenage sister riding in the open bed.
Technology provides Ojibwe language a lifeline
The University of Minnesota is launching an online Ojibwe dictionary, with hopes it will help preserve the language few still speak.
Reviving a language
Hope Flanagan, whose Ojibwe name is Wicoie Nandagikendan, consulted a 1994 dictionary when she asked others at an Ojibwe speaking group in south Minneapolis to help her find the words for "holds on to." A new online Ojibwe dictionary being launched next week will include links that will allow people to listen to the voices of native speakers.