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BSU Alumni and Foundation award scholarships

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A group of Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig students completed their study of the Battle of Sugar Point with a field trip to the battle site Oct. 7, commemorating the battle that took place in October, 1898.  The battle is known in American history as the last battle between the U.S. Army and an Indian band.

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The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley sixth-grade speech program began in 1991 as a classroom component of Coach Stewart Wilson.  The premise was to give all sixth-grade students the opportunity to speak in front of a group of people, a much-needed life skill.

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BEMIDJI — The Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference (NMRC) invite  member teams, family and community members to the annual conference championship and this year’s game, “Destination: Deep Space.”

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College of St. Scholastica

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STAPLES —  New Energy Equity, Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) and Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) have successfully completed their solar schools project to develop six solar arrays, totaling 1.5 MW, for Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes school districts and Central Lakes …

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“I actually have started making my bed in the mornings, and my mom asked, ‘What’s with this?’ I simply told her if I want to change the world I have to start with making my bed. It gives me a feeling of organization and accomplishment and I’m now ready for the day.”

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Every student at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig  School received a backpack with at least two books that were extras from the donations sent by fans of former Sen. Al Franken.  The project brought in more than 4,500 new books and $82,000 for the new high school’s library. Pictured is the first-grade clas…

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Remer student attends Mich. Tech engineering program

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The Laporte School District will be seeking an operating referendum in the upcoming election to be held Nov. 5.

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SD School of Mines graduate

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Sammy is a 10-year-old Himalayan. This friendly feline spends most of his time lounging around, but his favorite part of the day is when people spend time with him and he gets extra cuddles. If you love a cat with a good purr who gives lots of affection, Sammy is your man. Lucy is a 10-month…

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UM-Crookston spring graduate

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UW-Stout Chancellor’s Awards

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Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig  School recently received five awards from the Bureau of Indian Education for excellence in their Achieve 3000 Literacy Program when compared to all BIE Schools. The awards were Highest Average Lexile Gain, grade 5; Highest Average Lexile Gain, grade 9; Highest Average Firs…

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Cofer attends JSI program

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Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig  School Culture Camp was in full swing last week with more than 100 students attending. Offerings include a moccasin game, birchbark work, archery, lacrosse, black ash baskets, Ojibwe language, beading, drum and dance, cultural crafts and indigenous games.

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UMD spring dean’s list

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UW-LaCrosse dean’s list

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Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School 2019 graduate Jacob Radke was chosen as the recipient of the Woman Lake Book and Thimble Club $2,000 scholarship that is given annually to an outstanding Hackensack area student. Radke plans to attend North Dakota State University where he will major in financ…

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Last fall at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig  High School an interesting and probably life- saving discussion was initiated by the Driver’s Education class. The discussion centered around a recent routine traffic stop in Minneapolis.

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UW-Stout leadership awards

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Northstar Shooting Sports Club Scholarship Chair Pat Idstrom presented $500 scholarships to three Walker-Hackensack-Akeley High School seniors May 20. Another scholarship was given to David Brown of White Bear Lake. In the past, the Northstar Club has given out two scholarships, but with so …

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Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig fifth-graders spent three days learning many skills from the past. The students learned how to grind grain to make bread; what it was like traveling with the voyageurs; climbing rock walls; helping the camp cook; serving others; and being responsible for themselves. All the…

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Walker-Hackensack-Akeley and Laporte schools will hold their 2019 commencement exercises Friday night at 7 p.m. in the school’s gymnasiums.

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Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School freshman Katrina Ducheneaux earned the Topical Award for best Senior Exhibit Division entry in the “Indian History” category during the Minnesota State History Day May 4 at the University of Minnesota. Her project was titled “Native Americans’ Path to Citizenship.”

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These Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig  High School students did an excellent job of representing their school and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe at the Minnesota State History Day May 3 at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis Campus. Pictured are (from left) Rozalina Hunt-Morris, “The Tragedy and Triump…