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April 12, 2016
Drugs, weapons sweep on White Earth lands five in jail
Five people were arrested Monday following a drugs and weapons sweep at three different locations in the village of Naytahwaush, which is in Mahnomen County on the White Earth Indian Reservation. According to a press release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Department, officers...
April 12, 2016 - 3:23pm
April 6, 2016
White Earth Tribal chair spot narrowed to two
Terrance “Terry” Tibbetts Sr. and Melinda “Mindy” Iverson were the top two vote-getters in a field of 12 candidates in the primary vote Tuesday for White Earth Tribal chairman. They will now face off in the general election June 14. Tibbetts had 416 votes, or nearly 20 percent...
April 6, 2016 - 10:32am
April 4, 2016
Woman in court for meth and pills
Courtney Ann Villebrun, 33, of Box 413, White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A gross misdemeanor charge of giving a false name to a peace officer was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
April 4, 2016 - 5:25am
March 23, 2016
WE man gets jail time for drug charge
Richard Allen Thompson, 25, of 26273 Beaver Trail, White Earth, has been sentenced on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Nov. 18, 2015, officers went to a residence on Bear Clan Drive looking for a person. A special agent waited...
March 23, 2016 - 11:09am
March 13, 2016
Documentary on White Earth made
People everywhere will soon get a sneak peek into the world of hard drugs and street gangs that still today plague the White Earth Indian Reservation,...
March 13, 2016 - 5:35am
March 9, 2016
White Earth man sentenced for violating no-contact order
Gerald Wayne Jackson, 28, of Box 421 White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of violating a no-contact order. A gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing justice with force or violence was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
March 9, 2016 - 8:33am
March 5, 2016
White Earth man charged with fleeing officer in a vehicle
Anthony Randal-Ashley Villebrun, 37, of Box 382 White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor driving after his license was revoked, and misdemeanor obstructing the legal process. According to...
March 5, 2016 - 5:45am
Man charged with felony after meth found in pocket
A White Earth man made his first court appearance in Becker County on fifth degree drug possession charges. Ronald Wayne Elias Thompson, 32, was arrested Jan. 12 after White Earth Police were made aware of an active warrant out for his arrest. Officers learned of his location, and...
February 5, 2016 - 5:35am
January 30, 2016
White Earth man arrested on felony drug charge
A White Earth man made his initial court appearance in Becker County District Court on felony drug charges. Percy Leonard French, 38, was charged with felony fifth-degree drug possession and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after cancellation. According to court reports, the...
January 30, 2016 - 5:30am
January 22, 2016
With Vizenor gone, what happens next?
Now that White Earth is without a chairperson, what happens now? Erma Vizenor’s term isn’t up until the fall. But according to White Earth Secretary/Treasurer Tara Mason, it’ll be business as usual. “We do not need to appoint anybody to fill the chair position,” said Mason,...
January 22, 2016 - 3:11pm
January 10, 2016
White Earth asks for Ojibwe on lake signs
White Earth is attempting to bring a little culture and education to both Native Americans and anyone traveling county roads in Becker County....
January 10, 2016 - 5:35am
January 3, 2016
LaDuke sets priorities in run for chair
Longtime activist Winona LaDuke plans to run for White Earth tribal chairwoman at the next opportunity, and says there are four key issues to...
January 3, 2016 - 5:50am
December 27, 2015
Sentenced for heroin
A White Earth man has been sentenced for selling drugs to a confidential reliable informant working with the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force. Brandon Lee Kier, 22, was sentenced to 27 months in prison, which was stayed for 20 years. He will instead spend 120 days in jail with credit for...
December 27, 2015 - 5:15am
December 22, 2015
White Earth Chairwoman Erma Vizenor one step closer to being removed from office
The Tribal Executive Committee of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe voted to censure White Earth Chairwoman Erma Vizenor in a hearing held Tuesday...
December 22, 2015 - 3:14pm
December 13, 2015
White Earth hearing postponed after chairwoman is taken to hospital
The hearing for White Earth Chairwoman Erma Vizenor that was due to be held Wednesday was postponed after Vizenor collapsed before arriving to...
December 13, 2015 - 5:55am