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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District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor driving after his license was revoked, and misdemeanor obstructing the legal process.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
December 12, 2015
Drug charge dismissed
Charges have been dismissed against a White Earth woman arrested for drugs. Karen Renee Manypenny had been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance after police say she was in possession of Vicodin pills that she could not produce a prescription...
December 12, 2015 - 5:45am
December 5, 2015
21 months for escape
Nicholas Edward Durant, 25, of Box 234, White Earth, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison on a felony charge of escape from custody. According to court records, on Aug. 3 he was given a 60-day jail sentence for a probation violation. On Aug. 11, he was working with the county...
December 5, 2015 - 5:15am
December 4, 2015
Assault charge; warrant issued
Thomas Aaron Azure, 41, of Box 497, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violating a no-contact order and felony fifth-degree assault, and misdemeanor fifth-degree assault. According to court records, on Oct. 31 he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend...
December 4, 2015 - 5:30am
Ox carts wheels were first ones on the prairie
We began our discourse several issues ago, sitting near a campfire along the receding glacial Lake Agassiz, watching early people’s make primitive tools with which to dig roots 10,000 years ago. We followed the Spanish and their passing of the Becker Country to the French, the French...
December 4, 2015 - 5:05am
November 15, 2015
White Earth students at Washington STEM conference
A group of students from the White Earth Tribal & Community College just returned from a trip they’ll likely never forget. Four students...
November 15, 2015 - 5:35am
November 10, 2015
Film with White Earth ties to show in Fargo
A Minnesota-filmed movie focusing on Native American culture and starring people from this area is gearing up for its North Dakota premier in...
November 10, 2015 - 10:57am