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Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
April 4, 2018
UPDATED: LaRose and Finn; Howe and Robinson move on to Leech Lake general election
LEECH LAKE -- Leech Lake voters decided Tuesday which candidates will move on to the general election in June. The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe’s...
April 4, 2018 - 4:13pm
March 22, 2018
Leech Lake objects to sulfate standard elimination
LEECH LAKE—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe weighed in Monday on two bills at the Minnesota Legislature that would eliminate a state standard...
March 22, 2018 - 1:26pm
March 1, 2018
Leech Lake implements CodeRED system
LEECH LAKE—Leech Lake reservation residents can now receive CodeRED alerts via text messages, emails and telephone calls thanks to a grant...
March 1, 2018 - 4:18pm
Bemidji food shelf annual meeting set for Feb. 10
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Community Food Shelf will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, Feb. 10, and all members, volunteers and area residents...
February 1, 2018 - 3:45pm
January 30, 2018
Good, but not enough: Removing Chief Wahoo only a small step, Bemidji-area American Indian leaders say
BEMIDJI—The Cleveland Indians baseball team plans to remove the toothy, red-faced Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms next year, a decision...
January 30, 2018 - 7:20pm
Opponent, 2 council members oppose LaRose certification for Leech Lake election
CASS LAKE—Leech Lake's longtime secretary/treasurer Arthur "Archie" LaRose was certified Tuesday as a candidate for the band's upcoming...
January 30, 2018 - 4:48pm
December 21, 2017
Leech Lake sues opioid manufacturers, distributors
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging that...
December 21, 2017 - 4:51pm
December 7, 2017
"A win for all of us": Leech Lake officials break ground at site of new casino
CASS LAKE—Six months after Leech Lake band members voted to build a new casino in Cass Lake, officials broke ground at the construction...
December 7, 2017 - 4:17pm
November 15, 2017
Leech Lake Wellness Court honored by U of M
CASS LAKE—Leech Lake's Wellness Court was honored Wednesday by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota as part of its annual Local Government Innovation Awards.
November 15, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 1, 2017
Leech Lake offices to close Friday in honor of Banks
LEECH LAKE—Leech Lake offices will close Friday in honor of Dennis Banks, who died Sunday and age 80. The Leech Lake Tribal Council and...
November 1, 2017 - 11:04am
October 19, 2017
Leech Lake receives grant for Onigum center
LEECH LAKE—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe received a grant Monday that will be used to build a new community center. The $250,000 grant, awarded by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, will help fund the construction of a new center in Onigum, Minn. Onigum is about 35 miles...
October 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
October 1, 2017
Two from area selected for Native Nation Rebuilders Program
St. PAUL — Levi Brown of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Harvey Roy of the Red Lake Nation have been selected for the ninth cohort of the Native Nation Rebuilders Program. Brown and Roy were among 25 citizens from 12 of the 23 native nations overlapping North Dakota, South...
October 1, 2017 - 2:32pm
September 18, 2017
Federal grant approved for tribal veterans cemetery in northern Minnesota
CASS LAKE, Minn. -- A $3.3 million federal grant has been awarded to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to build a veterans cemetery in Cass Lake in northern Minnesota. The grant will fund the construction of a main entrance, a combined administration and maintenance facility, roads, an...
September 18, 2017 - 2:34pm
August 14, 2017
A brighter solution: Leech Lake unveils new solar panel arrays to benefit low income communities
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe celebrated a big step forward Monday in its push for sustainability. At a ceremony, fittingly under...
August 14, 2017 - 6:23pm
May 17, 2017
LEECH LAKE: Leech Lake voters approve new casino plan
CASS LAKE—Tribal members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe overwhelmingly voted yes to build a new casino in Cass Lake. The referendum vote...
May 17, 2017 - 5:21pm