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May 4, 2017
Leech Lake annual memorial walk run event
CASS LAKE -- The Leech Lake Diabetes and Fitness Center will host the 25th annual Memorial walk run event on Thursday, May 25. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the ALC gym and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at the ALC gym and travel to the MCT building and...
May 4, 2017 - 8:32am
May 2, 2017
Plans for a new Palace: Leech Lake to vote on new casino, hotel in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—After more than three decades of operating the Palace Casino and Hotel northwest of Cass Lake, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe...
May 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 15, 2017
Chippewa National Forest acquires 40 acres off Leech Lake
BEMIDJI—A total of 40 acres of land off Leech Lake is officially part of the Chippewa National Forest. The nonprofit Trust for Public Land...
March 15, 2017 - 4:16pm
February 21, 2017
UPDATED: Officials warn of unsafe ice conditions
BEMIDJI -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto ice...
February 21, 2017 - 5:09pm
February 16, 2017
Water quality report for Leech Lake River watershed
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local partners have developed a plan to restore and protect water quality in the Leech Lake River watershed in north central Minnesota, according to a release Wednesday from the MPCA. The Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies...
February 16, 2017 - 3:28pm
January 5, 2017
Questions and answers on Line 3 project
CASS LAKE—Concerned community members gathered Wednesday to discuss the proposed replacement of Line 3 an oil pipeline owned by energy company Enbridge. The informal meeting, held by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, was the first of four and was...
January 5, 2017 - 9:26am
December 28, 2016
Building community at Camp: Annual Winter Camp brings Cass Lake area kids together
BENA—Dozens of children spent their day learning archery, making crafts and playing traditional games at the Bena Community Center on Wednesday...
December 28, 2016 - 6:57pm
December 8, 2016
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday that zebra mussels in their larval stage were found in two locations...
December 8, 2016 - 12:27pm
December 5, 2016
Leech Lake police officer charged with possessing pornographic images of a minor
CASS COUNTY—A Leech Lake tribal police officer was charged Monday with one count of felony possession of pornographic work after allegedly receiving about 1,000 nude images of a 17-year-old girl—between 50 and 100 of which he admitted to viewing while on duty. Shannon...
December 5, 2016 - 4:13pm
November 2, 2016
Deputies rescue duck hunters from Leech Lake
LEECH LAKE—Two adult male duck hunters were rescued Tuesday after their boat capsized in the water southeast of Battle Point on the east side of Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff's Office was called at 6:20 a.m. to respond. Deputies used cellphone mapping technology and were able...
November 2, 2016 - 9:54am
November 1, 2016
Body of missing Federal Dam man found
WALKER—The body of a Federal Dam man reported missing last week after a canoe was found capsized on Leech Lake was found Tuesday morning, officials said. The man has been identified as Kenneth Gale, 66, of Federal Dam, according to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. The Cass County...
November 1, 2016 - 12:53pm
October 28, 2016
Leech Lake chairman shows support for DAPL protesters
BEMIDJI -- Faron Jackson,, chairman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, issued a statement Friday expressing solidarity with those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in western North Dakota. “Our Band members stand peacefully in solidarity with those who rightfully believe that...
October 28, 2016 - 5:09pm
October 27, 2016
Federal Dam man remains missing after canoe found capsized
WALKER -- A Federal Dam man reported missing Tuesday after a canoe was found capsized on Leech Lake remained missing as of Thursday afternoon, according to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the overturned canoe on the east side...
October 27, 2016 - 3:37pm
June 9, 2016
OUTDOORS: Bemidji's Sutton, Curb win second straight Leech Lake walleye title
WALKER—Jim Sutton and Kelly Curb of Bemidji rallied on the second day to repeat as champions in the eighth annual Leech Lake Walleye Tournament...
June 9, 2016 - 6:10pm
May 23, 2016
Grant awarded for solar energy at Leech Lake
PINE RIVER -- Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, a Backus-based nonprofit, has been awarded a grant to fund a 200kW shared solar array in the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe community. Shared solar arrays, or community solar gardens, are centrally located solar electric systems that provide...
May 23, 2016 - 5:51pm