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August 10, 2012
Sculptor to get community spirit award
BEMIDJI - Duane "Dewey" Goodwin, an Anishinaabe stone sculptor and art instructor at Leech Lake Tribal College, will receive a First Peoples...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2011
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Tribal council postpones property purchase decision
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe had the opportunity Wednesday to buy back a traditional section of the tribal homeland and rid the tribe of a potentially...
September 8, 2011 - 12:00am
July 17, 2011
Judge nullifies Leech Lake secretary-treasurer election
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Election Judge Heidi Drobnick ruled invalid Friday the June 28 special election that gave Donald "Mick" Finn the secretary-treasurer's position. The vote was certified by the General Reservation Election Board at 1,104 or 50.14 percent for Finn and 1,098...
July 17, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Jourdain declares public health emergency
RED LAKE -- In many ways the Red Lake Nation is prospering, but in one particular area the news is bad. During his State of the Band Address Friday, Chairman Floyd "Buck" Jourdain Jr. declared a public health emergency in relation to the widespread addiction to prescription drugs. "Continuous...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 13, 2011
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Tribal Council sets date for Bongo recall election
Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Palace Casino Bingo Hall, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council voted 4-1 Wednesday morning to...
January 13, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council sets date for Bongo recall election
Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Palace Casino Bingo Hall, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council voted 4-1 Wednesday morning to hold a recall election for Band members to decide whether Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo should be retained or removed from his position....
January 12, 2011 - 3:24pm
December 24, 2010
Recall hearing scheduled for Leech Lake Secretary-Treasurer Bongo
In a special meeting Thursday, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council voted to accept the removal/recall petition for Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo. Leech Lake members submitted the petition to the Tribal Council, also known as the Reservation Business Committee, Dec. 16....
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
White Earth awarded more than $18 million from lawsuit
An $18,562,767.45 money judgment was recently awarded to the White Earth Band of Chippewa against Angelo Medure and Gaming World International, Ltd. (GWI). The award culminates a 14-year struggle of the people of White Earth to recover illegal profit distributions made to Medure...
December 17, 2010 - 1:35pm
Leech Lake Band members petition for recall of Bongo
CASS LAKE -- Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Chairman Arthur "Archie" LaRose accepted a petition Thursday morning for the removal and/or recall election...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 16, 2010
Leech Lake Band members present recall petition for secretary-treasurer Bongo
CASS LAKE -- Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Chairman Arthur "Archie" LaRose accepted a petition Thursday morning for the removal and/or recall election of Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo. The petition charges Bongo with the following: malfeasance in the handling of tribal affairs; dereliction...
December 16, 2010 - 4:54pm
December 15, 2010
Petitioners to seek Leech Lake Secretary/Treasurer Michael Bongo's removal from office
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe members of the group RIGHTS (Reclaiming Inherent Government Honoring Tribal Stability) will serve a petition to remove and/or recall LLBO Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo from the Leech Lake Reservation Business Committee also known as the Leech Lake Tribal...
December 15, 2010 - 9:40am