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Candidates Certified, Election Forums Planned for Primary

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe will hold a primary election April 5 and a general election June 14 to choose elected officials for the six MCT member bands, including Mille Lacs. The following individuals were certified on February 11, 2016, as…
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DNR Seeks Volunteers to Help with Walleye Hatchery Project

This spring, in response to a Joint Resolution from the Band Assembly and Chief Executive, the Department of Natural Resources will undertake a pilot project to explore the feasibility of a walleye hatchery at Mille Lacs Lake. Commissioner Susan Klapel’s…
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Tainted Heroin Prompts Message from Commissioner, Police

Recent events in our community, point toward the fact that the supply of Heroin currently being distributed in our community may be corrupt and more dangerous than normal Heroin.  We urge anyone who is using to stop immediately, as this…
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Wii Du Program Gives Youth Experience, Inspiration

The Mille Lacs Band’s WiiDu (Wiidanokiindiwag or “We all work together”) Youth Program offers regular meetings and activities designed to inspire and motivate youth to achieve their goals and dreams. The program currently serves 200 youth across all three districts.…
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Enbridge Postpones Sandpiper, Line 3 Pipelines until 2019

Enbridge Energy announced on Feb. 16 that it would delay construction of its Sandpiper and Line 3 pipelines until 2019 due to delays in the permitting process. The news validates the important efforts of those who have been fighting the…
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Diabetes Diagnosis Was a Life-Changer for Jeff Matrious

Long gone are the days when Jeff Matrious could hop on his Harley motorcycle and take a long ride. So too are the days of spending a sunny afternoon out on a golf course trying to get a hole in…
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Candidates Certified, Election Forums Planned for Primary

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe will hold a primary election April 5 and a general election June 14 to choose elected officials for the six MCT member bands, including Mille Lacs. The following individuals were certified on February 11, 2016, as…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

DNR Seeks Volunteers to Help with Walleye Hatchery Project

This spring, in response to a Joint Resolution from the Band Assembly and Chief Executive, the Department of Natural Resources will undertake a pilot project to explore the feasibility of a walleye hatchery at Mille Lacs Lake. Commissioner Susan Klapel’s…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Tainted Heroin Prompts Message from Commissioner, Police

Recent events in our community, point toward the fact that the supply of Heroin currently being distributed in our community may be corrupt and more dangerous than normal Heroin.  We urge anyone who is using to stop immediately, as this…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Wii Du Program Gives Youth Experience, Inspiration

The Mille Lacs Band’s WiiDu (Wiidanokiindiwag or “We all work together”) Youth Program offers regular meetings and activities designed to inspire and motivate youth to achieve their goals and dreams. The program currently serves 200 youth across all three districts.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Enbridge Postpones Sandpiper, Line 3 Pipelines until 2019

Enbridge Energy announced on Feb. 16 that it would delay construction of its Sandpiper and Line 3 pipelines until 2019 due to delays in the permitting process. The news validates the important efforts of those who have been fighting the…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Diabetes Diagnosis Was a Life-Changer for Jeff Matrious

Long gone are the days when Jeff Matrious could hop on his Harley motorcycle and take a long ride. So too are the days of spending a sunny afternoon out on a golf course trying to get a hole in…
...Read More
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Sheriff, Police Chief Address District I Community

Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren and Acting Tribal Police Chief Sara Rice addressed Band members’ questions about law enforcement at the Jan. 11 District I Community Meeting. Lindgren said the revocation of the county/tribal law enforcement agreement came not…
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New Resource Officer Hired for Nay Ah Shing Schools

Josh Hemsworth has been hired as the new School Resource Officer serving the students, staff and families of Nay Ah Shing schools. Josh is relatively new to law enforcement, but he comes to the Tribal Police Department with a strong…
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Interim Director of Housing is Jack of All Trades

Six years with the Mille Lacs Band and a lifetime of do-it-yourself experience will serve Daniel Boyd well in his new role as Interim Director of the Mille Lacs Band’s Housing Department. Daniel was asked by Community Development Commissioner Percy…
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Mille Lacs Band Divests from Wells Fargo

Unethical business practices and financing support for Dakota Access Pipeline led to decision The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians has ended its investment advisory services relationship with Wells Fargo. The decision, made unanimously by the Mille Lacs Band of…
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Band Member Brings New Ideas and Energy to a New Role

Leaving corporate America behind for a new role at Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) was an easy decision for Band member Tawnya Stewart. When the call came for her to consider the role as Chief of People and Culture Officer…
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New Doctor Is Happy to Serve in Indian Country

Lacey Running Hawk, a new doctor at Ne-Ia-Shing Clinic in District I, confirms that medical school is as grueling as you’d expect. “When you look back, it’s probably good that you are kind of naive about what you are getting…
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