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Celebrating the Season: Districts Host Holiday Parties

In each district, community members came together to celebrate the holiday season, mingling with their fellow neighbors at Districts I, II, III, and the Urban area. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday season with your friends and…
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Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin Holds Public Safety Meeting with Governor Mark Dayton

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton made a visit to Mille Lacs Dec. 6 to meet with Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin and others about law enforcement issues, including Mille Lacs County’s decision last summer to revoke a long-standing law enforcement agreement with…
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Catholic Charities Seeks to Build Community to Work on Key Issues

Catholic Charities and the Mille Lacs Band sponsored an event in Onamia on Dec. 8 called “Building Communities, Empowering Families in Northern Mille Lacs County.” Over 60 people attended the program, which kicked off with pizza and a welcome from…
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Prescription Refills Are Now Available though RefillPro Mobile App

As of Dec. 5, 2016, the RefillPro Mobile Application can be used to refill prescriptions through Ne-Ia-Shing Clinic’s pharmacy. This service gives clinic patients a link for their phones to re-order prescriptions. The “RefillPro” app is available for free download…
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Mille Lacs Band Department of Natural Resources Update

The Mille Lacs Band Department of Natural Resources has been busy on a number of projects in October and November. Fisheries: The fisheries staff have completed a successful first season of hatching and stocking the Mille Lacs strain of walleyes.…
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I Thought I Had More Time

He looked so much older since Donnie died. A year earlier I saw them together hauling wood and they were drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes in the cab of Brian’s old pickup truck. We never talked about happiness, and they…
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Celebrating the Season: Districts Host Holiday Parties

In each district, community members came together to celebrate the holiday season, mingling with their fellow neighbors at Districts I, II, III, and the Urban area. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday season with your friends and…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin Holds Public Safety Meeting with Governor Mark Dayton

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton made a visit to Mille Lacs Dec. 6 to meet with Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin and others about law enforcement issues, including Mille Lacs County’s decision last summer to revoke a long-standing law enforcement agreement with…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Catholic Charities Seeks to Build Community to Work on Key Issues

Catholic Charities and the Mille Lacs Band sponsored an event in Onamia on Dec. 8 called “Building Communities, Empowering Families in Northern Mille Lacs County.” Over 60 people attended the program, which kicked off with pizza and a welcome from…
...Read More

Prescription Refills Are Now Available though RefillPro Mobile App

As of Dec. 5, 2016, the RefillPro Mobile Application can be used to refill prescriptions through Ne-Ia-Shing Clinic’s pharmacy. This service gives clinic patients a link for their phones to re-order prescriptions. The “RefillPro” app is available for free download…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

Mille Lacs Band Department of Natural Resources Update

The Mille Lacs Band Department of Natural Resources has been busy on a number of projects in October and November. Fisheries: The fisheries staff have completed a successful first season of hatching and stocking the Mille Lacs strain of walleyes.…
...Read More
District 1 District 2 District 3 Urban Area

I Thought I Had More Time

He looked so much older since Donnie died. A year earlier I saw them together hauling wood and they were drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes in the cab of Brian’s old pickup truck. We never talked about happiness, and they…
...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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