Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota. The 2,000-mile journey to Washington, D.C., begins Wednesday when the 88-foot tall white spruce is cut down in the Chippewa National Forest.
Federal officials are visiting a school on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe reservation to get a firsthand look at construction needs and to talk with teachers about the challenges of providing high quality education.
Canterbury Park has reached a deal with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to offer simulcast wagering on horse races at the tribe’s northern Minnesota casino. The first-of-its-kind agreement follows legislation passed in 2012, enabling Minnesota tribes currently allowed to conduct casino gaming to receive telecasts of horse races from tracks around the world.
An election judge for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has nullified Donald “Mick” Finn’s election as secretary-treasurer in a June 28 special election.