DOJ Now Has Criminal Jurisdiction On Mille Lacs ReservationThe United States Federal Government will now assume criminal jurisdiction over the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's reservation in central Minnesota, according to the Department of Justice. The Mille Lacs Reservation becomes only the second in the U.S. to have had their request for concurrent jurisdiction granted by the DOJ -- the first being the White Earth Reservation in northeastern Minnesota.
Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Agrees To Halt Netting Due To Walleye CrisisWith the Minnesota state fish in crisis, a Native American tribe Friday said it would not net walleye on Lake Mille Lacs next year.
Body Of Minnesota Man Released To Family Without AutopsyAn autopsy will not be conducted on the body of a Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe member who died over the weekend following a car accident near Cromwell. The St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Office released the body of 65-year-old Mushkoob Aubid to family members Monday morning after a court order was signed by Carlton County Judge Robert Macaulay.
Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe DNR To Host Eagle ReleaseThe Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Department of Natural Resources will release an eagle back into the wild Friday morning. According to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe DNR, employees of the DNR found the eagle a few weeks ago on the side of Shakopee Lake Road.
Mille Lacs Band To Host Hand Drum ContestThe Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is showcasing a bit of tribal culture during a weekend hand drum contest at Grand Casino in Hinckley. The Saturday afternoon contest is free and open to the public. Teams from across the Midwest and Canada are expected to participate for their chance at a top prize.
Former Mille Lacs Band Leader Marge Anderson Dies The woman who led the Mille Lacs Band of Objiwe in its successful efforts to secure tribal hunting and fishing rights has died. A trial government statement says former chief executive Marge Anderson died Saturday at age 81 of natural causes.
Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Buying 2 St. Paul HotelsTwo major hotels in St. Paul, the Doubletree Hilton and Crowne Plaza, are being purchased by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Buying Up Half Of St. Paul’s Hotel RoomsA group known for their casinos in Hinckley and Mille Lacs is now making its way into hotels. The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe is buying up half of the hotel rooms in downtown St. Paul.
Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Plans To Buy 2 St. Paul Hotels The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe plans to buy two hotels in St. Paul.
Best Ways To Celebrate Native American HistoryNovember's Native American History Month, and it's coinciding with the sesquicentennial of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, giving all the more reason to learn more about the event and the people involved.
June Storm & Flooding Damage = $108 MillionThirteen Minnesota counties and three tribal nations have been declared major disaster areas, and are now eligible for federal public assistance.
2nd Man Sentenced For Tribal EmbezzlementA Brainerd man has been sentenced for embezzling more than $600,000 from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.