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Mille Lacs Band Members Lost Over 1,000 Pounds

More than 150 members of the Mille Lacs of Ojibwe lost a total of over 1,000 pounds as part of a weight loss challenge issued by the tribe’s chief executive.

06/06/2014

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Tribes Plan For Worst With Looming Budget Cuts

When it comes to the automatic spending cuts that began taking effect this month, federal lawmakers spared programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable — such as food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid and veterans’ assistance — from hard hits.

03/16/2013

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Minn. Tribe, Wis. Group Among EPA Grant Recipients

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $25,000 grants to each of four recipients in the Great Lakes region, including a Minnesota tribe and a Wisconsin nonprofit organization.

01/08/2012

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EPA Clarifies Permitting Process On Tribal Lands

Tribal economies could see a boost with a new rule that makes it easier — and possibly timelier — for some industrial facilities to obtain permits to do business on American Indian reservations.

07/28/2011

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Feds Move Against Suspected Illegal Fishing Ring

Federal authorities say they’ve moved to stop a ring suspected of illegally netting and selling walleye on two Indian reservations in northern Minnesota.

07/26/2011

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Ojibwe Demand Fishing Rights, Cite 1885 Treaty

Ojibwe band members went fishing before last year’s opener to force a treaty dispute into court, but the state still hasn’t brought charges, and the issue is ongoing as the 2011 opener approaches.

05/11/2011

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Man Shot After Chase, Trying To Run Over Police

A Red Lake man was shot by police after they said he tried to run over an officer following a crime spree that included 10 thefts and burglaries as well as the theft of three vehicles.

11/26/2010