Wisconsin Native Americans Granted Funds For Green ProjectsTwo Native American tribes in Wisconsin are receiving federal grants for renewable energy projects that tribe members say will help reduce costs and lead to energy independence. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Odanah received a nearly $1 million grant, and the Forest County Potawatomi Community in Crandon got a grant for more than $1.5 million.
3-Year-Old Boy Left On Cold Bus For 3 Hours A 3-year-old boy spent about three hours alone on a very cold Head Start bus parked in northern Minnesota.
Interior Dept. Nullifies Duluth's Casino ContractThe City of Duluth has lost another fight to get some of the money from the tribal casino in its downtown district.
Fond Du Lac Band Buy Sacred IslandThe Fond du Lac Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa has purchased a sacred Ojibwe island on the St. Louis River.
In Minn., Copper Mining Runs Afoul Of Wild RiceWild rice is sacred to the Ojibwe of Minnesota, but that may not be enough to protect it from the promise of jobs that a new copper-nickel mining industry would bring to the state.
Fond Du Lac Band Buys Hotel For Casino ExpansionThe Lake Superior Chippewa Fond du Lac Band has purchased on old hotel in downtown Duluth to expand its casino. But, plans to move forward with the expansion are on hold while the Fond du Lac Band fights with the city over its share of casino profits.