'Inexcusable Dysfunction' At MN DHS Led To Overpayments To TribesThe Minnesota Department of Human Services is under fire again.
Minnesota Agency's Estimate Of Tribal Overpayments GrowsThe Minnesota Department of Human Services says it underestimated the amount of money it overpaid two Native American tribes for substance abuse treatment covered under Medicaid.
State May Return 12K Acres To Leech Lake OjibweThe measure seeks to reverse a land seizure by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs that dates back to the 1940s.
Leech Lake Council Candidate Receives Suspicious Mail, ThreatOfficials in Beltrami County are investigating after a Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe council candidate received suspicious mail containing a powdery substance.
Leech Lake Ojibwe Sue 6 Opioid ManufacturersThe group said that in 2014, Native Americans had the highest rate per capita for opioid overdoses.
Leech Lake Band Lands $3M Grant For Veterans CemeteryThe Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has a $3 million federal grant to construct a veterans cemetery in Cass Lake.
Dayton Authorizes $3.3M In Disaster Aid For Areas Hit By July FloodingMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing millions in state aid to areas devastated by flooding this summer.
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut In MinnesotaThis 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.
Secretary Of Interior Visits Leech Lake SchoolFederal 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, Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe To Simulcast Horse RacingCanterbury 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.
Leech Lake Tribal Election Results VoidedAn 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.