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Fond du Lac Reservation to be home to large solar development

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Fond du Lac Reservation will soon be the site of a ground-breaking “solar farm” project that will contribute a significant source of energy to the Reservation and provide environmental benefits to boot.

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Tribal panel votes against censure of two Fond du Lac leaders

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Jana Hollingsworth

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Jana Peterson

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Allegations against two Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa tribal leaders were dismissed Tuesday during a special meeting held by executive me…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Citizens rally to fight Native Mob activities, drugs

October 12, 2012 in Pine Journal

After learning that law enforcement officials had discovered the body of a missing Floodwood woman on the Fond du Lac Reservation and on top of that that they suspected she was killed by a member of the Native Mob gang, Bettina Johnsen decided enough was enough.
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Cloquet Police: Shooting victim fears for his life, won’t talk

August 30, 2012 in Pine Journal

Cloquet police are investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in which the victim was shot in the foot, but investigators say he isn’t providing much information because he fears for his life.
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New document details well project on reservation 50 years ago

August 12, 2012 in Pine Journal

Long-time Cloquet resident Ann MacConnachie has preserved a timeless bit of area history. In a document she wrote and recently presented to the Fond du Lac Cultural Center and Museum, MacConnachie details how a group of women from Cloquet saw a need that existed on the Fond du Lac Reservation 50 years ago and went all the way to the nation’s Capitol to help remedy it.
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Celebrating sobriety

August 10, 2012 in Pine Journal

Annual Mash-ka-wisen Sobriety Powwow aims to spread the word about sobriety and offer people hope

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Lax-4-Life Lacrosse camp celebrates its third year

July 27, 2012 in Pine Journal

The first year the National Lacrosse League’s Minnesota Swarm partnered with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to offer a week of lacrosse camp to the culture that created the game. Continue Reading

Candidates square off Tuesday in Fond du Lac General Election

June 8, 2012 in Pine Journal

Fond du Lac Tribal Chairwoman Karen Diver will face her predecessor in next Tuesday’s General Election. Diver goes up against Peter J. Defoe, whom she replaced in February 2007. Continue Reading

Large field of candidates vie for office in Tuesday’s Fond du Lac Primary

March 29, 2012 in Pine Journal

The field of candidates for Fond du Lac tribal chairperson and District I and III representatives will be whittled down in Tuesday’s Primary Election.
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County scores key FEMA grant for emergency radio equipment

March 2, 2012 in Pine Journal

The taxpayers of Carlton County received something of a windfall this week.
At Monday’s adjourned session of the Carlton County Board, Sheriff Kelly Lake informed commissioners that the county has been awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Assistance to Firefighters” grant in the amount of $684,585. Continue Reading