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.
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.
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.
August 10, 2012 in Pine Journal
Annual Mash-ka-wisen Sobriety Powwow aims to spread the word about sobriety and offer people hope
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
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
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.
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
February 24, 2012 in Pine Journal
The year 2011 was a successful one for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa on economic, community and cultural fronts, Chairwoman Karen Diver said last Thursday, hours before delivering her annual State of the Band address.
February 17, 2012 in Pine Journal
Cloquet native Kristine Rhodes was on the fast track to becoming a family practice doctor when she discovered something that turned her world around.