Aaniin Mille Lacs Band Members. Welcome to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Legislative Branch Website. This site is not intended to replace the main Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Website (millelacsband.com) but is an additional resource for band members seeking information related specifically to the Legislative Branch of Government.
There is a section dedicated to each of the district representatives for sharing information relevant to their districts. We appreciate your patience as we continue to tweak the website to be administered and user friendly.
Latest News for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Brielle Bredsten Posted: 04/19/2017 Line item verbiage cause for concerns A change in verbiage appearing on Frontier Communications monthly statements has its customers in Mille Lacs County questioning their bills. The issue was first brought to the Messenger’s attention during the regular April 10 Wahkon City Council meeting. City clerk Karrie Roeschlein noted that in March’s Continue…Read More
Duluth News Tribune By: Kevin Dupuis Posted: 04/15/15 In early December, the Duluth City Council unanimously passed a resolution "to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's effort to protect sacred tribal lands and the Missouri River," noting that "the citizens of Duluth share an interest in protecting water resources and affirming the contribution and cultural resources of Native Americans." For Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Brielle Bredsten Posted: 04/07/2017 Gone are the days when Mille Lacs County residents are required to sort their recycling. Michele McPherson, Land Service director for Mille Lacs County of 12 years, hopes this is just one more motivator for residents and visitors of the area to utilize recycling services. Eliminating the task of sorting recyclables for Continue…Read More
Indian Country Today By: Mark Fogarty Posted: 04/05/2017 The movement to defund the Dakota Access Pipeline is rapidly gathering momentum, as individuals, cities and tribes have taken more than $5 billion from banks that have financed DAPL. According to the website defunddapl.org, which is maintained by several groups involved in the water protector movement that protested DAPL near the Standing Continue…Read More
Star Tribune By: Nicole Norfleet Posted: 03/31/2017 Bob Goff partnered with Nick Coleman to build one of Minnesota's first PR firms. Bob Goff, who shaped public opinion and policy for a half century on matters as diverse as tribal sovereignty and the construction of the Metrodome in the Twin Cities, has died. Goff died Wednesday at age 80 after briefly Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Joe Walsh Posted: 03/23/2017 There is a famous experiment called the Marshmallow Test that Dr. Walter Mischel invented in the 1960s. The premise is simple. A child is placed in a room with a chair, a table, and a small marshmallow on a plate. An adult tells the child if they can wait for 15 minutes, Continue…Read More