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: Vivian La Moore Posted: 12/06/2017 Tribal officers speak out about the county’s allegations that Tribal Police were hiding cases and information Mille Lacs County officials took state law enforcement authority away from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s Tribal Police Department based on, among other issues, the county’s allegations tribal police were hiding cases and information Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 11/29/2017 During a closed session of the Mille Lacs County Board regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21, the board made the decision to hire Randy Thompson to represent the county in the lawsuit filed by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. The board then agreed to seek outside counsel to represent Mille Lacs Continue…Read More
Aitkin Independent Age By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 11/15/2017 Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners voted to table the request from the Governor to enter mediation with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe regarding the law enforcement agreement. The reason was based on a “lack of respect.” During the Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 7, Continue…Read More
Star Tribube By: James Eli Schiffer Posted: 11/04/2017 And since November 2016, county officials have been waiting. Those of us who routinely ask government for records are used to suffering. We wait, and wait, and wait, sometimes for months, or years, for a magic e-mail or a letter in the mailbox. So I confess to schadenfreude to see my friends Continue…Read More
Star Tribune By: Editorial Board Posted: 11/03/2017 The resorts that ring Lake Mille Lacs are the economic backbone of the central Minnesota county that shares the sprawling body of water’s name. These hardworking business owners should know that their County Board’s self-inflicted feud with a local American Indian community will make it more difficult for resort owners to compete with Continue…Read More
Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 10/25/2017 The Mille Lacs County Board voted unanimously to file a lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Department of Justice for lack of response to data requests. The price tag to the taxpayers of the county begins at $10,000. During the regular meeting of the board of commissioners on Tuesday, Continue…Read More