Mille Lacs News

Mille Lacs Band gets federal grant to study walleye habitat

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St. Cloud Times By: Times Staff Posted: 08/15/2017 A federal grant of almost $200,000 will help the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe identify walleye habitat in Mille Lacs Lake. The Tribal Wildlife Grant of $199,075 comes from the U.S. Department of the Interior. The department also announced Tuesday that it allocated $993,310 to Minnesota state wildlife agencies through the TWG...
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Mille Lacs Lake watershed management lake health conference announced

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Mille Lacs Messenger By: Unknown Posted: 07/20/2017 The Mille Lacs Lake Watershed Management Group, in coordination with the Mille Lacs & Aitkin SWCDs and Mille Lacs County, is proud to host the 2017 Lake Health Conference at McQuoid’s Inn on Aug. 7, 2017. This conference features presentations and hands-on demonstrations from experts in their respective fields, including: Doug Jensen,...
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DNR seeks outside review of Mille Lacs Lake walleye questions and concerns

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The Pilot-Independent By: Staff writer from The Pilot-Independent Posted: 06/16/2017 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has announced that the agency will initiate an external review of Mille Lacs Lake walleye management and harvest strategy. The review is part of the scientific process of adaptive fisheries management and will help to increase transparency with the public. “Mille Lacs Lake issues...
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Law enforcement agreement negotiations end in standstill

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Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 06/14/2017 Mille Lacs County Administrator Pat Oman announced on Friday, June 9, the negotiations between Mille Lacs County and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe regarding the joint powers law enforcement agreement has come to a standstill. Neither party can agree. The outcome is there is no new law enforcement agreement. The...
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Mille Lacs Band Signs Law Enforcement Agreement with Pine County

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Aitkin Independent Age By: Unknown Posted: 06/01/2017 Mille Lacs Tribal Police officers can enforce state criminal law on all Band-owned fee land and tribal trust land in Pine County The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe announced the Band and Pine County have signed a law enforcement agreement. The new agreement replaces a previous agreement in place since 2004. Under the...
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Paul Moose: Indian soldier, community hero

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Mille Lacs Messenger By: Brett Larson Posted: 05/25/2017 Moose was the first Isle resident to give his life in the Korean war, killed in action Sept. 11, 1950 September 11 is a day that has lived in infamy since 2001, but the date had a tragic significance half a century earlier for one Mille Lacs Band family. The Mille Lacs...
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Stocking up for the future

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Mille Lacs Messenger By: Vivian LaMoore Posted: 05/19/2017 Tribal DNR biologists harvested 7.3 million Mille Lacs Lake walleye eggs for Mille Lacs Band hatchery project and working with the state DNR biologists in walleye recovery efforts Having a working hatchery in the Mille Lacs Lake area has been an idea that has popped up over and over from many...
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All we have is each other

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Indianz.com By: Arne Vainio, M.D. Posted: 05/19/2017 I was at a two day medical conference a few weeks ago getting caught up on my continuing education credits. Some of these can be done online, but some are required to be done in a group setting. I was in a group with a geneticist and we discussed the inherited basis...
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Building the bridge: BSU, tribal college leaders sign dual-enrollment agreements

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The Bemidji Pioneer By: Joe Bowen Posted: 05/12/2017 BEMIDJI—Higher education leaders from across northern Minnesota gathered Friday to sign a series of agreements that will make for a smoother transition for tribal college students to make their way to Bemidji State University. The agreements stipulate that students with two-year degrees from Leech Lake, Red Lake, White Earth, and Fond...
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