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Kickapoo Tribe

1/8/2019

article Kickapoo Tribal members calling for removal of chairman
(Kansas) -- Members of the Kickapoo Tribe are calling for the recall of their chairman. 13 NEWS obtained a copy of a petition letter given to members of the Kickapoo...
article Recall efforts against Kickapoo Tribal chairman continue
(Kansas) -- A 5-month recall effort against the Kickapoo Tribal Chairman Lester Randall has recently resulted in a formal request made to the Kickapoo Tribal Council....

12/10/2018

article Kickapoo Tribe, Jim Reitz recognized
(Kansas) -- Jim Reitz has dedicated more than 40 years of service to natural resource management, pioneering new techniques in riparian buffer management and championing...

11/22/2018

article South Texas assistant principal wins big at Lucky Eagle Casino
(Texas) -- A Crystal City high school principal has more than enough to be thankful for this holiday season after she hit the jackpot at the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino...

11/21/2018

article Crystal City woman wins $1M on slot machines off of $3 bet
(Texas) -- For the second time in a month, a Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino patron won $1 million off of a slot machine. San Juana won $1,025,936.12 off of a $3 bet on a...

11/3/2018

article San Antonio-area resident wins nearly $1.5 million jackpot at an Eagle Pass casino
(Texas) -- A San Antonio-area resident is likely "thrilled" after having become an instant millionaire this weekend. The Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel in...

9/11/2018

article Kickapoo Nation Was Scattered and Driven South from Michigan to Mexico
(North America) -- Not long after Europeans came to North America, Native American tribes from the East began moving west toward the Great Lakes. Around the mid-17th...

4/24/2018

article Kerrville resident wins more than $1 million at Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel
(Texas) -- A Kerrville resident can now call themselves a millionaire. Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel made the announcement on Tuesday. Just before noon on Monday,...

11/21/2017

article Former Kickapoo tribal chairman found guilty
(Kansas) -- Former Kickapoo Tribal Council Chairman Steve Cadue was convicted this week of fraudulent handling of a recordable instrument and tampering with records,...
article Former Kickapoo tribal leader Steve Cadue convicted in criminal case
(Kansas) -- A former Kickapoo tribal chairman has been convicted of two criminal charges. Steve Cadue was convicted of tampering with records and fraudulent handling of...

10/23/2017

article Oklahoma's Kickapoo tribe gets more than $282k from EPA
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma more than $282,000 to curb water pollution.

6/21/2017

article Kickapoo Tribe uses art exhibit to showcase importance of water on reservation
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe is using art to help people understand the effect the environment has on their health and well being. A photo exhibit displayed Tuesday at...

6/13/2017

article Grant will help Kickapoo tribe
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas recently received some help for its mental health and substance abuse programs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

6/8/2017

article Kickapoo Tribe welcomes $1.18M grant for child and family programs
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe plans to use a $1.18 million federal grant to boost child and family programs for its citizens in Kansas. The tribe received the funds...

5/31/2017

article RANDALL: Kickapoo Tribe looking to move forward in positive directions with its neighbors
(Kansas) -- Periodic drought in northeast Kansas is not a stranger to any of us who live in this region. Since the 1970s the Kickapoo Tribe has been planning to develop...

5/9/2017

article Kickapoo Nation nurse earns national recognition for care
(Kansas) -- A registered nurse from the Kickapoo Nation Health Center recently received a national award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for her work...

4/28/2017

article Supreme Court ruling seen as benefit to casino bus crash lawsuit
(Texas) -- The ink is barely dry on a new sovereignty decision from the nation's highest court but some are already singing its praises. Attorney John David Franz...

4/6/2017

article City declines water support to Kickapoo Tribe
(Missouri) -- The Hiawatha City Commission declined to sign a letter of support for the Kickapoo Tribe’s efforts to build a reservoir on the reservation. It was...

3/29/2017

article Kickapoo Tribe's Assistant Police Chief arrested on child sex charges
(Kansas) -- The Assistant Police Chief for the Kickapoo Tribe has been arrested on child sex charges. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says Joshua Barnes, 33, of Meridan...

3/15/2017

article Former Kickapoo Tribal official convicted on fraud
(Oklahoma) -- The Kickapoo Tribe issued a news release Friday that a former Council member was found guilty of fraud and misuse of tribal funds.

3/10/2017

article Former Kickapoo tribal officer convicted of 6 crimes, including fraud
(Kansas) -- A former Kickapoo Tribal Council official has been found guilty of fraud and misuse of tribal funds, a news release from the council said Friday. Bobbi...

2/27/2017

article State, Kickapoo Tribe negotiate cigarette-tax agreement
(Kansas) -- On Thursday, Feb. 23, Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Kansas has negotiated an agreement with the Kickapoo Tribe in...

2/12/2017

article Casino gambling in Texas: Probably not this session, says lawmaker
(Texas) -- Every couple months or so, the Villanuevas take a road trip. Lifelong Lubbockite Ida Villanueva and her husband cross the state line into Hobbs, New Mexico,...

2/3/2017

article Two Kickapoo Tribe members pleaded guilty to stealing from Child Care Assistance Program
(Kansas) -- Two Kickapoo Tribal members pleaded guilty to larceny. The Tribal District Court of the Kickapoo Tribe said Delores Hooper and Darlene Wewenes were found to...

10/5/2016

article Four incumbents re-elected to Kickapoo Tribal Council in Oct. 3 vote
(Kansas) -- All four of the incumbent Kickapoo Tribal Council members were re-elected Oct. 3. Re-elected were Fred Thomas, vice chairman; Russell Bradley, treasurer;...

9/19/2016

article Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas celebrates new water rights deal
(Kansas) -- A Kansas Indian tribe is celebrating a new water rights agreement that will help it develop a reservoir on its reservation. The agreement between the...
article Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas celebrates new water rights deal
(Kansas) -- A Native American tribe in northeast Kansas is celebrating a new water rights agreement that will help it create a reservoir to provide a stable and...

9/17/2016

article Kickapoo celebrate water rights agreement
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo word for water is “Nepi.” Without water there’s no growth and no life. The Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas celebrated new life after...

9/2/2016

article Lawyer for embattled former Kickapoo leader calls recent filings in lawsuit "disturbing"
(Kansas) -- Clifford “Steve” Cadue, the former Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas leader beset with a lawsuit alleging he tampered with records to hide failing...

8/31/2016

article Kickapoo attorney: No grounds to dismiss judge, reject tribal Supreme Court decision in lawsuit
(Kansas) -- The attorney for the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas argues two former tribal leaders who are the subjects of a civil lawsuit lack proper grounds to request a...

8/22/2016

article Motion in Kickapoo lawsuit requests judge be recused from hearing case
(Kansas) -- The attorney for embattled Kickapoo tribal leaders beset with a lawsuit claiming they misused public money wants the Kickapoo District judge barred from...

8/10/2016

article New Kickapoo administration building to make running errands easier
(Kansas) -- Running errands on the Kickapoo Reservation just got a little bit easier. A dedication and open house was held Wednesday in Horton. It was in honor of the...

7/22/2016

article Judge tosses out motion to dismiss case against 3 former Kickapoo Tribe Council members
(Kansas) -- A Kickapoo Tribal Court Judge will not dismiss the case of three former tribal leaders accused of committing financial crimes against the tribe.

7/18/2016

article Report: No mechanical defects found after Texas bus crash
(Texas) -- A preliminary report on a South Texas bus crash that killed nine people in May says an initial inspection of the bus found no mechanical defects and the...

7/15/2016

article Lucky Eagle a major attraction in Eagle Pass
(Texas) -- Deep in the South Texas brushland rises a glittering oasis of gaming, with an inviting hotel and the lure of good fortune. The Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino...

7/12/2016

article Federal judge halts insurance payouts in fatal bus rollover
(Texas) -- Insurance companies involved in a May fatal bus rollover crash near Laredo may not pay out any claims under a temporary restraining order issued by a federal...

7/11/2016

article Casino bus crash victims look for compensation
(Texas) -- Miguel Maldonado is still waiting to hear if his family will receive any money for the death of his 61-year-old sister Adelfa Garza after a charter bus crash...

7/9/2016

article Casino bus crash victims have a long fight to get compensation
(Texas) -- Miguel Maldonado is still waiting to hear if his family will receive any money for the death of his 61-year-old sister Adelfa Garza after a charter bus crash...

6/11/2016

article Kickapoo Filed More Counts Against Former Tribal Leaders
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo tribal leaders have filed additional counts against three former tribal leaders accused of misusing federal money. The tribe said Thursday it’...

6/10/2016

article Kickapoo filed more counts against former tribal leaders
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo tribal leaders have filed additional charges against three former tribal leaders accused of misusing federal money. Kickapoo Tribal Prosecutor Tom...
article More criminal charges filed against three former Kickapoo Tribal leaders
(Kansas) -- More criminal charges have been filed against three former Kickapoo Tribal leaders accused of misusing federal dollars, the tribe announced in a news release...

5/28/2016

article Casino bus tours continue a week after a rollover crash killed 9 and injured 43
(Texas) -- A few days after his 21st birthday, Daniel Garcia stepped onto a white charter bus with his parents, friends, and girlfriend, hoping to continue the...

5/21/2016

article Attorney adds bus driver, casino to fatal rollover lawsuit
(Texas) -- Five survivors of the fatal bus rollover May 14 are expanding their lawsuit to include the Eagle Pass casino and the bus coordinator. The original lawsuit...
article Death toll increases in South Texas charter bus crash
(Texas) -- Officials say a ninth person has died after being injured in the crash of a charter bus in South Texas last weekend. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt....

5/17/2016

article Bus driver identified in South Texas crash that killed 8
(Texas) -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the man who was driving an OGA Charters bus that crashed Saturday north of Laredo, killing eight people...
article Passenger in Fatal Bus Crash Speaks Out
(Texas) -- CHANNEL 5 NEWS is working to talk to the owner, driver and passengers of the OGA charter bus that crashed near Laredo over the weekend. They’re the key...

3/31/2016

article Former Kickapoo tribal leaders charged with misusing federal funds
(Kansas) -- Three former Kickapoo Tribe leaders have been charged in tribal court with misusing federal dollars. Former tribal council chairman Steve Cadue, tribal...

3/29/2016

article Former Kickapoo tribe leaders face criminal charges
(Kansas) -- Former Kickapoo Tribe leaders already beset by a lawsuit now face criminal charges they misused federal dollars given to the tribe. Steve Cadue, Bobbi...
article Prosecution begins for former Kickapoo Tribal leaders
(Kansas) -- Three former leaders of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas are accused of misusing money belonging to the tribe. Steve Cadue, Bobbi Darnell and Adolph Cadue Jr....

2/20/2016

article 'Biker Gang' Altercation Leads To Shootout At Kickapoo Casino Gas Station
(Oklahoma) -- An investigation is underway near Kickapoo Casino in Harrah following a shootout between two rival motorcycle gangs Friday night. The incident took place...

2/19/2016

article "Shots fired" call reported near Kickapoo Casino in Harrah
(Oklahoma) -- Lincoln County emergency crews along with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are responding to reports of a possible shooting near Kickapoo Casino Friday evening...
article Kickapoo Casino lockdown lifted following shooting
(Oklahoma) -- A lockdown at Kickapoo Casino prompted by a shooting Friday night has been lifted. Officials said two groups of biker gangs were at the casino near...

12/30/2015

article Galloway: Kickapoo Tribe opposes historical horse racing machines
(Texas) -- In his farewell column for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Randy Galloway looks at some of the interests -- including the Kickapoo Tribe -- that are fighting...

10/6/2015

article Kickapoo Tribal Council holds election
(Kansas) -- The 2015 Kickapoo Tribal Council elections were held on Monday. Three positions were up for election. Reelected to the Tribal Council were Carla Cavin and...

9/17/2015

article Ex-Kickapoo Tribe officials respond to lawsuit over budget
(Kansas) -- Two former officials of the Kickapoo Tribal Council have responded to a lawsuit accusing them of misleading the council into passing an unbalanced budget.

9/16/2015

article Former Kickapoo Tribe chairman, treasurer respond to lawsuit
(Kansas) -- The embattled former chairman of the Kickapoo Tribal Council filed a formal response in court Tuesday to a lawsuit accusing him of financial wrongdoing and...

9/3/2015

article Third man charged in Kickapoo Reservation home invasion bound over for trial
(Kansas) -- A 32-year-old man authorities say was involved in an April home invasion and kidnapping on the Kickapoo Reservation was bound over for arraignment and trial...

9/1/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe expands lawsuit against former chairman to include former treasurer
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe has expanded a legal complaint against its former chairman to include a former treasurer in an attempt to clear up a budget quandary...

8/31/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe brings action in tribal court
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo Tribe Brings Action in Tribal Court Against Former Chairman and Treasurer Kickapoo Tribal Chair Lester Randall announced earlier this week the...

8/26/2015

article Former Kickapoo leaders face legal action
(Kansas) -- Two former Kickapoo Tribal council members are now facing legal action amid allegations of financial misconduct. Kickapoo Tribal Chair Lester Randall said...
article Kickapoo Tribe brings court action against former chairman and treasurer
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo Tribal Chair Lester Randall announced earlier this week the Tribal Council amended its suit brought against former Tribal Chairman clifford "...

8/24/2015

article Political donations take center stage on eve of racing commission vote
(Texas) -- On the eve of a vote that could end a dispute over a new way to bet on horse races, industry leaders charged that state lawmakers who oppose the wagering...

8/23/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe files suit against its former chairman
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe has accused its former chairman of financial malfeasance in a tribal court lawsuit. The suit’s filing on Aug. 12 comes nearly seven...

8/22/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe files suit against former chairman Steve Cadue
(Kansas) -- The Kickapoo Tribe has taken legal action against its former chairman, accusing him of financial malfeasance and falsifying meeting minutes to fraudulently...

8/18/2015

article Petition filed against former tribal leader
(Kansas) -- A longtime leader of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas is accused of what tribal leaders call a "breach of fiduciary duty." In a written statement released by the...

7/23/2015

article Kickapoo Tribal Police seeking public's help in arson cases involving hay bales; $1K reward offered
(Kansas) -- Five hay bales — each valued between $400 and $500 — have been intentionally set on fire on the Kickapoo Reservation in recent weeks, said...

1/7/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe removes former chairman
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo Tribal Chair Lester Randall announced Monday the Tribal Council met on Jan. 2 and voted to remove Councilman Clifford “Steve” Cadue from...

1/5/2015

article Kickapoo Tribe removes member from tribal council
(Kansas) -- Clifford Steve Cadue has been removed from the Kickapoo Tribal Council because of a breach of fiduciary duty, according to the Kickapoo Tribe. The council...
article Steve Cadue removed from Kickapoo Tribal Council
(Kansas) -- In a news release issued Monday morning, the Kickapoo Tribe announced the removal of Councilman Clifford "Steve" Cadue from the Tribal Council. The...

10/20/2014

article Lester Randall new Kickapoo tribal chairman
(Kansas) -- Lester Randall was elected Oct. 6 as the new chairman of the Tribal Council of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas. Randall was one of two council members...

10/7/2014

article Tribal council elects new members
(Kansas) -- The Tribal Council of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas elected new council members this week. Lester Randall was successful in his re-election campaign when he...

9/2/2014

article Kickapoo In Race To Stem Tide Of Diabetes
(Kansas) -- It’s early on a Saturday morning and about 100 people – most of them members of the Kickapoo tribe – are gathering for the dedication of a...

5/1/2014

article Gambling has changed the lives of Texas tribe
(Texas) -- The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the only Texas tribe with a legal casino, the Kickapoos, have recently expanded their gambling operations and have built...

1/18/2014

article OP/ED: Learning to gamble
(Texas) -- I’ve taken up gambling — for work, of course. With a “gaming” theme on the Travel page calendar, I thought it was time to learn what...

1/17/2014

article Taking a gamble?
(Texas) -- Border casino features 2,800 gaming devices, restaurants, entertainment, new hotel — EAGLE PASS — If I were a betting woman, I'd wager that I...

1/5/2014

article Ruling against Kickapoo Nation in Plum Creek Reservoir suit
(Kansas) -- A federal judge in Kansas City, Kan., ruled Dec. 20 against the Kickapoo Tribe in its suit against the Nemaha-Brown Watershed.

12/29/2013

article Kickapoo Leadership Isn't Giving Up On Reservoir
(Kansas) -- Leaders of the Kickapoo tribal reservation in northeast Kansas want the federal government to help out with a longstanding effort to build a reservoir.
article Kickapoo leadership isn't giving up on reservoir
(Kansas) -- Curtis Simon Sr. maneuvered a bouncing truck Friday along a snowpacked gravel road on the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas' reservation.

3/6/2012

article Commissioners approve annexation of Kickapoo tribal land
(Oklahoma) -- Shawnee City Commissioners Monday voted to approve an annexation of land from the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma that is intended for a gaming facility.

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