Leech Lake Band
article Cass County, Leech Lake officials agree to continue working together
(Minnesota) -- The Cass County Board and the Leech Lake Tribal Council each voted unanimously during a joint meeting Monday, Dec. 2, to support three items before them...
article Leech Lake Band Members Recognized at 2019 MN Indian Education Conference
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Indian Education Association held their 35th Annual Conference in November at Grand Casino Hinckley. The three day event featured keynote...
article Leech Lake tribe updates agreement with U.S. Forest Service
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe recently clarified its relationship with the U.S. Forest Service regarding how the two entities care for and manage the...
press release Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and U.S. National Forest Service Enter into Memorandum of Understanding
(Minnesota) -- Chairman Faron Jackson of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Bob Lueckel, Acting Regional Forester of the US Forest Service signed a Memorandum of...
article Chamber welcomes Cedar Lake Casino and Hotel
(Minnesota) -- The Bemidji Chamber recently welcomed Cedar Lakes Casino and Hotel. The Casino has 650 slot machines, blackjack, poker and bingo, and also features two...
article Man who ran from Tribal Police found dead
(Minnesota) -- Authorities have identified human remains found Sept. 10th in a wooded area of rural Cass Lake, Minnesota as a man wanted by Leech Lake Tribal Police. The...
article Leech Lake police find human remains
(Minnesota) -- Authorities with the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department located what they believe to be human remains in rural Cass Lake on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The Police...
article Cass Lake breaks world record for largest Indian taco
(Minnesota) -- The Cedar Lakes Casino-Hotel in Cass Lake broke the world record for the largest Indian taco as part of its grand opening celebration Saturday. According...
article Expanded Cedar Lakes Casino Hotel opens in Minnesota
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Council hosted their grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the $50 million expansion of the Cedar Lakes...
article Casino In Cass Lake Breaks Record For Largest Fry Bread Taco
(Minnesota) -- The Cedar Lakes Casino-Hotel in Cass Lake broke a world record as part of its grand opening celebration Saturday. According to the Bemidji Pioneer, the...
article Leech Lake Band debuts new casino by setting fry bread record
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe debuted its new gaming property in Minnesota by setting the Guinness World Record for the largest fry bread.
article Casino in Cass Lake sets Guinness World Record for largest frybread taco
(Minnesota) -- People in Cass Lake were treated to some great food in massive proportions on a historic day, this past weekend. On Saturday, the Cedar Lakes Casino-Hotel...
article Minnesota casino sets world record with huge fry bread taco
(Minnesota) -- Weighing 350 pounds and measuring 8 feet in diameter, an Indian taco made in Cass Lake, Minnesota, set a world record over the weekend — and...
article Cedar style gaming: Cedar Lakes Casino to hold grand opening in Cass Lake this week
(Minnesota) -- Unlike its predecessor, the new Cedar Lakes Casino and Hotel in Cass Lake doesn't bear the name Palace.But the bright lights and shiny exterior of the...
article 'Be proud of this': Leech Lake band marks new cemetery for tribal veterans
(Minnesota) -- Spencer Whitefeather jolted the crowd to attention. The boisterous U.S. Marine veteran was one of several speakers who celebrated on Thursday a new...
article Brown takes his talents to Leech Lake: Cass Lake-Bena grad eyes a career in sports
(Minnesota) -- Jared Brown has been playing basketball since he was five years old, and he's set to take his game—and his studies—to the next level.
article Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Library receives donations from around the world
(Minnesota) -- A call to action by a former Minnesota senator has inundated a Leech Lake tribal school with donations. Last month, Al Franken, the former U.S. senator,...
article Leech Lake Tribal College Graduation
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Tribal College held its 2019 commencement ceremony May 18th at the Cass Lake Bena High School. The College had a total of 31 graduates this...
article Ranger Loney: Leech Lake’s valedictorian hopes to work at Chippewa National Forest
(Minnesota) -- Austin Loney already wears a forest service shirt to Leech Lake Tribal College. The 20-year-old class valedictorian is set to graduate from the tribal...
article Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig represented at State History Day
(Minnesota) -- Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School students represented their school and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe at the Minnesota State History Day at the University of...
article Al Franken Rallies Supporters To Help Raise Funds For School
(Minnesota) -- Former Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is slowly reentering public life after being forced to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, releasing a video...
article We need to talk about it’: Leech Lake organizations hold Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Prevention Walk
(Minnesota) -- About 50 people participated in the Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Prevention Walk in Cass Lake on Tuesday. The event included the walk, a...
article Al Franken helps raise $50k for Leech Lake reservation school
(Minnesota) -- More than a year after he stepped down as a senator, Al Franken is finishing something he started while he was still in office. The Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig...
article Leech Lake Tribal College awarded National Science Foundation Grant to increase capacity for STEM education
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Tribal College announces that it has been awarded $493,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Tribal Colleges and Universities (...
article Relatives, friends identify man shot by police in Coon Rapids
(Minnesota) -- Authorities continued Friday to investigate the circumstances surrounding Thursday morning’s fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop in...
article Governor Walz Signs Executive Order Expanding Tribal-State Consultation
(Minnesota) -- Governor Tim Walz latest executive order sets the framework for consultation between his administration and Tribes in Minnesota. The order, which was...
article Chairman Jackson Delivers Leech Lake State Of The Band Address
(Minnesota) -- The 2019 Leech Lake State of the Band Address was delivered by Tribal Chairman Faron Jackson Sr. on Friday, March 29th at the Northern Lights Casino Event...
article Cass County Board: County joins Leech Lake tribe in seeking larger return of state tax revenue
(Minnesota) -- Cass County Commissioner Neal Gaalswyk and Leech Lake Tribal Chair Faron Jackson testified before a state legislative committee March 11 in an effort to...
article Department of Justice awards $719,962 to Leech Lake Band
(Minnesota) -- The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe were one of 10 tribes selected to receive $5.7 million in grants to...
article Tribal Council Tours New Casino, Speaks to Construction Workers
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe Tribal Council attended an appreciation lunch on March 13th for the employees who have been working on the construction of...
article Authorities arrest woman believed to be distributing drugs in Cass County
(Minnesota) -- A 48-year-old Anoka woman was arrested Saturday, Jan. 19, following an ongoing investigation involving narcotics authorities believed were bound for Cass...
article Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Cass County win Local Government Innovation Award
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and Cass County accepted the Local Government Leading Innovator award in the Native Nations Category, Friday December 13th...
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