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3/6/2019

article Firekeeper’s Casino Gives Record $5.7 Million To Calhoun County
(Michigan) -- Firekeeper’s Casino Hotel has given a record high check to local governments in Calhoun County. The Battle Creek Enquirer says that on Tuesday, The...
article Growing green so local kids can eat clean
(Michigan) -- Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, owners of The Fire Hub and FireKeepers Casino Hotel have stated an new initiative, where a greenhouse will grow...

1/23/2019

article The Fire Hub restaurant, a casino spinoff, feeds its customers and funds food pantry
(Michigan) -- As a chef and Vice President of Food and Beverage at FireKeepers Casino Hotel, Michael McFarlen was in a unique position to see the amount of food thrown...

1/21/2019

press release Firekeepers Casino Hotel brings music icons to the stage
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel is excited to welcome Billy Idol & Steve Stevens: Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged on March 22 and legendary Motown hit-maker...

1/8/2019

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel opens Gapi, its own coffee shop
(Michigan) -- The nearly 10-year-old FireKeepers Casino Hotel recently added a coffee shop to its roster of restaurants. On Tuesday, the casino at 11177 E. Michigan Ave...

11/20/2018

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi distributes $27,600 raised for local veterans
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi distributed $27,600 to local veterans groups at a luncheon on Monday at FireKeepers Casino Hotel. Five...

8/3/2018

article What will a new hotel tower at FireKeepers mean for Calhoun County?
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino changed the Emmett Township landscape significantly when it built a hotel on its grounds in 2012. The eight-story tower, announced in...

7/27/2018

article Firekeepers Casino Hotel to bring more jobs to Battle Creek with multi-million dollar expansion
(Michigan) -- Focused on sustaining its position as one of the top regional casinos in the country, FireKeepers Casino Hotel announced plans to construct a second hotel...
article Greenhouse to provide free salad bars
(Michigan) -- The next phase of a multi-tier effort to bring food to the students and those needing assistance in the greater Battle Creek region, will soon be underway...

7/26/2018

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel plans construction of second hotel tower
(Michigan) -- To meet growing reservation demands for guests and larger parties, FireKeepers Casino Hotel announced recently its plans to construct a second hotel tower...

7/24/2018

article Casino plans second tower
(Michigan) -- A West Michigan casino plans to expand its hotel by building a second tower. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi said yesterday the project is...
article FireKeepers casino plans to expand with 2nd hotel tower
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel in southern Michigan plans to expand its hotel by building a second tower. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi announced...

7/23/2018

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel announces plans to build second hotel tower
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel is planning to construct a second hotel tower at its Battle Creek location. Occupancy of Firekeepers' 243-room hotel tower,...
article FireKeepers expanding hotel to meet increasing demand
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel will expand its hotel, constructing a second tower at its Battle Creek property. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi,...

7/18/2018

article New greenhouse will provide access to fresh produce in Battle Creek area
(Michigan) -- Students and families in need will soon have access to free, fresh produce in the Battle Creek area. Several organizations are teaming up to build a new...

7/17/2018

article New greenhouse will provide access to fresh produce in Battle Creek area
(Michigan) -- Students and families in need will soon have access to free, fresh produce in the Battle Creek area. Several organizations are teaming up to build a new...

7/16/2018

article Former Athens teacher arrested, accused of inappropriate relationship with student
(Michigan) -- A former AthensHigh School science teacher investigated for having sex with a student faces up to 20 years in prison on a related charge.

6/23/2018

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band holds pow wow celebration throughout weekend
(Michigan) -- Throughout the weekend, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi will host a pow wow in Fulton at the Pine Creek Indian Reservation, located at 1485...

6/10/2018

article Fund helps defray cost of Native American heritage projects
(Michigan) -- Funding is available for K-12 schools, colleges and municipalities to defray the cost of projects that promote the history and role of Native Americans in...

6/6/2018

article Giving back to local veterans with Firekeepers Casino Hotel
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel, along with thier owners The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, hosted the annual NHBP Veteran Golf Outing,at Binder Park...

5/25/2018

article Firekeepers Casino Hotel continues record breaking $1 million Poker prize pools
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel continues to be a leading poker destination in the USA, as the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) had its largest prize pool in history...

5/22/2018

article $5.6 million from Firekeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board distributed to local governments
(Michigan) -- Harper Creek Community Schools is getting $2,195,227 this year from FireKeepers Casino Hotel's annual payment to the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing...

5/14/2018

article Firekeepers FIRE HUB gives back in big ways
(Michigan) -- In April of 2016, FireKeepers Casino Hotel and its owners, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi purchased the historic Fire Station No. 4 located...

4/23/2018

article Barry Skutt Jr. is the new CEO of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi
(Michigan) -- Barry Skutt Jr. will be the new CEO for the tribal government of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Fulton, Michigan. “We are pleased...

4/11/2018

article Firekeepers provides fruit and vegetable carts for kids to eat healthy at school and home
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers is proud to announce their partnership with Battle Creek’s Operation Fit, to provide area students with nutritional snacks throughout the...

3/1/2018

article Firekeepers Casino Hotel owners contribute a record $23.7 million to state and local communities
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., announced today payments related to its...

2/27/2018

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band sets third straight revenue sharing record in Michigan
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP) announced on Monday, last year’s revenue sharing payments to the State of Michigan and the...

2/26/2018

article FireKeepers gives $5.6 million to local governments, $18.1 million to state
(Michigan) -- For the fifth consecutive year, FireKeepers Casino Hotel is giving more than $5 million to local schools and governments. At an event held Monday at the...

1/19/2018

article FireKeepers Casino signs multi-year agreement to sponsor NASCAR races at MIS
(Michigan) -- Michigan International Speedway has locked down a title sponsor for its June 10 NASCAR Cup Series race "for many years to come," according to a...

1/18/2018

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel extends its entitlement sponsorship at MIS
(Michigan) -- Michigan International Speedway and FireKeepers Casino Hotel have extended their partnership for many years to come that will keep the casino as the...

9/20/2017

article Mother who allegedly left child alone to go gambling now faces multiple charges
(Michigan) -- The West Michigan mother who left her toddler home alone while she was at a casino is facing multiple charges tonight. Wednesday, Newschannel 3 spoke to...
article Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble
(Michigan) -- A Michigan woman who was arrested at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi is facing child endangerment charges, The Battle...

9/2/2017

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino
(Michigan) -- Federal authorities announced charges against 19 people in connection with a bank fraud scheme at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the...

8/29/2017

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino
(Michigan) -- Federal authorities announced charges against 19 people in connection with a bank fraud scheme at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the...

8/26/2017

article FireKeepers Casino used by suspects in bank fraud
(Michigan) -- Federal investigators said suspects used FireKeepers Casino and local ATMs and bank branches to steal $200,000 from Bank of America two years ago.

7/27/2017

article Kathy George, FireKeepers’ first woman CEO, puts down roots
(Michigan) -- She has been here before. Many times, in fact. Kathy George has spent the past 25 years crisscrossing the country and leading some of the country's...

6/18/2017

article Kyle Larson uses late race dramatics to win FireKeepers Casino 400
(Michigan) -- Kyle Larson made the perfect restart when it mattered the most to win the FireKeepers Casino 400. It marked his second consecutive victory at Michigan...
article Kyle Larson wins FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan
(Tennessee) -- Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson. In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at...

6/17/2017

article NASCAR DFS: FireKeepers Casino 400 (Free DraftKings Preview)
(Michigan) -- The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Michigan International Speedway this weekend, and the 2.0-mile, D-shaped oval is known for its high speeds...

6/7/2017

article Hitting the green for vets: fighting emotional and financial turbulence
(Michigan) -- Assisting our nation’s military heroes is a conversation that continues throughout the community. After serving our country, many veterans...

6/5/2017

article Alleged casino thief expected to be formally charged after four county chase
(Michigan) -- An alleged casino thief is expected to be formally charged Monday after leading police on a high speed chase down I-94, and crossing through four different...

6/2/2017

article Poker player grabs cash at FireKeepers Casino, arrested after chase
(Michigan) -- A poker player grabbed cash from a pot at a casino table and fled, speeding away on Interstate 94 and evading police until a trooper spotted the car,...
article Poker player grabs casino cash, leads police on chase
(Michigan) -- Authorities say a poker player who grabbed cash and fled from a southwest Michigan casino was arrested after a freeway chase that reached speeds of nearly...

6/1/2017

article Casino theft sparks police chase through West Michigan
(Michigan) -- A larceny at the FireKeeper’s Casino was the catalyst for a police chase that cut across southwest Michigan Thursday evening.

5/15/2017

article Firekeepers Casino Hotel’s new restaurant serves food and communtiy
(Michigan) -- The grand opening for The Fire Hub was held Wednesday. It’s located inside the refurbished Fire Station #4 on Kendall Street at Dickman Road in...
article New CEO of FireKeepers Casino Hotel is operations veteran Kathy George
(Michigan) -- Casino and hotel operations manager Kathy George has been named chief executive officer of FireKeepers Casino Hotel. George has 25 years of experience in...

4/29/2017

article Less money, but Harper Creek still tops casino payouts
(Michigan) -- Harper Creek Community Schools will see about $83,000 less in casino revenue after the final distributions of FireKeepers Casino Hotel's annual payment...

4/19/2017

article FireKeepers’ new Fire Hub restaurant benefits community
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel’s newest restaurant serves not only food, but also the community. The grand opening for The Fire Hub was held Wednesday. It...

4/10/2017

article FireKeepers' The Fire Hub eyes opening day next week
(Michigan) -- It's nearing opening day at FireKeepers Casino Hotel's passion project, The Fire Hub. The restaurant, bakery and food pantry at the former Fire...

3/22/2017

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel gives $22.5 million dollars to community and state
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., announced today that it has established...

3/17/2017

article Emmett gets $323,000 in first round of casino payouts
(Michigan) -- Emmett Township will receive funding in advance to pay for sewer work, but its request for casino money was drastically reduced Friday.

3/16/2017

article Emmett requests casino money for future sewer project
(Michigan) -- Emmett Township officials have requested an additional $250,000 from the FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board, taking advantage of recent changes to the...

3/11/2017

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel contributed $22.5 M to Michigan and local community
(Michigan) -- A local tribe will contribute $22.5 Million to Michigan and local communities through revenue sharing of a local casino. The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the...

3/10/2017

article FireKeepers raises annual local, state payments
(Michigan) -- The owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel have again increased their annual multimillion-dollar payment to the state and local governments and schools.

2/8/2017

article Mich. Hits Back On Tribe's Bid To Join Rival's Casino Land Suit
(Michigan) -- The state of Michigan urged a federal judge Wednesday to reject the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi's bid to intervene in the Bay Mills...

1/26/2017

article Mich. Tribe Asks To Join Rival's Casino Land Suit, Citing Deal [sub req]
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi asked on Wednesday to intervene in the Bay Mills Indian Community’s suit against Michigan Gov. Rick...

1/19/2017

article Viewpoint: Let's talk about casino revenue sharing
(Michigan) -- This is in response to Jamie Stuck’s Jan. 15, 2017 column: I understand the four tiers of the compact, and yes, I’ve been at all of the Local...

1/13/2017

article Tribe rebuts claims on revenue sharing
(Michigan) -- In his January 9, 2017 “Viewpoint” submission, Gary Lincoln claims that the estimated $1.1 million dollar cost of Emmett Township’s sewer...

1/11/2017

article How casino revenue changes could hit Harper Creek
(Michigan) -- Harper Creek Community Schools and other entities that receive funding from the casino will be hit by recent gaming compact changes, school board member...

1/10/2017

article Funds could rid Michigan schools of Native American mascots
(Michigan) -- A new agreement between the state of Michigan and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi could give five schools more resources to change their...

1/9/2017

article Michigan tribe receives federal approval for amended state gaming compact
(Michigan) -- In Michigan, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band Of The Potawatomi has announced the federal approval of an amendment to its gaming compact with the state that...
article Viewpoint: Schools lose in Emmett sewer deal
(Michigan) -- This coming Thursday, Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m., the Emmett Township Board will discuss Supervisor Tim Hill’s proposal to build/reinforce a sewer line...

1/8/2017

article Tribe Offering Cash to Schools Who Abandon ‘Offensive’ Indian Mascots
(Michigan) -- A Michigan Native American tribe plans soon to offer cash to help K-12 schools, public and private and universities, and municipalities replace Indian...

1/7/2017

article Funds could rid Michigan schools of Native American mascots
(Michigan) -- A new agreement between the state of Michigan and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi could give five schools more resources to change their...

1/6/2017

article Grant approved for Michigan schools to change Native American mascots
(Michigan) -- Schools in Michigan hoping to change their mascot will soon have some help to do that. A half million dollars in grant money has been approved.
article Tribe offers money to help schools to drop racist mascots
(Michigan) -- Heather Herron was about 14 years old when she realized that her high school's mascot, the Redskins, did not sit well with her. The 2007 graduate of...

1/5/2017

article Changes To Tribal Agreement Could Mean Fewer Native American Mascots
(Michigan) -- Schools may be changing their Native American mascots in the near future. That’s thanks to an amendment to the Tribal-State Gaming Compact between...
article Funds could rid Michigan schools of Native American mascots
(Michigan) -- A new agreement between the state of Michigan and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi could give five schools more resources to change their...
article Money being made available for schools looking to change mascots
(Michigan) -- More than a half million dollars in grant money is being made available to schools and local organizations to improve awareness and educate people on...
article Firekeepers Casino begins construction on restaurant and food pantry
(Michigan) -- Having completed a detailed approval phase, construction crews are moving ahead on FireKeepers Casino’s unique casino community investment, The Fire...

1/4/2017

article Changes to tribal agreement could mean fewer Native American mascots
(Michigan) -- Changes are coming to a tribal agreement with the state and Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi that would help schools change their mascots.
article FireKeepers alters its deal with the State
(Michigan) -- Some of the money that the FireKeepers Casino in Calhoun County pays to the state through its tribal gaming compact will be repurposed for a use some may...
article This Native American tribe’s plan could help schools ditch racist mascots
(Michigan) -- An agreement between the state of Michigan and the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi could set a precedent for schools nationally to rid themselves...
press release NHBP and Governor Snyder Announce Amendment to Tribal-State Gaming Compact
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and Office of the Governor of the State of Michigan announce the approval of a Second Amendment to the Tribal...

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