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Beloit Casino

article Our Views: Beloit won't be getting rich quick
(2/16/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Has the proliferation of casinos made gambling more acceptable, or has gambling’s growing acceptance brought more casinos?
article Report: State approval for Ho-Chunk Casino project in Beloit may be years away
(2/11/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A new report says the Ho-Chunk Casino project in Beloit may not happen as quickly as once thought. The Beloit Daily News obtained a document from the...
article In communities with casinos, law enforcement officials cite little criminal impact
(1/26/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Andrew Smith worried about the casino nestled outside Green Bay when he became the city’s police chief three years ago. Smith was returning to the...
article Beloit group holds meeting in opposition of casino project
(1/15/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The City of Beloit is seeing opposition to the Ho-Chunk casino and resort development after a group of community members addressed concerns some are...
article Citizens set meeting on casino plan
(1/9/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A citizen organized meeting regarding the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino-resort project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Domenico's Italian...
article City, tribe remain committed to full $405M development
(12/21/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- Amid questions over the Ho-Chunk Nation's Beloit casino-resort proposal, top officials say the city and tribe remain committed to the full $405...
article Beloit residents gather for additional, informal public hearing on Ho-Chunk casino plan
(12/19/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- Some Beloit residents didn’t feel satisfied with the public hearing held last week by the Bureau of Indian Affairs about the proposed Ho-Chunk...
article Citizens discuss opposition to casino
(12/19/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- "You are literally walking into this at the 11th hour." That's how former Beloit City Manager Larry Arft framed residents' opposition to...
article Residents voice concerns about Ho-Chunk Nation's proposed casino
(12/18/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- It's "too late" for Beloit to hold another advisory referendum on the Ho-Chunk Nation's proposed casino and resort, Beloit's former...
article Community meeting on Beloit casino plan set
(12/17/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A community meeting regarding the Beloit casino is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dominico's. Beloit resident and event organizer Bill Dorr said...
article Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino
(12/16/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation continues to enjoy local support for a proposed off-reservation casino in Wisconsin. Almost all of the speakers at a public hearing on...
article Beloit residents show up mostly in favor of proposed Ho-Chunk casino
(12/12/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- Public opinion for a proposed 139,700 square-foot casino in Beloit was largely positive on Tuesday, with nearly an hour of back-to-back comments in favor...
article Hearing completes key step in casino plan
(12/12/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation Beloit casino-resort development took another step towards a final ruling following a public hearing hosted Tuesday night by the...
article Proposed Beloit casino earns support at public hearing
(12/12/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A spate of local leaders and residents expressed support for a proposed $405 million casino and resort in Beloit on Tuesday, calling the development a...
article Public weighs economic impact of proposed Beloit casino
(12/12/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The proposed plan for a Ho-Chunk Gaming Casino Resort in Beloit took a step forward Tuesday as the Bureau of Indian Affairs hosted a public hearing on the...
article Public, city leaders voice opinion on proposed Beloit casino
(12/11/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Beloit Ho-Chunk Casino is one step closer to becoming a reality. Tonight was a chance for the public to voice their opinion on an environmental impact...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison to Present Plans to Grow in Size & Scope to City’s Urban Design Commission
(2/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Collaboration is the theme of Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison’s relationship with the city of Madison, Wisconsin. On February 13, the Tribal gaming arm will...
article Ho-Chunk detail plans for cultural, entertainment district
(2/10/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- After years of study, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is proposing a major expansion of its casino, a hotel, heritage center, conference center, restaurants and...
article State acknowledges Ho-Chunk compact OKs another casino
(2/8/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A state report authored by the Walker administration during the transition to Gov. Tony Evers acknowledges the Ho-Chunk Nation is entitled to one more...
article Ho-Chunk detail plans for cultural, entertainment district
(2/6/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- After years of study, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is proposing a major expansion of its casino, a hotel, heritage center, conference center, restaurants and...
article Police: Baraboo casino homicide suspect Robert Pulvermacher arrested in Madison
(1/23/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A Middleton man being sought for the murder of an 88-year-old man in a casino parking lot Jan. 13 has been arrested in Madison. Robert Pulvermacher, 68,...
article Complaint: Man found dead in casino lot stabbed in neck, back; suspect owed victim $100
(1/22/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A man who was found dead in a casino parking lot had been stabbed, according to a document filed in Sauk County court this week. Robert M. Pulvermacher,...
article Family, friends remember Baraboo casino stabbing victim as man 'liked by everyone that he knew'
(1/22/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A week ago Sunday, Harold Johnson stopped by his daughter Lori Udelhofen’s house before planning to go out to Ho-Chunk Casino that night. While...
article Prosecutors file homicide charges in Baraboo casino death
(1/21/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Sauk County authorities have filed formal charges against a man they suspect of carrying out a homicide at a casino near Baraboo. The Sauk County District...
article Search for suspect continues; Authorities ID man killed in casino parking lot
(1/17/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Authorities have identified a Portage man found dead in a Sauk County casino parking lot. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister said 88-year-old Harold A....
article Sheriff: Ho-Chunk Casino murder victim identified, was a 'senseless and cowardly act'
(1/17/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Calling it a "senseless and cowardly act," Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister has released the identity of the homicide victim found Monday in a parking lot...
article Death of man outside casino investigated as homicide
(1/16/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Sheriff’s officials say the death of a man whose body was found in a casino parking lot in Sauk County is being investigated as a homicide. Sauk...
article Suspected casino killer is a former prison escapee
(1/16/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A man sought after a man was killed in the parking lot of the Ho-Chunk Casino near Wisconsin Dells on Monday has an extensive criminal history. Robert...
article Ho-Chunk casino focuses on security, helping investigators after homicide
(1/16/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin casino is working to help investigators find a killer and make sure their customers feel safe. A man in his 80’s was found murdered in...
article Authorities search for suspect after person found dead in Ho-Chunk casino parking lot
(1/15/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Authorities need your help to find a man wanted in connection to the death of a person found in a casino parking lot. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister...
article Missing man found dead in casino lot; Sauk County Sheriff says it's a homicide
(1/15/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A man reported missing from his Sauk County home on Monday was found dead in his car behind the Ho-Chunk Casino near Baraboo, and police are calling the...
article Drunken drivers hit flagpole at casino, tree, deputies say
(1/8/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Two people were arrested on drunken driving charges Sunday in Sauk County after hitting a flagpole in a casino parking lot and a tree, deputies said. Sauk...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Mukwonago man wins $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi casino in Milwaukee
(2/12/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A Mukwonago man won a $1 million bingo prize at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee on Monday, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded at the...
article Watch this Mukwonago man win $1 million at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
(2/12/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A man named David from Mukwonago won $1 million on Monday when spun the All Star Bingo Wheel at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, matching the largest bingo...
article "It's unbelievable! I can retire:' Watch this Waukesha County man win $1M on Potawatomi's 'All Star' bingo wheel
(2/11/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- You've got to check out this man's lucky spin. A Wisconsin man on Monday earned himself a cool $1 million, matching the largest bingo prize ever awarded...
article A man saw a woman win 'a lot of money' at Potawatomi Casino. Then he followed her and robbed her, police say
(1/23/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- While driving home from the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee Jan. 8 with winnings in her purse, a 71-year-old Cudahy woman says she was suddenly cut off in...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Wisconsin Gaming

article The long legal path from tribal sovereignty to Native American casinos in Wisconsin
(2/9/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Dotted across Wisconsin’s landscape, Native American casinos are a relatively recent addition to the state’s economic and social fabric. In...
1 Article on this Issue

Government Shutdown

article Shutdown Stories: Regardless of shutdown, underfunded tribal programs break treaties
(1/25/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- As the semester begins and the Federal government enters its 35rd day of a record-long partial shutdown, The Daily Cardinal is bringing you stories about...
article 'It's truly scary': Wisconsin's Indian tribes squeezed by federal government shutdown
(1/15/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The children had just awakened from a nap and were still rubbing sleep from their eyes when they pulled up tiny chairs at two small U-shaped tables....
article Native American tribes are ‘starting to feel the impact’ of shutdown funding delay
(1/14/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The government shutdown has affected Native American tribes who rely on federal funds allocated by treaty rights. For the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Covington

article Lac du Flambeau Tribal Member at Washington Drum Incident: Coverage Overblown, But Conversation On Indigenous Concerns Helpful
(1/24/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Hours after it was shot last Friday, social media spread a video and TV networks started picking it up. That video showed a high school student wearing a...
1 Article on this Issue

Menominee Tribe

article Update On Wisconsin Indian Tribe’s Lawsuit Against Federal Government
(1/24/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- As mentioned in a prior blog post, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin (“Tribe”) sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA...
article Menominee tribe appeals ruling on Back Forty mine permit
(1/18/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of its challenge to a state permit for a zinc and gold mine planned...
article Menominee Indian tribe appealing dismissal of EPA lawsuit
(1/17/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe is appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit against the federal government, challenging how it is handling permits for a proposed...
article Menominee Tribe Files Appeal to Protect Cultural Resources and Menominee River
(1/17/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin filed a court appeal today in a bid to protect its ancestral homeland and sacred sites from a large zinc-and-gold...
article Judge Dismisses Lawsuit on Back Forty Mine
(12/27/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin over the permitting of a sulfide mine that plans to locate in...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Lac du Flambeau

article 'Big Mike' remembered as leader in Lac du Flambeau, state
(1/16/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- More than one person carries the name Mike Allen in the Lac du Flambeau community. But only one was known as "Big Mike." That name reflects the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Wisconsin Tribe Loses Fight to Block Mine
(12/20/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge dismissed the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s lawsuit challenging a proposed sulfide mine along a river that forms the border...
1 Article on this Issue

Tribal Taxation

article Tribe sues towns over taxes
(12/14/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Sawyer County towns of Bass Lake and Hayward and their assessors are included as defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by four northern Wisconsin...
article Northern Wisconsin tribes due state, towns for taxing reservation lands
(12/12/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- Four northern Wisconsin tribes have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker, the state and town officials over the taxation of reservation lands...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Native American students experience difficulty transitioning to campus, lack UW support
(2/5/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- As of fall 2018, 575 students attending the University of Wisconsin identify as Native American, according to the Office of the Registrar enrollment...
article Milwaukee County's Columbus Park may be renamed Indigenous Peoples' Park
(2/5/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee County's Columbus Park may soon become Indigenous Peoples' Park. A proposal to change the name of the park — which is located on...
article Q&A: Danielle Yancey works to recruit and retain more Native American health professionals
(2/3/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- In Wisconsin, Native Americans suffer from sharp health disparities, including higher rates of heart disease, cancer mortality and death and...
article The Long Legal Path Toward Tribal Gaming In Wisconsin
(2/2/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Dotted across Wisconsin's landscape, Native American casinos are a relatively recent addition to the state's economic and social fabric.
article Confluence to honor and celebrate Native Americans' heritage, culture
(2/2/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Executive director Therese Oldenburg said the 12-program series will tell the story of the very large Ho-Chunk settlement called Ke-Chunk (or Turtle...
article The Latest: Tribes helping members with heating needs
(1/29/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- American Indian tribes in the Upper Midwest are helping members in need with heating supplies as extreme cold sets in. On the Standing Rock Sioux...
article Sports Anglers Concerned About New Lake Superior Agreement
(1/28/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Some sports anglers have expressed frustration after Wisconsin officials and two tribes settled a new agreement for managing Lake Superior's fishery....
article Sports Anglers Express Frustration Over New Lake Superior Fishing Agreement
(1/22/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Some sports anglers on Lake Superior said they aren't happy with how state officials and two tribes reached a newly negotiated Lake Superior Fishing...
article Dispute over tribal fishing among issues facing new DNR secretary
(1/21/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A possible lawsuit over Wisconsin’s handling of Native American fishing rights is just one of several hot-button issues greeting Preston Cole in his...
article These chefs honor and sustain indigenous cooking practices
(1/18/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Elena Terry, a local chef who is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, pours prayers and feelings into her cooking like water and sugar. From a young age, she...
article Performance Brings Ancestral Women of Wisconsin's 12 Tribes to Life
(1/4/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- For the last two years, Mary Burns’ exhibit featuring weavings of ancestral women of Wisconsin’s 12 tribes has been traveling around the area. Thanks to a...
article Comanche dancer shares traditions at Fort McCoy
(12/29/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A Comanche fancy dancer visited Fort McCoy on Nov. 15 to share some of his traditional dances for National American Indian Month/Native American Heritage...
article Wisc. management area approved to combat deer disease
(12/26/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A task force of tribal members has approved a Wisconsin tribal management area to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease among wild deer. Wisconsin...
article Wisconsin Author's Coloring Books Teach Native American Youth About Their Culture
(12/25/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- There’s a creative new way for Native American students to learn about their culture thanks to a coloring book series on Ojibwe traditions, which is...
article Intertribal Task Force Approves Tribal CWD Management Area
(12/25/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Voigt Intertribal Task Force approved a tribal chronic wasting disease management area this fall that includes portions of Oneida, Lincoln and...
article Food Sovereignty: Sioux Chef Provides an Evening Meal of Indigenous Foods
(12/19/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A movement is occurring to bring back the nutritional foods that were eaten years ago. It’s called food sovereignty and it’s an effort being...
article Casino’s Bundle Up drive sets record
(12/18/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The Bad River Lodge & Casino collected more than 12,000 pieces of winter gear for kids and more than a ton of food for the needy across the Northland...
article Meet the craft distillers of Native America
(12/13/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- One of the last relics of federal prohibition may soon come to an end, after Congress two weeks ago voted to lift a 184-year-old ban that prohibited...
article Meet the Craft Distillers of Native America
(12/10/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- One of the last relics of federal prohibition may soon come to an end, after Congress two weeks ago voted to lift a 184-year-old ban that prohibited...
article New UWS scholarship supports Native American students
(12/8/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- The University of Wisconsin-Superior Foundation introduced a new scholarship opportunity to support Native American students. The Maawanji'idiwin ("The...

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