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Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Economic Impact Estimated at $49.5 Million

Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates the contribution of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to the regional economy it serves to be $49.5 million annually and supports and sustains 448 jobs.

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4/13/2019

article Fond du Lac Band steps to prevent child abuse
(Minnesota) -- It’s child abuse awareness month, and communities in the Northland are doing all they can to help spread the word. That includes members of the Fond...

4/12/2019

article Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College to Host Annual Law Enforcement Expo on April 17
(Minnesota) -- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is hosting the 16th annual Law Enforcement Career Expo and Campus Visit Day from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on...

3/31/2019

article Field reports: Fond du Lac Band offers free seminar
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is hosting a free seminar aimed at non-tribal members to better explain the treaty rights under which...

3/11/2019

article Fond du Lac Band Presents “We are Water MN” Exhibit
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa presents “We Are Water MN”, a traveling exhibit and community engagement initiative at Great...

3/4/2019

article Lt. Gov., Higher Ed Commissioner Visit Fond du Lac Tribal College
(Minnesota) -- As many student are studying for and taking midterm exams this week, Minnesota's top elected officials are focusing on education. Monday, a statewide...

2/26/2019

article Carter Hotel deconstruction is underway
(Minnesota) -- The deconstruction of the Carter Hotel in Downtown Duluth is officially underway. Officials started tearing down the 90 year old historic building Tuesday...

2/20/2019

article Lake Superior Tribe Criticizes Railroad Over Derailment Response
(Minnesota) -- Tribal and emergency response agencies say they weren’t notified until hours after a BNSF train derailed this past weekend close to the Wisconsin-...

2/19/2019

article Fond du Lac band angry over response to coal train spill
(Wisconsin) -- Leaders of a northeastern Minnesota Native American tribe say they were not properly notified about a coal train derailment that happened Saturday on...
article Fond du Lac, Cloquet first responders say they weren’t notified of derailment until hours later; demand access to site
(Wisconsin) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and area emergency agencies said BNSF Railways waited hours to notify them about Saturday’s 40-car...
article Lake Superior Tribe Criticizes Railroad Over Derailment Response
(Wisconsin) -- Tribal and emergency response agencies say they weren’t notified until hours after a BNSF train derailed this past weekend close to the Wisconsin-...

2/17/2019

article Coal Train Derailment Near Cloquet Under Investigation; MPCA Responds to Clean Up
(Minnesota) -- The BNSF Railway says clean-up along the St. Louis River near Cloquet continued for the second day, after a 121-car train loaded with coal derailed with a...

2/12/2019

article FDLTCC hosts book reading, rap performance Friday
(Minnesota) -- Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet is hosting “Reclaiming the Narrative: An Evening of Story, Song and The Arts,” featuring a...

1/17/2019

article Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s Economic Impact Estimated at $49.5 Million
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently shared the results of a study that estimates the contribution of...

12/5/2018

article Steam Leak Confirmed At Fond-du-Luth Casino
(Minnesota) -- Duluth firefighters are confirming a steam leak at the Fond-du-Luth Casino this (Wednesday) morning. Crews arrived on scene just after 7 A-M. Initial...
article Steam line bursts in downtown Duluth
(Minnesota) -- A steam line in downtown Duluth burst Wednesday morning, sending a steam plume at least 100 feet in the air and leaving some nearby buildings without heat...

9/14/2018

article Northeast Minnesota Native American tribe aims to turn the reservation high speed
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa is getting into the internet business. The band recently submitted a petition with the Federal...

9/3/2018

article 1918 Fires: Reservation burns, but Ojibwe benefit from history with fire
(Minnesota) -- The story of the 1918 fires and Fond du Lac is remarkable for what didn't happen on the reservation as the fires raged across the largely rural area...

8/31/2018

press release Fond du Lac Band Reaches Agreement on Line 3 Pipeline
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has reached an agreement with Enbridge Energy Partners on the replacement of Line 3 through the Reservation.

8/22/2018

article Fond du Lac Band faces impossible choice in Line 3 routing
(Minnesota) -- The exact route of the new Line 3 pipeline is still uncertain. On Thursday, August 2, attorneys representing the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior...

8/14/2018

article Carter Hotel to come down; Casino plans to turn building into parking lot
(Minnesota) -- The former Carter Hotel building at 17 N. Second Ave. E. soon will be coming down. The Duluth Planning Commission approved a special use permit Tuesday...

8/6/2018

article Northrup removed from RBC seat
(Minnesota) -- For perhaps the first time in the history of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, a member of the five-person governing body has been removed...

7/30/2018

article Representative Removed from Fond du Lac Tribal Council
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee has voted to remove a representative who was accused of improperly depositing a check to her personal bank...

7/29/2018

article Tribal hearing set for Monday
(Minnesota) -- After more than 20 percent of resident eligible voters signed a second petition to have her removed, a tribal hearing for Fond du Lac Reservation Business...

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