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Ronald Ekdahl Becomes Chief of Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council Elect was sworn in Tuesday December 5, 2017, at the December General Council Meeting. Judge Patrick Shannon administered the Oath of Office to each Tribal Council member and then opened the floor for nominations for Tribal Chief.

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6/1/2018

article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe’s EDC Invests in Sports Tech Company
(Michigan) -- The Migizi Economic Development Company, a wholly-owned governmental subdivision of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe (SCIT) in collaboration with the SCIT...

4/25/2018

article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe earns tourism honor
(Michigan) -- The Mt. Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau honored the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe as the 2018 William Brehm Tourism Award recipient this week...

4/18/2018

article Gratiot/Isabella United Way campaign raises $1.1 million
(Michigan) -- More than $1 million was raised in the recent fundraising effort for United Way of Isabella and Gratiot Counties. Community residents donated $1,108,345 to...

4/6/2018

article Soaring Eagle Casino Offers New Features
(Michigan) -- Gamblers will find big changes at the Soaring Eagle Casino. Chief Executive Officer Ray Brenny says a $26.5 million investment is offering a new high limit...

4/5/2018

article New high limit gaming and VIP lounge to debut today at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
(Michigan) -- After the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe broke ground on a $26.5 million major renovation project at its flagship Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount...
article Soaring Eagle's new High Limit Gaming and VIP Lounge set to open April 6
(Michigan) -- Soaring Eagle Casino will unveil its new High Limit gaming and VIP Lounge at 3 p.m. on April 6 with a ceremonial opening. Kristina Griffus, the advertising...

4/4/2018

article Saginaw Chippewa Tribe debuts first phase of major casino renovation
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is getting ready to debut the first phase of a $26.5 million casino renovation project. The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in...
article Grand Opening of Soaring Eagle's high limits and VIP lounge
(Michigan) -- The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort’s renovation “Phase One” is coming to fruition ahead of schedule. On April 6, 2018, the new High...
article Soaring Eagle plans grand opening for high limits, VIP lounge
(Michigan) -- The first phase of Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort’s renovation is coming to fruition ahead of schedule with the unveiling of its new high limit...

4/1/2018

press release Craft Your Team for the Chippewa Challenge
(Michigan) -- A surprise donation, online bidding in the annual silent auction and a perfect day for golf led to a record-shattering night for the Chippewa Challenge in...

3/27/2018

article City Commission discusses city updates, fund allocations: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe funds
(Michigan) -- Semi-annually, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe distributes two percent of its funds from class III gaming from Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort and...

3/23/2018

article Multimillion-dollar hotel makeover coming to Soaring Eagle property
(Michigan) -- A Mount Pleasant hotel owned by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover and a new name. The Green Suites, located at...
article Soaring Eagle hiring 200 seasonal staffers for summer concert series
(Michigan) -- Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is hiring seasonal staff for its 2018 summer concert series. Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe officials announced the more...
article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Brings Kids Closer to Bilingualism
(Michigan) -- What seems like an ordinary preschool is actually an immersion in language. The Sasiwaans Immersion School was born out of a 2008 resolution by the Saginaw...

3/10/2018

article Tribe turning Green Suites into The Retreat at Soaring Eagle
(Michigan) -- Green Suites – a longtime mix of motel and apartment complex northeast of Mt. Pleasant – will be remodeled this summer, get a new name and have...

1/21/2018

article Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispels rumors about Hepatitis A and casino
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is not connected to a Hepatitis A outbreak in Michigan, MLive reports. The tribe began offering the Hepatitis A vaccine to all...

1/18/2018

article Officials: No hepatitis A outbreak at Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant
(Michigan) -- Officials at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort want residents to know it is not associated in any way with an outbreak of hepatitis A.There is no hepatitis A...
article Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispels rumors about Hepatitis A and casino
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is not connected to a Hepatitis A outbreak in Michigan, MLive reports. The tribe began offering the Hepatitis A vaccine to all...

1/17/2018

article Hepatitis A outbreak in SE Michigan not associated with Soaring Eagle Casino
(Michigan) -- Officials with the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort aim to dispel a rumor regarding an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak in...
article Mich. Tribe Gets $213K In Atty Fees In Blue Cross Suit
(Michigan) -- A Michigan federal judge on Wednesday awarded about $213,000 in attorneys’ costs and fees to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe of Michigan, adding to...

1/16/2018

article Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort hosting hiring fair for 120 jobs
(Michigan) -- Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is planning a hiring fair on Wednesday with hopes of filling 120 positions.

12/6/2017

article CMU alumnus elected Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe chief
(Michigan) -- Ronald Ekdahl, of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council, will be serving as the Tribe’s newly elected chief for the 2017-2019 term.
article Ronald Ekdahl Becomes Chief of Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council Elect was sworn in Tuesday December 5, 2017, at the December General Council Meeting. Judge Patrick Shannon...

11/15/2017

article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has Donated Over $245 Million Since 1994 to Local Governments & Schools
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has scheduled their semi-annual 2% distribution, funds derived from Class III gaming, at its properties Soaring Eagle...

11/10/2017

article Tribe got $294 million from slots last year; schools biggest recipient
(Michigan) -- Slot machines took in $294 million for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in 2016 and Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, which received $1 million last year, was...

11/9/2017

article Investment manager defrauded tribe of $9.6 million in commissions, panel says
(Michigan) -- A former investment manager for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe was recently ordered to pay the tribe more than $9 million in commission money he...

11/3/2017

article Investment manager bilked Tribe for $9 million in commissions
(Michigan) -- A former investment manager for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe was ordered last week to repay more than $9 million he obtained fraudulently by “...
article Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to break ground in Jan. on casino renovation
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe in Michigan will break ground in January on its $26.5 million renovation of its flagship casino. Guests at the Soaring Eagle...

11/1/2017

article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe to begin $26.5 million renovation of flagship casino in Jan.
(Michigan) -- In January 2018, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe will reportedly break ground on a $26.5 million major renovation project at its Soaring Eagle Casino...
article Timeline for $26.5 million renovation at Soaring Eagle Casino is revised
(Michigan) -- The timeline for a $26.5 million renovation planned for Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort has been revised, with construction now slated to begin in...

10/8/2017

article Tribal family’s disenrollment overturned
(Michigan) -- Sharon Cole and her family fervently hope that the long journey that started years ago is finally over. After years of the ups and downs of being kicked...

9/27/2017

article Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal PD issues all-clear following lockdown
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Administration received an all-clear confirmation from the Tribal Police Department. A shooting incident in the area of...

9/24/2017

article Isabella ranks Tribal requests
(Michigan) -- Money for body cameras for the sheriff’s department and funding for the commission on aging are two of the highest ranked requests Isabella County...

9/21/2017

article Chippewa Tribe shares details on Tawas Lake property purchase
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has issued a press release regarding their recent purchase of 902 acres of land, including a little more than one mile of...

9/15/2017

article Land along local lake reverts back to Saginaw tribe
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan has re-acquired 902 acres of land that includes a little over a mile of lake frontage.The acquisition was...

9/13/2017

article Tawas Lake land purchase deemed culturally significant for Chippewa
(Michigan) -- In what he referred to as a huge win for the tribe, Erik Rodriguez said the recent purchase of property on Tawas Lake by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe...

7/31/2017

article Soaring Eagle Casino cleared for $26.5 million renovation
(Michigan) -- A recent vote by the Tribal Council of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan will see its flagship casino undergo a $26.5 million renovation....

7/29/2017

article Saginaw Chippewa Tribe approves $26.5 million renovation at main casino
(Oklahoma) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is embarking on a second gaming expansion project. According to news reports, tribal council approved a $26.5 million renovation...

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