Tribal Council Tours New Casino, Speaks to Construction Workers
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 the Cedar Lakes Casino, while getting their their first tour of new the facility.
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