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Filed Under: Law
Authorities investigate fatal crash involving Bad River officer (11/25)
A 66-year-old woman died on the scene, according to the local sheriff.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Lac Courte Oreilles Band questioned for get out the vote efforts (11/05)
The tribe provided free food and offered prizes at an election day wrap-up party.

Filed Under: Business | National
First location of Famous Dave's restaurant destroyed in blaze (11/04)
Dave Anderson opened the eatery just across the border of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation in 1994.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

Filed Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: Fond du Lac Band seeks to acquire burial grounds (10/27)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is looking to acquire a historic burial site at Wisconsin Point.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
Wisconsin court to hear appeal over Oneida Nation waste plant (10/21)
The city of Green Bay says it had a valid reason to revoke a permit for the controversial waste recycling facility.

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Editorial: Address safety concerns about tribal hunts at night (10/20)
Newspaper urges caution as tribes move forward with deer hunts at night after winning a major treaty rights case.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Races come down to turnout in three key states (10/20)
In 2014 these are my three elections to watch: Alaska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Politics
Lac du Flambeau Band to swear in new leadership on Monday (10/10)
Henry St. Germaine was elected president and Mike Allen was elected vice president.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Mining plan energizes Native voters in Wisconsin (10/08)
There may be no tribe in the country that understands the significance of voting more than the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Oneida Nation repeats history with women in top leadership jobs (09/29)
Women hold the four top posts -- chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer -- and make up a majority on the council.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lac du Flambeau Band banishes nonmembers for drugs and crime (09/05)
The latest banishment occurred in June with the removal of one person from the reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Incumbent president of Lac du Flambeau Band ousted in primary (09/03)
Henry 'Butch' St. Germaine and Joseph Wildcat are in the running for president after incumbent Tom Maulson came in third.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation swears in women to four top leadership positions (08/15)
Women hold six seats on the council, including the chair, vice chair, treasurer and secretary positions.

Filed Under: Law
2nd Circuit won't rehear Stockbridge-Munsee land claim lawsuit (08/14)
The tribe can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case but acceptance is highly unlikely.

Filed Under: Business | National
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts RES conference in October (08/14)
The event will bring tribal leaders, federal officials and business owners together to promote opportunity in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Oneida Nation seeks dismissal of lawsuit over failed energy deal (08/14)
The tribe says it wasn't a party to agreements related to a controversial waste recycling plant.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Earth Island Journal: Tribes battle huge $1.5B mine in Wisconsin (08/07)
Earth Island Journal reports on tribal opposition to the $1.5 billion Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.

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