County weighs appeal of White Earth trust land ruling

Officials in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, are considering a challenge to the White Earth Band of Ojibwe's trust land bid.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs agreed to take land into trust for the tribe. The county will lose about $1 million in property taxes a year as a result.

The tribe has agreed to pay $70,000 a year to the city of Mahnomen for municipal services.

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Loss of casino taxes worries county (The Grand Forks Herald 4/6)

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