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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue (December 14, 2017)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared more than $1.4 million in gaming revenues with local and state governments in Michigan.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues (June 14, 2017)
Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of slot machine win with local communities and another 8 percent with the state.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work
Openings & Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work (May 25, 2017)
Work on the two Ojibwa Casinos in Michigan will be completed in 2018 as adjustments are made to the budget for the $40 million effort

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project (April 7, 2017)
'If you need a job … come here,' the leader of the Michigan-based tribe said.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds (December 14, 2016)
Money went to communities in two counties and to the state of Michigan.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades (December 8, 2016)
The Michigan tribe is spending $40 million to upgrade its facilities in Marquette and Baraga.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves $40M in casino projects
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves $40M in casino projects (August 16, 2016)
The Michigan tribe will be renovating and upgrading its casinos in Marquette and Baraga.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community heads to vote on casino projects
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community heads to vote on casino projects (August 12, 2016)
The Michigan tribe is asking voters to approve $40 million in upgrades at two gaming facilities.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community schedules vote on casino plans
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community schedules vote on casino plans (July 15, 2016)
The tribe is looking to spend $40 million to upgrade two casinos in Michigan.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling
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Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (June 9, 2016)
Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community sees support for new casino site
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community sees support for new casino site (May 10, 2016)
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) won't reconsider his stance but one local lawmaker is supporting the relocation of the Ojibwa Casino.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked to resubmit casino project
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked to resubmit casino project (May 6, 2016)
The tribe has been pursuing the casino since 2006 but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) won't agree to it.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fails to sell governor on casino
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fails to sell governor on casino (May 4, 2016)
The tribe wants to relocate a casino to a site that's actually closer to the reservation but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is standing firm against it.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casino
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casino (April 19, 2016)
The tribe wants to relocate the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette. Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to its reservation.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community eyes off-reservation casino
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community eyes off-reservation casino (February 12, 2016)
The tribe wants to move the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette, Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to the reservation.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves upgrades at casinos
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves upgrades at casinos (February 10, 2016)
The tribe is spending $28 million on an entirely new Ojibwa Casino in Baraga, Michigan, and $12 million to expand a second facility in Marquette.

Little River Band hopeful after off-reservation casino hearing
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Little River Band hopeful after off-reservation casino hearing (October 19, 2015)
A final decision is years away but the tribe hopes local support translates into approval at the state and federal level.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community weighs casino expansion plans
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community weighs casino expansion plans (August 25, 2015)
Tribal leaders are considering an expansion of the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga and renovations at another facility in Marquette.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves casino market study
Casino Stalker | Openings & Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves casino market study (January 30, 2015)
The results will help determine whether to pursue new opportunities.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voters reject new casino plan
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voters reject new casino plan (December 16, 2014)
Tribal members rejected plans to buy a hotel and build a $31 million casino at the site.

KBIC judge dismisses lawsuit challenging plan for new casino
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KBIC judge dismisses lawsuit challenging plan for new casino (September 18, 2014)
The judge went ahead and resolved the case on the merits after being told by the council to dismiss it.

KBIC judge ignores order to stop proceedings in gaming litigation
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KBIC judge ignores order to stop proceedings in gaming litigation (September 3, 2014)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan appears to be heading back into a judicial crisis over plans for a new casino.

KBIC puts judges back to work but orders end to gaming lawsuit
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KBIC puts judges back to work but orders end to gaming lawsuit (August 15, 2014)
The tribe's judicial crisis appears to be settled as plans for the new casino move forward.

KBIC shuts off water and power to tribal court in casino dispute
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KBIC shuts off water and power to tribal court in casino dispute (August 13, 2014)
Tribal judges have been suspended without pay as part of a dispute over plans for a new casino.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community suspends judges in casino flap
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community suspends judges in casino flap (August 12, 2014)
The dispute arose after the tribal council approved the $2.75 million purchase of a hotel with the intent of building a new casino at the site.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community goes ahead with gaming plan
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community goes ahead with gaming plan (August 5, 2014)
The tribe wants to move an existing casino to a new site on the waterfront but a lawsuit in tribal court could stop the project.

Editorial: Community benefits from new KBIC gaming facility
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Editorial: Community benefits from new KBIC gaming facility (August 4, 2014)
Michigan newspaper welcomes proposal from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to move the Ojibwa Casino to a waterfront location.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community continues work on casino plan
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community continues work on casino plan (July 9, 2014)
The tribe is still in negotiations to purchase an existing hotel on the waterfront.

Editorial: KBIC brings potential to region with casino relocation
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Editorial: KBIC brings potential to region with casino relocation (May 14, 2014)
Michigan newspaper praises the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community for plans to relocate one of its casinos to the waterfront.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks at new site for casino
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks at new site for casino (May 13, 2014)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is moving forward with plans to relocate one of its casinos.

Six sentenced for stealing from Sault Ste. Marie Tribe's casino
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Six sentenced for stealing from Sault Ste. Marie Tribe's casino (March 12, 2014)
Six people were sentenced to federal prison for their role in stealing from a casino owned by the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan.

Magazine: Fred Dakota gave birth to $30B tribal casino industry
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Magazine: Fred Dakota gave birth to $30B tribal casino industry (February 17, 2014)
From the archive of Traverse comes this story about Fred Dakota, a Keweenaw Bay Indian Community leader whose casino helped jumpstart the $30 billion tribal gaming industry.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community considers casino options
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community considers casino options (February 11, 2014)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is weighing casino development options.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks for new casino site
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community looks for new casino site (January 8, 2014)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is looking at a new casino site after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) rejected an off-reservation proposal.

KBIC leaders  to discuss fate of  off-reservation casino proposal
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KBIC leaders to discuss fate of off-reservation casino proposal (June 20, 2013)
Leaders of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community are meeting today to discuss an off-reservation casino that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) rejected.

Michigan governor won't agree to KBIC off-reservation casino
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Michigan governor won't agree to KBIC off-reservation casino (June 19, 2013)
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) refused to agree to an off-reservation casino for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.

BIA gives Michigan    more time for KBIC off-reservation casino
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BIA gives Michigan more time for KBIC off-reservation casino (December 21, 2012)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is giving Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) more time to consider the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community off-reservation casino.

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