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White Earth Nation sticks by casino project despite delay in environmental review
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White Earth Nation sticks by casino project despite delay in environmental review (September 19, 2017)
Tribes are used to long waits at the federal level but the White Earth Nation is discovering that local governments most just as slowly on casino projects.

White Earth Nation faces longer environmental review of third gaming facility
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White Earth Nation faces longer environmental review of third gaming facility (August 23, 2017)
The White Earth Nation is facing a longer wait on plans for a new casino after a Minnesota.county voted to require a stronger environmental review of the project.

White Earth Nation takes more time to respond to comments on casino plan
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White Earth Nation takes more time to respond to comments on casino plan (August 3, 2017)
The White Earth Nation continues to work on plans for a new casino in Minnesota amid intense local interest.

White Earth Nation faces wait on permits for third gaming project
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White Earth Nation faces wait on permits for third gaming project (May 16, 2017)
Officials in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, are still reviewing plans for the casino at Star Lake.

White Earth Nation remains optimistic on permits for new casino
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White Earth Nation remains optimistic on permits for new casino (March 6, 2017)
The tribe hopes to open the third Shooting Star location in Minnesota in 2018.

White Earth Nation pushes back anticipated opening for third casino
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White Earth Nation pushes back anticipated opening for third casino (February 2, 2017)
The facility at Star Lake in Minnesota is seeing local opposition.

White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casino
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White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casino (September 30, 2016)
The Minnesota tribe just opened a second casino but plans for a third are running into opposition.

White Earth Nation welcomes customers to second gaming facility
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation welcomes customers to second gaming facility (August 18, 2016)
The new Shooting Star Casino is located on the northeastern edge of the Minnesota reservation.

White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casino
Meetings | Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casino (April 18, 2016)
The tribe hopes to open a casino at Star Lake, a community away from the reservation, sometime in 2017.

White Earth Nation saw fortunes change after winning casino case
Business Deals | Litigation | Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation saw fortunes change after winning casino case (February 2, 2016)
A gaming developer was ordered to pay $18.5 million by the tribe's court, a decision that was recognized in the state court system.

White Earth Nation breaks ground on second gaming facility
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation breaks ground on second gaming facility (November 16, 2015)
The new Shooting Star Casino, located near the northeastern border of the reservation, is expected to open in June 2016.

White Earth Nation plans hotel and RV park at third casino site
Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation plans hotel and RV park at third casino site (October 9, 2015)
The development will be located on 270 acres at Star Lake, a small community in Minnesota located outside of the boundaries of the main reservation.

White Earth Nation outlines plan for yet another gaming facility
Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation outlines plan for yet another gaming facility (September 28, 2015)
The tribe will build a casino with a hotel and RV park at Star Lake, a small community south of the reservation.

White Earth Nation linked to land buys at potential casino site
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White Earth Nation linked to land buys at potential casino site (September 25, 2015)
A land management company whose contact is the tribe's attorney has purchased 230 acres in Star Lake, Minnesota, for $2.25 million.

White Earth Nation considers plan for yet another gaming facility
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation considers plan for yet another gaming facility (September 24, 2015)
The tribe already operates the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen and is building a second one near Bagley, Minnesota.

White Earth Nation prepares to break ground on second casino
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation prepares to break ground on second casino (August 18, 2015)
The tribe hasn't disclosed the cost or size of the new Shooting Star Casino but it's due to open in spring of 2016.

White Earth Nation to announce plan for second gaming facility
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation to announce plan for second gaming facility (August 6, 2015)
Construction on the facility on the northern edge of the reservation is scheduled to begin in September.

Red Lake Nation leader supports sales of liquor at two casinos
Regulation
Red Lake Nation leader supports sales of liquor at two casinos (July 30, 2015)
Tribal members will vote on August 19 to determine whether to offer alcohol at the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls and another in Warroad.

White Earth Nation promotes tribal members in casino positions
Public Relations
White Earth Nation promotes tribal members in casino positions (April 24, 2015)
John 'Bomber' Clark is the new human resources director and Gary Litzau was promoted to marketing director.

White Earth Nation receives permit for biomass power at casino
Openings & Closings
White Earth Nation receives permit for biomass power at casino (July 7, 2014)
The system would be used to provide heat to the gaming floor, hotel and events center.

White Earth Band launches sustainability  program at   casino
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White Earth Band launches sustainability program at casino (November 15, 2012)
The White Earth Nation in Minnesota is looking to make its casino more "green" by implementing a sustainability program. The tribe wants the Shooting Star Casino to reduce its carbon footprint. The new program sets goals for recycling, energy use...

White Earth Band celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility
Openings & Closings
White Earth Band celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility (May 15, 2012)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Shooting Star Casino. The tribe opened the facility in a temporary building in November 1991. The actual casino opened in May 1992 and now...

Opinion: White Earth off-reservation casino a good idea
Opinion
Opinion: White Earth off-reservation casino a good idea (April 19, 2012)
"Some state legislators have put the brakes on funding for a new Vikings stadium. There is reluctance for a variety of reasons, ranging from giving money to a wealthy team owner to making a decision without input from the public...

Opinion: Opposition to White Earth casino all about greed
Opinion
Opinion: Opposition to White Earth casino all about greed (April 12, 2012)
"It seems our gutless legislators have decided gambling is not the answer for funding a stadium. I have heard all the arguments against it, everything from “We don’t think it is right to expand gambling” “It causes societal problems” “It...

Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino is a good idea
Opinion
Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino is a good idea (April 11, 2012)
"Wouldn’t it be nice if legislators in St. Paul and the other powers-that-be that have a say in whether or not the Minnesota Vikings get a new stadium would have to speak the truth, like Jim Carrey in the film,...

Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino bid a win-win
Opinion
Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino bid a win-win (April 10, 2012)
"The White Earth Nation, an American Indian nation with lands in north central Minnesota, has proposed fronting the state’s portion of the cost of a new Vikings stadium in exchange for the rights to build an off-reservation casino in the...

White Earth Band makes new offer for off-reservation casino
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White Earth Band makes new offer for off-reservation casino (April 6, 2012)
White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians made a new offer for an off-reservation casino in Minnesota but lawmakers didn't appear receptive to the idea. The tribe offered to fund the entire cost of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. That...

Erma Vizenor: Everyone wins with White Earth   casino plan
Opinion
Erma Vizenor: Everyone wins with White Earth casino plan (March 16, 2012)
"Myths and money once again are distorting the conversation on gambling that Minnesotans should be having. Instead of examining the best solution, policymakers and editorial writers are turning their backs on the only solution that is fiscally sound and morally...

Erma Vizenor:  Urban casino will address White Earth needs
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Erma Vizenor: Urban casino will address White Earth needs (March 13, 2012)
"This is an election year and it’s far easier for my opponents to cast stones and use strong rhetoric. Current claims that the White Earth Nation’s effort to secure an urban casino is a “clever diversion” to substance abuse issues...

Editorial: Respecting tribal gaming compacts in Minnesota
Opinion
Editorial: Respecting tribal gaming compacts in Minnesota (March 12, 2012)
"An NFL stadium in which a franchise can thrive and a region can take pride comes close to being a basic public amenity in a modern American metropolis. We'd rate it important enough to justify financing with public-purpose state general...

MPR: White Earth chairwoman touts off-reservation gaming
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MPR: White Earth chairwoman touts off-reservation gaming (March 9, 2012)
"Hundreds of tribal members met in Mahnomen Thursday for the annual report on the state of the White Earth Nation. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor says a tribal casino in the Twin Cities remains a cornerstone of the tribe's economic future. Tribal...

Marge Anderson:  More gaming a threat to     tribes in Minnesota
Opinion
Marge Anderson: More gaming a threat to tribes in Minnesota (March 2, 2012)
"The White Earth Band of Chippewa is the latest group to propose going into business with the state of Minnesota on a Twin Cities casino. Many people — including band members, our employees, and neighbors — have asked what Mille...

Erma Vizenor: Tribal opposition to casino is based on politics
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Erma Vizenor: Tribal opposition to casino is based on politics (February 29, 2012)
"The Minnesota Indian Gaming Association exists to protect the status quo in gaming. That’s not a surprise, given that the most influential members of the organization are the tribes with the most successful casinos. But it’s also an important reality...

Tribal Leaders: Off-reservation casino is bad for Minnesota
Opinion
Tribal Leaders: Off-reservation casino is bad for Minnesota (February 27, 2012)
"The Red Lake Nation and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, along with other member tribes of the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association, are opposed to efforts by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe to develop an off-reservation casino in the...

Erma Vizenor: Casino a win-win for White Earth Band, state
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Erma Vizenor: Casino a win-win for White Earth Band, state (February 21, 2012)
"Those who live close to the land understand that you don’t go from planting to harvesting overnight. A crop takes resources, time and nurturing before the investment is returned in a bountiful yield. The same is true with ideas. The...

White Earth Band proposes casino in partnership with state
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White Earth Band proposes casino in partnership with state (February 17, 2012)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians proposed a casino in partnership with the state of Minnesota. The casino, which would be built somewhere in the Twin Cities, would not be an Indian gaming facility. The tribe and the state...

White Earth Band to announce plan for off-reservation casino
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White Earth Band to announce plan for off-reservation casino (February 16, 2012)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians will announce plans for an off-reservation casino in the Twin Cities-area. The tribe says revenues from the casino can be used to build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor will appear...

Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino plan makes sense
Opinion
Editorial: White Earth off-reservation casino plan makes sense (January 5, 2012)
"The Minnesota Vikings need a new stadium. The state is struggling with how to pay for it. A White Earth proposal to build a casino and hotel in conjunction with the new stadium makes a lot of sense. White Earth...

KFGO: White Earth Band faces tough sell with gaming plans
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KFGO: White Earth Band faces tough sell with gaming plans (December 13, 2011)
"White Tribal Chairwoman Erma Vizenor says the real work selling the idea of the tribe's offer for a Twin Cities-area casino will start next week. In a surprise development at a Senate hearing earlier this week, Visenor said the tribe...

Editorial: Expansion of gaming not the answer for Minnesota
Opinion
Editorial: Expansion of gaming not the answer for Minnesota (December 9, 2011)
"Minnesotans might begin to wonder if a new Vikings stadium is really feasible if lawmakers intend to rely on gambling revenues to fund the state’s portion of the multimillion-dollar project. Stadium talks this week in St. Paul focused on ways...

White Earth Band proposes off-reservation casino at stadium
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White Earth Band proposes off-reservation casino at stadium (December 7, 2011)
The White Earth Nation wants to build an off-reservation casino and use the revenues to fund a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor said the $700 million casino will feature 150 table games, 4,000 slot machines and...

MPR: White Earth Band seeks    Twin Cities off-reservation casino
Legislation
MPR: White Earth Band seeks Twin Cities off-reservation casino (December 6, 2011)
"White Earth tribal chairwoman Erma Vizenor is in town to testify to the stadium finance hearing this afternoon. Word has been that they're going to make an offer to help fund a Vikings stadium. People familiar with the situation say...

White Earth Band to go after assets of former gaming 'partner'
Litigation
White Earth Band to go after assets of former gaming 'partner' (July 22, 2011)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians will try to have a tribal court decision recognized in Florida and Pennsylvania in order to collect nearly $20 million from a former gaming partner. The tribe wants to pursue the assets of...

White Earth Band seeks to recover $20M from ex-gaming partner
Litigation
White Earth Band seeks to recover $20M from ex-gaming partner (July 19, 2011)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians will pursue "all legal means" to collect nearly $20 million from a former gaming partner, Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor said. The tribe's court ordered Angelo Medure and Gaming World International to pay the...

White Earth Band places manager of casino  on leave of absence
Regulation
White Earth Band places manager of casino on leave of absence (July 8, 2010)
The tribal council of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota voted 4-1 to place the manager of the Shooting Star Casino on a leave of absence. Eugene “Bugger” McArthur has been on leave since June 14. He...

White Earth Band extends wage freeze at tribal casino
Regulation
White Earth Band extends wage freeze at tribal casino (March 11, 2010)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota continues to impose a wage freeze for employees of the Shooting Star Casino. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor implemented the freeze over a year ago. In her State of the Tribe address,...

County won't appeal White Earth casino  property  tax case
Litigation
County won't appeal White Earth casino property tax case (April 15, 2009)
Commissioners in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, won't appeal a lawsuit over property taxes at the casino owned by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians. The tribe opened the Shooting Star Casino on land that was acquired through the White...

White Earth Band wins casino property tax case
Litigation
White Earth Band wins casino property tax case (April 14, 2009)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians does not have to pay property taxes on its casino, a federal judge ruled. The tribe opened the Shooting Star Casino on land that was acquired through the White Earth Land Settlement Act....

Editorial: White Earth Band and casino property tax
Opinion
Editorial: White Earth Band and casino property tax (August 8, 2008)
"The White Earth Band of Chippewa and Mahnomen County, which lies entirely within its borders, haven’t been acting very neighborly lately. Not only has the tribe quit paying property taxes on its Shooting Star Casino and Event Center in the...

White Earth Band fights for casino trust status
Land Acquisitions
White Earth Band fights for casino trust status (July 15, 2008)
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe hopes a dispute over the trust status of its casino will turn out in the tribe's favor. The tribe bought the land for the Shooting Star Casino with funds authorized by an act of...

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