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Beyond the clinic, which will expand behavioral health and dental services, space for 144 additional vehicles will be added. Meyer Group designed the structure and Max Gray Construction is the general contractor.
The project is beginning just as the Fond du Lac Band is set to complete work on its $15 million Center for American Indian Resources expansion in Duluth - the largest single-project investment in Native American health care made by the band ...

Prior to her work for the SMSC, Heikes worked for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, rising to the tribe's highest corporate post, overseeing Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Grand Casino Hinckley, and a number of smaller businesses.
The local Ojibwe (Chippewa) tribe still lives that way. As do Paul and Sue Schurke. The Schurkes have spent most of their lives getting away from civilization.
The chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa has spoken out against the strip-searching of David Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, at the Morton County jail following his arrest during a Dakota Access pipeline protest ...
Seth Moore, wildlife biologist with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, finishes administering tests and attaching a collar to a moose Feb. 22 on the Grand Portage reservation north of Grand Marais, Minn.

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) Gaming Enterprise, responsible for both Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Six Casino, has ...
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN - Since the advent of tribal casino gambling, the State of Wisconsin, perhaps more than any other in the nation, is a state inundated by Las Vegas-style gaming parlors. There are 11 Native American tribal nations in Wisconsin ...
Steve Merchant, DNR wildlife populations manager, said that the DNR has been in discussion with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, and that a decision on whether to allow their taking of moose for ...
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2016 file photo, people protesting the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline gather at a campground near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama as they wait to greet Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini on the North Portico for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.
A key member of a group that advises Minnesota regulators on walleye fishing on Mille Lacs Lake has resigned. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe government Affairs Director Jamie Edwards says the Mille Lacs fisheries Advisory Committee has "devolved into an ...
"The Water Protectors there have raised environmental concerns to the Dakota Access pipeline," Antoinette Beaudry said. "It's going to affect everyone, not just the Standing Rock tribe. It is going to affect the Standing Rock tribe first because of the ...
... Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Crow tribe of Indians, Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux tribes, Rocky Boy Health Board, Pinoleville Pomo Nation, Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, ...
"Those who know the J. Geils Band only for their MTV era hits ("Love Stinks," "Centerfold," "Freeze Frame") don't know the J. Geils Band at all. During the long years between the demise of the Butterfield Blues Band and Mitch Ryder's Detroit wheels and ...
Storm debris lays along Laneda Ave, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Manzanita, Ore. A tornado struck the Oregon beach town as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest, leaving thousands without power as utility crews prepare for what's ...

To a Chippewa Falls resident, Irvine Park is synonymous with the animals it houses in its zoo. They go together like milk and Oreo cookies.
Friday's arrests and charges prompted the Council on American-Islamic Relations to call on state and federal law enforcement agencies across the nation to increase protection for mosques and other Islamic institutions. The group also cited reports of ...
A man walks by an election poster of pro-Western Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, leader of the Democratic party of socialists, reading: "With firm step ahead!
ST. PAUL -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is one of eight communities to be honored by the Minnesota commerce Department for efforts in support of Minnesota's clean energy goals by promoting energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy ...
The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is leading a project to place woody debris in 23 different places within the Brown Bridge Quiet Area, said DJ Shook, a fish, wildlife and soil conservationist with the tribe. These structures will ...
FILE - In this March 22, 2016 file photo, voters wait in line to cast their ballot in Arizona's presidential primary election in Gilbert, Ariz.
... DiResta-style sign with only a jigsaw to cut the letters? He teams up with alt folk-rock band The Mascot Theory to find out.
An independent unit that investigates serious incidents involving police in Manitoba is looking into allegations of inappropriate conduct by an officer with a First Nations police force.
A 10,0000-acre strip of land along Beaver Creek, about a mile wide and 17 miles long, was donated and is the largest county park in the nation. This beautiful park is ... The Rocky Boy Reservation used to be flush with sweet grass, today though there ...
... and soul, of America are changing. We are becoming a more diverse nation, one that is more black, brown and yellow than white.
The Interim Director of public relations for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe, Erik Rodriguez, visited the high school where the meeting was held to present to the board and the community different educational components about Native American history ...
"The city supports that indigenous peoples Day be used to reflect upon the ongoing struggles of the Indigenous people on this land and to celebrate the thriving culture and value that the Saginaw Chippewas and other Indigenous people add to our city ...
FILE - In this July 12, 2016, file photo, National Park Service Ranger Betty Reid Soskin smiles at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif.
An example of license plates issued by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe. Photo courtesy of By Morning Sun staff.
Cloquet, MN -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa's moose hunt is in full swing and so far 18 bulls have been killed.
The Little Shell are a "culturally rich poly-ethnic aboriginal group of Chippewa, Cree, Assiniboine, French and Scottish heritage," said Vrooman, who has written a history of the tribe. One of the things that makes them different is "they held both ...
Tel Aviv, Israel (AP) - President Barack Obama flew to Israel Friday to pay his respects to Shimon Peres, the former leader whose six decades of work shaping this tiny nation into a powerful and industrious force generated tremendous respect from Obama.
"(What's) really special about (the rivalry) is the way both teams, universities, student bodies and both Chippewa nation and Bronco nation embraces the rivalry," Fleck said. "And it's always close. We seem to recruit a lot of the same area, a lot of ...
California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe police Chief Jared Rosati is transitioning back to his former position as conservation officer with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, at the request of the Administration. Rosati served as police chief since 2014, when he was ...
For 112 years, the Montana Little Shell tribe of Chippewa Indians has been refused federal recognition, denied a land base it can call its own, and has suffered through a near catastrophic loss of its language and culture.
Minneapolis, MN - The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is asking its band members to get creative. They are asking for members to submit ideas for an Ojibwe name, and exterior building colors, for the Band's new building in Minneapolis.
Pope Francis is wrapping up a Caucasus pilgrimage that began in June in Armenia and ends this weekend with a visit to two other countries with tiny Catholic communities: the Orthodox Christian bastion of Georgia and the largely Shiite Muslim nation of ...
HERTEL - The St. Croix Chippewa Indians, like all tribes in Wisconsin, were granted a total and ongoing regional monopoly on casino gambling.
Organizers said "The Hope Rally" at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds is important because Chippewa County has one of the highest teen suicide rates in the state.
As school began this year, that promise sprouted to reality when ground was broken August 24 on the campus of the K-12 program, fondly nicknamed "the Bug School," on Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe lands within the Chippewa National Forest in northern ... to ...
The tribes, as identified on the Tribal Heritage Crossing of the Wiouwash State Trail in Oshkosh, are the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Stockbridge-Munsee Band of the Mohicans, Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, Menominee Indian Tribe of ...
However, this week the U.S. government said it was widening efforts to deport Haitians in response to the wave of thousands of immigrants from the Caribbean nation who have overwhelmed California border crossings with Mexico in recent months.
Pulled pork, baked goods and live music will all be featured on Saturday as Families Against Narcotics (FAN) of Chippewa County holds its fourth annual Hogs for Hope fundraiser at the Christopher Columbus Hall.
Ryan Smith, right, poses with his wife Sarah and children Ashton, 2, and Eden, 6 months, outside their family home, Tuesday, Sept.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers his new public safety plan to combat gun violence for the nation's third-largest city at the Malcolm X Community College Thursday, Sept.
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has announced plans to hold a moose hunt this fall for the first time since 2012.
23, 2016, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe DNR Staff Biologist Kelly Applegate and conservation Officer Leah Kampa visited with Leonard Sam, a tribal elder and long-time rice chief for the Mille Lacs area.






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