Fond du Lac
Wisconsin officer, 26, dies from COVID day after his child is born
He died the day after his second child was born.
Man sentenced for firing gun at sister's boyfriend during funeral
Shelby Gene Boswell was sentenced to 110 months in prison and three years of supervised release.
Army Corps of Engineers pulls PolyMet's wetlands permit
This comes as the EPA is doing a 90-day review of the project.
16-year-old boy killed in St. Louis County is ID'd
The suspect has not yet been arrested.
Search for three after boy, 16, killed on Fond du Lac Reservation
The teen was found dead outside a home in the early hours of Monday morning.
Man pleads guilty to shooting at sister's boyfriend during Fond du Lac funeral
The shooting happened during his grandmother's funeral.
Fond du Lac Band stops using COVID-19 test over accuracy concerns
The FDA is looking into inaccuracy reports.
Suspect in Cloquet funeral shooting indicted on federal charges
He allegedly "fired a rifle into the head of another man" during the funeral.
Minnesota-based McNeilus Steel begins $15M expansion in Wisconsin
McNeilus Steel, based in Dodge Center, Minn., has broken ground on its 96,000-square-foot expansion in Fond du Lac. General Manager Greg Head tells the Reporter the coil processing facility will also add 50 jobs within the next five years. The $15 million plant expansion is expected to be complete by next summer.
Flood-ravaged Duluth neighborhood residents frustrated with codes, fees
More than a month after the flood, property owners are still mopping up the damage in Fond Du Lac, one of Duluth's hardest-hit neighborhoods. Now some residents are drowning in paperwork as they struggle to pay fees and meet city codes. The city, too, is scrambling to keep up with building permits.
Future of Duluth's Carter Hotel awaits federal ruling
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comment on a plan to raze the historic Carter Hotel, the Duluth News Tribune reports. The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa bought the property in December 2010 and wants to tear it down. The city of Duluth has suggested several ways to reuse the 83-year-old building, but the tribe claims it is "in an extraordinary state of disrepair."
Diver re-elected as Fond du Lac chairwoman
Members of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa elected incumbent Karen Diver to another four-year term Tuesday. The Duluth News Tribune reports she defeated Pete DeFoe in a close race to retain her postion to lead the Reservation Business Committee.
Fond du Lac Band to choose leader Tuesday
Voting members of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa will choose the next chair of their Reservation Business Committee. The position oversees a budget of about $180 million and businesses, including a casino amid a legal battle with the city of Duluth. Pete DeFoe is challenging incumbent Karen Diver for the four-year term.
Judge tosses out Duluth's lawsuit against Fond du Lac band
Duluth maintains the band needs city approval before expanding its reservation at Fond du Luth casino to include an adjacent hotel. The city attorney says a St. Louis County judge dismissed the lawsuit because a federal court is a better venue for it.
Interior Department cancels Duluth's casino contract
The agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa provided the city with 19 percent of all revenue from electronic gaming. An ongoing legal fight began when the tribe stopped making payments in 2009. The Duluth News Tribune reports federal authorities have deemed portions of the contract invalid. Mayor Don Ness says the Interior Department is "using the power of the federal government to be an advocate for the band at the expense of the citizens of Duluth."
Duluth terminating parking agreement with Fond du Lac Band
The city has decided the tribe will no longer operate a parking garage next to its downtown casino. A city official told the News Tribune it's part of a plan to consolidate all parking facilities in Duluth. New management will begin in June.