8/1 The Cloquet Fire District Station #2 is
holding its annual open house tonight from 5 - 7 p.m. Come out to
enjoy free food, tours and fun for the family!
Click here for
7/31 The quarterly TEC Meeting will be held on
Tuesday, August 12, at Fortune Bay Casino, in Vermillion, MN.
Click here for details.
7/30 The August Cooking Classes will be held on
August 7th and 28th, in the Tribal Center ENP at noon. Click below
for more information:
August 7 Cooking Class
August 28 Cooking Class
7/25 Mark your calendar! The Fond du Lac
Resource Management Division will be hosting its annual
Ganawenjigewin Maawanji’idiwin ~ Taking Care of Things Gathering on
Wednesday, September 10th from 1-6pm at the Fond du Lac Ojibwe
School Powwow Grounds!
7/21 Notice: The Fond du Lac Band has been
notified by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) that several
cases of a food borne illness linked to the E. coli bacteria have
been confirmed in our community. We are working with MDH to
determine the number of people affected and the source of the E.
coli. Leftover food that hasn’t been handled properly is a common
source of food borne disease. If you have leftovers from any recent
community event, health officials recommend that you discard them.
If you are experiencing symptoms, our medical staff recommends that
you contact your health care provider or local emergency room. For
more information and specific symptoms related to E. coli infection,
please click here:
MDH has also provided the following contact numbers; Toll free:
1-877-FOOD ILL (1-877-366-3455) or 651-201-5277 for individuals who
have questions or would like to learn more about E. coli or any
other food borne illness. You can leave a message and someone will
call you back promptly.
7/17 FDL Chairwoman Diver has been part of the
Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. In
a final meeting this week, the Task Force is announcing the Tribal
Climate Resilience Program.
Click here to read the White House Blog with information about
this new initiative.
7/15 The Shakopee Mobile Mammography Unit will
be at MNAW for women's screenings on the following
dates: August 12, 13 & 14. For times
and contact information, click below.
7/8 The Carlton County Transportation Department
proposes to replace the existing wooden bridge (built in 1929) over
Otter Creek on University Road (CSAH 5) with two 6-foot by 16-foot
concrete box culverts. Approximately 11,680 square feet of wetland
and 70 square feet of stream will be permanently impacted.
Construction is proposed to take place in 2015. The 30-Day Public
Notice ends on August 6, 2014.
to read the notice.
6/30 Native STAND is a culturally
specific peer education program that deals with topics that effect
teens. Native STAND 2014 will take place every Tuesday & Thursday
from July 24th to August 7th. Click
here to read the Native
6/16 Fond du Lac Behavioral Health will host the
Annual American Indian Mental Health Conference at the Otter Creek
Convention Center in Carlton August 20-22, 2014. The event is
sponsored by the Minnesota American Indian Mental Health Advisory
Council and the Department of Human Services. Registration Fee is
$75.00 and will begin July 1. Room reservations can be made at
the Black Bear Casino Resort. Vendors Welcome. Questions may be
directed to 218-878-2134 or 218-878-3893.
5/13 The Highway 33 Intersection Improvement
project is scheduled for June 9 - October 2014. Traffic impacts
arouind the Hwy 33 / Big Lake Rd intersection will begin in May. For
more details from MN-DOT,
3/11 The EPA has granted the Band’s request to
vacate the Mesabi Nugget variance. A press release about the
decision is available