7/23 Notice: On Tuesday July 29, 2014 there will
be reservation wide voicemail outage from 7AM to 12:00PM. Our
service provider will be upgrading and performing necessary
maintenance on the voicemail system during this time. Callers who go
to voicemail will receive notification that they will be unable to
leave a message during this outage. We greatly appreciate your
patience and understanding during this upgrade.
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 hasnít 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.
7/16 The FDL Police Department is hosting a
Community Barbeque on Saturday, July 26th, at the Ojibwe School Ball
Field. There will be food & fun for all!
Click here for details.
7/16 The annual Fond du Lac AGE to age Family
Camp will be held this July 22, 23, and 24 at the Kiwenz Campground
on Big Lake. This fun filled family event allows campers of all ages
to enjoy the beautiful Summer season and share Anishinaabe
traditions for Loving Involved Family Education. Click below for
more information and registration.
Family Camp Flyer
Family Camp Registration
Questions can be directed to
Age2age@FDLRez.com Completed registration forms can be returned
to your local Community Center or emailed to
7/15 The Shakopee Mobile Mammography Unit will
be at both MNAW and CAIR for women's screenings on the following
dates: CAIR, July 29 & 30, and MNAW, 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 06 August 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
6/23 The next July Cooking Class will be held on
July 29, at the Tribal Center ENP. Click below for details.
Cooking Class July 29
6/19 The next Sobriety Feast will be held on
July 30th at the Sawyer Community
Center. Click below for details and directions.
July Sobriety Feast, July 30
6/16 Attention FDL Propane Customers! FDL
Propane is holding a Summer Special! Fill your tank now for the
upcoming winter at a reduced per-gallon rate through July 31st!
Click here for details and contact
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.
5/22 The Reservation Business Committee is
seeking individuals who are interested in serving on the Cultural
Resources Advisory Review Board. The board provides recommendations
about historic preservation issues. If you are interested in
serving, please submit your name, address, and telephone number in
writing to Rita Ojibway at 1720 Big Lake Road, Cloquet, MN 55720 on
or before July 31, 2014. For any questions please contact Leah
Savage at 878-7129.
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 Bandís request to
vacate the Mesabi Nugget variance. A press release about the
decision is available