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Historic Flooding Begins to Recede on Northern Lakes

NORTHLAND. — After nearly two months of historic flooding, the water levels are declining on Kabetogama and Rainy Lakes’s. Although, residents are not out of the wake just yet. Our Northern neighbors have been battling the flood since May. Residents are working daily to keep their homes afloat...
KABETOGAMA, MN
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Terrie Lynn Villebrun

May 31, 1970 - June 27, 2022. Terrie L. Villebrun, 52, of Hibbing passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022. A Wake will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022 starting at 7:00PM at the Bois Forte Government and Services Center. The Traditional Service will be held the next day on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 10:00am, also at the Center.
HIBBING, MN
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Have gas, will travel

Wanda and Tom Pikus thought twice before taking a week-long trip to the Iron Range. “We planned this way earlier than when the gas prices were so high,” Tom Pikus, of Royalton, Minn., said. “We debated about it with the gas prices, but we're getting older, so we thought what the heck.” The Pikus's spent the week camping at McCarthy Beach State Park, visited Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary in Orr...
HIBBING, MN
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Entry Point 9 - Little Indian Sioux River South

Little Indian Sioux River (south) entry point allows overnight paddle only. This entry point is supported by La Croix Ranger Station near the city of Ely, MN. The distance from ranger station to entry point is 44 miles. Heading South from the Echo Trail. Difficult route. Four portages to Bootleg Lake. This area was affected by blowdown in 1999.
ELY, MN

History in the making

NETT LAKE — Tuesday was an historic day in Nett Lake — not only for the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, but for all of the nation’s “Indian Country.” The significance of what took place on the powwow grounds on a pleasant, sunny morning was echoed by tribal leaders, band members, and others who gathered against the backdrop of one of the world’s largest wild rice-producing lakes. “This is a...
NETT LAKE, MN

North Woods sits in fifth place at Class A Meet; Mesabi East enters second day of play in eighth place

BECKER — The North Woods girls golf team will head into the final day of the Class A State Golf Tournament in fifth place, after firing a team total of 395 at Pebble Creek in Becker. The Grizzlies sit two strokes back of Fillmore Central in fourth place. Leaders Legacy Christian Academy and Lac qui Parle Valley are tied for first after shooting 354. Tori Olson led the Grizzlies with...
BECKER, MN
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Bois Forte Band Gets 28,000 Acres of Land Back in Northern Minnesota

In the largest land-back agreement in Minnesota and one of the largest-ever in Indian Country, the Bois Forte Band of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe today restored more than 28,000 acres of land within its reservation boundaries back to tribal ownership. The purchase of the 28,089 acres in northern Minnesota from...
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Bois Forte celebrates historic return of tribal land

NETT LAKE, Minn. - On powwow grounds overlooking the calm, wild rice-filled waters of Nett Lake, leaders of the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa on Tuesday reclaimed a massive portion of land lost more than 100 years ago, marking the largest Native American land restoration of its kind in the United States.
NETT LAKE, MN
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