After learning that law enforcement officials had discovered the body of a missing Floodwood woman on the Fond du Lac Reservation and – on top of that – that they suspected she was killed by a member of the Native Mob gang, Bettina Johnsen decided enough was enough.
Cloquet police are investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation in which the victim was shot in the foot, but investigators say he isn’t providing much information because he fears for his life.
Long-time Cloquet resident Ann MacConnachie has preserved a timeless bit of area history. In a document she wrote and recently presented to the Fond du Lac Cultural Center and Museum, MacConnachie details how a group of women from Cloquet saw a need that existed on the Fond du Lac Reservation 50 years ago – and went all the way to the nation’s Capitol to help remedy it.
The small fourth-floor court room of the Carlton County Courthouse was filled to capacity Wednesday morning for a hearing to consider a request for harassment/restraining orders against Fond du Lac Chairwoman Karen Diver and her mother, Faye Diver.
The taxpayers of Carlton County received something of a windfall this week.
At Monday’s adjourned session of the Carlton County Board, Sheriff Kelly Lake informed commissioners that the county has been awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Assistance to Firefighters” grant in the amount of $684,585.
The year 2011 was a successful one for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa on economic, community and cultural fronts, Chairwoman Karen Diver said last Thursday, hours before delivering her annual State of the Band address.
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