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Fond du Lac Reservation

February 19, 2019
Sean Copeland, attorney for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, talks at Tuesday’s news conference about Saturday’s derailment of part of a BNSF Railways coal train along the St. Louis Rive. Band Chairman Kevin DuPuis (background, left) expressed frustration with the lack of communication and cooperation he says the band has received from BNSF. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Fond du Lac, Cloquet first responders say they weren’t notified of derailment until hours later; demand access to site
February 19, 2019 - 5:39pm
December 13, 2018
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson and Wally DuPuis, then-Chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, announce a settlement agreement in 2016. (File / Duluth News Tribune)
DuPuis elected to Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee
December 13, 2018 - 2:36am
July 28, 2018
Vanessa Northrup
Tribal hearing set for Monday
July 28, 2018 - 2:40pm
July 5, 2018
Joe Lee Brown
Red Wing man sentenced to prison for selling meth
July 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
March 1, 2018
Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee members vote Monday to accept a petition submitted by band members, who are asking that RBC District 1 Representative Vanessa Northrup be removed from the RBC for allegedly depositing a $2,000 check intended for a tribal project into her personal bank account. Photo by Bryan Bosto/Special to the Pine Journal
FDL Band members ask for removal of RBC member
March 1, 2018 - 10:20am
May 9, 2017
Chicago man sentenced on heroin convictions
May 9, 2017 - 12:38pm
November 5, 2016
Finnish writers, photographer spotlight ‘Finndians’ in new book
November 5, 2016 - 7:43am
July 7, 2016
Weekend packed with Veterans Powwow, Vietnam and Lima Memorials
July 7, 2016 - 10:07am
May 5, 2016
Residents asked to weigh in on Hazard Mitigation Plan
May 5, 2016 - 2:09pm
April 2, 2016
Elections signs are sprouting across the Fond du Lac Reservation and can be found in large concentrations along Big Lake Road in advance of the primary election contests Tuesday for Reservation Business Committee chair and District I and District III committeepersons. Jana Peterson/
Spring brings primary election to Fond du Lac
April 2, 2016 - 10:28am
February 20, 2015
Minnesota wild rice protections rolled back by new bills
February 20, 2015 - 12:25pm
December 5, 2014
Elk once ranged across Minnesota and much of the rest of the country, before environmental changes and and market hunters significantly diminished the herds in many areas. Now, the Fond du Lac Band would like to reintroduce them to this region. Photo contributed by Sondra Rockvam
Band proposes to reintroduce elk into region
December 5, 2014 - 7:12am
September 12, 2014
Solar panels grace the roof of the Fond du Lac Resource Management Building. A new photovoltaic project is being planning in cooperation with Minnesota Power to supplement the electricity provided to the Black Bear Casino Resort.  Wendy Johnson/
Fond du Lac Reservation to be home to large solar development
September 12, 2014 - 8:07am
March 21, 2014
Tribal panel votes against censure of two Fond du Lac leaders
March 21, 2014 - 12:39pm
Several small parcels of county-managed tax forfeit land on the Fond du Lac Reservation (shaded in light blue) will be turned over to the Band in exchange for a 1,500-acre, reservation-owned parcel of land in the Nemadji Watershed.
County, reservation land exchanges heads for the President's desk
March 21, 2014 - 11:00am