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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Files Lawsuit Against Mille Lacs County


Mille Lacs Band Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin announced today that the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe (MLB) has filed a complaint in federal district court against Mille Lacs County, County Attorney Joseph Walsh and County Sheriff Brent Lindgren. The complaint alleges that the County, Mr. Walsh and Sheriff Lindgren have prevented Band police officers from exercising police powers within the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation, violating federal law and contributing to an epidemic of drug-related overdoses and deaths. 


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Monday 11/20/2017
Eileen Karelis
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 9:04 am

Eileen E. Karelis, 88, Aitkin died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.

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Tracy Budday
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 8:57 am

Tracy Lynn Budday, 60, Ironton, died Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Aitkin.

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Friday 11/17/2017
Rachel Lund
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 10:14 am

Rachel Agnes Lund, 86, Aitkin, passed away Nov. 15, 2017, at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.

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Daniel Spigarelli
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 2:03 pm

Daniel Lee Spigarelli passed away on Nov. 3, 2017.

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