Mahnomen News


09/08/2018 07:32 PM  ~~~Source~~~
White Earth Nation cancels proposed Otter Tail County casino 

The White Earth Nation recently canceled a controversial plan for a casino, hotel and event center in rural Otter Tail County. The Chippewa nation announced that its business committee has rescinded authorization for tribal leadership to pursue the project, which had been met with opposition from many residents concerned about traffic, noise and environmental damage.


09/06/2018 03:38 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Gas station clerk reunites stolen dog with owners 

It's a story you only saw on Valley News Live last week- We told you about a woman who had a small, Minnesota town up in arms after they say she stole a puppy off a farmstead and then stole gas from a gas station. After a week with a suspect still on the loose and without a rescued pup, gas station clerk Lorna Reinhart was tired of waiting around and worried about little Gunnar.


09/04/2018 01:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
McFeely: Proposed Star Lake casino dead after three years of fighting 

The casino project proposed by the White Earth Chippewa Band would have placed a 270-acre complex on the shores of Star Lake in Otter Tail County. Opposition to the proposal from area residents has been intense since the idea was first floated in 2015.


09/01/2018 12:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Tribal committee votes down 3rd casino, proposed for Otter Tail County 

The new tribal leadership of the White Earth Chippewa Band has voted to rescind a resolution that authorized the casino. The White Earth Reservation Business Committee voted 4-0 against the casino, which would have been a satellite to Shooting Star Casinos in Mahnomen and Bagley.


08/12/2018 02:54 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota Mountain Bike Series Race, Cuyuna Crusher to bring hundreds of riders to area 

More than 500 mountain bikers, their friends and families are expected in Crosby the weekend of Aug. 18-19 for the Fourth Annual Cuyuna Crusher Race sponsored by the Cuyuna Lakes Chamber and the Minnesota Mountain Bike Series. On Saturday, Aug. 18, all are welcome to celebrate at the Cuyuna Crusher Happy Hour, located from 5-8 p.m. on Cross Avenue in front of the Spalding House.