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Leech Lake Take a Kid Fishing 2019

Leech Lake- Take A Kid Fishing is opening a weekend full of new experiences for many families. The two day event hosted by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe invites kids to different areas within reservation boundary lines for a day on the…

Leech Lake Tribal Veterans Cemetery Open House

Cass Lake- Many awaited the day the Leech Lake Veterans cemetery would become a reality. Community members, tribal, federal and state officials all gathered Thursday, June 6th to commemorate the official opening of the historic site. The…

Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Highschool Graduation

Bena, MN- Education is the gateway to success, this statement was a point made during Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig's 2019 High School Commencement Ceremony. The community came out Thursday May 30th to celebrate eight students who took the final…

Leech Lake Tribal College Graduation

CASS LAKE, MN- The Leech Lake Tribal College held its 2019 commencement ceremony May 18th at the Cass Lake Bena High School. The College had a total of 31 graduates this spring. Students earned an array of degrees including majors in:…

LLBO Hosts Quarterly Meeting in Bena

BENA– The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe held their Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, April 18th at the Bena Community Center. Tribal Chairman Faron Jackson Sr. gave the opening remarks followed by a financial report from Secretary-Treasurer,…

Earth Day is April 22, 2019

Cass Lake- The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American spends 90% of their time inside which is a major factor in why this years Leech Lake Earth Day theme is “Get Outside.” Going into this years celebration,…

LLTC Holds Annual Across the Universe Event

Cass Lake- The Leech Lake Tribal College STEM department held it’s 4th Annual “Across the Universe” event, Thursday April 4th. The event, which was open to the community, focused on instilling interest in science, technology, engineering…