Menominee Indian Tribe News
Meet Erich Rogers, Professional Rodeo World Champion from the Navajo Nation
We are excited to announce a special visit by the National Professional Rodeo World Champion, Erich Rogers, from the Navajo Nation. While in his travels in the area, he wanted to make visits to other… (Read More)
5/25/2018
State Highway 47 Construction and Round About Project
Next week the STH 47 construction project will begin. The project limits will be approximately 500 feet south of Campus Drive to Dodge Rd. The project will reconstruct STH 47 within the project limits… (Read More)
5/23/2018
Menominee Tribe Passes Invasive Species Legislation and Enacts External Quarantine
(Keshena, WI) On May 3, 2018, Menominee Indian Tribe passed an ordinance to prevent the introduction and help control invasive species and disease. Ordinance 18-10 adopting Chapter 310 Invasive Species… (Read More)
5/18/2018
The scholarship season for 2018-2019 is winding down
Posoh! Applications are attached for the following two scholarships:

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin will be awarding four (4) $1,000 scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. Requirement:… (Read More)
5/10/2018
Menominee Tribal Chairman Douglas Cox Providing Testimony to House Appropriations Subcommittee Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
Chairman Douglas Cox will be testifying in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, as part of the American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness… (Read More)
5/10/2018
Menominee Indian Tribe Keshena Transfer Site
Menominee Indian Tribe Keshena Transfer Site Summer Hours In Effect - May 1 to October 1

Summer Hours:

Monday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tuesday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday … (Read More)
5/3/2018
Sturgeon Spawning Begins on the Northern Upstream Historic Spawning Grounds on the Wolf River
Menominee Indian Reservation, Wis.—The Menominee Sturgeon Guard stand on the banks of the Wolf River below the historic Keshena Falls and watch for lake sturgeon spawn at this sacred place.

For past… (Read More)
5/3/2018
Menominee Tribe Goes to Court to Stop Back Forty Mine
Menominee Tribe is in court to challenge Aquila Resources’ mining permit for a proposed open pit metallic sulfide mine.

In February 2017, the Menominee Tribe filed a petition for a contested case … (Read More)
5/2/2018
Tribal Court's Menipaniw Program wins 2018 Equity and Inclusion Award
Yesterday, the Menominee Tribal Court was notified that the Meni¯paniw (Wellness Court) Program was selected as the winner of the 2018 Equity and Inclusion Award by the National Association of Drug Court… (Read More)
5/2/2018
Congratulations to Menominee Indian Tribal Attorneys
Congratulations to Tribal Attorney Toni Caldwell who spotlighted in the April 2018 Edition of Wisconsin Lawyer, the Official Publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
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On… (Read More)
5/1/2018
Governor Walker Declares State of Emergency in Response to Wildfire Conditions
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker signed Executive Order #287 today in response to wildfire conditions in Wisconsin.

“We are taking a precautionary measure in order to protect our state,” said Governor… (Read More)
5/1/2018
Community Clean Up Safety and Helath Tips
As Community Clean Up Efforts go on around community, we want to ensure the health & safety of our clean up volunteers. We pass along the following clean up safety guidelines for you to share. Please… (Read More)
4/27/2018
WIEA Announces 2018 State Winners
Keshena, WI – The Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 WIEA Awards:

2018 WIEA Student of the Year: PK-3 – TaraLeigh Cole (Menominee)
2018… (Read More)
4/9/2018
Sturgeon Guard
It’s that time of year again to start the Sturgeon Guard Program. The Menominee Conservation Department is in charge of coordinating a protection plan for the Lake Sturgeon in the Wolf River as they move… (Read More)
4/5/2018
Menominee Tribe Responds to Statewide Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine
(Keshena, WI) Menominee Indian Tribe announces that the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCAP) will be placing the entire state under an Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine,… (Read More)
3/23/2018
Menominee Tribe Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Drug Industry
Menominee Indian Reservation, Wis.—The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin filed a lawsuit against major manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid drugs, alleging their responsibility for … (Read More)
3/16/2018
New Tornado Warning Sirens
Menominee Tribal Emergency Management Department has purchased tornado warning sirens for the communities of Middle Village, Zoar and South Branch. The warning sirens will be installed during the week… (Read More)
3/15/2018
MITW Announces Election of 2018-2019 Legislative Officers
Menominee Indian Tribe announces Election of 2018-2019 Legislative Officers

Douglas Cox elected as New Chairman of the Menominee Tribe

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) – The Menominee Indian Tribe… (Read More)
2/9/2018