Menominee Indian Tribe News
Construction Update - Morrin St. Closure May 17-19
If everything occurs as expected and weather cooperates, we plan to be installing new storm sewer and to rebuild the intersection of Morrin Street at STH 47 next week. Starting Monday May 17th Morrin… (Read More)
5/14/2021
COVID-19 Update
COVID 19 UPDATE
5/14/2021
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD

Cases:
• No cases diagnosed at MTC in the past 7 days
• Case rate for Menominee County for the past 2 weeks is up slightly, also slightly higher for… (Read More)
5/14/2021
Emergency Program for Eligible People to Get $50 off Internet bill
There is a new emergency COVID relief program that may be of interest and could help out with the monthly bills.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards… (Read More)
5/13/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
COVID 19 VACCINE UPDATE
5/13/2021
DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD

PFIZER VACCINE was approved for children ages 12-15 by the CDC yesterday afternoon.

The instructions for its use in children were sent out… (Read More)
5/13/2021
Back Forty Mine Developer Relinquishes Mining Permits Amid Legal Setbacks
Today’s victory follows a five-year fight to protect Menominee tribal lands from destruction

LANSING, Mich. -- Mining company Aquila Resources notified Michigan environmental regulators today that… (Read More)
5/11/2021
Wolf River Development Company and Entities express Condolences
The Wolf River Development Company and its Entities express our deepest condolences and sympathy to the Oneida Nation and all Brown County residents who were affected by the tragic events that took place… (Read More)
5/4/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
Below is our weekly construction update for STH 47 in Keshena, changes in red.

Work completed since last update:
* Wolf River Bridge Work
- Beam Guard installation
- Temporary asphalt patching… (Read More)
5/4/2021
Menominee Tribal Enterprises Supports Oneida Nation
Menominee Tribal Enterprises joins the Menominee Tribal Legislature in support to the Oneida Nation and all Brown county residents affected by the tragic violence that took place at the Radisson Hotel… (Read More)
5/4/2021
Johnson and Johnson (Jansenn) Covid 19 Vaccine
The FDA and CDC reviewed the data and evidence regarding the J and J vaccine and re-started its administration. Here is a review of the J and J vaccine issue:

1. After more than 6,800,000 doses given… (Read More)
5/3/2021
Statement on Recent Tragic Shooting on the Oneida Nation
The Menominee Tribal Legislature extends condolences and support to the Oneida Nation and all affected by the tragic workplace shooting incident that occurred on the Oneida Reservation Sunday evening … (Read More)
5/3/2021
MITW Prevails in Another Legal Victory Against Back Forty Mine
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Prevails in Another Legal Victory Against Back Forty Mine
Court Ruling Throws Second Permit for Controversial Mine into Question

LANSING, MI – A recent Court decision… (Read More)
4/29/2021
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls - May 5
May 5 is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls (MMIWG)

Menominee Tribal Legislature passed resolution declaring May 5 as a National Day of Awareness for Missing… (Read More)
4/27/2021
Community Funding Panel Vacancy
ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE

COMMUNITY FUNDING PANEL
QUALIFICATIONS:

ANY ENROLLED MEMBER OF THE MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP.


MISSION:

TO… (Read More)
4/27/2021
COVID-19 Update from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
COVID 19 UPDATE
4.23.2021
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD

Cases:
Locally, we continue to do very well, only 10 new cases since 3/16. Much like last summer we watch cases increase in the surrounding communities;… (Read More)
4/23/2021
COVID-19 Rent and Utility Assistance Program
The Tribe received funding to support community members with rent and utility expenses through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is being managed by our Housing Department and is designed… (Read More)
4/20/2021
FEMA Funeral Assistance Information
Today, FEMA begins processing applications for funeral assistance. FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 under the Coronavirus Response… (Read More)
4/13/2021
Tornado and Severe WEather Awareness Week - Day 1
Today is day 1 of Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week!

There are many different myths associated with tornadoes and the biggest myth for Menominee Reservation is that the forest protects us from… (Read More)
4/12/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
Anticipated work scheduled for the week of April 12th:
* STH 47 Road Work (Dodge Road to CTH VV East)
* Complete traffic switch on STH 47 between Duquaine Road and CTH VV > Monday 4/12
* … (Read More)
4/9/2021
SHAWANO-MENOMINEE COUNTIES PUBLIC HEALTH REAFFIRMS ADVISORY REGARDING FACE COVERINGS
Effective immediately, Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health Department is issuing a Health Advisory which stipulates that every person age five (5) and older should wear a face covering or mask.

As… (Read More)
4/1/2021
FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths
In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress … (Read More)
3/25/2021
STH 47 Construction Update
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is announcing that the STH 47 Rehabilitation project will start back up April 12th. In 2020 we reconstructed the box culvert and intersection at CTH VV (East… (Read More)
3/25/2021
COVID-19 Map of Vaccine Providers - Wisconsin DHS
Wisconsin Department of Health Services has a map of all the COVID vaccination sites in the state. This map is intended to help Wisconsinites more easily find and connect with vaccine provides in their… (Read More)
3/23/2021
Menominee Tribal Police Report Human Remains Found to be of Missing Person, Katelyn Kelley
On Wednesday, March 17, Menominee Tribal Police, assisted by the FBI, investigated human remains found on the Menominee Indian Reservation. On March 22, 2021 an autopsy was performed on these remains… (Read More)
3/22/2021
Two Rural Counties Lead Wisconsin's Best in the Country Vaccine Effort
As much of the administration of vaccine doses falls to public health departments across the state, two rural counties — Menominee and Bayfield — lead Wisconsin in percentage of the population that has… (Read More)
3/18/2021
Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes Appoint Deb Haaland as Secretary
It is with great pride and joy that all the leaders from the Midwest express their appreciateion and respect for the nomination and acceptance of newly appointed and confirmed Secretary of the Department… (Read More)
3/16/2021
COVID 19 Vaccine Update: 18 & Older Eligible
COVID 19 VACCINE UPDATE: 18 & OLDER ELIGIBLE
3/15/2021 (the Ides of March!)

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous… (Read More)
3/15/2021
Register Online for COVID-19 Vaccines
REGISTER ON-LINE FOR COVID 19 VACCINES!

IF YOU WANT COVID 19 VACCINE BUT ARE NOT YET ELIGIBLE, YOU CAN NOW REGISTER ON- LINE TO BE CONTACTED BY THE MTC SCHEDULING STAFF. SCHEDULERS WILL REGULARLY … (Read More)
3/9/2021
Menominee Nation Ends Naming Rights to Arena
The enterprises of the Menominee Indian Tribe-Menominee Casino Resort and Menominee Tribal Enterprises have decided to not continue the naming rights agreement, with the Fox Valley Pro Basketball, owner… (Read More)
3/9/2021
CDC releases guidance on safe activities after COVID-19 vaccination
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may safely gather with small groups from other households without wearing masks or physical distancing, even if those people have not yet had their shots,… (Read More)
3/8/2021
Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health and Menominee County Emergency Management
Shawano-Menominee Counties Public Health
And Menominee County Emergency Management

Would like to ensure that all residents of Menominee County receive the following information regarding COVID-19… (Read More)
2/18/2021
Tribal Education - List of Scholarships
Posoh!

I am sharing with you an updated list of scholarships. If this email doesn’t apply to you, feel free to share with others. Many of these scholarships are open right now and will be awarded… (Read More)
1/14/2021
TRIBE HAILS MICHIGAN DECISION TO DENY WETLAND PERMIT FOR BACK FORTY MINE PROJECT
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2021

TRIBE HAILS MICHIGAN DECISION TO DENY WETLAND PERMIT FOR BACK FORTY MINE PROJECT

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) Menominee Indian Tribe welcomed a decision … (Read More)
1/5/2021
COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Launches in Wisconsin
COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Launches in Wisconsin
State encourages residents to download or enable the app to help protect their communities
WI Exposure Notification, a new mobile app to assist in… (Read More)
12/23/2020
2020-2021 Menominee Tribal Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Menominee Tribal Merit-Based Scholarship recipients!

Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to:
McKaylin Peters, Graduating High School Senior
Kimberly LaTender,… (Read More)
8/12/2020