Menominee Indian Tribe News
Hot and Humid Holiday Weekend Ahead
Hello Everyone,

This outlook pertains to the 22 counties in the NWS Green Bay service area of north-central and northeast Wisconsin.

Please note: Updates to this email may not always be possible,… (Read More)
7/2/2020
July 4th Holiday Message
JULY 4TH HOLIDAY MESSAGE
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND
COVID 19 Update

Dear Menominee Tribal Members,

Since last Thursday, 4 cases of Covid 19 in Menominee Tribal members were confirmed.
What does that… (Read More)
7/2/2020
Department of Health Services Urges Residents to Stay Home Ahead of July 4th Weekend
Department of Health Services Urges Residents to Stay Home Ahead of July 4th Weekend

Nearly 20% of total COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin tested positive in last two weeks

The Department of Health Services… (Read More)
7/2/2020
30 Second health spot
WASH YOUR HANDS!

Please don't sneeze on anyone.

If you feel sick please stay home from work and call you healthcare provider.

Please wear a mask in public.

Use your pleases and thank yous.

And… (Read More)
7/2/2020
CDC Scam Alert
The CDC recently released information regarding new scamming strategies targeting America. Please read the excerpts below and stay safe out there!



CDC is aware that the general public has been… (Read More)
6/30/2020
COVID 19 UPDATES RESOURCES AND MORE AND DATA GALORE!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 30, 2020

CONTACT:
Shawano-Menominee Counties
Health Department
Phone: 715-526-4808
Fax: 715-524-5792

Shawano-Menominee Counties
Health Department
Vicki Dantoin
Health… (Read More)
6/30/2020
New Hazardous Weather Outlook
Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
215 PM CDT Sun Jun 28 2020

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Wood-Portage-Waupaca-Outagamie-Brown-Kewaunee-Waushara-Winnebago-
Calumet-Manitowoc-Southern… (Read More)
6/29/2020
Commission on Aging Vacancy
POSTING
COMMISSION ON AGING VACANCY (2)

(1) SOUTH BRANCH AREA

(1) NEOPIT AREA

Purpose: As a member of the Commission on Aging (COA) you will serve to represent the views, interests, and concerns… (Read More)
6/29/2020
MENOMINEE TRIBAL SCHOOL BOARD INTEREST
NOTICE

ANY TRIBAL MEMBER INTESTED IN SERVING ON THE
MENOMINEE TRIBAL SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THE SCHOOL BOARD CONSISTS OF FIVE (5) MEMBERS, APPOINTED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE TRIBAL LEGISLATURE.… (Read More)
6/29/2020
Health and Family Committee Interest
NOTICE

ANY ENROLLED TRIBAL MEMBER INTERESTED IN SERVING THE REMAINING TERMS ON THE FOLLOWING:

Health and Family Committee

PLEASE SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO:

CHAIRMAN’S OFFICE
P.O. BOX… (Read More)
6/29/2020
Weekend COVID 19 Update
WEEKEND COVID 19 UPDATE

June 26, 2020
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD

There was a positive case of Covid 6/25/2020 with connections to a local business on the reservation. At this point we have identified… (Read More)
6/26/2020
Menominee Tribal Police Asking for Help in Locating Katelyn Kelley
Menominee Tribal Police are asking for help in locating missing Native American woman, Katelyn Kelley.

The Menominee Tribal Police Department is in search of a missing Menominee Indian Reservation … (Read More)
6/22/2020
Weekend Thoughts with COVID-19
WEEKEND COVID 19 MESSAGE FROM DR SLAGLE, MD
MITW INCIDENT COMMAND

THIS WEEKEND’S MESSAGE IS GOING TO BE SHORT AND TO THE POINT, NO BEATING AROUND THE BUSH!
* COVID 19 CAN BE SPREAD EVEN IF YOU ARE… (Read More)
6/21/2020
MITW Announces Emergency Food Relief Assistance Payment to Tribal Members
Over the last few months, the Menominee Tribal Legislature has been discussing and reviewing ways to provide support and relief to our Tribal members during this COVID-19 pandemic. As we know, many of… (Read More)
6/19/2020
July 3rd Parade Canceled
In light of the continued risk posed by COVID-19, and in conjunction with the Menominee Veterans Department we regret to inform you that the 3rd of July parade will be canceled. We encourage all of you… (Read More)
6/16/2020
Announcement from the Menominee Tribal Clinic
The Clinic is currently being inundated with people who want COVID-19 testing, but haven't scheduled testing appointments. This situation not only creates long wait times, but can lead to uncontrolled… (Read More)
6/15/2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic Update
MENOMINEE TRIBAL CLINIC UPDATE - FROM DR AMY SLAGLE , MD
6/12/2020

What’s changing at the Clinic:
* After 3 months of drastically reduced services due to Covid 19, MTC is slowly increasing the… (Read More)
6/13/2020
Moving Safer Forward Plan approved
The Moving Safer Forward plan that was developed by the Incident Command Team and approved by the Tribal Legislature at their meeting on June 3rd. This plan replaces the Governor’s orders that were previously… (Read More)
6/12/2020
Congratulations CMN Class of 2020
CONGRATULATIONS to the class of 2020!! This year saw 44 Menominee receive their respective college degrees.

"Your dedication, determination and hard work have paid off. You bring honor to your family,… (Read More)
6/9/2020
More Wisconsin Residents Can Now Qualify for Food Assistance
Income threshold raised for emergency food pantry program during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today more households will now be able to get food… (Read More)
6/8/2020
Gov. Evers Announces Appointments to Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity
MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today named leaders from around the state to the Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity. The governor announced the commission during his State of the State speech in January.… (Read More)
6/8/2020
Menominee Tribe Issues Statement on Death of George Floyd
(Keshena, WI) – As the elected body of the Menominee Indian Tribe, Menominee Tribal Legislature extends our deepest condolences to Mr. Floyd’s family and his community. Menominee Tribe is troubled and… (Read More)
6/5/2020
Pharmacy Refills at Menominee Tribal Clinic Inclement Weather Plans
Due to Covid-19 response processes at Menominee Tribal Clinic, we continue to deliver medication refills to patients waiting in their vehicles.

Severe storm season is now upon us. This may lead to… (Read More)
6/2/2020
Menominee Tribe Announces the Passing of Former Menominee Tribal Legislator Frieda Bergeon
Menominee Indian Tribe announces the passing of former Tribal Legislator Frieda Bergeon on June 2, 2020 at the age of 95.

Frieda served on the Menominee Tribal Legislature from 1994 to 1997. She will… (Read More)
6/2/2020
Menominee County Board Releases Resolution No. 2020-05
A signed resolution from the Menominee County Board has been released that calls for a safe reopening of Menominee County. While it discusses the reopening of offices it also asks that citizens refrain… (Read More)
5/27/2020
Memorial Day Parade Postponed
The Memorial Day Parade has been moved to July 3, 2020. There will be one community parade in Keshena only!
Per CVSO Bruce Wilber Jr., Menomine County Board and Internal Command Team (Read More)
5/22/2020
Menominee Nation Annual Pow Wow Cancelled for 2020
The Menominee Tribe and our Pow Wow Committee has been closely following the COVID-19 public health emergency. In the best protection and safety for our community and Pow Wow community, the Menominee… (Read More)
5/22/2020
DHS Works with USDA and Retailers to Make Grocery Shopping Flexible and Safe for FoodShare Households
Beginning today, May 21, Wisconsin households that use FoodShare will be able to shop online at the two grocery retailers currently set up at the national level to accept online payment (Amazon and Walmart).… (Read More)
5/21/2020
Temporary Order on Evictions
Menominee Tribal Courts issue a statement on Evictions.

TEMPORARY RULE FOR RESIDENTIAL EVICTION ACTIONS

As part of the CARES Act, a federal moratorium on evictions is in effect. This moratorium… (Read More)
5/20/2020
2020 North American Indigenous Games Menominee Parent-Athlete Meetings
Posoh Everyone,

This is just a reminder that there will be a 2020 North American Indigenous Games Parent/Athlete meeting tomorrow, January 8, 2020 at the Menominee Indian High School Theater from 6PM-8PM.… (Read More)
1/7/2020