Menominee Indian Tribe News
Elder 65 plus propane-fuel update.
Tribal Administration and Aging have been working diligently to implement the MTL’s directive to provide two propane fills (and the equivalent dollar value for elders who heat with other fuels) for reservation… (Read More)
9/17/2020
COVID 19 Update
COVID 19 UPDATE
9/16/2020
Dr Amy Slagle, MD MITW Incident Command

Case Surge:

• 21 new cases since 9/10/2020
• All in Tribal members in Menominee and Shawano counties
• Age ranges teenager … (Read More)
9/17/2020
Reminder of Incident Command Order3 mask usage
We would like to remind all individuals on the reservation that Emergency Order #3, is still in effect by order of the Emergency Management Coordinator. This order calls on all establishments, institutions,… (Read More)
9/17/2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic Update
Today the Menominee Tribal Clinic officially begins running extended hours of operation to increase the availability of COVID-19 testing. New hours are from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and… (Read More)
9/17/2020
MENOMINEE TRIBE ISSUES THE FOLLOWING EMERGENCY ORDER TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH FROM COVID-19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 16, 2020

MENOMINEE TRIBE ISSUES THE FOLLOWING EMERGENCY ORDER TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH FROM COVID-19

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) – In response… (Read More)
9/16/2020
Construction Notice
Attached is a notification that the DOT will be closing part of WI 47 in order to repair and expand the road. The closure will take place on 9/21. Please see the attachment for full details

If you… (Read More)
9/16/2020
Press Release COVID-19 Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 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)
9/14/2020
Honoring our Menominee Graduates - video link
Posoh!

Last weekend the Menominee tribe had an opportunity to honor our 2019-2020 college graduates; this included students who received various technical diplomas and degrees from colleges across … (Read More)
9/4/2020
Unemployment and Taxes
Happy Friday Everyone,

If you or anyone you know has received unemployment this year please pass the attached document over to them as it contains reminders of how unemployment is treated when filling… (Read More)
9/4/2020
Do you have a Bench Warrant and want to take Care of it
If you have a bench warrant and want to take care of it, please contact the Courts at 715-799-3348 to learn how to take care of your warrant. You must contact the Courts by September 21, 2020.

Please… (Read More)
9/4/2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic protocols
Quick reminder everyone,

Please read the attached protocols for Menominee Tribal Clinic so we can continue to provide safe and effective medical treatment for the community without excess spread of… (Read More)
9/2/2020
US Census Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Event - Wednesday September 2 and Thursday September 3 - Tribal Offfices
Dear All,

The purpose of this post is notify the intent for Menominee Tribe to work with the US Census on Mobile Questionnaire Assistance Events through the Month of September. As you may be aware,… (Read More)
9/1/2020
WI County Risk
Due to special request we're trying to provide you with more actionable COVID-19 data. A major take away from the attached map is that two of the surrounding counties are at a higher risk level than … (Read More)
9/1/2020
Tribal Courts Notice: Commencement of Jury Trials
Jury trials were temporarily suspended effective on March 23, 2020. However, the Court must once again begin holding jury trials.

Please be advised that your health and safety are of the utmost concern… (Read More)
8/28/2020
Menominee Tribal Police Confirm Discovery of a Burned Out Vehicle with Human Remain Inside Car
For Immediate Release August 26, 2020

Menominee Tribal Police Confirm Discovery of a Burned Out
Vehicle with Human Remain Inside Car

(Menominee Indian Reservation, WI) Menominee Tribal Police… (Read More)
8/26/2020
Menominee Indian Tribe - Menominee Nation News to Receive Congressman Mike Gallagher's Northeast Service Award - Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Posoh,

We are excited to share that our Menominee Nation News and its Director Devon Erdmann will be receiving Congressman Mike Gallagher’s Northeast Service Award, today, Tuesday, August 25, 2020.… (Read More)
8/25/2020
November 3 2020 General Election
November 3, 2020 General Election

Register to vote or request an absentee ballot on Myvote.wi.gov. You can check to see if you are registered, register to vote, request an absentee ballot, update … (Read More)
8/25/2020
Menominee Community Kitchen Center Survey
Afternoon everyone,

Please take a few minutes to fill out the community kitchen survey below. The facility is a project being developed by tribe's Agricultural Department and they would love to get… (Read More)
8/20/2020
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
Shawano School District Safety Plans
For those of you who have children that attend the Shawano School District the attached document is their reopening safety plan to deal with COVID-19 this Fall. If you have any questions about the plan… (Read More)
8/12/2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic Update-Pharmacy Curbside Service
Menominee Tribal Clinic Update
Pharmacy Curbside Service
8/7/2020

As part of our Covid 19 response to keep patients and staff safe, we deliver prescriptions to patients waiting outside. Many of … (Read More)
8/7/2020
Menominee County-Reservation Opioid Project Update
Posoh Mip Everyone,

Just a follow up and reminder of some next steps: The Menominee County Human Service Department (MCHSD) has contracted with the Center for Innovative Change, LLC (CIC) to assist… (Read More)
8/7/2020
Tribal Court Update-Night Court Notice
MENOMINEE TRIBAL COURTS

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE COURT HAS ISSUED THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

Effective Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Night Court will resume. This means that if you and your child… (Read More)
8/6/2020
Menominee County-Reservation Opioid Response Project
Posoh Everyone,

The Menominee County Human Service Department (MCHSD), under the leadership of Shannon Wilber, Department Director, received funding from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services,… (Read More)
8/5/2020
Chair's Statement - Use of COVID Federal Funds
Statement from the Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2020

Menominee Tribe’s Use of Funds for COVID Response

(Keshena, WI) – The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin received financial assistance… (Read More)
8/5/2020
Wisconsin PRAMS begins surveying Native American mothers in 2020
The Wisconsin PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is a state-administered survey of women who gave birth in Wisconsin that is part of a national health surveillance system. Every month,… (Read More)
7/30/2020
MISD Roadmap to Reopening Schools Safely 2020-21 School Year
MISD Roadmap to Reopening Schools Safely 2020-21 School Year

Draft copy 07/20/20

Governance

a. Launch a school-level Return to School

b. Present Returning to School plan to school board for… (Read More)
7/24/2020
MTL Approves Mask Resolution on the Reservation
Giving the continually high infection rate of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, (specifically in the adjoining counties) MTL has passed the attached mask resolution requiring mask usage on the reservation. Please… (Read More)
7/13/2020
MITW Releases Back in Action Plan
The Menominee Indian Tribe has released a 'Back in Action' plan. This back in action plan defines reservation wide objectives and strategies for reopening the Tribal government, departments, local organizations… (Read More)
7/13/2020
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
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
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
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
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