• CTAG Summer Academy accepting applications

    4 June 2018

    Applications are now open for the 2018 (Certificate in Tribal Administration and Governance) CTAG Academy at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The intensive week long training session runs from Monday, July 30, to Friday, August 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The content covers key aspects of tribal administration and governance, including principles of tribal sovereignty, leadership and ethics, strategic management, project management, budgets, federal Indian law, and human resources management.

    The cost is $250, which includes admission to a Fall Symposium and a Spring Retreat. Lodging, books, some meals and materials are provided. Deadline for applications is June 20.

  • McFeely: All quiet on the Star Lake casino front

    1 June 2018

    “‘The casino proposal is not dead. It’s just in a very deep state of hibernation.'”

  • ‘Aces’ brings back Dan Patch FFA Pace

    24 May 2018

    “The $50,000 final of the Dan Patch Free For All Pace will take place on Sunday, July 22.”

  • Could sports gambling become legal in Minnesota?

    24 January 2018

    “If the Supreme Court rules in New Jersey’s favor, Rep. Garofalo predicts that “we’ll see action on this during the 2018 legislative session here in Minnesota…A local conservative advocacy group, the Minnesota Family Council, is opposed to the legalization and regulation of sports gambling.”

  • It’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month; Just Ask MN campaign to share risks with young people

    17 March 2017

    “Just Ask MN includes a website ( and social media outreach that connects this younger, at-risk demographic to educational resources and information about gambling activities, the consequences associated with risky gambling behavior, and how to better understand the signs of a problem in order to get help.”