Mahnomen County will not appeal a federal court ruling affirming the Shooting Star Casino’s placement into trust status, which exempts the facility owned by the White Earth Band of Chippewa from state property taxes.
A new constitution for the White Earth Reservation was ratified at a constitutional convention in Mahnomen on Saturday. Delegates approved the draft document by a 16-8 vote conducted through a secret ballot.
UPDATED 12:04 P.M. The u.S. Supreme Court has limited the federal government’s authority to hold land in trust for Indian tribes, a victory for states seeking to impose local laws and control over development on Indian lands.
Authorities have identified the three people killed in a crash near Olivia in west-central Minnesota. The State Patrol said Fred Kingstrom, 89, Sacred Heart, and Andrea Kingstrom, 44, Bird Island, died Saturday night at Hennepin County Medical Center. Ebba Kingstrom, 83, Sacred Heart, died at the scene.
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