STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: Farnsworth not well-known name at state fair
By Don Davis
Rob Farnsworth was a bit on the lonely side as the Minnesota State Fair opened.
It may be that 15 months before the next general election, Minnesotans are not very into politics this yea... Posted on 8/26/13 at 8:18 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Closing out 2012 on the ice
I closed out 2012 on a fine note, fishing three out of the last four days of the year.
Friday, a friend and I joined Darwin Sumner and Daris Rosebear of Seven Clans Casino in Red Lake, Minn., for a d... Posted on 1/2/13 at 3:14 PM
REGGIE TALES A Pretty Big Bar Tab
A couple of nights after the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup Playoffs, six team members went to the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut for some fun. $157,000 later, I'd say they accomplished it. I... Posted on 6/21/11 at 9:49 AM
THE DULLUM FILE Williams & Ree, Connie and Me
Had a great time at the party last night to celebrate Spirit Lake Casino's expansion. Stretching almost the entire length of the resort's new Red Willow and Cedar Ballrooms, the buffet table may... Posted on 2/27/10 at 12:00 AM
Mille Lacs Indian Reservation -- More than 1,800 slot machines create an orchestral blur of electronic entrainment at Grand Casino Mille Lacs.
Over the last two decades they've helped bring wealth and a return to self-sufficiency for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, a once impoverished Indian nation that plans to grow its prosperity.
The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians recently announced that it will build a four-story structure that will have a larger casino, a 60-room hotel, a convention area and dining options. The complex will be located where the Warroad River and Lake of the Woods meet, prompting the band’s plan for fishing packages to be part of the allure.
Our proposal is consistent with the intent of tribal gaming. It is consistent with the Minnesota Constitution. And most important, it is the right thing to do for Minnesota taxpayers and for the White Earth Nation.
Mark Dayton wants Minnesota to open the state's own casino, thus turning progressive Minnesota to a regressive form of raising revenue. Legalized gambling “makes poor people poorer,” experts have long recognized
Bright new carpeting, fresh paint, modern signage, Jacuzzi suites, refurbished Bingo Hall and expanded gaming area – these are some of the amenities the Palace Casino and Hotel have added in a recent renovation project.
New Seven Clans Casino opens near Red Lake. On the revenue side, projections have the new facility earning twice as much profit as the former one, a makeshift industrial steel building that was converted from a community center. And on the payroll side, it offers 225 jobs, 100 more than before.
Authorities in Stearns County, Minn., said a 14-year-old boy has been shot in the leg while hunting deer with a group near Spring Hill. The sheriff’s office says the Melrose, Minn., boy was shot about noon Saturday about while hunting with his father and 12 other men.
Residents in north central and northwestern North Dakota said state Highway 23 has gone from a farm-to-market road to one with heavy traffic from oil fields, a nearby casino, the Minot Air Force Base and recreation areas. Some find it scary.
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