Forest County Potawatomi Community http://wxpr.org en Forest Co. Potawatomi Tribe Highlights Alternative Energy http://wxpr.org/post/forest-co-potawatomi-tribe-highlights-alternative-energy <p>The Sustainability Fair is held each year on Earth Day in Rhinelander. The fair is designed to showcase Northwoods organizations working toward a sustainable environment.</p><p>One of the displays Tuesday at ArtStart in downtown Rhinelander featured the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Their Sustainability Coordinator, Tansey Smith, says Earth Day and sustainability are everyday...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:19:17 +0000 Ken Krall 17311 at http://wxpr.org Forest Co. Potawatomi Tribe Highlights Alternative Energy Potawatomi Seek EPA Approval for Water Quality Authority http://wxpr.org/post/potawatomi-seek-epa-approval-water-quality-authority <div><p>The Forest County Potawatomi Community is taking a first step towards controlling water quality on its reservation. The Wisconsin DNR is looking for public input on the proposal.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:16:17 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 17091 at http://wxpr.org Potawatomi Seek EPA Approval for Water Quality Authority Potawatomi Say New Report Shows Gaming Market is Saturated; Menominee Disagree http://wxpr.org/post/potawatomi-say-new-report-shows-gaming-market-saturated-menominee-disagree <p><em>Editor's Note: This report was updated at 4:01 p.m.</em></p><p>A report on Indian gaming is drawing mixed interpretations about how casinos are doing in Wisconsin.&nbsp;</p><p>The report from gaming information publisher Casino City shows a slight increase in Wisconsin’s gaming revenue from 2011 and 2012.&nbsp; But it also shows more than 3-percent drop over six years, from 2007 through 2012.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:39:40 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16643 at http://wxpr.org Potawatomi Tribe Asks Govenor To Make Casino Decision http://wxpr.org/post/potawatomi-tribe-asks-govenor-make-casino-decision <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A tribal spokesperson supports a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel editorial last weekend asking Governor Walker to make a decision soon on a new $800 million casino complex in Kenosha county.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Menominee Nation is requesting a new casino be built at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park. While nine Wisconsin tribes back the proposal, two do not: the Ho-Chunk tribe and the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Both tribes have gambling facilities off reservation. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:42:48 +0000 Ken Krall 15476 at http://wxpr.org Potawatomi Tribe Asks Govenor To Make Casino Decision