Harvest Camp http://wxpr.org en Vander Puy Responds To Sen. Tiffany's Voting Complaint http://wxpr.org/post/vander-puy-responds-sen-tiffanys-voting-complaint <p>A member of the Harvest Camp near the proposed Gogebic Taconite mine in Iron county says he went through the proper process to vote as a homeless person.</p><p>Thursday, State Senator Tom Tiffany filed a complaint with the Government Accountability Board and Attorney General, saying Nick Vander Puy allegedly improperly voted in the town of Anderson on April 1.</p><p>Vander Puy says the complaint is without merit....</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:04:02 +0000 Ken Krall 16492 at http://wxpr.org Vander Puy Responds To Sen. Tiffany's Voting Complaint LCO Harvest Camp Says It Will Comply With County Rules, But Won't Pack Up http://wxpr.org/post/lco-harvest-camp-says-it-will-comply-county-rules-wont-pack <p>Members of the Lac Court Oreilles Harvest Education and Learning Project plan to rotate in and out of the site to comply with Iron County rules.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this month the Iron County Board of Supervisors gave Harvest Camp residents six business days to leave, saying they were in violation of a 14-day camping limit.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Camp spokesperson Paul DeMain says the site will remain as it is, but longterm residents will follow the rules by leaving every two weeks for at least 24 hours.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:02:47 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16051 at http://wxpr.org LCO Harvest Camp Says It Will Comply With County Rules, But Won't Pack Up Iron County Votes to Evict Harvest Camp http://wxpr.org/post/iron-county-votes-evict-harvest-camp <p>The Iron County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to close the Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp Thursday night, saying residents are violating a 14-day camping limit on county forest land.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:48:27 +0000 Monie Shackleford & Natalie Jablonski 15563 at http://wxpr.org Iron County Votes to Evict Harvest Camp Iron County Won't Evict Harvest Camp, At Least Not This Month http://wxpr.org/post/iron-county-wont-evict-harvest-camp-least-not-month <p>The Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp in Iron County won’t be going anywhere for the time being.&nbsp; The Iron County Board has taken the camp’s eviction off its Tuesday agenda.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Harvest camp residents have been staying on county forest land since the spring in response to </span>Gogebic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Taconite’s mine proposal.&nbsp; But the Iron County Forestry Committee voted last week to evict them.</span></p><p>Iron County Clerk Mike Saari says this week’s delay doesn’t mean the issue is gone for good.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:05:36 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12029 at http://wxpr.org Iron County Won't Evict Harvest Camp, At Least Not This Month Eviction Vote is Deja Vu for LCO Harvest Camp http://wxpr.org/post/eviction-vote-deja-vu-lco-harvest-camp <p>Iron County Forestry and Parks committee members have again unanimously voted to evict the residents of the Harvest Camp near the site of a proposed iron mine. &nbsp;</p><p>Members of the Lac Courte&nbsp;Oreilles tribe and other supporters have been camping on county land since early spring in opposition of Gogebic Taconite’s mine proposal.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:40:15 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11743 at http://wxpr.org Eviction Vote is Deja Vu for LCO Harvest Camp LCO Harvest Camp Giving Thanks http://wxpr.org/post/lco-harvest-camp-giving-thanks <p>The Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp is celebrating a feast day Thursday. &nbsp;</p><p>The camp formed in the spring of this year in response to a proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:56:17 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11270 at http://wxpr.org LCO Harvest Camp Giving Thanks Harvest Camp Negotiations Underway http://wxpr.org/post/harvest-camp-negotiations-underway <p>Negotiations have begun between Iron County officials and the Lac Courte Oreilles Harvest Camp.&nbsp; Tribal members and supporters set up camp in May near the site of a proposed iron mine in the Penokee Hills. &nbsp;</p><p>After signs that county officials planned to evict the group, the tribe asked to negotiate for a long term arrangement.&nbsp; Tribal member and camp overseer Mel Gasper says he believes the conversations will be fruitful.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 6643 at http://wxpr.org Harvest Camp Negotiations Underway