Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa http://wxpr.org en Tribal Fish Hatcheries Receive Walleye Grants http://wxpr.org/post/tribal-fish-hatcheries-receive-walleye-grants <p>Fish hatcheries in Mole Lake and Lac du Flambeau will be getting money from the DNR to raise larger walleye fingerlings. &nbsp;It's&nbsp;part of a round of grants to nine hatcheries statewide totaling $2 million.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:01:41 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16413 at http://wxpr.org Tribal Fish Hatcheries Receive Walleye Grants Wolf River Scenic Byway Plan Moves Forward http://wxpr.org/post/wolf-river-scenic-byway-plan-moves-forward <p>A plan for a Scenic Byway in Forest County is just one step away from becoming a reality. &nbsp;</p><p>The Wolf River Heritage Corridor would follow Highway 55, north from Langlade to Nelma near Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.&nbsp;</p><p>The more than one hundred mile route bisects the Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa Community.&nbsp; It also includes a loop near Three Lakes.&nbsp;</p><p>Forest County Economic Development Director Jim Schuessler says getting the scenic byway designation is a rigorous process.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:34:25 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10608 at http://wxpr.org Wolf River Scenic Byway Plan Moves Forward Remembering the Crandon Mine Proposal http://wxpr.org/post/remembering-crandon-mine-proposal <p>Today marks 10 years since two Native tribes purchased land that was once slated for a copper and zinc mine near the Mole Lake Sokaogon Reservation.</p><p>That tribe and Forest County Potawatomi bought the land for more than 16 million dollars.&nbsp;</p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski went to a celebration this weekend marking the anniversary…and she sat down with some of the tribal activists from Mole Lake.&nbsp;</p><p>Hear from Fred Ackley&nbsp;Jr.:</p><p></p><p>Hear from Francis Van Zile:</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9874 at http://wxpr.org Remembering the Crandon Mine Proposal What Does the Crandon Mine Story Mean Today? http://wxpr.org/post/what-does-crandon-mine-story-mean-today <p>Today marks 10 years since a proposal for a copper and zinc mine in Forest County came to an end. &nbsp;Members of the Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa and Menominee tribes gathered this weekend to celebrate…but pointed out that mining remains a controversial issue in northern Wisconsin.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 9868 at http://wxpr.org What Does the Crandon Mine Story Mean Today? Mole Lake To Host 2015 Native American Tourism Conference http://wxpr.org/post/mole-lake-host-2015-native-american-tourism-conference <P>The Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa Community in Forest county has been selected to host an event in 2015 that continues to highlight the growing interest in Native American tourism.</P> <P>The Native American Tourism of Wisconsin conference travels each year to another of the 11 state tribal sites.</P> <P>NATOW vice-chairwoman and Mole Lake Lodge and Conference Center Manager Carmen McGeshick says the gathering each year is designed to raise tourism awareness. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:55:21 +0000 Ken Krall 7816 at http://wxpr.org Mole Lake To Host 2015 Native American Tourism Conference