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Little River Band breaks ground on $170M housing development
Little River Band breaks ground on $170M housing development (March 29, 2017)

The 'Odeno' project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, will include up to 300 homes.


EPA asserts a greater role as water crisis in Michigan continues
EPA asserts a greater role as water crisis in Michigan continues (January 22, 2016)

Extremely high levels of lead have been detected in the city's water system, posing a danger to human lives.


Little River Band contributes $10K to assist city during water crisis
Little River Band contributes $10K to assist city during water crisis (January 19, 2016)

Extremely high levels of lead have been discovered in the water system in Flint, Michigan.


Ex-judge for Menominee Nation sentenced for child pornography
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Ex-judge for Menominee Nation sentenced for child pornography (July 13, 2015)

Joseph H. Martin will serve five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one charge in the case.


Michigan tribes warn of disaster from pipeline spill in Great Lakes
Michigan tribes warn of disaster from pipeline spill in Great Lakes (May 28, 2015)

The pipeline was built across the Straits of Mackinac in 1953 and one tribal leaders is worried about an 'imminent' oil spill.


Larry Romanelli wins re-election as leader of Little River Band
Larry Romanelli wins re-election as leader of Little River Band (April 28, 2015)

The incumbent ogema defeated his challenger with 56 percent of the vote.


Former judge for Menominee Nation pleads guilty for child porn
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Former judge for Menominee Nation pleads guilty for child porn (March 13, 2015)

Joseph H. Martin, a tribal member, is an attorney who has been active in Indian law circles.


Little River Band confirms probe at public safety department
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Little River Band confirms probe at public safety department (November 7, 2014)

A tribal spokesperson declined to offer details about the suspensions of three officers.


Little River Band suspends management from public safety unit
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Little River Band suspends management from public safety unit (November 5, 2014)

The sheriff in Manistee County has pulled a cross-deputization agreement and tribal officers won't be able to police non-Indians.


Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB
Supreme Court hears suit over Obama nominees to NLRB (January 14, 2014)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a dispute involving President Barack Obama and his nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.


Little River Band installs  new leader after  tribal court challenge
Little River Band installs new leader after tribal court challenge (July 26, 2013)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians of Michigan installed a new leader on Wednesday after a challenge in tribal court was dismissed.


IPR: Little River Band recovers eagle feathers after court case
IPR: Little River Band recovers eagle feathers after court case (November 29, 2012)

"Eagle feathers at the center of a federal court case have been returned to the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Manistee. A 21-year-old man with ties to the...


Radio: Little River Band plays role in protecting small animal
Radio: Little River Band plays role in protecting small animal (August 21, 2012)

"Nearly a hundred years ago a small animal that most people have never heard of was wiped out of the northern forest. In the mid-1980’s, wildlife biologists reintroduced the pine...


Little River Band to plant thousands of trees at industrial site
Little River Band to plant thousands of trees at industrial site (May 10, 2012)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Michigan will plant thousands of trees at an old industrial site. The tribe hopes the black willow trees will draw toxic chemicals...


Little River Band breaks ground on government building
Little River Band breaks ground on government building (April 19, 2012)

The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians of Michigan broke ground on a new government center. The 54,000 square-foot facility will consolidate five tribal offices. Tribal members will be able...


Woman offers information in    Little River disappearance case
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Woman offers information in Little River disappearance case (January 12, 2012)

There's a new development in the case of a member of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians of Michigan who went missing over 15 years ago. Vincent Adamczak...


Lee Sprague: Mercury pollution from coal  a threat to tribe
Lee Sprague: Mercury pollution from coal a threat to tribe (April 21, 2011)

"I see the TES Filer coal-fired power plant in Manistee every day. My children and community live in its shadow and breathe its air pollution. Piles of coal are on...