Lac du Flambeau Band sets off-reservation casino referendum

Renderings of proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. Images from Lac du Flambeau Band

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin will hold a referendum next month for its off-reservation casino.

In 2012, tribal members voted to pursue the $132 million casino in Shullsburg. The April 30 referendum will apparently determine whether to continue funding the project.

The tribe has reached agreements with the city of Shullsburg. But the Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to release a draft environmental impact statement for the casino.

The tribe holding informational meetings and a public hearing prior to the referendum.

Get the Story:
Tribal member informational meetings, public hearing and referendum (The Lakeland Times 4/7)

Federal Register Notice:
Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Lac du Flambeau Band Fee-to-Trust Acquisition and Casino Project in Shullsburg, Wisconsin (July 29, 2013)

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