Winnebago Tribe gets top honor
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Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, has been chosen as a finalist in a national awards program that recognizes excellence in American government.

The tribe's operation had already been named one of 15 semi-finalists by Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. The school runs the Innovations in American Government Award.

But today, Ho-Chunk will be honored as one of the five finalists. Tribal leaders and company executives traveled to Washington, D.C., yesterday to attend the ceremony and receive a $100,000 check.

A $50 million corporation, Ho-Chunk was the only tribal government up for the award.

Ho-Chunk owns Indianz.Com and AllNative.Com.

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