Ceremony to Bless the Powwow Grounds and Celebrate Native American Memorial Day - May 31
Join us on Friday May 31 at 10:00 a.m. on the Nett Lake Powwow Grounds to bless the new powwow grounds and to celebrate Native American Memorial Day. Lunch will follow at the Bois Forte Tribal Government and Community Services Building - Miigizi Room.
Mark Your Calendar for the Bois Forte Summer Powwows
Nett Lake Powwow May 31- June 2
Lake Vermilion Traditional Powwow - June 14, 15 & 16
For more information on the Lake Vermilion annual event click here.
Special Meeting of the RTC - June 5
A special meeting of the RTC will be held on Wednesday, June 5 at 9:00 a.m. at the Government and Community Services Building in Nett Lake.
Agenda item deadline is close of business, Friday, May 31. Click here for an agenda request form.
Quarterly Council/Elder Meeting - June 18
The quarterly Council/Elder meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Government and Community Services Building in Nett Lake.
Friends, Fun & Food with the Summer Nutrition Programs
Summer breakfast and lunch are available at the Nett Lake School for no cost to all kids age 18 and younger. To eat, just show up. For dates, hours and transportation information click here.
Northern Eagle Federal Credit Union wants to know -
Are you ready for a checking and/or savings account?
Past account mishandlings, like returned checks, insufficient funds, etc., may affect your ability to open a checking and/or savings account . Click here for more information on how these past incidents may affect you in the future. The link below, will connect you to a ChexSystems report that reports bank and credit union information on account abuses made by a specific account holder. Contact Nikki Pieratos with any questions or if you would like assistance: , firstname.lastname@example.org or (218) 757-3261 x 192.
Click here to see the sample ChexSystems report https://www.consumerdebit.com/consumerinfo/us/en/chexsystems/SampleChexCnsrRpt.pdf
Energy Assistance Applications Accepted Through May 31, 2013
The Energy Assistance Program can help you pay energy costs, such as a heating bill, each year. If you qualify, you could receive a grant to cover some of your energy expenses. This grant is paid directly to your energy provider, to reduce your energy bill.
Additionally, if you receive Energy Assistance, you may qualify for weatherization services. These services can improve your home's energy efficiency and lower your energy bill. Furnace repair or replacement assistance is also available. Click here to download a copy of the application. For questions about the program on the reservation call Shelley Strong 218-757-3261. For information on the program elsewhere call
Bois Forte Utility Advisory Board Seeking Representative
The Bois Forte Utility Advisory Board is seeking an individual to serve on the Bois Forte Utility Advisory Board as the Alternate Palmquist Representative. If you are interested in serving on this board, please contact Vicki Villebrun at 218-757-3261 or email@example.com. The deadline to sign up is close of business, Monday, June 10, 2013.
Bois Forte Public Transportation Park-n-Ride Commuter Route to Nett Lake
The Bois Forte Public Transportation has begun a Park-n-Ride Commuter Route.
Click here for the schedule. For more information on other Transportation routes click here. To schedule a ride on the new Nett Lake route, call Driver Dave Steele at (218) 404-6098. Please call one day ahead for best service.
Book being created for Bois Forte Veterans
The Bois Forte Tribal Government is creating a logbook entitled Honoring our Warriors that will be a companion piece to the Veterans Memorial in Nett Lake and the Veterans Wall at the Heritage Center in Tower.
An invitation letter was mailed to all veterans in September 2012. To make sure your veteran’s information is included, contact Peggy Connor at (218) 757-3261, ext. 201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also write to her at:
Bois Forte Tribal Government, Honoring our Warriors, 5344 Lakeshore Drive, Nett Lake, MN 55772
Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance
Bois Forte has developed a new Land Use Plan and Zoning Ordinance. The public is invited to comment. Please click here to view the Plan and Ordinance. Questions and comments can be directed to William Whiteman 218-757-3261 ext 193 or wwhiteman@boisforte-nsn-gov.