Menominee Indian Tribe News
All Tribal Parks Closed
All Tribal Parks Closed

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Health
Order #12 Safer At Home, all Community
Parks are closed until further notice.
Please stay safe and stay healthy! (Read More)
4/7/2020
Reservation Burn Ban Effective Immediately
NOTICE
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

In accordance with Tribal Ordinance § 325-1 and in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources
a reservation burn ban is in effect. This ban has been enacted… (Read More)
4/7/2020
Cloth Masks for Community Members
CLOTH MASKS FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS
MITW COVID 19 Response Plan
Dr. Amy Slagle, MD Public Health Officer
4/7/2020

The CDC has now endorsed people wearing cloth face coverings in community and settings.… (Read More)
4/7/2020
Emergency Curfew Ordinance-10pm Curfew
The attached file is an emergency order from the Menominee Tribal Legislature enacting a curfew from 10:00 PM- 6:00 AM within reservation boundaries. The order comes by recommendation of the Public Health… (Read More)
4/7/2020
Menominee Nation News Releases Vol.44 Issue 7
Menominee Nation News has releases Vol.44 Issue 7 on April 6, 2020. During this time you are able to read the paper right here! Download your copy below (Read More)
4/6/2020
Homemade Face Mask Information
Homemade face mask information sheet
-April 1, 2020

This face mask has been made by a generous individual in our community. It was washed in hot water, dried, and placed in this bag for your personal… (Read More)
4/5/2020
Corona Virus Safety Instructions from Dr. Amy Slagle MITW Public Health Officer
CORONA VIRUS SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FROM DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
MITW PUBLIC HEATH OFFICER
APRIL 4, 2020

SOCIAL DISTANCING: STAY 6 FEET APART FROM EVERONE: Your spouse, your co-workers, your friends. … (Read More)
4/4/2020
Corona Virus Information from Dr. Amy Slagle MITW Public Health Officer
CORONA VIRUS INFORMATION
FROM DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
MITW PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER
APRIL 4TH,2020

THERE IS NOW CORONAVIRUS IN OUR COMMUNITY. THIS IS NOT A SURPRISE.

BY THE TIME THE FIRST CASE IS … (Read More)
4/4/2020
Menominee Tribal Facilities-Restricted Access Information
Facilities open to employees and public access by appointment only:

CRC
FIC building (call specific department for availability or appointment hours)
Housing
Lending & Tax (drop off services Monday… (Read More)
4/3/2020
COVID 19 Case Count Links for Menominee and Shawano Counties
Here are the links to access updated COVID 19 cases in Menominee and Shawano County. (Read More)
4/3/2020
Handling money during COVID 19
COVID 19 WARNING

ALL PUBLIC LOCATIONS are potential sites of COVID-79 contamination!

IF YOU know YOU will handle money.

Please take the following steps:

Wear medical grade DISPOSABLE gloves… (Read More)
4/3/2020
NEW UPDATE from the Casino regarding the C-store and restaurant
In response to a positive confirmed case of COVID-19 here in the Menominee Reservation/County; effective today the casino will be closing the restaurant for period of 14 days for deep cleaning. Currently… (Read More)
4/3/2020
Burn Ban in Effect
"Due to the COVID-19 Safer at Home order, we are taking proactive measures by suspending all Department of Natural Resources burning permits until further notice to protect the health and safety of Wisconsinites.
All… (Read More)
4/3/2020
Menominee Lending and Tribal Taxes is now accepting Online Payments
NOTICE:

Menominee Lending and Tribal Taxes is pleased to announce that we’ve adopted a new solution that allows you to submit payment on-line, via a secure form, without the hassle of writing a check… (Read More)
4/2/2020
Press Release regarding Ibuprofen and related medications and Covid 19
Press Release regarding Ibuprofen and related medications and Covid 19

“National medical experts have expressed varying opinions about the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications… (Read More)
4/1/2020
Food Assistance Update
Food Assistance

Children <18

Meals for Children – MISD that can be picked up at the following locations

• KPS
• Middle Village Fire station
• South Branch Community Center
• Tribal School

Hours… (Read More)
4/1/2020
Food Assistance at St. Michael's and St. Anthony's
St. Michael’s Food Pantry (Keshena)- Open 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month- 1:00 to 3:00 PM- April 7 and April 21, 2020

St. Anthony’s Food Pantry (Neopit)- Open 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month- 1:00… (Read More)
4/1/2020
Hand washing solution from bleach
Making hand washing solution from liquid bleach

Use the MILD chlorine water to wash hands.
Make new MILD chlorine water every day.

1. This MILD solution can be made from mixing 1 part
STRONG solution… (Read More)
3/31/2020
Menominee Tribal Officials report first case of COVID-19 within Menominee County, Wisconsin
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2020

Menominee Tribal Officials report first case of COVID-19 within Menominee County,
Wisconsin

(Menominee Indian Reservation, March 31, 2020) Menominee Indian… (Read More)
3/31/2020
Severe Illness Associated with Using Non-Pharmaceutical Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Disease 2019 COVID-19
Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network
March 28, 2020, 1100 ET
CDCHAN-00431

Severe Illness Associated with Using Non-Pharmaceutical Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Disease… (Read More)
3/30/2020
Corona Virus Covid-19 Facts Update from Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
Corona virus is killing people in Wisconsin. Every person is at risk for infection, including the Menominee Nation. The more we understand about the virus, the more we will understand why we must drastically… (Read More)
3/28/2020
CORONAVIRUS SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS UPDATE FROM DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
CORONAVIRUS SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS: UPDATE FROM DR. AMY SLAGLE, MD
PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER, MITW INCIDENT COMMAND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE
March 28, 2020

The spread of the Coronavirus threatens everyone,… (Read More)
3/28/2020
CORONAVIRUS COVID 19 MEDICAL INFORMATION UPDATE From Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19) MEDICAL INFORMATION: UPDATE
From Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
Public Health Officer, MITW Incident Command, Coronavirus Response
March 28, 2020

Please see separate articles on Corona… (Read More)
3/28/2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic Corona Virus Covid 19 Response Update From Dr. Amy Slagle, MD. March 28, 2020
Menominee Tribal Clinic Corona Virus (Covid 19) Response: Update
From Dr. Amy Slagle, MD. March 28, 2020

We have changed the entire way the clinic operates to keep you safe.

If you are not sick,… (Read More)
3/28/2020
Menominee Tribal Court Amended Notice of Emergency and Temporary Measures
Menominee Tribal Court Amended Notice of Emergency & Temporary Measures

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and for the protection of the court staff and community, the Court will be temporarily changing… (Read More)
3/25/2020
ALL FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
ALL FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC and accessible BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – effective 3/25/2020 until 4/24/2020 or until changed.

Governor Evers has issued a new … (Read More)
3/24/2020
Menominee County Updates
The county board convened a special session yesterday and made amendments to Resolution 2020-02.

1. Restricts all public business in county buildings to “appointment” only.

2. Strongly urges all… (Read More)
3/24/2020
Pat Robert's Food Distribution Building Emergency Access Procedures
Pat Roberts Food Distribution Building Emergency Access Procedures

Attention Menominee Community:

For your safety and the safety of our community, the Food Distribution building will now be open… (Read More)
3/20/2020
Menominee Casino Resort Closings
Valued Guests,

In updating our current status in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic, Menominee Casino Resort will be CLOSING its Casino, Bingo, Gift Shop and Hotel Operations on March 19th, 2020 at… (Read More)
3/19/2020
Status of Tribal Departments and Operating Hours - 03/18/2020
Good Morning Everyone –

We are providing an update on the operations of various programs of Tribal Government as of Wednesday 3/18/2020.

This information is provided for public consumers of … (Read More)
3/18/2020
Tools for Parents and Children During COVID-19
Our children are hearing about the coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is everywhere. Many are asking for ways to reassure our children and asking for guidance to help us talk with our children about COVID-19.… (Read More)
3/18/2020
Gov. Evers DHS Emergency Order 5 Prohibiting Mass Gatherings of 10 people or more
State of Wisconsin
Department of Health Setvices

Tony Evers, Governor
Andrea Palm, Secretary

EMERGENCY ORDER #5
PROHIBITING MASS GATHERINGS OF 10 PEOPLE OR MORE

1. Under the authority of… (Read More)
3/17/2020
MITW Procedure for Quarantine
MITW Procedure for Quarantine
Issued in accordance with MITW Covid-19 Action Plan
From Dr. Amy Slagle, MD
MITW Public Health Officer
March 17, 2020

Many employees of Menominee Nation have been… (Read More)
3/17/2020
Menominee Tribal Judiciary Notice of Temporary Emergency Measures
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY EMERGENCY MEASURES

Due to the Corona Virus, changes must be made to protect everyone's wellbeing. The following policies will be in effect until further notice. Please see the … (Read More)
3/16/2020
Tribal Head Start and Day Care Closings
Given the decision by Governor Evers to close K-12 Schools and with a goal of protecting public health and preventing the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus in our communities – the Tribal Head Start… (Read More)
3/14/2020
Stay Up to Date with MITW Response to COVID-19
Please click on the link below
https://conta.cc/2QfDaFo

To receive updates as they are released please subscribe to the Menominee Nation News e-Newsletter by texting the word “MENOMINEE” to 22828.… (Read More)
3/14/2020
MTS School Closing March 16th to April 14th
Posoh Tribal School Families,

Administration consulted with the Menominee Indian Tribe based on the information and recommendations we received we have made the decision to close the Menominee Tribal… (Read More)
3/13/2020
Tribal Court Evening Cancelations
Posoh,

As of today’s date, the Menominee Tribal Courts remain open and operational. We are however mindful of the existing health concerns and conditions. For that reason, we are temporarily canceling… (Read More)
3/13/2020
Declaration of State of Emergency
The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States and worldwide threatens the safety and well-being of the Tribe.

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can result in serious illness… (Read More)
3/12/2020
MTL Action COVID-19 and State of Emergency
At the direction of the Emergency Management Incident Commander – we are sharing a copy of the actions approved by the Menominee Tribal Legislature today as immediate precautions for Tribal Programs, … (Read More)
3/12/2020
PREPARING FOR INFLUENZA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES SUCH AS COVID-19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 9, 2020

PREPARING FOR INFLUENZA AND OTHER RESPIRATORY ILLNESSES, SUCH AS COVID-19

Menominee, Shawano — There has recently been an increase in media attention on Coronavirus… (Read More)
3/9/2020
MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE PSA ON COVID-19
MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE PSA ON COVID-19

There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak here in the US, in Wisconsin, and our Menominee Tribal Community. If you’re concerned about… (Read More)
3/3/2020
WRDC Announces Standing Pines Convenience Store Project
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2020

CONTACT: Jennifer Peters General Manager
715-799-5016

WRDC Announces Standing Pines Convenience Store Project

Keshena, WI -- The Wolf River Development… (Read More)
1/17/2020
Road Closure- Old South Branch Road Gravel Portion to CTH M East Closed due to Flooding
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 16, 2020

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jeremy C. Weso, Highway Commissioner
715-799-3369

TOWN OF MENOMINEE ROAD CLOSURE: OLD SOUTH BRANCH ROAD GRAVEL… (Read More)
1/16/2020
2020 North American Indigenous Games Menominee Parent-Athlete Meetings
Posoh Everyone,

This is just a reminder that there will be a 2020 North American Indigenous Games Parent/Athlete meeting tomorrow, January 8, 2020 at the Menominee Indian High School Theater from 6PM-8PM.… (Read More)
1/7/2020
Road Closures - Camp 23 and Long Corduroy
The MTE Roads Supervisor has closed sections of both Camp 23 Road and Long Corduroy Road as shown in red in the map. These road sections will be closed until further notice. Please contact Community Development… (Read More)
11/27/2019