Menominee Nation

Economy & Business
12:22 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Awaiting Casino Decision, Menominee Tribe Faces High Poverty

The Menominee Tribe awaits Governor Walker's decision on whether to approve a casino to be located in Kenosha.
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

 

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Dave Schuyler of the Business Journal of Milwaukee.

Governor Scott Walker is still weighing whether to approve a major casino project in the Kenosha area.

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5:53 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Walker Still Mulling Casino Decision, Promises Daily Updates

The Menominee tribe wants to build a casino on the site of the former greyhound racetrack, just off I-94 in Kenosha
Credit WATG

Gov. Scott Walker says he’s going through volumes of information that the Menominee gave him, in their proposal for a Kenosha casino.

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1:00 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Kenosha Casino Debate: The Numbers Game

The Menominee tribe envisions a casino complex at the site of the former greyhound racetrack
Credit WATG

The Menominee tribe has until Tuesday to win unanimous support for a new casino in Kenosha.

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Economy & Business
5:17 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Professor: State Will 'Drive a Wedge' Between Indian Nations Over Casino

A rendering of the Menominee Tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha, in partnership with Hard Rock International.
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Patty Loew.

Earlier this week, Governor Scott Walker called for a meeting with the leaders of Wisconsin’s 11 Indian tribes to discuss plans for a Menominee casino in Kenosha.

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4:46 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Council Members Urge Walker to Reject Kenosha Casino

Casino opponents fear the project would lure jobs from the Milwaukee area. Those who support the casino say it would create regional jobs
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Milwaukee leaders say the city could lose thousands of jobs, if the Menominee tribe is allowed to build a new casino.

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