Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have approved a proposal to seek federal permission to open a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing, the tribe announced Thursday.
The Lansing City Council has voted to move forward with a proposed $245 million tribal casino in Michigan’s capital city.
A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.
The Supreme Court will decide whether a lawsuit attempting to shut down a new tribal casino in southwestern Michigan can move forward.
A Lansing-area school district has decided to stop using an American Indian head logo for its high school.
The Detroit Tigers fall to a Cleveland rally and lose to the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Sunday afternoon.
It took extra innings and an error by the Tigers for Cleveland to beat Detroit 3-2 on Saturday night.
Michigan’s attorney general is objecting to a settlement reached after five years of litigation that would grant the Saginaw Chippewa tribe some authority over land that it claimed was part of the original reservation.