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 Our Lady of the Snows Parish 100 Year Anniversary Sunday
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Parish will celebrate its 100 year anniversary on Sunday afternoon beginning at 3 p.m.  Read More
 DOJ Proposes Improving Access to Voting for Native Americans
The Department of Justice is proposing legislation that would require states or localities whose territory includes part or all of an Indian reservation, an Alaska Native village, or other tribal lands to locate at least one polling place in a venue selected by the tribal government.   Read More
 Symetra Tour Coming Back to Firekeeper Golf Course
The Symetra Tour, Road to th LPGA will hold one of their five Potawatomi cup events at Firekeeper Golf Course Sept. 11-13.   Read More
 Childcare Pow-wow Held
The Prairie Band Early Childhood Education Center pow-wow and graduation ceremonies were held May 14 at the Bingo Hall. Read More
 Marty Stuart to Perform at Casino
Country music legend Marty Stuart will be performing at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort on Sunday, May 24.   Read More
 Haskell Commencement Held
Haskell Indian Nations University held its commencement ceremonies May 8 and Secretary of the Department of Interior Sally Jewell gave the key address. Read More
 Road & Bridge Helps News
Road & Bridge crew members Tanner Shobney and Evan Evans helped the News on Monday after its car got stuck in the mud.    Read More
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 PBPN and VA Hold Signing Ceremony for Native American Direct Home Loan Program
PBPN leaders and VA dignitaries came together next today for a signing ceremony and Veterans Benefits Fair to announce a Native American Direct Loan program for veterans.  Read More
 Three Candidates File for Ethics Commission Election
Three candidates have filed for the Ethics Commission Election scheduled for July 25.  Read More
 Arlene Wahwasuck Named Haskell Outstanding Alumni for 2015
Tribal member Arlene (Shipshee) Wahwasuck has been named the 2015 Haskell Outstanding Alumni of the Year.  Read More
 Land Buy-Back Presentation in Wisconsin Dells Coming Up
A landowner presentation/workshop will be held May 1 and 2 at Ho-Chunk Gaming in Wisconsin Dells, WI.  Land Buy-Back Program local staff will be on hand to answer questions.  Read More
 Free Lettermen Concert at Casino
The Lettermen will give a free concert this coming Thursday, April 30 at Prairie Band Casino & Resort at 8 p.m.  Doors open at 7 p.m.    Read More
 Don Don LeClere Employee of the Year
Don Don LeClere, a long-time employee who works in Maintenance/Construction, was named the Employee of the Year today at the All-Employee meeting held at the Bingo Hall.  Matt Simpson and Verna Potts were also named Employee of the Quarter for fall and winter. Read More
 Casino RV Park Named One of Best in Kansas
The Prairie Band Casino & Resort RV park has been named one of the five best RV parks in Kansas.  Read More
 PBPN Statement on Incident at Casino
The Potawatomi Tribal Police Department has released a statement on an incident at the casino that occurred earlier today. Read More
 Ethics Commission Election Candidate Filing Period Now

The filing period for becoming a candidate for any of the six positions available on the Ethics Commssion began April 16 and runs until April 30. 

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 Photos from Earth Day
Photos taken from Earth Day that was celebrated yesterday in Prairie Peoples Park. Read More
 Cobell Scholars Program Now Available
The Cobell Scholars Program scholarship application is now available and will be managed through the American Indian Graduate Center.   Read More
 EPA Celebrates Earth Day This Sunday and Clean the Rez Day Held
The PBPN EPA Department is kicking off spring this year with Earth Day on Sunday.  Today they organized a Community Clean Up Day where teams picked up trash on the reservation roads.  Read More
 Charitable Contributions Ceremony Held

A Charitable Contributions awards ceremony was held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the casino where $75,225.00 was distributed to nineteen organizations.

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 Photo Snaps of Student Recognition Banquet

Photos taken by the Potawatomi News at the Student Recognition Banquet last night at the Bingo Hall.

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 Purchase Offers Sent to PBPN Fractional Landowners for Land Buy-Back Program
There is $10 million in purchase offers that have been sent to 1,500 landowners with fractional interests at the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, according to a media release from the Department of the Interior announced today.  Read More
 Casino Banquet Honors Employees
The Prairie Band Casino & Resort honored its employees at an awards banquet on March 24 at the casino.  Members of the Tribal Council, Casino Entertainment Board and Gaming Commissioners also attended the banquet.  Read More
 Summer Youth Work Program Coming Up
The Education Department is seeking 40 summer youth workers to work in two summer work programs.  Read More
 Minor's Trust Reps Available Next Saturday
Representatives from Providence First Trust Company will be available to discuss Minor's Trust accounts next Saturday at the Government Center's South Conference Room.  Read More
 Student Spotlight on Abby Boeckman for March
Abby Boeckman has been selected the Student in the Spotlight in March by the Education Department. 

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 Take Back the Night Held
The 4th annual Take Back the Night event was held last night in Prairie Peoples Park.  Read More
 Land Buy-Back Program Update
The PBPN Land Buy-Back Program announces that purchase offers will be coming soon for some fractionated landowners.  Read More
 Steve Ortiz Honored With NIGA Chairman Leadership Award
Former Tribal Council Chairperson Steve Ortiz was honored yesterday with the Chairman's Leadership Award at the National Indian Gaming Association's 30th Annual Convention in San Diego.   Read More
 Ethics Commission Election Notices in the Mail on April 8

All positions on the Tribal Ethics Commission are available and will be decided in an election scheduled for July 25. 

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 Hattie Mitchell Selected for Washburn Alumni Award
Tribal Council Treasurer Hattie Mitchell has been selected for the 2014 Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) award by the Washburn Alumni Association.  Read More


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