Monthly Archives: February 2011

Government Center and Health Clinic Closed Today (Friday)

February 25, 2011 – MAYETTA:  The Government Center and Health Clinic are closed today, Feb. 25 due to heavy snow that fell and hazardous driving conditions.

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Laura Spurr, Nottawaseppi Huron Band Chairwoman, Dies

Laura Spurr spoke at the Youth Leadership Conference that was part of the Potawatomi Gathering held last summer at the Prairie Band Casino & Resort.  In the background is Steve Ortiz, PBPN tribal chairman.   February 24, 2010 – MAYETTA:  The Prairie Band … Continue reading

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Government Center and Health Center Closing at Noon Due to Inclement Weather

February 24, 2011 – MAYETTA:  The PBPN Government Center and Health Center will close at noon today due to inclement weather conditions.  Essential personnel will remain. Kristen Aitkens, Director of Education, also reported that classes held in the Government Center … Continue reading

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Government Center Closed Monday Due to Weather: Health Clinic Open

February 21, 2010 – MAYETTA:  Government offices will be closed tomorrow, February 22 due to weather conditions but the Health Clinic will be open. In case of an emergency call the Tribal Dispatch office at 785.966.3024 or the Tribal Fire Department at … Continue reading

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PBP Health Center Hosts Kansas/Tribal Consultation Meeting

Left to right:  Jerry Briscoe, PBP Health Center Administrator, Kevin Meeks, Area Director, Oklahoma Area Indian Health Service, Russell Bradley, Kickapoo Vice Chairman, Arlan Whitebird, Kickapoo Chairman, Nina Merchant, Iowa Treasurer, Steve Ortiz, PBP Chairman, Dr. Barb Langar, Acting Medicaid … Continue reading

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PBPN to Begin Residential Waste Disposal/Curbside Trash Collection on Rez

February 18, 2011 – MAYETTA:  Instead of relying on an outside trash/recycling collection service the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (PBPN) Division of Planning/EPA will begin providing a collection service on the reservation beginning March 3.  Only reservation housing clusters and … Continue reading

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Indian Affairs 2012 Budget Requests Focus on Fiscal Discipline but Strengthen Tribal Nations

February 14, 2011 – Indian Affairs Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Request Reflects President’s Commitment to Fiscal Discipline While Strengthening Tribal Nations   WASHINGTON – President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2012 budget request for Indian Affairs, which includes the Bureau of … Continue reading

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Tribal Police Officer Dies

February 28, 2011 –   MAYETTA:  Steven J. Cook, 43, an officer with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Police Department, died last night of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Law enforcement agencies are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death that … Continue reading

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Native American Law Symposium and KU Tribal Law Conference Held

February 12, 2010 – MAYETTA:  The 10th Annual Native Nations Law Symposium and 14th Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference were held yesterday and today where attendees came together to learn about Indian law. Yesterday’s conference was held at the University … Continue reading

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Offices Relocated Within Government Center: Member Services Moved to Lower Level

February 11, 2011 –   MAYETTA:  Some of the offices in the Government Center have been switched around recently in an effort of serving tribal members more efficiently.  A major reason for the move, according to General Manager Liana Onnen, … Continue reading

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