Monthly Archives: May 2015

Let’s Go to the Hop!

May 28, 2015 – MAYETTA:  There was lots of old rock and roll dancing yesterday at a sock hop sponsored by the Caregiver Support program.  Volunteers from Social Services, the Diabetes Prevention program and the Language Department also helped make the event a … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Snows Parish 100 Year Anniversary Sunday

May 27, 2015 –     MAYETTA:  Our Lady of the Snows Parish, that is located on the Prairie Band Potawatomi reservation, is planning to celebrate its 100 year anniversary this coming Sunday at 3 p.m. with a Mass followed … Continue reading

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Symetra Tour Coming Back to Firekeeper Golf Course

May 26, 2015 – 2015 Potawatomi Cup Grows to Five Events and $50,000 Symetra Tour professionals will have chance to win a combined total of $50,000  over the course of five events sponsored by Potawatomi nation tribes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., … Continue reading

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DOJ Proposes Improving Access to Voting for Native Americans

May 26, 2015 –     WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Justice proposed 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 … Continue reading

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Childcare Pow-wow Held

May 14, 2015 – It was a big day for children at the child care center who graduated from their classes with a pow-wow celebration and graduation.  Children graduated from head start classes and recognized for their hard work.   Little … Continue reading

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Marty Stuart to Perform at Casino

May 11, 2015 –   Mayetta, Kan.; May 11, 2015- Marty Stuart will be performing live at Prairie Band Casino & Resort on Sunday, May 24th. This country music legend has won five Grammys, and is known for hits including … Continue reading

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Haskell Commencement Held

May 08, 2015 – MAYETTA:  Several members of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation participated in commencement ceremonies on May 8 at Haskell Indian Nations University’s (HINU) Coffin Sports Complex in Lawrence, Kansas.  Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of Interior, gave … Continue reading

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Road & Bridge Helps News

May 07, 2015 – MAYETTA:  It was quite a reporting adventure for the News when editor Suzanne Heck attempted to make it to a photo shoot Monday with Veterans Administration officials and veteran Rey Kitchkumme out on his home site.  … Continue reading

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GREAT DAY TO BE A PANTHER

May 06, 2015 – MAYETTA:  Fourth grade students from Royal Valley Middle School received a certificate of appreciation for completing a program called the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) curricula yesterday from officers at the PBPN Tribal Police Department, the Jackson County … Continue reading

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PBPN and VA Hold Signing Ceremony for Native American Direct Home Loan Program

May 05, 2015 – Shaking hands are Mike Frueh, Director-Veterans Affairs Home Loan Program, and PBPN Chairperson Liana Onnen after signing a Memorandum of Understanding about a Native American Direct Home Loan Program that will allow veterans to build homes … Continue reading

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