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Lac Vieux Desert distributes funds to local schools, townships


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WATERSMEET - The Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa presented five checks for nearly $140,000 to local townships and school districts on Monday at the Tribal Offices in Watersmeet.

The five recipients of tribal funds were: Watersmeet Township for $89,336; Watersmeet School, $27,019; Gogebic County, $18,101; Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District, $3,909; and McMillian Township, $1,000

Jim Oliver, the GOISD's director of businesses and finance, said the school appreciates the help.

"This years money will be used to fund a Career...

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