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Lac Vieux Desert Band donates to Search and Rescue

BESSEMER - Last week's Gogebic County Board of Commissioners began on a high note with a donation of $10,000 to the county's Search and Rescue Team from the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Commissioner George Peterson III presented the check on behalf of the tribe.

"They are wonderful people," said Peterson of the tribe, led by James Williams Jr.

Peterson praised the tribe's ongoing generosity to a number of local causes.

The commissioner's sweatshirt also included a nod to the tribe by stating the words "Nimrod Basketball" and "Noodin Babaamiba idiyang," translated fr...