St. Louis County opposing Fond du Lac Band reservation land buyback
DULUTH - St. Louis County is trying to block efforts by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to buy back land on its reservation -- land that then would become exempt from local property taxes.
Fond du Lac officials have made two requests through the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to place two parcels of private land, about 113 acres total, in federal trust.
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