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St. Louis County opposing Fond du Lac Band reservation land buyback

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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.

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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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