After casino rejection, what's next for Kenosha site?
February 20th, 2015
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin is not giving up on the Kenosha casino project, despite the recent rejection by Gov. Scott Walker. “At this point the Kenosha project team is exploring different avenues that are still available,” said spokesman Michael Beightol.
A long journey on foot: Members of Menominee Tribe to march to Madison in support of casino proposal
February 12th, 2015
KESHENA/MADISON (WITI) — On Friday morning, February 13th members of the Menominee Indian Tribe will begin a march to Madison. It’s an effort to encourage Governor Scott Walker to reverse course, and approve the tribe’s proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha. That casino would be built on the old Dairyland Greyhound Track site. Last month, Governor […]
Menominee continue walk to Madison
February 16th, 2015
Members of the Menominee Indian Tribe are about halfway through their journey from Keshena to Madison where they hope to meet with Gov. Scott Walker this week and change his mind about their plans for a casino in Kenosha. About a dozen tribal members left Keshena Friday on foot in the bitter cold. The number of marchers has dropped and risen depending on the day. Menominee Chairman Gary Besaw ...
Members Menominee Nation march on Capitol to protest casino decision
February 18th, 2015
Members of the Menominee Nation walk through downtown Madison to the state Capitol to protest Gov. Scott Walker's decision denying the tribe permission to build a casino in Kenosha.
Menominee tribe extends purchase option for Dairyland Greyhound Park
February 4th, 2015
In a last-ditch effort to keep its Kenosha casino dream alive, the impoverished Menominee tribe this week paid $60,000 to keep in force its option to buy the shuttered Dairyland Greyhound Park.