The 2nd Annual Forest County Festival was held June 29 – July 1, 2018, at the Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Despite challenges from the weather, the event was a success and enjoyed by many. The festival offered much to do including free carnival rides, live music, kid’s games, food, laughter and smiles.
On June 25, 2018, the Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Recreation Center hosted a summer youth basketball camp, Spirit of Hoops Basketball Camp. Spirit of Hoops (www.mountainchiefinstitute.org) is a program that also works in conjunction with One on One Basketball Inc. (www.1on1basketball.com) and it places an emphasis on building confidence in Native American youth through the game of basketball.
A beautiful Saturday offered the perfect setting for the Forest County Potawatomi (FCP) Health Division to open its doors and share its pride in the Health & Wellness Center (HWC). HWC hosted an open house on May 19, 2018, that drew tribal members, community members, families, friends and some from as far north as Ashland.
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Courageous, motivated, activist, loving, passionate, comical, intellectual, educator and, most of all, the best infectious laugh you will ever hear. These are just a few descriptive words that sum up Matika Wilbur, a 33-year-old photographer. Five years ago she sold all her belongings, including her beloved Pottery Barn couch, to hit the open road in search of opportunities to portray Native American culture as it is in this day and age.
The Forest County Drug Task Force spoke with community members on Feb. 20, 2018, at the Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel (PCCH) about drug use and crime in the Forest County area as well as in the surrounding counties. Tom Robinson and Tony Crum, Forest County Sheriff’s Department drug task force investigators, presented this in- depth presentation about the epidemic that is not only affecting the nation as a whole but also the very county and towns where we live.