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Consumers file RICO suit against Big Picture Loans over interest rates

Legal News Line

Date: 6/22/2018 3:38:00 AM

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that the defendants are "hiding behind illegal usurpation of tribal authority" to operate a payday lending operation under the Lac Vieux Desert Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The plaintiffs are

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Online Lender Accused Of Using Tribe To Shield Illegal Loans


Date: 6/12/2018 4:56:00 PM

Four plaintiffs from various states claimed in their complaint that even though Big Picture Loans LLC said it was owned and operated by the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, loans made in Big... To view the full article, register now

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Mighty river, small source: the Wisconsin's headwaters in Vilas Co.


Date: 6/8/2018 10:32:00 AM

"It flows through a culvert under the road." Mendham's resort is on Lac Vieux Desert, which straddles the Wisconsin-Michigan border. A small, single-gate dam controls the lake's outlet--the Wisconsin River. It's the same river which flows 430 miles across

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Local site one of two in U.P. added to National Register of Historic Places

The Mining Journal

Date: 5/10/2018 5:00:00 AM

LANSING – Two Upper Peninsula sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places – one culturally important to members of the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the other related to a strike important to labor

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Collaborative walleye restoration efforts to begin on Lac Vieux Desert

The Iron Mountain Daily News

Date: 5/9/2018 5:00:00 PM

Fed primarily by springs in the surrounding swamps, Lac Vieux Desert is the source of the Wisconsin River, which flows out of its southwest corner. The Michigan DNR will conduct an angler survey throughout the year at the lake, located in Michigan’s

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• River: Wisconsin River
• Surface Area: 4,260 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 40 feet
• Length: 4 Miles
Lac Vieux Desert is a 4017-acre lake that extends across the border of Michigan (in Gogebic County) and Wisconsin in (Vilas County). The lake has been home to the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians for centuries. It's known for its Musky, Walleye, Bass, and Northern Pike fisheries. Several public access points to the lake support boating, fishing, and water-based sports during the warm weather months.

Lac Vieux Desert is open from April 30th through October 14th.

For more information about this lake, please contact:

Eagle River - Florence Ranger District
1247 E. Wall St.
Eagle River, WI 54521
715-479-2827, Fax 715-479-6407, TTY 711 (National Relay System)
Business hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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