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Closings & Cancellations due to Coronavirus

All Fond du Lac events are cancelled until further notice. See details in the list below. Check this page often for updates. A ' * ' will denote any new updates, and the date/time will be changed in each section after an update. If you are concerned about an event that is not listed here, contact the event organizer for any status changes for that event.

Event Cancellations
last update 4/28/20 9:37am

May: Gitigaan Classes cancelled
Now-June 4: Stepping On workshop cancelled
June 11: FDL Human Services Health Fair cancelled
June 18-21: Kiwenz Language Camp cancelled
Late June: Enrollee Days are cancelled
Mid July: Veterans Powwow is cancelled
July 17-19: Black Bear Casino Resort Golf Tournament cancelled.

Program/Business Services Changes
last update 5/21/20 8:56am

Hours Change: Fond du Lac Gas & Grocery’s hours have changed. 7 am - 9 pm, 7 days/week.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Food Distribution will be open regular hours, Monday thru Thursday 8:30-11:30 and 1:00-4:00. Applications are being accepted: Onsite-in the garage, via fax and electronically. See procedures here
Ojibwe School Closing Notice: The Ojibwe School has closed it's campus for students and visitors for the rest of the 2019/20 school year. It was hard to make the decision to close our campus because we all want to see our students, families and coworkers before the end of the school year. However, we need to keep people safe and healthy. We will continue Distance Learning until June 5, 2020. Distance Learning is not perfect or ideal for our students, but it's the best we can do in this crisis.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Reservation Business Committee approved the following three employment policies: the Covid-19 Emergency Telework and Workplace Safety Policy, the COVID-19 Emergency Leave Policy, and the Temporary Public Health Emergency Leave Policy. See the policies below.
COVID-19 Emergency Telework and Workplace Safety Policy
COVID-19 Emergency Leave Policy
Temporary Public Health Emergency Leave Policy
To apply for leave under these policies, use the COVID-19 Leave Request form available here.
FDL Resource Management Building is Closed until further notice. For FDL Hunting, Fishing, Gathering Identification Cards and Permits call 878-7101 by appointment only.
Election Notice: On March 24, 2020, the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe TEC delayed the upcoming primary election based on concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary election will now occur on June 9, 2020 , and the general election will occur on August 18, 2020. A copy of the TEC resolution is available here.
FDL Tribal Court: Closed to the public until further notice.
In person contact with the Tribal Court Clerk’s Office is not available until further notice. See this Notice for more details.
FDL Cultural Center & Museum is closed. For special appointments, call or email: Jeff Savage, 218-878-7582 or Email Link
FDL Assisted Living Residence: Limiting visitors for resident's safety. See notice here
Black Bear Casino Resort: Closed on March 18 until further notice. See press release here
Fond-du-Luth Casino: Closed on March 18 until further notice. See press release here
FDL Transit: Closed until further notice
Registrar Office: Limited access. If you need to license a motor vehicle, renew a license, or obtain a business license, please submit your application by mail or call the office in advance at (218) 878-8072.
FDL Community Centers: Closed until further notice.
FDL Elder Nutrition Program: No in-house lunches until further notice.