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Prairie Island Indian Community declares state of emergency, cancels all events


March 19, 2020

PRAIRIE ISLAND — Prairie Island Indian Community announced a series of actions Wednesday to protect residents, employees and casino-goers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tribal Council declared a state of emergency March 17 and closed Treasure Island Resort & Casino for at least two weeks. The declaration authorizes public safety personnel to implement emergency plans and seek aid from local, state and federal agencies.


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