We, the Anishinabeg, the people of Odaawaa-Zaaga'iganiing, the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe, will sustain our heritage, preserving our past, strengthening our present, and embracing our future. We will defend our inherent sovereign rights and safeguard Mother Earth. We will provide for the educational, health, social welfare, and economic stability of the present and future generations.
By Joe Morey News Editor To mark one year since his disappearance and bring awareness, Aaron "AJ" Johnson's wife, Amanda Thayer, is inviting the community to join her and supporters of the case in a Support Walk in the Blue Hills where he was last seen. Over the course of the past year, there has still been no answers for Johnson's family and friends. The last time Amanda had contact with her husband was the evening of Oct. 10, 2020. The last known sighting of Aaron was two d
By Joe Morey News Editor The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office posted a photo online that was taken of missing person, Aaron Johnson, on Oct. 12, one day after he was first reported missing. The sheriff’s office posted the picture on Facebook with a statement asking for help in locating him. “There are still several law enforcement agencies attempting to locate Aaron Johnson, 34yrs old from Sawyer County. Johnson went missing Oct 11, 2020. Johnson's truck and several of his clothi
By Joe Morey News Editor The truck of 34 year-old Aaron Johnson was found last week on Dec. 1st, but Aaron himself is still missing. Both were reported missing since Oct. 11 when his wife, Amanda Thayer, an LCO tribal member, said Aaron was dropped off by his truck in the 6-Mile area of the LCO Reservation around 6 pm on Oct. 11 and no one has seen or heard from him since. A large search was conducted by law enforcement on Monday, Dec. 7, in the Blue Hills area just inside Ru