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12 06, 2017

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Holds 2017 Leadership Conference, Announces 2017 SERVE Award Winners for Outstanding Leadership

Hinckley, Minn. – Believing that the development of leadership skills is the single biggest factor in the success of its Associates and the organization, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures just wrapped up its annual MLCV Leadership Conference 2017. The theme of this year’s event, which occurred June 5 through June 7, was Discover the Potential in Others.

“That really gets at the heart of what we do as an organization – we discover the potential within our people,” said Joe Nayquonabe, Jr., CEO of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures. “We believe in the potential of our Associates, and we ask those in […]

12 12, 2016

Grand Casino “Giving Patrol” Making Generous Visits to a Community Near You

Gifts of the Season Giving Program lets Grand Casino Guests and Associates nominate local non-profits to receive one of four $5,000 donations

Onamia, Minn. and Hinckley, Minn.  – The essence of the holiday season is rooted in the joy of giving. That’s why Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley will be donating $20,000 (split into four $5,000 donations)  this Holiday season through the ‘Gifts of the Season’ Giving Program.

The nomination process will run from Monday, December 12 – Thursday, December 15. During this time people are encouraged to nominate a nonprofit organization of their choice on the Grand […]

5 12, 2016

Great Taste is on the Menu as Grand Casino Opens Two New Restaurants

Brand Burger Bar at Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Stories Diner at Grand Casino Hinckley

Onamia, Minn. and Hinckley, Minn. – In April of this year, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley announced plans to make significant property enhancements – mainly in the food and beverage areas at each property – to mark the casinos’ 25th Anniversary.

As of today, two restaurants – Brand Burger Bar at Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Stories Diner at Grand Casino Hinckley – are open to the public.

Brand Burger Bar
This 4,600 sq. ft. 170-seat sports-centric restaurant is an ode to sports fans. Guests […]

12 09, 2016

2016 Toyota® BASSMASTER Angler of the Year Tournament Starts This Thursday, September 15

Onamia, Minn.  – Grand Casino Mille Lacs is in the final stages of preparation and ready to welcome the 2016 Toyota® Bassmaster Angler of the Year tournament this week – September 15 – 18, 2016. This is the first time the Elite series has ever visited Lake Mille Lacs, a multi-species lake home to plentiful trophy northern, musky and – as will be demonstrated during this tournament – trophy smallmouth bass.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 15

6:40 a.m. – tournament launch out of Eddy’s Resort (41334 Shakopee Lake Rd, Onamia, MN 56359)

3:45 p.m. – tournament weigh-ins begin – Parking Lot B, […]

11 05, 2016

MLCV CEO TO SERVE MEALS TO TROOPS IN KUWAIT

MILLE LACS CORPORATE VENTURES CEO JOE NAYQUONABE TO SERVE MEALS TO 4,000 TROOPS IN KUWAIT WITH SERVING OUR TROOPS ORGANIZATION
MLCV will also serve free meals to veterans and military members at select restaurants during the trip
Onamia, Minn. – Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) announced today that CEO Joe Nayquonabe will travel to Kuwait May 13-18 with the Serving Our Troops organization to serve a meal to 4,000 troops at Camp Arifijan, Kuwait. Minnesota National Guard members from the 682nd Engineer Battalion are among these troops. While Nayquonabe is serving meals in Kuwait, MLCV will be serving free meals to veterans and […]

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    Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Expands its Resort Holdings to Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

6 04, 2016

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures Expands its Resort Holdings to Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

McGregor, Minn. – Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) announced today it has purchased Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, in McGregor, Minn. The resort is located on Davis Bay, on the south shore of Big Sandy Lake. The sale includes the resort’s 18 lodge rooms, seven cabins, fourteen townhomes and one seasonal rustic retreat log home as well as The Pines Restaurant, The Bear’s Den Sports Bar & Grille, an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna.

According to Joe Nayquonabe, Jr., CEO of Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, the McGregor area has been a market that has been on MLCV’s radar since […]

28 01, 2016

Chef Receives Top Honors

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January 28, 2016

Local Chef Adam Murphy Receives Top Honors at ‘Taste of Elegance’ Culinary Competition The Launch Bar and Grill Chef will Represent Minnesota at National Pork Summit

ONAMIA, Minn. – Most know him as the executive chef at The Launch Bar and Grill at Eddy’s Resort, but local Chef Adam Murphy is also known as “Chef Par Excellence” after receiving top honors at the Taste of Elegance event – a cooking competition for the best chefs in Minnesota to show off their pork cooking skills.

The competition was held Monday, January 18 at the Minneapolis Hilton as a […]

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    Registration Open For National Leadership Development Conference In Hinckley, Minnesota

4 01, 2016

Registration Open For National Leadership Development Conference In Hinckley, Minnesota

For Immediate Release:
January 4, 2016

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE IN HINCKLEY, MINNESOTA

Hinckley, Minn. – As part of its continuing effort to promote professional development and career advancement among emerging leaders, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, in support of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, is pleased to announce the National Leadership Development Conference on June 21 – 23, 2016 at Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minn.

This conference will host more than thirteen distinguished panelists and speakers, including business leaders, authors, motivational speakers and change leaders. Keynote speakers include; Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman for the National Indian Gaming […]

29 12, 2015

Luxury is Coming to Saint Paul

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October 12, 2015

Luxury is Coming to Saint Paul’s Mississippi Riverfront as
MILLE LACS CORPORATE VENTURES OPENS FIRST-EVER INTERCONTINENTAL® HOTEL IN MINNESOTA

Saint Paul, Minn. – Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) today announces the opening of the prestigious InterContinental® Saint Paul Riverfront hotel, ushering in a new era of luxury for Minnesota’s vibrant capital city.

The InterContinental® Saint Paul Riverfront hotel is an InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) property that showcases mid-century modern design and décor. The hotel’s 410 fully renovated guestrooms and suites offer remarkable views of the Mississippi River and downtown Saint Paul skyline. The elegance and glamour that […]

19 11, 2015

‘CITIZEN’ RESTAURANT AT INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

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November 11, 2015
WITH A MODERN, MID-CENTURY TWIST ON THE SUPPER CLUB EXPERIENCE, ‘CITIZEN’ RESTAURANT BECOMES THE CROWN JEWEL OF ST PAUL’S INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL

Grand opening unveils St. Paul’s premier destination for drinks, dining, private events and socializing

Saint Paul, Minn. – Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (MLCV) today announced the grand opening of Citizen Supper Club – Saint Paul’s newest upscale restaurant destination located in the InterContinental® Saint Paul Riverfront hotel. The launch of Citizen Supper Club brings a creative new dining option to Minnesota’s vibrant capital city.

MLCV created the new Citizen Supper Club concept with Graves Hospitality to offer guests […]