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County talks of 'breaking bread' with Band

To cater or not to cater is the question for private meeting

Members of the Carlton County board and the Fond du Lac tribal council are scheduled to meet in June.

The entities meet twice annually, and the topic of how the county ought to host the meeting came up during the board’s March 14 meeting in Carlton.

When Fond du Lac conducts the meetings, attendees are greeted with a catered meal. Historically, that has not been the case when the meetings are hosted by the county.

“When they come here, we get them donuts and strawberries,” said county coordinator Dennis Genereau, who sought state guidance on the possibility of the county upping its catering ga...