HUDSON (AP) -- The St. Croix County Board passed two resolutions intended to stop a tribal casino from being established at a financially struggling dog track.
A partnership of three northern Wisconsin Indian tribes and the current owners of St. Croix Meadows Greyhound Racing Park have proposed the casino.
The county board voted 25-4 Tuesday to invalidate a 1994 services agreement the board made with casino sponsors in return for annual payments if the facility opens.
The board then passed 22-7 a resolution against negotiating a new services agreement unless the casino is supported by the city of Hudson and adjacent Troy Township.
The board's action is just one of a series of moves by local opponents to build opposition while the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs gathers public comment.
A commission that advises Minnesota and Wisconsin on natural resource issues along the border said such a casino would pose environmental problems.
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