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Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
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South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Kayser commits to DWU women’s basketball team
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
April 13, 2016
Woonsocket Redmen no more: School district co-ops final sport
WOONSOCKET — The days of the Woonsocket Redmen are over. The Woonsocket School Board unanimously voted to enter a co-operative agreement...
April 13, 2016 - 1:03am
October 10, 2015
Tribe starts growing plants for 'marijuana resort' in southeast South Dakota
FLANDREAU—The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the southeast South...
October 10, 2015 - 10:18am
February 23, 2015
Helmsley Trust boosts American Indian public health program
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley is giving North Dakota State University $750,000 to create an endowed scholarship fund for graduate students in American Indian public health. The state of North Dakota...
February 23, 2015 - 4:32pm
February 11, 2015
Daugaard forming Native American student advisory council
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is forming a group that aims to improve the achievement levels and graduation rates of American Indian students. The Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council will include tribal leaders and representatives from the Indian Education...
February 11, 2015 - 1:49pm
December 3, 2014
Obama plan aims to help young American Indians
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to fulfill a "sacred responsibility," President Barack Obama unveiled an initiative Wednesday aimed at improving dire conditions and creating opportunities for American Indian youth, more than a third of whom live in poverty. Obama's Generation Indigenous...
December 3, 2014 - 9:23pm
December 2, 2014
American Indian groups argue over settlement money
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than $380 million in government dollars left over from a federal discrimination settlement with American Indians is in limbo amid disagreements over how the money should be spent. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Tuesday reviewed a proposal...
December 2, 2014 - 11:44pm
November 20, 2014
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way to meeting the legal requirements meant to keep convicted criminals from hiding out on tribal lands, a new report shows. Of...
November 20, 2014 - 11:29pm
December 9, 2013
Chamberlain school board rejects Indian honor song again
By JESSICA GIARD For the Daily Republic CHAMBERLAIN -- A vote to include an American Indian honor song at Chamberlain High School’s graduation ceremony failed for the second time. The school board voted 4-2 against the honor song Monday night at the high school, with one...
December 9, 2013 - 10:23pm
May 20, 2013
SD officials say not enough notice given on ICWA summit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The head of South Dakota's Department of Social Services said the state wasn't given enough notice about a conference on Indian child foster care in Rapid City. The summit that wrapped up Friday brought together representatives from the U.S. Department of...
May 20, 2013 - 7:58am
May 19, 2013
Mitchell area accounts for small part of reservation crime
People charged with crimes on the Crow Creek, Lower Brule Sioux and Yankton Sioux reservations made up 11 percent of defendants on South Dakota's Indian reservations in 2012, according to a new report from the U.S. Attorney's Office. A total of 57 people were charged with crimes...
May 19, 2013 - 5:56pm
April 28, 2013
Activists plan protest if Wounded Knee land sold
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Native American activists have vowed to protest if someone buys and tries to develop a piece of land at the Wounded Knee National Historic landmark in western South Dakota. James Czywczynski has announced that he plans to sell the 40-acre parcel, which sits next...
April 28, 2013 - 11:24pm
April 26, 2013
Standing Rock tribe displeased with planned summit agenda
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribal council have written a letter to a U.S. Congressman detailing their displeasure with a planned summit on foster care in South Dakota. The tribal council members sent the letter this week to Rep.
April 26, 2013 - 3:16pm
Chamberlain families want American Indian honoring song at graduation
CHAMBERLAIN (AP) -- Some parents and students in the Chamberlain School District in southeastern South Dakota are resurrecting an effort to persuade the school board to allow an American Indian honoring song during graduation ceremonies. Students have presented a petition to...
April 26, 2013 - 6:34am
April 18, 2013
Daugaard builds trust with tribes
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has been quietly meeting and building relationships with South Dakota's American Indian tribal leaders, and he says the...
April 18, 2013 - 9:28pm
High court wrestles with Indian adoption dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is trying to sort out a wrenching adoption case involving an American Indian child, a biological father...
April 18, 2013 - 11:23am