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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
April 18, 2013
LBST casino application to enter bureaucracy
OACOMA -- A hilly, unremarkable-looking patch of prairie just off Old Highway 16 on the west edge of Oacoma is a point of contention in the small...
April 18, 2013 - 6:13am
April 15, 2013
Dakotas tribe holding hearings on foster care
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is hosting two hearings about Native Americans in the foster care system ahead of a planned summit next month. The tribe is hosting a pre-summit hearing April 20 at the Grand River Casino in Mobridge and another one on April 26...
April 15, 2013 - 6:38am
April 8, 2013
Federal judge to discuss prejudice in SD
SPEARFISH (AP) -- The chief federal district court judge in South Dakota is talking about prejudice in the Black Hills during a speech at Black Hills State University on Tuesday. Jeffrey Viken's presentation at 7 p.m. will discuss the history of Native American and non-Native American...
April 8, 2013 - 11:20am
March 27, 2013
Tribes to consult on new Blood Run state park in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- Officials from the South Dakota Department of Games, Fish and Parks will meet with Native American tribes next month to discuss the development and interpretation of the new Good Earth State Park. Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently signed a bill into law establishing the...
March 27, 2013 - 10:11am
March 21, 2013
Tribes to file lawsuit against SD social services
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Two Native American tribes in South Dakota are expected to file a class action lawsuit Thursday alleging that the state's Department of Social Services has violated the Indian Child Welfare Act. The federal law requires that Native American children removed from...
March 21, 2013 - 11:51am
March 13, 2013
New federal prosecutor starts job at Standing Rock
PIERRE (AP) -- Federal authorities say a new prosecutor has begun handling cases on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in South Dakota and North Dakota. Erin Shanley was sworn in last week as special assistant U.S. attorney for the tribe. She is headquartered at the tribal court...
March 13, 2013 - 8:17am
March 11, 2013
Sioux tribes forming coalition to act as 1 nation
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Several Sioux tribes have begun laying the groundwork for working as one nation on issues they deem important. The Oglala Sioux Tribe hosted officials from the Standing Rock Sioux, Rosebud Sioux and Crow Creek Sioux in Rapid City for three days of meetings late...
March 11, 2013 - 4:17pm
March 2, 2013
Deadline for 2nd installment of Cobell Indian settlement passes
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Friday was the deadline for American Indians to apply for their share of the second installment of the Cobell settlement with the federal government, a $3.4 billion redress of faulty U.S.
March 2, 2013 - 4:17pm
February 28, 2013
Deputy Ag Secretary meeting with Lower Brule tribal leaders
LOWER BRULE (AP) -- Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan is touring a Native American-owned and operated business and meeting with...
February 28, 2013 - 12:16pm
February 27, 2013
WOSTER: Wounded Knee can still teach us
Forty years ago today began the occupation of Wounded Knee, a modest community in a valley on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. I worked...
February 27, 2013 - 6:30am
Indian-run gaming up in SD, US
Revenue at American Indian casinos grew across the nation and in South Dakota during 2011, according to a new report. The revenue at 13 South Dakota casinos increased from $104.3 million in 2010 to $108 million in 2011, a 4 percent increase. Nine tribes operated the 13 casinos,...
February 27, 2013 - 5:18am
February 21, 2013
Lack of funding cancels Crazy Horse journalism workshop
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- An annual workshop to promote diversity and encourage Native Americans to enter the journalism field has been canceled this spring because of a lack of money, the president of the organization that provides funding said. Freedom Forum Diversity Institute president...
February 21, 2013 - 4:27pm
February 13, 2013
SD lawmaker withdraws bill on Indian foster care
PIERRE (AP) -- A state lawmaker withdrew a bill Wednesday that would have set up a monitoring program to determine whether South Dakota is complying with a federal law governing foster care and adoptions for American Indian children. The House Judiciary Committee scrapped the bill...
February 13, 2013 - 1:35pm
February 9, 2013
Ron Volesky and Indian journalist, Frank King, to lead DWU discussion
Poverty, tribal management and South Dakota Native American policies are just a few of the topics up for discussion Tuesday during a special speaker session at Dakota Wesleyan University. Frank King and Ron Volesky will be on campus at 11 a.m. and noon Tuesday in Java City to...
February 9, 2013 - 12:15pm
February 7, 2013
Summit scheduled on Indian foster care in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Indian Child Welfare Act directors from South Dakota's nine Native American tribes plan a summit focusing on Indian child foster care in the state after allegations surfaced that the state was routinely breaking the law. The group is working in conjunction with...
February 7, 2013 - 11:47am