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WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
Judge grants release to halfway house for pipeline protester accused of shooting at police
Man who stopped traffic on I-94 in Minnesota dies while in custody
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Reissue of Prince's 'Purple Rain' with songs from his vault goes on sale Friday
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Showers bring some relief to South Dakota farmers
Mitchell junior Legion splits in Rapid City
Bennett resigns as DWU men's soccer coach
Post 18 game postponed
Legion baseball roundup: Winner/Colome downs Valentine
Custer crushing for Mount Vernon
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Grabenstein Sr.
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
The Lost Italian: Asian noodle slaw is a healthy, fresh alternative to Chinese takeout
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
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