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Mitchell native has passion for politics
South Dakota farmers plaintiffs in GMO class action lawsuits
Bankruptcies for Dec. 11-17
Fire put out with snow, extinguisher
Don't call it gym class: Mitchell teacher earns honor
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
Miller scores 21 points in first start for Cavs
Vikings take on Dolphins without Barr
Area high school basketball roundup: Skorepa's double-double carries Scotland past Bon Homme
Mitchell Christian boys defeat Andes Central 57-29
Mitchell Kernel girls fall 57-46 to Rapid City Central
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
Jeffrey J Bame
Brian Timothy Hobaugh
William "Bill" Simpson
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
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LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
LETTER: Is this pool a want, or a need?
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
January 4, 2013
ND governor, tribes sign new gambling compacts
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- New gambling compacts that the state of North Dakota has signed with the five tribal groups in the state allow the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux to have riverboat gambling. The Spirit Lake Sioux had been the only tribe authorized to conduct...
January 4, 2013 - 9:57am
December 30, 2012
IRS auctioning off seized Native American artwork
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Native American artwork owned by a Sioux Falls nonprofit organization has been seized by the Internal Revenue Service and will be auctioned next month, but a local coalition hopes to buy the art so it can be put on public display. The IRS seized the 16-piece...
December 30, 2012 - 8:53pm
December 27, 2012
Memorial to hanged Dakota men unveiled in Minnesota
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday for the unveiling of a memorial to 38 Dakota men who were hanged 150 years ago to the day in what is the largest mass execution in U.S. history. About 60 horse riders, including some tribe members who rode for 16 days...
December 27, 2012 - 8:22am
American Indian's remains returning to Nebraska tribe
WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) -- A Winnebago man's remains soon will be turned over to his tribe for burial after being stored for decades at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. The Lincoln Journal Star reported Wednesday that the man was among the American...
December 27, 2012 - 7:46am
December 24, 2012
Rapid City event draws attention to suicides
RAPID CITY -- Jennifer Mesteth said Native American children are hurting and that suicide is too common. And she knows that firsthand. "My...
life / state
December 24, 2012 - 7:33am
December 22, 2012
'A calamity which may well appall us'
They were Dakota warriors. They met their fates with courage 150 years ago. The 38 condemned men, their hands bound behind them, rushed to the gallows that had been specially built for them on the edge of the Minnesota River in Mankato, Minn. They danced in place as the rough-hewn...
December 22, 2012 - 8:45am
December 14, 2012
GIAGO: Gay rights: US could learn from Indians
Can the government refuse marriage and federal benefits to gays and lesbians? Those are the questions before the Supreme Court of the United States. They should make a ruling in June. In the New York case, the survivor of a same-sex marriage is challenging the justices to decide...
opinion / columns
December 14, 2012 - 6:46am
December 13, 2012
Sanford project hopes to stem alcohol-exposed pregnancies
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A new initiative from Dakotas-based Sanford Health hopes to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in American Indian communities in South Dakota. The three-year project will expand the use of a model currently used by the Oglala...
news / state
December 13, 2012 - 2:23pm
December 7, 2012
Reps. ask feds about SD Indian foster care summit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Two Democratic congressmen have written to the head of the Department of Interior's Office of Indian Affairs to question why the government has not yet held a summit about Native American children in foster care in South Dakota. Reps.
news / state
December 7, 2012 - 2:41pm
Augustana College now home to native artifacts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A treasure trove of Dakota tribal books, photographs, artwork and artifacts is coming to Sioux Falls to stay after almost...
life / state
December 7, 2012 - 2:26pm
December 6, 2012
SDSU conference to celebrate Vine Deloria
BROOKINGS -- The life and works of South Dakota native Vine Deloria Jr., American Indian author and scholar, will be celebrated at the 2013 Great Plains Writers' Conference March 24-26 at South Dakota State University. March 26, 2013, would have marked the 80th birthday of the late...
life / state
December 6, 2012 - 8:24pm
Feds pledge to improve protection of sacred sites
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Protection of sites held sacred by American Indians and Alaska Natives will be bolstered under a memorandum of understanding signed Thursday by four federal agencies and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. The memo signed by the departments of Agriculture,...
December 6, 2012 - 8:00pm
GIAGO: If not out of sight, badly portrayed
Native Americans fit nicely into that media box labeled "Out of sight; out of mind:" And if not out of sight, then badly portrayed. At Thanksgiving, school children sporting cardboard headbands and feathers whoop and holler like "wild Indians" around their classroom desks. This past...
opinion / columns
December 6, 2012 - 7:43pm
December 5, 2012
Rosebud tribe buys 40 acres of land in Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has bought 40 acres of land in western South Dakota's Black Hills in an auction that was made necessary when a first attempt ended in confusion and a non-sale. Pennington County auctioned off the remote land west of Deerfield Lake last month...
news / state
December 5, 2012 - 3:39pm
Obama applauds Pine Ridge man, nonprofit during speech
PORCUPINE (AP) -- President Barack Obama hailed the head of a nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as an example of positive...
December 5, 2012 - 3:15pm