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Black Hills State University considers solar panel project
In South Dakota, lawmaker dealings with interns scrutinized
Sioux Falls archive storage facility ready needs more money
Arts institute to open on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
Huber honored by chamber for efforts with Mitchell pool project
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
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Patricia Jean Christofferson
John Leslie (Les) Otteson
Robert "Bob" Ryno
LETTER: Rounds is a lobbyist who supports where dollars come
LETTER: Dakotas not a waste land
LETTER: Is Prairie Winds project legal? Let’s find out
LETTER: Government and media in 2017
WOSTER: Afraid of the dark
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
December 6, 2012
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,...
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...
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
December 3, 2012
Standing Rock tribe starts training program for oilfield workers
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Native American tribe plans to start a new job training program centered on preparing tribal members for oilfield-related careers. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is starting a rock crusher job training program to give tribal members the skills needed to work...
December 3, 2012 - 3:58pm
November 30, 2012
Education dept. will work to close Indian students' academic gap in SD
PIERRE -- State Education Secretary Melody Schopp delivered a presentation Thursday on how her department is planning to address the academic...
November 30, 2012 - 5:43am
November 21, 2012
Kindergarteners donate to their tribe to buy sacred land
ROSEBUD (AP) -- A kindergarten class on the Rosebud Indian Reservation is donating their loose change to an effort to secure land in the Black Hills that tribal members consider sacred. The group of 19 students from Rosebud Elementary collected close to $50 over a two-week period...
November 21, 2012 - 2:45pm
November 20, 2012
Four tribes get $101M from settled trust lawsuits
LOWER BRULE -- Four South Dakota tribes recently received more than $100 million in total settlements from the federal government. The money is for trust fund accounting and trust mismanagement claims filed by the four tribes over tribal lands and minerals. The money was...
November 20, 2012 - 6:28am
November 16, 2012
SD mass to honor Saint Tekakwitha
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls is honoring Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to be canonized by the church. The diocese is planning a Mass of Thanksgiving led by Rev. Paul Swain at the cathedral on Sunday. Tekakwitha was canonized...
November 16, 2012 - 7:11am
November 15, 2012
Fight to save indigenous languages topic of Rapid City summit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Hundreds of tribal members and tribal educators from all over the country are in western South Dakota for a three-day summit focusing on language revitalization. The annual Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Language Summit started Thursday in Rapid City. It seeks to find...
November 15, 2012 - 11:41am
October 30, 2012
Boulder, Colo., woman donates $10K for BHSU scholarships
SPEARFISH (AP) -- A Colorado woman has donated $10,000 to establish an endowment fund to be used for scholarships for Native American students at Black Hills State University in South Dakota. Joscelyn Blumenthal, of Boulder, Colo., says she wanted to start a scholarship for Native...
October 30, 2012 - 3:02pm
October 29, 2012
Exec director of tribal nonprofit to speak at SDSU
BROOKINGS (AP) -- The executive director of a well-known nonprofit organization on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation dedicated to helping youth will share plans for the organization's future and other topics during a banquet at South Dakota State University next week. Julie Garreau...
October 29, 2012 - 2:59pm
October 23, 2012
Means took fight from Wounded Knee to ND's Fighting Sioux arena
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 23, 2012 - 7:16am
October 21, 2012
Wagner writer promotes racial reconciliation
WAGNER -- One of Vince Two Eagles' favorite stories is about his great-great-grandfather, Zephier Rencountre. "His story is about how hate...
October 21, 2012 - 6:45am
October 17, 2012
Tribal transportation safety conference underway
MISSION (AP) -- Officials from South Dakota's nine Native American tribes will gather with state and federal leaders on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss transportation safety on reservations. The 3rd annual Tribal Transportation Safety Summit will bring together tribal officials...
October 17, 2012 - 2:06pm