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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
Schopp says no missing money came from GEAR UP program
Free hot dogs for a year!
Aquatic center waterslide plan stays afloat
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
After long rain delay, Spearfish ends M/M’s season
Pitch-count rule looms large at Legion tourneys
Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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