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crow creek sioux tribe
June 6, 2017
South Dakota tribe's $2M water diversion lawsuit dismissed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit from a South Dakota tribe that was seeking $200 million from the U.S. government for the diversion of Missouri River water. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe's reservation sits along the river. Since...
June 6, 2017 - 3:10pm
August 21, 2015
Critic of South Dakota foster care arrested on old charge
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Family members of a Crow Creek Sioux Tribe woman who has spoken out against South Dakota's handling of Native American children in foster care are questioning whether her arrest on a 13-year-old charge was politically motivated. But Sara Rabern, spokeswoman...
August 21, 2015 - 2:44pm
August 13, 2015
Patrol, tribal police work together at Dakota Nation powwow
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Troopers from the South Dakota Highway Patrol are working with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe again this year to help provide additional law enforcement for the Dakota Nation powwow this weekend. This is the third year the Highway Patrol has been invited by the...
August 13, 2015 - 3:33pm
July 31, 2015
President approves disaster declaration for June storms in SD
Twelve South Dakota counties and three tribes will receive funding assistance to help recover from June storms. Press releases from the White House and South Dakota Department of Public Safety announced Thursday that the public assistance is made available through a Presidential...
July 31, 2015 - 8:29am
March 13, 2015
IN OTHER WORDS: Stand as race, divide with power
There are many problems facing our nation and tribal nations today. It's all the same, whether tribal or America, from a small scale to a larger scale, that affects us all. When people are put into high offices of respect they too often forget why and how they got there in the first...
March 13, 2015 - 4:55pm
Native American Telecom receives state certificate for Fort Thompson
PIERRE -- Crow Creek Telecom received state approval Tuesday to operate a telephone company in South Dakota. The company, Native American Telecom, can offer services only within the Fort Thompson telephone exchange on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. The state Public Utilities...
May 13, 2014 - 9:39pm
April 25, 2012
Hearing set to allow Native American Telecom to operate at Fort Thompson
PIERRE -- The state Public Utilities Commission refused to grant a certificate of authority Tuesday for Native American Telecom. The commission will instead proceed to a hearing, starting June 7, on whether the company should be allowed to legally offer local exchange and interexchange...
April 25, 2012 - 7:22am
January 3, 2012
Big Eagle appeals bribery convictions; no record of reporting to prison
A former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe chairman has appealed his federal criminal convictions. Duane Big Eagle, 62, was convicted Nov. 30 on two counts...
January 3, 2012 - 10:19pm
September 1, 2011
OPINION: Businesses can grow, thrive on Crow Creek reservation
Bob Mercer recently published a column titled "Bribes, lies and debt -- Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is a disaster," discussing the many negative political events on Crow Creek that have recently appeared in the news. It is not my intention to comment on any of those, but instead to...
September 1, 2011 - 6:49am
August 17, 2011
New Crow Creek chairman elected
FORT THOMPSON -- Wilfred Keeble was elected as Crow Creek tribal chairman last week. Keeble was named interim chairman after then-chairman Duane Big Eagle was found guilty in federal court two weeks ago on bribery and conspiracy charges. Keeble was unanimously elected...
August 17, 2011 - 11:26am
August 12, 2011
Crow Creek tribe names Wilfred Keeble new leader
FORT THOMPSON -- The conviction of Duane Big Eagle Sr. last week on bribery and conspiracy charges led to Wilfred Keeble replacing Big Eagle as Crow Creek tribal chairman on an interim basis. According to Peter Lengkeek, tribal council member, Big Eagle was automatically removed...
August 12, 2011 - 12:10am
October 14, 2010
Noem campaign questions legality of feed, rally
The manager of Kristi Noem's congressional campaign said Democratic campaign feeds planned for today in two tribal locations are illegal, but Democrats denied the allegation. Noem's opponent, Rep.
October 14, 2010 - 8:00am
Crow Creek tribal chairman indicted
FORT THOMPSON -- The Crow Creek Sioux tribal chairman was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of conspiracy and bribery for allegedly taking money intended to ensure certain contractors would rebuild the Crow Creek Tribal School after a 2005 fire. Duane Big Eagle, whose age...
October 14, 2010 - 8:00am