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Photos from Kids Ice fishing at Cabela's Pond
Photos from NAIFC qualifier at Lake Mitchell
Essigs honored for volunteerism
Yankton effort seeks $7 million for Boys & Girls Club
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Hockey briefs: Marlin girls split with Watertown
Monday's sports schedule
Area high school basketball roundup: Huskies edge WiLdKats in 60-58 boys game
College basketball: SDSU men beat ORU
Mitchell Christian teams fall over weekend
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
May L. Bely
Don B. Boyd
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
LETTER: Sand, don't salt, the roads
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
WILTZ: A little southern swing
crow creek sioux tribe
May 13, 2014
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...
news / state
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...
news / state
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 of conspiracy to bribe tribal officials and one count of bribery. Big Eagle took payments from a contractor hired to build on the reservation,...
news / state / crime
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...
opinion / business / state
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...
news / crime
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.
news / state / politics
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...
news / local / state / crime
October 14, 2010 - 8:00am