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Governor’s budget recommendations will reflect a slow and steady growth
Supreme Court: DNA evidence lacks for new trial
Hospital, SD settle over improper Medicaid claims
South Dakota man gets 30 years in daughter's death
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
Interstate Information Centers open this weekend
Activities planned for National Travel & Tourism Week
SoS Gant Announces New Online Certificate of Good Standing
Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launches online medication aide program
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
GUEBERT: Irony, coincidence, or just politics?
Winter weather slows harvest across South Dakota
Weather, pinch on supplies drive cattle prices up
Farmland values hold steady in US Plains
Tiger men pull away from Chargers
Howard lands five on 9A all-state list
Annual Turkey Trot Road Race is Thursday
Charger defense pesters Tigers in conference loss
Waddell sets four state records at Arena Grand Prix
Area couple hold dual celebration
Mitchell woman celebrates 75th
Spencer man celebrates 90 years
Dec. 14 wedding planned by couple
Vogel celebrates 85th birthday
Ethelyn Alexis Antelope
LETTER: People are the root cause of Earth's problems
LETTER: Make feelings known on mowing dates
LETTER: City should use Happy Chef building
LETTER: Keystone XL best choice for big picture
LETTER: President's attire in China was offensive
National ice fishing tourney coming to Mitchell
GF&P, others fund new game production area in Moody County
Happy (water) trails to you
Hunting lodge being rebuilt
GFP wants to rebuild deer herds by allowing hunters fewer does
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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