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School board to take initial look at budget proposal
County board to hear reports
Council will meet to set malt beverage hearing
DWU Commencement, baccalaureate services announced
Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital after 'successful' surgery
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
Sanford to detail its extensive medical research at Vatican conference
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Tiger baseball falls to Red Raiders
Area baseball roundup: Howard goes 3-1 in Northville
MVP's Walz claims two races at Ipswich
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Roger A. Sorensen
Lilas I. Schmucker
Donald W. Schimmel
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER: A defense of the NRA
LETTER: 'Big Wind' is moving into South Dakota
LETTER: Voting is a right worth exercising
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
May 7, 2017
South Dakota college gives renovated hillside Lakota name
SPEARFISH (AP) — University officials at a college in western South Dakota have named a renovated hillside on campus "Oyate Wicaka Wita," a Lakota name meaning "People or Nation Gathering Place." The Black Hills Pioneer reported that Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson...
May 7, 2017 - 2:34pm
March 18, 2016
In effort to preserve language, website posts news in Lakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A new website created with a primarily Native American audience in mind is posting news, features, sports and weather entirely in Lakota — the first of its kind to do so — in an attempt to help preserve a language that after forced assimilation policies is...
March 18, 2016 - 5:53pm
September 30, 2015
SD officials, inmates group adjust ceremonial tobacco policy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Attorneys for the South Dakota Department of Corrections and an organization of Native American inmates have agreed to some policy changes making it easier to get tobacco into the state penitentiary for inmates practicing Lakota religious ceremonies. U.S...
September 30, 2015 - 12:28pm
July 13, 2015
Archeology awareness at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
July 13, 2015 - 2:27pm
May 8, 2015
South Dakota board recommending Lakota name for Harney Peak
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is recommending a Lakota name for Harney Peak in the Black Hills National Forest. The Rapid City Journal reports that the public will be given 30 days to comment on the recommended name "Hinhan Kaga." It's believed...
May 8, 2015 - 6:23pm
January 5, 2015
SD native, author Steve Linstrom to speak at Heritage Center
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota native and author of two historical fictional novels will be speaking at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre this month. Steve Linstrom will address the process he followed to write "The Last Ram" and "The Murder Trial of the Last Lakota Warrior"...
January 5, 2015 - 12:56am
November 25, 2013
PBS documentary features 3 young Lakota
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A documentary that was scheduled to debut Monday on PBS follows three young Lakota tribal members and their political awakening in 2006 when the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation was caught in the abortion debate. "Young Lakota" focuses on...
November 25, 2013 - 3:38pm
July 27, 2013
Mitchell man fights for Lakota language
Among a mass of textbooks and unfinished paintings, Lyle Miller is waging a fight to regain his culture and return the Lakota language to reservations....
July 27, 2013 - 9:01am
January 28, 2013
View of organ donation shifting in Lakota culture
PIERRE -- Jerry Clown knows that asking for help can be difficult when it means asking someone to make a sacrifice on your behalf. In Clown's case, that sacrifice is the donation of a healthy kidney. A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Clown was diagnosed with a...
January 28, 2013 - 6:43am
January 18, 2013
Indian Village to host Lakota Winter Games
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village welcomes Smithsonian presenter Mike Marshall at 1 p.m. Saturday for a presentation of Lakota Winter Games. He will teach attendees the games his ancestors played during the long, cold winter months of the Northern Plains. A member...
January 18, 2013 - 7:18am
January 9, 2013
Lakota immersion day care gets $4K grant
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- A Lakota language immersion childcare program on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $4,000 grant. The Lakota Immersion Childcare is a full-immersion language initiative for infants and toddlers. It started in November with a small cohort of children...
January 9, 2013 - 5:26pm
December 20, 2012
Red Cloud Indian School wins Lakota Language Bowl
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Students from a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have won this year's Language Bowl that is part of the Lakota Nation Invitational. The students from the Red Cloud Indian School beat out the other teams to win the bowl, which focuses on the use of the...
December 20, 2012 - 4:41pm
November 21, 2012
Program at tribal college teaches Lakota language
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Tom Red Bird is 61 years old and he eats macaroni and cheese with Elmer's Glue on his fingers, just like a 3-year-old. ...
November 21, 2012 - 8:12am
October 2, 2012
Lakota author to lead bow-making workshop in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is hosting a Lakota bow-making workshop and presentation for students and the public next week. Rosebud Sioux author and speaker Joseph M. Marshall III will present a workshop titled "Life Lesson of the Bow" at the...
October 2, 2012 - 8:30am
September 4, 2012
ND National Guard dedicates Lakota helicopters
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota Army National Guard has joined federal, state and tribal leaders to dedicate the Guard's newest Lakota helicopters. Two Lakota helicopters were dedicated during a ceremony Tuesday at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. A Native...
September 4, 2012 - 2:16pm