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Mitchell Parks Dept. master plan gets go-ahead from council
Record warm streak set to snap
Senators cool toward meat labeling changes
Concert of love songs planned for Sunday at DWU
Two MHS students qualify for national debate tournament
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Tigers end Golden Eagles' campaign in 8B playoffs
Yankton girls edge Kernels
Bucks knock down Kernels
Area basketball roundup: Hawks squeak past Huskies in District 8B opener
Monster on the mat: Chamberlain's Hutmacher after state title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Pauline C. (Rowe) Fogarty
Marvis Jean Godber
Hazel F. Wipf
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
DAUGAARD: Steps forward in mental health
ROZUM: Here comes crossover day
GRAVES: The sweets bring a sparkle to the eye
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 15, 2017
Lower Brule man sentenced for altercation with law enforcement
LOWER BRULE — A Lower Brule man was sentenced to 10 months in jail after a March altercation with a law enforcement officer. On March 19,...
January 15, 2017 - 4:10pm
December 7, 2016
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
PIERRE (AP) — A Native American tribe in South Dakota misspent or couldn't account for roughly $1.4 million in federal funds for a rural water system, including thousands of dollars paid to officials for meetings they didn't attend and money spent on a backhoe that couldn't be...
December 7, 2016 - 5:02pm
September 23, 2016
Feds send land buy-back offers to nearly 4K in Lower Brule
LOWER BRULE (AP) — The federal government says it has sent purchase offers to nearly 4,000 landowners who have parcels on the Lower Brule Indian Reservation as part its effort to help tribal governments consolidate land. The Interior Department says the offers sent to landowners...
September 23, 2016 - 11:01am
August 18, 2016
Lower Brule man charged with assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer
A Lower Brule man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer. Jade LaRoche, 36, was indicted on July 19. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on Monday and pleaded not guilty. The maximum penalty upon conviction...
August 18, 2016 - 10:34am
March 25, 2016
Tribal members to march to raise awareness about meth abuse
LOWER BRULE (AP) — A group of members of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe plan to march next week in an effort to raise awareness about methamphetamine abuse in their community. KCCR-AM reports the 3-mile march is planned for Monday afternoon on the reservation in central South Dakota....
March 25, 2016 - 5:17pm
March 24, 2016
Watchdog: Lower Brule misspent about $937K in federal funds
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The finances of a Native American tribe in central South Dakota have been under the scrutiny of at least three government agencies, according to its response to a federal watchdog's report Wednesday that said tribal officials misspent part of nearly $2.7 million...
March 24, 2016 - 11:50am
March 10, 2016
Lower Brule expanding conservation efforts with StrikeForce
LOWER BRULE—The hills in the Lower Brule Reservation are dotted with eastern red cedar trees—but not for much longer. Through the...
March 10, 2016 - 10:25am
October 28, 2015
Area high school football playoffs roundup: Cowboys cruise past Sioux
COLOME — The Colome Cowboys opened the football playoffs with a blowout victory over visiting Lower Brule Tuesday, topping the Sioux, 54-0. The...
October 28, 2015 - 12:27am
October 8, 2015
Grip tightened on federal funds distributed to Lower Brule
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Bureau of Indian Affairs is changing the way it sends money to South Dakota's Lower Brule Sioux Tribe amid allegations of financial mismanagement by the tribe in recent years. The BIA said in a letter to the tribe that it plans to distribute money for...
October 8, 2015 - 2:48pm
September 21, 2015
Woman sentenced in Lower Brule stabbing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A 33-year-old Lower Brule woman has been sentenced to 2 years, 8 months in prison on a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily injury related to a stabbing in October. Acting United States Attorney Randolph Seiler says Leaf Colette Byington was indicted...
September 21, 2015 - 12:39pm
July 18, 2015
Rural church weathers storms, changing demographics
LOWER BRULE (AP) — The wind blew a hundred miles an hour that night, or thereabouts. It tore two shutters and some trim off the church. So...
July 18, 2015 - 3:12pm
May 20, 2015
Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assaulting Girlfriend
Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Lower Brule man convicted of assault resulting in substantial bodily injury to a dating or intimate partner was sentenced on May 12 by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Vincent Battese, 28, was sentenced to...
May 20, 2015 - 8:39am
May 5, 2015
Lower Brule Sioux leadership dispute moves to tribal court
PIERRE (AP) — A Lower Brule Sioux Tribe official who took over for the late Chairman Michael Jandreau should be ordered to stop acting as the...
May 5, 2015 - 1:22pm
April 27, 2015
Lower Brule Sioux leader asks feds to freeze funds to tribe
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The acting chairman of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe has asked the Department of the Interior to suspend transfers of federal funds to the tribe and investigate previous allegations of misdirected federal money. Kevin Wright said Friday he sent a letter this...
April 27, 2015 - 9:46am
April 24, 2015
Lower Brule Sioux leader asks feds to freeze funds to tribe
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Lower Brule Sioux tribal official acting as chairman says he has asked the Department of the Interior to freeze transfers of federal funds to the tribe and investigate previous allegations of misdirected federal money. Acting Chairman Kevin Wright said...
April 24, 2015 - 4:20pm