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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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