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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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
April 16, 2015
Lower Brule council meeting erupts when chairman declared
LOWER BRULE (AP) — The political divisions that have split some members of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe showed through Wednesday when the first tribal council meeting since the death of former Chairman Michael Jandreau ended in chaos. More than 60 people gathered for the meeting...
April 16, 2015 - 11:56am
April 13, 2015
Lower Brule man sent to federal prison for attack on woman
PIERRE (AP) — A Lower Brule man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for an attack on a woman that authorities say left her begging for her life. Thirty-seven-year-old Cameron LaRoche was accused of attacking the woman after drinking at a relative's house last August....
April 13, 2015 - 1:55pm