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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
September 16, 2016
USD trying to attract more Native Americans to law school
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The University of South Dakota has joined an initiative that is trying to attract more Native Americans to law school. The university in Vermillion is now part of the the Pipeline to Law Initiative, which encourages Native Americans to pursue a law degree, providing...
September 16, 2016 - 10:54am
April 30, 2016
OPINION: The RESPECT Act
It is hard to believe that in 2016, our Native American neighbors and friends are still legally subject to a number of hateful and paternalistic federal laws. Unfortunately, that's the case, but I am working to reverse a list of historic wrongs against Native American citizens brought...
April 30, 2016 - 9:47am
April 13, 2016
Woonsocket Redmen no more: School district co-ops final sport
WOONSOCKET — The days of the Woonsocket Redmen are over. The Woonsocket School Board unanimously voted to enter a co-operative agreement...
April 13, 2016 - 1:03am
February 12, 2016
Your assumptions about Native Americans and alcohol are wrong
That widely held assumption that Native Americans drink way more than other groups?Not really accurate, according to a study published this week in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers found that Native Americans are more likely than white counterparts to abstain from...
February 12, 2016 - 6:15pm
February 4, 2016
OUR VIEW: Action should have been quicker on IHS issues
Why does it take "a state of emergency" for some problems to garner the attention they deserve? This seems to be the case with Indian Health Service hospitals, which treat American Indians in four Great Plains states, including the Dakotas, Iowa and Nebraska. The Great Plains Area...
February 4, 2016 - 4:59pm
October 13, 2015
Cancer program focused on Natives gets Ralph Lauren donation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A program that for years has worked to improve cancer cure rates and treatment among South Dakota's Native American population is getting some help from the fashion industry. The Walking Forward program managed by Avera Health has been awarded a $50,000 donation...
October 13, 2015 - 11:29am
October 12, 2015
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they revive a movement to change the name of the holiday to celebrate the history and contributions of indigenous cultures around the country. As the U.S. observes Columbus Day...
October 12, 2015 - 12:28pm
Brendan Johnson plans to work with tribes in law firm job
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Brendan Johnson returns to private practice in a job he says will build on what he did during his 5 1/2 years as U.S. attorney for South Dakota. He left that position Wednesday to open a Sioux Falls office for the Minneapolis-based law firm Robins Kaplan...
March 12, 2015 - 4:46pm
February 20, 2015
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Avera Health will now handle a research program that for years has worked to improve cancer cure rates and treatment among South Dakota's Native American population through access to clinical trials, palliative care and screening for colorectal, cervical, breast...
February 20, 2015 - 5:13pm
Pine Ridge tribal president asks for US civil rights probe
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The tribal president from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has asked for a federal civil rights investigation into reported harassment of Native American students at a hockey game at the Rapid City Civic Center. Oglala Sioux Tribe President John Yellow Bird...
February 20, 2015 - 3:03pm
February 12, 2015
Racial tensions mount in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City's Human Relations Commission is trying to get a handle on mounting racial tensions in the community, as American Indians raise concerns about safety. Former Oglala Sioux Tribal President Bryan Brewer said he doesn't think the city and commission...
February 12, 2015 - 10:14am
November 18, 2014
Akta Lakota Museum to hold book signing
CHAMBERLAIN — Award-winning American Indian author and illustrator Donald F. Montileaux will sign copies of his new book from 1 to 3 p.m....
November 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
Prehistoric Indian Village having temporary exhibit on Lakota, Nakota, Dakota
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village is having a temporary exhibit from the South Dakota Historical Society beginning June 12 on the art of the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota peoples. The Dakota, Nakota and Lakota of South Dakota have a long history of creating beautiful works of art....
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Controversial painting covered at SD Capitol
Below is an excerpt from "The South Dakota State Capitol: The First Century," by Marshall Damgaard When William Janklow returned to the Governor's Office in 1995, he inherited a long-festering controversy concerning the painting on the west wall of the Governor's Reception Room. Edwin...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
Gov. Daugaard names Steve Emery as secretary of tribal relations
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that he will appoint Steve Emery as secretary of tribal relations. "As a judge for several tribes, Steve Emery has earned the trust of tribal leaders and tribal members," said the governor. "I'm excited that he has agreed to join...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm