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Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
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USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
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Offensive outburst helps Golden Eagles over TDA
Area high school basketball: Poyer leads Blackhawks to 281 Conference tourney title
Nighthawks top Golden Eagle girls
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Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
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Colome man marks 90th birthday
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Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
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OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 25, 2016
Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
(Reuters) - Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same. Under U.S. law, hemp - which comes from the same family of plants that produce...
October 25, 2016 - 12:42pm
September 30, 2016
Congress OKs commission to study Native children's programs
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A commission would identify the complex challenges facing Native American children across the country and recommend improvements to programs serving that population under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the president. The U.S. Senate gave final...
September 30, 2016 - 11:13am
September 29, 2016
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Imagine a scenario today in which the federal government, with no due process, forcibly removes children of a specific race from their homes...
September 29, 2016 - 10:04am
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