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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
DWU football game moved to Sunday at DakotaDome
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Lori Jean Will
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
Oglala Sioux Tribe
September 4, 2017
Pine Ridge woman accused of trying to fire at police
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Authorities in Pine Ridge say a woman suspected of stealing a vehicle faces charges of assaulting officers after she allegedly...
September 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 11, 2017
Oglala Sioux official pleads not guilty to embezzlement
PIERRE (AP) — An official accused of stealing from the Oglala Sioux tribe has pleaded not guilty. Fifty-seven-year-old Charles Cummings, of Martin, faces theft and embezzlement charges in federal court. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says Cummings entered his plea late last week....
July 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 5, 2017
Tribe planning extradition agreement with outside police
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Oglala Sioux Tribe officials hope a mutual-aid agreement between the tribe and outside authorities could help curb violent crime in South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reported that tribal leaders have met with officials from the Pennington County Sheriff's Office...
June 5, 2017 - 2:56pm
October 12, 2016
Authorities ID 4 victims of Pine Ridge duplex gas explosion
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Authorities have identified four people killed in a duplex explosion on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Oglala Sioux tribe identified the victims as 78-year-old Raymond Eagle Elk and his 74-year-old wife, Oletha Mousseau, 23-year-old Samantha Tobacco and...
October 12, 2016 - 9:23am
October 5, 2015
Oglala Sioux Tribe receives $400K for suicide prevention
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Administration for Native Americans has awarded a $400,000 emergency grant to the Oglala Sioux Tribe to pay for activities and programs designed to prevent youth suicides on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Kevin Yellow Bird Steele, a spokesman for the...
October 5, 2015 - 12:50pm
September 17, 2015
Feds to pay $940M to settle claims over tribal contracts
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Obama administration has agreed to pay a group of Native American tribes nearly $1 billion to settle a decades-old claim that they weren't adequately compensated as they managed law enforcement, education and other federal services on reservations. Interior...
September 17, 2015 - 11:03am
May 7, 2015
Judge refuses to dismiss Jackson County voting rights case
RAPID CITY (AP) — A voting rights lawsuit filed last year by four Oglala Sioux tribal members against Jackson County will be allowed to proceed following a ruling by a federal judge. County officials had asked U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier to dismiss the lawsuit, but she...
May 7, 2015 - 2:52pm
May 5, 2015
Dream of tribal national park in South Dakota crumbling
RAPID CITY (AP) — An effort to create the nation's first tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota has degenerated into a bureaucratic standoff. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the National Park Service have worked for years on a plan to turn the South Unit of Badlands National...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50am
DOJ asks judge to not dismiss voting rights suit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a federal judge in South Dakota to not dismiss a lawsuit that tribal members filed against Jackson County in which they claim the county doesn't give equal voting access to Native American voters. After the November...
January 5, 2015 - 12:49am
Yellow Bird Steele elected leader of Oglala Sioux
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The new leader of the Oglala Sioux tribe is no stranger to the position. The Rapid City Journal reports that residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Tuesday elected John Yellow Bird Steele as chairman for the next two years. Yellow Bird Steele...
November 5, 2014 - 6:52am
November 4, 2014
Cleanup wrapping up at bombing range on Pine Ridge rez
KYLE (AP) — Seventy-two years after the military began using the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for target practice, the federal government is nearly finished cleaning up a dangerous section of the mess left behind. The Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting Wednesday...
November 4, 2014 - 2:32pm
September 10, 2014
Tribe: Pine Ridge Reservation short police
RAPID CITY (AP) — An Oglala Sioux tribal official says there is a shortage of police officers on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Isaac Last Horse, chairman of the tribe's board of trustees, says a full contingent of officers would be 51 but the police department has just...
September 10, 2014 - 1:05pm
August 27, 2014
Former Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer indicted for improper stun gun use
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Oglala Sioux Tribe police officer accused of improperly using a stun gun. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 32-year-old Rebecca M. Sotherland was indicted Tuesday on charges of deprivation of rights under color of...
August 27, 2014 - 11:03pm
July 1, 2014
Oglala leader defends himself against allegations
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Suspended Oglala Sioux President Bryan Brewer says allegations against him are unfounded. The Tribal Council suspended Brewer last week following allegations that he acted without the council's approval on two occasions and mishandled a $5,000 check.
July 1, 2014 - 9:38am
December 20, 2013
National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands
RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early...
December 20, 2013 - 2:33pm