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State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
Mother, missing children could be in Black Hills
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
Bill offered to overhaul initiative requirements, start date
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
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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 12, 2014
Hearing to address changes to Oglala Sioux Tribe's gaming compact
PINE RIDGE (AP) — An upcoming public hearing will address proposed changes to the gaming compact between the state of South Dakota and the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The hearing scheduled for Thursday at the Prairie Wind Casino will focus on the proposed compact that would allow the...
October 12, 2014 - 10:35pm
July 18, 2014
Oglala president Brewer avoids impeachment
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has voted to not impeach President Bryan Brewer after he was suspended last month over allegations that he acted without the council's approval on two occasions and mishandled a $5,000 check. KOTA-TV reports that council members...
July 18, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 13, 2014
Judges hear arguments on temporary Powertech stay
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A company proposing a uranium mine near Edgemont needs better studies to ensure that its operations won't hurt cultural and historic sites in the Black Hills, an attorney representing the Oglala Sioux Tribe said Tuesday. Three administrative judges of the...
May 13, 2014 - 10:57pm
April 23, 2014
Oglala tribe invokes treaties against new uranium mine
PIERRE (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe in southwestern South Dakota is invoking federal treaties and international agreements in protest of a proposed uranium mine in the western part of the state. Tribal president Bryan Brewer is demanding protection from the federal government...
April 23, 2014 - 6:41pm
April 16, 2014
Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute
Ranchers want judge to block Oglala Sioux Tribe from cancelling grazing leases, condemning land as tribe plans buffalo herd at Badlands.
April 16, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 3, 2014
Oglala Sioux Tribe gets grant to fix sewer system
HURON (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe has been awarded a $30,000 federal grant to fix sewer system problems. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced the grant for the residents of Red Shirt located on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Officials say the proposed...
April 3, 2014 - 9:01pm
December 16, 2013
Oglala Sioux back away from bison reserve plan
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has backed away from a plan to force cattle ranchers from their leased lands for a 100,000-acre bison reserve in the South Unit of Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota. Ranchers had criticized a June ordinance...
December 16, 2013 - 1:55pm
August 28, 2012
USDA, Oglala Sioux Tribe dedicate new building
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Oglala Sioux Tribe have dedicated a new building on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to help the tribe's housing authority. The new 13,500-square-foot building will house the administration offices for...
August 28, 2012 - 9:21am
August 23, 2012
Whiteclay activists to gather at Nebraska Capitol
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Activists who oppose beer sales in Whiteclay are planning a new effort to draw attention to the Nebraska town, which borders a South Dakota Indian reservation where alcohol is banned. The group has scheduled a rally Thursday at noon outside the Nebraska Cap...
August 23, 2012 - 10:16am
July 31, 2012
Oglala Sioux Tribe to get trailers
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe says it has received notice that the federal government will provide temporary and permanent trailers for families recently displaced from their homes because of storm damage. Tribal spokeswoman Donna Salomon says in a news release that...
July 31, 2012 - 6:49am
July 25, 2012
OST says storm damages nearly 20 homes, declares state of emergency
OGLALA (AP) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared a state of emergency after several homes were damaged or destroyed during a weekend storm. President John Yellow Bird Steele is calling on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide financial assistance to the tribal...
July 25, 2012 - 4:13pm
July 19, 2012
Oglala Sioux Tribe declares drought emergency
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared a drought emergency for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota. President John Yellow Bird Steele says record heat and a lack of rain are a threat to public health and property and the reservation's...
July 19, 2012 - 3:23pm
April 26, 2012
Oglala tribe a step closer to managing tribal national park in Badlands
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The National Park Service and the Interior Department has announced the release of the final version of a general management...
April 26, 2012 - 12:23pm
April 19, 2012
Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks new FBI investigations into reservation deaths
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Members of an American Indian tribe in western South Dakota are asking federal officials to reopen and re-investigate approximately 75 deaths on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation they say were insufficiently investigated and prosecuted. Oglala Sioux Vice President...
April 19, 2012 - 10:19am
February 8, 2012
IRS auditing Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service is auditing the Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, a move that tribal officials fear could impact assistance given to impoverished members. The IRS is requesting among other information documents detailing money given to tribal members...
February 8, 2012 - 11:45am