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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 27, 2016
Grandmother now also charged in Pine Ridge boy's death
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested and charged the grandmother of a 2-year-old boy who was allegedly killed by his mother due to potty-training issues on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Sonya Dubray, 47, is accused of hindering the investigation...
September 27, 2016 - 11:58am
September 20, 2016
$100K grant to help artisans in Whiteclay sell their work
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Whiteclay, Nebraska is known for its beer sales on the border of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, but a new federal grant could help it become a hub for Native American arts and crafts. The group GROW Nebraska was recently awarded a $100,000 federal...
September 20, 2016 - 10:36am
September 9, 2016
Authorities confirm woman's death may be linked to Whiteclay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a homicide that may be linked to Whiteclay, a Nebraska town that sells millions of cans of beer annually near South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Sheridan County Attorney Jamian Simmons confirmed the investigation Thursday...
September 9, 2016 - 11:39am
August 29, 2016
FBI wants help identifying body found on reservation
PORCUPINE (AP) — The FBI is seeking the public's help identifying a man found dead on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The body of a man is his 30s or 40s was found Aug. 20 in a wooded area in Porcupine. Authorities didn't release details about how he died. The man was about 5-foot-10,...
August 29, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 16, 2016
First suspect in 2015 slaying of man on Pine Ridge sentenced
RAPID CITY (AP) — One of six Pine Ridge men charged in the death of a 30-year-old man a year ago has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison. Twenty-three-year-old Steven Steele earlier had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the July 12, 2015, death of Ferris Brings Plenty....
August 16, 2016 - 12:19pm
Men convicted in reservation metal bar assault lose appeals
PIERRE (AP) — Two men convicted of assaulting another man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with a metal bar have lost their appeals to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Authorities say Wesley Running Shield and Michael Alford in June 2014 used the metal bar to break the...
August 16, 2016 - 12:13pm
Patient: IHS delayed removing dirty sewing needle from foot
PINE RIDGE (AP) — An Oglala Sioux woman says in a federal lawsuit that she's suffered a disabling injury after staff at the Indian Health Service hospital in Pine Ridge waited days to remove a dirty sewing needle lodged in her foot. Karrie Yankton of Pine Ridge is seeking expenses...
August 16, 2016 - 11:45am
Oglala Sioux Tribe members to join pipeline protesters
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Oglala Sioux Tribe members are traveling from their reservation in southwest South Dakota to join a growing protest against the construction of a four-state oil pipeline. Donna Solomon is the tribe's legislative liaison. She says at least two buses and several...
August 16, 2016 - 11:41am
August 15, 2016
Disaster declaration sends repairs, new homes to reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says roughly 200 manufactured homes have been turned over to tribal residents a year after a federal disaster declaration for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. FEMA initiated a permanent housing construction program to address...
August 15, 2016 - 12:51pm
August 11, 2016
Pine Ridge woman pleads not guilty to killing 2-year-old son
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge Indian Reservation woman accused of killing her 2-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges and has been ordered to remain behind bars. Federal authorities allege the son of Katrina Shangreaux, 28, had bruises and bite marks...
August 11, 2016 - 11:37am
August 9, 2016
Pine Ridge boy whose half-brother was killed also slain
A woman from South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is accused of killing her 2-year-old son, a boy whose father is awaiting trial in last year's death of the child's half brother. The son of Katrina Shangreaux, 28, had bruises, bite marks and other injuries, and investigators...
August 9, 2016 - 12:37pm
August 5, 2016
Pine Ridge man pleads not guilty to spitting on officer
PIERRE (AP) — A Pine Ridge man accused of assaulting a federal officer has pleaded not guilty. Twenty-two-year-old Franklin Long Black Cat is accused of spitting on a deputy U.S. marshal in Rapid City on July 1. He faces an assault charge that carries a maximum punishment of up...
August 5, 2016 - 11:54am
August 3, 2016
Authorities probe fatal shooting on Pine Ridge Reservation
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. FBI spokesman Jeff Van Nest tells the Rapid City Journal that Todd Little Bull died after being shot Monday night or Tuesday morning. Authorities did not release...
August 3, 2016 - 10:59am
August 2, 2016
Man gets 17 years in prison in 2015 Pine Ridge murder
RAPID CITY (AP) — A man who admitted to participating in the murder of another man on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sentenced to more than 17 years in prison. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler on Monday announced the sentence against 21-year-old Allen resident Nile Paul...
August 2, 2016 - 10:25am
July 27, 2016
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
The latest move made by the Indian Health Service could help the Rosebud and Pine Ridge hospitals provide quality health care on tribal land. The IHS announced Wednesday a $700,000 contract to the independent nonprofit The Joint Commission to provide accreditation services for IHS...
July 27, 2016 - 4:59pm