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Rapid City volunteers look to expand bird rehab services
A woman was arrested in Black Hills after abducting her kids
Trump advances Dakota Access Pipeline, but timeline unclear as tribe plans legal action
South Dakota Senate panel approves science instruction bill
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
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With winter storm, area sports schedules become shuffled
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
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Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
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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August 16, 2016
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
July 21, 2016
Girl fatally shot on sidewalk in Pine Ridge Wednesday
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Two men are in custody in the early-morning shooting death of a girl on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Oglala Sioux Tribe spokesman Kevin Steele says the girl was walking on a sidewalk with a friend in the reservation's community of Pine Ridge when she was...
July 21, 2016 - 11:35am
July 5, 2016
Retrofitted bus provides studio for Native American artists
PINE RIDGE (AP) — In this sprawling expanse of South Dakota badlands, dozens of families make ends meet by creating and selling earrings, paintings, decorated feathers, moccasins and other crafts. This community's artists take pride in their work, but challenges abound for their...
July 5, 2016 - 11:40am
June 27, 2016
State Democrats nominate Pine Ridge entrepreneur to PUC
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Democrats have nominated a Pine Ridge entrepreneur to run for a spot on the state's Public Utilities Commission. The nomination of Henry Red Cloud came Saturday during the South Dakota Democratic Party state convention. Red Cloud is the founder and...
June 27, 2016 - 11:43am
June 15, 2016
Man shot by tribal police officer in emergency room dies
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A man shot by a Pine Ridge tribal police officer earlier this month inside a hospital emergency room has died from his injuries. The Rapid City Journal reports that the FBI identified the dead man as Jamie Brave Heart, a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. The shooting...
June 15, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Planned auction of items from reservations raises questions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Tribal leaders are questioning the ethical and legal implications of an auction featuring more than 100 items collected on two Native American reservations, including guns from the site of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre and a ceremonial pipe that belonged to...
June 6, 2016 - 11:55am