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Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
348th Ave. bridge over I-90 closed after damage from over-height vehicle
Avera facilities to merge in Salem
Aeronautics panel approves grants for variety of airports
A mother's response to the health-care debate: Her 3-year-old son's $231,000 hospital bill
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
December 20, 2016
Woman pleads not guilty in slaying on Pine Ridge Reservation
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman accused of concealing information in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Reservation has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-year-old Tiffanee Garnier is accused of having knowledge of the slaying of Vincent Brewer III on Oct. 16 and not reporting it to...
December 20, 2016 - 10:22am
Air Force vet Meersman named Pine Ridge Hospital CEO
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Indian Health Service says a new CEO has joined an embattled government-run hospital on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Mark Meersman will be responsible for managing all administrative and health care activities at Pine Ridge Hospital. His appointment...
December 20, 2016 - 10:17am
December 19, 2016
Man accused in reservation slaying pleads not guilty
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Colorado man accused of killing a woman on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in September has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-four-year-old Orlando de Macias is charged with second-degree murder in the Sept. 29 death of 34-year-old Annie Colhoff. Authorities...
December 19, 2016 - 11:03am
Volunteer group helps stranded drivers on reservations
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The temperature was around zero when Rish Little Moon's vehicle slid off an icy road and into a snowdrift about two miles away from her home on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She considered walking along the road in pitch-dark conditions, but...
December 19, 2016 - 10:56am
December 17, 2016
Embattled reservation hospital fails inspection again
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An embattled government-run hospital whose leadership had promised to significantly improve its operation has again been found in violation of quality-of-care standards. The Indian Health Service, which administers the hospital on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian...
December 17, 2016 - 10:11am
December 12, 2016
Federal authorities seeking suspect in reservation slaying
PINE RIDGE (AP) - Federal authorities are searching for a suspect in a slaying on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Twenty-six-year-old Thomas Brewer is wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder in the shooting death of Shawn Stevens in the town of Pine Ridge. Stevens was...
December 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Pine Ridge to try to help reservation's malnourished kids
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Tribal officials and residents are forming a committee to combat child abuse after two malnourished toddlers were found last month on the Pine Ridge reservation. Around 50 people participated in a discussion held by businesswoman Patty Pourier on how citizens can...
December 12, 2016 - 10:43am
December 8, 2016
Federal charges filed in 2 fatal shooting on Pine Ridge
RAPID CITY (AP) — Federal authorities have announced charges against three people stemming from two fatal shootings on the Pine Ridge reservation. The Rapid City Journal reports a 36-year-old Colorado man is charged with second-degree murder in the Sept. 29 death of 34-year-old...
December 8, 2016 - 11:04am
November 30, 2016
2 malnourished girls found on South Dakota reservation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Seven people are facing federal charges after law enforcement authorities on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation discovered two children so severely malnourished that a pediatrician later compared them to prisoners of World War II concentration camps....
November 30, 2016 - 10:32am
November 29, 2016
Suspect pleads not guilty in death of Pine Ridge teen girl
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A 27-year-old Pine Ridge man has pleaded not guilty in the July 20 shooting death of a teenage girl in the reservation town. The Rapid City Journal reports that James Dowty is charged in federal court with second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Te'Ca...
November 29, 2016 - 11:05am
November 10, 2016
Members of the Oglala Sioux tribe elect a new leader
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Members of the Oglala Sioux tribe have elected a new leader. Unofficial returns from Tuesday's election show challenger Troy "Scott" Weston easily defeating incumbent President John Yellow Bird Steele. Weston received 66 percent of the nearly 3,600 votes cast....
November 10, 2016 - 11:22am
November 2, 2016
Man gets 7 years for robbing women at gunpoint
PINE RIDGE -- A 23-year-old Batesland man has been given 7 years in prison for robbing two women at gunpoint on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the summer of 2015. Jeremy Crow’s conviction stems from Crow and another individual using a firearm to rob two females of personal...
November 2, 2016 - 5:05pm
Man who beat another to death with a machete, stick and cinder block gets 14 years
PINE RIDGE -- A 20-year-old Pine Ridge man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on a second degree murder conviction for killing another man in the summer of 2015 in a severe beating, including hitting the victim’s head with a machete. Jerome Warrier will also be on three years...
November 2, 2016 - 5:02pm
October 27, 2016
County won't move early voting center outside Pine Ridge
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Oglala Lakota County Commission has decided to keep an early voting center outside the village of Pine Ridge on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The state Democratic Party and tribal officials had asked county and state officials to consider relocating the...
October 27, 2016 - 10:56am
South Dakota chef revitalizing Native American cuisine
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sean Sherman is working to help Native Americans reclaim their identity one meal at a time. The chef, an Oglala Lakota born on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, embarked on a journey almost a decade ago to revitalize the gastronomy of his culture...
October 27, 2016 - 10:51am