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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
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Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
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McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
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Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
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Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
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
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
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OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
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MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
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November 2, 2016
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
October 25, 2016
Pine Ridge man sentenced to 14 years in 2015 slaying
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Pine Ridge man has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for his role in the slaying of a 30-year-old man last year. Twenty-year-old Jerome Warrior pleaded guilty last July to murder in the July 12, 2015, death of Ferris Brings Plenty on the Pine Ridge...
October 25, 2016 - 10:57am
October 19, 2016
Oglala Sioux look to boost safety after string of homicides
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Oglala Sioux officials have identified a man fatally shot during a basketball tournament on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and they're taking steps to boost safety after a string of homicides. Tribal authorities tell the Rapid City Journal that several unidentified...
October 19, 2016 - 8:29am
October 18, 2016
Man dead in weekend shooting at Pine Ridge hoops tourney
PINE RIDGE (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man during a basketball tournament on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. KEVN-TV reports that the FBI confirms it's investigating the Sunday incident near the SuAnn Big Crow Center in Pine Ridge but isn't releasing...
October 18, 2016 - 8:25am
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 7, 2016
Oglala Sioux spokesman: 4 dead in Pine Ridge duplex blast
PINE RIDGE (AP) — At least four people are dead after an apparent gas explosion at a duplex on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Tribal Councilman Richard Greenwald tells the Rapid City Journal that an elderly man and woman and two young women were killed in the...
October 7, 2016 - 10:51am
Pine Ridge judges fired over custody case of slain toddler
PINE RIDGE (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has fired three tribal judges involved in giving custody of a 2-year-old boy to a mother who is now accused of killing him. The Rapid City Journal reports that the council voted in a special session Monday to remove the judges, all...
October 7, 2016 - 10:42am
October 5, 2016
Second suspect sentenced in Pine Ridge Reservation slaying
RAPID CITY (AP) — Another of the six Pine Ridge men charged in the killing of a 30-year-old man last year has been sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison. Terry Goings III earlier had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the July 12, 2015, death of Ferris Brings Plenty. He was...
October 5, 2016 - 11:24am
October 1, 2016
Pine Ridge woman pleads not guilty in child death case
PIERRE (AP) — A Pine Ridge woman accused of causing the death of a child through abuse and neglect has pleaded not guilty. Thirty-one-year-old Mona Goggleye is charged in federal court with child abuse and neglect and involuntary manslaughter. She faces up to 15 years in prison...
October 1, 2016 - 10:39am
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