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Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
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Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
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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
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