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You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
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Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
March 9, 2015
Bill to protect Russell Means' legacy before Senate
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota "Right of Publicity" bill designed to protect the legacy of the late Native American activist Russell Means needs a Senate vote in the final week of the legislative session if it is to become law. The measure, backed by Republican Rep. Elizabeth...
March 9, 2015 - 1:51pm
June 23, 2014
Widow of Indian activist Means files suit against clinics
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The widow of Native American activist Russell Means has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors in New Mexico of overlooking his esophageal cancer. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Monday that the lawsuit by Pearl Means in state District Court in Las Vegas,...
June 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
October 27, 2012
WOSTER: Others caught light from Means' spotlight
I'd heard of Russell Means, of course, before the spring of 1972 when I first saw him speak at a public meeting in Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge. ...
October 27, 2012 - 6:50am
October 26, 2012
Russell Means' ashes spread in Black Hills during a private ceremony
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The ashes of Russell Means were scattered in a private ceremony in western South Dakota's Black Hills, a day after the former American Indian Movement activist was remembered in a ceremony on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday...
October 26, 2012 - 7:27am
October 23, 2012
4 services planned for former AIM activist Means
KYLE (AP) -- Family members of Russell Means are planning four services to honor the former American Indian Movement activist. Means, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, died at his home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Monday. He was 72. The first ceremony to honor Means...
October 23, 2012 - 11:43am
Means took fight from Wounded Knee to ND's Fighting Sioux arena
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 23, 2012 - 7:16am
June 27, 2012
Oglala Sioux Tribe honors Russell Means
OGLALA (AP) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe in South Dakota is honoring former American Indian Movement leader Russell Means. Means is a member of the tribe and gained national fame in the 1970s for his political activism related to the American Indian Movement. He helped lead the 71-day...
June 27, 2012 - 10:46am
January 13, 2012
Means, healthy after cancer, sad to lose Janklow after 50-year association
They were young men once, nearly 50 years ago. They worked in a tourist trap, putting in long hours, playing and learning all the while as they dreamed of bigger lives. And when that happened for both of them, they were on opposite sides. But through it all, Bill Janklow and Russell...
January 13, 2012 - 9:38am
November 9, 2011
GIAGO: Janklow, Means careened along parallel paths
I find it ironic that two adversaries, two domineering personalities that clashed over a number of years, have both been diagnosed with cancer. Several...
November 9, 2011 - 8:42pm
October 21, 2011
Russell Means says he's beating throat cancer
Activist credits radiation, Indian teas and prayers with helping him recover By TOM LAWRENCE The Daily Republic American Indian activist Russell Means says he has cancer on the run and is more than 80 percent recovered. "I'm going to defeat this death sentence," he said Thursday....
October 21, 2011 - 6:12am
October 11, 2011
GIAGO: Through it all, Russell Means has been leader and enigma
As I look back on my life from the pinnacle of the seventh decade, my reflections turn to the life of Russell Means. He is suffering from incurable...
October 11, 2011 - 12:41am
August 18, 2011
American Indian activist Russell Means battling cancer
PORCUPINE(AP) -- An American Indian activist who says he has survived nine assassination attempts is now battling throat cancer. Former American Indian Movement leader Russell Means tells the media that doctors have told him the cancer is too advanced for surgery. He says he would...
August 18, 2011 - 11:25am