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Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 16, 2016
Dakota Access pipeline owners sue North Dakota protesters
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Developers of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline sued in federal court Monday to stop protesters near an American Indian reservation in North Dakota from interfering with the project, alleging the safety of workers and law enforcement is at risk. Dakota...
August 16, 2016 - 11:40am
August 13, 2016
In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens
NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Chekota American Horse and his 8-month-old son traveled a few miles from their home on the nearby Sioux reservation to join the growing protest against a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that's going into the ground fast. Mekasi Horinek,...
August 13, 2016 - 10:14am
August 11, 2016
Standing Rock man pleads not guilty to sexual abuse charges
PIERRE (AP) — A Standing Rock Indian Reservation man accused of having sex with a person incapable of giving consent has pleaded not guilty in federal court to sexual abuse-related charges. Authorities allege that 18-year-old Brian Thunder Shield, of McLaughlin, had sex and attempted...
August 11, 2016 - 11:40am
July 31, 2016
BIA officers get traffic enforcement powers on Standing Rock
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs police officers on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation have been granted authority to fine non-tribal members for traffic offenses. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe granted BIA officers enforcement powers beginning Monday on the...
July 31, 2016 - 12:38pm
June 24, 2016
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe expanding sales tax collections
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is expanding sales tax collections on the reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border. The tribe has tax commissions in both states. The commission on the South Dakota side has long collected a sales tax....
June 24, 2016 - 12:10pm
May 23, 2016
Woman pleads not guilty to beating man with coffee mug
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman accused of beating a man with a coffee mug is facing two charges in federal court. Vanessa Taylor, of Fort Yates, has pleaded not guilty to assault with intent to commit murder and assault with a dangerous weapon. Authorities say the incident happened...
May 23, 2016 - 12:43pm
May 11, 2016
Little Eagle man sentenced for stabbing on Standing Rock
PIERRE (AP) — A Little Eagle man has been sentenced to two years and four months in prison for a stabbing a victim several times with a steak knife on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Authorities say 19-year-old Dace Bobtail Bear was sentenced on Monday. He pleaded guilty to...
May 11, 2016 - 12:53pm
April 22, 2016
Standing Rock begins re-entry program for ex-prisoners
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A cultural and spiritual program meant to lower recidivism rates at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation by partnering successfully reintegrated ex-convicts with recently released offenders kicked off Friday on the community that straddles the North Dakota and...
April 22, 2016 - 5:25pm
Standing Rock member competing for Miss Indian World title
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is competing against 23 other contestants for the Miss Indian World title. Danielle Ta'Sheena Finn, 25, will compete next week at the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Bismarck Tribune reported....
April 22, 2016 - 12:26pm
6 dead bald eagles found on Standing Rock reservation
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of six bald eagles on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation that straddles the North Dakota and South Dakota border. The Bismarck Tribune reports the dead eagles were discovered March 24 by the Standing Rock Game and Fish...
April 22, 2016 - 12:19pm
US attorneys, Standing Rock officials start re-entry program
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors from North Dakota and South Dakota are kicking off a mentorship program on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The program is meant to cut down on recidivism rates on the reservation. The tribe is assigning a handful of mentors who will...
April 22, 2016 - 12:08pm
April 20, 2016
Reservations in Dakotas, Washington selected for census test
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two Native American reservations — one in the Dakotas and another in Washington state — have been selected as test sites ahead of the 2020 census, as officials mull whether to ask for the first time about tribal enrollment. Standing Rock Indian Reservation,...
April 20, 2016 - 4:36pm
October 26, 2015
Vandals damage donations bound for Standing Rock community
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police in Mandan are investigating after vandals damaged boxes of donations bound for a Standing Rock Indian Reservation community that was turned upside down by a wildfire this month. The boxes for Cannon Ball were stacked outside the Community Blessings...
October 26, 2015 - 2:47pm
May 27, 2015
SD man gets more than 24 years in reservation assault case
ABERDEEN (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to more than 24 years in prison after being convicted of seriously injuring a woman in 2008 on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The sentencing of Stoney End Of Horn on charges of serious bodily injury and sexual abuse...
May 27, 2015 - 11:22am
March 17, 2015
Standing Rock to receive $1 million grant for energy project
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A college on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation will receive about $1 million in federal funding for a $2 million renewable energy project. The grant will be used to help install 636 kilowatts of solar power at five buildings at Sitting Bull College. Officials...
March 17, 2015 - 2:40pm