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Area Halloween events scheduled
Ventriloquist brings 'talking dog' to Pepsi-Cola Theatre
Fort Thompson woman accused of stealing funds meant to help tribal members
Canton man sentenced for selling stolen items on eBay
Trial begins for man accused of killing infant son
Mudder dominating up front for DWU
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
2 Indian tribes in ND get over $48K for economic development
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Two Indian tribes in North Dakota have received more than $48,000 each for economic development efforts. The state's congressional delegation says the funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration have been awarded to the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate...
July 27, 2015 - 10:27am
May 1, 2015
Activists work for Native American-friendly site names
WOUNDED KNEE (AP) — South Dakota's Shannon County will now be Oglala Lakota County, removing the name of a man who Oglala Sioux Tribe activists say helped with negotiations that were a precursor for the breakup of tribal lands. The name change, which is official Friday, follows...
May 1, 2015 - 2:28pm
May 30, 2013
OUR VIEW: State wrongly demonized in ICWA debate
A conference that recently concluded in Rapid City brought to light some sad stories about foster care for American Indian children. Some Indian parents sobbed as they related stories about losing their kids. The Great Plains Indian Child Welfare Act Summit featured representatives...
May 30, 2013 - 6:35am
May 2, 2013
Lower Brule tribe to get $300K matching grant for popcorn business
LOWER BRULE (AP) -- A South Dakota tribe will receive $300,000 in federal money to promote the sales of its popcorn as part of an attempt to...
May 2, 2013 - 5:41am
April 26, 2013
Standing Rock tribe displeased with planned summit agenda
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribal council have written a letter to a U.S. Congressman detailing their displeasure with a planned summit on foster care in South Dakota. The tribal council members sent the letter this week to Rep.
April 26, 2013 - 3:16pm
April 14, 2013
Tribe to plant community orchard
FORT THOMPSON -- A community orchard will be planted today on the Crow Creek Reservation, thanks in part to a large grant. The Crow Creek...
April 14, 2013 - 7:56am
February 20, 2013
SD tribe seeking designs for Sioux coin
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking design ideas from the public for a new Sioux Nation dollar coin. The tribe's Office of Economic Development is working with the Native American Mint on the contest. The winning design will be displayed on a 39 millimeter coin....
February 20, 2013 - 4:50pm
January 15, 2013
Oglala Sioux president set to return to work
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is scheduled to be back in his office on Wednesday after spending more than two weeks...
January 15, 2013 - 12:40pm
December 5, 2012
Rosebud tribe buys 40 acres of land in Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Rosebud Sioux Tribe has bought 40 acres of land in western South Dakota's Black Hills in an auction that was made necessary when a first attempt ended in confusion and a non-sale. Pennington County auctioned off the remote land west of Deerfield Lake last month...
December 5, 2012 - 3:39pm
December 3, 2012
Standing Rock tribe starts training program for oilfield workers
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Native American tribe plans to start a new job training program centered on preparing tribal members for oilfield-related careers. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is starting a rock crusher job training program to give tribal members the skills needed to work...
December 3, 2012 - 3:58pm
November 27, 2012
Deadly road gets makeover on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Roadside memorials that stand in silent testimony to six miles of a dangerous road on the Pine Ridge Reservation spoke loudly...
November 27, 2012 - 2:57pm
October 20, 2012
Tribal corruption appeal heard
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The attorney for the former Crow Creek Sioux tribal chairman sentenced to three years in prison for bribery and accepting...
October 20, 2012 - 6:12am
October 8, 2012
2 sentenced for stealing from South Dakota tribe
ROSEBUD (AP) -- Two Rosebud residents have been sentenced in federal court for stealing from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. The media reports that 32-year-old Nathan Janis and 39-year-old Barbara Duysak were accused of submitting false payment request forms to the tribe's child care services...
October 8, 2012 - 3:02pm
October 4, 2012
FCC says mobile improvements coming to Corson County
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission says 784 new road miles in South Dakota will gain access to advanced mobile networks as part of auctions associated with the new Connect America Fund. The FCC says Standing Rock Communications Inc. will receive nearly $2.3...
October 4, 2012 - 9:01am
October 3, 2012
Pine Ridge reservation gets grant to increase healthy food
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- A nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $70,000 grant to improve access to healthy food for Oglala Sioux tribal members. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that they have awarded the grant to Lakota Funds. The...
October 3, 2012 - 8:06am