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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
April 16, 2014
Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute
Ranchers want judge to block Oglala Sioux Tribe from cancelling grazing leases, condemning land as tribe plans buffalo herd at Badlands.
April 16, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 8, 2014
Sisseton-Wahpeton enters land buyback program
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe has agreed to enter a federal land buyback program that aims to help Native American tribes purchase parcels of reservation land that are owned by multiple people. The agreement announced Tuesday...
April 8, 2014 - 5:58pm
April 3, 2014
Oglala Sioux Tribe gets grant to fix sewer system
HURON (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe has been awarded a $30,000 federal grant to fix sewer system problems. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced the grant for the residents of Red Shirt located on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Officials say the proposed...
April 3, 2014 - 9:01pm
Report: SD Indian casino revenue up 14% in 2012
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's Native American-owned casinos had among the fastest revenue growth nationwide in 2012, according to a report that also found spending nationally at tribal casinos slowed that year. Revenue at the 13 Indian gambling facilities...
April 3, 2014 - 6:18am
March 18, 2014
Tribal land buy-back program starting in SD
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March 18, 2014 - 3:20pm
SD lawmakers to study sex abuse, tribal economics
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have passed bills creating three task forces this year instead of relying on the legislative executive board to set up summer studies. The Legislature's executive board typically picks topics to study over the summer after the session e...
March 18, 2014 - 3:16pm
March 11, 2014
Eagle Butte woman gets prison for padding timesheets
PIERRE (AP) — An Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced for stealing from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Police Department when she worked there. Forty-one-year-old Kristi Lawrence was given three months in federal custody and six months of home confinement, to be followed by...
March 11, 2014 - 2:27pm
March 10, 2014
International group honors BIA’s police chief
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The police chief of the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation has been named the 2013 Indian Country Officer of Year by the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The U.S. Attorney in South Dakota says the award was given...
March 10, 2014 - 12:05pm
Yankton Sioux Tribe road projects take a new path
By Randy Dockendorf Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan MARTY (AP) — As the Yankton Sioux transportation planner, Wesley Hare Jr. received reports of a dangerous intersection often used by tribal members. Accidents and near-misses were occurring because of a blind spot near...
March 10, 2014 - 10:53am
March 4, 2014
State, tribe partner on sex offender registry
PIERRE -- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Tuesday that the state of South Dakota has entered into a joint powers agreement with the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe to become a registered entity of the Sex Offender Registry Notification Act (SORNA).
March 4, 2014 - 7:38pm
February 24, 2014
Regional Indian Health Service agency changes name
ABERDEEN (AP) — The Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service has changed its name after more than half a century, following consultations with tribal leaders in the region. The agency that oversees 19 federally and tribally managed service units in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska...
February 24, 2014 - 9:31pm
February 21, 2014
Tribe upgrading to 4G network
FORT THOMPSON -- The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and Native American Telecom LLC, a tribally owned telecommunications company, have announced plans for a next-generation telecommunications network. The network will use 4G services provided by TazcaConnects. Currently, Native American Telecom...
February 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
February 19, 2014
SD House OKs creating task force to study tribal economic development
PIERRE — By a 68-0 vote that had members staring in wonder at the tally board, the state House of Representatives approved legislation that would create a task force on tribal economic development Tuesday. The issue hasn’t been specifi cally studied since the 1970s, when Dick...
February 19, 2014 - 4:31pm
Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes
By Matthew Brown CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jon Tester says he'll use his new role as chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities and promote job development on reservations. The Montana lawmaker...
February 19, 2014 - 2:52pm
February 18, 2014
Propane crisis on Dakotas reservation eases
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A propane crisis on the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas is easing thanks to warmer weather and a drop in the price of the fuel, as well as federal assistance and a charitable donation, the tribe's leader said. "We've been...
February 18, 2014 - 11:49am