Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County
Native American students reportedly harassed at hockey game
Mid-winter warmth blanketing the Dakotas, breaking records
Judge in murder trial to allow evidence from 2008 rape case
Former college football player sentenced for tax fraud
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Horstman staying ready to help Jacks
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
SD Sportswriters Association polls
Tuesday's sports schedule
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
Gary L. Engel
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
South Dakota fishing, hunting licenses expire Saturday
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
August 30, 2013
Alcohol Justice plans Whiteclay protest Saturday
Women from the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe and other groups will hold a march today against alcohol at Whiteclay, according to the group Alcohol...
news / state
August 30, 2013 - 8:57pm
July 11, 2013
Beer distributor stopping deliveries to Whiteclay, Neb.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) -- A Scottsbluff beer distributor is limiting deliveries to stores in Whiteclay out of concern about the safety of drivers. Jeff Scheinost, who owns High Plains Budweiser, has decided to stop delivering to Whiteclay, a tiny town that borders South Dakota...
news / state
July 11, 2013 - 8:15am
July 5, 2013
Oglala Sioux tribal president to visit Nebraska capital
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is scheduled to visit Lincoln next week to discuss alcohol sales in the Nebraska town of Whiteclay, on the border of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Tribal President Bryan Brewer will give a speech Sunday...
news / state
July 5, 2013 - 8:05am
May 20, 2013
Neb. Patrol: Attacks in Whiteclay 'concerning'
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol says law enforcement is increasing its presence in Whiteclay after activists attacked two beer trucks and threatened one driver with a knife. Col. David Sankey said Monday that more officers are patrolling the...
news / crime / state
May 20, 2013 - 12:37pm
May 3, 2013
Whiteclay protesters vandalize beer truck
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A beer truck in the Nebraska border town of Whiteclay was vandalized by activists who were protesting the town's alcohol stores near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Two eyewitnesses tell The Associated Press that more than a dozen activists confronted the...
news / state / crime
May 3, 2013 - 8:37pm
March 15, 2013
Whiteclay alcohol sales dropped again in 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Alcohol sales in the Nebraska-South Dakota border town of Whiteclay dropped for the second year in a row in 2012. A year-end report by the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission says the town's four beer stores saw a 10 percent decline in beer sales. The stores...
March 15, 2013 - 3:51pm
December 30, 2012
Protest of Whiteclay beer sales planned on Monday
WHITECLAY, Neb. (AP) -- Another protest over alcohol sales in the Nebraska town of Whiteclay is planned for New Year's Eve. Two Native American groups said Sunday that they will try to prevent alcohol sold in Nebraska from reaching the Pine Ridge reservation where alcohol is banned. The...
December 30, 2012 - 9:32pm
August 28, 2012
5 arrested in Whiteclay protest released
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- Five people arrested after locking arms and blocking a road in the northern Nebraska town of Whiteclay to protest alcohol sales have been released from custody. The five people were released on personal recognizance after agreeing to unlock themselves. The...
news / crime
August 28, 2012 - 7:31am
August 27, 2012
5 arrested in Whiteclay protest; minor boy cited
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- Five people protesting beer sales in the northern Nebraska town of Whiteclay were arrested when they locked arms and blocked a road. The media reports that the arrests came Sunday night, about seven hours after the protesters sat down on Highway 87.
news / state
August 27, 2012 - 1:47pm
August 23, 2012
Whiteclay activists to gather at Nebraska Capitol
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Activists who oppose beer sales in Whiteclay are planning a new effort to draw attention to the Nebraska town, which borders a South Dakota Indian reservation where alcohol is banned. The group has scheduled a rally Thursday at noon outside the Nebraska Cap...
August 23, 2012 - 10:16am
April 30, 2012
Beer companies seek dismissal of reservation lawsuit
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Beer companies are asking a judge to dismiss a $500 million lawsuit by an American Indian tribe that accuses them of knowingly contributing to alcohol-related problems on an impoverished South Dakota reservation. Attorneys for the brewers, retailers and distributors...
April 30, 2012 - 12:25pm
March 3, 2012
LETTER: Make Pine Ridge a wet reservation
To the Editor: The Indian reservation at Pine Ridge and about two miles from Whiteclay, Neb., is suing the beer distributors serving White Clay as the tribe maintains such products are contaminating and disrupting the lives of natives served at Whiteclay. The natives vote for a...
opinion / letters
March 3, 2012 - 10:11am