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February 13, 2017
Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next to a South Dakota Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism. The Lakota Hope street ministry in Whiteclay...
February 13, 2017 - 6:05pm
January 5, 2017
Commissioner questions push to close Whiteclay beer stores
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county official says he's skeptical about a push to close four beer stores in Whiteclay, a village with a dozen residents that sells millions of cans annually next to a South Dakota Indian reservation. Sheridan County Commissioner Jack Andersen says...
January 5, 2017 - 10:24am
December 14, 2016
Nebraska sanctions Whiteclay beer store for selling to minor
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One of the four Nebraska liquor stores that sell millions of cans of beer near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been sanctioned for selling to a minor. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission decided Tuesday to penalize the Arrowhead Inn. The business is...
December 14, 2016 - 10:55am
November 1, 2016
Board toughens regulatory road for Whiteclay beer stores
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators have decided to require stores to complete long-form applications for liquor licenses if they want to continue selling millions of cans of beer to residents of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the Nebraska...
November 1, 2016 - 11:21am
September 29, 2016
Nebraska village known for alcohol problems gets broadband
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska village known for selling beer on the border of an alcoholism-plagued American Indian reservation is getting a new broadband tower that officials say could eventually help connect residents to health care, emergency and distance learning services....
September 29, 2016 - 11:19am
September 26, 2016
Whiteclay problems draw new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A recent death and other problems in Whiteclay are drawing new scrutiny from Nebraska lawmakers, who plan to announce an initiative to address persistent issues when they visit the tiny village later this week. Senators say they're looking seriously at ways...
September 26, 2016 - 11:02am
September 20, 2016
$100K grant to help artisans in Whiteclay sell their work
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Whiteclay, Nebraska is known for its beer sales on the border of South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, but a new federal grant could help it become a hub for Native American arts and crafts. The group GROW Nebraska was recently awarded a $100,000 federal...
September 20, 2016 - 10:36am
September 12, 2016
Family of woman who died in Whiteclay hopes for answers
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The family of woman who died this summer in Whiteclay hopes an investigation will yield answers about the circumstances of her death. Authorities have said Sherry Wounded Foot of Porcupine, South Dakota, died from head trauma, but they haven't released many...
September 12, 2016 - 11:29am
September 9, 2016
Authorities confirm woman's death may be linked to Whiteclay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a homicide that may be linked to Whiteclay, a Nebraska town that sells millions of cans of beer annually near South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Sheridan County Attorney Jamian Simmons confirmed the investigation Thursday...
September 9, 2016 - 11:39am
Activists: Enforce law in Whiteclay or close beer stores
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are calling on state officials to enforce liquor laws in the Nebraska town or revoke the licenses of its four beer stores. The group said in a statement Tuesday that Nebraska needs to provide adequate law enforcement...
August 9, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 1, 2016
Alcohol problems in Whiteclay consume county's budget
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska village that sells millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation is consuming a sizeable chunk of the surrounding county's budget, according to county officials. Sheridan County Commissioner James Krotz raised the...
July 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 7, 2016
Critics highlight violence, response times in Whiteclay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to end beer sales in Whiteclay are once again urging Nebraska alcohol regulators to intervene, citing numerous reports of violence in the tiny village that borders South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The group on Tuesday presented...
June 7, 2016 - 3:46pm
October 12, 2015
Gov. Ricketts determined to address Whiteclay beer sales
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he's determined to address the problems that plague the village of Whiteclay and is working with a Native American activist to seek solutions. Whiteclay's four beer stores sell primarily to residents of the Pine Ridge Indian...
October 12, 2015 - 1:21pm
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...
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...
July 11, 2013 - 8:15am