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SD man arrested at abandoned farm after kidnapping ex-girlfriend in trunk of her car, strangling her
Republicans and independents out-work Democrats for voters
Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Richard John Huey
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
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
May 5, 2016
Reservation official sentenced for stealing tribal funds
WOUNDED KNEE -- A former official on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution and be on probation for three years for stealing from a tribal organization. Casey Titus, 27, of Wounded Knee was indicted by a federal grand jury last May and entered...
May 5, 2016 - 5:27pm
WOSTER: When we 'vultures' descend
Reading a newspaper column about the rioting in Ferguson, I was struck by a passage that could have been written about the Wounded Knee occupation...
December 5, 2014 - 9:39am
July 18, 2014
Pressler: Memorial at Wounded Knee needed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler says if he's elected he'll push for a American Indian "holocaust memorial" museum at Wounded Knee. Pressler says he got the idea from journalist and Oglala Lakota Tribe member Tim Giago. Pressler says the...
July 18, 2014 - 1:50pm
February 20, 2014
GIAGO: Indians and Jews could build a holocaust museum together
As a child I rode a tricycle on the sidewalks of Wounded Knee with my playmate Joanne Gildersleeve, the daughter of Clive and Agnes. Agnes was an Ojibwe woman from Minnesota. They built the Wounded Knee Trading Post in 1931. I often ran up and down the steps of the Wounded Knee...
February 20, 2014 - 7:38am
February 19, 2014
FBI confirms activist was killed in SD in 1973
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The FBI says a black civil rights activist was killed during the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee, and...
February 19, 2014 - 2:09pm
January 2, 2014
Carter Camp, Indian activist, dies at 72
By Kristi Eaton OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carter Camp, a longtime activist with the American Indian Movement who was a leader in the Wounded...
January 2, 2014 - 6:33pm
December 27, 2013
WOSTER: On anniversary, still haunted by questions about Wounded Knee
Sunday is the anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee. At least 150 Lakota children, women and men and probably many more died under the guns of the 7th Cavalry in that bloody incident on Dec. 29, 1890. Think of that. South Dakota had been a state for more than a year. We...
December 27, 2013 - 7:56pm
December 19, 2013
GIAGO: 123 years later, America still has not apologized for Wounded Knee
WOUNDED KNEE — On crystal clear nights when winter winds whistle through the hills and canyons around Wounded Knee Creek, the Lakota elders say it is so cold that you can hear the twigs snapping in the frigid air. They called this time of the year, “The Moon of the Popping...
December 19, 2013 - 11:32pm
September 26, 2013
Wounded Knee landowner renews bid to sell property
RAPID CITY (AP) — Oglala Sioux President Bryan Brewer plans to meet this week with a Rapid City landowner in what could be a last-ditch attempt to avert the public sale of land at one of the most sacred sites on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. James Czywczynski, 76,...
September 26, 2013 - 10:04pm
September 8, 2013
SD Wounded Knee Museum reopens a year after fire
WALL (AP) -- A year after a fire destroyed the Wounded Knee Museum in Wall, it has reopened in a new location in the western South Dakota city. An electrical malfunction was blamed for the Sept. 2, 2012, fire that destroyed the museum and also took 30 museum exhibits linked to the...
September 8, 2013 - 10:50pm
August 25, 2013
Judge who oversaw Wounded Knee seige case to retire from bench
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge in Nebraska has announced he plans to retire after a 44-year career that included handling the American Indian activists charged in the 1973 siege of Wounded Knee in South Dakota. Senior U.S. District Judge Warren Urbom said Thursday that...
August 25, 2013 - 3:51pm
July 6, 2013
Lawsuit seeks information on activist who went missing at Wounded Knee
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- An attorney looking for answers in the 40-year-old disappearance of a black civil rights activist at Wounded Knee has filed a lawsuit seeking the FBI's records. Michael Kuzma's Freedom of Information suit follows more than two years of efforts to obtain...
July 6, 2013 - 8:56pm
May 3, 2013
Rapid City man sentenced to 9½ years for sexual abuse
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A 27-year-old Rapid City man has been sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of aggravated sexual abuse of a teenage girl. U.S.
May 3, 2013 - 9:13pm
April 28, 2013
Activists plan protest if Wounded Knee land sold
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Native American activists have vowed to protest if someone buys and tries to develop a piece of land at the Wounded Knee National Historic landmark in western South Dakota. James Czywczynski has announced that he plans to sell the 40-acre parcel, which sits next...
April 28, 2013 - 11:24pm
February 27, 2013
WOSTER: Wounded Knee can still teach us
Forty years ago today began the occupation of Wounded Knee, a modest community in a valley on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. I worked...
February 27, 2013 - 6:30am