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Three-vehicle crash kills two near Williston
Kavanaugh accuser will testify Thursday in front of Senate Judiciary Committee
Minnesota town that gave the world Spam is proud to be 'autism-friendly'
Arrival of turtles with painted shells at airport causes Customs quandary
Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser say she accepts Senate committee's request to testify
Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
Long-distance delivery: Lack of obstetrical services in rural areas mean women must travel to give birth
Pet first-aid app offers quick access to answers
'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' receives Google's most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet
State regulators OK refundfrom NorthWestern Energy
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Elevator Embezzlement in Minnesota
Flood watch in 17 southeastern SD counties
Davison Co. signs off on two more swine operations
Pollinating as important as honey for beekeeping income
Commentary: A challenging time in ag; what 2019 might bring
Boos bombard Vikings in home loss to Bills
Vikings DE Weatherly gets first career start, first career sack
Vikings say short week, game vs. Rams best way to get past this debacle
Sept. 22 SD Prep Volleyball Scores
Mauer as Twins Manager-for-a-Day? Molitor might consider it
Raymond P. Weber
Guadalupe "Wally" DeLaRosa
David Errol Miller
LETTER: Rights come with responsibilities
LETTER: Great community support for the Carnegie
Clam chowder prepared with river mussels?
LETTER: Never forget their service
LETTER: Republicans rushing for a confirmation
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
South Dakota hunting laws most permissive in Great Plains
Shooting birdies: Golfers visit Emery to hunt pheasants prior to inaugural Sanford International
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
July 9, 2018
Spraying season arrives: Upper Midwest crops move forward
LAKOTA, N.D.—Like many other Upper Midwest farmers, Matt Nelson got off to a slow start planting this spring because of uncooperative weather. But he got his crops into the ground, albeit later than ideal. Now, "I'm a little surprised by how they look. They're more advanced...
July 9, 2018 - 8:00am
May 11, 2018
Descendants of Lakota warrior Crazy Horse aim to set the record straight
FARGO — Crazy Horse is remembered as an uncompromising Lakota warrior who never signed a treaty and who played a leading role in the stunning...
May 11, 2018 - 10:24pm
May 7, 2017
South Dakota college gives renovated hillside Lakota name
SPEARFISH (AP) — University officials at a college in western South Dakota have named a renovated hillside on campus "Oyate Wicaka Wita," a Lakota name meaning "People or Nation Gathering Place." The Black Hills Pioneer reported that Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson...
May 7, 2017 - 2:34pm
March 18, 2016
In effort to preserve language, website posts news in Lakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A new website created with a primarily Native American audience in mind is posting news, features, sports and weather entirely in Lakota — the first of its kind to do so — in an attempt to help preserve a language that after forced assimilation policies is...
March 18, 2016 - 5:53pm
September 30, 2015
SD officials, inmates group adjust ceremonial tobacco policy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Attorneys for the South Dakota Department of Corrections and an organization of Native American inmates have agreed to some policy changes making it easier to get tobacco into the state penitentiary for inmates practicing Lakota religious ceremonies. U.S...
September 30, 2015 - 12:28pm
July 13, 2015
Archeology awareness at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
July 13, 2015 - 2:27pm
May 8, 2015
South Dakota board recommending Lakota name for Harney Peak
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is recommending a Lakota name for Harney Peak in the Black Hills National Forest. The Rapid City Journal reports that the public will be given 30 days to comment on the recommended name "Hinhan Kaga." It's believed...
May 8, 2015 - 6:23pm
January 5, 2015
SD native, author Steve Linstrom to speak at Heritage Center
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota native and author of two historical fictional novels will be speaking at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre this month. Steve Linstrom will address the process he followed to write "The Last Ram" and "The Murder Trial of the Last Lakota Warrior"...
January 5, 2015 - 12:56am
November 25, 2013
PBS documentary features 3 young Lakota
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A documentary that was scheduled to debut Monday on PBS follows three young Lakota tribal members and their political awakening in 2006 when the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation was caught in the abortion debate. "Young Lakota" focuses on...
November 25, 2013 - 3:38pm
July 27, 2013
Mitchell man fights for Lakota language
Among a mass of textbooks and unfinished paintings, Lyle Miller is waging a fight to regain his culture and return the Lakota language to reservations....
July 27, 2013 - 9:01am
January 28, 2013
View of organ donation shifting in Lakota culture
PIERRE -- Jerry Clown knows that asking for help can be difficult when it means asking someone to make a sacrifice on your behalf. In Clown's case, that sacrifice is the donation of a healthy kidney. A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Clown was diagnosed with a...
January 28, 2013 - 6:43am
January 18, 2013
Indian Village to host Lakota Winter Games
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village welcomes Smithsonian presenter Mike Marshall at 1 p.m. Saturday for a presentation of Lakota Winter Games. He will teach attendees the games his ancestors played during the long, cold winter months of the Northern Plains. A member...
January 18, 2013 - 7:18am
January 9, 2013
Lakota immersion day care gets $4K grant
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- A Lakota language immersion childcare program on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $4,000 grant. The Lakota Immersion Childcare is a full-immersion language initiative for infants and toddlers. It started in November with a small cohort of children...
January 9, 2013 - 5:26pm
December 20, 2012
Red Cloud Indian School wins Lakota Language Bowl
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Students from a school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have won this year's Language Bowl that is part of the Lakota Nation Invitational. The students from the Red Cloud Indian School beat out the other teams to win the bowl, which focuses on the use of the...
December 20, 2012 - 4:41pm
November 21, 2012
Program at tribal college teaches Lakota language
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Tom Red Bird is 61 years old and he eats macaroni and cheese with Elmer's Glue on his fingers, just like a 3-year-old. ...
November 21, 2012 - 8:12am