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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Officers in riot gear clashed again Wednesday with protesters near the Dakota Access pipeline, hitting dozens with pepper spray as they waded through waist-deep water in an attempt to reach property owned by the pipeline's developer.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Cathy Brechtelsbauer often gives out flyers calling on voters to end payday loan "debt traps." The small squares showing an illustrated man standing in a bear trap spell it out: One lending measure on the ballot is real, while the other is a fake.
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota tribe is ending a public safety agreement with state authorities over the Highway Patrols' presence at the Dakota Access pipeline protests in North Dakota. In a recent letter to the South Dakota governor, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue says the state has chosen to stand against its citizens in the name of big oil.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining whether the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline can be rerouted in southern North Dakota to alleviate the concerns of American Indians. Obama told the online news outlet NowThis that his administration is monitoring the situation closely but will "let it play out for several more weeks."
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Documents show that American Indian artifacts found in North Dakota along the route of the Dakota Access oil pipeline last month weren't reported to state regulators for 10 days. Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak says she's disappointed regulators weren't notified earlier. The matter was to be discussed during a commission meeting Wednesday.
RAPID CITY (AP) — The American bison has been designated the National Mammal of the U.S. during a ceremony at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota. The Rapid City...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota leaders have agreed to borrow an additional $4 million to cover the escalating costs of policing protests at the Dakota Access pipeline and slammed the federal government for not chipping in part of the funding. The state has now run up a $10 million line of credit for law enforcement costs after an emergency spending panel headed by Gov. Jack Dalrymple voted Tuesday to borrow the additional funds from the state-owned Bank of North Dakota.
PIERRE (AP) — A Georgia-based car title lender has put an additional $400,000 toward opposing a ballot measure that would cap short-term loan interest rates in South Dakota. The late infusion of cash reported Tuesday from Alpharetta-based Select Management Resources LLC comes a week from Election Day. The company has pumped over $3 million total into two South Dakota ballot measure campaigns since 2015.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An ambitious effort to restore tribal control over huge areas of privately owned land on American Indian reservations is projected to run out of money with...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County sheriff's deputies have left the front lines of the Dakota Access pipeline protest in North Dakota and are headed back to the Twin Cities, where hundreds of people last week objected to Minnesota law enforcement helping clear out demonstrators.