Shanon LeCompte of Eagle Butte, was indicted by a federal grand jury for Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization on January 19, 2017. LeCompte appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on January 24, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The indictment alleges that between May 31, 2016, and October 22, 2016, LeCompte willfully and knowingly stole more […]
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairmain Harold Frazier says tribes could operate services that affect the tribe better than state governments. In a press release, Chairman Frazier stated that when it comes to services provided to the tribe by the state, tribes can contract with the federal government to provide those services directly under 638 contracting. 638 contracting refers to the […]
Temperatures over the weekend rose into the 40’s causing some snow to thaw around the area. A car splashes threw melted snow on D Street near the BIA Road Shop where BIA workers were working to pump the standing water down nearby drainage lines.
Cole Brewer gives Isiah Gray Bear of Standing Rock a little lesson in gravity as the two took to the mat on Monday night at C-EB/Dupree’s home wrestling match. Brewer went on to pin Gray Bear. For more on the C-EB/Dupree wrestlers see Pages 2-3b.
A $1,000 scholarship is provided by Moreau-Grand Electric and Basin Electric Power Cooperative. The scholarship program recognizes and encourages academic and community achievements of students in the region. Moreau-Grand believes it is an investment in the economic future of America. The applications are mailed to Basin Electric in Bismarck, N.D., where a Scholarship Committee selects a winner. Selection is based […]
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Kristi Noem is accepting applications for summer internships in her Washington, D.C.; Sioux Falls; Rapid City; and Watertown offices. Student interns will work with staff on various constituent service and communications projects, as well as assist with legislative research. Both South Dakota and Washington, D.C. internships provide students with first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and […]
Now is your time to get your voice in to help stop DAPL. Contact us today. Let us help you better understand the process of the EIS comment period! Attend the Wolakota Committee meeting on Friday February 3, 2017, at the Cultural Preservation office CRST starting at 1:00 pm. At this meeting we will share as much information as we […]
Sylvan Larrabee, 24 of Cherry Creek, was sentenced to two years in prison for sexual contact with a minor. Along with the prison term, he’ll have five years of supervised release. Larrabee was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 25, 2016 and pled guilty on October 24. The convinction stems from an incident on May 28, 2015 where […]
PIERRE — Attorney General Marty Jackely’s second attempt at getting vehicular homicide classified as a violent crime was defeated in the S.D. Senate on Monday. Vehicular homicide, a Class 3 felony, is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. Under SB24, the prison sentence would remain the same, but by classifying it as a violent […]