Final four teams reach football playoffs

There were some upsets

RAPID CITY— Each football division has just one game left to play before the championship games are set for Vermillion under the Dakota Dome on November 7-9. The lower ranked team must travel to the higher ranked team’s home field, and is some cases that constitutes a long haul. Division 9-B Sully Buttes 52, Kadoka Area 0 Faulkton Area 35, […]

Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele means..Following the Two Bulls Tracks

The Rapid City Arts Council is pleased to bring you Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele, a Two Bulls family exhibit, opening on November 9, 2018 and on display until March 9, 2019. A reception will be held on Friday, November 30 from 5-7pm. The show will be located in the Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery at the Dahl […]

Indian museum to honor veterans

WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrates American Indian Heritage Month with numerous events in Washington, D.C., and New York City to honor Native veterans. Activities in both locations will also feature artists, musicians and dancers to celebrate Native peoples’ culture and traditions. In addition to special events, visitors will be able to see, in both […]

National Native American Hall of Fame names first twelve historic inductees

In an evening filled with emotion, laughter and occasionally tears, 12 Native people known for their distinction in athletics, activism, education, art and even reaching the stars were honored during the inaugural National Native American Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 13 at the Phoenix Indian School Memorial Hall. Four of the five living recipients were on hand to […]

LNI: Unity Concert team up for free music

RAPID CITY — Anybody disappointed that the Unity Concert for the Black Hills didn’t happen in summer 2018, take heart. The organizers have linked up with the Lakota Nation Invitational to perform here at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center on Dec. 13 during the annual LNI tournament, instead of going back to the previous Piedmont venue. Keeping the admission-free concert […]

Rams remain undefeated in win over Green Bay

NFL: The End Zone

As mid-season approached key injuries across the league resurfaced. “Commander Timmy, are the downloads for injury updates available?” inquired the Captain. Aye, they are as Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill left the fourth quarter against the Broncos with a groin injury. Chief’s staff says it doesn’t look serious. Out for the season is Texans WR Will Fuller who tore his ACL […]

Water protectors file class action suit over DAPL

BISMARCK, N.D – Dakota Access Pipeline fighters filed a class action suit here in federal District Court on Oct 18, against state and county officials and TigerSwan, the private counter-intelligence surveillance and security company used by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to quash resistance to its construction project. Lead plaintiffs in the case are Cissy Thunderhawk and Wasté Win Young, both […]

Ashley Jo Alkire White Mountain

FORT YATES, N.D. – Ashley Jo Alkire White Mountain “Gliska agl-win” (Bringing home spotted ponies), 34, journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Bismarck, N.D. Ashley Jo Alkire was born in Bismarck, N.D. to Pamela Rae Alkire and Joe T. White Mountain, Jr. Her maternal grandparents are Basil and Helen Alkire of Fort Yates, N.D. and […]

A newspaper reporter with a special gift

RAPID CITY – Her name is Talli Nauman and she is the Health and Environment Editor for Native Sun News Today. She started writing about the XL Pipeline for NSNT 10 years ago, long before the rest of South Dakota’s media even thought it was an important story. And so the past 10 years you have seen her byline on […]

Nominations open for 24th biennial Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Arts South Dakota and the South Dakota Arts Council co-sponsor the biennial Governor’s Awards in the Arts to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a statewide impact through artistic excellence or outstanding support of the arts. Nominations are open through November 15. More information about the awards and nomination forms are available at Arts- SouthDakota.org. The classifications for these […]