Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police arrest two, seize approximately 140 lbs. of marijuana during traffic stop

EAGLE BUTTE – Officers from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement arrested two people and seized more than 140 pounds of marijuana yesterday on Highway 212 near Eagle Butte, South Dakota. At approximately 1:30 PM MST a CRST police officer performed a routine traffic stop of a commercially rented vehicle eastbound on highway 212. During the traffic stop a […]

Pourier’s last second free throws ices game for Stevens

Vigoren’s timely steal catalyst in comeback

RAPID CITY— Ask any coach, it is tough to beat a team three times in one season, but that was what the luck of the Class AA play-off draw called for last Saturday night, five seed had to host 12 seed, and Rapid City Central drove across town intent on settling up with Rapid City Stevens for two earlier season […]

Host Thorpes turn back a tough Little Wound team

PINE RIDGE— “We weren’t moving the ball to start the game,” Pine Ridge’s floor general Halin Bad Bear said after his team’s 89-64 win over the visiting Little Wound Mustangs on Friday night. “We knew we had to start moving the ball and start playing better defense. We weren’t closing out, and we weren’t rebounding at first, so we had […]

Buche Foods offers special busing to depart March 10 to Lynn’s Dakotamart

PINE RIDGE – Buche Foods will continue using Oglala Sioux Transit to provide busing to Lynn’s Dakotamart. Buche has scheduled a special trip for Sunday, March 10th, the South Dakota SNAP release date. The busing service is intended to ease some strain on grocery needs as Buche Foods prepares to open. We strongly encourage you to contact Transit to reserve […]

House Democrats’ new investigation will cover collusion, obstruction, and a host of alleged felonies

The House Judiciary Committee launched a wide-ranging investigation into President Donald Trump’s campaign, presidency, and private business practices on Monday by requesting documents from 81 different companies, federal agencies, U.S. and foreign individuals, Republican-aligned organizations, and people within Trump’s inner circle, including several members of his family. In a statement on Monday, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D- NY) […]

Attendees at the 2019 state tribal relations legislative reception

Noem to display tribal flags in the Capitol

Governor Kristi Noem announced her plan to permanently display the flags of South Dakota’s nine tribal nations in the State Capitol rotunda. “South Dakota has a unique opportunity for a new beginning between the state and tribal governments. Bringing tribal flags to the rotunda is a sign that we are unified and working together to create policies for the next […]

Edith Mastel

MOBRIDGE – Edith Mastel, 82, made her journey to the Spirit World on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Mobridge Regional Hospital in Mobridge. Edith Mastel was born on March 10th 1936 in Mobridge, to Edward and Maggie Steiger. She was raised near Mobridge and graduated from Mobridge High School in 1954. Edith worked various places including; The Mobridge Sale […]

Tribal chair locks horns with governor over KXL Pipeline dissent package

EAGLE BUTTE – Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chair Harold Frazier had an immediate thumbsdown response March 4 to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s announcement of two bills to kneecap dissent over the proposed construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline. “I am disappointed again with the leader of South Dakota. The governor has not discussed any proposed legislation with the Sioux […]

Play off structure badly in need of a revamp

There is such a thing as too much “improvement”

In Rapid City, starting March 14, the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center hosts both the Girls and Boys Class AA tournaments. But, they are played on two floors, simultaneously, and a person cannot be in two places at one time. Only the Girls Class B Tournament in Huron will be played the week of March 7. The other five tournaments all […]

Peltier charged with assaulting a federal officer

PIERRE – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Belcourt, North Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer. Gloria Peltier, age 20, was indicted on January 23, 2019. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 28, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment. […]