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200 Permanent Homes Coming

PINE RIDGE—On August 7, President Obama signed a major disaster declaration for Pine Ridge reservation, normally FEMA would come in assess the damage, issue checks then leave but this disaster relief effort took an unexpected turn on Monday as More...


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A Note From The Editor’s Desk

Over the course of the past year the city of Rapid has experienced an incredibly high rate of violent crime. Just this year there has been a total of 6 murders, 47 robberies, and 240 aggravated assaults. More...

The Rez of the Story

“Of History and Medicine”

Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), This time of year is when many Native people have gathered medicines throughout the millennia. Even today our people continue to utilize ancient medicinal plants, herbs and techniques to treat illness. More...




SMALL BLOCK STOCK Danny Beck 230 Tom Ferris 220 Robert Left Hand Bull 150 BIG BLOCK STOCK Micheal Charge on Him 210 Tom Ferris 155 Virgil Charge on Him 40 Damon Harmon 40 PRO STOCK Shaun Mills 229 Nordine Brink 189 Justin Bouman 170 More...

Todd County, Red Cloud, St. Francis pick up wins

Little Wound starts fast, struggles in finish at Warriors

PINE RIDGE/MISSION/ST FRANCIS—Little Wound opened their Homecoming game Friday night in Martin with a William Flying Earth 55 yard touchdown run down the right side on the first play from scrimmage, Shilo Tallman ran for two to put the Mustangs More...

Red Cloud, Custer look to challenge three time defending champ Pine Ridge at 21st LNI Tourney

15 team tourney starts Friday at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, championship Saturday afternoon

RAPID CITY/WHITE RIVER— “We took the first two sets handily then lost the next three against Kadoka, we’re just not communicating, we’re not talking and we’re turning the ball over,” said Pine Ridge head coach Nell More...


Was program a target of the State?

RAPID CITY—One of the largest Native American college prep programs in the country was abruptly shut down late last week after officials from the state of South Dakota informed Mid Central Education Cooperative that it had “failed to succ More...

South Dakota Dems back Harney Peak name change

RAPID CITY—One week after the Pennington County Democratic party announced that it had passed a motion encouraging the U.S. More...

Alternative Energy Source Coming to Rosebud Reservation

WASHINGTON—Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary, awarded nine grants in September to help reduce energy costs for residents in remote rural areas where the cost of producing electricity is extremely high. More...


Kimberly Craven new OST chief judge

PINE RIDGE—On Monday during a special session of the tribal council in Pine Ridge, Kimberly Craven was selected as the new OST chief judge. More...

Four generations of nurses in family of Native American descent

Jessica Meints’ December graduation from Union College, with her BSN degree, marked the fourth generation of nurses in the family of Yvonne Powers of Lincoln, NE. The family has roots in the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, SD. More...

Nursing Students Talk About Pregnancy and Drug Use

ROSEBUD—There is no acceptable level of drug use for women carrying an unborn child; the use of both illegal and prescription drugs can harm your child even after they are born. More...

The Holy Road

Moses Van Bull Bear Sr.

Moses Van Bull Bear Sr. of Manderson, SD, passed away on September 20, 2015, in Rapid City, SD, at the age of 58. More...

Carole Dupree

Carole Dupree, 75, of La Plant, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte. Arrangements are currently pending. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Carole’s arrangements. More...

Narcisse Joseph “John” Bettelyoun

Narcisse Joseph “John” Bettelyoun, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away on September 21, 2015, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD at the age of 74. More...

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