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Hospital responds to racist rant; FIRED!

RAPID CITY—Social media exploded with outrage at the video posted on Facebook featuring a highly inflammatory racist rant by a non-Native female. More...

Rosebud appoints Tribal Leaders

ROSEBUD, SD – The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council took action to officially appoint William “Willie” Kindle as President and Richard “Tuffy” Lunderman as Vice President in a regular meeting last week. More...


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A note from the editor’s desk

In South Dakota Native people encounter racism on a daily basis. It comes at us in all different ways. More...

The Rez of the Story


Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), More...

The Holy Road

Rachel “Bud” Bertha Badger

Rachel “Bud” Bertha Badger, age 81, passed away on May 12, 2015 at Lead, SD. More...

Martha Mary (Means) DuBray

Martha Mary (Means) DuBray, age 81, passed away on May 10, 2015 at Scottsbluff, NE. More...

Aaliyah Nichole Horse

Aaliyah Nichole Horse, age 1, passed away on May 15, 2015 at Pine Ridge, SD. More...

Major flooding hits Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE— Mother’s day weekend is usually filled with family and fun, this year however it was covered in snow as a may blizzard slammed western South Dakota. More...

Report exposes SD foster care

Calls for DOJ investigation

PINE RIDGE—The state of South Dakota has been under scrutiny of Native American child advocates for years for its failures to adhere to federal law when dealing with the removal of Lakota children from their homes and their subsequent placement More...

LCT Team Wins SDNA Awards

MARTIN—Throughout the course of 2015 there have been some major changes at Lakota Country Times. Despite the change LCT managed to take home a number of awards from the South Dakota Newspaper Association’s. More...


Flooding causes detours

PINE RIDGE RESERVATION – Heavy spring storms with high water runoff have damaged several roads across Pine Ridge Reservation; barricades have been put up on Highway 27 at the White River Visitor Center north of Rockyford, on Highway 2 going wes More...

OLC set to honor Lakota speaking elders from across the reservation

THREE MILE CREEK - Due to the recent snowstorm, the Honoring of the Elderly Lakota Language Speakers, originally set for May 12, was rescheduled by Oglala Lakota College to May 28, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Spring Storms Create Havoc

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MISSION - "The Sinte Gleska University Institute of Technologies 2015 Job Fair took place on May 6th at the Wakinyan Wanbli Multipurpose Building. More...


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St. Francis Class of 2015

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Athletes get ready for regionals

WINNER/BELLE FOURCHE— Todd County, Pine Ridge and St. Francis went to Winner Friday for the Quarterback Club meet while Red Cloud sent a partial team o Belle Fourche Friday for the Black Hills Conference meet. More...

Sierra top local finisher at State A, LaPointe, Zephier, Morrison, Beardt place

MADISON/YANKTON – Red Cloud freshman, Payton Sierra, playing in her third straight State A girls’ tournament shot a 101 the first day at the Madison Country Club, she came back on Tuesday and put up a 99 for a 200 total to finish in a tie More...

Help needed to build youth field

PINE RIDGE—Summer time in Pine Ridge is filled with plenty of softball and baseball, so many that often times there are not enough facilities to satisfy the demand. Occasionally those left without a playing field are the kids. More...

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