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Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: Timothy Standing Soldier passes on at 54 (04/24)
Timothy Standing Soldier passed away last week after a battle with cancer.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: County addresses spiritual needs of inmates (04/20)
In the Pennington County jail, Pansy Hawk Wing donates her time to serve on the Religious Advisory Committee and in the Native American Spiritual Program.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: A ride-along with a South Dakota county sheriff (04/17)
There is an exhilaration attached to the acceleration of the turbo charged engine of a law enforcement cruiser as the lights are turned on and the sirens sound as a traffic stop begins.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Obama to visit city near Sisseton Wahpeton Reservation in May (04/15)
The trip to South Dakota means the president will have visited all 50 states during his time in the Oval Office.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Excessive force used in death of Lakota man (04/02)
'The cop murdered my son,' Jerry Capps told Native Sun News in May of 2010 shortly after his son Christopher Capps died from five gunshot wounds fired by Pennington County Deputy David Olson.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (03/27)
As the prospect of the Lakota Nation Invitational finding a new host was looming, Prairie Edge Galleries of downtown Rapid City hosted a meet and greet for local business owners, city officials, concerned citizens, and LNI Board members.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (03/26)
Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (03/26)
A resolution passed by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council erroneously listed Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy as a writer for the Rapid City Journal and advised stores selling the Journal on the reservation to refrain from doing so.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe seeks boycott of Rapid City newspaper (03/24)
Mistakes in journalism are a daily and frequent occurrence; stories are retracted, apologies are often made.

Filed Under: Law | National
Court allows Oglala Sioux parents to sue officer for son's death (03/16)
Christopher Capps, 22, was shot and killed by a deputy in May 2010. At least one bullet entered through his back.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational urged to relocate (03/10)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council gave its support to request the LNI Board move the Lakota Nation Invitational from the Rapid City Civic Center to another South Dakota community.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe bans attorney in racial hockey game incident (03/05)
Attorney Patrick Duffy is representing the man who has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct for harassing 57 Indian students.

Filed Under: Opinion
Albert Bender: A travesty of justice in attack on Indian children (03/03)
The police knew from the outset the identities of the alleged assailants and after weeks of investigation came forth with only one culprit.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Rapid City leader calls for tax on alcohol sales (02/27)
Dialog has begun between Rapid City Common Council members and members of the Indian community that could lead to tax relief for property owners and relief from the aftermath of substance abuse.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (02/26)
While I think people are disgusted by the lack of justice recently doled out in Rapid City, I hope people are thinking about all of the ramifications that would be involved in moving LNI.

Filed Under: Education | National | Sports
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (02/26)
The tribe is upset by the handling of an incident in which 57 Indian students were victimized at a hockey game.

Filed Under: Opinion
Delphine Red Shirt: Culture of fear impacts our Indian children (02/20)
In the wake of the disturbing Jan. 24 events at the Rapid City hockey game, people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation were further stunned by a series of suicides by very young and beautiful children.

Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks federal probe into attack on children (02/20)
A letter was sent to Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (02/20)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

Filed Under: Politics
Bob Lone Elk: Still waiting on justice for racism in South Dakota (02/19)
At age 62 years old now, I am hoping for justice for the children.

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