SDNG's 152nd CSSB at July 6, 2013 Deployment (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Beck)(RELEASED)

SDNG Says 152nd CSSB Arrived at Fort Hood, Texas This Morning

RAPID CITY, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota National Guard has announced that the 68 members of the Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion have returned to the U.S.-following service in Afghanistan. Major Anthony Deiss in the Guard’s Public Affairs Office says the soldiers returned to Fort Hood, Texas this morning. Deiss says the...
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DOJ Official Calls ND Meeting an Important Step

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A high-ranking U.S. Department of Justice official says Monday’s tribal nations meeting in North Dakota is an early and important step in protecting Native American and Alaska Native children. U.S. Associate Attorney General Tony West, the department’s third-highest official, is in Bismarck for the first public hearing of a 12-member...
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Co-op Agreement Finalized for Buyback Program

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of the Interior says it has finalized the first cooperative agreement in a $1.9 billion Native American land buyback program stemming from the settlement of a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more than a century’s worth of mismanaged trust royalties. The agreement reached with the Oglala Sioux...
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Chamberlain School Board Votes Against Honor Song

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – The Chamberlain School Board has again rejected a request to include a traditional Lakota honor song in the high school graduation ceremony. The Daily Republic reports the board voted 4-2 against the song Monday night. One board member abstained. The controversy first arose last spring, when the school board rejected...
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