Russell Means

Russell Means’ Ashes Being Spread in Black Hills

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The ashes of Russell Means are being scattered in a private ceremony in western South Dakota’s Black Hills, a day after the former American Indian Movement activist was remembered in a ceremony on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Hundreds of people gathered at the high school in Kyle to...
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Snow and Trees

Measurable Snow Expected in Parts of the Dakotas

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A storm system crossing the Northern Plains is bringing measurable snowfall to parts of the Dakotas. National Weather Service meteorologist Scott Rudge tells the Rapid City Journal that an inch or two of snow has accumulated in the northern Black Hills area. And snow is starting to stick in...
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George McGovern

Sioux Falls Braces for Crowds at McGovern Services

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Officials and businesses in Sioux Falls are bracing for hundreds – if not thousands – of people to descend on South Dakota’s largest city to honor the life of former U.S. Sen. and one-time presidential hopeful George McGovern. McGovern, who lost a 1972 presidential bid to Richard M. Nixon,...
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Pierre Man Sentenced on Assault of an Officer and Other Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was sentenced Tuesday on Attempted Aggravated Assault of a Law Officer and two other charges. 20-year-old Jerald Noisy Hawk entered a guilty plea last month to the Attempted Assault of an Officer and Simple Assault Domestic charges and pled no contest to Sexual Contact without Consent....
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