Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Chairman Michael Jandreau at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. (USDA Photo by Lance Cheung.)

Longtime Lower Brule Sioux Chairman Sedated in Hospital

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An attorney for the Lower Brule Sioux says the tribal chairman is sedated in a Sioux Falls hospital as his doctors consult with their counterparts at the Mayo Clinic about his serious illness. Attorney Marshall Matz says the family of Michael Jandreau met with physicians Tuesday to discuss test results....
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Man Charged in Stabbing of Bureau of Indian Affairs Official

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Federal authorities have charged a man in the stabbing of the Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation in central South Dakota. Authorities allege that Brian Iron Boulder, 51, also known as Brian Ironboulder, stabbed Patrick F. Duffy in the back with a knife on March...
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Report: South Dakota Winter Wheat Crop Continues to Slide

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The condition of South Dakota’s winter wheat crop continues to decline. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that 35 percent of the winter wheat is rated in good condition, with no producers reporting an excellent rating. A report earlier this month showed that 49 percent was...
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Longtime Chairman of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Hospitalized

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A tribal official says the longtime chairman of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in central South Dakota is hospitalized with a serious illness. Tribal attorney Marshall Matz tells The Associated Press that Michael Jandreau (JAN’-droh) is suffering from complications from pneumonia. Matz says Jandreau was flown to a Sioux...
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