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Judge Orders Lower Brule Tribal Council to Hold Meeting

LOWER BRULE, S.D. (AP) – A tribal court judge has ordered the Lower Brule Sioux tribal council to hold a meeting in March. The council has not met for months because of disagreements among its members. The tribe’s constitution, however, mandates that council members gather once a month. The Mitchell Republic reports that Lower...
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SD Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Child Gets 3 Years

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man accused of sexually abusing a child in 2013 has been sentenced to 3 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has also sentenced 62-year-old Reginald Between Lodges to 5 years of supervised release. Between Lodges earlier pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact with a...
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US Rep. Kristi Noem Ends 2014 With $800,000 Cash on Hand

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem has ended 2014 with about $800,000 in the bank. Recently released 2014 year-end campaign finance reports show Noem raised nearly $2.4 million through the end of 2014 and spent more than $1.6 million. Noem’s campaign consultant Justin Brasell says it’s her strongest start to...
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Thune, Noem Have Campaign War Chests Well Before 2016 Vote

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen. John Thune and U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, both up for re-election in 2016, have substantial cash reserves more than a year-and-a-half ahead of Election Day. Recently released 2014 year-end Federal Election Commission campaign finance reports show Thune sitting on $9.7 million and Noem had roughly $800,000, her strongest...
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