Cheyenne River Youth Project

Group Needs Toys to Help 1,500 Children on SD Reservation

EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) – A nonprofit is looking for individuals willing to fulfill ‘Dear Santa’ letters from children living on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The group Cheyenne River Youth Project says it has letters from 1,500 children and still needs more than 400 Santa Clauses to step up. The...
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SD One of 21 States Pushing to Overturn Md. Gun-Control Law

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Twenty-one states are asking a federal appeals court to overturn provisions of Maryland’s gun-control law that ban 45 assault weapons and limit gun magazines to 10 rounds. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey led the coalition in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
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Onida Red Cross Volunteer to Serve in Buffalo, NY Following Storm

UNDATED – (DRG News) A local volunteer with the American Red Cross in South Dakota is deploying to Buffalo, New York to assist with Red Cross relief efforts in that part of the United States.  Almost seven feet of snow fell in parts of western New York last week and now, a flood warning...
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Medical Marijuana Supporters Lay Out Strategy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The leader of an effort to make marijuana a legal medical drug in South Dakota says the best avenue likely is an initiated measure to get the question on the 2016 general election ballot. Emmett Reistroffer says the fact that 2016 is a presidential election year will mean a...
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