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Pierre School Board Votes to Start Working Toward Building New Elementary in NE Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre School Board voted unanimously yesterday to go forth with starting the preliminary steps that need to be done to build a new elementary school in the district.  The board has been exploring various options for several months and has held three public meetings to get input on...
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NY Attorney General Sues CA, SD Internet Lenders

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sued three Internet lenders alleging violations of state usury laws with high interest rates. The suit claims Western Sky Financial LLC, CashCall Inc. and WS Funding LLC and owners Martin Webb and J. Paul Reddam charged annual interest rates for personal loans at...
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Threat Forces Ballot Count Move in SD Alcohol Vote

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – The election supervisor on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation say threats have prompted officials to move ballot counting for a vote to legalize alcohol. Election commission chairman Francis Pumpkin Seed says protesters operating a camp in nearby Whiteclay, Neb., demonstrated against legalization Monday in Pine Ridge. He says...
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Crow Creek Tribe and Highway Patrol Join Together for Pow-Wow Enforcement Plan

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A joint law enforcement operation will be conducted during the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe’s upcoming pow-wow, which will be this Friday through Sunday.  The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the South Dakota Highway Patrol will be working together during the upcoming event.  A press release from the South Dakota...
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