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Means’ Hollywood Career Continued Until His Death

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – American Indian activist Russell Means kept busy with his Hollywood career even as he battled the cancer that finally took his life. Means died Monday in Porcupine, S.D. The Internet Movie Database reports that Means had recently completed projects, and had more in the works. Means appeared in a...
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Russell Means, Indian Activist, Actor, Dies at 72

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Former American Indian Movement activist and actor Russell Means has died. Oglala Sioux Tribe spokeswoman Donna Salomon says Means died Monday morning at his ranch in Porcupine, S.D. Means was 72. Means helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee, reveled in stirring up attention and appeared in Hollywood...
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Gregory Auditorium to be Location Today for Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council Meeting

UNDATED – (DRG News) The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Council will be meeting in Gregory today. The meeting is being held in a different location than normal-to foster economic and governmental relations with non-tribal populations in Gregory and the area that surrounds the tribe’s eastern-most community of Milk’s Camp. The 10:00 a.m. meeting will take...
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SD Lawsuit Seeks Money for Oahe Dam Land Losses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal lawsuit is seeking money for people whose land was flooded after South Dakota’s Oahe Dam was built. The Missouri River dam was dedicated in 1962. It took more than a decade to build. The Cheyenne River Sioux tribe recently got more than $400 million for more than...
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Disabled Man Couldn’t Escape Cluttered Home Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a South Dakota woman caused the death of her disabled son by keeping her home cluttered with trash and junk. They say because of the clutter, Kathleen Kuzior’s 29-year-old son, Richard Kuzior, died after a March house fire in McLaughlin. Kathleen Kuzior was indicted last week...
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Daugaard: Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for McGovern

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Senator George McGovern. McGovern died Sunday morning in Sioux Falls. Daugaard asks that all flags be flown at half-staff immediately for McGovern and remain that way each day from 8...
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Services Announced for Former Senator George McGovern

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Services have been set for former South Dakota Senator George McGovern. A public viewing is planned for 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. Members of the McGovern family will be at the viewing from 5 to 6 p.m. A prayer service will...
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Highway 73 North of Philip Closed for a Time Thursday After Winds Topple Semi

PHILIP, S.D. – (DRG News) One of the mishaps caused by winds yesterday occurred in Haakon County–as an empty cattle hauler was overturned on Highway 73 north of Philip. The Haakon County Sheriff’s Office says the semi blew over Thursday morning about 8:30 a.m. The truck had been northbound and winds tipped it-resulting in...
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Five Semis Tipped by Wind on Short Stretch of I-90 in Jackson County

KADOKA, S.D. – (DRG News) Emergency responders within a stretch of I-90 had a busy few days as this week’s excessive winds caused five semis to tip into the median over a two day period. Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy Dallas Kendrick says two semis were blown over Wednesday and three were tipped on Thursday....
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High Winds Cause at Least Two Mishaps in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Yesterday’s high winds resulted in at least two accidents in Pierre that were called into Pierre Police. Captain Elton Blemaster says that winds caused a light fixture within the Ramkota parking lot to fall on a car around 9:00 a.m. Thursday. The fixture struck a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix...
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