February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized
By Dirk Lammers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) â As “American Hustle” vies for a best picture Oscar Sunday night, former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler will pop into the Academy Awards broadcast a couple of times to remind South Dakota residents that he was the l…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
June 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The Energy Department’s inspector general says former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson collected $450,000 in questionable payments from the nation’s federally funded nuclear labs after she left office.
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The manager of the Teamsters bar and gaming facility in Fargo was fired in 2011 after she objected to a supervisor’s suggestion that the bar host a phony charity event for a nonexistent sick infant to boost business. That is one of the allegations in a report issued by the Independent Review Board, which details suspected corruption by high-ranking officials with the Teamsters Local 120, based in Blaine, Minn.
October 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Republicans in Pierre depend on using our tax dollars for their campaign treasury. And that’s why they are pulling out all the stops to support Referred Law 14.
October 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Technology contractors route contributions to secretary of state through his PAC.
April 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic
More and more, the federally-mandated, nonrefundable commodity checkoffs resemble something out of a Charles Dickens novel. Continue Reading
March 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) State governments lack transparency and accountability to citizens, and remain at high risk for corruption, according to a new study of all 50 statehouses.
January 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
FORT THOMPSON A Crow Creek tribal council and school board member pleaded not guilty Jan. 4 to a December indictment for misprision of a felony and making a false statement. Continue Reading
December 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Rod Blagojevich is headed to prison in a judicial decision that is right as rain. Continue Reading
September 3, 2011 in The Daily Republic
FORT THOMPSON Peter Lengkeek is well aware of the problems, many self-inflicted, that have plagued the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe in recent years.