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Three motorcyclists cited for going 151 mph in a 55-mph zone

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

FORT TOTTEN — Three motorcyclists were cited Wednesday for reckless driving after being clocked at 151 mph in a 55-mph zone near Fort Totten, the North Dakota Highway Patrol reported.
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TV reporter attacked at Spirit Lake

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

FORT TOTTEN – A WDAZ-TV reporter was attacked Tuesday while covering a story on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

Reporter Adam Ladwig was on the scene of a garage fire at a residence at 3:45 p.m. when two women, later joined by two men, tried to destr…continue reading on

Native healers, native doctors

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FORT TOTTEN Laidman Fox Jr. attributes the loss of the storytelling tradition among native people to the loss of nature itself. Continue Reading

Yankton out as Spirit Lake chairman

July 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FORT TOTTEN Wearing a full traditional headdress and vowing to “represent myself and the Spirit Lake Tribe with dignity and respect,” Leander (Russ) McDonald was sworn in Monday as new chairman of the tribe as about 150 supporters cheered and applauded. Continue Reading

ND man sentenced driving drunk, killing driver

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A Fort Totten man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for driving while drunk and killing another driver. Continue Reading

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Lake Region Pets Get Free Care From Traveling Vets

July 9, 2012 in WDAZ

DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) – Lake Region pets can get free care from students across the nation. Vets and veterinary students have traveled from as far away as South Carolina and British Columbia to offer the care in Fort Totten. Continue Reading

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Fort Totten Voter Turnout Low Despite Fighting Sioux Measure

June 12, 2012 in WDAZ

FORT TOTTEN, ND (WDAZ-TV) – The polls were far from packed in Fort Totten, even though Tuesday’s election has a special meaning to some on the Spirit Lake Reservation. Continue Reading

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Parents, Students Meet for ‘Tell it to Me Straight’ Dinner

May 17, 2012 in WDAZ

(WDAZ-TV) – Adolescence is difficult for both teenagers and their parents, and one of the most difficult topics to tackle is sex education. Continue Reading

Some Sioux say nickname ‘not our identity’

March 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FORT TOTTEN They cringe each time they see or hear a news report about the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname and how their tribe, the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe, has taken the lead in defending it. Continue Reading

Attempted murder charges linked to fires in Fargo

November 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A Fort Totten man accused of assaulting two children, setting fire to the apartment where they slept and then starting a nearby apartment on fire Sunday told police he did it because he “needed the attention,” court documents show.
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