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Lower Brule casino at Oacoma takes next step

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jessica Giard

For the Daily Republic

OACOMA — An environmental assessment for a proposed American Indian casino in central South Dakota is under way and could be finalized by July.

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Lower Brule casino at Oacoma takes next step

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jessica Giard

For the Daily Republic

OACOMA — An environmental assessment for a proposed American Indian casino in central South Dakota is under way and could be finalized by July.

The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe has contracted with a Bism…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Oacoma fights casino plan

October 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer
Capitol Correspondent

OACOMA — Mayor Mike Schreiber has told the U.S. Department of Interior the Town of Oacoma “firmly objects” to granting federal permission for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to build an off-reservation casino…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tribal casino meeting in Chamberlain draws few people

August 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

CHAMBERLAIN — A former chairman of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and a former chairman for the National Indian Gaming Commission spoke in favor of the gambling casino Tuesday night of the gambling casino …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Comments sought for proposed casino near Chamberlain

July 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BIA requests public input on Lower Brule’s plan for Oacoma facility.
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Lower Brule tribe to get $300K matching grant for popcorn business

May 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The money is part of a matching grant. The tribe will put up $310,000 of its own cash to commit a total of $610,000 toward marketing its Lakota Foods popcorn.
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LBST casino proposal: Closer look at plan

April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The current Golden Buffalo Casino on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation is a small version of what the tribe hopes to build at Oacoma.
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LBST casino application to enter bureaucracy

April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Process involves federal and state offices, could take more than a year.
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Lower Brule man dies in motorcycle crash

April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LOWER BRULE A Lower Brule man died in a vehicle accident over the weekend. According to a funeral home handling arrangements, Clinton Skunk, Lower Brule, 20, died Saturday in a motorcycle accident.
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Lower Brule popcorn manufacturer making a name for itself

April 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

LOWER BRULE Tucked away in central South Dakota, Lakota Foods may not yet compete with popcorn’s biggest brand names, but the tribal-owned popcorn manufacturer is gaining lots of accolades from agriculture officials for its products and job opportunities.
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