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April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers:

EPPARD RESIGNS AS SUPERINTENDENT: The Lyman School District does not have a high school principal or a superintendent in place for the 2014-15 school year after current Super…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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

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

State outlines repairs for erosion

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Bob Mercer
Capitol Correspondent

OACOMA — The state Parks and Recreation Division wants to build a giant retaining wall to prevent more ground at Cedar Shore marina from sliding into the Missouri River.

The project is scheduled for a 2014…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

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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Scavenger’s Journey planned this week

June 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Second Annual South Dakota Scavenger’s Journey will take place Friday through Sunday along a 90-mile stretch of old U.S. Highway 16 and Interstate 90 in central South Dakota.
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Area authors to sign books at Old West Flea Market and Scavengers’ Journey

June 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Amanda Radke, of Mitchell, will sign her book, “Levi’s Lost Calf,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 22.
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Tribe submits Oacoma casino application

May 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

OACOMA The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe submitted an application Wednesday to the U.S. secretary of the interior to allow tribal gaming on trust land near Oacoma. Continue Reading

Indian students lose fight for honor song

May 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Chamberlain board denies graduation ceremony request Continue Reading