September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Federal jurors in Bismarck are deliberating the fate of a man accused of stabbing to death another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Continue Reading
April 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS A new federal law giving tribal courts limited jurisdiction in domestic violence cases involving non-Indians gives new hope to Indian women while safeguarding due process rights of the accused, according to U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon and a leading victims advocate. Continue Reading
April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
SPIRIT LAKE NATION As health and social service professionals grappled over the past year with issues of child protection at Spirit Lake, they found a disturbing trend at Mercy Hospital in neighboring Devils Lake. Continue Reading
January 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The U.S. attorney’s office in South Dakota has finished reviewing a handful of unsolved death cases on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and determined that “some” of them should be closed, U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says.
December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is set to open a $25 million adult jail next month that will emphasize cultural wellness for inmates.
November 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The Lakota Federal Credit Union opened Wednesday.
November 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) At first, the agenda of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s newly elected president might seem overly ambitious. But Bryan Brewer says the issues on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, ranging from a housing shortage and high unemployment to alcoholism and violence, are deeply intertwined. Continue Reading
November 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW TOWN The woman who was killed here Sunday was president of her church council, served on many community boards and cut fabric squares for the quilting club, neighbors and friends said Monday. Continue Reading