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Tribal officials pledge action against meth

August 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LAKE ANDES Yankton Sioux tribal officials publicly stated this week they plan to take action to combat methamphetamine use in their community. Continue Reading

Yankton tribe hasn’t used federal grant to fight meth

August 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WAGNER (AP) An American Indian tribe in an area of southeastern South Dakota where some people say the illegal drug methamphetamine has become rampant has not used a federal grant to hire a detective to combat meth use. Continue Reading

Break-ins alleged at YST tribal headquarters

June 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Yankton Sioux government crisis grows from Fort Randall Casino controversy.
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Yankton Sioux government crisis deepens

June 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Six acting officials reportedly OK’d in place of those who were suspended.
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Yankton Sioux Tribe leaders suspended for alleged misconduct

June 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WAGNER The vice chairwoman and five other members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe Business and Claims Committee have been suspended without pay for misconduct after allegedly trying to cancel a meeting of the tribe’s General Council without the authority to do so. Continue Reading

Somali man charged with ND murders

May 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Victims were members of Yankton Sioux Tribe. Continue Reading

Yankton Sioux Tribe cheers new leadership

September 30, 2011 in The Daily Republic

More than 400 people cheered and applauded the newly inducted members of the Yankton Sioux Tribe Business and Claims Committee Friday in Wagner.
Speakers expressed the importance of leadership, unity and a stronger government.
Incoming chairman Thurman Cournoyer Sr. stated he plans to bring the tribal council back to a place of honor by providing transparency, better law and policy enforcement and promoting the tribe’s heritage. The tribal government is moving into a new headquarters in Wagner Monday.
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Yankton Sioux Tribe prepares for transition in leadership

September 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Chairman-elect asks outgoing officials not to attend ceremony. Continue Reading

‘Mob rule’ alleged on Yankton Sioux Reservation

September 17, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Tension between incoming, outgoing tribal council officials leads to school lockdown.
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Thune gets tour of health care ‘mecca’ in Wagner

April 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Sen. John Thune spent three hours Wednesday listening and learning about health-care concerns and efforts to serve residents in and near this Charles Mix County community.
Thune, R-S.D., toured the Wagner Community Based Outpatient Clinic, which provides health-care services for veterans.
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