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
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
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
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.
September 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Chairman-elect asks outgoing officials not to attend ceremony. Continue Reading
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.