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  1. Report: South Dakota children at higher rate of food insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | KSFY

    According to the "Map the Meal Gap" report, food insecurity in the state ranges from 7.9 percent of the population in Lincoln County up to 27.5 percent in Oglala Lakota County. The average percentage of children who are food insecure in south Dakota is 18 percent, which is four percent higher than the national average.

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  2. Man convicted in murder of 13-year-old Pine Ridge girlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | KSFY

    A federal jury has convicted 27-year-old James Robert Dowty in the shooting death of a 13-year-old girl in Pine Ridge last July. Authorities say Te'Ca Clifford was buying alcohol with two friends during the middle of the night when she was shot by Dowty.

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  3. Nebraska village becomes ghost town after beer stores closeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KSFY

    A Nebraska village blamed for fueling alcohol-related problems on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has become a virtual ghost town as mental health and substance abuse advocates arrive to help people. The advocates found empty streets in Whiteclay, a sharp contrast from the usual scenes of drunkenness, loitering and violence in a town that sells millions of cans of beer each year near the home of the Oglala Lakota Tribe.

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  4. Nebraska beer stores near reservation lose liquor licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KSFY

    Four Nebraska stores known for selling millions of cans of beer each year near a South Dakota Indian reservation have lost their liquor licenses. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission's ruling on Wednesday could force an end to beer sales in Whiteclay, a town with just nine residents on the border of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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  5. FBI investigating reservation shooting involving policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | KSFY

    The FBI says it's investigating a shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in which a man died during an exchange of gunfire with authorities on Saturday. The agency said in a statement Wednesday that preliminary reports indicate Jeffrey Lynn Curry Jr., of Allen, South Dakota, died during the exchange.

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  6. Guilty plea expected in fatal reservation crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | KSFY

    Court documents show a former corrections officer plans to plead guilty in a fatal distracted driving case on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Sophia Janis, of Porcupine, has admitted to killing 58-year-old Theresa Martinez by recklessly driving an Oglala Sioux Tribe corrections SUV on the reservation in July 2015.

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  7. Presidential Disaster Declaration approved for December stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KSFY

    According to the Department of Public Safety, Gov. Dennis Daugaard says 24 South Dakota counties and two tribes may receive federal funding assistance to help recover from a late December storm that did more than $9.1 million in damage to public property. Counties involved are Butte, Clark, Codington, Day, Deuel, Dewey, Edmunds, Fall River, Faulk, Grant, Haakon, Hamlin, Harding, Jackson, Jones, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Pennington, Perkins, Roberts, Stanley, Sully and Ziebach.

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  8. Gov. Daugaard requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for December stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | KSFY

    According to the Department of Public Safety, Gov. Dennis Daugaard Monday requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help South Dakota recover from a late December storm that did more than $9.1 million in damage to public property. The request covers public assistance in 24 counties -- Butte, Clark, Codington, Day, Deuel, Dewey, Edmunds, Fall River, Faulk, Grant, Haakon, Hamlin, Harding, Jackson, Jones, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Pennington, Perkins, Roberts, Stanley, Sully and Ziebach.

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  9. Gov. Daugaard appoints Jeffrey Connolly as Seventh Circuit JudgeRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | KSFY

    Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that he will appoint Jeffrey Connolly of Rapid City as a circuit court judge in South Dakota's Seventh Circuit Court. "Jeff is an outstanding attorney and will be an excellent circuit judge," Gov. Daugaard said.

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  10. Feds need to enforce Corps plan to close land to Dakota Access protestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | KSFY

    Officials from Morton County are weighing in on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to close land to those protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. County commission chairman Cody Schulz says he's thankful for the Corps' decision to close the land on Dec. 5, but says it means nothing unless the federal law officers enforce it.

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  11. County won't move early voting center outside Pine RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | KSFY

    The Oglala Lakota County Commission has decided to keep an early voting center outside the village of Pine Ridge on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The state Democratic Party and tribal officials had asked county and state officials to consider relocating the voting site that's at the SuAnne Big Crow Center, citing in part safety concerns.

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  12. South Dakota chef revitalizing Native American cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | KSFY

    A chef with roots on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is eager to bring the food of his culture to a bigger audience. Sean Sherman is preparing to open a restaurant in the Minneapolis area with a big boost from online fundraising.

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  13. SDDP trying to change Oglala Lakota County early voting location after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KSFY

    The South Dakota Democratic Party is hoping to get the early voting location in Oglala Lakota County changed after a shooting occurred there during a basketball tournament Sunday. "We have been in talks with the Secretary of State and County Auditor about relocating the absentee voting location in Oglala Lakota County and are hopeful they will move the location as soon as possible to another suggested location that does not unreasonably burden voters," SDDP Director Suzanne Jones Pranger said.

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  14. Oglala Sioux look to boost safety after string of homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | KSFY

    Oglala Sioux officials have identified a man fatally shot during a basketball tournament on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, and they're taking steps to boost safety after a string of homicides. Tribal authorities tell the Rapid City Journal that several unidentified assailants killed Vinnie Brewer Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the SuAnn Big Crow Center Boys and Girls Club.

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  15. Authorities investigate fatal shooting on Pine Ridge Indian ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | KSFY

    Oglala Sioux Tribe Spokesman Kevin Yellow Bird told KEVN-TV that a young man was killed during a memorial basketball tournament at the SuAnne Big Crow Center on Sunday.

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  16. Authorities ID 4 victims of Pine Ridge duplex gas explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | KSFY

    The Oglala Sioux tribe identified the victims as 78-year-old Raymond Eagle Elk and his 74-year-old wife, Oletha Mousseau, 23-year-old Samantha Tobacco and 19-year-old Elfreda Takes War Bonnet. They died Oct. 6 in the blast in the town of Pine Ridge that also severely injured at least five other people.

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  17. Oglala Sioux spokesman: 3 dead in Pine Ridge duplex blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | KSFY

    A spokesman for the Oglala Sioux Tribe says three people have been reported dead after a duplex exploded in Pine Ridge. Tribe spokesman Kevin Steele says the explosion occurred Thursday afternoon.

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  18. Pine Ridge judges fired over custody case of slain toddlerRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | KSFY

    The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has fired three tribal judges involved in giving custody of a 2-year-old boy to a mother who is now accused of killing him. The council voted in a special session Monday to remove the judges, all of whom had been suspended in late August.

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  19. Crazy Horse Autumn Volksmarch set for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | KSFY

    This year's Crazy Horse Autumn Volksmarch is scheduled for Sunday at the huge mountain carving in western South Dakota. The event allows people to walk to the top of a mountain that's being turned into a sculpture of Oglala Lakota warrior Crazy Horse sitting on a horse.

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