The former U.S. attorney in North Dakota decided to take on his former employer by filing a motion Thursday to lift an 11-year-old federal injunction that prevents a man from growing industrial hemp on a South Dakota reservation.
The Loyal Mdewakanton community has filed a lawsuit with the government to reclaim what they say is tribal land. The tribe says a declaration from the Secretary of the Interior in 1863 set aside a 12-square mile radius of Redwood, Renville and Sibley counties for the band.
Federal authorities are investigating a shooting on the Yankton Indian Reservation in southeast South Dakota that left one person dead and another person injured.
The new online system for state park reservations could not handle the flood of traffic it got and crashed about an hour after going online.
Four new welcome signs will greet people along the Red Lake Reservation border.
A man wanted for allegedly shooting two people and killing another in November on the Red Lake Reservation surrendered to police Monday.
A Red Lake man was shot by police after they said he tried to run over an officer following a crime spree that included 10 thefts and burglaries as well as the theft of three vehicles.