Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...against getting into the marijuana business.Dave Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota and South Dakota, said his tribe might consider cultivating marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin, hemp, but the federal government would...
My love-hate relationship with photography

...probably take a proper photography class instead of this fake it 'til you make it style of taking as many photos as time and an SD card will allow. If I take 300 photos, hopefully 3 will be print-worthy!But, every now and then, I get really lucky...
Larry John Traeger

LARRY TRAEGERLarry was born on May 16, 1931 in Timber Lake, South Dakota, the third son of Joseph and Gladys (Gamble) Traeger. He attended Mt. Angel Prepatory School graduating in 1949. He then...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...resounding Northern victory.In 1890, Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other tribe members were killed in Grand River, South Dakota, during a confrontation with Indian police.In 1938, groundbreaking for the Jefferson Memorial took place in Washington...
Juneau Mercantile & Armory opens

...Ultimate Package allows visitors to shoot a variety of machine guns, including a "Thompson, MP 40, Uzi, Colt M4, AK 47, MP5 SD, FN Bar, MP5, S&W 76" with a bonus choice of the Gatling gun or Browning 1919. Packages include the presence of a Range...
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules

...contract was issued and later became acting director.The initial contract had been awarded to Personal Group Inc., a South Dakota-based company, where Drapeaux had worked on separate occasions, including within 12 months of joining the Interior Department...
Sports on TV

...Texas A&M at Baylor5 p.m., ESPNEWS - Alcorn St. at Iowa5 p.m., ESPNU - E. Michigan at Michigan5 p.m., FS1 - South Dakota at CreightonNHL HOCKEY3:30 p.m., NBCSN - Los Angeles at BuffaloSOCCER10:30 a.m., FSN - UEFA Champions League...
Rustan Burton named publisher of the Empire

...various positions including retail sales manager. He is the current advertising director at The Daily Republic in Mitchell, SD, part of Forum Communications. Throughout his career at Forum, he has also held various corporate leadership and mentorship...
Douglas H Alsip

...courageous battle with prostate cancer. Doug was born in Staten Island, NY, and then grew up in Clearwater, FL, Pine Ridge, SD, and Lakewood, WA, graduating from Bethel High School, Spanaway, WA in 1971. He attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy...
Dolores Larson Bain

...Charlie's job, the family moved from East Grand Forks to Denver, CO to Fond du Lac, WI to Yankton, SD to Crookston, MN to Brookings, SD to Milwaukee, WI and the finally settled in Juneau in 1969.During her years in Juneau, Dolores worked...


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