Adel Toay

Law Officers Ask Obama For Help Policing Pipeline Protests

A dozen law enforcement officials in North Dakota are imploring President Barack Obama to send federal officers to help control protests against the Dakota Access pipeline. In a letter released Monday, the officers ask Obama to send 100 Border Patrol agents and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Special Operations Group. They say the federal help would help defray the…

Highway Patrol Cracking Down on Seatbelt Violators

South Dakota’s Highway Patrol has reinforced its efforts to encourage more motorists to wear their seatbelts. When conducting a traffic stop, Highway Patrol troopers will issue a seatbelt citation to all unrestrained occupants in accordance with state law and in addition to enforcement action on the primary traffic violation. The new directive began Wednesday, Dec. 7. Col. Craig Price, the…

6 Months Later, 49 Killed At Pulse Are Remembered In Orlando

Candles Lit Behind Stars With The Names Of Each Patron Killed

Relatives, friends and survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre stood outside Pulse where candles were lit behind stars with the names of each of the 49 patrons who were killed. They hugged each other outside the shuttered gay club in the early morning hours Monday to mark the six-month anniversary of the massacre. Many wore black and others wore rainbow-colored…

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Building New $13M Clinic

Featuring Medical, Dental, Behavioral And Vision Services Will Serve Members Of The Flandreau Santee Sioux

A clinic featuring medical, dental, behavioral and vision services will serve members of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe when it opens its doors for the first time next year. The tribe is fronting the $13 million to build the facility under an agreement with the federal government that allows it to manage its own health care services and bypass some…