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Alexandria and Flandreau Advance at State B

Alexandria and Flandreau Advance at State B

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Alexandria and Flandreau both advanced to the 3rd round of the State “B” Amateur Baseball Tournament Thursday night at Ronken Field with 11-run victories. Tyson Gau fanned 9 in 8 innings in the Angels 12-1 win over Clark. Gau also had 2 hits and 3 RBI’s and Cole Wenande had 3 hits for Alex. Flandreau broke the…

Hundreds of Contestants Line Up for Inaugural Flandreau Rodeo Weekend

Two one-day events offer "some of the richest prize packages" on the circuit

Two days and two separate rodeos this weekend in Flandreau have contestants riding for “some of the richest prize packages” on the SDRA circuit, organizers told KDLT News Friday morning. The events kick off Saturday morning in Flandreau and the community is excited to host both participants and visitors. Royal River Casino and Hotel, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and…

Woman Sentenced For ID Theft, Bank Fraud In 3-State Region

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Marshall, Minnesota, woman has been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota to nearly three years in prison for an identity theft and bank fraud scheme. Authorities say 27-year-old Angelica Hatch-Pequin and co-conspirator Jason Fagin would steal mail from mailboxes in Minneapolis to obtain personal banking information of other people. They would use the information…

Tribe’s Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine, Court Costs

FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) – A consultant charged after he worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation’s first marijuana resort will have his case dismissed. Defense attorney Clint Sargent said a judge on Tuesday granted Jonathan Hunt’s request for a suspended imposition of sentence. Hunt, 44, of Colorado, paid a $500 fine and about $100…

Veterans Day Programs in South Dakota

Several observances and ceremonies take place Friday ahead of the official holiday

Due to the Veterans Day holiday on Saturday, November 11, you might check with your state and local offices before you head out today as many are closing their offices in observance. There are a number of Veterans Day ceremonies taking place throughout the state and region this weekend. The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs lists this morning at 9…

41st Hand Corn Picking Contest

FLANDREAU, SD — It was a sight for the ears at the 41st annual SD State Hand Corn Picking Contest. With only using two hands for ten minutes the contestants of all ages husked away. Even though technology has changed the game long time participant John VanLiere remembers learning to pick way back in the 30’s at 5-years-old. He reflects…

State Hand Corn Picking Contest Set for Saturday

Farm just northeast of Flandreau home to South Dakota annual event on Oct. 1

This annual tradition takes visitors and contestants back to the roots of farming. It is also a celebration of the work it takes to bring in the annual fall harvest – then and now. The state hand corn picking competition is hosted by the Jim Redder Farm each fall just northeast of Flandreau, South Dakota each fall. This family-friendly event…

Beloved Flandreau Meat Locker Destroyed In Fire

Officials: Too Early To Determine Cause Of The Fire

FLANDREAU, S.D. — A building that’s been in the community since the late 1930’s is changed forever. A little before noon Thursday, first responders received a 911 call reporting a fire at the Flandreau Meat Locker. Moody County Deputy Sheriff Ken Prorock said it’s too early to say what caused the fire. All of this happening on locker lunch Thursday….

Consultant Found Not Guilty In Marijuana Trial

Eric Hagen acquitted of charges Thursday afternoon

FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota jury has cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe develop a marijuana resort on tribal land. Eric Hagen, a consultant who worked with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, was found not guilty in state court of conspiracy to possess, possession by aiding and abetting and attempted possession…

Flandreau Man Identified In Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash

FLANDREAU, S.D.  – A Flandreau man has been identified as the person who died Sunday in a two-vehicle crash east of Flandreau. Both vehicles were eastbound on Highway 34 when the first vehicle, a 2007 Toyota Yaris, started to slow down and turn left onto 485th Avenue. The second vehicle, a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica, hit the first vehicle on the…

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…