Wreaths Across American Deadline Approaches

Wreaths Across American Deadline Approaches

November 18 is the deadline to donate a wreath to our local cemetery to be placed on a veteran’s grave. Cost is $15. Contact Jeannie Beman at 402-376-1747 or any legion auxiliary member to order. Wreaths will be placed December 16 – time TBA. Volunteers...
Fill An Empty Stocking & Share the Gift of Reading

Fill An Empty Stocking & Share the Gift of Reading

Leo Brinda Post 90, the Sons of the American Legion and Unit 90 in Valentine are sponsoring the annual Fill An Empty Stocking and Share the Gift of Reading projects. Parents and guardians who wish to sign up their children need to fill out the forms at Union Bank...
Ogallala Aquifer Levels Drop

Ogallala Aquifer Levels Drop

The draining of a massive aquifer that underlies portions of eight states is drying up steams, causing fish to disappear and threatening the livelihood of farmers who rely on it for their crops. The Denver Post reports that it analyzed federal data and found the...
More Issues Arise with Indian Health Service

More Issues Arise with Indian Health Service

A South Dakota tribe is threatening to ban some Indian Health Service officials from its reservation because the founder of the company the agency chose to staff the local hospital emergency department was previously involved in a $10 million false-claims scandal. IHS...
Mission Man Sentenced

Mission Man Sentenced

A Mission man has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting a federal officer on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation. Authorities say a bat-wielding 23-year-old Richard Peneaux came at a tribal officer who had responded to a disturbance report on the Sinte Gleska...