His entire life, Ernie LaPointe was told his great grandfather was Sitting Bull, the Lakota Sioux leader who fought against General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Cavalry in the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Members of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds, and New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich, introduced the Indian Buffalo Management Act, legislation to create a permanent buffalo program. The goal is to encourage tribes to manage bison herds with the help of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
After a fight with ulcerative colitis and prognosis of one year to live, Rachel and Ross Pfeifle have done just about everything they can to start a family of their own and now, things are coming to fruition.
KOTA Territory Care & Share Food Drive invites the public to join us in this heartwarming community service event by collecting donations and handing out the delicious white chocolate chip bagels donated by Black Hills Bagels, coffee donated by Dark Canyon Coffee or cold drinks donated by Pepsi of the Black Hills.
Although South Dakota has a number of local and small-scale processors, there’s only one large plant, DemKota, in Aberdeen and Sustainable Beef would actually be slightly closer for a number of west river ranchers. Plus another processor in the area could mean more demand and higher prices for ranchers.