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June 11, 2019
Human remains found on Spirit Lake Reservation tied to missing Grand Forks man, family says
SPIRIT LAKE RESERVATION — It’s just three weeks shy of a year since 19-year-old JoLyn Bruce last saw her father. Now, she says investigators...
June 11, 2019 - 5:30pm
June 21, 2018
Federal murder charges filed in the deaths of two women on ND reservation
GRAND FORKS - Federal murder charges have been brought against multiple suspects who investigators say are responsible for the deaths of Amanda...
June 21, 2018 - 3:49pm
October 30, 2017
FBI investigating ND woman accused of running adoption scam
WOODWORTH, N.D.—Moms across the country are blaming a North Dakota woman for destroying their sense of safety and their hope to grow their...
October 30, 2017 - 8:28am
October 24, 2017
Voters could decide if Spirit Lake Casino puts alcohol on the menu
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.—One local reservation could soon allow alcohol, but it could take a ballot referendum vote. The Spirit Lake Reservation is...
October 24, 2017 - 8:43am
October 1, 2017
McFeely: Once seen as voice for Native American children, woman now accused of scam
Well, this is a sticky wicket. A North Dakota woman being investigated for an adoption scam involving Native American children is the same North Dakota woman who was heralded as a whistleblower for exposing problems with child protection and welfare services on the Spirit Lake Reservation....
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
April 11, 2017
ND Department of Public Education pushes forward with project to increase Native American education
DEVILS LAKE, N.D.—Spirit Lake elder Oliver Gourd Sr. wants to keep his people's culture alive. He worries they will lose their native Dakota language, with younger generations speaking it only as a second language. He also wants people to understand the damage Native American...
April 11, 2017 - 9:39pm
October 16, 2016
Spirit Lake Nation battles youth suicide
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- In 2008, Spirit Lake Nation tribe member Cora Whiteman lost her teenaged daughter, Jami, 14, to suicide. As the Whitemans...
October 16, 2016 - 8:44am
June 7, 2016
Change of plea in Spirit Lake case
June 7, 2016 - 6:37am
March 1, 2014
Spirit Lake social services staff quits
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. — The head of the Spirit Lake Nation’s embattled social services program has resigned after just six months on the job. Robert O’Keefe said it’s been next to impossible to recruit social workers to the reservation south of Devils Lake. “I came out here...
March 1, 2014 - 7:55am
October 28, 2013
Turnover hurts BIA efforts to protect children
FARGO — Turnover of staff to investigate suspected child abuse and neglect cases has hampered efforts by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to improve child protection services on the Spirit Lake reservation. The BIA assumed control of child protection services and certain foster care...
October 28, 2013 - 8:51am
October 4, 2013
Spirit Lake Social Services cut to the bone with shutdown
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Social workers at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation have been furloughed because of the federal government shutdown, causing concern among tribal officials and a U.S. senator. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs took over social services from the tribe a year...
October 4, 2013 - 6:31am
September 8, 2013
Former ND tribal leader loses reinstatement effort
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- An appeals court has vacated a Spirit Lake Tribal Court order reinstating Roger Yankton Sr. as tribal chairman. The Grand Forks Herald reports that the Northern Plains Intertribal Court of Appeals in Aberdeen, S.D., has overturned the tribal court's July...
September 8, 2013 - 1:00pm
June 27, 2013
Cain out as Spirit Lake chief judge
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. -- Shirley Cain, chief judge of the Spirit Lake Tribal Court, was removed from office Wednesday by order of the Tribal Council. Cain said she had tendered her resignation Friday, making it effective in 30 days, as required by her contract with the tribe, but she...
June 27, 2013 - 7:08am
October 1, 2012
Spirit Lake cut off from any appeals
FARGO -- The door to the appeals courtroom has been slammed shut for more than a year for American Indian residents of Spirit Lake Nation.
October 1, 2012 - 5:15am
September 10, 2012
Deadline looms: Review team returning to Spirit Lake reservation
FARGO -- This week could decide the future governance of social services for the Spirit Lake Tribe as a deadline looms about who should run programs...
September 10, 2012 - 6:07am