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Flandreau Santee Sioux

12/6/2018

article Tribal Casino Tax Row Judgment Must Be Stayed, SD Says (sub req)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota officials have urged a federal court to hold off on barring the government from taxing purchases by nontribal members at a Sioux tribe...

11/12/2018

article Sales tax not without our say so, say North Dakota tribes
(South Dakota) -- Prominent North Dakota tribal leaders are opposing draft legislation permitting them to level the state’s sales tax – on the grounds that...

11/2/2018

article S.D. Tribe Slams State's Bid For A Stay In Tax Row [sub req]
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has urged a South Dakota federal court to make the state honor a judgment that it cannot impose a use tax on...

8/9/2018

article Tribal president re-elected, challengers earn trustee spots
(South Dakota) -- Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal members re-elected tribal council president Tony Reider to another four-year term. Members of the tribe voted Saturday in...

7/31/2018

article FSST is exempt from excise tax on casino
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe cannot be forced to pay state excise taxes on its $24 million Royal River Casino & Hotel expansion, a federal...
article Tribal general election planned for Saturday
(South Dakota) -- Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe members will choose their president, secretary and two trustees in a general election Saturday. The polls are open from 10...
article Tribal childcare center grows
(South Dakota) -- A tribal day care that opened at the beginning of the year to address a childcare shortage has grown and plans to expand as need increases. Little...

7/17/2018

article Flandreau Santee not required to pay tax on casino work
(South Dakota) -- A federal judge has ruled South Dakota cannot force the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay excise taxes on the renovation of its casino. The Flandreau...

7/16/2018

article South Dakota loses bid to force Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay tax
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota cannot force the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay excise tax on the renovation of its casino, a federal judge has ruled. The tribe...

6/19/2018

article FSST primary narrows field of candidates
(South Dakota) -- Tribal President Anthony Reider and challenger Rick Sorensen will advance to the general election in August. Sorensen received 83 votes, and Reider had...

6/8/2018

article Hundreds of Contestants Line Up for Inaugural Flandreau Rodeo Weekend
(South Dakota) -- Two days and two separate rodeos this weekend in Flandreau have contestants riding for “some of the richest prize packages” on the SDRA circuit,...

6/4/2018

article Tribe Wants SD Kept From Collecting Tax On Contractor [sub req]
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe on Monday urged a South Dakota federal judge to bar the state from collecting an excise tax on a contractor working on...

5/21/2018

article SD Shouldn't Get Quick Win Over Excise Tax, Tribe Argues [sub req]
(South Dakota) -- Federal Native American law precludes a state excise tax on contractors working on an Indian casino, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe said in a recent...

4/24/2018

article Santee Sioux Tribe investigating use of renewable energy
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is exploring whether it wants to provide solar energy on its land, a vision that is causing the local power provider...

4/23/2018

article Tribe Slams SD’s Gambling Amenity Tax Bid In 8th Circ. [sub req]
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe urged the Eighth Circuit on Friday to bar South Dakota from levying use tax on its casino’s amenities, saying...

12/20/2017

article Tribal day care planned
(South Dakota) -- The Santee Sioux Tribe wants to put a day care at its community center, a plan that also gives hope for bringing the Head Start program back to...

10/10/2017

article South Dakota’s Bettor Racing Inc files for bankruptcy
(South Dakota) -- The owner of a South Dakota telephone race betting business is reassuring his customers that they’ll be made whole despite the firm filing for...

10/9/2017

article South Dakota-Based Bet Rebate Company Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota-based telephone wagering and off-track betting company catering to high-end horseplayers seeking rebates has filed for Chapter 7...

9/23/2017

article Brutality case in South Dakota handed off due to conflict
(South Dakota) -- A county prosecutor won't handle the case of a South Dakota man whose family and tribe have accused police of excessive force after a weekend...

9/21/2017

article SD Slapped Down By Federal Judge and Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe (sub req)
(South Dakota) -- A federal judge has stopped South Dakota from attempting to collect taxes on noncitizens using the Royal River Casino.

9/20/2017

article Flandreau tribe wins victory over state tax man
(South Dakota) -- The state of South Dakota cannot impose a use tax on non-tribal members who purchase goods or services associated with the Royal River Casino in...

9/19/2017

article Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims victory in long-running state taxation fight
(South Dakota) -- As the Trump administration debates whether to take a stand on a major taxation issue in Indian Country, one tribe is claiming victory over the state...

9/18/2017

article SD Can Tax Nontribal Members In Store, But Not Casino (sub req)
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota federal judge ruled on Friday that the state can’t impose a use tax on money nontribal members spend at the Flandreau Santee Sioux...

9/5/2017

article Tribe says gambling rule change would harm collections
(South Dakota) -- A Native American tribe seeking millions of dollars from a company that previously managed a tribal off-track betting business is set to ask South...

5/27/2017

article OP/ED: Ellis: Winners, losers in wake of Flandreau marijuana trial
(South Dakota) -- It took a Moody County jury just two hours on Wednesday to acquit a former consultant of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe on marijuana charges. The two...

5/22/2017

article Flandreau marijuana trial focuses on defendant's interview
(South Dakota) -- An interview that an FBI agent made with a consultant hired by the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to grow marijuana was the key piece of evidence...

5/15/2017

article State, Flandreau tribe clash in court
(South Dakota) -- The Flandreau Santee Sioux tribe is suing South Dakota over the state's interpretation that contractors working on an expansion of the Royal River...

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