Tribal president re-elected, challengers earn trustee spots
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal members re-elected tribal council president Tony Reider to another four-year term. Members of the tribe voted Saturday in a contest between Reider, who earned 121 votes, and challenger Rick Sorensen, who finished with 98 votes.
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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...
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
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(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...
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(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...
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article Tribe Wants SD Kept From Collecting Tax On Contractor [sub req]
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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...
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article Brutality case in South Dakota handed off due to conflict
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(South Dakota) -- A federal judge has stopped South Dakota from attempting to collect taxes on noncitizens using the Royal River Casino.
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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...
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...
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...
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