An Oakes man faces charges in the February rapes of three people younger than 15. Lane Olson, 19, was charged in Dickey County Court with three counts of gross sexual imposition. He’s being held in the Stutsman County jail on $2,000 bail. Court documents said Olson had sex with three acquaintances, who later went to police.
A two-vehicle crash on Standing Rock Indian Reservation has left one person dead. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is investigating the crash, which happened Friday afternoon south of Kenel, N.D. A car and a Standing Rock Public Transit van were involved. Authorities said one person in the van has died and several others were hurt.
While the policy, dated March 3, basically was written to cover lights-and-sirens pursuit of a vehicle heading onto the reservation, Beltrami County commissioners said the lack of a law enforcement agreement with the Red Lake Nation could pose problems at the band’s new casino now under construction.
An American Indian who served as the attorney general of Idaho was nominated Friday to become the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
President Barack Obama nominated Larry EchoHawk, a law professor at Brigham Young University and a member of the Pawnee tribe, to the post. As well as being former attorney general, EchoHawk also ran for Idaho governor in 1994, losing to Republican Phil Batt by less than 35,000 votes.
An American Indian who served as the attorney general of Idaho was nominated today to become the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
President Barack Obama nominated Larry EchoHawk, a law professor at Brigham Young University and a member of the Pawnee tribe, to the post.
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