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2012 Retrospective: September
Take a look back at September 2012's biggest stories from the pages of our weekly magazine, This Week From Indian Country Today ...
Shakopee Loans $48 Million to Lower Sioux for Debt Consolidation, Casino Redevelopment
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), whose reservation is located just south of the Twin Cities in Minnesota, has a reputation for helping other tribes...
Winnebago Tribe Competes for Iowa Commercial Casino
Ho-Chunk Inc. , the Winnebago Tribe's economic development corporation, has submitted a bid to build a $122.3 million commercial casino and hotel in downtown Sioux City, Iowa...
Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman Stanley R. Crooks Remembered and Missed By Many
Gale Courey Toensing
Stanley R. Crooks, the beloved chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and revered Indian country leader, died on Saturday, August 25 at the St...
Shakopee Mdewakanton Chairman Stanley R. Crooks Has Passed
Gale Courey Toensing
Stanley R. Crooks, the longtime chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and a renowned Indian country leader, passed away on Saturday, August 25...
SMSC and Canterbury Park Reach Unprecedented Joint Marketing Agreement
Edward Stevenson, left, president and CEO of SMG Gaming Enterprise which operates Mystic Lake and Randy Sampson, president and CEO of Canterbury Park, talk during a news conference...
Minnesota Governor Signs Bill Allowing Poker at State's Horse Tracks, Simulcast Betting at Indian Casinos
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill on Friday, May 4, authorizing the expansion of poker rooms at the state's two horse racing tracks and allowing Indian casinos to offer ...
Lower Brule Sioux Get $1 Million Donation From Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
When the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) contributes to the economic development and community improvement of another Indian nation, it is no small gesture...
Minnesota Legislation May Expand Gaming at Racinos, Allow Simulcasting at Tribal Casinos
Legislation in Minnesota may pave the way for Canterbury Park in Shakopee and Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus to expand table game offerings and provide simulcasting of horse...
Shakopee Mdewakanton Donate $1 Million to Santee Sioux Tribe
Once again, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has demonstrated their undying generosity and support for others, especially in Indian Country...
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