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Spirit lake petition gathers enough votes for submission, circulators looking for more
Petition circulators have enough signatures to prompt a recall vote of Spirit Lake tribal chairman Roger Yankton but they say they're still in need of more people to sign the petition and they're finding supporters hard to come by.
Thursday, May, 02, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Petition to remove Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman submitted Monday
Petitions were turned in today in an effort to remove Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman Roger Yankton from office. Organizers have been collecting signatures for well over a month. They say they've got nearly 600 people to say it's time for Yankton to go.
Monday, June, 24, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Lake Region residents plan to boycott Spirit Lake Casino
Some people in the Lake Region say they plan to boycott the Spirit Lake Casino amid continuing controversy and confusion inside the tribal government. But others who are fighting for change in the tribal government think a boycott is a bad idea.
Monday, July, 22, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Spirit Lake residents await decision on tribal chairman's fate
Former Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman Roger Yankton says he feels like a prisoner on the reservation after the tribal council got a restraining order barring him from tribal offices, but people working to keep Yankton out of office say it's time he listens to the will of the people and steps down.
Wednesday, August, 21, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Unofficial results for Spirit Lake tribal council seat
Voters in Fort Totten are decided Tuesday who will take over the Spirit Lake tribal council seat formally held by tribal chairman Russ McDonald.
Wednesday, October, 16, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Spirit Lake petition supporters more confident after election
The Spirit Lake tribal council will soon welcome two new members amid continuing cries to oust tribal chairman Roger Yankton. Now supporters of a petition to remove Yankton say new tribal council members will make it easier to force Yankton into a recall election.
Wednesday, May, 08, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Spirit Lake Tribe holds council election
Voters on the Spirit Lake Nation are deciding the fate of two tribal council members today. The election will result in at least one new council member with possibly more changes to come.
Tuesday, May, 07, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Man gets life term for killing 4 in North Dakota
A Somali national was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for killing the mother of his child and three other people in North Dakota two years ago.
Tuesday, April, 30, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Yankton outed, McDonald named Spirit Lake Tribal Chairman
Spirit Lake tribal Chairman Roger Yankton is out, after an overwhelming majority of tribal members vote to recall him. Tribal members named a new chairman as well, bringing resolution to a controversy that has been swirling for months on the reservation.
Monday, July, 01, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Spirit Lake petition petition numbers reevaluated
Petitioners trying to remove Spirit Lake tribal chairman Roger Yankton say they don't need as many signatures to validate their petition as originally thought. They're planning to take their case to the Spirit Lake election board when they turn the petition in.
Tuesday, May, 21, 2013 - WDAZ - News

FBI presence on Spirit Lake Nation Wednesday
FBI agents are on the Spirit Lake Nation Wednesday and an investigation is underway. It's the latest step in a drawn-out summer of tragedy and controversy on the reservation.
Thursday, August, 08, 2013 - WDAZ - News