Published Tuesday June 12, 2001
BY PAUL HAMMEL
Lincoln, Neb. — Two topics—allegations of overzealous law enforcement and the prospect of building a tribal nursing home near Whiteclay, Neb.—dominated a meeting about solving problems associated with massive beer sales at the border village.
In response to the problems, the Nebraska State Patrol has stepped up traffic stops and roadblocks near Whiteclay, where four beer-only liquor stores sell 4 million cans a year to residents of the officially dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation just across the South Dakota border. (more…)