Archive for April, 2004

Beer store near reservation loses license

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004

Published Friday April 22, 2004
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LINCOLN (AP) – The owner of one of four beer-selling stores in the border town of Whiteclay has lost his liquor license after being convicted of a felony. (more…)

Liquor license for Whiteclay beer store will be lost May 1

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004

Published April 22, 2004
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The tiny border town of Whiteclay will have one less beer-selling store under action taken Thursday by the state’s Liquor Control Commission.

The three-member panel voted against allowing the liquor license of the Arrowhead Inn to be transferred from the past owner to his son. The father, Don Schwarting, also lost an appeal of the revocation of his license which was done in March because he had been convicted of a felony for selling used cars without a license. (more…)

Talks stall on policing Whiteclay

Tuesday, April 20th, 2004

Published Tuesday April 20, 2004
BY LESLIE REED
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD

LINCOLN – Tribal police for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota will not provide law enforcement in the Nebraska border town of Whiteclay if the State of Nebraska will not pay for it, a tribal official said Monday.

Negotiations between the Oglala Sioux Tribe and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning on a cross-deputization plan have slowed to a near halt over the issue. (more…)

Advocates of beer-free Whiteclay aim to seize chance

Friday, April 2nd, 2004

Published April 2, 2004
BY NANCY HICKS
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR

The owner of one of the four beer stores in Whiteclay has lost his liquor license, and his son is trying to take over the business.

But Nebraskans for Peace and at least one state senator are encouraging the Liquor Control Commission to close down the operation, one of four off-sale stores in the small town that cater to a nearby Native reservation. (more…)