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Wahpeton war hero given Rough Rider award

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HANKINSON, N.D. (AP) - The late Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the only full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nation's top military honor, has now been given North Dakota's highest honor, the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider award.

At Wednesday's ceremony, Gov. John Hoeven unveiled a portrait of Keeble that will hang in the state Capitol.

"He is truly an American hero. He belongs to this entire nation," Hoeven said.

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