July 11, 2007 23:00 ET

Lakota Appoints Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 11, 2007) - Lakota Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LAK) (the "Company") today announced that effective July 11, 2007, George Breuler, the Company's Chairman, has been appointed as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer in place of Stanley Robinson, who will remain as a director of the Company and will now be focussed on his role as a technical consultant to the Company as well as its qualified person. The board of directors of the Company would like to thank Mr. Robinson for his hard work as President over the past year.

The board of directors have commenced a search for a new permanent President and Chief Executive Officer and until a replacement is found, Mr. Breuler will fulfil such roles. Mr. Breuler has been a director of Lakota since November 1993 and was one of its founders.

The Company also announced that it has granted a total of 225,000 options to the new directors of the Company who were elected at the last annual meeting of shareholders and 50,000 options to the Company's Chief Financial Officer. All options will have an exercise price of $0.215 and such options will expire five years from the date of grant.

Outstanding Shares: 44,498,523

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