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Cheyenne River Youth Project to host Annual Christmas parties at the Main and Cokata Wiconi

Next week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host its annual Christmas parties at the Main youth center and the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. More...

Passage of Marsy’s Law to impact DPS Dissemination of Information

Officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say a recently passed amendment to the South Dakota Constitution will limit the type of information that can be made available to the public, media and other professions. More...

South Dakota SNAP earns second Federal Performance Bonus

The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) will receive its second bonus for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2015 for administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from the United States Department of Agriculture. More...

Opinions

Christmas at the Capitol

When she was in the third grade, Linda Krutzfeldt received a Colorado blue spruce seedling. It was 1986 and a South Dakota Department of Agriculture forester was giving an Arbor Day presentation at Linda’s school in Huron. More...

Lead Now Youth Conference

My grandma gave me one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received, which I’d venture to guess is typical for almost everyone. When I was about to become a new mom, she told me, “As a parent, you’re going to have to say no to a lot of things More...

Thinking about health...

What you need to know about choosing health insurance

Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as they’ve been vowing to do for several years, that doesn’t mean you should avoid signing up for 2017 insurance coverage. More...

Agriculture

USDA News

FSA urges farmers and ranchers to vote in county committee elections

USDA encourages farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. Beginning Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, USDA will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and More...

Feeder Design Reduces Hay Waste

BROOKINGS, S.D. - According to U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service, over the last decade hay production has decreased 11 percent while at the same time, hay prices have concurrently More...

Misc

Your questions and answers

If you’re a small business owner, you know you have to file your Form W 2 information with Social Security every year. You might not have realized you can save time and avoid errors by filing online. More...

Making Medicare Make Sense

Q:    Are Medicare Part B premiums increasing in 2017?A:     Yes, but for most beneficiaries, not by very much. More...

How to Take Care of Bruised, Fragile Skin in Winter

(StatePoint) Many people who bruise easily breathe a sigh of relief in the winter, because long sleeves and leggings or slacks can conceal myriad skin issues. More...

Winter storm shuts down area

The first major winter storm of the season moved into the area on Sunday night bringing freezing rain and snow. More...

Eagle Butte Snow Queen this Sunday

he Eagle Butte Snow Queen contest and Talent Competition will be held this Sunday at the C-EB High School Auditorium at More...

Dupree Area News

DHS Finds Helping Other “Berry Fulfilling”

There are many ways that people can help each other and in doing so fulfill needs while also feeling good.  Sometimes a helping hand is offered and people get right in there and work. More...

Parade of trees

The Dupree School’s Math/Art Committee is once again hosting their “Parade of Trees” in conjunction with the Christmas concert on Wednesday, December 14 More...

Dupree to hold Parade of Lights and more

Dupree’s resident’s have a chance to show their Christmas spirit on Wednesday, December 14 for the Dupree Parade of Lights and do some holiday shopping. More...

Community

Dupree Locals...

Kathy, Emily and Spencer Olsen were Wednesday afternoon visitors at the home of Clint and Jean Farlee. More...

Black Hills snowmobile trails open December 15

The Black Hills recently received up to 3 feet of snow, but South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) officials want to remind snowmobilers that the snowmobile trail system does not open until Dec. 15. More...

How to give holiday gifts that won’t be forgotten

StatePoint) If your holiday shopping list is focused on all the latest trends, remember, the hottest items are not always the most cherished. Sometimes it’s the warmest gifts that are the most unforgettable. More...

Youth

Tiny Hands prepare for a giant world of technology

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Primary students practice keeping their fingers on the “home row” keys More...

Thankful for family

A Thanksgiving feast was celebrated in Mrs. Ducheneaux’s third grade classroom More...

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