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News

Community Loan Fund invests $1.5 Million in South Dakota’s Native-Owned Businesses

 Four Bands Community Fund, a non-profit community loan fund, is celebrating a milestone as it reaches a total of $1.5 million in loans deployed to support over 60 Native American-owned small business start-ups and expansions throughout More...

Bruguier sentenced for assaulting individual with a box cutter

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on April 25, 2016, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. More...

Topic publisher inducted into South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame

Timber Lake Topic publisher Kathy Nelson, was one of four individuals inducted into the South Dakota Newspaper Association Hall of Fame. More...

Community

Red Dog learning to help build healthy nations

Kolt Tiger/Red Dog, son of Rhonda Tiger/Pay Pay and the late Kermit Red Dog of Eagle Butte, SD is a student at United Tribes Technical College. One of the classes Tiger/Red Dog is taking is Mother Earth Food Sovereignty and Health. More...

Welcome Sawyer Annaliese

Easton Brady and Breckyn Law would like to announce the birth of their new sister, Sawyer Annaliese. Sawyer was born on Thursday April 14, 2007 at 4:03 p.m. at St. Alexius in Bismarck, ND. She weighed 8 lbs 13 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

Youth

C-EB sixth graders take on community members in cribbage tournament

Seventeen Eagle Butte community members descended onto the C-EB Upper Elementary on April 1 to face 14 sixth graders in a cribbage tournament More...

Traversie, Pearman top vote getters in District 4 special election

Melvin Traversie of Timber Lake and James (Jim) Pearman of Eagle Butte were the top two candidates selected in the CRST District 4 special election held last week. More...

DENR recognizes Mni Wasté/Tri-County Water for compliance

The South Dakota Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) announced today that the Mni Waste/Tri-County Rural Water System public water system and the system’s operation specialist have been awarded a Drinking Water Ce More...

West River Eagle staff win nine awards at South Dakota Newspaper Convention

West River Eagle staff members attended the 134th annual South Dakota Newspaper Association Convention this past weekend in Mitchell.  More...

Dupree Area News

Dupree City Council reorganizes; Farlee, Lenk appointed to Ward II seats

The Dupree City County trailer percolated with activity as the smell of coffee moved in and out of the presence of the approximately 20 citizens and council members who attended the meeting to see the new mayor and council members sworn into o More...

Dupree youngsters perform production of Alice in Wonderland

Dupree Elementary students peformed a Missoula Children’s Theater production of Alice in Wonderland on Friday night. Right: Alice Tall (Angel White Mountain) gets some help finding the Queen of Hearts from Gryphon (Riley Tibbs). More...

Opinions

Letter to the Editor

He was despised and rejects by mankind, a man of suffering and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised and we held him in low esteem. Surely he took our pain and bore our suffering. More...

Voices of our political leaders

Celebrating the moms in our lives

One of the most noteworthy qualities about President Reagan was his unmatched ability to capture the feelings of the American people when he communicated with them. More...

Voices of our Political Leaders

The RESPECT Act

It is hard to believe that in 2016, our Native American neighbors and friends are still legally subject to a number of hateful and paternalistic federal laws. More...