City accepts bids from First Dakota Enterprises for water main project

Doug O’Bryan wins lagoon project bid

The Eagle Butte City Council awarded two bids for two projects that will begin this summer in Eagle Butte at the May regular meeting on Monday night. First Dakota Enterprises of Ft. Pierre was the low bidder in the Utility Improvements and Street Resurfacing project, coming in at $4,861,811.58. The Wastewater Treatment Facility Project was awarded to sole bidder Doug […]

Annie’s Project: Seminar for Women in Agriculture to be Held in Eagle Butte



BROOKINGS, S.D. – If you’re a woman involved in the agricul­ture industry, then Annie’s Proj­ect may be the program for you.   Have you ever asked a farm/ ranch management question and not understood the answer?  Have you ever signed papers at the bank or FSA and not really understood what they were for?  Have you been thinking about if you […]

DHS holds “Evening of Music”



From wonderful solos to a beau­tifully large and great sounding choir, Dupree School held true for those that came for an ‘Evening of Music’ because there was a great variety of talent presented by the students that had been guided by their instructor Mrs. Becca Fiscus and accompanist Mrs. Dekle. Those eight elementary and junior high students that had competed […]

USDA News



The Dewey, Meade, Perkins & Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs. If you have any questions please contact the Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County at 365-5179 ext 2. DATES TO REMEMBER: May […]

Northwest Area Conservation Districts

The borer problem in green ash trees

Green Ash trees make up the majority of the woody vegeta­tion on many drainage ways and creeks throughout the western Dakotas. They have also been planted along roadsides, in parks, on campuses, home sites and farmsteads because of their adaptability to difficult growing sites, and their showy yellow, purplish or burgundy foliage in the fall. Generally, ash trees are tolerant […]

“Go Fourth” Program Encourages South Dakota Youth to Get Outdoors



PIERRE, S.D. – Twelve thousand fourth graders in South Dakota schools will get a special taste of summer freedom through South Dakota Game, Fish, and Park’s new “Go Fourth” program. The “Go Fourth” program, presented in partnership with the South Dakota Department of Health, will distribute free entrance licenses for one day in any South Dakota state park to every […]

C-EB and Dupree compete at Harold Severson Track meet



Harold Severson Track MeetGirls Results100 Meter Dash 1, Anderson, Courtney, Herreid/Selb, 14.07; 2, Walby, Cassidy, Bowman Count, 14.08; 3, Bar­tholmy, Elizabeth, Hettinger-Sc, 14.15; 4, Schaef­bauer, Alexa, Mobridge Pol, 14.23; 5, Sawvell, Kyla, WALL, 14.45; 6, Aberle, Mary, Timber Lake, 14.91; 7, Rust, Mercedes, C-EB, 14.94; 8, Kari, Julianna, Bison HS, 15.06; 9, Swanson, Kendra, Bowman Count, 15.07; 10, Maher, Talour, […]

Award-winning artist Montileaux to speak at Cultural Heritage Center



PIERRE, S.D. —Award-winning artist, author and illustrator Donald F. Montileaux will be the guest speaker at the May History and Heritage Book Club meeting. The program will begin at noon CDT on Thursday, May 7, at the South Dakota State Historical Society’s Cultural Heritage Cen­ter in Pierre. This program is free to the public and everyone is welcome to join […]

Governor’s Agricultural Summit to be Held July 9 & 10 in Deadwoodwill



The sixth annual South Dakota Governor’s Agricultural Summit hosted by the South Dakota De­partment of Agriculture (SDDA) will be held on July 9 and 10 at the Lodge in Deadwood. Pre- registration is required at www.sdagsummit.com. “The Governor’s Ag Summit is an opportunity for producers, agribusiness leaders, legislators and other policy decision mak­ers to hear and discuss the chal­lenges and […]

WIC Program Announces New Income Guidelines



PIERRE, S.D. – The South Da­kota Department of Health has released new income guidelines for the WIC Program effective May 1, 2015. WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provided at no cost to eligible moms, babies and children. Its goal is to offer education on healthy eating, nutrition and breastfeeding, and make […]


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