Arsonist destroys BIE primary playground; efforts to rebuild underway



Art and artists to be featured at second grand opening of Sea of Grass exhibit in Timber Lake



The Timber Lake and Area Mu­seum has added a plein air artists “paint out” to the activities at the second grand opening of the “Sea of Grass” exhibit in Timber Lake July 23-25. Over 200 people attended the first grand opening on April 11. The exhibit is made up of 38 pieces of art, created by 24 dif­ferent artists and […]

Water main workers tear up Main Street



Local riders take part in South Dakota Fallen Officer’s Memorial Ride



The Fallen Officers Memo­rial Ride was on June 21st this year. J&L Harley-Davidson has partnered with the friends and families of South Dakota’s fallen officer’s to pay tribute to the people that have given the ulti­mate sacrifice. The ride was to remember Sgt. Chad Mechels, Deputy Bill Davis, Rapid City PD Officers, Ryan Mc­Candless and Nick Armstrong, Corrections Officer Ronald […]

Warriors Needed



Need horseman who can ride bareback at a high lope, with no fear. Riders will stage an Indian attack on a wagon train, July 29, 2015. Need to bring your own horse. Contact Orville LaPlante at 200-2146.

Cultural Heritage Center invites visitors for Fourth of July weekend



Local and area residents and their guests are encouraged to visit the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre over the Fourth of July weekend. The museum and Heritage Store, located northeast of the state Capitol at 900 Governors Drive, will be open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CDT on Friday, July 3. The museum and store will be open 1-4:30 p.m. […]

Eagle Butte man sentenced for assault



Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Da­kota man convicted of Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Intimate Partner and Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding was sentenced on June 22, 2015, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Julius Titus, III, age 35, was sen­tenced to 7 months in custody, followed […]

Red Bear siblings reunited



Emanuel Red Bear had always known that he had an older sister out there somewhere. He felt like was a secret that nobody seems want to talk about. They finally met several years after his moth­er’s probate. His sister’s name is June Red Bear. June Red Bear, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the eldest of 8 […]

First Basptist hosts annual summer festivities in Eagle Butte and Cherry Creek



Late June and early July are the beginning of deep summer, and all across the country there is the promise of swimming pools, watermelon, and fireworks. In northern Virginia, a team of part- time missionaries from several local churches is finalizing plans for an annual trip to Eagle Butte, South Dakota. This team will be joined by other missionaries from […]

Fire Marshal urges Fourth of July fireworks safety



PIERRE, S.D. – While there has been more rain in most of South Dakota this summer, state Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says the public still needs to be safe discharging legal fireworks this July Fourth holiday. Sale of fireworks in South Da­kota is legal beginning Saturday, June 27. State law allows the pur­chase and discharge of fireworks from June 27 […]


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