The Eagle Butte City council held it’s November regular meeting on Monday evening.



The council heard from Trent Bruce, DGR engineer on the status of the multiple projects currently underway in Eagle Butte. Bruce reported that the lagoon project is 40% complete at this time and work will continue throughout the winter. A boat ramp has been poured at the lagoon as part of an EPA requirement. The foundation for wood framed building […]

Six contestants vie for Eagle Butte Snow Queen Crown



Who will be the next Eagle Butte Snow Queen? That question will be answered this Saturday at the 2015 Eagle Butte Snow Queen Festival.  The festival will be held at the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Auditorium beginning at 7:00 pm.  This year there will be six local ladies competing for the Senior Snow Queen title. The newly crowned queen will go on […]

Thelma Vivian Frame



Thelma Vivian Frame, 92, of Rapid City, and former long-time Dupree resident, died November 18, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center, New Underwood. Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm Sunday, Nov. 22, and conclude with a prayer service at 4:00 pm, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel, Sturgis. Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 23, at 11:00 am at the Dupree Pioneer […]

Gyla Jandreau



Gyla Jandreau, 61, of Eagle Butte, died Thursday, November 19 in Eagle Butte. There will be wake services at Eagle Butte Community Center on Monday, November 23, at Lower Brule Community Center on Tuesday, November 24 and funeral services at 11:00am, Wednesday, November 25 at Lower Brule Community Center, with burial to follow at Holy Angel Cemetery, Presho, SD.  Arrangements […]

Pastor Norman Blue Coat, Sr.



Pastor Norman Blue Coat, Sr., of On The Tree, SD, passed away on November 21, 2015 at St. Mary’s hospital in Pierre, SD.Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 29th with scripture at 7:00 p.m. at the Eagle Butte UCC Church.Funeral services will be at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 30th at the Eagle Butte UCC Church.Burial will […]

Edna Grace Joens Strong



Edna Grace Joens Strong 90, of Spearfish passed away on November 18, 2015 at her home at Garden Hills Assisted Living in Spearfish. Edna was born to Hans and Alvena (Schlie) Joens on July 9, 1925.  She was the 12th of 13 children.  She was the first in her family to graduate from high school and inspired her father to […]

Drucilla Widow



Drucilla Widow, 95, of Red Scaffold, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., MST, Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Old Agency Building, Eagle Butte with Pastor Byron Buffalo presiding.  Burial will follow in the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis at 3:00p.m.  An all night wake service will be at […]

Drucilla Widow



Drucilla Widow, 95, of Red Scaffold, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., MST, Monday, November 23, 2015 at the Old Agency Building, Eagle Butte with Pastor Byron Buffalo presiding.  Burial will follow in the Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis at 3:00p.m.  An all night wake service will be at […]

DHS students receive honorable mention at South Dakota BIG Ideas Business Plan competition



The Dupree High School recently had two of their students receive Honorable Mention recognition in the SD BIG Ideas Business Plan Competition.  Of 263 entries, from 37 high schools, only eight overall winners are selected and then students that had scores within 10% of the eight finalists received Honorable Mention certificates.  DHS Introduction to Business Class students, taught by Mr. […]

Birkland named to District 15B All-Tournament Team



DHS Volleyball player Bailee Birkeland, a sophomore at Dupree High School, was recently selected for the 2015 District 15B All-Tournament Volleyball Team.  Other local players selected include:  TLHS players Sydnee Mettler, Loryn Schoelerman, and Megan Ducheneaux; McIntosh player Jordan Baumeister, Tiospaye Topa player Keysha Guajardo, and Lemmon players Bailie Beer, Camryn Shockley, and Morgan Ham.


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