125th Anniversary Memorial Ride underway

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold C. Frazier rode with 40 Big Foot Memorial Riders over the weekend.  The riders start off the memorial journey at Sitting Bull’s Camp on the Standing Rock Reservation on December 15th, for the next 15 days the group will travel over 300 miles to the Wounded Knee Memorial on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The […]

Gary Michael Stranger

Gary Michael Stranger (Charger), age 69, entered the spirit world on Thursday December 10, 2015 at Sanford Medical Center in Bismarck, ND.  He was surrounded by loved ones, family and friends.  Gary is survived by his son Jason (Stephanie) Charger, daughter Feather (Nathan) Nelson.  Grandchildren:  Ariel Youpee(Braden Dupris), Brittany Youpee, Julian Charger, Jason Charger Jr, Lalaina Charger, Brianna Charger, Cullen […]

Lavinia Eagle Chasing

Lavinia Eagle Chasing, 68, Eagle Butte, died Tuesday, December 15, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:00a.m. MST, Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte with Mother Margaret Watson presiding. Burial will follow in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cemetery, Cherry Creek. A wake service was at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 22, at the church, […]

Jewell High Elk

Jewell High Elk, 48, of Swiftbird, passed away, Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte.  Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte with Mother Margaret Watson presiding. A procession will be from the 4-mile at 10:00a.m. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Jewell’s arrangements. (www.familyfuneralhome.net)

Carol Prince

Carol Prince, 58, of Eagle Butte passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the Eagle Butte IHS Hospital.  Arrangements are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Last meeting of the year for the Dupree School Board

Impact Aid, attendance, Christmas concert accolades and regular procedural business sums up the last school board meeting of 2015 for the Dupree School District.  Business Manager Connie Alspach reported her findings after attending the National Indian Impacted School Association (NIISA) Conference held in Las Vegas.  At the conference, Alspach said, “ESEA – Elementary and Secondary Education Act” has finally been reauthorized […]

Gray wins LNI championship at 120 pounds, Braves finish fifth

Tiegen Gray was the lone champion for the CEB/Dupree Braves on Saturday night as the Braves had four wrestlers in the championship at the Rapid City Civic Center for the Lakota Nation Invitational Wrestling tournament. Wrestling at 120, Gray faced teammate Lawrence Lind in the finals. Gray pinned Lind in 1:48. Gray made it to the finals after defeating Lance […]


A HORSEMANSHIP CHRISTMAS T’was the night before xmas at the horsemanship corral all the students were riding
 and doing quite well   The horses were well grained their stalls were all clean the students were learning from Instructors David and Blaine   They were learning about Saddles Bridles, and such how to curry horses and where not to touch   […]

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