Edward “Ed” Arthur Slocum



Edward “Ed” Arthur Slocum, 68, of Eagle Butte, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls from complications after a short hospital stay. As per Ed’s wishes, a family memorial will be held at a later date.  Ed was born December 10, 1947 in Vermillion to Robert and Lorraine (Kundert) Slocum. He graduated from T.F. Riggs […]

Thurman Little Wounded, Sr.



Thurman Little Wounded, Sr., 56, of Dupree, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Rapid City Regional Hospital.  Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m, MST, Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building with Pastor Pauline Webb presiding. Burial was 2:30 p.m., MST, Friday, January 29, 2016 at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, Rapid City, SD. A wake service was […]

Jerry Marx



Jerry was born on Sept 29, 1943 to  Lois Symonds Marx and Sylvester (John) Marx.  When Jerry was a young child the family lived in a variety of places such as Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Sulphur.  When he was about 9 Lois married Leo (Gailen) McDaniel.   The family moved to Lantry, SD.  Jerry spent most of the following years in the Lantry/Dupree area.   He attended school in […]

Letter to the Editor

Clean our own house first

  CRST Chairman Harold Frazier’s address to the SD state legislature is reminiscent of previous historical attempts at social reform between city, state and federal governments and Indian Country. Literally we are a microcosm of global, national and regional state of affairs. We feed out of the same trough of adversity that others do as well. In the trickle down […]

Celinda Rose Traversie



Funeral services for Celinda Rose Traversie, 87, of Eagle Butte, were Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte.  We met at the 2-mile Jct. at 4:00 p.m. Friday, to process to the church for wake services beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Interment was at Looking Horse, Green Grass. Arrangements are with Kinkade Funeral Chapel, […]


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