“Justice for East Lee” march held in Eagle Butte



153 days have passed since the body of East Lee was discovered at Brueschke Lake northeast of Eagle Butte with a gunshot wound to his head, ending his young life at just 19 years old. Since then, no arrests have been made in connection with his death. On Friday, despite a cold front and a strong northwest wind, near 100 […]

Two Eagle Butte residents chosen for prestigious Bush Fellowships



Eileen Briggs, Director of CRST Tribal Ventures, and Julie Garreau, Executive Director of the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) were among 24 organizational leaders selected for the 2016 Bush Fellowships. The 24 leaders were chosen for their records of achievement and their extraordinary potential to make significant contributions in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and 23 Native nations that share […]

What’s happening at the Dakota Club Library?



Thursday, March 24, 2016  10-3 p.m. at Dakota Club Library, 219 Main St. Eagle Butte, SD Resume writing and job application workshop. Friday, March 25, Dakota Club Library will be closed in observance of Good Friday Saturday March 26 10-3 at Dakota Club Library, Easter Bake Sale Fundraiser Wednesday April 6, 2016, 12-2 p.m. Landmark Hall, Keeping your children safe […]

Five Dewey County seats up for election



Two county commissioner seats in Dewey County are open this year in District 4 and District 5. Incumbent’s Robert Berndt in District 4 and Robert Keckler, both democrats have filed petitions for the two seats. Along with the two commission seats, the Dewey County State’s Attorney along with the County Treasurer and Coroner seats are also opening up. Current state’s […]

Gov. Daugaard signs tuition freeze bill



Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed into law House Bill 1203 to freeze tuition at the state’s public universities and technical schools.  HB 1203 uses $42.3 million in one-time money to provide for the early repayment of four bond issues. Prepaying the bonds will save the state $3.7 million annually, which will be repurposed to fund tuition buy downs. The state […]

Plan to attend the second annual Cheyenne River Research Symposium in Eagle Butte this Thursday



The second annual Cheyenne River Research Symposium:  Researching, Restoring & Rebuilding our Oyate for a Longer Life is scheduled for Thursday, March 24 at the Cheyenne River Youth Project (The Main) from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Community members are invited to participate in the free event to learn about current research, meet presenters and have face to face discussions […]

Plan to attend the second annual Cheyenne River Research Symposium in Eagle Butte this Thursday



The second annual Cheyenne River Research Symposium:  Researching, Restoring & Rebuilding our Oyate for a Longer Life is scheduled for Thursday, March 24 at the Cheyenne River Youth Project (The Main) from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.  Community members are invited to participate in the free event to learn about current research, meet presenters and have face to face discussions […]

Daugaards invite families to attend annual easter egg hunt



The Governor and First Lady are inviting families to take part in the 63rd Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the Governor’s residence lawn at 1 p.m. CDT on Easter.  “This will be the sixth year that Linda and I have participated in the mansion Easter Egg Hunt. We’re happy to have the opportunity to continue the tradition,” said Gov. […]

Attorney General files charges in connection to GEAR UP financial investigation



 Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that Complaints have been filed charging three individuals for their roles in the financial misconduct case surrounding the GEAR UP Program. “There has been a tragic loss of a young family and financial decisions made affecting funding set aside for important purposes including Native American children. As Attorney General, I will continue to address what […]

Governor Daugaard proclaims welcome home Vietnam Veteran’s Day



At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Wednesday, March 30, 2016, as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day,” calling on all South Dakotans to recognize the courage, service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War.      “The words ‘thank you for your service’ and […]


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