Eagle Butte Post Office provides tutorial using the new 911 physical addresses

In this digital age, the famed Pony Express of the 1800s, and Air Delivery of the 1900s is now called snail mail. Addressing emails and posts online has nearly antiquated the letter.  In addition, in many rural areas such as the reservation, a physical address has been limited to seven miles north of Highway 212 on Cemetery Road or the […]

Victory Day Rodeo Results

GPIRA Victory Day Rodeo June 25, 2016 Bareback No Entries Saddle Bronc (2 entries) 1, Tate Longbrake, 76, $243.00. Bull Riding (8 entries) 1, Chris Kessler, 74, $471.00. Tie Down (7 entries) 1, Mark Cuny, 14.37, $324.50; 2, Terry Fischer, 19.55, $265.50. Steer Wrestling (3 entries) No qualified times Ladies Breakaway (20 entries) 1, Calby Pearman, 2.95, $555.00; 2, Megan […]

Kessler, Pearman, Longbrake lock up wins at Victory Day Rodeo

Chris Kessler, Calby Pearman, and Tate Longbrake each secured a win in their respective events at the Victory Day Rodeo held in Eagle Butte on June 25. Chris Kessler was the only cowboy out of eight contestants to make the eight second whistle in the bull riding. Kessler scored a 74 and took home a check for $471. Tate Longbrake […]


The Dewey, Meade, Perkins & Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County at 365-5179 ext 2.     DATES TO REMEMBER: […]

Your questions and answers

Social Security Fraud Prevention Social Security provides benefits to about one-fifth of the American population and serves as a vital protection for working men and women, children, people with disabilities, and the elderly. The agency paid about $887 billion in Social Security benefits to almost 60 million individuals in 2015. More than 8 million people annually receive Supplemental Security Income […]

Even far-away tragic events can affect you

We live in a world where, unfortunately, tragedy on a major scale occurs far too often. From natural disasters to random violence and even terrorism, learning about innocent lives lost has a profound effect on all of us even though we may not be personally connected in any way with what has happened. A major tragedy is, to some degree, […]

Dupree Locals…

Maurice, Sandy, and Dustilyn Lemke spent the weekend of the 4th Holiday at the Elkhorn Ridge RV Park east of Spearfish.  They drove to Billings, Montana Saturday morning to attend Sandy’s nephew Tyler Gray’s wedding late that afternoon.  They took in the Fireworks Display at Lead before returning home.

Painting day planned

The Ziebach County Leaders are hosting a painting day Thursday, July 21 at 1 p.m. in Dupree. The cost is $25 and they are painting crosses. 30 people may attend. Kids (boys and girls) and adults can come. There is a sign up sheet in Stacee Gage’s office. If you are interested call Stacee Gage to be placed on the […]

Anderson to serve as Pioneer Day’s Parade Grand Marshall

Evelyn Anderson was chosen as this year’s Grand Marshal for the Dupree Pioneer Day’s Parade.  Evelyn Anderson was born at the Creamer Community Hospital in Dupree, SD, on July 14, 1936, during the hot and dry years called the ‘Dirty Thirties’. She attended all twelve years of school at Dupree and graduated from high school in 1954. She participated in […]

Dupree Pioneer Days Parade 2016 – It’s a Family Tradition

Hey, everybody!  We’d like to have a lot of entries in the Dupree Pioneer Days Parade this year.  The theme for the parade is “It’s a Family Tradition.”  The parade is scheduled for Saturday, July 9, at 10:00 a.m. with the line-up on the north end of town by the FSA building.  The line-up will continue along the Elevator Road. […]

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