Mní Wàsté Water Project moving along

It has been over a decade in the making, but the Mní Wàsté water project is well under way and is moving closer every day to completion. Construction of the new water treatment plant began last fall and is currently about 40% complete. According to Mní Wàsté/Tri-County Water Director Leo “Earp” Fischer, the water treatment facility should be completed by next […]

CRST holds grand opening of new Wakpa Waste Animal Shelter

On a sunny Friday morning, July 8,  a small group of community members gathered to celebrate the CRST Wakpa Waste Animal Shelter grand opening.  “It’s been a long road, and it’s paid off,” said Ethel Morgan, the shelter’s animal control manager.  “We want to protect our people, get our elderly out, take them to the new parks they tribe has […]

Off-duty Gettysburg Police Officer killed in motorcycle crash

Luke Kleinlein, 23 of Gettysburg was killed in a crash on Highway 212, six miles east of Gettysburg. Kleinlen, an officer with the Gettysburg Police Department, was driving westbound on a motorcycle, when he crashed into Todd Oster of Gettysburg, who was eastbound in a Dodge Ram pickup. Oster attempted to turn north and collided with Kleinlein who was was […]

Speed limit changes on I-90, SD 34, and SD 79 during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Due to the increased traffic volumes during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the anticipated reduced operating speeds, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will reduce the speed limits on the following highways from Thursday, Aug. 4, through Sunday, Aug. 14. Interstate 90 speed limit will be reduced from 75 mph to 65 mph from west of the Deadwood Avenue Exit […]


A little bit of this and that

Mainstream headline news depending upon who you subscribe to, to hear your preferred version of what is occurring around the country and planet.  These are carrying a lot of variations of the lives of human beings; in skin color and profession. One paragraph in particular resonates in my mind. Although I can’t find the author, “The fact that humanity has […]

Just a tad tart……

Youth Barrels and Poles Jackpot from July 21

0-8 Barrels Place, Name, Time, Money 1, Kali Young, 19.633, $36.98; 2, Fallon Peterson, 19.798, $30.60; 3, Minda Woodward, 21.177, $24.23; 4, Kiera Brady, 21.238, $17.85; 5, Tandee Nelson, 21.940, 11.48; 6, Jazmyn Peterson, 22.025, $6.38. 9-13 Barrels 1, Shantell Brewer, 18.274, $44.37; 2, Kenley Day, 18.399, $36.72; 3, Sidney Ferguson, 18.54, $29.07; 4, Kaylee Williams, 19.249, $21.42; 5, Shada […]

David William Beautiful Bald Eagle Sr. “Waniyetu Opi”

David William Beautiful Bald Eagle Sr. “Waniyetu Opi” took his journey home on Friday July 22, 2016 at approximately 6:00 p.m. at his home surrounded by family. He was born in a tipi near Cherry Creek along the banks of the Cheyenne River on April 8, 1919. Born the grandson of Chief White Bull, who had led one of the […]

Floyd J. Walks Out

Floyd J. Walks Out, age 69, of Dupree, SD, entered the Spirit World on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Cheyenne Health Care Center. He is survived his wife, Mona (Grey Bear) Walks Out; one son, Asa “Maza” Walks Out of Wisconsin, WA; four steps sons: Robert Caroline of Swift Bird, SD, Rex Caroline of Coolidge, AZ, Daniel Dupris of […]

Frances Eulberg

Funeral services for Frances Eulberg, 78, of Dupree will be at 10 a.m. MT, Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dupree.  Burial will be at the Dupree Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.  Visitation will be at 6 PM Wednesday with a Rosary service at 7 p.m. at the church. Mrs. Eulberg […]

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