Attention parents and atheletes, it’s that time of the year to start preparing for Fall sports. A meeting for Parents and Athletes (Golf, Cross Country, Football, Volleyball, JH Football. JH Volleyball and FB Cheerleaders) is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Please remember that athletes must have their sports physicals done before […]
The Oyate Woksape “People’s Knowledge” Book Mobile will have their grand opening at the Tiospaye Topa School on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. A light lunch will be served. Book bags and bookmarks to be given away.
A field of sunflowers, now in full bloom, brighten up the South Dakota prairie east of Eagle Butte. Sunflowers raise their heads with the rising sun and follow it as it moves across the sky. Sunflower seeds are a favorite and healthy snack enjoyed by a large number of people who often leave a trail of seed casings in their […]
This past spring, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School District 20-1 school board approved an $8,000 increase on the base pay for certified teachers thanks to the half percent increase in sales tax initiated by the state to address the teacher shortages in South Dakota schools. This increase, according to District Superintendent Carol Veit, most likely helped the district to fill all of […]
The Eagle Butte City Council passed a motion last Thursday night to again contract attorney Michael Whalen, authorizing him to pursue action in federal court against the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in order to complete the water line and sewer project north of Highway 212. The water project has been halted on two different occasions. The first happening in the […]
C-EB youth run with Standing Rock’s youth to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline Project, destination Washington, D.C.
Youth leaders from Standing Rock, Cheyenne River and other Lakota nations have gathered together to run to Washington D.C. to deliver a petition that states, “We, the Standing Rock Youth, oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline through the Missourri and Cannon Ball Rivers because it poses a serious threat to our water and our land.” The runners have […]
South Dakota’s peak transmission for West Nile virus (WNV) is now through the end of August and health officials are warning residents activity is already increasing. “We are seeing a higher than normal number of mosquitoes test positive for West Nile this year and the number of human cases so far is already above our 10-year average,” said Dr. Lon […]
August 1 through August 7, South Dakota joins the rest of the nation and countries around the globe in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. The goal of the annual observance is to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. According to the most recent CDC data, 77.7 percent of South Dakota mothers start breastfeeding. However, the percentages […]
By Senator Mike Rounds Agriculture in South Dakota accounts for more than half of our economic output each year, and is our state’s number one industry. We are one of the nation’s leading producers of sunflowers, corn, wheat and soybeans, and our farmers and ranchers work tirelessly to help feed and fuel a growing global population. Unfortunately, our ag producers […]
By Governor Dennis Daugaard It’s almost rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town has grown into one of the largest and best-known motorcycle gatherings in the world. This year is the 76th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and though we don’t expect the numbers will approach the levels we […]