Widow’s Junction

This photo overlooks Widow’s Junction, where a violent storm dropped hail and raised winds on Thursday night last week in the late afternoon leaving the ground dusted in white and a heavy fog hovering in the valley. 

Snow & Fog

Cherry Creek resident Rhae Washburn said that in front of him a truck stopped and kids got out to make snow balls after the storm passed. Above, one youth throws the hail/snow into the air. The storm dropped hail, rain and brought heavy winds to the Red Scaffold and Takini areas.

Dupree Locals…

Shawn, Kathy, Emily and Spencer Olsen went to Rapid City on Wednesday to do some shopping.   Kathy and Emily Olsen were Thursday evening visitors at the homes of Cooper and Makense Wall and Troy and Michelle Wall where they got to meet baby Levi. Shayna Farlee spent Thursday night at the home of Shawn and Kathy Olsen. A birthday party […]

Gage/Lemke wedding announcement

Stacee Gage and Kiel Lemke will exchange wedding vows on Friday, August 19th at Pioneer Hall in Dupree.

Desiree M. “LeCompte” Gray

Mass of Christian Burial for Desiree M. “LeCompte”  Gray age 65 of Ridgeview, SD, was at 10 a.m., MT, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at the All Saints Catholic Church in Eagle Butte. Burial will be at the Gray Family Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation startedt at 6 p.m. with a Rosary service at 7 […]

Michael Running Shield

Funeral Service for Michael Running Shield age 37 of Minneapolis, MN will be at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Oster Funeral Home in Mobridge, SD.   There will be visitation for one hour prior.  Fr. Kim Fonder will be officiating.  Traditional Burial services will be at the Bird Horse Family Cemetery in Corson County, South Dakota.    Services […]

Gerald LeBeau

Gerald Mark LeBeau, 63, of Rapid City, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., MST, Friday, August 12, 2016 at All Saints Catholic Church, Eagle Butte, with Father Andrea Benso presiding. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, LaPlant.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00p.m., August 11, 2016, with […]

Clarence Louis Grey Eagle-Wiest

Funeral for Clarence Louis Grey Eagle-Wiest age 59 of rural Timber Lake, SD was at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. Fr. Kim Fonder was officiating. Clarence passed away at St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck, ND on August 9, 2016.  He is survived by one daughter Latoya Goggolz of Kansas; One son […]

Farmers Union Campers learn about agriculture & cooperation

Dupree, S.D. – 10 South Dakota youth ages 6-13 turned out to learn about cooperatives and leadership from an unlikely source – the honeybee – during Dewey/Ziebach Farmers Union Day Camp held August 11.  Honeybees were the focus as Farmers Union staff and volunteers taught youth about their valuable role in their colony as community members and how we as […]


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: […]

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