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Vetter returns to hometown to manage CRYP social enterprises



The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that Molly Vetter has joined its full-time staff as the new social enterprises manager. Vetter, a native of Eagle Butte, South Dakota, has returned to her hometown to join the CRYP team.  As social enterprises manager, Vetter will be responsible for the nonprofit youth project’s farm-to-table Keya (Turtle) Cafe, the Keya Gift Shop, […]

POW MIA Recognition Week to be recognized in South Dakota



 At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Sept. 18-24, 2016, as “POW/MIA Recognition Week,” calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who fought bravely for our freedoms.  “While we are grateful to all of those who have served our nation, this week is designated to remember and […]

OPINION: This is How I Picture It

Movie Theater Memories

When I was a young boy, my aunt and uncle managed the movie theater in downtown Eagle Butte. I’d often tag along with my uncle and I’d check out the movie while sitting in the “cry” room.  The little theater in downtown Eagle Butte was the place to be on Friday or Saturday night. You wanted to make sure you […]

Dupree City Council grapples with “bedroom-town” issues

Insufficient law enforcement, property line disputes, and CRST Tribal Chairman request for support against DAPL dominate discussions

“Have you ever heard of a town referred to as a bedroom town?” asked City Council Member Unalee Howe in a discussion following the Monday night, September 12 meeting of the Dupree City Council.  “Well that is what Dupree is described as, a bedroom town,” she said.  Howe explained that a bedroom town is a place where people go to […]

Dupree schools conduct regular business



The Dupree District 64-2 school board meeting on  Monday consisted of a rundown of regular business items, including monthly motions to approve meeting minutes, bills, fuel bids, and the sharing of monthly reports from the Northwest Area Schools, the school principals and the superintendent.  An issue of concern for NWAS according to 64-2 board member Nate Grueb is that the […]

Gerald L. Davidson, Sr.



Gerald L. Davidson, Sr., age 74, of Eagle Butte, entered the Spirit World on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Eagle Butte, SD.   He survived by his one son: Gerald Davidson, Jr. of Rapid City; one daughter: Sheila Davidson of Spearfish, SD. Two brothers: Jim Davidson of Eagle Butte and Donald Davidson of Seattle, WA. Two sisters: Mary Ann Simon […]

Carl Sullivan Dupris



Funeral for Carl Sullivan Dupris age 62 of Eagle Butte, SD was at 10:00 a.m., MT on Friday, September 9, 2016 at the Old Agency Building in Eagle Butte, SD. Mother Margaret Watson will be officiating.   Burial will be in the Dupris Family Cemetery under the direction Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. There was an all night wake service […]

Vance Ta Sunke Witko II



Vance Ta Sunke Witko II, 34, of Dupree, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte.  Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m., MDT, Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the Dupree Multipurpose Building with Mother Margaret Watson officiating.   Burial followed at the Dupree City Cemetery.  An all-night wake service was at 7:00 p.m., MDT, Monday, September 12, […]

Hilda Jean Ducheneaux



Mass of Christian Burial for Hilda Jean Ducheneaux (Wakinyela Ska-White Dove), 67, Timber Lake will be at 11 a.m., MT, Monday, September 12, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake.  Burial was at the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.  An all-night wake will started 6 p.m. Sunday at the church with […]


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