Satellitte Voting Office Open in Eagle Butte

Individuals wanting to vote early for the State and Federal election can now vote at the satelite voting office at the Tribal Veterans building in Eagle Butte. The office opened on Monday, October 17 and is open Mon-Fri from  9:00 a.m through 3:00 p.m each day through November 4.  You can register and vote at the same time up until […]

Eagle Butte Fireman’s Ball this Saturday

The Eagle Butte Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Fireman’s Ball will take place this Saturday at the Fire Hall. The dance will begin at 9:00 p.m. and last until 1:00 p.m.

Family of missing Eagle Butte man seeks public help

The sister of Richard Larabee, Sr., who has been missing since August 8, 2016 is asking the public for any help in locating her brother. Kim Larrabee said her brother was last seen on August 8, 2016 wearing a brown Carhart jacket, black cap with Native Pride on it, blue jeans, a western shirt, and brown cowboy boots. Larrabee is […]

State-Tribal Relations Committee meet in Eagle Butte

Members of the South Dakota State-Tribal Relations Committee held their quarterly meeting in Eagle Butte last Friday at the OLC Auditorium. The meeting was open to the public. Above: South Dakota District 26 Senator Troy Heinert and District 26A House Representative Shawn Bordeaux both from Mission were present along with Senators Jim Bradford of Pine Ridge, Betty Olson of Prairie […]

Playing in the mud

A water main leak on Willow Street early Thursday morning left the residents and businesses in Eagle Butte without water for approximately 12 hours, prompting school officials to call of school for the day. City maintenance crews along with Tri-County Water/Mni Waste water crews located the leak and had water turned back on Thursday afternoon.

Moreau-Grand Electric celebrates 70 Years

Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative celebrated 70 years on Friday, October 7, 2016. The theme for this year’s annual membership meeting was “Our Power is YOU!!” The annual meeting was held at the Timber Lake Public School with 152 members going through the registration line. The evening began with the Holy Cross Building committee of Timber Lake serving a delicious barbecued beef […]

South Dakota reports first flu detection of season

South Dakota is reporting its first influenza detection of the 2016-2017 season, a Pennington County resident in the 20-29 age group confirmed with influenza A. The first influenza hospitalization was also reported in a Potter County resident in the 20-29 age group with influenza B. “A yearly flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and those around you […]

Local volunteer help available for Medicare Part D beneficiaries

Senior Health Information and Education (SHIINE) volunteers will be available to help people compare their Medicare Part D in Timber Lake on Friday, October 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Timber Lake Community Center.  You may call 605-856-3652 to schedule an appointment. Trained SHIINE volunteers will be on hand to assist individuals with enrollment, answer questions, and […]

Campaign finance, nonpartisan elections are two ballot questions

South Dakota voters will have the opportunity to completely overhaul the state’s election system, potentially doing away with the current primary system and infusing public funding into campaigns. Those are key elements of two significant election reform issues – Initiated Measure 22 and Constitutional Amendment V – on the 2016 ballot. Initiated Measure 22 would rewrite campaign finance laws to […]

The Last Great Stronghold For Pheasant Hunting

Pheasant hunting comes as naturally as the changing colors of autumn here in South Dakota. Our hunters look forward to opening day like kids looking forward to Christmas. When pheasant season begins, the hunters are everywhere. In Eureka, Mitchell, Faulkton, Winner, Armour, Miller, Vivian, Hoven, or Huron areas on a Saturday morning in mid-October, you’ll see orange armies of hunters […]

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