Christmas at the Capitol



When she was in the third grade, Linda Krutzfeldt received a Colorado blue spruce seedling. It was 1986 and a South Dakota Department of Agriculture forester was giving an Arbor Day presentation at Linda’s school in Huron. To go along with his presentation, the forester brought little trees for the children. Linda took her tree home and planted it outside […]

Lead Now Youth Conference



My grandma gave me one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received, which I’d venture to guess is typical for almost everyone.  When I was about to become a new mom, she told me, “As a parent, you’re going to have to say no to a lot of things. Say yes as often as you can.” So, when my […]

Thinking about health…

What you need to know about choosing health insurance

Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as they’ve been vowing to do for several years, that doesn’t mean you should avoid signing up for 2017 insurance coverage. If you’re eligible and need insurance, the state shopping exchanges are open for business even if options this year are limited in […]

Cheyenne River Youth Project to host Annual Christmas parties at the Main and Cokata Wiconi



Next week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host its annual Christmas parties at the Main youth center and the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to attend festivities at The Main on Monday, December 5, and teens ages 13-18 are invited to the Cokata Wiconi bash […]

Passage of Marsy’s Law to impact DPS Dissemination of Information



 Officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say a recently passed amendment to the South Dakota Constitution will limit the type of information that can be made available to the public, media and other professions.  Amendment S, known as “Marsy’s Law,” was approved by voters in the Nov. 8 election. The amendment provides certain rights for crime victims […]

South Dakota SNAP earns second Federal Performance Bonus



The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) will receive its second bonus for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2015 for administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from the United States Department of Agriculture. South Dakota will receive a SNAP performance bonus for payment accuracy in the amount of $410,982. In FFY15, South Dakota had a 99.25 percent payment […]

DHS Finds Helping Other “Berry Fulfilling”



There are many ways that people can help each other and in doing so fulfill needs while also feeling good.  Sometimes a helping hand is offered and people get right in there and work.  Other times, donations of money or items makes what needs to happen, happen.  Taking the concept of helping in another direction, sometimes being silly or somehow […]

Parade of trees



The Dupree School’s Math/Art Committee is once again hosting their “Parade of Trees” in conjunction with the Christmas concert on Wednesday, December 14 at 1:30 in the afternoon. We encourage any community group to bring decorated trees to the school before December 14th. Interested groups may contact any committee member. Please call 365-5140.  Committee members: Pamela Ross, Tether Lundberg, Tracie […]

Dupree to hold Parade of Lights and more



Dupree’s resident’s have a chance to show their Christmas spirit on Wednesday, December 14 for the Dupree Parade of Lights and do some holiday shopping. Residents will get a chance to do some local Christmas shopping at Pioneer Hall from 3:00 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. as area artisans display some craftwork including western purses, leather work, beadwork, baked goods, jewelry, […]

Dupree City Council to meet



The Dupree City Council will meet Monday, December 5 for the December regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the City Office.


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