Nordvold finds Santa’s sleigh



On Thursday morning, Cody Nordvold and her daugher April, were on the hunt for Santa’s sleigh.  They searched high and low but had to made a quick stop at the West River Eagle news office to read the second clue. The second half of the clue to finding Santa’s sleigh is always posted at participating businesses on Thursdays. With the […]

LNI initiates drama into its competition, C-EB wins as the only acting troup to show up



Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School students gathered under the direction of English teacher Ruth Lerum and History teacher Larry Elwess, to perform a skit in the first drama competition hosted at the Lakota Nation Invitational.  Unfortunately, C-EB was the only group of students to enter the contest, so their performance was limited to a small crowd. Their scheduled performance time was […]

2016 Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt to be held



 The Central South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt will be held Jan. 6-8, 2017, in the Pierre area. This free event is open to hunters ages 12-15. There will be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at the Ramkota in Pierre.  The hunts will take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings. This hunt includes lunch on the days […]

2016 mountain lion season to begin



The mountain lion hunting season for the Black Hills Fire Protection District will begin on Dec. 26, 2016, and run through March 31, 2017, or if the harvest limit of 60 lions or 40 female lions is met.  The statewide mountain lion hunting season runs year-round and has no harvest limits. The season is open to residents only. If a […]

Dupree students perform solos at State Capitol



Mr. Laughlin was offered to fill a half hour slot for the musical selections offered at the Capitol Parade of Trees and he took four students and Mrs. Cheral Dekle to Pierre to perform. Each of the students sang a solo, as did Mrs. Dekle. Mr. Laughlin performed a few numbers as a duet with a friend that plays the baritone. 

Dupree Citizen of the Year nominations sought



The Dupree Community Club will recognize a 2016 Citizen of the Year during a meeting following the ZCHS Chili Cook-Off and Annual Meeting on January 8, 2017 at Harry’s Hall.  Citizen of the Year nominations should be sent to Dupree Community Club, PO Box 104, Dupree, SD 57623 or handed to an officer, Dondra Menzel, Kim Jensen, Kim Shannon or […]

ZCHS Annual Meeting and Historian of the Year



The annual meeting of the Ziebach County Historical Society members has been set for Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Harry’s Hall in conjunction with a meeting of the Dupree Community Club. A Chili Cook-Off will begin with chili check-in at 4:00 p.m. and public judging at 4:30 p.m. Chili and a less spicy choice of soup will be served for […]

Kip Longbrake receiving a chocolate bar from Santa.



Dupree first grade girls sing along while Mr. Laughlin plays the guitar during the Dupree Christmas concert last week.



Dupree Locals…



Maurice, Sandy, and Dustilyn Lemke were in Pierre last Saturday on business. Before returning home they viewed the “Isle of Trees” in the Capitol. The Sacred Heart Parish of Dupree held their monthly 200 Club drawings on Sunday, December 18 at the Church hall following Holy Mass and Brunch.  Winners were; $50–Mary Higgens, Naper, NE; $50—Tim Woodring, Redfield: $25–Kim McDaniel, Lantry; […]


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