Weather and snow creates problems for garbage pickup

The cold and snow over the last few weeks have taken its toll on the area. Garbage pickup around Cheyenne River is one area greatly affected. The Landfill operates four rear load dumpster trucks, however two of those trucks have been broken down. “We have two trucks going now, and we are going after another one, it should be here […]

Update Winter Garbage Pickup Schedule

Out of town Pickup  Schedule Truck 1 Tuesday: Cherry Creek, South Dupree Wednesday: 212-Ridgeview, LaPlante, Swiftbird. Thursday: Timber Lake, Firesteel Friday: North Ridgeview, White Horse, On the Tree Road, Green Grass Truck 2 Tuesday: Takini, Bridger Wednesday: Armstrong, Blackfoot, Promise Thursday: Isabel, Glad Valley Friday: Dupree, Iron Lightning, Thunder Butte. Automated-In town  Schedule Monday: No Heart, Buffalo Lodge, Habitat, Elk […]

Vines finishes as 4th runner up at Junior Snow Queen Pageant

Cheyenne Eagle Butte ninth grader Miranda Vines competed at the South Dakota Junior Snow Queen Pageant held in Aberdeen on January 7, 2017. Miranda was crowned the fourth runner-up. The Junior Snow Queen was crowned Jr. Miss Eagle Butte on December 4. She is the daughter of Jeri and Tommy Vines.

Do you want to build a snowman?

Brooke and Shai Red Bear took advantage of some sunshine last Friday and built a snowman which greeted cars along Main Street.

Cheyenne River Youth Project to temporarily close Keya Café

Teen internships in social enterprise will continue as usual throughout the spring months

 The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it will temporarily close its Keya (Turtle) Cafe at the end of this month, with the last day of regular service scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27. The nonprofit youth organization will devote the next few months to upgrading the cafe; it will host a grand reopening celebration in May, just in time […]

New year, same lottery scammers

Pierre, S.D. – The year may have changed but the line remains the same: “Congratulations! You just won a new car. All you have to do is send a $5,000 prize release fee to claim it!”  In response to recent reports of people receiving calls saying they won new vehicles or large cash prizes from special drawings, the South Dakota […]

Ducheneaux named to Dean’s List

Aspen Ducheneaux has been named to the The University of South Dakota Dean’s List for the past two semesters Spring and Fall of 2016 with a 3.6 grade point average.  In order to merit a spot on the Dean’s List, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester. Aspen is the daughter of Darren […]

Franzen named to Dean’s List

Mitchell—A total of 372 students at Mitchell Technical Institute have been placed on the Fall Semester 2016 President’s List, according to MTI President Mark Wilson.  To be named to the list, students must earn a term GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 credit hours of academic work during the semester. Included on […]

Etzkorn wins Jr. Talent Show at Snow Queen Festival

10 year old Charly Tess Etzkorn won first place in the Junior Talent Contest held at the South Dakota State Snow Queen Pageant in Aberdeen. Charly performed for the State Snow Queen and all who attended in Aberdeen on Saturday, January 14.   Charly has many more great performances coming up.  She will continue her dreams of singing and auditioning […]


Two whitetail deer yearlings look up while feasting on covered corn east of Eagle Butte along Highway 212. The whitetail herd occuping the surrounding cornfields has grown to well over 200, creating quite the visual scene prompting motorists to stop and observe.

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