Weather impacts Dupree Blood Drive



The weather greatly impacted the Dupree blood drive held on January 24th as it was stormy and kept donors away.   Eleven people braved the weather and came to donate.  Three of them did the 2RBC and two were deferred.  Thirteen units of life saving blood were collected.   The $20.00 gift card donated by Cenex of Dupree/Faith was won by Sandra […]

ZCHS and Dupree Community Club annual meetings rescheduled



The Ziebach County Historical Society’s annual meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 5. The festivities will begin at noon with the chili cook off checkin and the public judging beginning at 12:30 p.m.  The chili will then be served for $5 a bowl starting at 1:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., the ZCHS will hold the annual meeting, where the […]

Boy’s LMC tournament starts Thursday



The 2017 Boy’s Little Moreau Conference Tournament kicks off Thursday. The Dupree boys will be on the road on Thursday to Lemmon.

Dupree DI Student’s attend Challenge Day



Students from the Dupree School Destination Imagination Teams attended an Instant Challenge Day in Box Elder on January 21. 

James Eugene Grazier



James Eugene Grazier, age 81, of Hot Springs, SD, passed away on January 14, 2017, at his home in Hot Springs. James was born December 18, 1935, in Cheyenne Agency, SD, to Steven and Myrtle (Keoke) Grazier. He served in the United States Navy from 1955, until his honorable discharge in 1958. After the military, James became a ranch hand […]

Justin Marrowbone



Justin Marrowbone, 42, of Bismarck, ND and formerly of Cherry Creek, SD entered the spirit world, Monday January 30, 2017 at IHS Hospital, Eagle Butte.  Funeral services are currently pending.  Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Justin’s arrangements. 

Mary Alice Sophia Weasel



Funeral for Mary Alice Sophia Weasel, stillborn infant daughter of Ellen Weasel of Little Eagle, SD was at 11:00 a.m., CT on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Blue Gym in Little Eagle, SD.   They met on top of the hill at 10:00 a.m. to follow in procession.  Fr. Kim Fonder, Deacon Bea Skinner and the Standing Rock Lay Readers […]

Delwin N. Fiddler



Funeral for Delwin Fiddler age 75 of Green Grass, SD will be at 10:00 AM, MT on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte, SD with a meal to follow.  Mother Margaret Watson and Mother Mikayla Dunfee will be officiating. Burial will be at the UCC Cemetery in Green Grass under the direction of Oster […]

Counseling Corner

Finding help when it’s needed

There are occasions when we all need help. At such times we might choose to talk to a spouse, consult a friend, do an Internet search, or perhaps read an appropriate book or article to help get things back on track. There are also times when the problems we’re facing may be more deep rooted — problems that could benefit […]

Your questions and answers

When is a good time to start receiving Social Security benefits?

Enjoying a comfortable retirement is everyone’s dream.  For over 80 years, Social Security has been helping people realize those dreams, assisting people through life’s journey with a variety of benefits. I t’s up to you as to when you can start retirement benefits. You could start them a little earlier or wait until your “full retirement age.” Full retirement age […]


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