Office of Hearing Examiners orders City of Eagle Butte to turn over public records



The City of Eagle Butte has been ordered by the State of South Dakota’s Office of Hearing Examiners to turn over public records requested by the city’s official newspaper, the West River Eagle. The requested records include minutes from regular and special city meetings from 2016 along with the 2016 and 2017 city budgets. Municipal budgets are required to be […]

Dewey County denies City of Eagle Butte easement



The Dewey County Commissioners denied an easement application submitted by the City of Eagle Butte at the commissioners March regular meeting last Tuesday. The requested easement would allow the city to cross Highway 212 with a water line to be placed along Bringman Street north of  Highway 212.  At the meeting CRST District 4 council representative Kevin Keckler read a […]

It’s winter again



Winter has returned to the area after most of the snow had melted with warmer temperatures a few weeks back. After completely melting, the Moreau River again has iced over. Warmer temperatures are expected again for the weekend. 

C-EB students to unite in nationwide effort to “Kick Butt’s”on March 15

Action urged to protect kids from candy-flavored tobacco products

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kids in South Dakota will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. (See below for a […]

CRYP teaches young children to grow their own food through The Main’s garden club



Winter doesn’t stop the Cheyenne River Youth Project. Although the growing season is still many weeks away, the nonprofit youth organization is already engaging children with the concepts of sustainable agriculture and food sovereignty—even the youngest children. Last month, CRYP kicked off a new session of its Garden Club, inviting 4- to 12-year-olds who attend The Main youth center to […]

South Dakota Tribal Colleges to host AIHEC Spring Conference



Kyle, SD:  Thomas Shortbull, Oglala Lakota College President, is pleased to announce that the South Dakota Tribal Colleges will host the 36th Annual Conference of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) in Rapid City, SD from March 18-21, 2017 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel.  The theme of the conference is “Revitalizing Native Spirituality Among Tribal Colleges.”  OLC is […]

Condon sentenced for assault charges



United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on March 8, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Miles Condon, age 25, was sentenced to 36 months of custody on each charge to be served […]

Eagle Horse sentenced for Forgery and Failure to Appear



Daryl Eagle Horse, age 29, was sentenced to two years of probation on the charge of Forgery, and six months in custody on a charge of Failure to Appear. She was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $500.00. Eagle Horse was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 12, 2016 on the Forgery charge and on […]

White Face sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender



United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Cherry Creek, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on February 27, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Delano White Face, age 41, was sentenced to 33 months in custody, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to […]

Eagle Butte man charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Discharging a Firearm during a crime



On February 15, 2017 Kirk Johnson, 47, was indicted by a federal grand jury on the charges Of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Discharging a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 6, 2017, and pled not guilty to the charges. The indictment alleges that […]


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