West River Eagle staff receive awards at newspaper convention



The South Dakota Newspaper Association held it’s annual convention this last weekend in Aberdeen. The association also teamed up with the North Dakota Newspaper Association for its third joint conference. West River Eagle staff members attended the three-day conference and came home with a number of awards including a second place in the General Excellence category. The general excellence award […]

Eagle Butte City Council approves salary increases at regular meeting



The Eagle Butte City council heard from Gregory Fisher, Executive Director of the Sacred Heart Center in Eagle Butte at Monday night’s regular meeting. Fisher attended the meeting to ask the council to pay for a bill the center received from Western States Fire Protection Company for $475.  The Children’s Shelter located off Sycamore Street had failed it’s annual safety […]

Storm passes through Eagle Butte



Dupree’s Joseph “Handsome” Brewer recognized by U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler



Dupree Elementary’s Joseph ‘Handsome’ Brewer, a third grader and the son of Tashina Brewer, was recognized by multiple officers, detectives, and other state officials as part of a program they do during National Crime Victims Rights Week.   On Tuesday morning in Brewer’s classroom, in front of his classmates in Dupree, South Dakota, U.S Attorney  Randy Seiler, presented a plaque […]

C-EB Prom Royalty



Cheyenne Eagle Butte seniors Brexton Traversie and Camryn Halfred were crowned King and Queen at C-EB’s prom on Saturday night. Please turn to page 9 for prom highlights. (Photo by Jody Rust)

This is How I Picture It

Newspapers. Real News is our business

Every spring, newspaper journalists from across the state gather together for an opportunity to meet other newspaper people and share ideas and experiences. It is the chance for people to discuss issues that are affecting their newspapers, a chance to visit with veteran writers and photographers who will offer them tips on how they themselves can be better writers or […]

Ducheneaux- Clown accepted into INMED at UND



Ms. Bryanna Ducheneaux Clown has been notified of her acceptance into the 2017 INMED Summer Institute at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.  The 2017 Indians Into Medicine (INMED) Summer Institute will be held on June 12 – July 21, 2017.   Bry will be a Junior this fall at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School.  This is her third year […]

The Cheyenne River Youth Project hosts “Rolling Rez Arts”



First Peoples Fund’s mobile arts unit provided three evenings of valuable art instruction for CRYP’s teen arts interns. On April 18-20, the Cheyenne River Youth Project welcomed the First Peoples Funds’ Rolling Rez Arts mobile unit to the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation. Visiting artist Wade Patton and First Peoples Fund Coordinator Bryan Parker spent three evenings with the nonprofit youth […]

Ceremony, garbage and clean-up headline Dupree City Council meeting



Jamie Pesicka walked into the City Council office behind Finance Officer Maurice Lemke and Council person Sandra Lemke about 6:40 p.m. Monday night, with a smile on her face.  Pesicka, Lemke, Donnie Farlee and Sam Owen all committed to their office terms at the reorganization meeting. No members of the public attended.   During the transition, Mayor Jim Viet thanked […]

Dupree School welcomes Spring with Music



April showers may bring May flowers.   But, lovely music in April brings crowds of pleased family and friends to school to enjoy the school spring concerts! This “fact” was proven once again when the Dupree School music department, directed by Mr. Rex Laughlin, put on their spring concert on Friday, April 28. From the Pre-K to the seniors, the […]


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