Jewett to play volleyball for Haskell

2017 Cheyenne Eagle Butte graduate Salacia (Sal) Jewett will take her volleyball skills to the next level as she signed with Haskell Indian Nation’s University last Friday. Jewett signed the National Letter of Intent to play at Haskell in front of family, friends, and C-EB coaches at the C-EB gym. As a Brave, Jewett was All-Big Dakota Conference her senior […]

Faith Livestock Commission Co. to change hands


Reprinted with permission from Ravellette Publications, Inc., Philip, SD A time of change is coming to the Faith Livestock Commission Co. in June when long-time ownership changes from Gary and Scott Vance to the team of Mason Dietterle and Dace Harper. Both Dietterle and Harper have ties to the Faith community. Harper grew up on a ranch north of Faith. […]

Dupree staff takes Cognitive Coaching workshop

Take time to listen…

Take time to smell the roses is a popular quip about slowing down now and then to truly enjoy the moment.  However, taking the time to truly listen to someone, whether it’s someone close to you or a customer, is becoming a lost art.  In the era of texting and constant cell phone use, people are talking less and less […]

Ziebach County “Rolls” into Summer with Annual Project Day

Helping students and families learn while having fun is a big part of 4H and the annual Ziebach County all day project day is something many of the 4H members look forward to each year.  This year, 4H members worked with Phoebe Lemke, Kim Bachman, and Stacee Lemke as they learned how to make caramel rolls, do string art crosses, […]

E.A.G.L.E. Center holds awards day

E.A.G.L.E. Center Awards Day  was held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. ATTENDANCE AWARDS: First Quarter: Caselyn Laplante Cassius Brown Thunder Michael Reynolds Second Quarter: Sydney Garreau Caselyn Laplante First Semester (Overall Best): Caselyn Laplante Third Quarter: Memphis LaSalle Shyne Addison Sydney Garreau Caselyn Laplante Cassius Brown Thunder Michael Reynolds Fourth Quarter: Shyne Addison Sydney Garreau Michael Reynolds Daisy Rooks Second […]

Faith Man receives 10 year sentence for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced last week that a Faith, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on May 15, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Roy Antrim, age 40, was sentenced to 121 months in custody, followed by 5 years of supervised release, a fine of $7,500, forfeiture of […]

Frost found not guilty in jury trial

A jury in Pierre, returned a not guilty verdict in an assault charge against 20 year old Andrew Frost of Eagle Butte. Frost was standing trial for an assault that took place on June 25, 2016, where two individuals were assaulted. One of the individuals sustained serious bodily injury, while the other was assaulted with a dangerous weapon. Frost was […]

Cavanaugh sentenced for distribution of meth

27 year old Jorie Cavanaugh of Eagle Butte received a six month sentence of home confinement after being convicted for Distribution of a Controlled Substance on May 15. Cavanaugh was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange. She is to be confined to her parent’s house in Eagle Butte or at another home or shelter off the Cheyenne River Reservation. […]

Voices of our political leaders

By knowing and telling their stories

Bill Bianchi may not have been born in South Dakota, but he became like an adopted son when in 1936 he began attending SDSU to earn an animal science degree. Bianchi kept busy in school playing football and participating in ROTC, and not long after graduating, Bianchi, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was sent to the Philippines to […]

This is how I picture it

Not just a day off

Yesterday, most of us enjoyed a day off from work in observance of Memorial Day. To some it is just another holiday and has lost it’s meaning other than it is the kickoff to summer. Here on Cheyenne River, the Memorial Day tradition honoring military veteran’s runs deep as veteran’s group pay a special honor to those who have died […]


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