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Question: Recently, I was told I shouldn’t be carrying my Social Security card around. Is that true? Answer: We encourage you to keep your Social Security card at home in a safe place. Do not carry it with you unless you are taking it to a job interview or to someone who requires it. Identity theft is one of the […]

Hunt and Hannum win state high school Team Roping Championship


Dupree High School’s Daycen Hunt and Riley Hannum of Ft. Pierre successfully roped three steers in three rounds to capture the Team Roping Championship at this year’s South Dakota High School Rodeo Finals, held this past week in Belle Fourche. The team was only one of two teams to catch their steer in all three rounds. After the first go, […]

East river and west river deer hunting seasons set

Pierre, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission adopted their proposal which will offer approximately 10,500 fewer licenses for the 2017 East River deer hunting season; with a majority of this reduction to antlerless whitetail licenses. There will be 3,580 more one-tag licenses, 4,925 less two-tag licenses (10,150 tags), and 1,400 less 3-tag licenses (4,200 tags) […]

Life Jacket Loaner Program available this summer

Pierre, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind anglers and boaters that the life jacket loaner program makes life jackets available for infants to adults. All life jackets are in clean working order and approved by the U.S. Coast Guard. These life jackets are free and can be loaned out for up to two […]

USDA News Keeping you Informed

The Dewey, Meade, Perkins & Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext. 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext. 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext. 2 or Ziebach County at 365-5179 ext. 2. DATES TO REMEMBER: NOTICE […]

Elnora Marie Runs After

Funeral service for Elnora Runs After, age 91 of Eagle Butte, SD was at 10:00 a.m., MST on Monday, June 19, 2017 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eagle Butte, SD.  Mother Margaret Watson and Mother Mikayla Dunfee will be officiating.  Burial was at the Eagle Butte City Cemetery under the direction of Oster Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte, SD. There […]

Lakota teachers file restraining order against CRST Tribal Council

A showdown is brewing on Cheyenne River, between the tribal council and Lakota Language and Culture instructors. At the heart of the issue is Ordinance 66, legislation passed by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council in 1994. The ordinance mandates that Lakota Language be taught in all reservation schools, ensuring that by the time a student graduates, they will be […]

Dupree Volunteer Firemen’s Auxiliary Quilt Raffle and Ice Cream Social

The Dupree Volunteer Firemen’s Auxiliary is selling chances on a beautiful, queen size, star quilt that was handmade and generously donated by Virginia Till of Dupree, SD. The star quilt is on display at 1st Financial Bank USA. The drawing will be held the Sunday of Pioneer Days in Dupree, S.D. Buy your tickets from a Fireman Auxiliary member. Need not be present to […]

Fischer qualifies for National Shooting Competition

Garrett Fischer, son of Darren and Kathy Fischer, qualified for the National NRA Shooting Competition after finishing fourth this past weekend at the South Dakota Competition held during the High School Rodeo Finals. Fischer placed fourth in the small-bore (.22 caliber) rifle competition with a score of 243. The National Competition will be held at the National High School Rodeo […]

Tom Wishard Sr.

Funeral services for Tom Wishard Sr., 76, of Lantry will be at 10 AM, MT, Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Pioneer Hall inDupree. Burial will be at the Lantry Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Mr. Wishard passed away Thursday June 15, 2017 at the Pierre Care […]


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