Dedicated participants place at the 2017 Dupree Jackpot

0-8 Barrels Name, Time, Place, Money Kali Young, 18.647, 1, $34.51; Fallon Peterson, 19.339,2, $28.56; Keira Brady, 19.393,3, $22.61; Minda Woodward, 19.899, 4, $16.66; Maddie Lou Gray, 21.054, 5, $10.71; Julianne Peterson, 23.426, 6, $5.95; 9-13  Barrels MacKenzie Longbrake, 18.267, 1, $51.77; Reagan Grueb, 18.522, 2, $42.84; Shada Selby, 18.626, 3, $33.92; Kaylee Williams, 18.652, 4, $24.99; Tessa Goldade, 19.126, […]

Dupree summer school helps some dreams come true

For most teens, the words “summer and school” in the same sentence bring about nightmares where they have no fun during their summer.  However, for some high school kids, summer school, especially customized learning style, helps return dreams. The dreams of staying on track towards graduation with the class of students you started school with, being eligible for fall season […]

Northwest Area Conservation Districts: Tree Facts– Dothistroma Blight of Pines

Dothistroma needle blight is caused by the fungus Mycosphaerella pini.  It can affect Ponderosa pine, Austrian pine, and mugo pine.  Ponderosa pine and other young pines are most seriously affected, while Scotch pine and other pines are generally more resistant. Needles are infected the previous year, remain on the tree and release spores during cool, rainy weather in the spring.  […]


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 […]

Michael “Mike” Brandon Wolfnecklace

Mass of Christian Burial for Mike Wolfnecklace, age 36 of Sioux Falls, SD will be at 10:00 a.m., CT on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Catholic Church of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Kenel, SD.  =Fr. Jim Hoerter will be officiating.  Burial will be in church cemetery at 11:00 a.m., CT under the direction of Oster Funeral […]

Thinking about health… Stalemate in D.C. leaves Health Insurance in Limbo  

What should you expect now that the drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears dead – at least for the moment?  Given how legislation gets made in Washington, I wouldn’t be surprised to see some elements of the repeal and replace bill surface again, possibly tacked onto what’s known as must-have legislation.   All that, though, is speculation […]

Your Questions & Our Answers

Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record Whether you’re ready to retire, just joining the workforce, or somewhere in between, regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record could make a big difference when it’s time to collect your retirement benefits. Just think, in some situations, if an employer did not properly report just one year […]

Throwback Thursday

  From the August 18, 1994 Edition of the West River Progress

Dupree Locals…

Last week: Shawn and Kathy Olsen spent Friday at the home of Clint and Jean Farlee. Shawn and Kathy Olsen went to Pierre on Saturday.  Emily and Spencer stayed at Clint and Jean Farlee’s while their parents were gone. Shawn and Kathy Olsen, Emily and Spencer spent Sunday afternoon at the home of Clint and Jean Farlee. Emily Olsen spent […]

Save the Dates

Dupree School Open House August 17 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dupree School Students Start August 21 Cross Country Meet August 26 Mobridge

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