Throwback Thursday

Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) announces October – Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Rapid City, SD – Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI) is focusing on survivors and victims of domestic violence during the month of October-Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in four women and one in seven men will be victims of abuse from an intimate partner in their lifetime. October will be filled with presentations and activities to bring domestic violence awareness […]

Open enrollment begins October 15

PIERRE, S.D. – Open enrollment for the 2018 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan year begins on October 15 and ends on December 7. During the open enrollment period, trained volunteers from the South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education Program (SHIINE) will offer free assistance to seniors seeking additional Medicare information. To schedule a meeting with a […]

Students receive new shoes

On September 19, children at the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Upper Elementary were given a pair of brand new shoes. The One for One charity from Tom’s Shoes donates a new pair of Tom’s Shoes for each student twice a year.  “My grandma beads my shoes for me!” said one excited fourth grader. “My new shoes look like kung fu shoes. I […]

E.A.G.L.E. Center students attend Symposium and Career Day

E.A.G.L.E. Center junior and seniors students attended the National Guard Symposium and the SD Army National Guard and Skills Fair at Pierre and the SD Planning/Career Day at Ft. Pierre on Monday, September 25.  Several booths were available such as College and Financial Benefits, Basic Training, Mechanic Skills, Engineering Skills, Computer Skills, Medical Skills, Law Enforcement Skills, and Administrative and […]


Hats Off to the Sacred Heart Center, Cheyenne River Youth Project, and all of the participants in the Suicide Awareness Program for their songs and stories. You give the Oyate hope. Special Hats Off to Bree and Jerica!! From the “Kickin’ Free Band”

“Pancakes for Parents”

Ms. Willison’s third grade class recently hosted “Pancakes for Parents”, a parent involvement activity coordinated by  Connie Knight coordinated for grades 3-6. Here are a few of the parents/guardians enjoying pancakes with the kids.

Ohitika News Elementary

The second through sixth grade students at the Upper Elementary completed a Native American Day take-home activity with their Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers. About 200 students and families participated, making a small village in our circle area. Feel free to come see them on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 during Parent Teacher Conferences and through the following week.

Petty Betty

Dear Petty Betty, Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and this may sound a little “pettywise” but before you write your opinion about a movie which was adapted from a book, maybe you should have read the book first. The actors are unparalleled not only because of years and technology between the two movies but because they each portrayed […]

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Marvin & Elbert Lee have some Explainin’ To Do Raymond Cooper was feeling pretty good about himself as he took to the airways on Friday, July 17, 1998. After all, with just five weeks until the mayoral election, Cooper felt like he could almost hear the victory celebration that would take place at the VFW Post on Highway 11, just south […]

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