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Is that phone call from Social Security? It’s the morning of a busy day at home and you get a call from an unknown number. You answer only to find yourself on the receiving end of a threatening message saying your Social Security benefits will stop immediately unless you provide your personal information. It happens every day to thousands of […]

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte students compete in Lakota and Business competition at LNI

C-EB Lakota handgame team battles for the bones at LNI


C-EB’s Lakota handgame team traveled to the Lakota Nation Invitational for the annual competition, but not before weeks of practice after school and in the community. Coach Orlando Avery has brought a new level of involvement to the handgames team, even taking them to the Medicine Wheel Village to play the traditional game with elders living at the Medicine Wheel. […]

C-EB’s drama club wins LNI in second year of competition

C-EB artists take first at Lakota Nation Invitational

For the past several years, art students at C-EB have dominated the LNI art show awards, and this year was no different. C-EB took first place overall with the most number of award-winning works of art in multiple mediums. C-EB’s art program is run by Bev Rose.

Restoring balance to the court system


In the United States, we expect our judicial system to treat all Americans equally. After all, it is our judicial system which we rely on to assure due process of law. The federal courts play a critical role in our constitutional system. Because of this, it is important that federal judges faithfully apply the law as written. This year, the […]

Stand up to drug abuse in your community

It is a fact, illegal drug use continues to rise across the nation, and we are seeing the affects here in South Dakota. As Attorney General of this State, I urge communities to join in local and state efforts to put further preventative measures into place. In May of 2017, the Attorney General’s Office kicked off a statewide initiative called […]

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Tension peaks as election looms With just three days remaining until the “Election of the Century,” the stress amongst the good folks of the Valley was considerable. During a matter of weeks, the source of the egg inflation became public knowledge; Juliet Stoughton, previously known as “Claire” to her only friend, launched a last-minute campaign for mayor; and the leading […]

At the heart of it… Give peace a chance

Once again deadlines loom, and I sit at the computer perusing my brain for a subject worthy of the page. I scrolled through the posts on Facebook, and listened to NPR. Big in the news are stories about the ridiculously damaging tax bill, and stories about people and animals with stark differences forming close bonds for one reason or another. […]

Into the unknown… Journey to South Dakota


The first steps into the unknown can be exciting and scary. I am leaving behind an all too familiar scene. I have grown tired and weary of Indiana, as I have before. In 1997, I left Indiana to move to Key West Florida. I lived on a sailboat with my Dad for a couple of years and on the Island […]


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