Counseling Corner… Learning to listen to the silence

Most of us have surely noticed that today’s world is a pretty noisy place. From electronic gadgets, to the sounds of traffic, to just listening to the chatter of family, friends and co-workers, much of our day is probably filled with a great deal of sound. This noise may seem a condition of modern life, but studies have found that […]

Kuhn is Mitzel Crop Insurance introduces their newest employee

Mitzel Crop Insurance is pleased to introduce their newest employee, Brady Kuhn.  He brings 8 years of ag related experience, including time with Farm Credit, Performance Ag, and Agri Partners. Brady has a bachelor’s degree in Banking and Financial Services. Born and raised on the family ranch north of Timber Lake, Brady has the work ethics and can-do you would […]

Department of Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System invites community to attend Four Chaplains Memorial Service

VA Black Hills Health Care System invites the public to attend the Four Chaplains Memorial Service at 1:30 p.m. on February 11 at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1049 Howard Street in Sturgis.  Local Veteran organizations will participate in the event by placing wreaths at the altar during the program. Immediately following the service, the public is invited […]

Lakota Cultural Center receives $20,000 Grant for “The Next Generation of Lakota Cultural Art Bearers” Programs

The Lakota Cultural Center recently received a $20,000 grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colorado. This award will support the efforts of the Lakota Cultural Center’s The Next Generation of Lakota Cultural Art Bearers – A Collaboration to Pass on Generational Knowledge programs.  This project will help to pass on important cultural arts and knowledge from the […]

Airman First Class Shepherd graduates

Airman First Class Kaleb    Crystal Nicole Shepherd has accomplished alot in her young life: • May 2014. Graduated from C-EB High School. • April 2015 -Blessed with her son, Tyan • May 31,2016-Enlisted to the United States Air Force • July 2016-Graduated Basic Training, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX • January 31, 2017-Graduated Radio Communications Tech, Kessler AFB, Biloxi, MS. […]

Upper Elementary fifth and sixth grade first semester awards

Fifth Grade Citizenship: E’Van Brown, Stormy Dupris, Journey Gray, Cory High Elk, Raquel Mesteth, Tyler Reddog, Courtney Silk, Jhoni Uses Many, Angelica Bad Warrior, Akisa Briggs, Michaeli Cass, Lourdes Dupris, Kacy Handboy, Hunter Hawk Eagle, Rowdy Hill, Mason Hollow Horn, Emma Joaquin, Lander Bruguier, Adrianne Butcher, Carson Dupree, Ryleigh Dupris, Jolon Flying By, Anobie Knife, Rupert LaPlante, Matthias Mandan, Niyan […]

Skinner earns 100 AR points

Ohitika News… Elementary

The students in Mrs. Willison’s third grade class have been working hard to earn compliments. They may receive them for great behavior, working hard, quiet lines, and other positive behaviors. The students earned 125 since school started. To celebrate, we made root beer floats.


This week in session we took up bills on anything from Dry Needling (house bill 1079) to transferring surplus land to Ellsworth Air-force base in Rapid City (SB 40). The bill load is starting to hit the floor of the house and senate now that they we are deeper in session. One bill of interest to me is Legislature pay. […]

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley… Election Day! Hostile campaign forces Goodmans to sleep separately

Election Day finally arrived. Thursday, August 20, 1998, was perhaps the most awaited date in Lennox Valley history. In a year filled with anticipation, featuring visits from celebrities of all types, the mayoral race between current mayor, Dick Bland, and his opponent, Raymond Cooper, had created a greater stir than any event in the 148-year history of the Valley. Who […]

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