Timothy Fogarty

Timothy J. Fo g a r t y , 6 0 , Bayfield, Colorado, formerly of Corales, New Mexico, died Februay 24, 2018 with family and friends at his bedside. Tim was born June 23, 1957 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Raymond and Catherine (Pearman) Fogarty. He was the sixth of 14 children and grew up helping on the grain and […]

Lillian Brown

Lillian Brown, 83, of Eagle Butte, passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Pierre Care and Rehab. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m., MST, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte, with Mother Margaret Watson and Mother Mikayla Dunfee presiding. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, LaPlant. An all-night wake began at 7:00 p.m., Friday, […]

Clarence Mortenson

Clarence Mortenson was born in Pierre, South Dakota on August 3, 1929 to Hans B. and Margaret (Claymore) Mortenson. He passed away on March 3, 2018 at his home in Sun City, Arizona at the age of 88. Clarence spent his childhood growing up in Eagle Butte, South Dakota where he attended school. His father, Hans, passed away when Clarence […]

Takini Skyhawks end successful basketball season

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle “Very exciting!” Takini Skyhawks boys’ basketball Head Coach Cole White Wolf, summed up the team’s season. On Friday, March 2, the Skyhawks travelled to Lemmon to play against the Timber Lake Panthers. A win against the Panthers would have advanced the Skyhawks into the Round of 16 bracket, a step closer for the team to […]

Dupree students enter and win the Moreau Grand Electric Cooperative Safety Poster Contest

By Patty Peacock A group of young children from local schools recently participatred in the Moreau Grand Electric Cooperative Safety Poster Contest Students’ posters depict things people need to do, or avoid, to be safe when working with electricity. Roger Lawien, from Moreau Grand Coop., came to Dupree School to present three of Teacher Kim Shannon’s students with awards. Dupree […]

Adults responsible for teaching responsibility and accountabilty: how?

by Jody Rust The ideas that keep knocking at my mind’s door are responsibility and accountability. I hear a lot of people ask for and demand accountability. Without a sense of responsibility, there can be no accountability. In a world that seems overrun with cries for these two ideas, we have a lot of people who — when the dung […]

Total Bedlam! Count comes down to the wire

Iris counted and recounted the votes during the five-minute recess. It was difficult to concentrate with a room full of Valley residents, all loudly sharing their thoughts concerning the ballot tally. Half the votes were counted, and Raymond held a considerable lead. With 53 percent of the vote so far, Cooper could win the mayor’s race outright if things continued […]

Bill takes out sunset date on non-meandering waters laws

By Dana Hess Community News Service PIERRE — Frustration with the state’s current non-meandering waters law was evident on Tuesday during a discussion about a bill that would remove the sunset date from the law that was passed during a special session last year. Non-meandering waters are lakes created by heavy snow and rain in the 1990s. A Supreme Court […]

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