Ohitika Archers awarded for great academic standing

Twenty students from the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Ohitika Archery team have been recognized by the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) for their outstanding academic achievements. These students were presented with NASP Academic Archer patches, which they proudly wore at the 2018 South Dakota GFP-NASP Bullseye State Tournament: Akeyda Adams, Quinn Benoist, Damien Clown, Kael Dupris, Hunter Hawk Eagle, Austin […]

Ohitika UE archery wins fourth state title

The Cheyenne-Eagle Butte “Ohitika” Elementary and Middle School Archery Teams took part in the NASP South Dakota State Archery Championships in Rapid City on Saturday March 24. The Elementary Team captured 1st place honors for their fourthstraight NASP Championship Title. C-EB Middle school team finished in a close second with a team score of 2,960 to team champions East Middle […]

Three AAU wrestlers place at state

The local AAU Wrestling team sent nine qualifying wrestlers to compete in the state wrestling meet in Sioux Falls the weekend of the 23rd-25th.  On Thursday, March 22nd, the Dupree School put on a pep rally to show their support and give them a great send-off as they head off to state!  They are coached by Justin Thorstenson and Josh […]

CRST Health Fair held at Dupree School

Health maintenance, from the dangers of tobacco use and consuming too much sugar to the values of driving safely and incorporating healthy exercise (in the form of horsemanship) into your lives, was the theme of the recent CRST Health Fair held at the Dupree School.  From the elementary students to the seniors in high school, students were encouraged to walk through the gym […]

Unsubstantiated post leads to law enforcement equipment losses

  By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle A multi-agency law enforcement response resulted after posts on social media caused concern and public outcry.   On Monday morning, March 26, Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore was informed by the Dupree High School administration that several posts on a popular Facebook page alleged threats of gun violence.   “There was a social network […]

Darlene Mestes

Funeral services for Darlene Mestes age 84 of Eagle Butte will be at 11 AM, Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Cheyenne River Hall, 615 Lincoln, Eagle Butte. Burial will be at the Dupree Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A prayer service will be at 7 PM Thursday at the hall. Darlene passed away Thursday, […]

Alan L. Twinn

Funeral arrangements for Alan L. Twinn age 55 of Fort Yates, ND will be at 11:00 AM, CT on Thursday March 29, 2018 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Fort Yates, ND. Fr John Floberg will be officiating. Military Services by American Legion Post #239 Growler Looking Back Jamerson of Little Eagle, SD. Burial will be at Tree Top Family […]

Marvin Medicine Horse

Funeral arrangements for Marvin MedicineHorse age 65 of Fort Yates, ND will be at 11:00 AM, CT on Tuesday March 27, 2018 at St. James Episcopal Church in Cannonball, ND. Fr. John Floberg will be officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD.  Family and friends will gather at Hawk Corner […]

George Whirlwind Soldier

George Lorenzo Whirlwind Soldier, age 72, passed away January 7, 2017 at the White River Nursing home. George leaves behind three sons, five daughters, eighteen grandchildren, two sisters, and numerous nephew and nieces that he loved and cherished. He is preceded in death by his mother Evelyn Gertrude Andrews; father Pius Peter Whirlwind Soldier I; Brothers Clement, Zeke, Louis, and […]

Decision Making 2018: Grazing and Finance Planning For Agriculture Operations

SDSU Extension’s team of experts recognize the challenges South Dakota’s agriculture producers face as they enter the 2018 grazing season. To help ranchers with planning for the future, SDSU Extension will host several Grazing and Finance Planning meetings throughout western South Dakota beginning April 3. “Drought conditions remain across regions of western South Dakota, combined with low commodity markets, many […]


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