Elder of the Week

Name: Freida Holybull-Condon From: Bridger Message about culture to the youth: “Culture is your identity. Learn your history, relatives, community, and leaders. Learn all you can. You are our future generation. Us elders will depend on you to be our next leaders. Be proud of who are, you are Lakota.”

Gunville achieves Masters

Jordyn Gunville, Eagle Butte, achieved a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Kansas this spring. The KU’s represents 90 Kansas counties, 46 other states, territories and Washington, D.C., and 48 other countries. Many candidates participated in KU’s annual Commencement ceremony, which took place Sunday, May 13, 2018.

LeBeau to graduate


Erin Cooper LeBeau, is the 17 year old daughter of Jayme (Cheri) LeBeau and Laura Stanley. She will be graduating from Triton Regional High School in Runnemede, New Jersey. Throughout high school, LeBeau was consistently on the principal’s list for maintaining straight A’s, and during her senior year, she took college-level classes. LeBeau will be attending Camden County College in […]

Veterans honored for their sacrifices

Under the direction of Chug and Karen Garreau Memorial Day services were held under the big tent at the Dupree Cemetery on Monday, May 28th.  Chug Garreau and Randy Hahne presented messages about what Memorial Day is, and about the brave, selfless men and women who sacrificed everything for our freedom. Special music was shared during the service.  A rose […]

Op/Ed: Spring has sprung: reflection & renewal


In keeping with the spirit of seasonal change, and all things that come with it, anyone who has an appreciation and respect for seasonal change has a personal reason to reflect on what that means. To some it could simply mean one season changes to the next – an annual, cyclical change in weather. To others, it is the renewal […]

The Credit Corner – Protecting children from identity theft


When it comes to the unfortunately all-too-common crime of identity theft, you wouldn’t think that children would be affected. After all, they don’t have driver’s licenses or state ID cards, credit cards, mortgages, automobile loans, store cards, or any other type of credit. They don’t have bank accounts with debit cards, nor do they rent housing. They can’t even rent […]

Jeremy C. Curley

Jeremy C. Curley, age 36, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Cheyenne River Health Center, Eagle Butte, SD. He is survived by his father, Cecil Curley, Jr., Grandmother, Rose Bad Hand, Grandmother, Margie Clown. Uncles: Benjamin Hawk Eagle, Kenneth Curley, Myron Curley, Danny Curley, Irving Curley and Keith Curley. Aunts: Marilyn Kasto, […]

Jerry M. Chasing Hawk

Jerry M. Chasing Hawk, 58, of Red Scaffold, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte. Funeral services are currently pending. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Jerry’s arrangements.

Norma J. “Sissy” Walking Elk “

Mass of Christian Burial for Norma Walking Elk age 56 of Medford, Oregon formally of Kenel, SD will be at 11:00 AM, CT on Saturday May 26, 2018 at the Catholic Church of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary in Kenel, SD. Fr. Jim Hoerter will be officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery under the direction of the Oster […]

Francine “Franny” Marie Demery

Mass of Christian Burial for Francine “Franny” Demery age 56 of Kenel, SD will be at 11:00 AM, CT on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at the Catholic Church of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary in Kenel, SD. Fr. Jim Hoerter will be officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery under the direction of the Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, […]


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