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Parade honors accomplishments and future generations Most Beautiful: 1st Place: Michelle Benoist-Moran 2nd Place: Eunice Hollow Horn 3rd Place: Nicole White Wolf 4th Place: Fredeneicka Eagleman Most Original: 1st Place: Mona Thompson 2nd Place: Diane Garreau 3rd Place: Juanita Oros 4th Place: Chayo Makes Room For Them Most Humorous: 1st Place: Donroy Makes Room For Them 2nd Place: Shanna Smith […]

Your West River Eagle comes alive today

In the Harry Potter movie incoming students are given the school newspaper when they arrive at Hogwarts. It’s no ordinary newspaper, as the photos on the page are actually movies that play while the paper is being read. Impossible? Well, not really and today’s West River Eagle brings you the future of newspapers with a Harry Potter-like new feature that […]

2nd annual Rope, Ride & Slide action features new events this year

It’s that time of year again, time for the 2nd annual Rope, Ride & Slide event at the Dupree Rodeo Arena on Saturday, September 15 at 4 p.m. This year’s match will pit Bronc Riders and Steer Wrestlers against each other in their individual main events followed by them pairing up for team roping to show off their all around […]

Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner to honor six nominees

The 29th Annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2017. Now in its 29th year, the Tribute Dinner is an opportunity for friends and families in the ranching and rodeo communities to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of South Dakota cowboys, cowgirls, families and animals. This event is an annual fundraiser for the Casey […]

DHS Homecoming week September 24-28

Grab your popcorn, the show is about to begin and it’s going to be a ‘Great Week at the MOVIES’ at Dupree School Sept. 24th-28th! The theme for parade and coronation will be movies. The Homecoming Schedule: Dress Up Days: Monday-Beach Day (no revealingswimwear; t-shirts/legging under swimsuits, grass skirts, etc.) Tuesday-Meme/Vine Day (outfit or a sign to fit a popular […]

City of Dupree meets: garbage still an issue


Mayor Jim Veit reported that the city purchased the trailer and dumpster discussed in the last few meetings to help keep the city dumpsters emptied and avoid overflowing garbage. The city has relied on the tribe to haul garbage from the city site to the dump in Eagle Butte, but the tribe has had issues with its dump truck and […]

C-EB homecoming: Falcons defeat Braves 50-6


The Cheyenne-Ealge Butte Braves faced the Todd County Falcons on Friday for their homecoming game and came up on the losing end. The Falcons and Braves had their share of errors throughout the game, hiking the ball too high or low, fumbling passes and losing yard due to penalties. However, the Falcons were able to pull away from the Braves’ […]

“Just do it”


Nike’s “Just do it” slogan has been successful for one reason: it is the mindset one must have to get things get done. There are a million reasons why people do not want to do something. It could be boring, hard or scary for one reason or another. Sometimes we put off things we want to do, but lack the […]

Dakota At Home

A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard  Aging can be a difficult thing. Whether it’s harder on the one growing older, or their loved ones, I’m not sure. When a spouse or a parent grows older and starts to need help with everyday tasks, there are many difficult decisions to make. You want them to be close, to have as much independence […]

Just Get ‘Er Done!

Autumn is here, and harvest is just around the corner. These Fall days are a great time to complete those cleaning tasks you have been putting off. As a veteran, it’s also a great time to review your chore list. Locate your discharge papers. These papers are needed to verify military service for healthcare benefits, retirement, employment, education benefits and […]


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