A guide to your annual check-up and well-woman exam

The Cheyenne River Breast and Cervical Early Detection Program offers annual well-women exams, which consists of a breast exam, pelvic examination, and a pap smear. The exam may include other procedures. During the exam, you will receive a short physical and the provider will ask you questions regarding your nutrition, moods, medications, sex life and family history. You may be […]

Mahto Paha: a place of ceremony

The march against meth stops traffic to raise awareness

Jolee Clark and Sherri Turning Heart, along with several other local women organized a march against meth last week to raise awareness about the dangers of meth. The “We fight against meth” march is an effort by local people to raise awaremess about who people can go to to get help with their own addition or to help a loved […]

Wounded Knee descendants meeting

The Si Tanka Takini Omniciye will host a meeting of the Wounded Knee Descendants on Thursday, October 4, at 6:00 p.m. at the Cherry Creek gymnasium. A potluck meal is planned. For more information, contact Manny and Renee Iron Hawk at 605-200-0125 or 605-538-4330.

Moreau Grand annual meeting October 12

The annual meeting of the membership of Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative, Inc., will be held at the Timber Lake Public School, Timber Lake, South Dakota on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Registration and meal will begin at 5:00 pm MST. Members attending the meeting will hear reports, be able to vote on a proposed bylaw amendment and elect directors from districts 1, […]

Locally-owned business brings essential services to Cheyenne River

Pumping septic tanks probably isn’t the dream job most people hope to land someday. For Jeremy Ferguson it’s not even his only job, but it is one where he gets to be his own boss. He says having that independence feels pretty good, and that’s one of the things that keeps driving him day after day. Jeremy started Ferguson’s Septic […]

Socratic Seminar leads students to discovery learning

A socratic seminar is a method of learning that requires students to pose to each other questions about a text they have read, and then to answer those questions using evidence from the text or their prior experience or knowledge. Students in my junior and sophomore English classes recently learned to conduct socratic seminars about asking questions. Students read two […]

South Dakota’s Principal of the Year: Julie Marshall of Timber Lake

In 2017, Julie Marshall, Middle School/High School Principal at the Timber Lake School was chosen as the Region 5 Principal of the Year.  This was voted on by Marshall’s colleagues within the region.  Her application stayed in the pool for the state nomination for that year and the next.  “There was then paperwork to fill out that related to Timber […]

Medicare’s open enrollment period begins October 15

PIERRE, S.D.  – Open enrollment for the 2019 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan year begins on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7. During the open enrollment period, trained volunteers from the SD Senior Health Information and Insurance Education Program (SHIINE) will offer free assistance to seniors seeking additional Medicare information. If you are in need of assistance, […]

Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show

The 56th Annual Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show will be held October 12 and  13th at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD. While this is called a show, it consists of various contests for developing life skills that 4-Hers, non 4-H youth, and adults may participate in.  The event kicks off with an 11AM to 1PM […]

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