A celebration of dreams, of hope


A celebration of dreams was the theme at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School on Thursday evening, January 24. The celebration gathering was scheduled to recognize C-EB 5th grade students for completing the Lakota Circles of Hope program. The evening was filled with traditional food, presentations, gifts, and encouragement. For the past five years, C-EB School has implemented the Lakota Circles of Hope […]

MAP Data deepens instruction at E.A.G.L.E. Center


Three times per year all Cheyenne-Eagle Butte students are given a comprehensive assessment called the NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) MAP Test. MAP stands for Measures of Academic Progress. Students are tested in Math, Reading, and Science and the results from each test provide detailed data about each student’s academic strengths and areas where extra growth is needed. Students receive an […]

Before the vortex and into spring, ranchers stock up winter feed


Ranchers have many different ways of feeding their cattle in the winter months. Some may scatter ear corn, place soy hull pellets, shell corn or ground corn in feed bunks, grind hay using a variety of bales, or lay a trail of cake. Ranchers may use ear corn so the cattle have to work for their food, and that keeps […]

Safety concerns paramount at city’s January meeting


Scrutiny over the slow or lack of response from Ziebach County police officers to residential calls for police assistance at the January Dupree City Council meeting resulted in a presentation from Officer Charles “Chuck” Red Crow at Monday night’s February meeting explaining the Ziebach County Sheriff’s Department jurisdiction restraints and call statistics. Red Crow, who explained that Ziebach County Sheriff […]

South Dakota Tobacco Control grades worsen in 2019 report

Lack of indoor e-cigarette policy, low tobacco tax blamed for failing grades SOUTH DAKOTA – Today, the American Lung Association in South Dakota released the 2019 “State of Tobacco Control” report, which revealed poor grades on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use. The lack of progress on tobacco control efforts is largely attributed to the state’s low tobacco […]

Martin joins US Army

Lyle Maynard

Lyle Maynard, 80, of Eagle Butte, peacefully passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Medicine Wheel Village, Eagle Butte. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 8, 2019 at the United Church of Christ Church, Eagle Butte with Pastor Pauline Webb presiding. Burial will follow in the Eagle Butte Cemetery. A wake service will be held at 7:00 […]

Myron Curley

Myron Curley, 61, of Iron Lightning, entered the spirit world Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m. MST, Monday, February 4, 2019 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte. A wake service was held at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the church, with a procession from the 4-mile east […]

I’lese Uses The Knife

I’lese Uses The Knife, age 44 of Rapid City, SD and formerly of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. She is survived by her two sons, Israel “Izzy” (Amber) Hernandez, Sr. of New York City, NY, and Solomon of Utah; a daughter, Waninya Hope Low Dog, Rapid City, SD. […]

Red Scaffold cowboy follows in the footsteps of great grandfather: Wins first buckle


Six year-old Teo White Wolf-Traversie has been roping since he was three years old. According to his grandmother, the Takini kindergarten student always has a rope in his hand, practicing on his roping dummy. All his hard work and practice paid off this past weekend when Teo placed first in the 6 and Under category at the Annual Black Hills […]


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