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Freezing temps and snow challenges dominate Eagle Butte city meeting

Damages caused by freezing temperatures and the snow removal status, policy and plan topped the City of Eagle Butte council meeting agenda on Thursday, Feb. 20 during its regular meeting.  Snow piles mount as city workers coordinate plowing, grading and removal in the early morning hours and throughout the day. Finance Officer Sheila Ganje provided a copy of the revised […]

Senate committee kills temporary water use bills CRST testifies that industrial and mining interests are secondary and subordinate to tribal water rights

Having local public hearings and giving a voice to the voiceless were on the forefront of last Thursday’s South Dakota House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee hearing regarding temporary water use permits. Proponents, opponents, as well as committee members, engaged in intense and concentrated discussions pertaining to House Bills 1239 and 1240 before the committee voted to defer the bills […]

Carla Schweitzer, CNP, named Horizon Health Care Provider of the Year

HOWARD, SD – Horizon Health Care recently recognized Carla Schweitzer, CNP, as the Horizon Provider of the Year. This award is designed to recognize one medical or dental provider each year who embodies the spirit of care Horizon strives to provide its patients and communities. Selection is based on a number of items, including patient satisfaction, quality of care, service […]

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police arrest two, seize approximately 150 lbs. of Marijuana during traffic stop

Eagle Butte, SD – Officers from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement arrested two people and seized more than 140 pounds of marijuana yesterday on Highway 212 near Eagle Butte, South Dakota. At approximately 1:30 PM MST a CRST police officer performed a routine traffic stop of a commercially rented vehicle eastbound on highway 212. During the traffic stop […]

FOIA proves a simply complex document

According to guidelines outlined by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Freedom of Information Act contains 12 subsections, and Each subsection is labeled with a lower case letter, and under it there is additional information specifying what should be made available to the public by public institutions. The first section, subsection (a)(1) outlines the need for Federal agencies to […]

Read Across America seeks to inspire people to take the plunge into a good book March 2

Behind the quiet façade of a reader, wars rage, loves swoon, aliens emerge from the darkness of space, and people communicate with ghosts.  This quiet wonderland is part of what inspired Read Across America, which started in 1997 as an effort to celebrate the excitement of reading. According to the National Education Association (NEA), the NEA “sponsors and spear-heads the […]

A fun way to read

Sometimes change is hard to accept, whether it is because of strong personal biases or the feelings of uneasiness that change can bring. One such change that I have resisted is the notion of incorporating ebook readers into my life. Ebooks are electronic versions of printed books that can be accessible online and on a mobile device. I am “old […]

Windswept Academy commemorates 100th school day

To celebrate their 100th day of learning, Windswept Academy students enjoyed a creative and fun day full of activities and costume. “100” was the theme throughout various projects that students created, and included counting and bagging 100 snack items, writing 100 words in cursive, painting 100 dots, smiley faces, and circles in art pieces. Even Pac-Man was drawn in  his […]

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