Seniors capture memorable moment after C-EB’s win over Stanley County

Fire destroys trailer home

“Dreamstarter” $10K from Olympian Billy Mills and Running Strong for American awarded to Carl Petersen and David Fraser

Washington, DC: Today, Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills announced the fifth class of American Indian youth to receive $10,000 Dreamstarter grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life. Each of the ten Dreamstarter recipients, who are all American Indian youth under age 30, will work together with a community nonprofit on a business supported by Running Strong […]

Tornado season starts with a jolt in the southeast


While most of the country hunkered down against the cold, people in Alabama hunkered down against tornadoes, which killed 23 people in Alabama and injured six in Georgia who were given only a five-minute warning before the tornado hit. One EF-4 tornado left at least a mile-wide, 24-mile long track across Lee County, Alabama, located on the east-central state border, […]

Students earn 100 AR points

Two more students have joined the 100 AR point club in Mrs. Willison’s classroom. Congratulations to  Francheska Gonzalez and Deja Marshall. Photos submitted  

Upper Elementary celebrates 100th day of school

Mrs. Willison’s third grade class celebrated the 100th day of school. We read the book 100 Hungry Ants. The students used unifex cubes to make the rows just like the ants did on their way to the picnic. 1 row of 100, 2 rows of 50, 4 rows of 25, 5 rows of 20, and 10 rows of 10. Then […]

Schweitzer, CNP, 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 […]

Keya Foundation welcomes Wendy Fischer

The Keya Foundation welcomes Wendy Fischer as the new Assistant Director.  Ms. Fischer will be assisting the organization with office services, implementing programs and projects, data collection, grant evaluation and reporting. Wendy also has experience with website creation, e-commerce, graphic design and marketing. She will be working with Artist Organizations in the area as well as implementing ways to support […]

Gov. Noem Introduces Pipeline Legislative Package

SD State News – Governor Kristi Noem today proposed two bills for pipeline construction “The legislative package introduced today will help ensure the Keystone XL pipeline and other future pipeline projects are built in a safe and efficient manner while protecting our state and counties from extraordinary law enforcement costs in the event of riots,” said Noem. “I’m a supporter […]

Official indigenous language bill progresses


PIERRE, SD — A bill to designate South Dakota’s official indigenous language is on its way to the House floor. SB126 says “The official indigenous language of the state is the language of the O’ceti Sakowin, Seven Council Fires, also known by treaty as the Great Sioux Nation, comprised of three dialects, Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota.” Testifying in favor of […]


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