Headstart Program building gains handicap accessible entrance

The Headstart Program is working to get their buildings across CRST into health and safety compliance, and began with construction at the Eagle Butte location. Safety was the driving force behind the project said Headstart Director Geri Zorin who shared that currently, parents parellel park on the side of the building, across the street, which meant students and parents had […]

KXL Pipeline loses 2019 construction season

TC Energy, formally TransCanada, announced earlier this week that they have lost the 2019 construction season for the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. The corporation cited well-documented “ongoing legal challenges” as the reason for the major setback during a shareholders conference call. Indeed, for years, the pipeline project has been embattled in legal opposition from many organizations, private citizens, and tribal […]

National High School Rankings raise questions about what makes a school good or bad

The 2019 U.S. News & World Report High School Rankings assessment lists the top High Schools in each state of the Union. One hundred and six schools were included on the list for the state of South Dakota, with Hill City listed as number one. “Hill City High School is ranked #2,896 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on […]

“I Killed It”: High school freshman Sheridyn Runs After’s poem wins publication rights in a national high school poetry contest

Sheridyn Runs After’s poem “I Killed It” is a Topical Winner in the 2019 Live Poetry Society of NJ’s “Inside of Me” contest. Runs After will have her poem published in an anthology of poems submitted for the contest. Runs After is a freshman at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School and the daughter of Gordan Runs After and Ashley Peterson. The […]

Teen Community Emergency Response training held for Cheyenne River youth

CRST Emergency Management conducted a Youth Teen Community Emergency Response Team training at the Cheyenne River Youth Project building from April 29 to May 1. CRYP Deputy Director Meghan Tompkins, Youth Program Director Jerica Widow, Partnership with Native Americans Project Coordinator Joe Tyon and CRST Emergency Manager Harold Tiger worked together to put the training together. This training for the […]

State & National News

National: 145th annual Kentucky Derby upset causes controversy The Kentucky Derby race at Churchill Downs lasted approximately 2 minutes, cost fans who wanted to go to the race about $80 pre ticket and proved to be the controversial upset of the year so far in the world of sports. Country House, a 60-1 bet, won the race after favored Maximum Security […]

Nearly a quarter of South Dakota school districts adopt four-day calendar

Nearly a quarter of the school districts in South Dakota have opted for a four-day school week over the past decade, joining an increasing trend toward the altered schedule nationwide. According to the South Dakota Department of Education, 34 school districts, or nearly 23 percent of the 149 statewide are maintaining a four-day school week in the current academic year. […]

C-EB Athletic Banquet May 9

The 2018-19 Athletic Banquet at Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School will be held on Thursday May 9, 2019 beginning at 6:00pm in the BIE Cafeteria. Student athlete’s will be honored in the Fall sports – Volleyball, Cross Country, Football , Boys Golf and Football Cheer. Winter Sports – Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball and Cheerleading. Spring sports – Track and Girls […]

EBT accepted at Takini LTM store

The LTM Express store in Takini will begin accepting EBT transactions starting May 10 said LTM Assistant Manager Tenielle Scott. “Midnight Madness will not happen in May, but will happen in June,” said Scott. The store can be reached at 605-538-4110/4111.

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