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Chokecherry recipes are sweet delights


Chokecherries are ripe for the picking, and across Cheyenne River, different variations and recipes are being used to prepare the berries for consumption. Some recipes are family treasures, passed down from uncis, while others are a new creative twist. These berries grow on the chokecherry bush, and in the early season, it is easy to spot their blossoming white flowers. […]

All-Nations Conference will spotlight reservation gridiron action


Schools across South Dakota are gearing up for football season, with some teams already hitting the field for practice sessions. This year, the buildup for first kickoff is especially high with the launch of the new All-Nations Conference (ANC) — a new football conference that was created for schools located on reservations. We talked with Takini Athletic Director Travis Albers […]

Education department announces guidelines for 2019-20 free or reduced-price meal programs

PIERRE, SD – Child and Adult Nutrition Services in the South Dakota Department of Education announces the policy for free milk or free and reduced-price meals. The policy applies to children unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and/or Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP). The […]

$3.6 million awarded to GPTCHB to fight youth suicide

RAPID CITY, SD – The GPTCHB’s Connecting With Our Youth Program (CWOY) has been awarded the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Suicide Prevention Grant worth $3.6 million over 5 years. The CWOY program is operated by the GPTCHB and managed by Charles Sitting Bull, Director of Behavioral Health. “We are very excited to have been selected for this grant and to […]

Tesla’s Model 3 is data junkie owner’s dream car


John B. Wilson and his wife Ginger M. bought their new Tesla in January. John, a retired computer technician and proud “data junkie”, planned the long-range trip in his first ever all-electric car back in June. While he and his wife had traveled all over St. Louis, and down to the Cascades in MO, they had yet to take it […]

Chaiman’s Corner


CRST Chairman Harold Frazier statement on United States fifth Circuit Court Overturning lower court ruling on Indian Child Welfare Act constitutionality Eagle Butte, SD — It is with great pleasure that I applaud the decision of the US Fifth Circuit Court’s ruling regarding the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act. On August 9th 2019 the Court of Appeals overturned […]

Gardening and home improvement tips


Hello everyone and thanks again for your continued support. Today I will cover some gardening tips and add a new segment that will continue into the fall. Garden Tips We are about six weeks from the official start of fall and now is a great time to start getting ready. About this time, I begin with my compost bin and […]

Life isn’t about chasing happiness


The sun shone brightly over Luperon Harbor when the rain fell in heavy drops. My father, who rarely sounds desperate or hurried, anxiously ordered the hatches closed. I rushed topside and shut all but the galley hatch and one hatch over the main cabin, because despite the cool rain, the air was still thick and the cabin heat insufferable without […]


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