At the Heart of It: Eulogy for a friend: Peg Henson, a servant of the people


  Holding onto the moment is like grasping water. Water is tangible, but it slips through your hands and is gone. We have the memory of its smooth and cool brush across skin, but even that memory fades with time.  When we experience it again, or try to repeat it, it is familiar, but it is never exactly the same; […]

To Walk In Beauty: The Gormans visit South Dakota


Snowstorm, whiteout conditions, and freezing temperatures did not stop an Arizona couple from visiting their family in South Dakota. Driving over a thousand miles, Marlene and Harrison Gorman of Round Rock, Arizona were determined to make it to Eagle Butte for their one-week vacation stay. They began their journey on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 9 and they made impressive headway, reaching […]

Garden and Home Improvement tips


Hello everyone. I hope you are doing well after our first snow storm for fall/winter 2019. I hope the information I have been providing has been helpful for everyone. This week I will cover tips for indoor growing and will begin with suggestions for beginners. It may take a few tries to find out what will work best for you, […]

Letter to the Editor: Reflecting on Senator Rounds’ speech to the Chamber of Commerce


These are perilous times for our republic. In remarks to the S.F. Chamber of Commerce on October 8th, Sen. Rounds began by saying the House should simply pass bills and not do the impeachment inquiry. Actually, the House has passed nearly 400 important bills this year. Very few of them were taken up by the Senate. Evidently, the Senate is […]

Breast cancer survivor: Shireen Wiedmer shares her story


My name is Shireen Wiedmer and I am an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. My mother is Ramona Jewett McLane and my grandmother is Annabelle Morgan.  I have lived on the Cheyenne River reservation since 1986. I grew up in Rapid City, then moved to White Horse. This is my journey with breast cancer. In early December […]

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Facts about breast cancer that you need to know

According to the CDC, breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer, and can begin in different parts of the breast. A breast is made up of three main parts: lobules, […]

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Dupree youth football team claim three wins in one day


The 5th and 6th grade Dupree youth football team competed in the Oahe Football Jamboree in Pierre on Saturday, October 5.  In the first game they played Pierre Oahe Storm, beating them 18-0.  The went on to defeat Herreid-Selby, 18-6, in their second game, and finished off the day with a 30-6 win over Mt. Vernon. The team, who is […]

Crazy Horse Chiefs overtake Takini Skyhawks, 50-0


It was the last game of the regular season in the All-Nations Conference as the Takini Skyhawks took the field on home turf against the Crazy Horse Chiefs on Monday, October 14. Both teams were 0-5 going into the game and in the first quarter, were evenly matched with both teams effectively moving the ball.  The Skyhawks did change up […]


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