A spotlight on Kelsie Kay’s Coffee Depot

In May of this year, 29-year old Kelsie Kay Haskell launched her business, Kelsie Kay’s Coffee Depot in the Four Bands Incubator in downtown Eagle Butte. Kelsie said it was during her years in high school that she realized two things – she loved coffee and she loved retail. With those two in mind, she understood the need for a […]

Cheyenne-Eagle Butte stomps St. Francis, 52-12: Braves battle Lower Brule today in All-Nation’s Conference playoff


Cheyenne-Eagle Butte (C-EB) Braves plowed over and past the St. Francis Warriors last Thursday, Oct. 17 in the first ever All-Nations Conference playoff game at C-EB with a decisive 52-12 win. The Braves play Lower Brule at Lower Brule today. “As far as focusing on Lower Brule, speed kills in football, and they have one of the fastest guys in […]

Cheyenne River Cross Country round-up


Timber Lake Panthers The Panthers rocked at the Region 4B regional meet in Gettysburg last Wednesday, October 16. Head Coach Donna Aberle said not only did every runner from the team qualify for state, each one beat their personal records. “The Panthers ran very strong… This was a great outcome. The boys’ team won the meet by three points. All […]

2019 SDRA Finals Results and Year-End Standings

The South Dakota Rodeo Association Finals were held October 11-13 in Sioux Falls, SD. Below, results are listed as contestant and score/time. Results are from the SDRA website. Bareback: 1. Jake Carmody – Mobridge, SD 75 2. Cooper Fillipek – Rapid City, SD 60 Barrel Racing: 1. Shaw Nelson – Hartford, SD 13.18 2. Brenda Deters – Colton, SD 13.33 […]

Jackie Bird lifts spirits in performance at C-EB


“I want to make everyone happy,” said Jackie Bird, standing in her hoop dancer regalia in front of a microphone, guitar in hand and a bright smile on her face. Her energy slowly filled the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School gymnasium, quiet despite the presence of the high school and junior high students and staff members. Bird began her greeting of […]

LuAnn Lindskov earns presidential excellence award


On October 15, 2019, the White House announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, and among the awardees was Timber Lake High School teacher Louise “LuAnn” Lindskov. According to the PAEMST website, Lindskov was among four teachers from South Dakota honored with the award, which “is the highest award given by the U.S. […]

Dupree School Board October meeting covers everything from projects to policies


The Dupree school board meeting took place Oct.16, and board members addressed transportation and reported on the progress of building projects, student activities and school events. In the visitor portion of the meeting, which takes place after the meeting is started, Shirley Dog Eagle requested the school arrange transportation for the eight children who attend Dupree School from Bear Creek. […]

Native American week in schools across Cheyenne River

Delaena Uses Knife helped instruct a Tiospaye Topa student on how to hold and maneuver the hoops.

Upper Elementary News… Keeping up with the Newspaper Club

Jackie Bird visits C-EB School Today our school had a special person visit our school — her name is Jackie Bird. She did dancing, hoop dance, round dance, singing, and showed the school her powwow regalia. The school children enjoyed her puppets and thought she said a lot of good things about culture. She is currently from Mandan Hidatsa. Her […]

Skya Ducheneaux: manager of Akiptan


Skya Ducheneaux is a 23-year-old young lady who manages Akiptan in Eagle Butte, SD, which is a Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that provides loans and technical assistance to Native Americans. She grew up on a ranch on CRST and she holds a Master’s in Business Administration. She worked for the Intertribal Agriculture Council as an intern for two […]


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