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Joyce Collins

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

Joyce Collins age 76 of Eagle Butte passed away at her home in rural Eagle Butte, SD. Arrangement are pending with Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD.

Melvin Arthur Anderson

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

Melvin Arthur Anderson, age 84, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020. Melvin was born in Dupree, SD, on September 9, 1936 to Arthur Burdette and Rose Magdalena (Fischer) Anderson. Melvin spent his childhood on the family ranch near Green Grass Creek north of Eagle Butte, SD.  At an early age, Melvin began his lifelong involvement in ranching, and subsequent […]

C-EB Upper Elementary Staff Send Positive Messages

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

C-EB UE teachers and staff are excited for the 2020-2021 school year. Know that we place your health and safety at the forefront of all we do and are saddened to not have you in class. However, we are thrilled to see you online! No matter what the world brings us, we will persevere. Together, we are C-EB Braves! We […]

Child Abuse Conference to be held Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

The 20th annual Community Response to Child Abuse Conference, which will held virtually this year, takes place Sept. 30 – Oct. 1. Registration is free for those working in schools, and advance sign up is encouraged. The conference is designed to provide professional training and educational opportunities for medical professionals, educators, school officials, dentists, law enforcement, social workers, mental health […]

South Dakota Timed Event Championship results

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

The tenth annual South Dakota Timed Event Championship (SDTEC) sponsored in part by Panhandle Slim, LG Seeds, and Double D Western, was held Sept. 5 and 6 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fair. “This year’s event was action packed with contestants from South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Iowa, and Minnesota,” says Jason Edleman, SDTEC organizer. “It was exciting […]

South Dakota sheep farmers hurting as pandemic reduces demand and processing capacity

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

In March 2020, the sheep-farming industry in South Dakota — the sixth-largest in the country — was humming along nicely. After a few sluggish decades, prices for meat and wool were at or near all-time highs and markets were stable. Fine-dining restaurants and the cruise-line industry continued to fuel strong demand for South Dakota lamb. And the annual massive sales […]

Crash experts question Ravnsborg’s car-deer explanation and raise concerns of distracted driving

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

An experienced traffic-accident reconstruction expert is casting doubt on the claim made by South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg that he thought he hit a deer with his car the night of Sept. 12 when in fact he had struck and killed a man. Kurt Weiss is a mechanical engineer who has 34 years of experience in reconstructing hundreds of […]

Early Childhood Screening

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

The Dupree School District, in conjunction with Northwest Area Schools Educational Cooperative has scheduled its annual EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING for children BIRTH THROUGH PRE-KINDERGARTEN AGE. Screenings are scheduled to be held September 30th from 12:30 to 3:40 pm MT at Dupree School’s Old Gymnasium. This screening FREE! It will assist parents and guardians in helping their child/children prepare for school. […]

USDA to provide additional direct assistance to farmers and ranchers impacted by the Coronavirus

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) will begin September 21st and run through December 11, 2020. “America’s agriculture communities are resilient, but […]

Political Voices: A reason for gratitude in tough times

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 24, 2020

South Dakota veterans and the Hot Springs community are currently celebrating the VA’s announcement that it has begun the process of rescinding the order to close the Hot Springs VA facility. This was a hard-fought victory in a battle that we weren’t always sure we would win. It started almost a decade ago, in 2011, when the Obama administration announced […]