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Progress on Sacred Heart Family Safe Shelter

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

After several delays due to weather issues and COVID-19, construction of the Sacred Heart Family Safe Shelter on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in Eagle Butte is visibly back on track. “Great news! The concrete has been poured for our floor and we now can start the above-surface building,” wrote Greg Fisher, executive director of the Sacred Heart Center. One […]

South Dakota election officials say vote-by-mail and voting at polls will be safe and fair

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

The people who will operate and oversee the 2020 general election in South Dakota are highly confident that the vote for president, Congress, legislative seats and statewide ballot measures will be done fairly, accurately and in a timely manner without a risk of fraud. Despite concerns raised by President Donald Trump and others who have questioned the legitimacy of widespread […]

South Dakota restaurants battle for survival amid pandemic

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit South Dakota restaurants harder than just about any other industry in the state. Six months into the pandemic, with the state economy mostly open for business, restaurants across the state are still struggling to make ends meet and keep their doors open as patrons and employees worry about spreading the potentially deadly coronavirus. Since the […]

Sharon Keller

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

Mass of Christian Burial for Sharon Keller, 81, of Trail City was at 10 AM, MT, Friday, September 11, 2020, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Timber Lake. Burial was at the Timber Lake Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. A prayer service was Thursday at 7 PM, CT, at Kesling Funeral Home. Sharon passed away […]

Sivert Nordvold Ross

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

Sivert Olaf Nordvold Ross (b. 30 August 1922) passed away on 8 June 2020 in Nipomo, California. Sivert, known as Tut in his youth and in the family, was born in Mobridge, South Dakota. He spent his early childhood on a family homestead near Wakpala, but he moved with his parents and sister to Pierre when it was time for […]

Justine Rae High Elk

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

Justine Rae High Elk, 41, of Eagle Butte, entered the spirit world, Friday, September 4, 2020, at her home in Eagle Butte. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a visitation was from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the CRST Bingo Hall, Eagle Butte. Luce Funeral Chapel of Eagle Butte has been entrusted with Justine’s […]

Nelson Barbosa

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

Nelson Barbosa, 70, of Eagle Butte, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at I.H.S. Hospital, Eagle Butte. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a visitation began at 8:00 a.m., Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the CRST Powwow Grounds. At 1:00 p.m., a procession headed to the Green Grass Cemetery, Green Grass for services and burial. He is survived by […]

Roxanne Iron Wing

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

Roxanne (Rosas) Iron Wing, 42, of LaPlant, entered the spirit world, Monday, August 31, 2020 at Rapid City Regional Hospital. In compliance with the CRST Tribal Directives, a funeral service began at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at the LaPlant Powwow Grounds, LaPlant. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, LaPlant. A procession from the hill east of town […]

USDA Agriculture News

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 16, 2020

The Corson, Dewey, Meade, Perkins and Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Corson County office at 605-273-4506 ext 2, Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County […]

Chairman’s Update: Tribe moving up levels due to positivity rate on CRST

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | September 09, 2020

There are 34 active cases, an increase of eight cases, with 124 recovered and one death. Beginning tomorrow the tribe will be moving to Level 4 of their COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan, said CRST Chairman Harold Frazier in his address today. A total of 6,903 tests have been conducted, with 6,744 negatives and 159 positive cases. There are 3,027 test […]