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Dupree students adjust to homeschool life

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

The COVID-19 has changed life in many ways for Americans and here on Cheyenne River, we are in our third week of school cancellations. Teachers from area schools have worked to continue educating their students in various ways: online education, learning packets, and even live broadcasting lessons. Dupree students are also adjusting to these changes and are learning to live […]

Dupree Elementary School 2019-2020 Third Quarter Honor Roll

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

“A” Honor Roll (3.75-4.0): 3rd Grade: Laynee Bakeberg, Kerris Brown, Martika Crow, Zachary Dekle, Hayden Hale, Kyler Hunt, Kel Starr, Aliaunna White Wolf, Londen Wishard. 4th Grade: Leo Bakeberg IV, Memphis Brewer, Bayleigh Cudmore, Atticus McCarty, Tess Schrempp. 5th Grade: Maxson Dupris, Jaycee Eaton, Traden Meeks, Hudson Terveen, Samara Ward Martel. 6th Grade: Tee Birkeland, Wyatt Lemke, Spencer Olsen, Jordyn […]

Faye Condon

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Faye Condon, 76, of Eagle Butte, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center, Bismarck, ND. A graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. MDT, Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Eagle Butte Cemetery.

Felix Glen Eagle

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Gravesite Services for Felix Glen Eagle age 77 of Fort Yates, ND will be at 1 PM,CT on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Cemetery under direction of Oster Funeral Home of Mobridge, SD. Horseback riders, family and friends will gather at the Wakpala Junction at 12 PM, CT to escort him to the cemetery. Glen entered the […]

Kenneth Little Thunder

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Kenneth G. Little Thunder, age 61, of Eagle Butte, SD, and a Marine Corps veteran, entered the Spirit World on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Monument Hospice House in Rapid City, SD Ken is survived by his loving wife Bernadine LaClaire-Little Thunder and three sons:  Terry Little Thunder, Kent Little Thunder, and Samual Eagle Staff and one daughter Felicia […]

Leo Anthony Bakeberg, Sr.

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Leo Anthony Bakeberg, Sr., 90, of Spearfish, SD, formerly of Dupree, SD, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Hospice House, Rapid City, surrounded by his loving family. Leo was born in Dupree, Ziebach County, South Dakota, May 13, 1929, one of eight children born to August J. & Josephine (Doud) Bakeberg.  Although he lost his right arm below […]

2020 Casey Tibbs Match of Champions cancelled in response to COVID-19

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

In response to the ongoing and evolving pandemic pertaining to COVID-19, the Casey Tibbs Foundation regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Casey Tibbs Match of Champions in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. The decision to cancel the PRCA-sanctioned Bronc Match, which was scheduled for June 6, 2020, was one the Casey Tibbs Foundation Board of Directors did not take […]

Activities group plans for resumption of sports

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Because of coronavirus caution, schools in South Dakota are closed until May 4. That’s not preventing the South Dakota High School Activities Association from making plans for state tournaments once school is back in session. The SDHSAA board of directors met by teleconference Friday morning and decided to let its staff work on planning for how sports and arts activities […]

Here’s how to support local businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

Right now, there is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, and here at home, restaurants are adjusting to mandated businesses protocols set forth by CRST Chairman Harold Frazier. In an attempt to slow down the spread of the virus, Chairman Frazier ordered that all restaurants on Cheyenne River transition to carry-out and/or curbside […]

City to host drive-thru egg hunt to meet social distanting guidelines

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 01, 2020

City of Eagle Butte employees worked together to fill the 10,000 plastic eggs with candy in preparation for their annual Easter egg hunt. Plans for the popular event were on track until recently, when COVID-19 changed everything. City Finance Officer Sheila Ganje began to strategize how to move forward with the popular affair. The thought of cancelling the event was […]