About Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle

Prairie Doc Perspectives: That’s Love

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

When my mom called me and said that my dad found four N95 masks in the garage and she wanted to send them all to me since I’m a doctor – That’s love. When I reassured her that we had enough in clinic for now and that she should keep them, or at least keep two for her and dad […]

Bringing home the bacon, again

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

Over the past weeks and months, we have stress-tested our economy, our health care system, and the resilience of the American people. This pandemic has also tested our food supply systems. While we fully expect grocery store shelves to remain stocked, it does not mean there won’t be impacts further up the chain, especially for South Dakota farmers and ranchers. […]

April Column: We’re in this together!

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

For many of us the month of April has challenged us, but being the resilient South Dakotans that we are, we have saddled up and are ready for the long ride. We took control of the reigns as we knew we were on this ride for the long haul.  We stayed connected with those around us using many forms of […]

Dupree students have social distance prom in style and safety: Glamorous prom parade down Main Street

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing requirements, virtually all spring events have been cancelled. Some hardworking Dupree parents and volunteers decided to use an idea that Miller High School parents used and put on a “Main Street Prom” for students and community members to enjoy.  The students arrived at the Ziebach County Courthouse lawn on Saturday evening for special social […]

Girls’ wrestling approved by activities group

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

Next year will likely see the start of SDHSAA-sanctioned girls’ wrestling in South Dakota schools. The first reading approving the new sport was taken Tuesday by the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s board of directors. Meeting via teleconference, the board acted on the first reading of a variety of recommendations for changes to the SDHSAA Athletics Handbook that came […]

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, woman convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on April 20, 2020, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court. Nicole Ducheneaux, age 34, was sentenced to 34 months in federal prison, followed by 4 years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and a special assessment […]

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Cherry Creek, South Dakota, man convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent was sentenced on April 20, 2020, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court. Angelo Ashley, age 21, was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special […]

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on April 15, 2020, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno. Silas Condon, age 24, was sentenced to 2 years probation with 4 months home detention, restitution of $349, and a special assessment to the Federal […]

S.D. Farmers Union Celebrates Corson County Ranch Family

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

On Black Horse Ranch, there’s a creek bottom that offers excellent winter protection for cattle during a blizzard – most of the time. It can also be the most dangerous spot for them to shelter. “It just depends on which way the wind is blowing,” says Jerry Petik, 71, a third-generation Corson County rancher. In a way, ranching is similar […]

6 new symptoms added to CDC COVID-19 guidelines

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | April 29, 2020

The Center for Disease Control has added six new symptoms to the COVID-19 guidelines. The original list included known symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Here are the new symptoms to know: Chills Repeated shaking with chills Muscle pain Headache Sore throat New loss of smell or taste According to the CDC, these symptoms may appear 2-14 […]