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Humanities Organization opens funding round for COVID-19 Emergency Support

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

The South Dakota Humanities Council has opened a second round of grant funding to assist South Dakota cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic. SDHC will accept applications from July 20-Aug. 31 at sdhumanities.org/cares. The South Dakota Humanities Council CARES Act Grant was created to help humanities-based cultural organizations maintain essential functions and retain core personnel during […]

Glossary of pandemic medical terminology

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

There have been a lot of medical terminology used in talks, stories, and the news about the pandemic. It can be difficult for people to understand, especially if one has never been exposed to medical terms. Below is a list of common medical terms and their meanings: Pandemic – an epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, crossing […]

Facts about Dr. Anthony Fauci

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

A lot of news about Covid-19 and the National response to the virus has been given by Dr. Anthony Fauci. But who is this person and why should anyone listen to him on issues of infectious diseases? Dr. Anthony Fauci is a 79 year old doctor specializing in the field of immunology, the study of infectious diseases. He earned his […]

Medicine Wheel Village: Donut give up

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

Residents at Medicine Wheel Village in Eagle Butte enjoyed donuts as they shared messages of love and support. Here are some photos:

Weekly lawn and gardening tips

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

Greetings everyone, I hope all of you and your families are well. This week I will go over what seems like a far off time- fall and winter. July and August are times when property managers and estates begin looking for supplies for winter and left over stock they can get at a discount. Items to look for now and […]

Trump’s Occupy Portland Gambit

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

Federal troops in camouflage, without identification, heavily armed, uncommunicative, roving in unmarked cars, seizing and incarcerating peaceful protesters without charging them. Acting without invitation. No reporting of this deployment to any state authority. No official justification of the Constitutional or other basis for dispatching these troops. What is this: Chile under Pinochet? A reenactment of Costa Gavras’ “Z”? Turkey under […]

Making telehealth permanent

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

In March, when things went from 0 to 100 at the beginning of the pandemic, our health care system was forced to adapt quickly on so many levels. With patients no longer allowed to visit hospitals in-person for regular appointments, we needed a solution – and fast. Telehealth was the answer. The administration quickly expanded Medicare’s telehealth coverage during the […]

Prairie Doc Perspectives: Choosing healthy habits

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

Early on in the coronavirus pandemic with many people spending a lot of time at home, a wise friend told me that people will likely come out of this “a chunk, a hunk, or a drunk.” So, here we are four months later, and I have observed these outcomes in several of my patients. Some admit they have been drinking […]

No surprise tax bills for COVID relief workers

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

As New York struggled with tens of thousands of coronavirus cases, medical professionals from across the United States headed to New York City to help. Their work was crucial to New York’s efforts to contain the pandemic and undoubtedly helped save lives. And in May, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced their reward: tax bills from the state of New […]

Crazy Horse Memorial Night Blast cancelled

By Alaina Beautiful Bald Eagle | July 22, 2020

Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation has determined that its September 6, 2020 public Night Blast, which typically attracts thousands of visitors, will be canceled as a safety measure during the coronavirus pandemic. The Blast has been held annually on September 6 for 27 years in remembrance of sculpture Korczak Ziolkowski’s birthday and Oglala leader Crazy Horse’s death. Plans are underway for […]