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Sutton campaigns in Eagle Butte to diverse group

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Gubernatorial candidate Billie Sutton traveled to Eagle Butte to share his message with potential voters August 3. Sutton said his mother Renee Sutton grew up in Eagle Butte and arranged the campaign dinner. Sutton is running against Republican Senator Kristi Noem. After a welcome and prayer, attendees were invited to eat and socialize. Local cowboy poet Blaine Nordvold wrote and […]

Shakopee Tribe donates more than $3 Million to tribes & nonprofits

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) today announced more than $3 million in donations to eight tribes and two charitable organizations working in Indian Country. These donations will support Native American communities in Minnesota and across the country. Specifically, the SMSC grants will help fund the purchase of medical equipment, construction of a new youth and […]

2018 Ziebach County 4-H Acheivement Day results

By Staff | August 08, 2018

There were numerous 4H project entries brought in as well as a number of cookie contest entries for the annual Ziebach County 4H Achievement Day event.  The Ziebach County Cookie contest, open to anyone of any age (people do not have to be in 4H to enter), winners were Minda Woodward taking first place with her Peanut Butter Blossoms, Erin […]

Dupree City rescinds fireworks ban for 2019

By Staff | August 08, 2018

After conducting and passing the first reading of City of Dupree’s annual budget, which, according to finance officer Maurice Lemke, is “pretty conservative,” the City listened to opposition to last month’s motion to institute a fireworks ban within the city limits in July 2019. Citizens of Dupree Leo Bakeberg, Carl High Bear, Jaqualin Longbrake, and Karyn Veit expressed their disapproval […]

Local youth selected as representatives of the American Legion Boys Nation program

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Two representatives from each of the 49 Boys States represent their state at Boys Nation in Washington, where the young leaders receive an education on the structure and function of federal government. The first Boys Nation – then called Boys Forum of National Government – convened at American University in Washington in August 1946.  The 1946 American Legion National Convention […]

Economy is improving, but trade instability must be addressed

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Across the country, Americans are experiencing the benefits that come from a healthy, growing economy. In just the month of June, 213,000 new jobs were created and more than 600,000 people re-entered the work force. Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law, nearly 1.3 million jobs have been created. This growth is due in large part […]

Fischer makes MTI President’s List

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Mitchell—A total of 348 students at Mitchell Technical Institute have been placed on the Spring Semester 2018 President’s List, according to MTI President Mark Wilson. To be named to the list, students must earn a term GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 credit hours of academic work during the semester. Included on […]

Timber Lake SDRA Results

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Bareback Contestant Score Amount Paid 1. Jacob Carmody – Mobridge, SD 76 $368.60 Barrel Racing Contestant Time Amount Paid 1. Sindi Jandreau – Kennebec, SD 16.19 $942.60 2. Jenna Humble – Mud Butte, SD 16.34 $819.65 3. Brooklyn Hanson – Faith, SD 16.47 $696.70 4. Heather Bosse – Cogswell, ND 16.48 $573.76 5. Donna Buer – Belle Fourche, SD 16.55 […]

Phyllis Parker

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Funeral services for Phyllis Parker, age 89 of Lantry, SD will be 10:30 AM MT, Monday, July 30, 2018 at the United Church of Christ in Eagle Butte. Interment will be in the Lantry Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Phyllis passed away Saturday, […]

Kay Dianne Thompson

By Staff | August 08, 2018

Kay Dianne Thompson was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Creator on July 8, 2018. She was born Kay Dianne Wilson on April 21, 1937 and spent her 81 years earnestly seeking the Kingdom of God. She was preceded in death by her mother Elsie Wanda Arpan, two brothers, Kenneth “Bud” Rouse and Bernie Houston, and her stillborn oldest […]