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E-edition10-18-2018

By Staff | October 18, 2018

Faith Livestock

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Keystone XL Update

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Chairman Frazier’s fight continues as construction begins despite the Tribe’s call to cease and desist. SD Public Utilities claims KXL is not in violation of permit. On Tuesday, October 9, CRST Chairman Harold Frazier travelled to Lincoln, Nebraska under the impression that he would be meeting with an official from the United States Department of State to discuss the Keystone […]

Students celebrate Lakota Week through dance and honoring at exhibition powwow

By Staff | October 17, 2018

The Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Primary School celebrated Lakota Week from October 9-12 with events such as hand drum singing, hand games, and parent activities like learning about the winter count and crafting mini tipis. The week’s events culminated with an exhibition powwow on Friday afternoon at the C-EB High School gymnasium with grades K-1 attending the powwow with their teachers. Robert […]

Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative – Celebrating 72 Years

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative celebrated 72 years on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The theme for this year’s annual membership meeting was “The Power of We.” The annual meeting was held at the Timber Lake Public School with 117 members going through the registration line. The evening began with the Holy Cross Altar Society of Timber Lake serving a pulled pork supper […]

C-EB students honor Marcella LeBeau

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Students lined up to wish distinguished elder Marcella LeBeau a happy birthday on Friday, October 12 at the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School gymnasium during the K-1 school powwow. Drum group Bad Bear sang an honor song for Lebeau, who sat in a chair, as students shook her hand and gave her hugs. Event Master of Ceremonies Lyle Cook told the […]

CRYP officially launches 2018 Christmas Toy Drive

By Staff | October 17, 2018

For most people, October means fall decorations, carving pumpkins and planning costumes. At the Cheyenne River Youth Project, however, October means Christmas. Today, CRYP announced the official launch of its 2018 Christmas Toy Drive, which serves more than 1,500 children in 20 communities across South Dakota’s remote, 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River Lakota Nation. The grassroots, nonprofit youth organization is seeking organizational […]

Hawk Eagle Quilts takes first place

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Tillie Hawk Eagle, owner of Hawk Eagle Quilts, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Eagle Butte, SD was accepted to attend the 31st Annual Sinte Gleska University Northern Plains Indian Art Market in Sioux Falls, SD. Hawk Eagle Quilts was one of many Native American Artists from all around to attend. Reception for the 2018 Juried Art Show was held September 28th […]

Cattle theft and prevention go high-tech; crime remains common and costs ranchers thousands

By Staff | October 17, 2018

Livestock theft is one of the oldest crimes in South Dakota, but the ways thieves operate and the methods ranchers and authorities use to catch them have both evolved into a high-tech battle of wits. Modern trailers, cell phones, forged checks, online mapping and Internet classified sales sites are part of the arsenal livestock thieves use to locate, steal and […]

Measures seek to make amending constitution tougher, easier to understand

By Staff | October 17, 2018

BROOKINGS — Two measures on the Nov. 6 ballot would make changes to the way the state’s constitution is amended. Amendment X would change the threshold for approving an amendment, raising it from a majority vote to 55 percent of the votes cast. Amendment Z would require that each constitutional amendment be limited to a single subject. The bill that […]