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Bunny Thompson

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Mass of Christian Burial for Bunny Thompson, 71, of Whitehorse was at 11 AM CT, Monday, October 18, 2021, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Whitehorse. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge. An all night wake started at 6 PM with services at 7 PM at the church on Sunday. Bunny […]

Marilyn (Agneaux) Salter

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Marilyn (Agneaux) Salter, 40, a Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe member of Pierre, SD, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD.  Celebration of life services were at 10:00 AM MDT, Monday, October 18, 2021 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte, SD. Burial of her cremains followed in St. James Episcopal Cemetery, Bear Creek, SD. […]

Terri Rae Collins

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Terri Rae Collins, age 24, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Monday, October 11, 2021at the Cheyenne River Health Center at Eagle Butte, SD.  A one-night wake began at 7:00 PM, Friday, October 15, 2021 at the CRST Bingo Hall. Funeral services began at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 16, at the CRST Bingo Hall. After a luncheon, […]

Tiffany C. Red Water

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Tiffany C. Red Water, 31, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe member of Bismarck, ND passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at St. Alexius Hospital, Bismarck, ND.  Funeral services were at 10:00 AM MDT, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at First Baptist Church, Eagle Butte, SD. Burial followed in the LDS Cemetery, Cherry Creek, SD. A wake service was held at 7:00 PM, […]

Twila Rae Cuny

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Twila Rae Cuny, age 46, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Eagle Butte, S.D. A wake service will begin at 7:00 PM, Friday, Oct 22, 2021, at St. John’s Episcopal Church at Eagle Butte, SD. A funeral service will begin at 10:00 AM, Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, […]

From the WRE Editor

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Bittersweet October The end of October is a bittersweet time for me. It marks the birthdays of three people who used to be dear in my life and from whom I have been estranged for many years. It’s a strange marker of maturity to have people who have opted out of your life. I also think it’s an indicator of […]

Letter to the Editor

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Dear Editor, Let me please remind one and all that the Tribe has sovereign jurisdiction within the exterior boundaries of the reservation, essentially the two counties, including the City of Eagle Butte; with which I am currently at legal differences over water. And remind the same that eight is a majority of the fifteen members of the Tribal council, i.e., […]

Stone Soup and Food Security

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Missouri Breaks is doing a monthly health campaign to celebrate and honor different health topics. This Month is World Food Month. Although World Food Day was celebrated on October 16, we would still like to celebrate all month long by giving you information on why it is important to have food security and how to bring solutions to the table. […]

Vehicle Preparedness Checklist: Winter Storm Season

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

Greetings everyone and thanks again for your support of our local paper. I hope all of you are well. Some areas of South Dakota received their first snow of the season this past week. This is a good time to remind everyone to gear up for safety for the long winter ahead. I also want to extend a hello to […]

Prairie Doc Perspectives: Will America protect our mothers?

By Kimmy Scherer | October 20, 2021

In medicine, we routinely ask people about their family health history. Knowing that your mother had diabetes, or that your grandfather battled alcoholism, helps us be alert for health conditions to which you may be predisposed. Sometimes, though, what is revealed by those histories isn’t a medical problem, but a family tragedy.  Earlier in my career, my older patients commonly […]