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Norman Charger

By Kimmy Scherer | September 15, 2021

Norman C. Charger, age 61, of Eagle Butte, SD, entered the Spirit World on Monday, September 6, 2021, at the Cheyenne River Health Care Center at Eagle Butte.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at St. John’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Curt Huber officiating.  After a luncheon, burial followed at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cemetery, 7 […]

U.S. Department of Agriculture/Farm Service Agency News

By Kimmy Scherer | September 15, 2021

The Corson, Dewey, Meade, Perkins & Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions, please contact the following offices at: • Corson County FSA: 605-273-4506 Ext. 2 • Dewey County FSA: 605- 865-3522 Ext. 2  • Meade County FSA: 605-347-4952 Ext. 2 • Perkins County […]

E-edition09-16-2021

By Kimmy Scherer | September 15, 2021

City of Eagle Butte gears up for National Clean Up Day events

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

Residents and businesses around Cheyenne River are gearing up for National Clean Up Day events beginning September 12 and lasting through National Clean Up Day on September 18. The city joins events around the country and around the globe as people take to the streets, trails and beaches to clean up the natural environment. The event advocates for sustainable product development and […]

Healing the Boarding School Wound in Kansas

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

Haskell Indian Nations University and community organizations work towards a better future for Indigenous families Lawrence, Kansas, pop. 96,369, may seem an unlikely epicenter for intergenerational healing of the deep scars left behind by the legacy of government boarding schools for Indigenous children. But thanks to the leadership of one of those former boarding schools and other community organizations, the city is […]

From the Editorial Board

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

The biggest news this week is the upcoming National Clean Up day events. The City of Eagle Butte has taken on a huge project with this event. Kudos to Finance Manager Sheila Ganje and City Council for showing community leadership in this way. The other big news is the continued increase in COVID cases here and around the world. Last […]

From the Editor: Remembering September 11, 2001

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

I was parking my car in Burlington, Massachusetts, north of Boston, around nine o’clock on September 11, 2001. I pulled into the parking lot at work and sat there for a while, listening to reports on NPR that a plane had struck the World Trade Center in New York. I could have sat there listening for hours but I finally […]

Political Voices: Tragedy in Afghanistan

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

The events that unfolded in Afghanistan over the last few weeks have been a tragedy.  It was devastating to hear the news that thirteen servicemembers were killed – the deadliest day in Afghanistan in over a decade – outside the airport gates in Kabul while assisting Americans and Afghan allies urgently trying to flee the country.    It was heartbreaking […]

The Tragedy of Afghanistan

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

The rapid reconquest of the capital, Kabul, by the Taliban after two decades of a staggeringly expensive, bloody effort to establish a secular government with functioning security forces in Afghanistan is, above all, unutterably tragic. Tragic because the American dream of being the “indispensable nation” in shaping a world where the values of civil rights, women’s empowerment and religious tolerance […]

Home Repair and Maintenance

By Kimmy Scherer | September 08, 2021

Greetings everyone, I hope all of you are doing well. Thank you again for following. I hope this column is useful for you. This week I will cover some home and RV tips. Fall is coming soon so it’s time to winterize recreational equipment. I will also cover and recap some easy home projects. Home Maintenance Check for toilet leaks […]