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First Baptist Church celebrates anniversary

By WRE Staff | September 11, 2019

Love for unci and shimasani serve as an important reminder

By WRE Staff | September 11, 2019

Sometimes we are in such a rush that we expect the world to move at the same fast pace we are, but unplanned moments can remind us all of the importance of slowing down and enjoying life. This happened to me today, with our inevitable publishing deadline approaching, where we work diligently to send our pages to be printed and […]

Hemp: An alternative to petroleum-based products and a cash crop for CRST 

By WRE Staff | September 11, 2019

This op-ed is just that it is my opinion, as I am not an expert on hemp. I do believe that we need to do what we can to ensure the future of the planet for our children and grandchildren. The petroleum industry has stated that this year it is beginning to peak in reliable output due to the price […]

Dupree School Board takes care of basics

By WRE Staff | September 11, 2019

In stark contrast to the lengthy board meetings of the 2017-18 board meetings, the Dupree School Board covered a lot of ground in a relatively short, hour-long meeting, with much of the information discussed revolving around the school’s increase in student population and need for both staff and space expansion. Middle School/High School Principal Russ Budmayr said, “Personally, I feel […]

For the love of the game: Spotlight on Russell Benoist

By WRE Staff | September 11, 2019

In these parts, Russell Benoist is a legend in the softball world. For 37 years he has been announcing ball games on Cheyenne River, including the softball tournaments during the annual CRST Fair and Rodeo. According to Benoist, he started out playing fast pitch in Lake Andes while his wife attended college in Huron. The game took him on many […]