Dupree Area News

Blood Drive Coming Soon

A blood drive will be held in Dupree on Tuesday, September 25th at the Catholic Church Hall from 2:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Donors are urgently needed and appointments can be made online at www.bloodhero.com and the sponsor code: dupree or by calling Twila Schuler at 365-5463.  Be a hero and help save lives!

Dupree Area Community Picnic scheduled

The Annual Dupree Area Community Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 30th at Woodward’s along the creek east of Dupree. The picnic has been held each year since the early 1900’s and originally was called the Nebraska Day Picnic and was hosted by the families who had come up from Nebraska to homestead. Over the years the name was […]

2nd annual Rope, Ride & Slide action features new events this year

It’s that time of year again, time for the 2nd annual Rope, Ride & Slide event at the Dupree Rodeo Arena on Saturday, September 15 at 4 p.m. This year’s match will pit Bronc Riders and Steer Wrestlers against each other in their individual main events followed by them pairing up for team roping to show off their all around […]

DHS Homecoming week September 24-28

Grab your popcorn, the show is about to begin and it’s going to be a ‘Great Week at the MOVIES’ at Dupree School Sept. 24th-28th! The theme for parade and coronation will be movies. The Homecoming Schedule: Dress Up Days: Monday-Beach Day (no revealingswimwear; t-shirts/legging under swimsuits, grass skirts, etc.) Tuesday-Meme/Vine Day (outfit or a sign to fit a popular […]

City of Dupree meets: garbage still an issue


Mayor Jim Veit reported that the city purchased the trailer and dumpster discussed in the last few meetings to help keep the city dumpsters emptied and avoid overflowing garbage. The city has relied on the tribe to haul garbage from the city site to the dump in Eagle Butte, but the tribe has had issues with its dump truck and […]

New students welcomed with freshman, transfer orientations

The 2018-19 school year is underway, beginning with successful freshman and transfer student orientations at Northwestern Oklahoma State University locations with nearly 500 students attending the events. A total of 360 freshmen attended Freshman Orientation in Alva and 110 students attended Transfer Orientation held later that day. Transfer orientation activities also took place at the Enid and Woodward campuses. Gathered […]

Early childhood screening for children birth – Pre-K

The Dupree School District, in conjunction with Northwest Area Schools Educational Cooperative has scheduled its annual EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING for children BIRTH THROUGH PRE-KINDERGARTEN AGE. Screenings are scheduled to be held September 11th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm MT at Dupree School’s Old Gymnasium. This screening is FREE! It will assist parents and guardians in helping their child/children prepare for […]

Dupree City rescinds fireworks ban for 2019


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 […]

Dupree School District leadership shifts


Gail Swenson recently started her new position as Superintendent of the Dupree School District 64-2. When new leadership arrives, students and parents often have questions about who has come on board at the school, and what that person will do for their students. In this Q&A, parents and community members have a chance to understand who Swenson is and what […]

Ziebach County 4H Cookie Contest & Silent Cookie Auction

Ziebach County 4H will host a Cookie Contest with prices for first through third places and also have a silent auction of the plates of cookies that are entered in the contest. Anyone can enter, you do not need to be a 4H member. To enter, simply bring your plate of 13 cookies on Thursday, Aug. 2nd  at 9:45 a.m. […]


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