Dupree Area News

Nominations sought for 2018 Citizen of the Year

The Dupree Community Club is seeking nominations for 2018 Citizen of the Year. Nominations can be sent to DCC, PO Box 104, Dupree, SD 57623 or given to one of the officers, Dondra Menzel, Kim Jensen, Carolyn Brooks or Kim Shannon.   Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2019 and should describe the nominee’s contributions […]

Eaton earns degree

417 students received degrees, diplomas and certificates in the 2019 Mitchell Technical Institute graduation ceremony held Friday, May 10, at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The following degrees were conferred upon May 2019 graduates: Kimberley Eaton, Dupree received her degree in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.

Dupree Locals…

Last week: Maurice, Sandy, and Dustilyn Lemke spent last weekend in the Farm Island RV Park east of Pierre.  They were joined by Sandy’s family for the weekend. This week: Maurice and Sandy Lemke made a medical and business trip to Pierre Friday. Donnie Miller and Victoria of Salome, AZ spent Sunday through Tuesday at the home of Clint and […]

Brooks named to BHSU Spring 2019 Part-Time Dean’s List

SPEARFISH, SD – Black Hills State University has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. A total of 714 students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours. Sage Brooks has been named to the Part-time Dean’s list majoring in Exercise Science.

Dupree Locals…

Clinton Farlee spent Monday at the home of Shawn and Kathy Olsen. Shawn and Kathy Olsen had cake and ice cream on Tuesday afternoon in honor of Emily’s 14th Birthday.   Those present were Shawn and Kathy Olsen, Emily and Spencer, Clint and Jean Farlee, Shelley Brehmer, Jill Marshall, Jayden, Jess and Jacalyn, Shane Farlee and Shayna and Chloe Dupree.  […]

Everyone loves a parade!

Saturday’s parade winner was UCC float for the Best Float prize. Sunday’s Kiddie Parade three winners drawn were Kinleigh Brooks, Liiam Garreau and Leo Bakeberg IV.  

Friendly competition can be fun!

Photos by Patty Peacock

Free lunch, Little Miss and more fun were on the agenda

The Little Miss winners were Taya Dupree, daughter of Tiana Dupree, granddaughter of Kit Veit and the late Doug Dupree, Jr., in the Little Tot category for ages 2-4 and Scarlet Longbrake, daughter of Rocky and Jessie Longbrake, in the Little Miss category for ages 5-7.  The voting and sponsorships for the contestants totaled $304.57.  The girls’ talent performances were […]

Dupree High School Alumni reunited

Dupree Alumni reunion this weekend was MC’d by Maurice Lemke. Honored classes were 1949-2019. There were a few alumni on hand to be honored from those years. President Cindy Longbrake presented scholarships to Seniors Kelci Bends and Alyssa Roark and Upperclassman Jadyn Woodward. Photos by Kathy Olsen

Fun Run draws approximately seventy people

The Ziebach County Historical Society held the 4th annual Fun Run during Pioneer Days.  There were 32 machines entered- 9 golf carts, 14 side-by sides, eight 4-Wheelers, one Dirt Bike and 3 horses!  The run started at Harry’s Hall (the original Ziebach County courthouse and jail) then continued around town to seven other historical sites.  At each site a brief […]


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