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Storm Ulmer drops on the plains: winds lock-down towns, melting threatens infrastructure


Drifts reaching rooftops, blocking roads and doorways, burying cars and cows resulted from the accumulation of snow as waves of winter storms brought life to halting stops and sputtering restarts over the past few months.  In the latest storm, called Ulmer, snow was redistributed by strong winds, and the thawing and freezing temperature variations have made keeping up with the […]

Peacock chosen for the next level in the FOX TV Rising Star of the West competition


KEVN Black Hills FOX TV has chosen Malory Peacock, a Dupree High School sophomore, to proceed to the next phase in becoming their 2019 Rising Star of the West and earn her share of $7,500 in scholarships. The Rising Star of the West offers a first place award of $4000, second place award of $2000, a third place award of […]

Cold blasts disrupt schedules and force people to stay home


The cold weather waves sweeping across North America this winter may be evidence to some global warming skeptics of misinformed scientists and untrustworthy, agenda pushing liberals. However, according to Jennifer Francis, a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center, in the article “How frigid polar vortex blasts are connected to global warming” on The Conversation.com, Francis explains how the […]

Dupree School Board continues policy review and updates at regular April meeting


The Dupree School Board met Monday focusing predominantly on the district level wellness policy, the discipline procedures policy and the discipline grid. The board made clear that some of the potential changes will impact policies written in the student and activities handbooks. In a page by page review of the wellness policy, board members expressed concerns about making changes that […]

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“Dreamstarter” $10K from Olympian Billy Mills and Running Strong for American awarded to Carl Petersen and David Fraser

Washington, DC: Today, Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills announced the fifth class of American Indian youth to receive $10,000 Dreamstarter grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life. Each of the ten Dreamstarter recipients, who are all American Indian youth under age 30, will work together with a community nonprofit on a business supported by Running Strong […]

Tornado season starts with a jolt in the southeast


While most of the country hunkered down against the cold, people in Alabama hunkered down against tornadoes, which killed 23 people in Alabama and injured six in Georgia who were given only a five-minute warning before the tornado hit. One EF-4 tornado left at least a mile-wide, 24-mile long track across Lee County, Alabama, located on the east-central state border, […]

Dean Schrempp selected SDLA 2019 Commercial Producer of the Year

  The South Dakota Limousin Association selected Dean Schrempp of Lantry, South Dakota, their 2019 Commercial Producer of the Year. Dean was honored at the South Dakota Limousin annual meeting, banquet and benefit auction at the Ramkota Best Western Hotel in Rapid City, January 31. Dean and his wife, Mavis, have ranched in the Dewey County since the 1950s. He […]

Celebrate with the Sioux YMCA, 140 years in style

The Sioux YMCA is celebrating 140 years! To celebrate this fantastic occasion, they are partnering with Fancloth, an online apparel fundraising company, with the proceeds going to help support their First Annual Kids to Camp Campaign. YMCA Camp Marrowbone provides a safe and supportive environment for kids to learn, explore, and grow by teaching life skills through the character traits […]


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