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Lakota game developer Carl Petersen makes international debut of Tipi Kaga


The Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Ohitika logo and CRST tribal flag were on display throughout the five-day imagineNATIVE festival in Toronto from October 22-27. That is where 2016 C-EB graduate and Dakota State University student Carl Petersen (Oohe Numpa) debuted his video game, Tipi Kaga, which means tipi builder in Lakota.  According to the imagineNATIVE website, the festival “is the world’s largest presenter of […]

Lakeside Club House closes indefinitely


During the Eagle Butte City Council meeting on September 9, city council members voted unanimously to close the Lakeside Golf Course Club House indefinitely.  The decision to close its doors came after years of profit loss, said City Council member John Bachman, who stated that the establishment of new eateries in Eagle Butte and not being able to sell alcoholic […]

EB Volunteer Fire Department gets new truck; announces change in annual fundraising event


The Eagle Butte Volunteer Fire Department has welcomed its newest member – a brand new 2019 F-650 cabin chassis, which will replace the current 1994 fire truck, said Fire Chief Rick Neigel. The department received the new fire truck after it was awarded a grant from USDA which paid for half the cost of the truck. The remaining half, which […]

DENR provides answers about activity in Howes


There has been a great deal of activity in the Howes area lately, which has caught the attention of many area residents who have voiced concerns over the possibility that Keystone XL pipeline-related activities may be occurring. At Howes Lake, a water pump was stationed near the highway with water lines feeding into the lake and running along Highway 34 […]

Job shadowing helps Dupree seniors prepare for future


While many people tell students ‘get an education so that you can get a better job’, there is a lot more to the plan than that. After high school education is complete, many career paths are quite specific when it comes to the training needed for desired jobs, and that training can be expensive. Knowing all that you can about careers and […]

Sacred Heart Center breaks ground for new shelter


Hosts events throughout October to bring awareness October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and throughout the month, Sacred Heart Center of Eagle Butte sponsored events to bring awareness across Cheyenne River. Events included glow walks to end domestic violence, the “Paint the Town Purple” contest, a presentation from Sunny Red Bear about family violence and trauma, and on Tuesday, October 29, […]

Former CRST Chairman Anthony Rivers journeys on: flags flown at half-mast


Former Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Anthony “Tony” Rivers Jr. passed away on October 28 at Fort Meade Veterans Hospital. Rivers served as chairman from 1958-1962, and served as District 6 Council Representative for the Four Bear District from 1966-1968.  He was also a World War II veteran of the United States Army. According to the Congressional Record published in […]

State Bank of Eagle Butte Trunk or Treat brings out the scary and cute!

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Local athletes to be honored at Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner


  On November 2, cowboy Romey Gunville and a horse named Willie will be honored at this year’s Annual Casey Tibbs Tribute Dinner in at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre.  Gunville is this year’s Past Rodeo Great, and Willie is this year’s featured Rodeo Animal Athlete. A press release from the rodeo center states, “Per Casey Tibbs’s wishes before […]

Fireman’s Auxilliary hosts fun Halloween Masquerade

The 81st Annual Dupree Fireman’s Ball, which was held on Saturday, October 26, and was a success, attracting partygoers from as far away as Pierre. Three divisions were held for costumed attendees, which with their own flair and creativity. The results for the costume contests are below: 0-6 year old division winners: Braxton Big Eagle as “Mario” for Most Humorous, […]


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