Moratorium lifted by Mni Wasté Water

Mni Wasté Water Company’s new user moratorium has been formally rescinded by the Board of Directors of each company. Effective immediately, the current operating entity of Mni Wasté Water Company will accept, for consideration, new applications for membership and water service hookups. The rescission of the new user moratorium does not guarantee a new water service will be awarded to […]

Lawn and garden tips of the week

Last week I went over the basics of spring lawn care.  This week with the colder nights and heavy rains, it is a good time to give your lawn a short vacation and to focus on other areas of the garden. The wet weather is a great time to plant new trees and shrubs because you will not have to […]

World War II documentary features Marcella LeBeau

Normandy nurses such as LeBeau share their stories in film Angels in our Midst This weekend, South Dakota Public Broadcasting will air Angels In Our Midst a documentary featuring American nurses who participated in the Normandy Invasion and played important roles during the European Theater of World War II. One nurse featured in the film is Eagle Butte resident and […]

Nursing Home Week celebrated at Medicine Wheel Village

Residents and staff of Medicine Wheel Village celebrated National Nursing Home Week with various activities such as making sundae treats, a hula contest and dance off, and a luau. Nursing Home Week was created to raise awareness about and to celebrate the skilled and professional care provided by nursing home staff.  

WRE recognizes military service members this past Armed Forces Day

VA Black Hills Health Care System Facilities will be Tobacco Free

As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to provide excellent health care for Veterans, VA Black Hills Health Care System (VA BHHCS) is pleased to announce that all its facilities will be tobacco free for visitors, contractors, volunteers, vendors and patients, by May 29, 2019. Department of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) published VHA Directive 1085 Smoke-Free Policy […]

Canupa given to CRST Tribal Council

Representatives vow to uphold traditional leadership values A canupa was presented to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council by Joseph Lafferty on May 9. Lafferty explained to the council and all those in attendance that he brought items to present to the council and to talk to them about traditional Lakota leadership. On the floor, in the middle of the […]

State & National News

NATIONAL: Trade war with China continues According to reports from multiple media sources, President Trump has raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. He says he is in for a long fight after talks with the Chinese government ended Friday without a trade deal. “Tariffs will make our Country MUCH STRONGER, not weaker. Just sit back and watch,” the […]

OLC announces open house for new college center

Oglala Lakota College students at the Pejuta Haka College Center (PHCC), Kyle, SD will be starting the 2019 Fall Semester in a new building.  On May 16, 2019 OLC will celebrate the move into the new building with a dedication ceremony and open house beginning at 11:00 a.m.   The Pejuta Haka College Center is the third largest center of […]

DEA Omaha Division collects 32,713 pounds of unwanted medication at spring Take Back Day event

OMAHA, Neb., – The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) collected nearly 469 tons of unwanted medication at the 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event, April 27, with a record-setting 6,398 sites hosted by more than 5,000 law enforcement partners. In South Dakota, 1,634 pounds of potentially dangerous and unwanted drugs were discarded at 25 sites with assistance from 24 […]

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