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West River Eagle Local Weather Outlook

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Frost? Maybe. Fog? Yes. Autumn arrived in full force this week as thunderstorms and rain showers ushered in our coolest weather since last spring. The forecast for the next seven days is considerably drier than the last seven days. Friday will provide a windy start to the weekend.  Partly sunny skies will clear up around noon as a sunrise low […]

COVID Cooking: Sourdough starter

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Inspired by Grace Terry’s reflection on spiritual transformation, this week we look at the most basic of food transformations: making bread. The process of making bread is one of simple yet profound transformation. It all begins with yeast. Sourdough bread is made with natural yeasts, captured from the air. Some sourdough starters go back centuries, even millennia, and have been […]

Early Childhood Screening for children Birth through Pre-Kindergarten Age

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The Dupree School District, in conjunction with Northwest Area Schools Educational Cooperative, has scheduled its annual Early Childhood Screening for children aged birth to pre-kindergarten. Screenings will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 12:30 PM to 3:40 PM MT at the Dupree School. The screening is free. The screening will assist parents and guardians to help their children prepare […]

Moreau-Grand Electric Cooperative celebrates 75 years of “Lighting Your Way”

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Excitement filled the Community Center in Isabel as Moreau-Grand Electric held its 75th Annual Membership Meeting on October 6. One hundred and seventy members and guests were treated to a roast beef dinner, received an extension cord as a registration gift, and heard positive reports from board officers – all under the evening’s theme “Lighting Your Way for 75 Years.” […]

COVID-19 current case count

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October 14, 2021 Current COVID-19 Response Plan Level 3 Two things of note this week. First, the New York Times reported that between April 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021 more than 120,000 children in the United States had a parent or caregiver die from COVID-19, a loss that more severely affected racial minorities. A study in the medical journal […]

Interior Department to hold Tribal Consultations on the Federal Boarding School Initiative

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The Department of the Interior announced on September 30 it would begin Tribal consultations as the next step of the Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative, a comprehensive review of the troubled legacy of federal boarding school policies. In June, Secretary Deb Haaland announced the Federal Boarding School Initiative directing the Department, under the supervision of Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Bryan […]

Pandora Papers link South Dakota to secret wealth

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A newly published collection of secret legal documents and banking records known as the Pandora Papers reveal that South Dakota has become a favorite place for the world’s ultra-rich to hide their money, a practice which not only shields the wealth from taxation and public scrutiny in their home countries, but provides no benefit for South Dakotans. Of particular note […]

West River Eagle Local Weather Outlook

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It is finally going to start feeling like fall; it is probably time to put away the AC and prepare for cooler weather. We have our first frost-watch of the season for Wednesday and our second one next Thursday; it is a good idea to cover up still-producing garden plants with a sheet or paper bag. Friday will be the […]

Buffalo Soldiers support Remove the Stain Act: Descendants of ancestral enemies unite to address historical atrocity

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The descendants of the Buffalo Soldiers exemplify the leadership and humility it takes to accept the historical role that their ancestors played in the Wounded Knee Massacre and take action towards restorative justice so that the Lakota descendants can have collective healing. The present – restorative justice On March 26, 2021, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) […]

Dupree School Suicide Prevention

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September was National Suicide Prevention Month.  The news and the local newspapers have done articles and press releases on the staggering numbers of suicide issues in South Dakota, as well as the stats for the nation. Dupree School and other programs have hung posters, held walks, and passed out lots of objects (varying from water bottles and bags to bracelets […]


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