Two Eagle Butte Women Indicted on Drug Charges

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that two Eagle Butte, South Dakota, women have been indicted by a federal grand jury for Maintaining a Drug Involved Premises Near a Playground. Lena Marie Flying By, age 52, and Juanita Red Bird, age 26, were indicted on March 9, 2020.  They appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 11 […]

200 Club Drawings

The Dupree Sacred Heart Parish held their monthly drawings on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Church hall following Holy Mass and brunch. Winners were: $50 – Jim Brooks, Dupree; $50 – Yvonne Donovan, Pierre; $25 – Peggy McLellan, Eagle Butte; $25 – Norman Meyer, Eagle Butte; $25 – Fr. John Paul Trask, Eagle Butte; $25 – Yvonne Donovan, Pierre.

Dupree Blood Drive, March 23

A blood drive will be held in Dupree on Monday, March 23 at the Catholic Church hall. It will begin at 2:30 p.m. and the last appointments will be at 5:30 p.m. With the COVID-19 outbreak, it is critical that the blood supply for hospitals remains steady. Your help in maintaining the supply is very important. Go to and […]

CRST issues administrative leave non-essential staff 


In response to emergency planning for the COVID-19, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has issued one week of administrative leave for all non-essential CRST Tribal employees. The administrative leave will begin on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 8:00 AM MST and will end Friday, March 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM MST. Chairman Frazier directed employees to maintain daily contact with […]

C-EB charter bus catches fire, no students on board at time of incident

                  The Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Braves charter bus caught fire 8 miles west of Faulkton at 11:12 a.m. on Tuesday, March 3. According to the Faulk County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in after smoke was observed coming from the bus, and by the time the Faulkton Fire Department responded, the bus was […]

February 10, 2020 regular meeting of the Eagle Butte Board of Education

Eagle Butte School District 20-1 Regular Meeting of the Board of Education Upper Elementary Room 203, Eagle Butte, SD Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 5:30PM The regular meeting of the Eagle Butte School District 20-1 was called to order on February 10, 2020 at 5:36pm by President Brad LeCompte with the following members present: Alissa Benoist, Lexi Keckler(In @6:04pm), Katherine […]

Pierre Man Charged with Assaulting Federal Officers

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pierre, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer and Influencing a Federal Officer by Threat. Richard Barela, age 28, was indicted on February 11, 2020.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 4, 2020, and pled […]

March 5, 2020 regular meeting of the Ziebach County Commissioners

The Ziebach County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 AM on March 5, 2020 with Clinton Farlee, Bill Henderson, David Pesicka, and Rick Farlee present.  Phil Knife absent.  Chairman C. Farlee called the meeting to order. The following monies were on deposit as of the end of February 2020: Cash on Hand $200.00 NSF Check (J.Knight) 194.47 Acct. Closed […]

March 3, 2020 regular meeting of the Dewey County Commissioners

The Dewey County Commissioners met on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Dewey County Courthouse. Chairman Bob Berndt called the meeting to order. Present: Commissioners Rod Enright, Bob Keckler, Dee Ann Lawrence and John Meginness. Absent: None. Rod Enright made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 7, 2020 regular meeting and the January 27, […]

March 2, 2020 regular monthly meeting of the Dupree City Council

The Dupree City Council met Monday evening March 2, 2020 at the Dupree City Office.  The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jim Veit at 6:58 p.m. with the following Aldermen present: Una Lee Howe, Sam Owen, Sandy Lemke, Donald Farlee, and Arlene Martin. Alderman Holly White Wolf was absent. Employees Present: Finance Officer Maurice Lemke Visitors Present: Jason […]

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