2015-07-02 E-Edition

Process in place for name change requests for SD Driver Licenses

Effective Monday, June 29, same-sex married couples can get their names changed on their South Dakota driver licenses. Officials of the South Dakota Driver’s Licensing Program say for a renewal or name change on a driver license or ID card that has a gold star, individuals need to provide a South Dakota driver license or ID card and two docu­ments […]


Keeping you informed

The Dewey, Meade, Perkins & Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs. If you have any questions please contact the Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County at 365-5179 ext 2. DATES TO REMEMBER: July […]

Kids Speak About Tobacco

Secondhand Smoke, the Silent Killer!

Did you know that every day in the United States 137 persons die from secondhand smoke exposure? This equals 50,000 adult non-smokers dying each year because they breathe the smoke that is exhaled from smok­ers and from the burning end of cigarettes, cigars or other burned tobacco products. Secondhand smoke is a silent killer! There is no listing of ingredi­ents […]

Dupree Pioneer Days Coming Soon

Dupree’s 55th annual Pio­neer Days Celebration is set for July 10th through July 12th, 2015. Crowd pleasers including award winning rodeos, Main Street parade, street sports, 3-on-3 basketball for grades K-6, archery for ages 12-18, clowns, face painting, free popcorn & snow cones and more activi­ties for the young folks, ZCHS Silent Auction, Frank Laurenz book signing, craft fair, local […]

Cheyenne River Youth Project Winyan Toka Win garden is evolving into a full-fledged micro farm

When the Cheyenne River Youth Project® first began its organic garden in 1999, staff members at the 26-year-old, not- for-profit youth organization scarcely could have imagined where that little garden would take them. Now, 16 years later, the thriving 2-acre Winyan Toka Win (“Leading Lady”) garden is the beating heart of the youth project — and it’s quickly becom­ing a […]

Berndt placed on Spring Semester President’s List

Mitchell—A total of 385 stu­dents at Mitchell Technical In­stitute have been placed on the Spring Semester 2015 President’s List, according to MTI President Greg Von Wald. To be named to the list, students must earn a term GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and complete at least 12 credit hours of academic work during the semester.  Nickolas Berndt of […]

Some of the artwork that Braylan created at the Oscar Howe Art Insitute

Frank Laurenz Book Signing

Frank Laurenz will be present for a book signing beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 11th, dur­ing the ZCHS Silent Auction at Harry’s Hall. Profits from books sold during this time will be donated to the Ziebach County Historical Society. In his newly-released book, Into Russia: An Untold Story, Frank Laurenz of Eagle Butte tells about his life as […]