Angel Cross

PINE RIDGE — Angel Cross, 10 Weeks Gestation, entered the Spirit World on Sept. 2, 2015 in Pine Ridge.She is survived by her parents Savanna Belt of Pine Ridge and Dennis Cross III of Denver; grandparents Amy Belt of Pine Ridge, David Big Crow of Wakpamni, Latoya Blacksmith of Hot Springs and Dennis Cross Jr. of Denver.Funeral services were held […]

Belle Fourche/Eagle Butte ends with mercy rule

BELLE FOURCHE ––  Purple jerseys packed the homecoming stands Friday night, and the visiting Cheyenne Eagle Butte Braves did not disappoint the Belle faithful, bowing to the undefeated Broncs, 57-6, in a nonconference match up. CEB came into the game looking for their first victory, but after junior Kaytonna Bartlett was stopped short on the opening drive, the Braves were forced […]

Barbara Kathryn Rock

KYLE – Barbara Kathryn Rock, 65, made her journey to the Spirit World on Sept. 15, 2015 in Rapid City.Date: September 18, 2015.Survivors are her children Tina Jensen, David Jensen, Johnny Jensen and James Mack Thompson II. 18 Grandchildren and 5 Great Children.Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; Zachary Rock and Josephine Pawnee Leggins and her siblings; John […]

Elgie Victor Raymond

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Elgie Victor Raymond, 87, U.S. Army veteran, entered the Spirit World peacefully on Aug. 28, 2015 with his wife Margaret (Peake) Raymond at his side in their home of 15 years in Tahlequah, Okla. He was born June 5, 1928 at the Raymond Ranch on the Keypaha River near Milboro. He was the ninth child, nicknamed “Scoop”, of […]

Jacqueline Cynthia Grant

SISSETON — Jacqueline Cynthia Grant, 65, entered the Spirit World on Thursday, Sept.3, 2015.Jacqueline Cynthia Grant “Jackie” was born March 22, 1950 in Havanna, N.D. to Joseph (Joe) Frenier and Minerva Grant-Goodbird. She grew up in Sisseton where she attended school and graduated from Sisseton High School in 1968.Jackie moved out to California to attend Art School, there she had […]

Social Security office now open at Rushmore Mall

RAPID CITY –– Rapid City’s only Social Security office is now open at Rushmore Mall, the area’s only indoor mall with more than 90 national and locally owned stores and eateries. Shoppers can visit the office for a variety of services, including ordering replacement social security or Medicare cards and applying for retirement or disability benefits.WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and […]

Additional disaster recovery centers announced for Pine Ridge

PINE RIDGE –– The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are announcing an addition stop for the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) for individuals who experienced damage during the severe storms from May 8 – 29.  The newly announced stop will be at the Our Lady of the Sioux Catholic Church in the Brother Dennis Hall.  The […]

Tribal per capita payments not subject to taxation

WASHINGTON ––  The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final guidance regarding per capita distributions made to members of Indian tribes from funds held in trust by the Secretary of the Interior.  Developed in response to requests from tribal nations, the guidance concludes that per capita payments to tribal members from such trust accounts generally […]

Mustangs pick up second football win; highlights from cross country and volleyball

The high school sports scene is now fully involved with most programs sitting at the halfway point for the regular football season, and some surprises are highlighting the games seen so far. Red Cloud’s 2-0 start has been tempered by two losses, first to Custer on the road, and a road loss to Chamberlain on Friday by the score of 26-0, […]

Laddy George Christensen

KENNEBEC –– Laddy George Christensen, 36, made his journey to the Spirit World on Sept. 16, 2015 at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Laddy George Christensen was born Oct. 7, 1978 to Jerry and Donna (Bromwich) Christensen at Pierre.  Laddy attended school in Lyman and graduated from Lyman High School.  During high school, he rode horses, team roped, and […]