Kennett Square Mushroom Festival

The Experience Travel to the Islands without leaving Philadelphia for the 25th annual Caribbean Festival at Penn´s Landing Great Plaza. This free festival of Caribbean traditions, music and food is a culturally rich celebration of 14 Caribbean Islands featuring a collage of sights, sounds, aromas and tastes. With entertainment as the focal point of the event, you´ll be surrounded by Read more […]

Broncos defense saves win over Raiders

NFL: The End Zone

Raiders fans received a scare when QB Derek Carr went down in the fourth quarter with back spasms. An MRI will be conducted this week. In Chicago, the Bears decided to go with their rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky. While Buffalo Bills WR Jordan Matthews is having thumb surgery. Also Seahawks RB Chris Carson suffered an ankle injury. “You have a […]

A week without any real upsets


RAPID CITY –– After a week of surprising upsets last week, it was back to business as usual in South Dakota high school football. Wins and losses now knock teams out of the play off picture, or keep them in it. The biggest games came at the 11-AAA and 11- AA level, where local schools took their lumps. Aberdeen Central […]

Why do Lakota sports programs fail

Strategy over tactics wins championships

You can win every battle, and still lose a war. The Lakota came as close to actualizing that reality as any people ever have. A year after their most decisive military victory at Little Big Horn, they surrendered at Fort Robinson for the sake of the women and children. There were no buffalo left to hunt, no way to sustain […]

St. Thomas More spoils Douglas homecoming

Big fourth quarter stifles Patriot comeback

BOX ELDER –– Trailing only 7- 0 at halftime, the traditional homecoming burning of the “D” held much promise for the host Douglas Patriots. They came out fired up, and tied it all up 7-7, before hard tackling on defense, and solid blocking on offense, earned Head Coach Wayne Sullivan’s St Thomas More Cavaliers a hard-fought 24- 13 victory. It […]

Red Cloud bounces back against Bennett County

Rama romps through undermanned Warrior backfield

PINE RIDGE –– “He knows his game,” Red Cloud Head Coach Duane Big Crow said about his quarterback, Ale Rama. “You can tell him what to do, but he knows it already.” Rama made fans forget all about the loss of Russell Leader Charge last Friday afternoon, as he put on one of the finest football performances of the season, […]

Colombe sentenced to prison for fraud

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that Tally Colombe, 42, of Fort Thompson was sentenced to federal prison for a term of 27 months and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $39,997. Colombe appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on September 19, 2017. Colombe pleaded guilty to Wire Fraud and Program Fraud in June 2017. […]

Property Tax Auto Pay offered by Pennington Country

RAPID CITY –– The Property Tax Auto Pay is again being offered to Pennington County tax payers wishing to sign up for automatic incremental tax payments for the 2017 payable 2018 tax year. This program divides up the current amount owed into 10 withdrawals starting in January. Janet Sayler, Pennington County Treasurer informs us this program assists tax payers with […]

National Guard deploys aerial medical evacuation support to the Middle East

RAPID CITY. –– Family, friends and community supporters gathered at Rapid City’s Rushmore Plaza Civic Center for a deployment ceremony for more than 90 Soldiers of the South Dakota Army National Guard’s Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment, on September 27. The Rapid City-based 1-189th, comprised of pilots, crew chiefs, medics, aviation operations specialists and other support personnel, is […]

Lady Thorpes win LNI volleyball title

Duka Thompson takes home MVP

RAPID CITY –– “We’re more talented,” Pine Ridge Head Coach Nellie Long said after her Lady Thorpes had defeated Hill City in straight sets, 25-11, 25-16, to win the 2017 Lakota National Invitation volleyball crown. “We have a lot of hitters. That’s our strong points, our serves and our hitting.” Defending champion Custer, having graduated a lot of players from […]