Jesse Adams Little Moon Jr.

OMAHA, NEB. — Jesse Adams Little Moon Jr., 8 months, made his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, October 16, 2017 at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Jesse Adam Little Moon Jr. was born on February 7, 2017 in Omaha, NE to Jesse Little Moon Sr. and Tameaka (Two Dogs) Little Moon. Jesse Jr. is survived […]

Retired Carney was no friend of Lakota

It has been over a week since racially insensitive Facebook memes compelled the Meade County School District to cancel the Sturgis homecoming football game against Pine Ridge. Seventeen years into a new century and we still value dehumanizing perceptions of cultures outside our tone-deaf propriety. We have contempt for those we do not value, do not want to accept or […]

Red Cloud dominates Lead/Deadwood to advance in playoffs

PINE RIDGE — “There’s a song that says we got the goldmine, they got the shaft,” Red Cloud Head Coach Duane Big Crow told his team following their 40-7 11-B football play-off victory over visiting Lead/Deadwood. “We had a slow start, but look at the score now.” It didn’t appear it was going to be an easy game, after the […]

Elizabeth Young Bear ‘Tiopa Wakan Wi’

PORCUPINE — Elizabeth Young Bear “Tiopa Wakan Wi”, 79, made her journey to the Spirit World on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City. Elizabeth Young Bear was born on March 7, 1938 in Porcupine to William Young Bear and Sophie (Smoke) Young Bear. Elizabeth is survived by her son, Clyde Squirrel Coat of Porcupine; […]

Ray Charles Waters Jr.

ALLEN — Ray Charles Waters Jr., 24, made his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, October 16, 2017 in Allen. Ray Charles Waters Jr. was born on August 11, 1993 in Martin to Raymond Waters Sr. and Mary Ann Lone Elk. Ray is survived by his father, Raymond Waters Sr. of Allen; twin brother, Francis Waters of Allen; sisters, […]

Klover Mae Standing Bear

RAPID CITY — Klover Mae Standing Bear, 48, made her journey to the Spirit World on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Scottsbluff, Neb. Klover was born March 13, 1969 to Edna Talbot and Wayne Witt Sr. She has 10 siblings, Ben Standing Bear, Prairie Rose Standing Bear, Marilyn Standing Bear, Robert Talbot, Angel Talbot, Paula Witt, Karla Witt, Lola Gangone, […]

Luke Timothy Goings Jr.

BROWNING, Mont. – Luke Timothy Goings Jr., 67, journeyed to the Spirit World on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Benefis Health Systems in Great Falls, Mont. Luke Timothy Goings Jr. was born on September 25, 1950 in Pine Ridge to Luke Sr. and Vivian (Frazier) Goings. Luke is survived by his brothers, Mark Goings of Pine Ridge, David Goings of […]

Mary Juanita (Atkinson) Fast Wolf

RED SHIRT TABLE — Mary Juanita (Atkinson) Fast Wolf, 75, made her journey to the Spirit World on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Rapid City. Mary Juanita (Atkinson) Fast Wolf was born on October 12, 1942 in Rosebud to Clarence and Ellsie (LeBeau) Atkinson. Mary is survived by her children, Simone Sully, Clarence “Donny” (Susan) Shockey, Cheyenne Fast Wolf, Paul […]

Harold Edward Goggleye Jr.

PINE RIDGE — Harold Edward Goggleye Jr., 68, began his journey to the Spirit World on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City. Harold Edward Goggleye Jr. was born on August 26, 1949 in Cloquet, Minn. to Harold Goggleye Sr. and Gladys Conner. Harold is survived by his daughters, Mona and Joanie Goggleye, both of […]

Hill City, Newell capture state cross country titles

Custer wins combined team honors

RAPID CITY—Regardless of the sport, the weather at Hart Ranch south of Rapid City can markedly influence outcome. Last time it was the driving rain at the Boys Class B Golf meet, and this time it was a prevailing wind that could take the breath out of a competitor running hard into the face of it. The dominant performer at […]