Native Sun News Today honors our Veterans

Grouchy Gourmet

A little hot curry is good for the soul By Grouchy   On these cold, winter days sometimes Grouchy gets hungry for something hot and spicy and it doesn’t always have to be Mexican cuisine. There are three places in town that serves the hot curry from India. They are called Curry Masala’s and the one Grouchy always visits is […]

The Boy’s in the Band

The boy’s in the band The boy’s band at Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School (Now Red Cloud) kick out a tune for the student body at a basketball game. In the front row, on the drums, is Charles “Wobby” Trimble and seated next to him, on the trumpet, is Tim Giago. Next to Tim is “Roch” Red Elk. The photo […]

Health, a real issue at Native Sun News Today

Little Notes Health, a real issue at Native Sun News Today Health issues have depleted the ranks of NSNT the past week or so, but everybody appears to be rebounding, and gearing up for our Veteran’s Day issue this week. The first thing Monday morning all the office clocks had to be turned back an hour. There are five of […]

Gary Jerome Estes

LOWER BRULE – Gary Jerome Estes, 63, made his journey to the Spirit World on October 11, 2019 at the Ava’s Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. Gary Jerome Estes was born March 8, 1956 to Andrew Reuben and Joyce (DeShequette) Estes at Chamberlain, SD. He attended school at St. Joseph’s Indian School and graduated from Lower Brule High School.  […]

Karla Marie St. Cloud LaRoche

LOWER BRULE – Karla Marie St. Cloud-LaRoche, 44, “Tohka Winyan” journeyed to the Spirit World on October 26, 2019. Karla Marie was born June 6, 1975 to Flora Crane and Richard St. Cloud Sr. Karla lived most of her life in Lower Brule, SD.  She went to school at Lower Brule Elementary School and St. Joseph Indian School, where she […]

Kortnee Claymore

ABERDEEN – Kortnee Claymore, 29, of Lead and formerly of Aberdeen, journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Rapid City Regional Hospital from post-surgery complications. Kortnee Claymore was born on August 13, 1990 at Aberdeen, SD to Rikki R. Claymore and Chris Rohrbach.  She grew up and attended school in Aberdeen.  Throughout her education, she excelled […]

Angel Sheridan Robert Phelps

RAPID CITY – Angel Sheridan Robert Phelps, infant, arrived sleeping on October 23, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD. Angel is survived by his parents, Cassandra Hamel and Waylon Phelps, Sr.; sister, Rylee; two brothers, Stirling and Waylon, Jr.; maternal grandparents, Floyd & Jayne Wilcox, Jerry & Caroline Two Bulls and Earl Richards; paternal grandparents, […]

Marlene Estelle Blacksmith

OGLALA – Marlene Estelle Blacksmith, 67, made her journey to the Spirit World on October 14, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD. Marlene was born on July 3, 1952 in Oglala, SD to Major Jacob Poor Elk and Eliza Good Voice Flute. Marlene is survived by her daughters, Lenora Blacksmith and Karen Blacksmith; grandchildren, Angela […]

Loretta Frances Brewer

PINE RIDGE – Loretta Frances Brewer, 84, made her journey to the Spirit World on October 14, 2019 at the Gordon Memorial Hospital in Gordon, NE. Loretta Frances Brewer was born on April 10, 1935 in Rockyford, SD to Martin White and Josephine (Jones) White. Loretta is survived by her children, Jody Brewer of Pine Ridge, SD, Dalonne (Ted) Fisher […]