Pioneer Days kicks off Friday


The 53rd annual Pioneer Days Celebration kicks off this Friday with a 5K walk starting at 10:00 a.m. at Pioneer Hall.  Alumni Supper and program begins at 5:00 p.m.  The Dupree Wacipi will begin at 7:00 p.m. and a talent show will take place at Pioneer Hall at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, rodeo slack will start at 8:00 a.m. The parade will be held at 10:00 a.m. and the theme for this year is Lucky 13. Street sports begin at 11:00 a.m. and All You Can Eat Buffet will take place at the Catholic Church from 11-1.  The afternoon wacipi begins at 1:00 p.m.  The SDRA/NRCA Rodeo begins at 5:00 p.m.  The evening wacipi begins at 7:00 p.m.

A dance at Pioneer Hall begins at 9:00 p.m. with music provided by “TNT”.

The final day of celebration begins with rodeo slack at 8:00 a.m. and a free breakfast from 7-9 at Pioneer Hall.  At 9:00 a Community Church Service will be held at Pioneer Hall.  The Ziebach County Historical Society will hold their Silent Auction from 9 a.m. through noon.   A free Appreciation Dinner sponsored by 1st Financial Bank will be held at 12:30 followed by free ice cream sponsored by Moreau Grand Electric.  The Little Miss Ziebach County Contest will take place at 1:30 p.m.

The Sunday Wacipi will be held at 1:00 p.m. with the rodeo concluding the celebration.

For the full schedule see the July 11th edition of the West River Eagle or on our Facebook page.

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Most recent regular Eagle Butte City Council Meeting on April 9, 2014. Recording records entire meeting excluding a one-hour executive session. Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to fill Ward II seat. Most recent Dupree City Council meeting held on Monday, April 7, 2014. Most recent regular Dupree City Council Meeting held on March 3, 2014. Recording starts shortly after meeting was called to order and runs entire length of meeting. Main discussion points included city streets and the upcoming April election.


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