WREAdmin

The snow fall

Share
Ross DuBray/West River Eagle

Ross DuBray/West River Eagle

 

John Bachman of Eagle Butte shovels the sidewalk in front of the Eagle Butte Saddle Shop. An early spring blizzard hit much of South Dakota on Monday bringing the majority of activity in the area to a halt as 60 mph gusts made driving near impossible.

 

Be the first to like.

Jacoby wins 3200 at Early Bird Meet

Share

 

Jay Davis/ Mobridge Tribune

Jay Davis/ Mobridge Tribune

The 2014 Track season got underway this past Saturday as the Braves hit the ground running at the Early Bird Meet in Box Elder.

Dillion Jacoby started the year off with a win in the 3200-meter run.  Jacoby crossed the finish line in a time of 10:50.24. Jacoby also finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:12.69 and fifth in the 1600-meters with a split of 5:12.70.

For more Sports look at our April 3rd issue!

Be the first to like.

Dupree DI team finishes third at state competition

Share

 

 

Patty Peacock/ West River Eagle

Patty Peacock/ West River Eagle

The Dupree Elementary Destination Imagination team, the ‘Deep Sea Survivors’, took first place at the Western Regional Tournament in Rapid City on the 15th of March and then went on to do well and place third at the State DI Tournament in Pierre on March 29th.  They are pictured here (Front; L-R):  Shayna Farlee, Talicia Frederick, and Trigg LaPlante.  (Back L-R): Clay Longbrake, Malory Peacock, and Emily Olsen.  Not pictured:  Co-coaches Mr. Shawn Olsen and Mrs. Patty Peacock.

 

Be the first to like.

Vetal Eagle Hunter

Share

Vetal Eagle Hunter, age 72, of Eagle Butte, S.D., and surrounded by his loving family, entered the Spirit World on Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Cheyenne River Health Center, Eagle Butte, S.D.

He is survived by his wife, Mabel Ann Eagle Hunter of Eagle Butte; one daughter: Michelle Chasing Hawk-Patterson of Greenwood, S.D. Three sons: Wiyaka Chasing Hawk of Eagle Butte, S.D, Kola Eagle Hunter and Ake Eagle Hunter of Eagle Butte. One brother, Robert Chasing Hawk, Sr., of Eagle Butte. Two sisters: Bertha Chasing Hawk of Eagle Butte and Alexina Evans of Legionarre, IN.  7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

A one night wake begins at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Old Agency Building at Eagle Butte. Funeral Services will begin at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 4, at the Old Agency Building, with Wiyaka Chasing Hawk Officiating. Burial will follow at the Alex Chasing Hawk Homesite Cemetery, Red Scaffold, SD.

Funeral arrangements have been placed in the care of Rooks and Red Dog Funeral Home of Eagle Butte.

Be the first to like.

Claude Lawrence “C.L.” Maynard

Share

Funeral services for Claude Lawrence “C.L.” Maynard, 47, of Ridgeview, S.D., were Monday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m., MDT, at All Saints Catholic Church, Eagle Butte with Father Dan Juelfs officiating. Burial followed at the Mossman Cemetery. Serving as casketbearers were Fred Dillabaugh, Steve Gesinger, Marvin High Elk, Richard DuBray, Thomas Fischer and Larry Gus Anderson. We met at the 4–mile Jct. at 4:00 p.m. Sunday to proceed to the church for wake services beginning 7:00 p.m.. C.L. entered the spirit world March 25, 2014, in Toronto, South Dakota. Stout Family Funeral Home, Mobridge.

Claude Lawrence (C. L.) Maynard III, 47, was born July 12, 1966 to Ronald Wayne Maynard and Mary Lu Rousseaux in Eagle Butte, SD.  C.L. entered the spirit world March 25, 2014 in Toronto, South Dakota where he had been living for the past year.

C. L. went to school at Cheyenne Eagle Butte until 1st grade.  He then moved to Sturgis, S.D., where he attended Brown High School.  C.L. then moved to Denver, Colorado, where he earned his GED.  He went to work for the Native American Rights Fund for ten years before he decided to move back to Eagle Butte to pursue a life at whatever came his way.  C.L. then moved once again to Swiftbird where he was employed at Pte Hca Ka (Buffalo Program) for several years, also working as a ranch hand for several local ranchers. C.L. was a master of all trades, most notably he was an exceptional mechanic and had great artistic abilities.

C.L. is survived by his father, Ronald Wayne Maynard; his brothers, Wayne Lawrence Maynard, Preston Theodore (Lisa) Maynard and Justin Maynard; his sisters, Annette Marie Herren, Kelly Michelle (David) Chavez and Cheri Maynard; his step-daughter, Haylea (Cody) Rolf and step-granddaughter, Cailyn Rolf; nieces, Kimberly, Ayanna, Regina, Valera, Laca, Rose, Alissa; great nieces, Emma, Malaya, Icesis and Scarlett; nephews, Tylor, Marcelo & Marcos; great nephew, Urijah along with numerous other friends and relatives too numerous to name.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lu Rousseaux; grandparents, Theadore and Ruth Rousseau and Claude & Valera Maynard; aunts and uncles, Jr. and Lehla Rousseau, Ann Rousseau, Bob Rousseau, Rick Eberhard, Buster Maynard, Richard Maynard, Denise White Eyes and Wayne Ducheneaux; nephew, Lorenzo Wanbli Chavez and numerous other friends and relatives.

Be the first to like.

Wade Chasing Hawk

Share

Funeral services for Wade Chasing Hawk, 39, of Eagle Butte, was Saturday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m., MDT, at All Saints Catholic Church, Eagle Butte with Reverend Matt Fallgren officiating. Burial followed at the Chasing Hawk Cemetery West of Red Scaffold. Casketbearer4s were Melvin Semon, Jules Uses Many, Thomas Collins, Jim Hunt, Rick Ducheneaux, Emery Long, Bervin Littleton, Russell Johnson, Jimmie Butler and Wiyaka Chasing Hawk. We met at 4-mile Jct. 4:00 p.m. Friday to proceed to the church for wake services beginning 7:00 p.m.. Wade entered the spirit world March 25, 2014, in Eagle Butte.

Wade Lewis Chasing Hawk, “Tatanka Unshika” (Poor Buffalo), was born October 20, 1974, in Eagle Butte, S.D., to Cecil and Lois (Makes Trouble) Chasing Hawk. He entered the spirit world at the Eagle Butte I.H.S. Hospital surrounded by his family on March 25, 2014.

Wade attended school at Takini, graduating in 1994. He was accepted at Western Dakota Vo Tech, however, was unable to attend due to illness.

Wade enjoyed the ranching and rodeo lifestyle, rodeoing all four years in high school, competing in Bull Riding and Team Roping and was the Regional Champion Bull Rider in 1991. Wade was interested in anything that involved the ranching lifestyle; he braided, often making hackamores and rope wreaths. Wade always helped local ranchers and broke horses along with his favorite horse Trigger. Wade eventually became involved in ranching with the help of Jim Butler, a long time family friend, and also ranched with Russell Johnson. He started ranching with horses, buffalo and eventually cattle. Wade enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He attended the Catholic Church at Red Scaffold. Wade will be missed by his family, friends and his dog Lady.

Wade is survived by his mother Lois Chasing Hawk, Eagle Butte; brothers, Blaine (Irene) Chasing Hawk, Wyola, MT, Leonard Chasing Hawk, Eagle Butte and Ed (Danielle) Chasing Hawk, Aberdeen, SD; sister, Connie Chasing Hawk, Eagle Butte; nephews, Kyle Chasing Hawk, Eagle Butte, C. J. Pesika, Timber Lake, Dustin Ward, Eagle Butte and Robby Chasing Hawk, Aberdeen; nieces, Jaymie Gonzales, Aberdeen and Markata (Wayne) Maynard; great-nephews, Lamon, Cecil, Ramsey and Jamerson Maynard.

Wade was preceded in death by his father, Cecil Chasing Hawk; brothers, Ben and Justin Chasing Hawk and grandparents, Paul and Esther Chasing Hawk and James and Lillian (Clown) Makes Trouble.

1 person likes this post.

Clarence Runs After, Jr.

Share

Funeral services for Clarence Runs After, Jr., 58, of Eagle Butte, were Saturday, March 29, at 11:00 a.m., MDT, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte with Mother Margaret Watson and the Episcopal lay readers officiating. Music was provided by Daryl Whipple and Wakinyan Maza Drum Group. Burial followed at Eagle Butte Cemetery. Serving as casketbearers were Aaron Runs After, Brazen Runs After, Gordon Runs After, Jr., Charles Swallow, Terrance Gutierrez, Patrick Rivers, Toom Sands, Terry Collinsk, Calvin Edwards and Kenneth West, Jr. We met at the 4-mile Jct. at 5:00 p.m. Friday to proceed to the church for wake services beginning at 7:00 p.m.. Clarence entered the spirit world March 24, 2014 in Eagle Butte as a result of a car accident.

Clarence E. Runs After, Jr. was born in Pierre, S.D., to Clarence E. Runs After, Sr. and Elnora (Pretty Bear) Runs After. When Clarence was a child, the family moved around because of his dad’s work, living at Old Cheyenne Agency, Pine Ridge and Los Angeles, California. Clarence has been affectionately referred to as Jr. throughout his life by friends and family.

Early in his years, Clarence Jr. earned a degree from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This achievement led to a long career of employment with the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Services and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in a variety of professional capacities.  He also served in the United States Army and was stationed at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a personnel clerk.  Through his career and years of travel he lived in South Dakota, Washington, D.C., New Mexico, and California.  Clarence Jr. enjoyed spending time with his family, many cousins and friends.  He also enjoyed taking a cruise and loved to drive as long as there was good music to listen to.  Clarence Jr. had a kind ear and a gentle laugh.  He will be sorely missed.

Clarence Jr. is survived by his mother Elnora (Pretty Bear) Runs After; siblings Cheryl Lopez, Patricia Gross (Andy), Sandra Madrid (Manuel), and Randolph Runs After; children, Kara Four Bear (Jeffrey), Sandra Wayne, Clarence Runs After, III, Justine Gutierrez, Carlos Runs After and Terrance Gutierrez (Angel) along with grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Clarence Jr. was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Runs After, Sr.; brother, Gordon Runs After, Sr.; sister, Janice Runs After and son, Levi Runs After.

Be the first to like.

Wilfred Anthony Miner

Share

Funeral services for Wilfred Anthony Miner, stillborn infant child of Christopher and Samantha (Slides Off) Miner, of Eagle Butte, were  Wednesday, April 2, at 10:00 a.m., MDT, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte. A meal will follow, with burial afterward at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery, Thunder Butte. Wilfred entered the spirit world March 8, 2014.

Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge entrusted with arrangements.

Be the first to like.

Baby Slides Off

Share

Funeral services for Baby Miner, stillborn infant child of Christopher and Samantha (Slides Off) Miner of Eagle Butte, SD, are pending with Stout Family Funeral Home, Mobridge, SD.

Be the first to like.

Germaine Keepseagle

Share

Funeral services for Germaine Keepseagle, 74, of Ft. Yates, N.D., were Wednesday, April 2, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Ft. Yates. A meal follows the service at the A.J. Agard Building in Ft. Yates. Burial will be at a later date in the family cemetery. Stout Family Funeral Home of Mobridge entrusted with arrangements.

Be the first to like.

Podcasts

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.

Obituaries

Market Cheyenne River

Wondering how to get your organization or business's message to the Cheyenne River community? Let your hometown newspaper help.