Blizzard of Support

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While covering the storm, its impacts and the fundraising going on to support ranch families affected by the blizzard, we will post websites that we have found helpful in reporting and think you may find them helpful as well. If you have information that you think should be listed here that you would like to tell us about or concerns about any of these sites or organizations, please email Tasi Livermont at


South Dakota Rancher Relief Fund Donate Page

Relief efforts:

Atlas Blizzard Ranch Relief and Fund

Rancher Relief Fund FAQ page

Heifers for South Dakota

FEMA SD Disaster Page

Deadline approaching December 18, 2013, for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

More information:

The South Dakota Cowgirl by Dewey County ranch woman Jenn Zeller

South Dakota Stockgrowers Blizzard Response Page

SD Cattlemen’s News page 


Most recent Eagle Butte Special City Council Meeting held on April 23, 2014. Recording is of the entire open session excluding executive session. Action taken was to restate and re-approve three motions made at the April 9, 2014 session. Approved to move ahead with main street water main replacement project and to open it up to bids. 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 Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to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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