Commentary

Consultation begins on new school at Eagle Butte

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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) was recently notified by the Dept. of Interior offices of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education that it has been selected for the Education Construction Site Assessment and Capital Investment process. The process is part of the Great American Outdoors Act and includes additional funding not included in the new school replacement program administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).

Timber Lake School Menu

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Monday, December 7: Breakfast: Cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice, and milk. Lunch: Chili Crispito, carrots, fruit, and milk.

Holiday lights

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Moreau-Grand Electric dispatched Troy Long with a boom truck to wrap Christmas lights on the tree at the corner of the Timber Lake Community Center, where the tree lighting will be part of the Christmas Extravaganza on Friday evening, Dec. 4.

Horizon employees support clinics, patients

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Amidst the stress of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Horizon Health Care employees have once again come together to support their patients and each other through the Horizon Health Foundation’s annual giving campaign.

MY THANKS

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I’d like to thank the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 83 of Timber Lake for the gift certificate I and other vets received. I appreciate it.

SENIOR MENU

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Monday, Dec. 7: Spaghetti with meat sauce, peas, banana, chocolate pudding with topping, and garlic bread.

TRAIL CITY NEWS

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Chuck and Marsha Aberle spent Thanksgiving with Jonathan, Terry, Michael, Jordan, and Ella from Spearfish and Rod Harlow from Mobridge. On Friday, they all were together at Chuck and Marsha’s house along with Justin, Carissa, and Amaya Aberle. On Saturday, Tim Bollinger joined them all for supper. On Sunday, Justin, Carissa, and Amaya once again joined them for brunch. Jonathan and Terry left on Sunday at noon.

Rock Your Mocs

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Timber Lake students took part in Rock Your Mocs on Nov. 20. Established in 2011, the event celebrates Native American and Indigenous people. Students are encouraged to swear moccasins, take a photo and post it on social media. Second graders painted buffalo on canvas. Native American Education Coordinator Amy Sandquist said this was the first year for Timber Lake School to participate.

Top ten reasons to shop local

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December 17, 2009 Four Bands Community Fund, the get-things-done development organization on the Cheyenne River Reservation, has a multifaceted approach to building a stronger local economy as they assist entrepreneurs in building sustainable local businesses. One of their efforts is the “Shop Cheyenne River” campaign.