July 7, 2020

County Rd 8/Slim Buttes Rd – Locked at Fall River County Border

Due to the lock down of Oglala Lakota County, County Road 8 (Slim Buttes Road) will be locked at the Fall River County Border. Residents of the road can contact Lynx Bettelyoun at 605-441-6261 for access information.Map of Road Closure location on Slim Buttes Road.

Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19

The FBI has issued a release on the increase in scammers attempting to use the COVID-19 crisis to steal your money and/or personal information.  The document link below lists the various schemes to be on the lookout for.


IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASE – Motor Vehicle Registration & Renewals

MV Press release

Please click on the link above regarding important information about motor vehicle registration & renewals. Help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Call 605-745-5145 if you have any questions.

“No Change to Election Dates, Consider Absentee Voting”

The South Dakota Secretary of State has issued a press release in regards to inquiries concerning the postponement of elections due to COVID-19.

“State law does not allow for the rescheduling of these dates or the extension of election deadlines. At this time, all election dates and deadlines remain in place.”

They further stated, “We are encouraging voters to utilize South Dakota’s absentee voting process.”  You can contact the Auditor’s office at, 605-745-5130 or [email protected] for information on absentee voting in Fall River and Oglala Lakota Counties.

Click here for the full press release.