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Board rejects additional school security officers
Trump says initial high-level meeting between US and North Korea 'went very well'
Looking back at the worst plane crash in state history
Former day care worker pleads not guilty to child abuse
She shared drug-smuggling vacation on social media. Now 'Cocaine Babe' is off to prison.
Job fair attracts hungry employers
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial-bias education
place a business brief
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
Indians-Twins still on despite Puerto Rico blackout
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Mouw looking to build program on enjoyment
Catching up with former area athletes: Cooney takes sixth at NSIC Championship
Parise, Suter gone when needed most
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Beatrice "Bea" Deloris Patzer
Connie Rae Bromwich
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
GRAVES: What keeps me up at night
OPINION: Helping a family in need
OPINION: Seasons come in their own time
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
Lowell Funk 80th birthday
Verna J. Hofer
Dr. John Wingfield
July 16, 2016
More than 1,000 wild horses being relocated to Butte County
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management is proposing to relocate more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota. The herd would come from the famed Triple U Ranch, a main setting for filming of the movie Dances with Wolves outside...
July 16, 2016 - 9:59am
June 23, 2016
Woman accused of child sex crimes reaches plea deal
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche woman accused of encouraging a 15-year-old girl to send nude photos to the woman's father and engage in sexual activity with him has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 19-year-old Caitlin Rosales pleaded...
June 23, 2016 - 12:23pm
May 5, 2016
Conviction, sentence upheld in sex trafficking case
RAPID CITY (AP) — U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction and sentence of a Belle Fourche man in a federal commercial sex trafficking case. Thirty-three-year-old Jerry Lane Golliher was convicted in October 2014 of federal...
May 5, 2016 - 11:04am
April 21, 2016
Belle Fourche police seize more than 50 lbs. of pot, hashish
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Belle Fourche police say more than 50 pounds of marijuana and hashish was confiscated after a man was arrested for driving under the influence. The Rapid City Journal reports police stopped the vehicle driven by 59-year-old man on Sunday. Police say the man...
April 21, 2016 - 11:57am
March 15, 2016
Woman accused of child sex crime offenses faces new charge
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche woman facing child sex crime charges now also is accused of threatening a victim. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 19-year-old Caitlin Rosales now faces a witness tampering charge, along with possession of child pornography and solicitation...
March 15, 2016 - 12:07pm
March 10, 2016
Belle Fourche man, adult daughter accused of sex crimes
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — A Belle Fourche man and his adult daughter are facing child sex crime charges. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that 42-year-old Jeremy Rosales and his 19-year-old daughter Caitlin Rosales were arrested Feb. 18 and charged with child porn and solicitation of...
March 10, 2016 - 12:43pm
February 24, 2016
Children ID program coming to Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Belle Fourche parents will get a chance to register their children in a comprehensive child identification program this week. Officials with the state's Child Identification Program will be in Belle Fourche Thursday and Friday to collect identifying items from...
February 24, 2016 - 11:35am
September 11, 2015
Belle Fourche man to be inducted into national rodeo hall
SPEARFISH (AP) — The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum is inducting a longtime Belle Fourche competitor and performer into its Rodeo Hall of Fame. Jerry LaRue Olson, 80, will be inducted during ceremonies Sept. 25-26 in Oklahoma City, the Black Hills Pioneer reported. "This...
September 11, 2015 - 12:39pm
August 14, 2015
Belle Fourche police chief pushes for higher officer wages
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The police chief in Belle Fourche (foosh) says he would rather have fewer but better-paid officers on the force. Chief Scott Jones this week offered to surrender one of 11 officer positions to allow for higher salaries for the remaining officers. The Black...
August 14, 2015 - 3:20pm
August 10, 2015
Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce reports fiscal insolvency
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce's president says the organization is financially insolvent. Chamber President Mark Reese tells the Black Hills Pioneer that the organization needs funding to meet 2015 obligations and said the group is falling behind...
August 10, 2015 - 11:28am
June 11, 2015
SD man whose crash conviction was overturned files $20M suit
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Belle Fourche man whose conviction for a fatal crash on Interstate 90 was overturned has filed a $20 million lawsuit against a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and his supervisor, the state and others. Oakley Engesser was convicted of vehicular homicide...
June 11, 2015 - 1:21pm
May 13, 2015
Longtime Belle Fourche teacher dies while jogging after work
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — No foul play is suspected in the death of a Belle Fourche teacher who died while jogging after work. The body of 56-year-old Phil McNally was found on a bike and walking path late Monday afternoon. McNally taught at the high school for 15 years and also...
May 13, 2015 - 12:59pm
December 27, 2014
Western South Dakota man builds tiny free library
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Western South Dakota resident Vern Bills spent part of his summer building a new community library in downtown Belle Fourche. He stocked the library with books he received from family members and it's been up and running since June. But Bills won't take...
December 27, 2014 - 4:19pm
December 25, 2014
Belle Fourche enters 2nd phase of downtown plan
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The city of Belle Fourche is spending $41,000 in an ongoing effort to spruce up its downtown. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the money will allow the city to buy a building that previously served as an addiction services facility. Some have suggested...
December 25, 2014 - 11:57am
December 3, 2014
SD man charged with damaging up to $1M in concrete
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A South Dakota man is charged with driving drunk through freshly poured concrete in downtown Gillette, causing up to $1 million in damages. The Gillette News Record reports 31-year-old Bobby Rice of Belle Fourche was bound over to District Court on charges...
December 3, 2014 - 9:16pm