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Woonsocket women died of stab wound to the neck, officials say
Two kids, teacher shot at South Carolina school; suspect in custody
Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Rapid City police work to improve race relations in city
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Family still hurts from disappearance of Belle Fourche woman
Sister feels someone knows what happened to Beverly Ulrich.
October 28, 2013 - 6:33am
October 14, 2013
Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce president quits
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce president has resigned — the latest chapter in a disagreement between the chamber and Belle Fourche City Council. KBFS-AM reports that Jeff Otterman is also pastor of a church and cited conflicts of interest within...
October 14, 2013 - 7:55pm
September 23, 2013
Construction beginning on Belle Fourche tank business
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Construction is getting underway on a business in the Black Hills of western South Dakota that will service the booming energy industry of western North Dakota. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that a groundbreaking ceremony was scheduled Monday for Permian...
September 23, 2013 - 3:05pm
August 22, 2013
SD tank business to service ND, WY, MT oil fields
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The Black Hills region of western South Dakota continues to attract new employers servicing the energy industries in North Dakota, Montana and Wyoming. The latest addition is a steel and fiberglass storage tank manufacturer that is coming to Belle Fourche...
August 22, 2013 - 8:41am
June 28, 2013
Counterfeit $20 bills passed in Belle Fourche
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- Police in the Black Hills city of Belle Fourche say counterfeit $20 bills are being passed around town. KBFS radio reports that the Belle Fourche Police Department is asking residents to report any suspicious bills immediately. Police say that many of the bills...
June 28, 2013 - 1:36pm
June 5, 2013
Belle Fourche hosting PRS rodeo this weekend
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The Black Hills city of Belle Fourche is hosting a Professional Roughstock Series rodeo this weekend. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Black Hills Classic kicks off at the Roundup Grounds Rodeo Arena at 8 p.m. Friday.
June 5, 2013 - 7:53pm
May 28, 2013
Belle Fourche church to become historic site
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The First Congregational United Church of Christ is waiting for the National Park Service to officially designate the Belle Fourche church as a historic site. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the congregation applied for a spot on the National Register of Historic...
May 28, 2013 - 12:01pm
April 26, 2013
South Dakota governor appoints Mike Day new circuit judge
PIERRE (AP) -- Belle Fourche attorney Mike Day will be the newest judge in South Dakota's Fourth Judicial Circuit. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced the appointment Friday. Day will fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Judge John Bastian. The Fourth Circuit includes...
April 26, 2013 - 2:59pm
April 25, 2013
Belle Fourche school lockdown mystery solved
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- Mysterious gunshots that prompted the lock-down of a western South Dakota school turned out to be nothing of the sort. Belle Fourche Police Chief Rob Hansen tells KBFS radio that a resident on Wednesday informed authorities that a vehicle he was working on backfired...
April 25, 2013 - 12:02pm
April 15, 2013
Winner man one of two new owners of Belle Fouche Livestock Exchange
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The longtime owners of the Belle Fourche Livestock Exchange are passing the torch. Dean and Eileen Strong held their last sale on Thursday after 36 years in the business, and new owners Jeff Long and Thor Roseth will conduct next Thursday's sale, the Black Hills...
April 15, 2013 - 7:32am
March 29, 2013
Highway Patrol squad in Belle Fourche a response to ND oil boom
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The South Dakota Highway Patrol is activating a four-person squad in the western city of Belle Fourche, in response to an increase in traffic associated with the booming oil patch in western North Dakota. The Northern Plains Squad will have a sergeant and three...
March 29, 2013 - 1:31pm
March 12, 2013
AT&T closing franchise stores in 4 SD cities
RAPID CITY (AP) -- AT&T is closing franchise cellphone and service stores in the South Dakota cities of Custer, Spearfish, Belle Fourche and Buffalo. Company spokesman Alex Carey confirmed to the media that Express Wireless is no longer providing AT&T products and services in western...
March 12, 2013 - 7:51am
February 18, 2013
Belle Fourche buys radar to check for unmarked graves
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- The city of Belle Fourche has spent about $22,000 to buy a ground-penetrating radar unit to uncover unmarked gravesites. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the city purchased the radar in January and started using it within the last few weeks. The city...
February 18, 2013 - 7:16am
December 12, 2012
Belle Fourche man sentenced in ND for 2-state chase
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in North Dakota in a two-state chase in 2009 that ended with three people injured. Travis Peters, of Belle Fourche, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Dickinson, N.D., to assault while fleeing a police officer....
December 12, 2012 - 2:20pm
November 20, 2012
Pipeline manufacturer breaks ground on Belle Fourche plant
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Texas-based company is starting construction this week on a new pipeline manufacturing facility in western South Dakota. Pipeline Plastics held a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday for the new plant, which is expected to employ up to 40 people. The plant...
November 20, 2012 - 2:10pm