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Area departments respond to fires in Ethan, Presho, Reliance
City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
State Legion roundup: Hartford/Humboldt, Milbank advance to title game
Dakota Magic tickets now on sale
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Amateur baseball playoff roundup: Plankinton punches ticket to state
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
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
November 19, 2012
SF Roosevelt, SF Christian, Warner win titles
RAPID CITY -- No. 3 Sioux Falls Roosevelt claimed the Class AA state volleyball title when it defeated No. 5 Sioux Falls Washington in straight sets Saturday in Rapid City. Set scores were 25-21, 25-20, 25-16. The Rough Riders had three players with double-digit kill numbers. Maggie...
November 19, 2012 - 12:20am
November 14, 2012
Belle Fourche woman claims $40,000 lottery prize
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) -- A Belle Fourche woman has claimed a $40,000 lottery prize. South Dakota lottery officials say Debra Tillman's ticket matched four of five white balls and the Mega Ball in last Friday's Mega Millions drawing to win the game's $10,000 third prize. She also bought...
November 14, 2012 - 2:44pm
$40,000 Mega Millions ticket sold in Belle Fourche
A Mega Millions ticket sold in Belle Fourche is worth $40,000. The ticket-holder matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game's $10,000 third prize in the Nov. 9 drawing, but because they purchased the Megaplier option for $1 more and the Megaplier...
November 14, 2012 - 6:36am