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SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
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SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
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July 9, 2017
Black Hills National Forest technology to monitor landslides
RAPID CITY (AP) — New devices have been inserted deep underground at the recreation area in the Wyoming portion of the Black Hills National Forest to monitor landslides. Data from the devices is relayed to the smartphones of U.S. Forest Service employees, who can order an evacuation...
July 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 7, 2017
EPA denies septic system permit for Mount Rushmore hotel
RAPID CITY (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected a troubled Black Hills hotel's application to operate a septic system. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week issued its final denial of an underground injection control permit...
July 7, 2017 - 12:35pm
June 21, 2017
9 people in northern Black Hills charged in deadly drug ring
SPEARFISH (AP) — Nine people in the northern Black Hills have been indicted on a total of 50 felony charges in the largest drug bust in the...
June 21, 2017 - 11:00am
May 28, 2017
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
SILVER CITY (AP) — Officials in Pennington County and the Black Hills National forest have entered a new agreement that will speed up the...
May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 22, 2017
South Dakota mining museum to get national support
LEAD (AP) — The Black Hills Mining Museum is one of 75 institutions across the U.S. selected to take part in the Collections Assessment Program. The Black Hills Pioneer reported the program is administered by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic...
May 22, 2017 - 9:26am
April 14, 2017
Kimball native chronicles Calvin Coolidge's Black Hills 'adventures' in upcoming book
RAPID CITY — As a longtime South Dakota journalist, Seth Tupper as always wrestled with the idea of writing a book. And now that idea has...
April 14, 2017 - 5:10pm
March 27, 2017
Black Hills business short on seasonal employees
RAPID CITY (AP) — Hospitality businesses in South Dakota's Black Hills are having trouble finding enough workers for the busy tourist season. Many business owners look beyond U.S. borders to fill summer jobs. A federal law that expired last September has reduced the number of temporary...
March 27, 2017 - 11:30am
Some Black Hills bike races lacking needed permits
RAPID CITY (AP) — Some popular bike races aren't getting the permits they need this year from the Black Hills National Forest rangers. Organizers say some of those races may need to be canceled. The Black Hills Back 40 and Victoria Secret race organized by the Black Hills Runners...
February 27, 2017 - 11:54am
January 15, 2017
Black Hills ski patrol member injured in chairlift fall
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Ski Patrol member from Terry Peak in the Black Hills remains hospitalized with a severe spinal cord injury after falling from a chairlift. The Rapid City Journal reports 24-year-old Drew Stephens was in fair condition at Rapid City Regional Hospital. According...
January 15, 2017 - 2:38pm
July 19, 2016
Indian Canyon Fire spares Edgemont but harms ranchers
EDGEMONT (AP) — Firefighters managed to save the Black Hills community of Edgemont from a wildfire, but some area ranchers who lost hay and pasture now have to figure out how to feed their cattle through the rest of summer and the coming winter. The Indian Canyon Fire that was sparked...
July 19, 2016 - 11:44am
Wildfire in western South Dakota now 60 percent contained
EDGEMONT (AP) — A wildfire in western South Dakota's Black Hills that temporarily prompted the evacuation of about 60 people near Edgemont is partially contained. The Great Plains Fire Information service says 60 percent of the Indian Canyon fire was contained as of 4 p.m. Monday....
July 19, 2016 - 11:27am
July 14, 2016
Forest Service hosting guided Elk Creek Canyon 'moon walk'
RAPID CITY (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is hosting a moonlit, guided hike this weekend at one of the caves found in the Black Hills. The 1.5-mile "moon walk" at Elk Creek Canyon is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday. The Forest Service calls it an easy to moderate hike. Visitors will...
July 14, 2016 - 11:42am
June 30, 2016
Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
SPEARFISH -- About 470 firefighters from Alaska to Michigan are fighting a pesky fire in the northwestern Black Hills near Spearfish that covers...
June 30, 2016 - 11:00am
June 14, 2016
State wildlife officials collaring fawns in Black Hills area
SPEARFISH (AP) — State wildlife officials are working to put collars on newborn deer in the Black Hills region to track how many survive. Last weekend likely was the peak of birthing activity by does, according to the Black Hills Pioneer reports. State Game, Fish and Parks Resource...
June 14, 2016 - 12:09pm
May 12, 2016
Sioux tribes push to protect sacred Black Hills site Pe' Sla
PIERRE (AP) — Rosebud Sioux member Russell Eagle Bear remembers feeling relief as night was falling at a sacred site in the Black Hills of South Dakota called Pe' Sla. People had gathered to pray on a cold, windy evening in December 2012 just after a group of tribes completed the...
May 12, 2016 - 11:35am