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N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
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Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
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Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
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Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
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Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
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Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
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September 12, 2017
$1 million bond in assault and kidnapping case
CUSTER (AP) — Bond is set at $1 million for a man accused of kidnapping, assaulting and burglarizing a woman in Custer County. Authorities...
September 12, 2017 - 9:36am
July 26, 2017
Grass fire spreads to home in Fairburn, kills woman
FAIRBURN (AP) — A woman is dead after a grass fire spread to a home in the Custer County town of Fairburn. Authorities did not immediately identify the 26-year-old woman whose body was found Tuesday morning. Custer Fire Chief Joe Harbach tells the Rapid City Journal that the grass...
July 26, 2017 - 9:39am
March 10, 2017
Tree falling on power line blamed for South Dakota wildfire
CUSTER (AP) — Crews believe a tree falling on a power line caused a wildfire that threatened several homes in western South Dakota. As many as 20 homes, cabins and other structures southeast of Custer were threatened by the Whitetail Fire on Wednesday. The fire started on private...
March 10, 2017 - 12:42pm
March 2, 2017
State government prepares to sell its juvenile facilities
PIERRE — The Daugaard administration is one step away from receiving the Legislature's green light to sell juvenile corrections facilities...
March 2, 2017 - 6:57pm
September 9, 2016
Iowa man killed in South Dakota motorcycle crash ID'd
CUSTER (AP) — Authorities have identified an Iowa man who died in a crash involving two motorcycles in South Dakota's Custer State Park. The Highway Patrol says the motorcycles were traveling together on state Highway 87, failed to negotiate a curve and went in the ditch Wednesday...
September 9, 2016 - 11:46am
September 8, 2016
2-motorcycle crash in Custer State Park kills 1, injures 1
CUSTER (AP) — A crash involving two motorcycles in Custer State Park killed one person and injured another. The Highway Patrol says the motorcycles were traveling together on state Highway 87 and failed to negotiate a curve. Both bikes went in the ditch about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday....
September 8, 2016 - 11:28am
August 25, 2016
Spots still open for outdoors workshop designed for women
CUSTER (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says spots are still available for its annual outdoors workshop designed for women. The weekend-long event scheduled to begin this year on Sept. 9 is meant to help women become more comfortable and aware of the outdoors...
August 25, 2016 - 11:35am
August 9, 2016
Jewel Cave to host education workshop for teachers
CUSTER (AP) — Jewel Cave National Monument in western South Dakota is hosting a workshop geared toward teachers interested in learning more about caves. Park Superintendent Bonnie Schwartz says the weekend-long workshop is scheduled to begin Sept. 9. Participating teachers will...
August 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
July 20, 2016
Jewel Cave hosting Junior Ranger Day focusing on bats
CUSTER (AP) — Jewel Cave National Monument in western South Dakota is hosting a Junior Ranger Day this weekend as part of the National Park Service's centennial celebration. Saturday's Junior Ranger Day will focus on nocturnal animals, including nine species of bats. Children will...
July 20, 2016 - 12:31pm
June 28, 2016
Black Hills National Forest getting a new supervisor
CUSTER (AP) — The Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming is getting a new supervisor. Mark Van Every has more than 33 years of experience with the U.S. Forest Service. He has worked at forests in Alaska, Wyoming, Utah, Minnesota and Colorado....
June 28, 2016 - 11:42am
June 24, 2016
Reward offered for information about vandalism of homestead
CUSTER (AP) — The Black Hills Historic Preservation Trust is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of those involved in the vandalism of a historic homestead in the Black Hills National Forest. Officials say vandals caused more than $4,000 in estimated...
June 24, 2016 - 11:59am
May 20, 2016
Black Hills National Forest campgrounds open Friday
CUSTER (AP) — Campgrounds in the Black Hills National Forest are scheduled to open Friday. The forest features 30 campgrounds with more than 682 individual sites. Many of the campgrounds are operated by a Forest Service recreation service partner, Hill City-based Forest Recreation...
May 20, 2016 - 1:03pm
May 10, 2016
Custer mourning death of 2-year-old girl in septic tank
CUSTER (AP) — The western South Dakota community of Custer is in mourning after a 2-year-old girl fell into an open underground septic tank and died. Residents have tied teal-and-purple ribbons around town in memory of Evelyn Ferraro, KOTA-TV reported. "We're all just grieving for...
May 10, 2016 - 1:18pm
May 9, 2016
2-year-old girl falls into septic tank, later dies
CUSTER (AP) — A 2-year-old girl died after falling into an underground septic tank near Custer. Evelyn Ferraro was reported missing about 9 a.m. Friday from a mobile home court 3 miles west of Custer. A Custer County sheriff's deputy found the underground tank adjacent to the yard...
May 9, 2016 - 12:33pm
Forest officials temporarily close Roubaix Campground
CUSTER (AP) — Black Hills National Forest officials say Roubaix Campground will be closed to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday to remove trees invested by mountain pine beetles. Some 175 bug-killed trees within the boundaries of the campground need to be cut and removed. Forest...
May 9, 2016 - 12:07pm