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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
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
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
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
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
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 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
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?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
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August 6, 2016
Bull buffalo charges horseback riders at Custer State Park
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Authorities say a mounted guide who was leading a family of four on a trail ride in Custer State Park prevented a possible disaster when she put her horse in front of a charging buffalo. Park Superintendent Matt Snyder says a large bull buffalo attacked...
August 6, 2016 - 9:46am
July 5, 2016
4 people injured this year by bison at Custer State Park
RAPID CITY (AP) — Bison have injured four people in Custer State Park this year, despite warnings that the animals are dangerous and shouldn't be approached, park official say. The attacks have come after a five-year stretch of no such incidents, said Gary Brundige, the park's resource...
July 5, 2016 - 12:19pm
July 1, 2016
Custer park officials offer warning after buffalo incidents
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Custer State Park officials are offering another warning to visitors that bison are dangerous and shouldn't be approached. Park rangers responded to two incidents Thursday involving visitors getting perilously close to bison. One of the incidents resulted...
July 1, 2016 - 12:45pm
May 16, 2016
Custer officials repeating safety warnings about buffalo
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Custer State Park officials are repeating warnings about approaching the park's bison after a woman was gored this week when she approached a bull. Visitor services coordinator Craig Puglsey tells KELO television that bison can appear to be docile, but they're...
May 16, 2016 - 12:17pm
May 13, 2016
SD park visitor injured after getting to close to buffalo
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Custer State Park officials say a visitor was hospitalized Thursday after suffering injuries while getting too close to a buffalo. Officials say the visitor was injured along Wildlife Loop Road and was flown to a Rapid City hospital. Park Superintendent...
May 13, 2016 - 11:42am
May 5, 2016
Custer State Park to host event for new visitor center
CUSTER (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says Custer State Park is hosting a dedication and ribbon-cutting event for the park's new visitor center. The ceremony is scheduled to be held on Friday. The visitor center will then be open to the public. Speakers at the event are...
May 5, 2016 - 11:05am
April 26, 2016
WILTZ: On South Dakota's scenery and hunting buffaloes
Have you ever felt like you wanted a change in scenery for a few days? After church on Sunday April 10, Betsy and I headed for the Black Hills. We took the scenic route by heading west on State Highway 44, crossing the Platte-Winner Bridge, turning north on Highway 47 at the Lone...
April 26, 2016 - 11:50pm
April 14, 2016
Crews continuing Custer State Park prescribed burn
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildland fire crews are planning to continue a prescribed burn in Custer State Park on Thursday. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's Wildland Fire Division, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and Custer State Park plan on burning about 800 acres in...
April 14, 2016 - 11:23am
April 12, 2016
Crews conducting prescribed burns in Custer State Park
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildland fire crews are conducting prescribed burns in Custer State Park this week. The burns by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture's Wildland Fire Division, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and Custer State Park are scheduled to take place on Tuesday...
April 12, 2016 - 6:14pm
April 4, 2016
New visitor center at Custer State Park near completion
CUSTER (AP) — A new visitor center at Custer State Park is almost ready to open its doors to the public. Construction at the $6 million facility, which will feature a movie theater, a large touch-screen map and many other amenities, is nearly finished ahead of the planned May 21...
April 4, 2016 - 11:33am
October 26, 2015
Efforts to move elk from one park to another not succeeding
RAPID CITY (AP) — Efforts to move excess elk from overpopulated Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota to the underpopulated Custer State Park nearby are being hampered by the animals' instinct to return to their home. The Rapid City Journal reports that more than...
October 26, 2015 - 2:51pm
September 25, 2015
Thousands watch Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park
CUSTER (AP) — Thousands of people packed Custer State Park on Friday for the 50th annual Buffalo Roundup. The event features horseback riders joined by all-terrain vehicles and pickup trucks gathering about 1,300 bison into corrals. They're branded and given vaccinations, and...
September 25, 2015 - 6:18pm
September 24, 2015
Custer State Park auctions cabins to make room for new units
CUSTER (AP) — Custer State Park is auctioning online 12 cabins in order to make room for new, updated units. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has contracted Utah-based Public Surplus to handle the auction, which runs until 11 a.m. MDT Tuesday. The cabins...
September 24, 2015 - 10:54am
September 23, 2015
50th Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup a step back in time
CUSTER (AP) — Billowing dust. Pounding hooves. The crack of a whip and the slap of leather on leather by real cowboys and cowgirls driving a thundering herd of the most magnificent animals in the world. The Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup is about as close to the Old West...
September 23, 2015 - 1:49pm
September 11, 2015
Montana man dies from injuries after Custer State Park crash
CUSTER (AP) — Authorities say a Montana man has died in the hospital from injuries sustained when he crashed a motorcycle in Custer State Park. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says 73-year-old William Gregg of Colstrip, Montana, died Tuesday at Rapid City Regional Hospital...
September 11, 2015 - 2:00pm