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April 8, 2016
Year's first bison calf born at Custer State Park
CUSTER (AP) — Calving season has kicked off at Custer State Park in western South Dakota. The first bison calf of the year was born Monday. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says most bison calves are born between late April and early May. The calves weigh 40 to 50 pounds...
April 8, 2016 - 11:10am
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
March 29, 2016
Custer resident claims $50,000 Powerball prize
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Custer resident has claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize that he won last week. South Dakota lottery officials say Ray McLaughlin has claimed the winning ticket from Wednesday's drawing. The ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball to win...
March 29, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 28, 2016
Crazy Horse Memorial to mark World Autism Awareness Day
CUSTER (AP) — The Crazy Horse Memorial in western South Dakota will be light up in blue to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. The special lighting will take place at 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the memorial will be waived after 6 p.m. The Empire State Building in New York...
March 28, 2016 - 11:31am
March 16, 2016
Officials issue reminder of fire restrictions in Black Hills
CUSTER (AP) — South Dakota officials are reminding people about fire restrictions in the Black Hills. Open fire is not allowed within the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District except in established metal fire rings or grills that are in designated sites within a developed...
March 16, 2016 - 12:51pm
February 15, 2016
Jewel Cave lifts age restriction for kids on scenic tours
CUSTER (AP) — Officials at Jewel Cave National Monument say young children can once again go on scenic tours of the cave. Jewel Cave officials said this week they were lifting their restriction on children under the age of five touring the cave. They put the restriction in place...
February 15, 2016 - 12:23pm
February 8, 2016
New $18 million hospital planned for Custer, South Dakota
CUSTER (AP) — Rapid City Regional Health says it expects to open a new $18 million hospital and clinic in Custer in about two years. The Rapid City Journal reports that the 42,000-square-foot hospital will be built through a private-public funding partnership between the city of...
February 8, 2016 - 12:23pm
Officials: Pine beetle epidemic slowing, but not yet over
CUSTER (AP) — State and federal officials say the mountain pine beetle epidemic is slowing but still continuing in the Black Hills. The U.S. Forest Service and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture this week released the results of its annual aerial forest health survey on...
February 8, 2016 - 11:36am
February 6, 2016
LETTER: Speak up about hazards of uranium mining
To the Editor: In a world that seems to be split on so many issues, the proposed Dewey-Burdock mine seems to be in line. It is not about good...
February 6, 2016 - 10:02am
February 1, 2016
Tree clearing at Big Rock Park to help prevent fires
CUSTER (AP) — South Dakota's Wildland Fire Suppression Division is planning to clear tree overgrowth at Big Rock Park on Pageant Hill to help prevent forest fires. The work reducing the overgrowth of trees and prolific Ponderosa pine regeneration is expected to begin in early February...
February 1, 2016 - 10:53am
December 21, 2015
Fire marshal investigating cause of Custer market blaze
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a store in Custer. The Rapid City Journal reports the Custer County Market burned late Friday night. Assistant fire chief Bill Bell says the market was "gutted out...
December 21, 2015 - 9:11am
October 20, 2015
Youth inmates missing from Custer facility apprehended
CUSTER (AP) — Two teenagers who ran away from a youth correctional facility in western South Dakota are back in custody. Corrections officials say authorities with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office apprehended the 15- and 16-year-old boys Monday evening near Hill City. The...
October 20, 2015 - 11:21am
September 29, 2015
City of Custer to be honored at governor's luncheon
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Black Hills city of Custer will be honored as the community of the year next month. The award is part of the Governor's Philanthropy Luncheon to be held Oct. 6 at the Rushmore Holiday Inn in Rapid City. The city was nominated based on its support of...
September 29, 2015 - 2:58pm
September 25, 2015
Officials work to make the bison an official American icon
CUSTER (AP) — For the spectators at the 50th annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup, the thundering hooves and front-heavy gait of the shaggy,...
September 25, 2015 - 6:08pm
September 8, 2015
Flintstones park in South Dakota closing, gets new owner
CUSTER (AP) — A "Flintstones"-themed park in South Dakota is closing after the Labor Day weekend and being taken over by a new owner who will have to negotiate for the rights to keep using characters and scenes from the classic animated series. Owner Joe Speckels said the Flintstones...
September 8, 2015 - 4:30pm