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August 31, 2016
Lawrence County voters reject rock quarry in scenic valley
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County residents have resoundingly rejected a proposed rock quarry in scenic Centennial Valley. Nearly two-thirds of the 1,749 people who took part in Tuesday's special election voted against allowing Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC to develop...
August 31, 2016 - 11:55am
August 30, 2016
Lawrence County residents to vote on controversial quarry
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County residents are set to vote on whether a proposed rock quarry can proceed in scenic Centennial Valley. Tuesday's election will decide whether Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC can develop a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City...
August 30, 2016 - 11:19am
August 29, 2016
Hail damages vintage vehicles at Deadwood classic car event
DEADWOOD (AP) — Wind-driven hail that hit Deadwood during the city's 20th annual Kool Deadwood Nites celebration damaged dozens of classic and customized cars. People from around the country bring cars to the event and display them on downtown streets. There were about 650 cars...
August 29, 2016 - 12:15pm
August 26, 2016
Jury deadlocks on felonies against suspended county official
DEADWOOD (AP) — The trial of a suspended Meade County commissioner accused of damaging private property ended with an acquittal on a trespassing misdemeanor, but the jury deadlocked over two property damage felonies. The Rapid City Journal reports the Lawrence County jury in the...
August 26, 2016 - 11:08am
August 25, 2016
Suspended Meade County commissioner on trial on felony count
DEADWOOD (AP) — A suspended Meade County commissioner accused of damaging private property is on trial in Deadwood. Wood home products businessman Alan Aker faces a felony charge of intentional damage to property and a misdemeanor count of trespassing. Authorities allege he entered...
August 25, 2016 - 11:41am
August 20, 2016
Deadwood casino proposes land swap to help with plaza idea
DEADWOOD (AP) — The owners of a Deadwood casino have proposed a land swap with the city that could lead to a new public plaza on the tourist town's Main Street. The Rapid City Journal reports that representatives of the Silverado-Franklin Historic Gaming Complex have offered to...
August 20, 2016 - 10:14am
Judge says vote on controversial rock quarry should proceed
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Lawrence County judge has approved a special countywide election to decide the fate of a proposed rock quarry in the scenic Centennial Valley. Mountain View Ranches LLC, which wants to build the quarry, filed a lawsuit in July seeking to block the election. The...
August 20, 2016 - 10:11am
August 19, 2016
Judge: Public vote on controversial rock quarry can proceed
DEADWOOD (AP) — A state circuit court judge has ruled that a public vote on a proposed rock quarry in Lawrence County can proceed. The vote will decide whether Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC can move forward with a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City...
August 19, 2016 - 11:34am
July 31, 2016
Deadwood officials grapple with public building's next step
DEADWOOD (AP) — City officials haven't been able to decide what to do with a public building in Deadwood. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the city commission didn't take action on the Deadwood Pavilion building at its meeting Monday despite a motion to sell the structure. "We...
July 31, 2016 - 12:47pm
July 22, 2016
Developers unveil specifics of proposed theme park
DEADWOOD (AP) — A proposed multimillion-dollar western theme park in Deadwood would include three themes: miners, cowboys and pioneers, and Native Americans during the days of the Old West. Developers unveiled more specific plans for the Gold Nugget Theme Park during a public meeting...
July 22, 2016 - 10:55am
July 15, 2016
Lawrence County residents to vote on controversial quarry
DEADWOOD (AP) — Residents of Lawrence County will get the chance to vote on a proposed rock quarry that has run into opposition. County commissioners last month narrowly approved a permit for Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC, which is planning a 192-acre sand, gravel and...
July 15, 2016 - 11:28am
July 11, 2016
$40M theme park proposed for Deadwood gets warm reception
DEADWOOD (AP) — Backers of a proposed $40 million western theme park in Deadwood are lauding the project as a significant economic development opportunity for the Black Hills tourist town. Organizers hope the attraction could open in 2019, and early plans for the "Gold Nugget Theme...
July 11, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 9, 2016
Police say baby boy born in Deadwood was addicted to drugs
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Nebraska woman is facing felony charges after her child was found to be suffering from drug withdrawals shortly after his birth at a South Dakota hospital. The Rapid City Journal reports that 28-year-old Chelsea Avila, of Minatare, Nebraska, pleaded not guilty...
July 9, 2016 - 8:56am
July 7, 2016
Mother facing charges after newborn tests positive for meth
DEADWOOD (AP) — Authorities in western South Dakota have charged a woman who delivered a baby at a Deadwood hospital with child abuse and drug-related counts after the boy tested positive for opiates and methamphetamine. The Black Hills Pioneer reports the 28-year-old woman from...
July 7, 2016 - 3:45pm
June 10, 2016
Lawrence County OKs rock quarry despite neighbors' concerns
DEADWOOD (AP) — Lawrence County commissioners have narrowly approved a permit for a rock quarry that has met stiff opposition from area residents. Rapid City-based Mountain View Ranches LLC sought the county permit for a 192-acre sand, gravel and rock quarry off Crook City Road....
June 10, 2016 - 1:06pm