Drivers suffer serious injuries in head-on accident

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

A Black Hills Lifeflight helicopter lands near an accident on Fall River Road on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3, hear Hot Springs.

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HOT SPRINGS – A two-vehicle accident near Hot Springs on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 3, sent both drivers to the hospital, including one by Lifeflight helicopter with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The accident, which happened at 2:20 p.m., one mile east of Hot Springs on U.S. Hwy...

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Area students take part in hands-on learning at Conservation Field Day

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

Hot Springs students in Sarah Jamieson’s seventh grade class learn about the riparian zone in a watershed during a hydrology demonstration put on by Matt Lucas with the Nebraska National Forest.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – A program that started more than a decade ago, thanks to the efforts of a trio of local men, took place last week at the Nature Conservancy’s Whitney Preserve where nearly 100 Fall...

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Students wake up early to pray

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Photo by Rhea Falig/Fall River County Herald

Edgemont students gather around the school flag pole to pray for National See You At The Pole Day last Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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By Rhea Falig 

Staff Writer 

EDGEMONT— On Sept. 25, the national day of student-led prayer event called “See You At The Pole” took place around the Edgemont School flag pole.

Over 20 students woke up early to arrive at school by 7 a.m. to spend 30 minutes praying for their school...

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Local man earns opportunity to perform at National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

Melvin LeRoy of Hot Springs performs one of his original songs during the recent Patriot Day event held on Sept. 11, 2019, at the Hot Springs American Legion.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For anyone who has attended any number of the local, patriotic events held in Hot Springs in recent months – like the Flag Day celebration in June, the 9/11 Stair Challenge or the Patriot Day celebration – you...

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State Veterans Home celebrates 130 years

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Photo by Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald

The rededication of the Joe S. Kern Building was held on last Friday on Sept. 20. Built in 1889, the Kern Building was the original South Dakota State Veterans Home dormitory. Medal of Honor recipient, Michael J. Fitzmaurice, South Dakota State Secretary for Veterans Affairs, Greg Whitlock, Veterans Home Superintendent, Brad Richardson, and Veterans Home residents and staff were in attendance for this photograph.

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By Karen...

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