Edgemont water concerns almost a thing of the past

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Earl Elliott with Water Systems Drilling of Gillette, Wyoming, guides a pipe into the drilling rig for Edgemont’s new water well, which is 3,070 feet deep.

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By Rhea Falig 

EDGEMONT— According to Edgemont Mayor Jerry Dibble, the completion date for Well Six has come and gone so many times it’s hard to pin point the exact date they expected it to be done, but the first part of August was the original goal.

The project...

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Historic Larive Lake to keep name, says BGN

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Located just north of Hot Springs, on the way to Cold Brook Dam, the recently renovated and renamed Hidden Lake Campground will have to continue to call the facility’s lake “Larive Lake” according to a recenty ruling by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN).

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – The name of Larive Lake must remain Larive Lake according to a ruling by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN). The...

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Oelrichs' Megan Harkless is S.D. Ag Woman of the Year

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South Dakota’s 2019 Ag Woman of the Year, Megan Harkless, poses for a recent photo with her family, including husband Matt and their three-year-old son Tyce.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

OELRICHS – At just 29 years old, the success of Megan Harkless of Oelrichs as a livestock entrepreneur can be credited to her determination to “jump in head first” with any opportunity or challenge she was presented.

And it’s with that spirit that she was named the...

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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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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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