VA recognizes outstanding employees

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Photo by Cathy Nelson/Fall River County Herald

The Department of Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System recently honored their Employee of the Year. He is T. Lane Hayes (shown center) who is the Suicide Prevention Case Manager. Standing beside Hayes are Lisa Batley (left) who received the employee Bravo Award in September and Julie Watts (right) who received the Bravo in June. Another winner of the award last year was Registered Nurse Adam Sanders (not pictured). The Incentive Award...

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Resignations approved by Hot Springs School Board

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

EDGEMONT – The resignations of a number of key personnel, as part of the meeting’s Consent Agenda, were approved by the Hot Springs School Board this past Monday night, April 8.

Topping the list of resignations was that of current Elementary School Principal John Fitzgerald, who is also serving as the district’s Activities Director this year. His resignation was added to the agenda at the beginning of the meeting after Superintendent Kevin Coles announced that...

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Edgemont High School Senior Projects take community by surprise

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Ryan Simons stands next to 1985 Ford F-150 that he rebuilt for his senior project (Photo by Rhea Falig/Fall River County Herald).

The top photo is how the pickup looked prior to Ryan putting his hard work and skill into the project.

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By Rhea Falig 

Staff Writer 

EDGEMONT— When given the task of completing a final senior project before graduation, Edgemont seniors not only accepted the challenge but went above and beyond expectations. From rebuilding a...

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Oelrichs High School art student completes mural, earns award

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Submitted photo

Oelrichs Elementary students and teachers pose with Oelrichs High School art student Baylie Her Many Horses (back, far left) in front of her mural that she painted at the school. Local attorney Jim Sword (back left) presented Her Many Horses with a plaque. 

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OELRICHS – Oelrichs High School student Baylie Her Many Horses has been busy creating art and earning national recognition in the process.

Recently, the local art student was recognized by...

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Concern over CWD varies in county

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File photo by Dick Kettllewell/Fall River County Herald

Fall River County was the first location in the state of South Dakota to have confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in both hunter-harvested white-tailed deer (in 2001) and mule deer (in 2002). One of the big concerns of GFP is that they have identified CWD seems more likely to occur in areas where the animals congregate at man-made feed and water stations, which compounds the problem and promotes its...

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