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Fatal crash in Custer County
HERMOSA, S.D. (KEVN) - A 78-year-old woman died Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Hermosa. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. She was the only person involved in the crash.
Patrol identifies woman who died in crash near Hermosa
HERMOSA, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who died in a single-vehicle crash in Custer County. The Highway Patrol says 78-year-old Joan Lix, of Hermosa, died in the accident Wednesday night on Box Canyon Road 6 miles west of Hermosa.
Woman killed in one-vehicle crash in Custer County
A 78-year-old woman died Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Hermosa, according to authorities. Her name is not being released until family members have been notified, according to a news release from the South Dakota Highway Patrol.
State park attendance dips overall but Custer State Park up
Nearly 90,000 less people visited South Dakota State Parks and Recreation Areas in 2018 compared with the year prior but officials say they aren't overly concerned. The state Division of Parks and Recreation provided the numbers to the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Commission during their meeting
PHOTOS: One year since the Legion Lake Fire in Custer State Park, day 1
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the Legion Lake fire, the third-largest wildfire in recorded Black Hills history. It began sweeping through Custer State Park on the morning of Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 and burned 84 square miles before it was fully contained nearly a week later.
A look back at the Legion Lake Fire one year later
CUSTER, S.D. (KEVN) - Tuesday is the one year anniversary of the spark that became the Legion Lake Fire, eventually ravaging more than 54 thousand acres of Custer State Park. We tell you what fire crews learned from the third largest fire in the history of the Black Hills.
South Dakota unlikely to allow CBD oil even though it's in farm bill
There's a jar in the GrassRoots smoke shop on Rapid City's north side collecting tips for a purpose. "We're going to rent a bus and a driver and go all the way to Pierre," Sharon Neva, the shop's owner, said Thursday.
COLLECTION: Journal coverage of Legion Lake Fire
Today marks the one-year anniversary since The Legion Lake fire, which started on Dec. 11, 2017 and burned 84 square miles before its containment on Dec. 19, 2017, and is the third-largest wildfire in the recorded history of the Black Hills. Here's a look at the Journal's coverage of the fire, and i
South Dakota women knock off No. 22 Missouri
After a slow start the South Dakota women took control on Saturday, handing No. 22 Missouri a 74-61 loss at Mizzou Arena. It was the second win of the season over a Division I Top 25 team for the Coyotes (10-1), and the first-ever on the road.
South Dakota park attendance drops from 2017 record
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Officials say South Dakota state park attendance was down about 90,000 visitors this year from a record set in 2017. The Rapid City Journal reports attendance for the more than 60 parks and recreation areas in South Dakota dropped from about 6.3 million in 2017 to about 6.2 m
Woman dies in rollover crash off cliff in southwest South Dakota
HERMOSA, S.D. — A woman died Wednesday night, Dec. 12, in a one-vehicle crash in Custer County. The 78-year-old woman was driving a 2002 GMC Yukon east on Box Canyon Road about six miles west of Hermosa when the vehicle left the road, went down an embankment and off a 50-foot-high cliff, according t
Woman, 78, killed in rollover near Hermosa
HERMOSA, S.D. – A 78-year-old woman died Wednesday night in a one-vehicle crash west of Hermosa. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. She was the only person involved in the crash.
White River boys topple Cheyenne-Eagle Butte
The White River boys' basketball team moved into semifinal action with a 67-53 win over Cheyenne-Eagle Butte Thursday afternoon in the Lakota Nation Invitational at Barnett Arena.
Rural Custer fire spreads from garage to home
CUSTER, S.D. – A garage fire spread to a home in rural Custer Sunday night. The fire started around 11 p.m. in a detached garage at 12350 Moss Rock Lane. Flames spread to the house, but there were no injuries.
Sheriff-elect in northeast SD to have license suspended until felony bar fight case is settled
PIERRE, S.D. — For now, Roberts County in the far northeast corner of South Dakota doesn't know who its sheriff will be in January. That's because Sheriff-elect Korey Ware, a 28-year-old former Sisseton police officer and a current deputy sheriff, has been accused of seriously injuring another man i
Construction Contracts Top Obligations To Veterans And Treaties
It’s common knowledge among most people familiar with the military that there’s a close association between Native Americans and veterans of any other ethnic or racial background. It exists because of the overwhelming number of this nation’s First People who’ve enlisted to serve in the U.S. armed fo
No one hurt after Hill City man's van catches fire near Stratobowl
Members of the Rockerville Volunteer Fire Department work Tuesday to extinguish a vehicle fire at the Stratobowl overlook along U.S. Highway 16. Mark Kuchma, of Hill City, who was driving the 1999 Dodge Caravan, said he pulled over once he saw smoke coming from under the hood. Kuchma said he has own
Bison come up big against Cardinals
Playing in their first game of the season, the Hot Springs Bison boys came out fast and never slowed, defeating the Chadron Cardinals 63-34, Monday, in Hot Springs. The Bison wasted no time, putting up seven points by the time the Cardinals would get their first basket, and leading 17-5 after the fi
Custer volunteer firefighters save home Sunday
CUSTER, S.D. (KOTA TV) - Custer firefighters battled a late night garage fire Sunday, keeping it from seriously damaging a nearby home on the 12000 block of Moss rock Lane in Rural Custer.
Stevens wins just one title, but captures RC Invite championship
Utilizing impressive depth from top to bottom, Rapid City Stevens snapped a Pierre three-year title run, and defeated state championship squads from Colorado and North Dakota in the process to take home the team title at the Rapid City Invitational wrestling tournament at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Ce