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Spearfish Creek bridge near KOA in need of deck replacement
As the company was doing a sound test, dragging a railroad chain across the deck, it was discovered that the west end of the bridge, approximately 30-40 feet of the bridge deck is hollowed out.
Lawsuits pile up over tablets instead of lawyers for South Dakota prisoners
On Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Rapid City, Rex Gard, a former rural Sturgis manimprisoned in the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield since 2005, sued Brent Fluke, Warden of the Mike Durfee State Prison, and Attorney General Marty Jackley claiming the tablet computers, which are to provide
South Dakota National Guard builds new bridge in Deadwood
“It was a railroad bridge until 1983, so the city of Deadwood put in a walking bridge,” Sgt. David Remme of the 155th said.
Belle Fourche hotel named Best of AmericInn
In celebration of the achievement, Greg and Stacey Raisanen, owners, accepted the award from Wyndham Hotel Group leadership.
Deadwood gaming industry avoids a big blow
DEADWOOD, S.D. (KOTA TV) --Deadwood just dodged a bullet.Just weeks ago the owner of 600 gaming devices announced it was shutting down the business.Scores of jobs and tax revenue were on the line. But a local businessman Mike Trucano stepped up and saved the day."If it wasn't for Mike I know many of
BHSU soccer announces 2018 schedule
The schedule features six home games, opponents from three different conferences, and games against two 2017 NCAA Tournament participants.
County roads to undergo inventory adjustment
In order to update and make accurate Lawrence County’s road inventory, 10.365 miles of Old Highway 14, from the intersection of SD Hwy. 14 to the state line will be added to the county’s list of primary roads. Pioneer photo by Jaci Conrad PearsonClick to purchase this photo
Howell earns Gatorade honors in track
Shayla Howell, of Belle Fourche, competes in the triple jump during the Class A State Track and Field Meet at Lyle Hare Stadium on the campus of Black Hills State University in Spearfish. Howell won the event.
I-90 Exit 14 ribbon-cutting ceremony postponed
SPEARFISH — The South Dakota Department of Transportation, Heavy Constructors, Inc., and the city of Spearfish will be postponing the celebration or ribbon-cutting ceremony for the completion of the Interstate 90 Exit 14 Interchange Reconstruction project until July 11 due to weather forecast for We
Enjoy Kenadi’s Karnival June 23
The Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation presents the third annual Kenadi’s Karnival and Silent Auction Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 outside Spearfish High School. The celebration will feature carnival games, prizes, bounce castles, petting zoo, face painting, and more, with food, live entertain
A summer at the hatchery
SPEARFISH — Every spring, nearly a dozen couples arrive at the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives in Spearfish to volunteer for the summer, assisting visitors in the Pond Shop, rail car, museum, and more.
A cool day for cool cars!
BELLE FOURCHE — The air may have been cool, but the cars were hot at the 31st annual Center of the Nation All Car Rally, on Saturday.
New coffee house the toast of downtown
Manager Hailey Falzerano said the owners of Great Harvest Bakery, right next door, and Dixon Coffee, with a drive-up kiosk about a block or so west in the Knecht’s Home Center parking lot, teamed up to open Revel Coffee House after Dunn Bros. moved to the Landstrom Building in The Gap last year.
Northern Hills Cinema children's movie series
Sponsored by the Beta Sigma Phi of Spearfish, Alpha Nu chapter, and the movie theater, the summer 2018 series will feature six movies, starting on June 27. Show times are at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Tickets are available at Northern Hills Cinema; payment is cash only.
Zonta Club of Spearfish presents scholarships to young women in science
SPEARFISH — The Zonta Club of Spearfish offered a video/essay competition to the area seventh-grade girls attending the Women in Science Conference at Black Hills State University on May 9, and the club recently awarded prizes to Chloe Hanzlik, of Belle Fourche, and Kylie Wheaton, of Spearfish.
Preparing for the next wildfire to threaten Deadwood
The program recommends a plan identifying key community roles required to continue all levels of critical government and non-government services during and immediately after a wildfire. Such services include finances, utilities, health care and food supply.
Fentanyl causing overdose spike in S.D.
“Fentanyl analog is the most deadly, dangerous, lethal substance ever made by mankind,” said John Fitzgerald, the state’s attorney in Lawrence County who prosecuted Reeder on manslaughter charges that resulted in a 16-year prison sentence in June.
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2 more people sentenced in deadly Spearfish drug ring
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South Dakota agency find two-thirds of deer fawns survive
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department is studying the survival rates of white-tailed deer fawns for its third year.TheBlack Hills Pioneer reportsthat department officials attempt to place radio collars onto 150 fawns each spring to track survival rates. It requires the