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Custer Authorities Investigating Vandalism to Popular Black Hills "Poet's Table" - KDLT

The Custer County Sheriff's Office and Custer State Park law enforcement were notified this morning about the posts…Posted byCuster County Sheriff's OfficeonSunday, May 27, 2018

KDLT - 2018-05-27 17:19:10

South Dakota city plans $500K sidewalk renovation

HILL CITY, S.D. (AP) — Construction is set to begin later this year on a $500,000 sidewalk project in a city the southwest part of South Dakota.

WATERTOWN PUBLIC OPINION - 2018-05-27 14:26:05

Prairie dog killing case could be test piece for interpretation of migratory bird protection

Henderson's attorney put the question squarely to Steve Forrest, a consultant biologist, who was called to testify on behalf of Henderson, who stridently opposes the county pest board from entering her ranch to drop Fumitoxin tablets down the rodents' burrows. Henderson maintains the gasses released

RAPID CITY JOURNAL - 2018-05-27 11:00:00

Rochford residents unhappy about continued drilling for gold mining project

ROCHFORD, S.D. (KEVN) -"This is public land, it doesn't belong to any commericial outfits I know of, and my real question at this point is why are we giving it away period to anybody?" asked John Hopkins.John Hopkins is one of the few residents in Rochford, South Dakota and one of those concerned th


Each major party has an AG contest

Delegates, rather than voters, select the nominees. Those choices come at the Democratic and Republican conventions next month, on successive weekends.

BLACK HILLS PIONEER - 2018-05-26 12:00:00

Deadwood moves forward with Pavilion, motor lodge appraisals

Klein Appraisals of Spearfish will conduct the appraisal on the Pavilion property, at a cost of $650, in 30 days or less.


SD Man Arrested For Allegedly Firing Gun Into Neighborhood

Spearfish, SDAuthorities say a Spearfish man has been arrested for randomly firing gunshots around his neighborhood.55-year-old Todd Anderson was arrested Sunday on charges of reckless discharge of a weapon and ingestion of a controlled substance.The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says Anderson st


Putting the brakes on food trucks

City Planner Jayna Watson pointed out that nothing currently prevents mobile food vendors from parking on city streets and selling food or beverages to the public: The proposed ordinance does not allow a previously prohibited activity, she said; rather, it places reasonable limits on a currently unr


Speed limit slowed for part of U.S. 14A through Deadwood

State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist said a look at traffic speeds in 2017 and 2018 didn’t fully support the mayor’s request. For the 30 mph zone, 85 percent of motorists were at or below 28 mph last year and 26 this year. But for the 35 mph zone, 85 percent were at 36 or below each time s


Custer rides region wins into state

CUSTER, S.D. (KOTA TV)Custer's track and field team won it's region meet on both the girls and boys side. Now the state tournament is about to begin.One of the big storylines to watch is senior Tori Glazier. She's going for an insane sixth state title in the 800 meter race. The SDSU commit won the r


Company plans to resume search for gold near Rochford

Kevin Leonard, project manager for Mineral Mountain Resources, walks toward a drilling rig in February in the Black Hills near Rochford, where Mineral Mountain is conducting exploratory drilling for gold.


Mount Rushmore to improve avenue of flags in $14M renovation

KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) — The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is getting a $14 million upgrade, though the carved heads of U.S. presidents won't be touched.


Deadwood gaming company back in family hands

DEADWOOD | A Las Vegas-based gaming company’s plans to shutter its Deadwood subsidiary could have meant the end of a longtime family-owned company, A.G. Trucano, Sons & Grandsons.


Religious sect near Custer hid births from state

PRINGLE, S.D. (SD NEWS WATCH) –A South Dakota judge’s ruling has confirmed that children were born on a remote Black Hills compound run by a secretive religious sect, offering new insight into life within the polygamous FLDS.The ruling in September by Seventh Circuit Judge Jeff W. Davis revealed tha


Reminder that buffalo are dangerous; do not approach

“Custer State Park has experienced an increase in visitor/buffalo interactions in recent years,” stated Lydia Austin, interpretive program manager for Custer State Park. “Visitors need to know that buffalo are dangerous and should not be approached. These large animals may appear docile, but they ar


GOOD, BAD & UGLY: Gas prices could leave motorists fuming

GOOD:The conversion of the former STAR Academy near Custer into a commercial business park is one big step closer to reality. Jared Carson, the president and CEO of Sustainable Light and Industrial campus, announced last week that the new ownership group recently closed on the property after paying


A day at the lake

Sukstorf explained that the event started out as two separate events. Students would have a cookout in a park and go fishing at Iron Creek, but in 1998, the events were combined to become the fishing derby and cookout that took place Wednesday. The annual event takes place each year at the end of Ma


Spearfish man accused of randomly firing weapon into neighborhood

Todd Anderson, 55, was arrested on charges of reckless discharge of a weapon and ingestion of a controlled substance.


BHE donates $10K to Regional facility

Black Hills Energy has donated $10,000 to the Regional Health Custer Hospital and Clinic to support construction of the new facility, according to a release by Regional Health.


Wildlife experts warn about confrontations with bison

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. (KEVN) -Visitors to Custer State Park are getting a little too comfortable around wildlife, specifically bison.