NEWELL — The 76th Newell Ram Show & Sale kicked off Thursday, with at least 50 consigners from an eight-state region flocking to the event, providing an opportunity for ranchers to acquire quality genetics for their herds.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche Homecoming week reached a crescendo Friday with an afternoon parade, getting students and the community amped up for the evening football game against Custer. The week was packed full of activities, costumes, and gearing up for the big game.
DEADWOOD — Wild Bill Hickok’s .45-70 Springfield Trapdoor rifle that was reportedly buried by his side on Aug. 3, 1876 in Deadwood recently sold for nearly half a million dollars but was not auctioned off without interest from the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission.
SPEARFISH — The early stages of building a Career and Technical Education Center for the Spearfish School District will include hiring a construction manager at risk to oversee all operations.
SPEARFISH — Superior Nutrition, a sports nutrition and supplement store, opened Monday at 414 N. Main St., in Spearfish. Former football teammates and owners Brandon Perce and Andrew Vanderpoel own the store.
Even as COVID-19 infections and deaths are rising once again in South Dakota, resistance to getting vaccinated remains entrenched among some state residents, and the political divide over whether to get vaccinated shows no signs of narrowing.
STURGIS — The Meade School Board discussed, but took no action on the purchase of eight acres of land adjacent Stagebarn Middle School.
SPEARFISH — BHSU graduate and Spearfish native, Stacy L (Trezona) Goodman was promoted to colonel in the United States Army Reserve Sept. 11 in a ceremony hosted by her husband, U.S. Army Col. (retired) Matthew Goodman. The new rank was attached by her mother, Kathy Standen, and her grandmot…
SPEARFISH — The Spearfish School District has changed its policy regarding close contacts to COVID-19 cases.
CUSTER — Area high school cross country teams competed at the Eldon Knudson Invitational Cross Country meet Thursday, at the Rocky Knolls golf course, in Custer.
BELLE FOURCHE — The “Center of the Nation” Mainly Marathon series reached Belle Fourche’s Rocky Point Recreation Area on Thursday morning. Featured races were the 26.2-mile full marathon, 13.1-mile half marathon, 5-kilometer, and 10-kilometer. This six-day event features races in Colorado, N…
STURGIS — The Sturgis Brown Lady Scoopers volleyball team fell to the unbeaten Hill City Lady Rangers, 25-12, 25-9, and 25-9, Thursday, in the West Gym, at Sturgis.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche's varsity football team put its mark on the school's Homecoming festivities by defeating Custer 40-12 Friday night at Lou Graslie Field, in Belle Fourche.
LEAD — The Northern Hills Recreation Association’s 2021 Hare Scramble event that was held Sept. 11-12.
SPEARFISH — The 6th Gage McSpadden “Sheriff” Memorial 5k Race/3k Walk Will be held Saturday in Spearfish City Park.
SPEARFISH — The Black Hills State University football team goes on the road this week to open its Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference schedule against Colorado State University-Pueblo Saturday, in Pueblo, Colo.
OPINION — In the second of this four-part series on money scripts, let’s explore the category that Dr. Brad Klontz calls money worship.
OPINION — Thirty years ago, if a student was enrolled in shop class or auto body class, some may have seen that as an alternative to scholastic pursuits, including college.
OPINION — For nearly half a century, I have followed, cheered for and supported the Kansas City Royals.
OPINION — Here on the ranch we are once again experiencing an overabundance of cats. Last winter, in the midst of a personal loss, I let two of the barn cats from the previous summer’s litter become house cats. The kindness of bringing two teenage kittens in from the cold as well as their pl…
OPINION — The events that unfolded in Afghanistan over the last few weeks have been a tragedy.
OPINION — I heard about it on the radio.
OPINION — Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
OPINION — September 11, 2001 started out just like any other Tuesday working at the newspaper for me and my husband Scott. Little did I know it would unfold to be a day that would be seared in my memory, as is the case whenever a catastrophic event occurs.