DEADWOOD — A surprise 50% increase in a previously agreed upon $10.5 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF), bringing the new request to $15 million threw a curve ball at the Deadwood City Commission Monday, prompting the body to continue a project plan and resolution request on behalf of the…
SPEARFISH — Students at Spearfish High School continue to look for solutions to the littering problem in the parking lot.
CUSTER — A St. Onge, man has been identified as the person who died early Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Custer.
STURGIS — Meade School District students and staff will have an extended Thanksgiving holiday.
STURGIS — The Meade School Board has hired Dakota Education Consulting/ASBSD to conduct a superintendent search for the district.
SPEARFISH — Anyone looking to open a cannabis establishment in Spearfish can now fill out the application to do so, but there are strict rules to be followed if they wish to be successful.
STURGIS — District 29 State Sen. Gary Cammack said the sealing of his court case was not an attempt to receive preferential treatment or hide it from public view.
SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. — Black Hills State women’s triathlon raced five at Saturday’s NCAA National Qualifier race among 102 athletes and 18 teams.
BELLE FOURCHE — Belle Fourche’s varsity volleyball team edged St. Thomas More three games to two Tuesday night in Belle Fourche.
STURGIS — The Sturgis Brown High School girls’ soccer team finished their 2021 fall season losing 3-1 to Brandon Valley in the Class AA state soccer playoffs.
SPEARFISH — “Swimming Doesn’t Build Character, It Reveals Character” – Author Unknown.
SIOUX FALLS — The South Dakota High School Soccer Coaches Association’s 2021 All-State teams were announced Saturday.
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Myra Keller 83 of Lead, SD. passed away Wednesday 10/20/21. She was preceded in death by husband, Tony Keller. Survivors include son, Rodney (Joanne) Keller of FL; daughters, Deb (Greg) King of Galena, and Tammy Snyder (fiance Marv Waitman) of Spearfish; 5 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 2 step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Angeline Maki, 82 of Watford City, ND are at 11:00 A.M., Saturday October 23, 2021, at the Cross Point Church in Watford City. Interment will be in the Belden Finnish Cemetery, rural Belden, ND, under the care of the Fulkerson-Stevenson Funeral Home of Watford City. Visitation will be Friday, October 22, 2021, from 12 PM to 5 PM at Fulkerson’s Memorial Chapel in Watford City, ND. The funeral will be live streamed on www.fulkerson.com and also on www.youtube.com/c/CrossPointChurchND. Remembrances, condolences and pictures may be shared with the family at www.fulkersons.com. Angeline passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, in Bismarck, ND. Angeline Joyce Arndt was born at home in Brookbank township, the 4th child of 10, to Carl and Marie Arndt on August 29th, 1939. She was raised on the family farm where she attended country school through the eighth grade. She was married to William Richard Maki at her parent’s home on December 6th, 1954. They raised their family in the Stanley area. After many years of running Maki Upholstery she moved to Watford City in 1981 to continue work as a truck driver. Angie was a kind, hard working woman. She raised some very large vegetable and flower gardens. Canning and preserving her produce to feed family and friends as well as butchering 100 chickens in a day for several days to sell or feed her family. Processing deer, pork and anything else helped feed the many people who gathered around her table. While caring for her own children, she took in 5 of her sister’s children for many months following a tragic accident. Two nephews also lived with her for many years when they were small. She believed in family and did what it took to care for them. Over the years, she also took in other children to care for. She was an encourager and believed anyone could accomplish their dreams. She got her GED after all her children were grown. Her love of family led her to plan many family gatherings with great food and lots of pinochle playing. Her signature puffed wheat logs and potato salad were some of her family’s favorites. She was a collector of pretty things. She enjoyed ordering, opening and showing them off in her home. Her many candy dishes were filled with something for everyone’s taste. She was a very creative person and created many handmade items to share with others. Angie’s life was blessed with a loving family. On Monday, October 11th at age 82 she passed to her heavenly home surrounded by family. Blessed be her memory among us. Angie is survived by her sons; Roger (Mary Lynn) Maki of Watford City, ND, Rodney (Alberta) Maki of Gillette, WY, Mark (Beverly) Maki of Watford City, ND. And her daughters; Bonnie (Monte) Billadeau of Parshall, ND, Carla Folven of Sturgis, SD, Lori (Richard) Zimmiond of Sturgis, SD. 19 grandchildren and numerous great grands, 5 sisters and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, DaNae Zimmiond, great granddaughter Harper Gamache, brothers; Charles and Richard Arndt and sisters; Gloria Worley and Marily Bryant.
Charlotte (Char) Andersen, Aurora, CO, formerly of Lead, SD died Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was 88 yrs old. She was preceded i n death by husband Roger, son Stephen, brother Clark and sisters Betty and Sandy. Survivors include sister Evelyn of Portland OR, daughters Diane and Janet, son-in-law David, and five grandchildren Chris, Derek, Stacy, Tyler, and Lauren. A celebration of life will be held Monday, Nov. 15, 6:30pm, Smoky Hill United Methodist Church, Centennial, CO. Private family rites will be at Mountain Lawn Cemetery, Lead at a later date.
OPINION — Late autumn features the noisiest day of the year on a ranch. To the north the black cows will be bawling; to the south the reds. Some of their voices will be muffled, some so loud I will swear they are in the house with us, their bellows rattling across the stone tiles in the kitc…
OPINION — They are calling it the Democracy Center, and quoting the state motto, “Under God The People Rule.”
OPINION — This past Monday, Oct. 11, marked the 31st year South Dakota will celebrate “Native American Day.”
OPINION — For years now, the public has been rightfully concerned about the influence and power of Big Tech corporations and the potentially damaging effect they have on individuals’ online experiences. That is why I have authored two bipartisan bills, the Filter Bubble Transparency Act and …
OPINION — In 1903 Frank Hoppe mixed nine chemicals together and created a spectacular gun cleaning formula that remains a staple in nearly every American gun owner’s box of cleaning supplies and on nearly every gunsmith’s shelf.
OPINION — South Dakota has certainly been in the news recently. Coverage of the leaked “Pandora Papers” included headlines like “How South Dakota became a global tax haven,” “South Dakota Is a Moral Sewer and Should Be Abolished,” and “How South Dakota Became the Caymans of the Heartland.” T…
OPINION — For once, my column has nothing to do with sports.
OPINION — Break out your blaze orange vests; pheasant season is back again in South Dakota!