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DEADWOOD — The Deadwood Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Chili Feed on Nov. 3. A new twist was the collection of food for the Lord’s Cupboard. Both the Chili Feed and the food collection were well received. The department thanks everyone who came out, shared food for the Lord’s Cupb…

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REDFIELD — On the morning of Oct. 1, a regularly scheduled meeting, Tulare Energy, LLC received unanimous approval of the Tulare Solar Project Conditional Use Permit. The approval concluded 4 months of County, Township and Landowner meetings. The approved Conditional Use Permit included 15 c…

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BELLE FOURCHE — The Black Hills Roundup Chutes for Charity committee has helped almost 175 families by distributing more than $215,000 during life-changing, emergency situations. All funding comes from donations, including Tuesday’s bingo event set to be held at the Branding Iron Steakhouse …

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The humble and versatile pumpkin is native to North America and has been a fall favorite for a very long time. The oldest evidence of pumpkin-related seeds were found in Mexico and date between 7,000 and 5,500 BCE. Pumpkins are a warm-weather squash and grow well in the Black Hills, as long …

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High school student Madeline Teigen, a writer with area roots, has published her first book — “Good as Gold.”

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The Spread the Tunes organization presented the Booth Society with a check of $8,000 on Aug. 23. The money was raised at the six weeks long Canyon Acoustic Series held in the city park. 

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The Spread the Tunes organization presented the Booth Society with a check of $8,000 on Aug. 23. The money was raised at the six weeks long Canyon Acoustic Series held in the city park. 

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SPEARFISH — White’s Canyon Motors recently presented a $4,000 check to the Spearfish Foundation for Public Education from funds raised at the Drive 4UR Schools this summer. Pictured from left are:  White’s Canyon Motors personnel Mike Hopkins, Troy Mullaney; foundation board members Emily Be…

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PIERRE — Former South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard was recently honored by Associated School Boards of South Dakota with the School Bell Award for exemplary service in support of public of education.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Cameron Paisley, 17, of Spearfish, recently participated in the SkillsUSA Championships. This event, by invitation only, was for first-place state medalists in 102 competition areas for career and technical students. It is the largest skill competition in the world.

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SPEARFISH — South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) program, announced that Timothy Calahan, assistant manager at the Auto Care Center at Spearfish Walmart, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of his se…

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SPEARFISH — With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Northern Hills would observe it by communicating support. There are support groups in Spearfish for folks with mental illness and their families that are open to the entire Northern Hills area. 

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I think most would agree that basil is America’s favorite herb. The botanical name for basil is Ocimum basilicum. The first name comes from the Greek word Ocimum, meaning smell. The species name, basilicum, means king. 

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STURGIS — The Sturgis Crisis Intervention Shelter Service raffled off a custom rifle to raise funds for victims of domestic and sexual violence. The funds raised will be used to obtain items such as: driver’s licenses, birth certificates, personal hygiene products, other necessities, and sta…

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SPEARFISH — Two Regional Health caregivers were recently honored for 35 years of service to the health of their communities in South Dakota and Wyoming. Mary Kathleen “Kathy” Young, a registered nurse at Spearfish Hospital, and Barbara Riggs, Patient Service Representative in Newcastle, were…