Hot Springs School Board candidates answer questions

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County Commission, Fall River County Sheriff and Oelrichs School Board candidates to be featured in next week’s Herald

 

HOT SPRINGS – On Tuesday, June 5, voters in the Hot Springs School District will go to the polls and elect a total of four people, with varying terms, to serve on the Hot Springs Board of Education, from a field of nine potential candidates.

Of the nine candidates, six of them are running for a three-year term on the board. They include incumbents Scott Thompson and...

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PUBLIC ALERT: Inmate walks away from County Jail

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HOT SPRINGS – The Fall River Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Geri Joann Miller, 47, after she escaped from custody in the Fall River County Jail in Hot Springs on Friday, May 11.

According to a release submitted to the Fall River County Herald by States Attorney Jim Sword this week, Miller was sentenced to 12 months in the South Dakota State’s Women Penitentiary on May 11 by Honorable Jane Wipf Pfeifle.

Miller was then being escorted out of the Fall River...

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Ordinance Committee cracks down on lawn violations, encourages residents to address issues

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By Amber Schumacher 

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - The biggest issue on the docket for last Tuesday night’s Edgemont City Council meeting on May 15 was the matter of ordinance violations and the city’s plan of attack to combat those ordinance violators. Councilwoman Sandra Woodward addressed the council during the public works committee report and discussed the ordinance committees recent actions. According to Woodward, the ordinance committee has been busy going around town and compiling a...

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Allen’s impact on families leaves huge void in Edgemont

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Community reeling from passing of YMCA Director, mother of two

 

By Amber Schumacher 
Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - Over the past week since the news of Amanda Allen’s tragic passing has swept across Fall River County, there have been many tearful stories shared of her incredible impact on her family and the tight-knit community of Edgemont, where she called home. 

Among the stories being shared of Allen’s short life, one phrase kept showing up on the tongues of those that mourned...

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Commissioners go with higher return over local banks, per Treasurer recommendation

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By Brett Nachtigall
Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Despite a desire by some of its members to invest the county’s reserve funds with local financial institutions, the Fall River County Commission unanimously approved the recommendation by County Treasurer Kelli Rhoe to keep half of its now $2 million investment in an ICS (Insured Cash Sweep) account at First National Bank in Lead, but take the other half and invest it in Treasuries with Charles Schwab.

Rhoe’s recommendation at last week’s regular...

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The ‘Tremendous Tech Trio’

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Three Hot Springs natives setting a fine example for this year’s area high school grads

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Over the next couple of weeks, a total of 73 Fall River County high school seniors – 54 from Hot Springs, 11 from...

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