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Memorial Day • Celebrate • Honor • Remember

Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our county can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices. 

President Harry S. Truman


Poppy Proclamation


WHEREAS, America is the land of freedom, preserved and protected willingly and freely by citizen soldiers; 

WHEREAS, Millions who have answered the call to arms and have died on the field of battle; 

WHEREAS, A nation of peace must be...

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Emergency Medical Responder Class

The Edgemont Ambulance Service is sponsoring an Emergency Medical Responder class. The course consists of approximately 80 plus hours of classroom and practical work. It is our hope to have these EMR’s (Emergency Medical Responders) respond with one EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) on ambulance calls. This would help relieve some of the pressure on our EMTs who live in town. The state still requires that all ambulance calls have at least one EMT. Right now we are running with two EMTs and a...

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2017’s Best and Brightest Honored for Academic Excellence

The best and brightest from the Class of 2017 were honored for their academic achievements at the 27th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre on Monday (4/24).

In conjunction with Gov. Dennis Daugaard, the Associated School Boards of South Dakota invited more than 200 students, who were identified as the top one percent of their senior class, from the state’s public, private and tribal schools, to celebrate their academic accomplishments.

“These students represent the best and the...

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A South Dakota Soldier Prepares for Combat in World War I

South Dakotan Ernest Roth answered when President Woodrow Wilson called for volunteers.

The United States had declared war against Germany on April 6, 1917, committing the country to join the Allied Powers of Great Britain, France, Russia, Italy and Japan in their efforts to defeat the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). The Great War had been raging since 1914.

Roth had been working as a carpenter and living with his uncle and aunt at Columbia when he...

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Preschool and Kindergarten Screening

The Edgemont School will be conducting preschool and kindergarten screenings. 

Children between the ages of 3 and 5 may come in for the preschool screening. Kindergarten screening will be held for children who will be five years old by September 1, 2017.  These screenings will be held Wednesday, May 3rd in the school gym.  The school staff will look at your child’s skill development and give you information of developmental milestones and activities to do with your child; this...

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Real Estate Transfers

Here are the second half of March 2017 Real Estate Transfers for Fall River County.  All addresses in South Dakota unless otherwise stated.

Frank Roger Schroth, Buffalo Gap to Grantee William J. Christianson, Jolie D. Christianson, Hot...

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Fall River County Herald

EDGEMONT OFFICE: PO Box 660 Edgemont, SD  57735-0660   |   605.662.7201
HOT SPRINGS OFFICE: 334 S. Chicago St. Hot Springs, SD 57747 | 605.745.3930
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