Area residents, health professionals dealing with the flu

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By Karen Yekel

HOT SPRINGS -- Are you feeling under the weather? Do you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath? Better get to your health care provider post-haste because you may just have the flu that’s terrorizing the entire country.

As of Jan. 20, 2018, over 12,000 South Dakotans were treated for the virus that’s causing much concern nationwide. Here’s what’s happening locally with this virulent illness.

“We have seen a significant amount of flu in the clinic this year, and through the...

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Mardi Gras for murals fundraiser is this Saturday

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By Karen Yekel

HOT SPRINGS -- What do colorful beads, masks, costumes, and music have in common? Mardi Gras, the long-awaited time of year in New Orleans that has become a reason to party if ever there was one. 

A reason to party on Saturday, Feb. 3, is just what’s happening at Bourbon County in Hot Springs.

Mardi Gras for Murals is a fundraiser for the Cultural Development Organization (CDO), which is responsible for many of the murals adorning Hot Springs’ buildings. Diane Gross...

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Manke art studio is hidden treasure for artists

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Hosting classes and offering studio time since 1998

By Amber Schumacher 

Office Manager/Reporter

EDGEMONT - When you walk through the garden level door leading into Audrey Manke’s art studio in Edgemont, you are confronted with wall to wall displays of meticulously painted art works. Ranging in genre from cowboy culture to plants and animals and seemingly everything in between. 

In the center of this explosion of art, sits the artist’s tables with easels, oil paint, paint...

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Oelrichs Town Board selects Herald as its newspaper

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By Brett Nachtigall
Publisher

OELRICHS – At its regular monthly meeting in December 2017, the Town Board of Oelrichs voted to name the Fall River County Herald its official newspaper beginning in 2018. The town had previously utilized the Hot Springs Star as its official newspaper for the publishing of legal notices.

Recently, the City of Hot Springs had also named the Fall River County Herald its official newspaper as well, but due to a state codified law requiring municipalities to make...

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Women’s Auxiliary needing to raise $1,000

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Handmade quilt to be raffled in February for 2018 fundraiser

By Amber Schumacher

Office Manager/Reporter 

EDGEMONT - The Women’s Auxiliary Perry Strickland Post 172 in Edgemont takes pride in taking care of the area’s Veterans, and does so all year long. Every year, the Women’s Auxiliary is tasked with raising enough money to fund the support they provide to veterans year round. This year, they will be raffling off a handmade quilt to raise money to support veterans. The raffle winner...

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