Wintle crowned the new 2018 Miss South Dakota; New host city for pageant revealed

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS - Carrie Wintle of Iroquois was crowned Miss South Dakota on Saturday evening, June 16 during the 72nd Miss South Dakota Scholarship Pageant held at the Mueller Center in Hot Springs. Amber Hulse of Hot Springs was chosen as the first runner-up, the second runner-up was Heather Egbert of Vermillion, the third runner-up was Evy Johnson of Firesteel, and the fourth runner-up was Kaitlin O’Neill of Aberdeen. Miss Hot Springs Jessica Benson of Rapid City was crowned...

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Pit bull quarantined following incident at Evans Apartments

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – A male pit bull dog was quarantined and could be euthanized as a result of an incident that took place inside the Evans Apartments in downtown Hot Springs last Monday night, June 11, just after 6 p.m.

According to Hot Springs Animal Control Officer (ACO) John Wishard, and confirmed by Hot Springs Housing Director Greg Foust who oversees operations at the Evans, a male resident of the Evans Apartments was walking his pet pit bull just outside of the...

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Edgemont School approves building repairs, network assessment

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By Amber Schumacher

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - During the Monday, June 11 school board meeting held at the Edgemont High School Library, the board discussed and eventually approved a bid to repair the roof above the gymnasium. 

School Administrator Lane Ostenson and Board Member Shane Miller offered up information about the roof repairs after walking the roof twice, once with the Custer-based roofing and repair company, Couch’s Waterproofing Products, and again with the Rapid City...

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Main Street Arts & Crafts Festival this week in Hot Springs

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HOT SPRINGS – The Main Street Arts and Crafts Festival has been a part of the summer activities in Hot Springs since 1976. At that time, local business owners Art and Beulah Donnell wanted to start an event that would showcase the work of local and regional artisans and feature the event as part of the USA Bicentennial.

Centennial Park in downtown was chosen as the perfect site for the event because it was long and narrow similar to a city street, hence the name “Main Street.”

Featuring...

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Lightning strikes twice in Edgemont

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By Amber Schumacher 

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - Some say lightning can’t strike twice. Perhaps those people are speaking of life’s misfortunes and bad luck because for one Edgemont resident, lightning has indeed struck twice. 

According to weatherimagery.com the odds of getting struck by lightning in the U.S. in any single year is 1 in 700,000. We aren’t sure if those same odds apply to trees but one can assume that Edgemont resident George Eberle’s tree is not so...

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