VA Black Hills reconfiguration plans on hold, but still looming

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Employee and patient vehicles fill a parking lot on the east end of the Hot Springs VAMC campus this past Monday morning. While they announced plans to reconfigure the Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System are currently on hold and awaiting a review process, local “Save The VA” volunteers have continued to meet weekly since December 2011 to discuss ways of ensuring to keep the Hot Springs VA Hospital open. (Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)

 

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Ahrendt prepares to step into state’s attorney position

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS - As of March 1, Fall River County will have a new state’s attorney occupying the office on the third floor of the county courthouse. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Fall River County Commission voted four to one to hire assistant state’s attorney Brian Ahrendt to fill the vacancy of the unexpired term of Jim Sword, who recently resigned. In 2020 Ahrendt will need to run for office if he plans to continue as state’s attorney.

County Commissioner Paul Nabholz was the lone...

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Dairy Queen owners celebrate 20th year in business

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Owners of the Dairy Queen, Tony and Roxanne Brixius, will celebrate their 20th year in business in Hot Springs and have several specials lined up for Valentine’s Day. Here they are shown with some of their employees, front row from left,Rickie Bonnette, Aileen O’Brien, Jen, Terri, and Roxanne. Back row from left are: John, Kyle Brixius, Aaron, Tony Brixius, Gary, and Beau. (Cathy Nelson/Fall River County Herald)

 

By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS - Tony and Roxanne...

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Lighter-than-air innovation

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Under a cloudless, sunny blue sky, an unmanned stratospheric balloon system launches from the Hot Springs Municipal Airport last Wednesday morning. The launch was conducted by the South Dakota-based company Raven Aerostar Industries, which has rented an hangar at the airport for a month. (Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)

 

 

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Municipal Airport has proven to be a true multi-use facility...

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Hot Springs’ Shopko Hometown losing its pharmacy

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PHOTO CUTLINE: Shopko announced last week, that as part of their Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing, they will be auctioning off their pharmacy records, and in effect, no longer offering pharmacy services through their Hot Springs retail store. (Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald)

 

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – While it certainly wasn’t good news for Hot Springs and the surrounding area, it could have been worse.

Earlier this month, the regional general...

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Huntin’ hard-to-find Honkers

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Pair of hunters harvest unusual ‘Quill Lake Goose’ in Fall River County

 

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For everyone who hunts, or who is in pursuit of some kind of elusive quarry or find, there is often a very specific trophy...

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