New titleholders crowned at Miss Hot Springs competition

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HOT SPRINGS – The Miss Hot Springs Scholarship Competition took place Saturday, Nov. 24 at the Mueller Center. Miss South Dakota 2018 Carrie Wintle and Miss South Dakota Outstanding Teen 2018 Jessica Benson were the special guests, entertainers and emcees for the afternoon.

The outgoing titleholders of Amber Hulse, Miss Christmas in the Hills 2018, and Payton Steffensen, Miss Christmas in the Hills Outstanding Teen 2018, were a vital part of choreographing the dance and fitness numbers and...

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New pastor begins at St. John’s Lutheran

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – New Pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church Sam Kost, age 28, said he is enjoying his time settling in to his new surroundings in the Southern Black Hills.

Growing up in and around the big city of St. Louis, Mo., the slower pace and decreased traffic has been a bit of an adjustment for him however, but being a fan of outdoor activities, its an adjustment he is looking forward to.

This is Kost’s first church in which he has served as Pastor, following...

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Students participate in Honors Band

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SPEARFISH – Several students from Edgemont High School and Middle School took part in the Northern Hills Honor Band in Spearfish on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

The 26th annual Honors Band event was hosted by Black Hills State University and featured students from throughout the area who were nominated by their teachers and chosen by BHSU faculty.

According to Edgemont Music Director Suzanne Hollenbeck, the students spent all day Tuesday rehearsing and then performed a concert that night. Dr...

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Metal detector helps secure entrance to courtroom

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS - Security has been stepped up at the Fall River County Courthouse. If you enter the courtroom, that is located on the second floor of the courthouse, be prepared to walk through a metal detector. A deputy will be present to man the machine. A basket will be present where you place your keys, phone and any other metal items that could set off the alarm.

“It’s just like the airport,” said Lyle Jensen, who is courthouse Maintenance Supervisor, “if the alarm sounds...

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County Commissioners to record their meetings

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – The Fall River County Commissioners approved purchasing audio and visual (AV) equipment from Haggerty’s in Rapid City for recording their commission meetings that are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the county’s courtroom. Initiated measure 18-01, an ordinance to record Fall River County commission meetings, received a favorable 76 percent of the votes in the November 6 General Election.

Maintenance Supervisor Lyle Jensen showed the...

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