Local family dealership happy with move to Edgemont

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By Michael Egan

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - “We’re number one,” joked Nik Bennett, about their vehicle and trailer dealership – Bennett’s Auto Solutions – just outside of Edgemont on Highway 18, across from the fairgrounds. Of course they are the only one currently in town, but as Savanna Simmons, an ag writer from the area who travels the back roads put it, “It’s nice to have a truck dealership in a community of this size.”

The dealership is family owned and operated by Shane Bennett (with...

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Edgemont Ministerial Food Pantry proudly serves its community

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By Michael Egan

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT -- The Edgemont Food Pantry has been around for 20 years helping needy families and others in Edgemont, and has always been run by the local Ministerial Association with provision coming from community donations.

People in need of food provision should come by the Edgemont Food Pantry located next to the United Church at 410 4th Street in Edgemont on Monday between 1 – 2 p.m. and on Thursday between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Greg Lacey – inspired by Matthew...

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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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