Voters to select two of three Hot Springs School Board candidates

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HOT SPRINGS – The only item on the June 4 ballot for Hot Springs area voters next month will be a three-way race for one of two three-year terms on the Hot Springs School Board, featuring incumbent Dustin Kleinsasser and challengers Zachariah Bell and Robert Preuss.

Two additional school board members will also be sworn in at the July school board meeting, including Petra Wilson and Ryan Walz, who went unopposed for their one-year and two-year terms that became available as well.

All five...

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Data Mining in Fall River County

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Graphic courtesy Fall River County GIS

The proposed census block group changes for Fall River County in preparation for the 2020 US Census. The map is courtesy of the Fall River County GIS Office and proposes a more accurate representation of county demographic data for future use by local government officials.

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How a GIS Census proposal affects local communities

By Eric Boyd

HOT SPRINGS – Fall River County’s Geographic Information System (GIS) Coordinator...

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Flags for Fallen Vets

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

Gayle Tonsager, and her husband Ken, stand proudly amongst the near 1,400 gravesites at the Hot Springs National Cemetery. Volunteers are invited to participate in placing flags at the cemetery on Saturday, May 25, at 9 a.m. Participants should also bring a 12-inch ruler and a Phillips head screwdriver to help with the correct placement of the flags. Equally as important for the May 25 event, volunteers are also needed for the removal of the...

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SHRec unveils its dream of a rec center expansion onto Mueller

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Graphic courtesy of Grayon May/WDTI

The above CAD graphic shows the proposed Mueller Center expansion with the new rooftops shown in black and the sidewalls in gold. The existing Mueller Center struture is shown in gray on the left of the graphic. The two main new structures include an additional gymnasium (left) and a swimming pool (right). For reference, Fall River is also visible in the back.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Nine years ago, a...

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Residents gather together to take action towards a healthier Hot Springs

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Photo by Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald

Wellmark’s Healthy Hometown program facilitator’s, Angie Brown and Mary Lawyer, conduct a critical thinking exercise with attendees at their public event, Tuesday, May 7th, 2019, at the Mueller Center. A “Vision for Hot Springs” will be created over the following months to help local advocates take action for a healthier Hot Springs.

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By Eric Boyd

HOT SPRINGS — County residents met at the Mueller Center last...

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The Volunteers at Angostura

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Michael Egan/Fall River County Herald

Angostura State Park Recreation Area has up to 20 volunteers at the height of the season. Pictured here are the present staff, from left: Mike Gillen (wife Karla not present), Jason Cash, Joseph McGinnis...

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