Stories in Time: 100 years of memories

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

Hot Springs Centenarians share their stories in Stories in Time series. Pictured left to right: Caroline Curl, 107, Mae Niedermyer, 105, Margaret Lewis, 102, and Margret “Maggie” May, 103.

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A four part series viewing life through the eyes of four of Hot Springs’ own centenarians living at Pine Hills

Part 1: Mae Niedermyer, 105

By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Pine Hills Retirement Community in Hot...

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One council seat, one school board position on June 8 ballot in Hot Springs

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Several candidates running unopposed for vacant seats

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Based on petitions turned in locally for Hot Springs City Council and Hot Springs School Board, there is going to be an election on June 8.

For Hot Springs City Council, there will only be one contested race, as Ward 1 incumbent Craig Romey will seek re-election against challenger Jeff Shannon. Romey has been a member of the Hot Springs City Council off-and-on over the past few years but earned...

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Garcia creates smooth sounds at the World Fossil Finder Museum concert

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – While often people can enjoy music under the stars, in Hot Springs, the community can enjoy music surrounded by a museum of prehistoric creatures and history at the World Fossil Finder Museum.

On March 27 just such an event occurred, when co-owner Frank Garcia delighted a crowd of concert enthusiasts to his vocal stylings including songs from such artists as Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Freddie Fender, Ray Charles, Neil Diamond and...

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Edgemont teen finds instant success in his first competition

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Submitted photo

Chandler Romey, a senior at Edgemont School, finished with the high score for the guitar in the 2021 605 Fine Arts Festival that was held on March 12th in Sioux Falls. Romey traveled to the event as part of a team composed primarily of members from the Bethel Church campus in Rapid City.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Sometimes you’re just a natural, even if your signature moment almost didn’t happen. That’s the storyline when...

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Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce presents its annual awards

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

During the Hot Springs Rotary meeting last Thursday, March 25, at the Upper Crust Cafe, local Rotarian Pat DeSmet, far left, was presented a plaque for being named the 2021 Hot Springs Citizen of the Year by the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. Presenting him with the award is Rotary President Mike McNeil, who is also a member of the Hot Springs Chamber Board of Directors. Also pictured is Chamber Executive Director Olivia Mears, Board...

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