Future downtown Hot Springs

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Image coutesy ISG Engineering/Architecture

This birds-eye view of the proposed suspension sidewalk in downtown Hot Springs shows how the walkway would be supported by a series of cables attached to overhanging steel flange beams. If approved, the suspension sidewalk would be part of the state’s Hwy. 385 reconstruction project that begins in 2021. It would be located along North River Street, starting at the Jennings Avenue bridge and extend north 400 yards, stopping short of Minnekahta Avenue...

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Doomsday prepping?

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This photo from the website terravivos.com shows one of the bunkers located in the Igloo area of southwestern Fall River County.

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Vivos xPoint claims increased interest, sales due to Coronavirus pandemic

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – The current coronavirus pandemic is quickly gaining a chokehold on American society. People are desperately trying to stock up on certain items including non-perishable foods, sanitizers and...

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North River Street fire victims considering their next steps

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – With all of the global chaos and concern caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it only takes a drive through downtown Hot Springs to be reminded of another recent alarming event that was on the minds of all Fall River County residents only a few weeks ago – the North River Street fire.

The exact cause and precise location of the start of the fire – which burned the night of Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 – was unable to be determined by fire investigators...

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Fall River County Courthouse to be closed to the public beginning March 30

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HOT SPRINGS -- In a press release sent out Firday afternoon and effective Monday, March 30, 2020, all Fall River County facilities will be closed to public visits.  This closure includes the Courthouse, Director of Equalization office, South Annex, Sheriff Office, Fall River County Jail, and Highway Department.  This closure will remain until lifted by the commissioners and will be reviewed at each commissioner meeting.  Information about closures will be posted to our website...

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Local girl wins National Right To Life essay contest

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Karina Novotny, 13, poses earlier this year with her mom Kristin, dad Jacob and youngest brother Grayson after winning the Miss Fall River Balloon Festival Outstanding Teen title. Her platform for the upcoming Miss South Dakota Outstanding Teen is pro-life adoption advocacy.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – When asked “Why are you pro-life?” as part of an essay contest sponsored by the National Right To Life organization, 13-year-old...

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