INVESTING IN SANDSTONE: New owners bringing new life to old buildings

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Six downtown sandstone buildings showing promise of being vital parts of Hot Springs’ future

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Over the past 17 months, the landscape of the historic district of downtown Hot Springs on North River Street has seen a considerable amount of change.

On Monday night, Feb. 17, 2020, a fire destroyed much of the 300 block of North River Street. Lost in the fire were a total of five businesses, including The Vault, China Buffet, Heartsong Quilts...

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Fireworks were hot topic at city council meeting

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – During Communications from the Public at its Tuesday, July 6 meeting, the Hot Springs City Council heard from city resident Patricia Hinton who took issue with the city’s fireworks ordinance, which this year allowed them to be fired from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 27 through July 11.

Hinton said she has multiple medical conditions which were aggravated by the loud noises of the fireworks and have caused her cumulative severe symptoms, which also forced...

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‘Hilarious’ melodrama highlights 20th season of Edgemont Theatre

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Jerusha Jones (Aunt Dee Caff) and Teal Koller (Mayor Honey Coffey) in a scene from the play “The Pony Expresso...or The Villain Came to a Grinding Halt”.

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EDGEMONT – The Edgemont Theatre celebrates their 20th season of performances with The Pony Expresso…….or the Villian Came to a Grinding Halt by Rachel Davidson. Dates for performances are: July 22, 23 , 24 and 30 starting at 8 p.m. each evening. Dinner will be served on Friday and Saturday...

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Scooter Cannonball riders stopping in Hot Springs on 4,500-mile trek

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Around 90 participants – riding nothing larger than a single-cylinder 280cc scooter – will be stopping overnight in Hot Springs this Saturday, July 17, as part of the 10-day, 4,500-mile Scooter Cannonball across the United States. To follow along on their progress, check out the website www.ScooterCannoballRun.com.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – With the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally now only about three weeks away, our area’s roadways will soon be filled...

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Area experiencing strong summer tourism numbers

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Photo courtesy Wind Cave National Park

Scenes such as this one are commonplace every morning in front of the Wind Cave National Park Visitor’s Center as patrons line up early to schedule a cave tour, which often sell out.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – The state of South Dakota, Fall River County, and the city of Hot Springs continue to see high summer tourism numbers.

According to the South Dakota Department of Tourism, hotel occupancy, park...

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