Tentative agreement averts railroad strike, yet worker anxiety and skepticism remain

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

With Edgemont’s well-known covered bridge in the foreground, a Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) train sets on the tracks near the City Park. Local BNSF workers will still be on the job in the foreseeable future since negotiations between rail carriers and labor resulted in a tentative agreement last week that is being voted on by rank-and-file membership in the coming weeks.

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By Eric Harrold 

Staff...

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First Interstate Bank employees volunteer at Edgemont Children’s Center

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald Star

From left to right: Hope Whitney, Bre Lackey, Connie Gerard, Mykelsi Still, Stasha Bean and Jessica VanEaton are pictured here at Edgemont Children’s Center last week where they put on a fresh coat of paint on the Center’s walls as part of First Interstate Bank’s Volunteer Day

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – In an effort to give back to the communities it serves, First Interstate Bank, a community...

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Cornerstone Bible Institute celebrates 30 years of operation

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Photo by Marcus Heerdt/Fall River County Herald-Star 

Cornerstone Bible Institute is celebrating 30 years of operation as the concept of the school was formulated in 1992. The school was founded by Joe and Michele Charles, Dick and Edith LeBar, Marsden and Marlys Peterson, Alvin and Holly Gwin, Dave and Kathy Trimble, Stan and Barb Aman, and Jon and Laurie LeBar.

BOTTOM CENTER: In the spring of 2021, David and Beth Brewer moved to Hot Springs to work at Cornerstone Bible...

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Concerns over School Dress Code prompt public meeting

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Hot Springs Secondary Principal Kain Klinkhammer speaks to a crowd of around 60 people during a public meeting held at the Bison Center last Wednesday to discuss the school’s enforcement of the current dress code policy, which some parents feel is distracting from learning.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs School District’s new Secondary Principal Kain Klinkhammer, along...

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Norton is new Police Chief, two other certified officers hired

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Hot Springs Police Officer Ross Norton was officially hired as the new Hot Springs Chief of Police, effective Sept. 7, following personnel actions by the Hot Springs City Council at their Tuesday, Sept. 6 meeting. Norton replaces previous Police Chief Jen Winscot who resigned earlier this summer following her family’s move to Nebraska.

Chief Norton was on hand at last week’s council meeting and also spoke to the council regarding two additional...

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