Minnekahta Bridge likely to also need replaced in next four years

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

The Minnekahta Avenue Bridge near Kidney Springs was built in 1934, and is thus 86 years old. An engineer with Brosz Engineering told the Hot Springs City Council that the usual life expectancy of a bridge is around 75 years.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – By now, most all area residents are well aware of the Jennings Avenue bridge replacement project going on currently in downtown Hot...

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Knowledge Bowl students finding competitive success in classroom

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Hot Springs Middle School Knowledge Bowl Team includes, from left: Johnathon Close (seated), Bryson Venables, Luke Pineda, Donovan Shiply, Zetta Kuhl and advisor Sarah Jamieson. The team is currently in second place of their nine-team division after placing first and second in the last two week’s competitions.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For students who are motivated by the drive of...

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Fences cut, dead cattle found shut inside an Igloo bunker

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Courtesy photo

This picture, taken on Sept. 23, 2020, at the Henderson Ranch in southwestern Fall River County, shows a five-wire fence that was cut at the post by someone.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – In last week’s, and again in this week’s, edition of the Fall River County Herald-Star, an ad is being published wanting information on dead cattle found locked in a bunker at the former Black Hills Army Depot also known as “Igloo”. The ad (see below on...

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American Legion Auxiliary Craft bazaar an event for charity

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

Shoppers and vendors alike practiced social distancing while shopping at the American Legion Auxiliary craft bazaar held Saturday at the American Legion Post 71 hall.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Booths filled with an almost unimaginable selection of handcrafted and homemade items lined the walls and filled the American Legion hall at the first annual craft bazaar to raise funds for community charities and...

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NAMING WRITES: Mueller Civic Center named for John Mueller, Sr., and his family

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Editor’s Note: This story about the Mueller family and the Mueller Civic Center is the next in an ongoing series of stories by the Fall River County Herald-Star to highlight the history of the people behind the names of many of our county’s buildings, landmarks and attractions.

By Marcus J. Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – In November 1985, the city of Hot Springs was in need of a new community center. Mayor Carl Oberlitner appointed a committee to “evaluate the feasibility of constructing a community...

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