Fifty-six percent of voters say uranium mining is nuisance

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – A total of 62.1 percent of registered Fall River County voters went to the polls last Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the General Election, which was just above the statewide voter turnout of 59.4 percent.

One of the most talked about ballot items in Fall River County leading up to the election was the Initiated Measure to determine if uranium mining should be considered a nuisance and thus in violation of county ordinance.

In that race, the “Yes” votes –...

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Local woman to be crowned Miss Rodeo South Dakota 2023

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BROOKINGS – Morgan Erickson of Hot Springs was awarded the title Miss Rodeo South Dakota (MRSD) during a pageant held in Brookings on Nov. 3-5.

Erickson, the 23-year-old daughter of Jon and Shelli Erickson of Atwater, Minn., currently works as a substitute teacher and basketball coach at the Hot Springs School District. She is also the owner of At Your Best Equine Massage Therapy.

At the pageant in Brookings earlier this month, contestants competed in open interviews, horsemanship, speech...

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Veteran Honored Internment Program provides a final tribute

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Joe Messinio of Oelrichs, retired USMC, stands by one of the completed coffins he built as part of the Veteran Honored Internment program at the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – The Veteran Honored Internment (VHI) program began more than 20 years ago with a vision to honor veterans by four committed people – Paul Redfield, Edwin Madigan, Peggy Buckwheat and...

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Midwest Mental Health open for business in Hot Springs, across the state

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The team at Midwest Mental Health includes Cynthia Hughes, licensed practical nurse, certified dementia practitioner, and certified Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care trainer; Paula Zuccaro, certified family nurse practitioner and adult mental health clinical nurse specialist; Tracy Romey, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and board certified by South Dakota’s Medical and Nursing Board for “care across the lifespan.”

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New combined church formed in Edgemont

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Members of Community Faith Board pose with new Pastor Martha Atkins. Board members include Jim Miller, President; Jane Ann Henderson, Secretary; Mark Brown, Treasurer; and board members Susan Ostenson, Kathi Nelsen and Stephanie Clark.

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EDGEMONT – Trinity Lutheran and the United Church of Edgemont recently formed a combined congregation called Community Faith and installed their first pastor, Martha Atkins, this past Sunday, Nov. 13 at their 10...

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