Timeline of Hwy. 385 reconstruction project linked to fate of Wesch-Oak

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

The sandstone Historic Hot Springs Welcome sign located downtown along Hwy. 385 sits across North River Street from the currently condemned Wesch-Oak building, which was built in 1893. According to an engineer with the S.D. Department of Transportation, that building is a key part of the discussion regarding how soon the Hwy. 385 reconstruction project can get underway and how long it will last.

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Wind Cave elevators have been repaired, cave tours still unavailable; Park store remains open

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Photo by Marcus Heerdt/FRC Herald-Star

Park employees stress the fact that Wind Cave National Park is “two parks in one” and more than just a cave. It is home to more than 30 miles of hiking trails as well as a variety of wildlife.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS --- The elevators at Wind Cave National Park have been repaired; however, the park is still unable to offer cave tours to the public due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The elevators, which are used to...

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Volunteers gather to launch new ‘Can Man Can Do’ Scholarship

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Jacki Lockwood, left, and Dusty Pence, right, work to load several large bags full of aluminum cans into a rented U-Haul trailer last Wednesday morning. The cans were collected by the late Roger “Can Man” Klein and were sold to Ace Steel & Recycling and will now help fund a Trade School scholarship in Klein’s name.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The tragic loss of Hot Springs’ “Can Man” Roger Klein in a fatal pedestrian/vehicle...

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Tennis Courts to be renamed to honor Dr. Paul Wittenberg

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The late Dr. Paul Wittenberg poses for a photo a few years ago with two of his dogs while seated on an ATV.

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Daughter raising funds to purchase plaque

 

HOT SPRINGS – At its Nov. 16 regular meeting, the Hot Springs City Council voted unanimously to name the city’s municipal tennis courts in Butler Park after longtime Fall River County Veternarian Paul Wittenberg, DVM, who passed away on April 20, 2020.

The decision to rename the tennis courts in his...

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Hot Springs City Council hears two sides of marijuana issue

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Medical Marijuana was a topic brought forth by a pair of local residents during the ‘Communications from the Public’ portion of last week’s Hot Springs City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 16.

First, Terry Hinn, who is a five-year rural Hot Springs resident, spoke and indicated he had plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary in town, since the state had recently legalized it following the results of the recent General Election. Hinn already...

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