Local law enforcement agencies receive Active Threat Response Training

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Fall River County Deputy Isnalawica Belt and Hot Springs School Resource Officer Thomas McMillan practice team response to active shooter on school grounds.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – On Thursday and Friday, July 28-29, multiple law enforcement agencies attended a training course in Hot Springs hosted by the Fall River County Sheriff Office on the Hot Springs school grounds covering response to an active...

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Garden Stone dedicated in memory of Jean Donnell

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Pictured (on top) from left are the participants in last week’s dedication, which includes Fall River Health Services board members and staff along with personnel from Pine Hills Retirement Community: Don DeVries, Julie Jones-Whitcher, Kristine ‘Ina’ Winter, Barb Miller, Garry Strauser, Jesse Naze, Nicky Gilbertson, Cindy Donnell (Jean Donnell’s niece), Sally Anne Rall, Vickie Nekuda and Ed...

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Another water main break occurs in downtown Hot Springs

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Photo courtesy of Barb Walter

Prior to North River Street being shutdown to traffice last Thursday night, motorists drive through water in front of the 309 General following another water main break in downtown Hot Springs.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – For the fourth time in the past 24 months, a major water main break occurred in downtown Hot Springs, this time due to soil corrosion of iron pipe installed in the 1980s. The latest event...

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Historical column returns with new author, expanded 30/60/90 focus

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Pictured is Ken Martin, the author of the new-look historical column entitled “THIS WEEK: 30/60/90 Years Ago." He is a retired 16-year resident of Hot Springs. See page A6 for the debut of the new feature which now also includes a historical photo from a past Hot Springs Star.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Longtime readers of the Hot Springs Star and Fall River County Herald-Star may have noticed during this past month of July that a staple of...

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Edgemont YMCA awarded 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant

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Courtesy photo of Kelsey Trotter

The Edgemont YMCA youth enjoyed a trip to DC Booth Fish Hatchery in Spearfish last summer.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Kelsey Trotter, Edgemont YMCA Director, recently announced that the program has been awarded $271,636.85 by the Department of Education through the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program is to establish or expand community learning centers that provide students with academic...

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