Local teen reads her winning Right To Life essay to legislators in Pierre

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Hot Springs High School sophomore Karina Novotny poses for a photo with Dale Bartscher, President of South Dakota Right to Life, inside the South Dakota State Capitol during an event known as the Hour of Reflection on Sunday, Jan. 29. 

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – In 2020, then-13-year-old Karina Novotny of Hot Springs won the junior division of the National Right To Life Essay Contest when she wrote about her...

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Local Christian youth gather at E-Free Church for a fun night

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Hot Springs youth participate in fun and games at the Southern Hills Evangelical Free Church youth game night.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Youth from every corner of Hot Springs descended on the Southern Hills Evangelical Free Church (SHEF) Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, for a county-wide Christian youth group celebration.

According to Malisa Niles, SHEF youth group organizer, approximately 70 youth, along with adult volunteers...

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Young thespians shine in Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Aladdin

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Local youth thespians perform on the Mueller Center stage during a scene from Aladdin, which was a production of the Missoula Children’s Theatre.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – More than 40 local youth participated in the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Aladdin Friday and Saturday evening at the Mueller Center in Hot Springs.

“I don’t think we could have asked for it to go any...

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Hot Springs Rural Fire District board unchanged after election

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Funding and contracts still a hot topic

By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Rural Fire District (HSRFD) held their January 2023 meeting at the Mueller Center on Thursday evening, Jan. 19, with an open forum style communication with members of the audience.

HSRFD board members Mark Siebenthal, Patty Nikkila, Gene Weisser, Doug Nikkila, Don Olstad, and Karen Meston were present.

After approving the agenda and the minutes from the Nov. 29, 2022, meeting, HSRFD Treasurer Karen...

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Fall River History Conference well attended

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Kenny Hargens stands next to his uncle Charles Hargens, Jr.’s artwork in the lobby of the Mueller Civic Center. Ken gave a presentation on Charles, who was born in Hot Springs and was a nationally-renowned painter and illustrator.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – The 18th annual Fall River County History Conference was held at the Mueller Civic Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, and was attended by a large crowd...

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Vigil for Life Walk held

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Community members gather Sunday for the annual Vigil for Life Walk in Hot Springs.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Members of the community...

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Fall River County to revisit dispatch contract with City of Hot Springs; deputize city’s police officers

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – At last Thursday’s bi-monthly meeting of the Fall River County Commission, recently sworn-in Sheriff Lyle Norton gave the commissioners an update which included a request by Oglala Lakota County to begin...

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