Recently released archaeology report details finds at Cascade Springs

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Photo courtesy of the Helen Magee Collection

This photograph shows a well-dressed crowd at the grand opening of the Cascade Springs Sanitarium and Bath House sometime in the early 1890s.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS --- After nearly 25 years, the Archaeological Research Center of Rapid City (a program of the South Dakota State Historical Society) in conjunction with the South Dakota Department of Transportation released their official report detailing the...

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Local providers to become certified trainers for Alzheimer’s Care

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Submitted photo

Social interaction, as shown in this previous Valentine’s Day party at Seven Sister’s Living Center, is important for the prevention and progression of Alzheimer’s Disease. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-pandemic, elderly are now experiencing more social isolation which scientists feel will cause symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease to increase.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The month of September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and...

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A PROFILE of a VETERAN in the VETERANS TOWN: Lance Burgan

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By Charity Maness

Lance Burgan, now of Hot Springs, started his life in Minnesota, the middle child of three, yet by the age of five his new home became Arizona.

When Burgan began attending high school he found he enjoyed playing guard on the football team, a skill that would benefit him later in life.

After a few years in college Burgan decided there was something more he needed and more he could accomplish. So, in 1964 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.

“I was proud to join,”...

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VA Secretary rescinds 2017 decision to close Hot Springs facility

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Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald-Star

In a press conference held in Hot Springs on March 2, 2020, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie was joined by South Dakota’s full congressional delegation and governor where he announced his plans to take a new look at the previous decision to close the Hot Springs facility, while adding that “it will not close.”

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Back on March 2, 2020, local veterans and Hot Springs area...

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State Home activates solar panels

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

South Dakota Secretary of Veterans Affairs Greg Whitlock throws the ceremonial switch to activate the Hot Springs State Veterans Home’s new solar system. Also pictured from left are Regional State Engineer Steve Mezger, Physical Plant Manager Tom Inman, State Engineer Stacy Watter, Sec. Whitlock, GenPro VP of Energy Development Molly Brown and State Home Superintendent Brad Richardson.

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By Brett Nachtigall

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