75 years later: Blizzard of ‘49 remembered by Oelrichs residents

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PHOTO: Gene and Neil Linehan pose on Highway 18 near their home in Oglala after the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ plow opened the highway.

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By Katie Merdanian

OELRICHS - Those who lived through the January Blizzard of ‘49 remember it vividly to this day.  At the Oelrichs Historical Society meeting Thursday, January 25, local residents shared their stories and pictures.

Maynard “Brit” Britain was 17 years old and staying in Chadron, Neb., while attending...

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Local food franchise owners celebrating 20+ year anniversaries

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Photos by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

LEFT: Taco John’s owner Jacki Lockwood poses with her employee Chris Larson who has worked off-and-on for the franchise since 2004 and eventually moved up to his current General Manager position. RIGHT: Father and son Tony and Kyle Brixius pose in front of the Dairy Queen restaurant they remodeled and moved into back in 2013.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Two of Hot Springs’ most...

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Zonta fundraiser supports Final Salute Organization

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Zonta Club of the Southern Black Hills event guest speaker Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, Jennifer A. Rollins poses with Zonta Secretary Ebun Adelona.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Zonta Club of the Southern Black Hills held a fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Hot Springs American Legion for the Final Salute Organization that supports homeless women veterans by providing them safe and suitable...

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Justice Center, a hot topic at Commission meeting

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – In front of a standing-room-only audience, multiple speakers – many of whom are professionals in their fields – addressed the Fall River County Commission at their regular meeting last Thursday, Jan. 18, regarding the potential of a new Justice Center to be built in or around Hot Springs.

Judge Craig Pfeifle, Fall River County presiding judge, spoke first.

 “I sense our county is in a sense of disarray right now, we are all working for a jail solution, it...

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Entrepreneurs bring their experience and heritage to the area

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Photo by Charity Maness

While Springs Construction owners Johnny Keim and Paul Sannie hire transportation to their job sites, the more traditional horse and buggy transportation is honored at their homes. Pictured here, a horse and buggy sign alerts drivers on Hwy 71 to the possibility of seeing them along the roadway.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Business partners Johnny Keim and Paul Sannie, owners of Springs Construction, recently moved to the area...

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