Freedom Flight balloon helps Vietnam Veteran commemorate anniversary of when he was wounded in action

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PHOTOS by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Glenn Denton Jr. and his wife Esther ready themselves for their first balloon ride aboard the POW/MIA “Freedom Flight IV” balloon piloted by Wynn Gustafson of Arden Hills, Minn.

Glenn Denton Jr. in Vietnam enjoying a short down time and a cigar during a USO show, and also Glenn Denton Jr. retired from the USMC in 1995 as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. (courtesy photos)

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Henrietta’s 100th packs the Senior Center, Aug. 25

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

Lisa Pawlowski, Frances Williams, and Mary Hollenbeck present Henrietta Ritzman’s birthday cake last Thursday at the Edgemont Senior Center

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Many regulars at the Edgemont Senior Center for coffee and lunch have been talking about it for weeks and the big day finally came! Henrietta Ritzman turned 100 last Thursday and about that many folks showed up between 5:00 and...

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Full Circle: Dan Deuter’s path brings him back to the Southern Black Hills

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Photo By Eric Harrold

Dan Deuter, considered by current Fiddler’s Green Photo Shoot organizer Jim Hatzell as the “founding father” of photo shoots is pictured at this year’s edition which was held on John and Janet Koller’s ranch on the Cheyenne River

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Prior to becoming an accomplished artist whose paintings now sell in places like Jackson Hole and Sante Fe for $40,000, Dan Deuter was if only temporarily ‘an old...

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SENTINELS OF THE BLACK HILLS: Local artist hopes project will be the ‘Magic Vase’ which inspires continued beautification of the Hot Springs area

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Local artist Matt Lanz of White Star Studio, left, poses in Chautauqua Park with his oldest son Jared of Rapid City. Lanz, who also has two other sons that grew up in the Hot Springs area, is currently raising support for a project entitled “Sentinels of the Black Hills,” with the hope of creating a series of sculptures of Native American chiefs to be showcased in Hot Springs.

Chief Conquering Bear will be featured in Matt Lanz’s first Sentinels of the Black...

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Fall River Stewards successfully complete first two phases of their invasive grass management project

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Volunteers with Fall River Stewards work together on Aug. 13 to remove by hand an invasive grass called Phragmites, located along Fall River just below the American Legion.

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HOT SPRINGS – As part of an effort to help the City of Hot Springs control the growth of vegetation along Fall River in the downtown area, the Fall River Stewards (FRS) held their PHASE I work day last month on July 13-14. According to...

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