Former Hot Springs men featured in new Discovery Channel docuseries

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. – Every Friday night, from now through July 24 at 7 p.m., television viewers who tune-in to the Discovery Channel will be treated to a new regular docuseries about the hunt for prehistoric fossils which will feature, among others, a pair of local faces as two of the program’s stars.

Mike Harris, 67, and his son Jake Harris, 42, both originally from Hot Springs, operate the Wyoming Dinosaur Ranch near Newcastle, Wyo., which in addition to a cattle...

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First Interstate Fall River Area Foundation awards record-high grant funds

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PHOTO: Members of the First Interstate Fall River Area Foundation Board of Directors hold up a check for $18,300 which they will divide up amongst six different local non-profits. Pictured from left is Heidi McBride, Dallas Wilkinson, Brett Nachtigall, Shirley Green and Barb Miller. Board members not pictured include Rita Fraune, Steve Wynia and Bill Schaefer.

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HOT SPRINGS – For one of the first times in its recent history, the First Interstate Fall River Area...

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Commissioners to ask for Gov. Noem's help to hold 4-H Achievement Days

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Fall River County 4-H member Calley Trump shows her Black Angus beef during the 2019 4-H Livestock Sale at the Fall River Count Fairgrounds last August. Due to current statewide restrictions, 4-H members are currently unable to participate in their annual county Achievement Days in August 2020.

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – The Fall River County Commissioners are planning to challenge the ruling from the South...

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New state championship signs installed

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Photos courtesy of Gerald Collogan

Brian and Stacey Weaver of B&S Construction work to take down one of the old signs (above) and then install one of the new signs (below). 

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – An effort that began last October came to fruition earlier this month, when new State Championship signs were installed at the three entrances into the city limits of Hot Springs.

The project was coordinated by Gerald Collogan, a HSHS...

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Book Barn reopening

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Rita Fraune and her dog Joey, along with Ardeth Glomski pose inside the very full Book Barn located next to the Hot Springs Public Library.

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HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Book Barn will officially re-open next Friday, June 19, but if you happen to drive by now and see cars there, you’re welcome to stop in and buy books, says Rita Fraune with the Friends of the Library. Hours are Fridays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m and...

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