Young Marine shares his early military experience with other Edgemont youth

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

Lance Corporal Nate Leonard of the United States Marine Corps made an appearance at the Edgemont Library on Thursday June 24th to share his early military experiences with youth members of the Edgemont YMCA

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Lance Corporal Nate Leonard, who grew up in Edgemont and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 17 last year, made an appearance at the Edgemont...

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Edgemont resident seeks to promote positivity with new ‘Yard-Of-The-Week’

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Pictured is Edgemont's most recent Yard of the Week winner, Joe and Echo Brosmire at 1210 3rd Avenue.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Edgemont resident Sue Michalek had an epiphany earlier this spring. She thought that it would be nice to highlight some well-cared for lawns and yardscapes in town. She says the motivation was partly due to all of the work her husband John has put into their yard and noticed that other community members were...

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NAMING WRITES: Athletic venues named for longtime Hot Springs High School coaches

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UPPER RIGHT: With his latest ‘Naming Writes series’ story, author Marcus Heerdt has now featured all four of the venues at Hot Springs High School which are named after prominent former Hot Springs students, administrators or coaches. In the far left of this aerial photo is the Case Auditorium, named for former Hot Springs Bison and U.S. Senator Francis Case. The center of the photo showcases Woodward Field named after Superintendent H.R. Woodward, which is surrounded by the Dave Scott Track...

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Local development becomes recognized ‘Firewise’ community

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Wildland Urban Interface Specialist Logan Brown speaks to a group of about 10 homeowners in the Country Club Estate housing development, located just two miles south of Hot Springs, during a recent Firewise informational meeting at the home of William and Anna Shulaw, held on June 10.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Anyone who has ever started a campfire knows that it’s difficult to...

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Commissioners scrutinize Solar Farm project coming to Fall River County

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Photo by Cathy Nelson/Fall River County Herald Star

Bailey Plummer, who is vice president of investments for Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, talks to the Fall River County Commissioners trying to assure them that the company will have finances to back the project and will maintain the site. Philip Watkins, who is development manager with Chabernot Energy of Colorado, looks on. Also speaking to the commissioners was Sioux Falls attorney John Taylor who said that the solar farm production...

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VETERAN TOWN PROFILE: Korean War Veteran John Leui, 89, says faith carried him through and saved lives

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – John Leui was born in December 1931, the oldest of five children born to a coal miner in Ohio.

“By the time I was seven years old we moved to South Dakota and began farming wheat. I ran the tractor at that age and...

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Down goes the Wesch-Oak

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Photo by Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald-Star

A demolition crew with RCS Construction of Rapid City works to take down the longtime condmened Wesch-Oak building on Wednesday, June 9, in downtown Hot Springs.

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