City administration excited about progress of suspended sidewalk

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TOP: This drawing shows a street level view from near City Hall of Hot Springs’ planned suspended sidewalk. The project is planned to commence at the same time of the state’s Hwy. 385 reconstruction project in late 2021.

BOTTOM LEFT: This diagram shows an overhead look at the 1975 proposed enhancements to the River Street area of downtown Hot Springs, which included a possible cantilevered walk above Fall River.

BOTTOM RIGHT: This photo shows what Fall River looked like...

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Rep. Goodwin asked to get state funding for Shep’s Canyon Road

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – District 30 Rep. Tim Goodwin told the Fall River County Commission that he will ask the state to help fund improvements on Shep’s Canyon Road when the state legislature begins on January 12. He and Rep. Julie Frye-Mueller spoke with the commissioners on the phone during the commission’s special meeting held on Thursday, Dec. 10.

Shep’s Canyon Road is a 6 1/2-mile gravel road between Highway 71 and the west entrance to Angostura Recreation Area. The road provides...

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Local 4-H honors veterans, place wreaths at VA National Cemetery

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

Hanna Sletto, 14, a Sagebrush Wrangler 4-H member gently places a wreath at a fallen soldiers grave at the annual “Thank A Soldier, Lay a Wreath” event at the VA National Cemetery in Hot Springs.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – Sagebrush Wrangler 4-H youth, community members and American Legion volunteers laid more than 70 wreaths within the VA National Cemetery in Hot Springs on Saturday, December 12 through...

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Edgemont receives visit from First Gentleman

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First Gentleman Bryon Noem stops in to visit with Christina Heisler at The Floral Depot while in Edgemont as part of his “This is South Dakota” Initiative.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – This past Friday afternoon, Edgemont received a visit from First Gentleman Bryon Noem, the first in history to receive this designation when his wife, Governor Kristi Noem, was sworn in as the 33rd Governor of South Dakota.

Noem has made it his...

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Pioneer Museum to begin renovations to its top floor

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

The fourth floor of the Pioneer Museum is a blank canvas for the new renovations to highlight local art and artisans, past and present.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – The Pioneer Museum has begun its renovations of the top floor of the museum in hopes of a Springtime grand opening.

“This floor will be exclusively Fall River County,” said Carol Sides, Pioneer Museum Board member. 

The top floor of the...

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