VA Black Hills Health Care System Announces Third Public Comment Period Extension

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today an extension of the public comment period through May 5, 2016. The public comment period on the draft document began on October 28, 2015. VA BHHCS decided to extend the public comment period in response to stakeholder requests for additional time to review and write comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) regarding the reconfiguration of the Black Hills Health Care System.
“VA is committed to providing our Veterans with...

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City Council Holds Regular Meeting 2-25-16

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By Aaron Eberle
The Edgemont City Council met on Tuesday, February 16, at 7 p.m.
Deputy Josh Buckwheat gave the law enforcement report (see page 7). Buckwheat also stated that a new deputy has been hired and will star his field training soon. He will live in Edgemont.
Jerry Kellogg offered the city some old rock and concrete blocks. Jerry had purchased the old grocery store next to his Nuts and Bolts some time ago. It has been in the process of being tore down for a while.
Kellogg wanted to donate...

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School Board Holds Meeting

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By Aaron Eberle
On Monday, February 8, at 7 p.m., the school board held a regular meeting.
After general meeting openers, the board went into executive session at 7:05 p.m. The meeting resumed at 7:25 p.m.
Diane Stevens reported that she has received a petition for the school board. These are due by February 26 at 5 p.m.
Stevens also stated that the had received the school and public lands apportionment in the amount of $10,733.58. She also receive notification that the district has met the...

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Airports and Aircraft

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There are a lot of unique things about South Dakota – great skiing, hiking, camping, the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, great wineries and breweries – and the people. When we do things, we tend to take our time. Part of that is part and parcel to being a big, rural state. It takes a lot longer to get around, we get to know people, enjoy the scenery and our way of life.
But sometimes, of course, it makes sense to get things done quicker, and for that, airports and aircraft are a great resource to...

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Edgemont Area Historical Society Hosts Custer Couple

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Mike and Cindy Hilton were guest at the EAHS on Tuesday evening, January 26, at the Senior Center. The Senior Citizens served a wonderful meal to members and guests.
The membership meeting was held with Debbie Anderson being elected secretary and Judy Porter treasurer for a term of two years. Various project chairmen reported on progress of their committees during the meeting.
Mark Tubbs reported about the Cheyenne River Stage Station sign to be erected east of Edgemont. Tom Porter reported on...

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Fall River History Conference

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The Eleventh Annual Fall River History Conference is upcoming on Saturday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mueller Center, 801 S. 6th St., Hot Springs, SD.
This is the museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Morning snacks and a noon...

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