Road closed, but open for business

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Photos by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Despite Jennings Avenue itself being torn up as part of the reconstruction project, the sidewalk is wide open and made secure by a safety barrier to allow pedestrians to easily visit all 11 businesses along the street.

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Jennings Avenue to remain closed to vehicles until mid/late June

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Anyone who has made a trip to downtown Hot Springs, or to the...

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Primary election races finalized

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HOT SPRINGS – Following last week’s deadline to submit petitions, there will be a primary election in Fall River County on June 7, but only in a handful of the local races.

For District 30, incumbent Republican State Senator Julie Frye-Mueller of Rapid City will be challenged by current Dist. 30 Republican State Representative Tim Goodwin of Pennington County. They were the only two to turn in petitions, with no Democrats running, thus will get the nod to fill the seat unless an Independent...

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Hot Springs VFD seeks termination of contract with Hot Springs Rural Fire Protection District

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The next meeting of the Hot Springs Rural Fire District will be Monday, April 18, at the Fall River County South Annex at 709 Jensen Hwy. in Hot Springs. There will be an executive session beginning at 6 pm followed by the regular meeting open to the public at 7 pm.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – According to Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department (HSVFD) Chief Dar Coy, the members of the HSVFD voted March 8 to terminate their contract with the Hot Springs Rural...

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Native Youth Council gives students a voice

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Photo by Marcus Heerdt/Fall River County Herald-Star

Students and staff members of the Hot Springs High School’s Native Youth Council pose for a picture on Thursday, March 24. (L-R) Kneeling: HSHS Indian Education Coordinator and Emotional Liaison Jeanie Dumire and Indian Education Parent Committee President Arri Zimiga. First row: Ciara Birds Head, Madison Red Owl, Brooke Harkless, Rhiannon Allen, Laurel Rush, Adriana Red Cloud. Back row: Carolann Brown Bull, Caleb...

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Low percentage of the state’s court debt is being collected

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Fall River County’s numbers better than others

 

By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – A recent inquiry initiated by the Fall River State’s Attorney’s Office requesting records from the Fall River Clerk of Courts has revealed that the South Dakota Obligation Recovery Center (ORC) – which began collecting fees, fines, and costs assessed by county courts across the state in 2016 – has been successful in recovering only about 11 percent of the debt assessed since its inception...

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