Goat program proving to be mutually beneficial

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

May Wichers walks her goats across Cold Brook Avenue on their way home after a morning of browsing the vegetation along Fall River, north of Evans Plunge. To get to-and-from their destinations each morning, Wichers utilizes the dry Cold Brook flood channel that winds through the neighborhood on the north end of Hot Springs.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – If you frequent the north side of...

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Battle Mountain Road to be closed through Oct. 23

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HOT SPRINGS – Battle Mountain Road, a popular access route for outdoor enthusiasts accessing the Battle Mountain Game Production Area near Hot Springs, will be closed due to reconstruction from Aug. 11 – Oct. 23, according the S.D. Game Fish and Parks. However, as of Monday, Aug. 17, work had not yet begun.

“We are contracting a project to reconstruct road ditches, adding gravel and road crowning,” said GF&P habitat manager, Tyrel Schmelz. “This is a two part project and we will be doing...

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Local man achieves million-view milestone on Google page

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Carl Muhm uses this photo taken in Spearfish Canyon as his profile on his Google Maps page, which showcases several positive photos and reviews of area restaurants and attractions.

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Carl Muhm started page to give positive boost to local businesses

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – While visiting a different town on vacation, have you ever taken your smartphone and Googled to find out “what’s the best place to eat near me?”

If so, what likely...

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Edgemont High alumnus donates materials for Chemistry Classes

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Rocky Bell (EHS Class of 1972) conducts a hazardous materials safety class in Nebraska several years ago.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Rocky Bell graduated from Edgemont High School in 1972, a year earlier than his high school sweetheart, Kathy Heppner, who he is happily married to still today. During his high school days, he had no particular interest in chemistry. He was your typical high school student with little focused...

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Dr. Wilson named new Chief Medical Officer at Fall River Health Services

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HOT SPRINGS — Fall River Health Services (FRHS) recently announced the promotion of Dr. Brian Wilson as the new Chief Medical Officer, (CMO). Dr. Wilson has worked at Fall River Health Service since October 2015 as a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, and prior to that worked as a Psychiatrist in Yankton, Aberdeen and Marshall, Minn.

Tricia Uhlir, CEO, said this new leadership position has been created to help with communication, process improvement, utilization, peer review, retention, and...

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Commission votes to continue screenings; learns GF&P not assisting with Shep's Canyon road costs

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Court house greeter Valerie Johnson takes a temperature reading of a patron prior to allowing him entry into the building. By a vote of 4-1, County Commissioners last week approved a plan to...

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