2022 Edgemont Fall Festival Car Show has 72 entries across categories

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

Edgemont resident Randy Millburn won first place in Motorcycles for his 1973 Harley-Davidson FX-Shovelhead.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Edgemont Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rich Artz was pleased with the overall success of the 2022 Edgemont Fall Festival Car Show as he reflected on Sunday about the event in its entirety. 

“It was a successful show this year just as it...

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Evan Walker Memorial Poker Run runs through town to raise funds for children with special needs

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

Calvary Baptist Pastor Matt Lim gives a prayer and bike blessing with Michael Pilson by his side at the Evan Walker Memorial Poker Run Sept. 17.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – The Evan Walker Memorial Poker Run ran through Fall River and Custer counties Saturday, Sept. 17 to raise funds for children with special needs within Fall River County.

“This run is in honor of my son,” explained Michael Pilson of...

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State Vets Home adds Honor Monument to Flag Pole Plaza

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald Star

The Honor Monument, which was dedicated in 1965 to those who gave their lives, is now located within the flag pole plaza at the State Veterans Home, now easier accessibility to residents. 

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – A monument dedicated in 1965 by the USWV Auxiliary of South Dakota to the State Veterans Home in Hot Springs received an honored new location, when it was moved last month from in front...

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Prairie dog control discussion causes commission controversy

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – Susan Henderson, who owns an 8,000-acre ranch near Edgemont, told the Fall River County commissioners, at their Sept. 22 meeting, that she wants to have peace with the county’s weed and pest board over the issue of controlling prairie dogs on her ranch. She said she pays a professional shooter to control the prairie dogs.

“I’ve been making a valiant effort to control them,” she said. Weed and Pest Supervisor Nina Steinmetz plans to use a fumigant at Henderson’s...

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Tentative agreement averts railroad strike, yet worker anxiety and skepticism remain

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

With Edgemont’s well-known covered bridge in the foreground, a Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) train sets on the tracks near the City Park. Local BNSF workers will still be on the job in the foreseeable future since negotiations between rail carriers and labor resulted in a tentative agreement last week that is being voted on by rank-and-file membership in the coming weeks.

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By Eric Harrold 

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