Polar Plunge chills participants to the bone, Chili Cook-Off warms them up

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Photo by Eric Harrold/Fall River County Herald-Star

Dustin Curl gets airborne during the 2021 Polar Plunge to raise money for the Edgemont Volunteer Fire Department

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Anybody who knows Edgemont’s Dustin Aldrich is likely well aware that the guy has a crazy streak about him. Aldrich says it all started on a whim about 14 years ago when a couple of buddies up in Custer agreed with him that it ‘sounded like a...

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Water break along Hwy. 385 impacts some rural water customers

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

A piece of heavy equipment sits above a trench just north of Hot Springs along Hwy. 385 where a rural water main line ruptured last week. A 40-foot piece of 12-inch pipe (pictured on left) had to be replaced which forced some customers in the area to be without water for up to four days.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – About 50 customers of the Southern Black Hills Water System...

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Fraudulent scam artists target Fall River residents

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Image by Dennis Lane/Blend Images LLC from AARP website

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – The week of Feb. 28 through March 6, 2021, is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). According to the Federal Trade Commission, an independent United States government agency set up to protect consumers, NCPW “is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and make well-informed decisions about money.”

Fraudulent scams via phone, internet, and by other means...

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Medical Clinic in Haiti named after United Churches mission volunteer Annie Zwetzig

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LEFT: Annie Zwetzig of Hot Springs holds a black and white print of the portrait of herself that is now a mural on the Clinique Medicale Annie Zwetzig La Gonâve. (Photo by Charity Maness/FRC Herald-Star)

TOP RIGHT: The clinic with upgrades, paint and cement work provided by United Churches mission volunteers.  (Courtesy photo)

BOTTOM RIGHT: A young William with Annie Zwetzig, circa early 2000s. (Courtesy photo)

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‘Clinique Medicale Annie Zwetzig La...

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Good turnout at District 30 Legislative Crackerbarrel

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Photo by Marcus Heerdt/Fall River County Herald-Star

First-term District 30 Representative Trish Ladner of Hot Springs responds to a question from an audience member during a Legislative Crackerbarrel held Feb. 20 at the Mueller Civic Center. Also pictured in Dist. 30 Senator Julie Frye-Mueller and Rep. Tim Goodwin.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS --- About 75 people attended a District 30 Legislative Crackerbarrel this past Saturday afternoon, Feb. 20, in Hot...

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