A hard pill to swallow

This is part one in a series of articles this newspaper hopes will highlight problems with our approach to drug addiction, penalties, laws and...

Help others have a merry Christmas

The Custer Ministerial Alliance will once again sponsor the annual Custer Community Christmas Project to bring the community together to experience the spirit of...

Hermosa fire claims a life

At 10:22 a.m. Dec. 6 Battle Creek Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 212 Vilas St in Hermosa. Upon...

Back on the auction block

The former State Treatment and Rehabilitation (STAR) Academy will hit the auction block for the second time Thursday, Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at...

Christmas events start

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and activities to celebrate the season will take place this weekend in Custer. The 28th annual Custer...

Residents share reasons to be thankful

As the calendar creeps toward Christmas and the new year, families and friends across Custer County will sit down at a table Thursday to...

Local vets honored

Custer County veterans were honored for their service last Thursday afternoon at the Armory, as the 23rd annual Veterans Day program featured songs, readings...

PTSD: The silent killer

Staff Sgt. Erin Dries vividly remembers a dark time in her military career after two soldiers in her unit who had returned from a...

Saint served three tours in Iraq

Prior to 2000, Steve Saint of Custer didn’t have a lot of direction in his life. Saint, who was born and raised in Pittsburgh,...

Veterans Day events planned

Veterans Day is approaching, and with it comes a variety of events around Custer County to honor those who served their country through military...

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