School District receives report card

The Custer School District tests students throughout the year to measure their academic progress and success. The students not only take the yearly Smarter Balanced...

No bidders, no sale

It was over before they knew it for the packed  audience in the commissioners’ room at the Custer County Courthouse last Wednesday, Oct. 18. The...

County’s final budget lower than 2017

It came over a week later than it was supposed to due in large part to the recent turnover in the auditor’s office, but...

Alleged child abduction attempt probed

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office and Hermosa town marshal are investigating a claim by a Hermosa School student that a man attempted to abduct...

Simianer sentenced to 25 years

Former City of Custer planning director Scott Simianer will spend at least the next 10 years in prison after being sentenced for admitting to...

Pick ups collide north of Custer

By Jacy Glazier On Sunday, Sept. 24, at 3:01 p.m. an accident was reported north of town on Hwy. 16 at mile marker 27. Upon arrival,...

Mike Carter honored by SDEMA

By Jason Ferguson Custer County director of emergency management Mike Carter has been named the South Dakota Emergency Management Association’s (SDEMA) 2017 Leona Blote-Pam Buck...

Jeffs admits guilt

After months of hiding, living out of a truck and subsisting off of what he could pawn, Lyle Jeffs —brother of Fundamentalist Church of...

It’s Buffalo Roundup time again

By Jason Ferguson It’s buffalo roundup time again in Custer State Park, and visitors from around the county and world will flock to the park...

Beaver, Rankin fires contained

Heavy rains that fell last Thursday evening put the finishing touches on two Custer County fires that had already been contained by firefighters. The largest...

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