Custer County Chronicle

Jen Mechaley flips through a family photo album with some of the girls when they were still FLDS members. It’s an example of just one of the many activities the Mechaleys did with the girls.

09/22/2022 - 9:45am
This is the fourth and final story in a series about Marty and Jen Mechaley and their involvement in assisting several of Warren Jeffs’ daughters to leave the FLDS. If you attended a Custer High School football game in the fall of 2021, chances are...

Hill City Prevailer

Hilltoberfest 2022 — Couples enjoyed dancing and polka music at Hill City's first Hilltoberfest. The fundraiser  celebrated the end of the summer season and proceeds supported Hill City’s Ambulance Service. [PN Photo/LESLIE SILVERMAN]

09/22/2022 - 10:03am
    Back to back events to benefit the Hill City Ambulance Service took place this past Saturday.    The Lions Club bingo and the first annual Hilltoberfest both drew people from in town and outlying communities.    Cora Koss from...


11/11/2021 - 8:58am
Saturday, Oct. 23 11:22 a.m.: A stolen golf cart was reported at a west Custer campground. The theft report was later found to be a big misunderstanding and the cart was safely recovered. 11:38 p.m.: A deputy checked the Custer area for a badly-...


09/15/2022 - 11:38am
Keith Ray Blume was born in Parkston, S.D., April 9, 1945, to Fredrick and Susan Blume. He joined four brothers. He graduated high school from Armour, S.D., in 1964 and then went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Army from February 1966 until his...