While you were away…

At least 10 unoccupied homes have been burglarized in rural areas of the county in recent weeks and there are probably more to be...

Evans guilty

A Pringle man faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison after being found guilty of kidnapping, rape, aggravated assault, stalking and violating a protection order by a Custer County jury after six hours of deliberation last Friday evening. Harry David Evans, 61, will be sentenced in Seventh Judicial Circuit Court […]

Hearing set for VRBOs

Those interested in which Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO) will be allowed to remain in operation within city limits may want to circle April 23 on their calendar. That is the day, albeit tentative, according to city planning director Tim Hartmann, the city planning commission will hold a “bulk hearing” regarding all of the existing […]

Council approves contract for Harbach Park design

The next step in the renovation of Harbach Park was taken at Monday evening’s meeting of the Custer City Council, as the council approved entering into a contract with KLJ Engineering for professional services for architectural, landscape architectural, engineering or land surveying services for the first phase of the park’s renovation. The agreement began after […]

Empower Custer develops plans for future

About 90 people ranging in age from high school students to senior citizens crowded into the Pine Room at the Custer County Annex on Tuesday, Jan. 29, to celebrate recent accomplishments and to strategize initiatives for Custer’s future. The “Empower Custer” community gathering was the culmination of a two-year process which identified four areas of […]

Rec & Wellness Team reports on its progress

There is plenty of health and vigor in Custer, at least when it comes to the team  of people working to promote wellness and recreation as part of the Custer Community Reassessment process. The Recreation and Wellness Initiative Team met on Monday, Jan. 28, one day ahead of the Empower Custer community gathering, to discuss […]

Big changes coming to Gold Discovery Days

When Gold Discovery Days rolls around the third weekend of July, there are going to be some noticeable changes to the way the event...

Drone program ready for takeoff

Custer County Search and Rescue (SAR) may soon have a new and powerful tool in its kit. The agency hopes to soon purchase a commercial drone to be used for such diverse operations as finding lost hikers, spotting active shooters and even dropping emergency supplies.  The concept is the brainchild of SAR director Rick March […]

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