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, Penn., graduated from high school and traveled around for the next five years, working in pizza shops in Wisconsin and West Virginia. In West Virginia, a U.S. Army recruiter asked Saint […]

Pine beetles: not out of the woods

While the latest epidemic of Mountain Pine Beetle infestation peaked in 2012 in the Black Hills, the recent devastating wildfires in California are a reminder that forest management is essential to saving trees and preventing fire. That was the message coming out of a media event presented jointly last week by the National Forest Service […]

Slush causes rollover

A one-vehicle rollover four miles north of Custer resulted in a damaged 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, but no major injuries. Sixteen-year-old Darcy Geersen of Rapid City was driving on Highway 16 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 16, near Custer when she lost control of the vehicle at mile marker 33 and rolled into the […]

Memorial Day activities set

Custer County will host several Memorial Day activities  Monday, May 28. Planned events are as follows: On Friday, Custer American Legion Post 46 members will...

Royalty will reign over GDD

It’s Gold Discovery Days (GDD) time, which means it’s time for the newest queen to rule over the festivities this weekend. Queen Lizzie Anderson describes herself as a “worker bee,” has been dedicated to dance for the past 14 years and plans to make it her future. Like this year’s princesses, she is a 2018 […]

A fond farewell

Long-time Custer Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Dave Ressler is no longer at the helm of the organization. In a news release delivered to...

Hospital open house is Tuesday

Regional Health Custer Hospital and Clinic will host an open house Tuesday, June 19, from 4-6 p.m. for community members to check out the...

Church sets ‘Happy Birthday, Jesus’

Our Savior Lutheran Church in Hermosa invites the community to a night of supper, caroling and a Christmas program on Wednesday, Dec. 19.  The evening will begin with a spaghetti casserole supper at 5:15 p.m. followed by breaking into groups to go caroling around town at 6 p.m. Pastor Deb Grismer says the church hopes […]

City: Take the survey

If you live in the city of Custer, or even outside the city limits, but still call Custer home, city officials want your help...

Table Vandals Charged

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE  CUSTER COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE RE: POET’S TABLE The Custer County State’s Attorney’s Office received law enforcement reports today concerning the theft and...

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