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 […]

Forum aims to begin drug dialogue

Cherish Baker laughed at the title on the placard placed in front of her seat at last Friday evening’s Rise to the Call of Action Community Forum drug education and prevention event sponsored by a new local group, Recovery Intervention Support and Education (RISE). The placard read “Impacted Community Member.” “That’s a nice way of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Farm accident claims teen’s life

A Custer County youth was the victim of a tractor rollover on the family ranch east of Fairburn on New Year’s Eve.  Custer County Deputy...

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