Late-bloomers to get a boost

Hermosa Saturday Night will celebrate Custer State Park

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 […]

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 […]

Off the table, into the minutes

BREAKING: STAR Academy sells, local backers involved

The former State Treatment and Rehabilitation Academy (STAR) has been sold, with a group of local buyers purchasing the property for the minimum bid of $2.34 million. Local real estate agent Jared Carson, also the former mayor, made the bid on behalf of those purchasing the property. Three registered bidders were present at the auction, […]

Five arrested in drug bust

A joint investigation by the Custer County Sheriff’s Department and the South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) led to the arrest of five Custer County residents on a variety of drug charges, with charges pending on an additional person in the case. On March 29, sheriff’s deputies and DCI agents executed a search warrant […]

Legion Lake Fire Photos

From chaos and tragedy, you can sometimes find beauty. These are photos taken in the midst of the Legion Lake Fire on Wednesday, Dec. 13.  All photos by Jacy Glazier.

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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