Eight Days in Custer County

Thursday, Aug. 22 Lions Club, 5:30 p.m., Pizza Works Civil Air Patrol, 6:30 p.m., Custer County Airport Friday,...

Studebaker show to return

Studebakers and Packards will be shown this year in a variety of styles during a free car and truck show in downtown...

Sheriff’s Log Aug. 10-14

Sunday, August 11 Last “Official” Day of the Sturgis Rally, 2019 The 911 Misdial of the Day: A person called, asking if they had reached “the 911 line for Montana.” The dispatcher got the person’s call sent to the right state, as the person seemed to have an actual emergency to report.  One motorcycle accident […]

Hermosa seeks support for Safe Routes to School grant

As a two-year journey toward improving the safety of walkers and bike riders in Hermosa comes to a crucial crossroads, community leaders are seeking letters of support from residents.  Hermosa Planning and Zoning committee president Joan Harris and a group of community leaders attended the Custer Board of Education meeting in Hermosa recently to ask […]

Recalling life at Four Mile

As his former family home at Four Mile west of town comes down piece by piece to be transferred —reportedly to land off Hazelrodt Cutoff — Roy Hendrickson can’t help but see its relocation as bittersweet. He’s sad the home will no longer sit where it has been located since it was constructed in 1905, […]

Eight Days in Custer County

Thursday, Aug. 15  Civil Air Patrol, 6:30 p.m., Custer County Airport Friday, Aug. 16 

Sheriff’s Log Aug. 3-10

 Saturday, Aug. 3 Rally Edition 12:35 a.m.: Deputies responded to a possible domestic assault on Ponderosa Street in Custer. After some investigation, the incident turned out to be a verbal argument.  7:19 a.m.: Deputies detained a person for a violation of the 24/7 Sobriety Program in Custer. The person was turned over to Pennington County […]

French Creek RV Campground hit hard

On Friday afternoon, as Diane Olson was making burgers for the Friday evening barbecue that has become a tradition at French Creek...

Noems get new ‘duck blind’

Jackson Scott stood on Sidney Park Road outside his grandfather Larry Noem’s home and watched as propane tanks floated by “spewing propane like whales spewing water.” Propane tanks weren’t the only things floating by —nor were they the only things that found a resting place in the Noems’ yard.  A large pile of weeds, which […]

Wrestling propane tanks at the brewery

Mt. Rushmore Brewery co-owner Johnathan Stahl was going about a normal afternoon when he received a phone call from a friend at Rocky Knolls Golf Course who had some advice. “He said, ‘You better get to the brewery and tell people to move their vehicles because you’re going to have a major mess there in […]

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