Stagecoach stop to move

It may have been over 140 years since the last stagecoach made its way through Custer, but soon visitors to the 1881 Courthouse Museum...

Hill City Quilt Show is Sept. 8-9

Hill City’s Main Street will blaze with color when some of more than 200 colorful original quilts will be displayed in front of Main Street merchants Sept. 8-9 for the Hill City Quilt Show & Sale.   While some of the quilts will line Main Street, the bulk of the quilts will be displayed in […]

Dr. Saini to practice here

Dr. Monaleze “Mona” Saini had a full schedule of clinic patients on Tuesday, Aug. 14, when she joined the staff of Custer Regional Hospital,...

Scenery versus safety

How do you make a one-of-a-kind scenic highway safer while maintaining the aesthetic quality of the road corridor? That was the question under consideration by a group of about 30 local residents, government officials and consultants who met at the Custer County Courthouse Annex on Monday evening. It was the first of two public open […]

Candidates differ on task force, release of emails

Task forces delving into open government issues have been appointed by various elected leaders the past 20 years, but that practice would stop if U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is elected governor. “My goal is not going to be to create new task forces,” said Noem, the Republican candidate for governor, who noted that there are […]

Rally gets mixed reviews

How successful were sales for businesses and vendors during Custer Cruisin’ this year? It depends on who you ask. Some businesses reported sales well up...

Wheatley takes the reins at Jewel Cave

Prior to becoming the new superintendent at Jewel Cave National Monument July 16, Michelle Wheatley said she had been to Jewel Cave before—as a...

The game is afoot at BHP

There was something in the air last Friday night as the Black Hills Playhouse opened the last play of the season with “The Game’s Afoot.”  It is dramatic to the point of absurdity, which makes it hilarious. There is not a lot of Sherlock Holmes in the play, but the play itself is like a […]

‘Little House’ star a key part of Keystone event

The Keystone Historical Museum staff lost track of the number of people in the museum on July 25 for the Ingalls Christmas in July event. Jeanie Kirkpatrick, director of the museum, estimates that there were around 200 people there in the morning.  “I think it was a huge success,” Kirkpatrick said. There were people who […]

Latvian is lovin’ it

At age 27, Davron Magametov is already a veteran world traveler, but he came back to work in Custer this summer because it feels...

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