Najacht juried into international art guild

Black Hills artist Norma Najacht of Custer has been juried into the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. “From what we can see from the images you submitted via email, your work is of very high quality with regard to craftmanship, composition and creativity,” the letter said. “Our membership committee was quite […]

Gray Hughes named editor of Prevailer

The Hill City Prevailer News has hired Gray Hughes to be the paper’s next editor. Hughes comes to the Prevailer News after spending time at the Hot Springs Star. Before that, he was a reporter for DelmarvaNow, a news company serving Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. “We are fortunate to have an award-winning journalist like Gray […]

Fire outside Hill City displaces family

At 3:19 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Hill City Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 11880 McVey Road, unincorporated Pennington County. The first arriving Hill City firefighters found a building with heavy smoke conditions in the attic of an occupied structure, according to a release. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to […]

Phones in school

Orion Thompson has a theory about phones in school. Based on observations from both staff and students that having phones in the classrooms and...

Mechaley, Kimball, Martinez are sheriff candidates

A Republican and two Independent candidates comprise the field for this year’s candidates for a four-year term as Custer County Sheriff. The current sheriff,...

Counties on hook for Keystone XL protest costs

A group of mostly rural South Dakota counties could be on the hook for millions of dollars in costs related to any protests that...

Three vie for District 30 Senate

Three candidates from three political parties are vying for a two-year term in the S.D. Senate in District 30 during the general election Nov....

Candidates gather in Hot Springs

An impressive slate of candidates, or their representatives, from all across the state of South Dakota took part in an election forum Oct. 10 at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs.  The event was organized by Concerned Citizens of Fall River County. Jerry Dunn moderated with Bob Newland assisting.  Candidates or their representatives participating […]

Four vie for District 30 House seat

Voters in District 30 have four choices—two incumbents and two challengers—for a two-year seat in the S.D. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6...

Les Animaux winners revealed

During the month of September Art Expressions Gallery in Custer hosted Les Animaux Charity Art Show. This is the second effort by the gallery to display local animal-themed art and raise money for charity. The show raised $1,900 for Battle Mountain Humane Society, a no-kill animal shelter located in Hot Springs. Art Expression’s call for […]

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