Family Service Night declared a success

The third annual Custer Elementary Family Service Night saw 250 people gather at Custer Elementary last week. The LEO Club and Lion’s Club served...

DI fundraisers this weekend

Destination Imagination (DI) will host a pair of fundraisers this weekend to help raise funds to send the Custer DI team to global finals...

Scout to earn Eagle badge with concert

When most Boy Scouts begin working to earn their Eagle Scout badge, they choose a service project like clearing brush at a public park,...

Senior: Just say ‘no’ to straws

Custer High School senior Logan Block encourages the people of Custer and surrounding communities to put down their straws this Sunday, April 22, for “NO Straw Day,” held in conjunction with Earth Day. The NO Straw Day is Block’s senior project, born out of an article his father, Brad, read a couple of months ago about a […]

Library launches ‘1k Books’ program

Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? The Custer County...

Custer County 4-H recognizes accomplishments

Each fall at the conclusion of the 4-H year the clubs gather for the annual Custer County 4-H recognition event to honor accomplishments of 4-H members, volunteers and community supporters. This year, the Kid’s Inc. 4-H Club in Hermosa hosted our banquet at the fairgrounds in Hermosa. Awards and honors went to the following: Cloverbud […]

Glazier is Rising Star of the West

Custer High School senior Tori Glazier will be featured as part of KEVN Black Hills FOX’s Rising Star of the West scholarship contest Thursday, Feb. 8, on The SIX (6 to 6:30 p.m.)  and on Black Hills FOX News at 9 p.m. Glazier qualified for the contest by submitting a short video of herself to […]

Lego league team earns state invitation

Custer’s first Lego League team, the Custer Cougar Corp., participated in the regional qualifier competition in Rapid City Dec. 2 for the Hydro-Dynamic’s challenge. The team earned a golden invitation to the state competition Jan. 27 in Sioux Falls by working together, tackling the year’s challenge,  and showing great potential as a rookie team. Eighteen […]

Bullying info given to staff, parents

The Custer School District had an all-day staff training last Friday over best practices for preventing, intervening in and responding to bullying behavior. Superintendent Mark Naugle said the reason for this training is the need to deal with a difficult issue that has been happening in schools for a long time. Dennis Lewis led the […]

Western 4-H FCS show results given

The 55th annual Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show was recently held in Rapid City. While this is called a show, it consists of various contests for youth and adults to participate in to develop life skills. Participants can come from any state and do not need to be in 4-H to enjoy the […]

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