4-H participates in horse show

The 2016 Custer/Fall River County Horse Show was held at the Circle T Arena in Hermosa June 23. The Custer and Fall River counties 4-H youth exhibited their horsemanship skills by participating in the County 4-H Horse Show. The judge was CeCe Steen of Interior. 4-H members practice many hours, training their horses for the […]

Custer County Fair fundraiser Saturday

The Custer County Fair board will host its annual fundraising event this Saturday, Nov. 4, at Custer County Fairgrounds beef barn in Hermosa. The fair board is a non-profit organization that continues to build its organization to provide opportunities for the agricultural industry. The board has worked with many volunteer efforts, donations and support from […]

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 […]

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...

Cross country places high

By Jacy Glazier The Custer Cross Country team was hit with a virus last week that left a couple varsity runners out of commission and weakened others. Ben Wahlstrom and Mitchell Snyder sat out on the boys side and Tori Glazier was out on the girls side at the meet Friday, Sept. 22, at Hart […]

Fifth quarter kicks off

Last Thursday night marked the first fifth quarter of the season after an outstanding win for the Wildcats varsity volleyball team against Spearfish. Students who attend after games get to enjoy hot appetizers, soda, pool and other fun games with their friends downtown at the Begging Burro. “I love coming to fifth quarter because it’s […]

Parys, Zacher are character all stars

Two Custer High School seniors, Morgan Parys of Hermosa and Noah Zacher of Custer, have been named South Dakota 4-H Character All Stars for the 2016-17 School Year. Brad Keizer, local South Dakota State Univeristy Extension/4-H advisor for Custer County and Michelle Watland, Custer Elementary counselor mentor these students.  Zacher and Parys will visit each […]

CSD needs substitute teachers

Have some extra time on your hands? Want to give back to the youth in the community? Then substitute teaching may be the perfect fit for you. The Custer School District (CSD) is in great need of substitute teachers for all three schools. There are 69 substitute teachers on the district’s list, but it fluctuates […]

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,...

Custer School District welcomes new staff

The Custer School District stayed busy this summer by hiring 15 new staff members. Most of the hires were replacements, but there were a couple new positions added as well. Custer Elementary added two new teachers, Wendy Drew and Jaci Neiffer, and a new principal, Barb Paulson. Drew grew up in Flagstaff, Ariz., where she […]

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