Girls will rock Custer

Come this June, girls in the Southern Black Hills will show just how hard they can rock with the second annual Girls Rock Camp.  Led...

Sixth graders make 1,500 cookies

Ms. Mattson’s and Mr. Frish’s sixth grade classes were again busy rolling out a record number of cookies this year for those in need. Mattson said she was happy to coordinate and carry on the torch to spearhead this program, along with Mrs. Webster. Each classroom took turns working on the cookie project. Frisch kept […]

Summer projects make schools shine

As parents and guardians drop off their kids for the start of the new school year, they can breathe easy knowing they’re in a safe environment. In fact, that’s something Joe Uhrich, head of buildings and grounds for the Custer School District, takes very seriously. “The buildings must be safe and clean for anybody that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Belt Loopalooza returns to Jewel Cave

Cub Scouts throughout the Black Hills are preparing to embark on a day-long adventure at Jewel Cave National Monument on Saturday, July 21. The...

Youth in Action hits Custer

The Custer County 4-H youth in action event was held on July 28 at Custer Lutheran Fellowship.  Youth in Action showcases member’s talents of public speaking, public demonstrations, illustrated talks, special foods and clothing review. Public speaking, illustrated talks and demonstrations are intended to give youth a venue for presentations to groups of people in […]

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...

Custer County Fair results announced

The following are the results from this year’s Custer County Fair and 4-H Achievement Days. RANCH SORT First Place Buckle Sponsors –  H & T Cattle, Mathis Appraisals. OPEN:  1st –  Mike Sigman / Michelle Brownell, 2nd – Mike Hansen / Lisa Hansen; 3rd – Lisa Hansen / Melissa Mosser.  RANCHER:  1st – Penny Dye […]

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