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Action heats up at the Black Hills Roundup

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -Rodeo fans are in luck this weekend as the 103rd edition of the Black Hills Roundup is off and running in Belle Fourche. Steer Roping took center stage Friday morning. The P-R-C-A action rolls on through the 4th in Belle Fourche.
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Dorothy Ann Berry, 99

Dorothy Ann Berry, 99, of Spearfish, SD passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at West Hills Healthcare in Rapid City, SD. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Lead, SD. A private family inurnment will take place in Oakridge Cemetery near Deadwood, SD.
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Crowds gather to honor local Marine killed in Osprey crash

ST. ONGE, S.D. — On June 8, 2022, an MV-22 Osprey based at Camp Pendleton in California crashed into the desert, killing all five Marines on board. All five were based at Camp Pendleton and assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor (VMM) Squadron 364. One of those Marines was 21-year-old...
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Kids Point Central opens in downtown Spearfish

SPEEARFISH — Following the expansion of the North Point Christian Church’s daycare program, Kids Point, into the Spearfish Rec Center in 2020, the childcare program has expanded yet again into a central location in downtown Spearfish. “The rec center is Kids Point South, North Point (church) is Kids...
SPEARFISH, SD
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James ‘Jim’ Howard Meade, 71

James Howard Meade, “Jim”, age 71 years old, passed away peacefully on the evening of Tuesday, June 28, 2022 with his family by his side. Jim was born to Howard and Marie Meade March 24, 1951 in Mitchell, South Dakota. He grew up in Plankinton, where he graduated from high school in 1969. Working between the grain elevator and going to college at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, Jim fell in love with the Hills. He started working for Georgia Pacific in 1977 where he met his wife, Lolli Annis. They married in May of 1980 and to this union were born two daughters, Katie & Jackie. Jim and Lolli made Spearfish their home where he started work at Hills Products selling lumber and making lifelong friendships.
SPEARFISH, SD
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Whitewood man plea agreement on animal cruelty charges

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -Thomas L. Mraz’s property was found littered with neglected dogs back in October of 20-20...changed his plea Thursday in Fourth Circuit Court in Deadwood. In a plea agreement with Lawrence County, Mraz pleaded guilty to 12 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty ... neglect ... mistreatment,...
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Lead man pleads not guilty to burglary, escape by prisoner

DEADWOOD — A local man facing multiple charges in two separate cases pleaded not guilty to charges against him June 16 before 4th Circuit Court Judge Michelle Comer at the Lawrence County Courthouse. Zachary Jon Carter, 35, of Lead was indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury June 8...
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BHSU softball hitting and pitching camps to be held in July

SPEARFISH — Black Hills State University’s women’s softball program will be holding a pair of July camps featuring pitching and hitting sessions. Camps will open with day one on Tuesday, July 12, for girls ages 9-13, followed by day two on July 13 for girls ages 14-18.
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Justin Walker named new BF football and wrestling coach

BELLE FOURCHE — Justin Walker is the new head football and wrestling coach at Belle Fourche High School. He replaces Scott Slotten (football) and Bill Abell (wrestling) who both resigned earlier this spring. “I took a year (of schooling) at Black Hills State University, before I transferred back to...
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Where’s the BOOM?

NORTHERN HILLS — Public fireworks displays are planned throughout the area this coming week to celebrate Independence Day weekend. Experience the amazing echoes and booms of fireworks over the Open Cut at Lead. The public display is scheduled for dusk on Monday, July 4. You can get a great view from Manuel Brother’s Park and the parking lot of the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, as well as all of Mill Street and the hill side next to Subway restaurant. If you can see the Open Cut you’ll be able to see the fireworks.
LEAD, SD
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Sasquatch opens six-game homestand starting tonight

SPEARFISH — The Spearfish Sasquatch kicks off a six-game Independence League baseball. homestand tonight with the Gem City Bison, at 6:35 p.m., at Black Hills Energy Stadium, in Spearfish. Spearfish opened the second half of the season Wednesday by defeating the Fremont Moo 9-1. Spearfish (12-18) has won seven of its last nine games.
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Sprucing up Lead

LEAD — Dakota Gold Corp. recently invited more than 20 volunteers from the Lead Beautification Committee to a luncheon to thank them for their efforts in planting flowers throughout town. Earlier this month the volunteers planted about 140 flats of flowers in 22 different locations, including at city parks,...
LEAD, SD
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Northern Hills filled with Independence Day activities this weekend

NORTHERN HILLS — Free entertainment will abound for all ages this weekend as Northern Hills communities gear up for their annual Independence Day celebrations. Throughout the weekend Belle Fourche will hold its annual Black Hills Roundup rodeo, with PRCA events at the rodeo grounds officially kicking off at 7 p.m. July 1. Throughout town there will also be activities worthy of attention, with the annual carnival that will be set up from June 30-July 4. Free concerts from the Belle Fourche Cowboy Band will be held in Hermann Park July 1 from 5-6 p.m., and on the library lawn July 2-3 at 8 p.m.
BELLE FOURCHE, SD
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605 Spotlight | Spearfish Public House

“We felt there was a need for a more cocktail- and whiskey-oriented bar in Spearfish—a non-sports, non-themed bar that was a nice, comfortable place to come hang out and have a good cocktail or a glass of whiskey,” said Spearfish Public House owner and operator Josh Fritz. Fritz...
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605 Stops By | Spearfish Canyon Lodge

Spearfish Canyon Lodge offers the perfect nature getaway for individuals, couples, and families right in the heart of the Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway. “We are an adventure resort with nature right at our front door and a place where you can come see a little bit of everything,” said assistant general manager Melissa Quenzer. “You really could come here and spend quite a few days and not have to leave if you don’t want to. We have an onsite restaurant, fuel, a 24-hour gift shop, and we have rentals.”
SPEARFISH, SD
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Spearfish students attend SkillsUSA National Conference

SPEARFISH — Four Spearfish high school students and SHS SkillsUSA adviser Kristi McCoy traveled across the country to Atlanta, Ga., this past week to attend the 2022 SkillsUSA national conference. The conference was a five-day event and included a variety of activities for the students, starting with opening ceremonies...
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