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Wyoming man pleads not guilty to marijuana distribution charges

DEADWOOD — A Wyoming man who was stopped by law enforcement for traffic violations and allegedly found with a significant amount of marijuana in his vehicle, pleaded not guilty to the charges against him June 16 before 4th Circuit Court Judge Michelle Comer at the Lawrence County Courthouse. Joshua...
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Deadwood proposes update to tourist conveyance ordinance governing Mt. Moriah tour buses

DEADWOOD — The Deadwood City Commission Monday heard first reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 5.40 Tourist Conveyances, which governs bus tours to Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Deadwood Historic Preservation Officer Kevin Kuchenbecker said city officials are proposing the addition of a line in the ordinance, granting the city commission authority to establish the routes tour bus companies must take to and from Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
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L-D school officials propose tax break for local taxpayers

LEAD — With valuations up in the Lead-Deadwood School District, and personnel expenses reduced through attrition, an opt-out is off the table for now and school district officials are considering giving local homeowners a tax break in FY 2022-2023, as reflected in a levy discussion held June 20 at the Board of Education meeting.
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Courtney Pool named Sturgis Brown girls’ basketball coach

STURGIS — Courtney Pool will take over as the Sturgis Brown High School varsity girls’ basketball coach for the 2022-2023 season. She replaces Jordan Proefrock, who resigned earlier this year. Pool grew up in Newell and played basketball with her sister, Teryn, and then played at the University...
STURGIS, SD
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Burleson, Palmer can’t go into any Deadwood casinos

DEADWOOD, S.D. (KELO) — The panel that regulates Deadwood gaming in South Dakota has refused to remove the name of a Rapid City poker player from a list of people who are no longer allowed to be in any of the licensed gaming establishments in Deadwood. Rick Burleson wanted...
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Booth hatchery welcomes new hall of famer Dale Bast

SPEARFISH — With more than 40 years working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Dale Bast was inducted into the American Fishery Society Fish Culture Section Hall of Fame during the annual meeting of the Association of Retired U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Employees in Deadwood, Thursday.
SPEARFISH, SD
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Trustees gather to celebrate land donation

SPEARFISH — Trustees from across the state gathered at the Meier Della Vecchia’s Oak Hill Ranch Thursday, to celebrate the dedication of nearly 1,000 acres of private land that will forever be left undeveloped, nestled in the heart of Spearfish. In the 1930s Joseph Meier brought the Passion...
SPEARFISH, SD
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Deadwood Recreation Center to host JUST TRI IT triathlon July 9

DEADWOOD — For those who have ever dreamed of competing a triathlon, but don’t quire consider themselves Iron Man material, the Deadwood Recreation Center’s JUST JUST TRI IT might just be the ticket. “Jim (Phillips) out here has done triathlons all over and he’s, like, the triathlon...
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Fjelland to attend Naval Academy

SPEARFISH — Rep. Dusty Johnson announced Wednesday that he appointed eight South Dakota residents to U.S. Service Academies. He nominated them in December 2021 and they recently accepted their appointments. Included among the eight is Halle Fjelland, of Spearfish. Fjelland said she is, “looking forward to the challenge of...
SPEARFISH, SD
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Sky Ridge homes await first families

SPEARFISH — In less than a week, the keys of the first home completed in the Sky Ridge housing development will be in the hands of the homeowner. Two weeks later, two more homes are expected be transferred to families that will call it home. Kyle Treloar, vice president...
SPEARFISH, SD
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Spearfish aims to fix the aging housing crisis

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) -Dream Design International along with the City of Spearfish partnered up to build an affordable workforce housing development called Sky Ridge, located south of Colorado Boulevard and west of the U.S. Highway. Dream Design’s goal is to make sure that each family can sustain their living...
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City of Spearfish receives tree-mendous honor

SPEARFISH, S.D. –The city of Spearfish received a tree-mendous honor recently for their urban forest. Spearfish has been recognized as a member of Tree City USA for several years. They currently hold the state record for most consecutive years receiving the Growth Award from 1991 through 1995. The Parks...
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Sturgis Red baseball team wins tournament

BRANDON VALLEY — The Sturgis Red U-12 baseball team won the Brandon Valley Baseball Association Sunshine Foods Silver Slugger Tournament, June 17-19, in Brandon Valley. The Red’s beat Brandon Valley in the tournament opener, 14-3 and went on later in the day to beat the Sioux City Futures, 11-0.
STURGIS, SD
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Sasquatch claim first series sweep of the season against Gem City

SPEARFISH, S.D. – The Spearfish Sasquatch dug out the brooms on Thursday when the team completed its first series sweep of the season. The Sasquatch rallied to beat the Gem City Bison, 4-2 at Black Hills Energy Stadium in Spearfish. The Bison got on the scoreboard first as Randy...
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