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Local nurse honored as people’s choice for excellence

Allison Farella just always knew she wanted to be a nurse. With a desire to help people and a natural caring personality, it only seemed natural. Now, after being a nurse for over a decade, she was recently honored for excellence in her field. Farella is a registered nurse, and...
NEWCASTLE, WY
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Injured hikers keep SAR hopping

With summer here and large numbers of visitors pouring in from all over the country, Custer County Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers have been predictably busy over the past few days. Accidents on the much-traveled hiking trails around Sylvan Lake and Black Elk Peak have been the source of several of the calls for assistance.
CUSTER COUNTY, SD
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Hamlet celebrates eight decades with party

Not many can say they have lived through eight decades, but Ernie Hamlet reached that milestone on May 11, still in “spectacular health,” according to his youngest daughter, Polly Liggett. To celebrate, Hamlet’s three children threw him a birthday party with his friends and families at the Newcastle...
NEWCASTLE, WY
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Wildfire south of Custer draws airpower and other resources

CUSTER, S.D. – Reported at 11:25 AM Wednesday morning, the Elephant fire is estimated to be at 3 acres, approximately 7 miles south of Custer. Local, state and federal resources are being used to attack the fire, including a type 3 helicopter, air attack plane, 2 single engine air tankers and one hotshot crew. As more information becomes available, we will update this page.
CUSTER, SD
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Crews respond to 2 small fires near Custer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Temperatures are heating up across much of KELOLAND. Highs are expected to climb into the upper 90s and even the 100s. That has officials in western South Dakota warning people about the high fire danger and red flag warnings. The Interior Fire Department turned...
CUSTER, SD
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Large hail causes extensive property damage in Hot Springs area

The home of Brad Appleby, who lives at the corner of Detroit and 16th Street, was one of hundreds of homes in and around Hot Springs which saw significant damage following a storm carrying large hail hit around 9 p.m. on Monday, June 13. Appleby said their garage protected their truck and RV but the vinyl siding on their house took a beating. He said their home’s roof was good too, which however was not the case for several local residents.
HOT SPRINGS, SD
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Take a Trip to the ‘Fountain of Youth’ in South Dakota

You might think that the fountain of youth is a myth, but if you look close enough, it can be found right here in the Mount Rushmore State. Certain types of water have been long thought to have healing powers for the human body. And there's one spot in South Dakota where you can see for yourself just how much these mystical waters can help. As long as you're willing to take a plunge.
HOT SPRINGS, SD
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Let’s celebrate America!

It’s often been said that there are many more things that unite us than divide us in America, and never has this been more in evidence than on the annual July 4th holiday when so much patriotism is on display. July 4th marks another milestone in the relatively short history of our great country, the United States of America!
CUSTER, SD
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Arlene Reetz

Arlene Reetz was born Aug. 8, 1940, to Marion and Katherine Hoover in Appleton, Wis. She was the second of six children. Arle grew up outside of Neenah, Wis., on the shores of Lake Winnebago. It was there that she found her passion for the outdoors and animals. She enjoyed swimming, waterskiing, hunting, fishing and raising pheasants. She worked in the family bakery where she developed a love of helping people and conveying love through the expression of food.
CUSTER, SD
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Rounds: Realignment of veterans’ healthcare facilities on hold

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Proposed changes in veterans’ healthcare facilities in South Dakota and elsewhere are on hold for now. Some U.S. senators, including South Dakota’s Mike Rounds (pictured) and John Thune, have agreed to dismantle a commission tasked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out closures, downsizing and other significant changes to medical facilities.
PIERRE, SD
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