About Us

Hill City Prevailer News
The Continuation of The Gate City Guide,
Founded in 1908; The Guide And
The Hill City Prevailer, Founded in 1970; & the Rushmore Press Includes The Western Trader
Published once a week (Wednesday) at Hill City, South Dakota.
P.O.BOX 551, Custer, SD 57730
Periodicals Postage Paid At Custer, S.D.
Physical Location: (333 Main St. #7, Hill City, SD 57745)
Owner: Southern Hills Publishing, Inc.  |  Publisher: Charley Najacht
Editor: Gray Hughes  |  Reporter: Leslie Silverman
Phone: 605-574-2538  |  Fax 605-574-4409  |  Email: [email protected]
Subscription Rates:

Pennington County in South Dakota:

$44 local, $54 out of area, $52 snowbirds.
The Hill City Prevailer-News is the legal newspaper for Pennington County, City of Hill City, Town Of Keystone, Hill City School District, Hill City Fire Protection District & Hill City Ambulance District. Member of South Dakota Newspaper Assoc. & National Newspaper Association.
Hill City Prevailer-News does not endorse, promote or encourage the purchase or sale of any product or service advertised in this paper. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. Hill City Prevailer-News hereby disclaims all liability for any damage suffered as the result of any advertisement in this newspaper. Hill City Prevailer-News reserves the right to refuse any advertising. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law.


The Hill City Prevailer-News welcomes Letters to the Editor. We ask that all letters submitted be limited to 250 words. Letters received that contain more words are subject to editing. Letters must be written in good taste and be void of slanderous statements. All letters must be signed. Views expressed in letters or guest column are not necessarily those of the owners, publishers or staff of the Prevailer. Deadline for publication on Wednesdays of all advertisements, letters to the editor and copy is 5 p.m. on Friday.

Political candidates policy reminder and notice: Each political candidate is given the opportunity to submit or have reported one announcement of the office for which they are running for free, compliments of the Hill City Prevailier-News. They are allowed letters to the editor submitted by other people at $7 per column inch, with a minimum of $14.