Three fire districts to be combined

For the new year, the Keystone, Hayward and Hermosa fire departments will combine to form the Battle Creek Fire Protection District in a move...

Financial woes discussed at meeting

Organizational changes are being made and all types of cost efficiencies are being looked at in the Hill City school district. This includes but...

Sheriff’s Office and FBI investigate death near Mt. Rushmore

A body was found at the base of a rock structure at Mount Rushmore National Memorial on the morning of July 20. Sgt. Ed Schulz...

Businesses oppose building’s construction

  The furnace was out at city hall, but people who packed the council chamber for the city council meeting on Monday night generated their...

Three fires ignite near Hill City

  Three fires ignited across the Hill City area over the weekend but only about three acres were burned due to efficient responses from area...

Firefighters contain building fire quickly

A metal building at the the south end of the Pactola Pines Marina has been destroyed due to a fire. One person was injured...

School district budget to be restructured

At the Dec. 11 school board meeting, superintendent Mike Hanson said there are some challenges budget wise and enrollment wise. In his presentation on...

Battle Royal set to return

  Though the Battle Royal car show was just held in Hill City on Sunday, Sept. 18, event organizer Zachary Johnson of Rapid City is...

Two vie for mayor

  For the election on June 6, two candidates will vie for the Hill City mayoral seat vacated by the passing of mayor Dave Gray. Former...

Restoring a building to it’s original state

Joe and Kayleen Caruso are on a mission. They are trying to restore the Kennedy House to it’s original state. The Kennedy House is...