A new deputy in town

Hill City has a new sheriff deputy in town. At the last Hill City Common Council meeting on Dec. 10, Deputy Josh Kunde of the...

Meth use reaches crisis level

In 2016, 0.56 percent of the people aged 12 or older used methamphetamine, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. In South...

Hill City schools ace ACT

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect the number of students who took the ACT. Hill City High School has the highest ACT...

New teacher contract creates controversy in Hill City Schools

A new teacher contract approved at the last Hill City Board of Education meeting has left some teachers feeling as if the board did...

Hill City assists in Custer fire

The Hill City Volunteer Fire Department aided in putting out a fire in rural Custer County Sunday night. The call went out at 11:01 p.m. The...

A quest for affordable housing in Hill City

Housing in Hill City can be expensive, so expensive that, according to Chris VanNess, a part of the Hill City Economic Development Corporation, that...

Writing the book on the Centennial Trail

The Centennial Trail is a 111 mile trail running from Bear Butte to Wind Cave National Park. After biking the Mickelson Trail, Cheryl Whetham and...

Mountain lion euthanized in Hill City

A mountain lion was euthanized in Hill City on Nov. 12. The mountain lion was seen around town for several days, said Brett McMacken, Hill...

Sidewalk project set to begin

A much-awaited sidewalk project appears as if it is ready to begin. The project has been submitted to the State of South Dakota Department of...

Hill City honors its veterans

Veterans Day is a day for reflection and appreciation for those who have served. At Hill City High School on Thursday, Lt. Col. George Nichols,...