The Black Hills are for me

Now that winter has stuck its ugly head out, we can start to see why more people don’t live here maybe. When I first came...

What is going to set your attitude in 2018?

Another year is almost done and many of you, like me, will take a few minutes and look back at 2017 to decide just...

Giving thanks with laughter and tears

Thanksgiving is a time for wonderful food, lots of football on television, board games and quality time with family.  It is an opportunity to...

A man and belief that is revolutionary

This month we will celebrate the birth of a revolutionary. This past year we have seen many take the reputation as being revolutionaries. There...

Making a bid for bathrooms

We have come a long way from the little house out back, yet bathrooms continue to be a basic need for us all, whether...

First memories of Christmas in Keystone

Moving to Keystone and the Black Hills in the early 1980s was like living in a time warp for me after the bustling craziness...

Take a weed-eater to this proposal

Recreation — I have always associated it with doing something active or, at the very least, pursuing some sort of hobby in our leisure...

Yes, you can go back, but it’s not really the same

Next week, about 90 people are expected to show up for Keystone’s all- school reunion. Some will be locals and others will be coming...

Finding Christmas Joy

For many of us the story is familiar.  For others it may introduce us to a new set of characters.  Dr. Luke, the writer of...

Another colorful character gone

When Marlon “Mar” Knutson died a couple of weeks ago, Keystone lost another one of its beloved “colorful” characters. Keystone, from what I can tell,...