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Diggers to celebrate Lead-Deadwood High School building's 75th birthday  Black Hills Pioneer

LEAD — “It's such a grand building,” said 75th Celebration committee member Lori Aberle.

Jones, William 'Bill'  Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY | William “Bill” Jones, 75, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Rapid City Regional Health Home Plus Hospice.

Dave Ruth: Blackjack by day, mayor all the time  Rapid City Journal

A lifelong resident of Deadwood, Dave Ruth graduated from Lead High School and served in the U.S. Army as a Korean linguist for three years. After being ...

Goff, Patricia 'Pat'  Rapid City Journal

STURGIS | Pat, the daughter of James Dunn and Christine (Slaight) Dunn, was born July 26, 1941, in Sturgis. Pat attended school in Plainview and Sturgis, ...

Kathleen 'Kathy' Kay Culver, 59 | Obituaries  Black Hills Pioneer

Kathleen “Kathy” Kay Culver, 59, Spearfish, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Spearfish Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb.

Deadwood Historic Preservation announces 2018 Wall of Fame recipients  Black Hills Pioneer

DEADWOOD — Wednesday, the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission honored the memory of two historic figures integral to the development of ...

Tributes honor longtime legislator Jim Dunn of Lead, who died at 89  Rapid City Journal

LEAD | There are those among us whose genuine interest in others, and a lifetime of work to improve the lots of those less-fortunate, will linger long past their ...

Dr. Ben R. Stone, III, Ph.D. | Obituaries  Black Hills Pioneer

Ben R. Stone, III, made his debut at St. Joseph's Hospital in Deadwood, on March 13 1937. His arrival was eagerly awaited by his parents, Veronica and Ben R.


The first snow of the 2018-2019 season fell over the Black Hills Friday morning.

Wells, Mark | Obituaries |  Rapid City Journal

BISMARCK, ND | Mark Wells died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at the Sanford Hospital due to complications from surgery for a tumor which was diagnosed as ...

A 'lifer' | Local News  Black Hills Pioneer

DEADWOOD — Ninety-one-year-old World War II veteran Ki Caserio of Lead is quick to say he didn't see any action during his years of *service*. But what he ...

Ommen, Daniel Martin  Rapid City Journal

Nov. 22, 1963 — Feb. 5, 2014. RIDGECREST, Calif. | We've lost the brightest light in our family. Daniel Martin Ommen passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 ...

Silverado-Franklin: Always changing since 1903  Rapid City Journal

Some say the only constant is change, and for the Silverado-Franklin Historic Gaming Complex, those words continue to echo down Deadwood's Main Street.

Iverson, William 'Bill' Ray  Rapid City Journal

William “Bill” Ray Iverson. BLACK HAWK | William “Bill” Ray Iverson, 72, Black Hawk, died Sunday, November 1, 2015, peacefully with his family by his side after ...

Lester's powerlifting a showcase of strength  Rapid City Journal

DEADWOOD — Whether in sports or in other pursuits, stars are rarely born overnight. Kayla Lester may be an exception, having literally burst onto the national ...

SBHS to host 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony  Rapid City Journal

The 2014 Sturgis Brown High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony for this year's class of honorees will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at halftime of the ...

Mann, oh Mann: Rapid City lobbyist Larry Mann takes on hot-potato topics in Pierre  Rapid City Journal

Larry Mann has never been one to run from a fight. Which is good, because his work as a lobbyist in the state Legislature for clients that include oil companies, ...

Deadwood History’s Carolyn Weber still gets a rush out of the Black Hills gold rush  Rapid City Journal

Nearly a dozen years ago, Carolyn Weber joined the staff of Deadwood History Inc., as an archivist charged with organizing the vast Homestake Mining Co.

Veteran Black Hills journalist Pat Dobbs found dead  Rapid City Journal

Longtime Black Hills journalist Patrick Dobbs was found dead on Tuesday afternoon by Pennington County authorities.

LaVaughn Ernestine Storsve | Obituaries  Black Hills Pioneer

LaVaughn Ernestine Storsve died on Jan. 16, 2018, in Columbus Care and Rehabilitation Center, Columbus, Neb. She was 96. Born on Sept. 22, 1921, in Lead, ...

SBHS Career Fair draws more than 700 students  Rapid City Journal

The ninth annual Sturgis Brown High School Career Fair was held this week with 152 people representing 95 career fields in attendance to answer questions ...

Gengler, Ronald  Rapid City Journal

SPEARFISH | The Spirit of Ronald Gengler, 82, left his earthly body June 17, 2014. He was born April 29, 1932, at home in Lead, to Rose (Carroll) and Joseph ...

Dean Orlin Torgrude | Obituaries  Black Hills Pioneer

Dean Orlin Torgrude passed away Aug. 30, 2017, in Federal Way, Wash. He was born June 29, 1948, to Melvin and Dorothy Torgrude in Deadwood. Dean grew ...

Eva Palmer, 90 | Obituaries  Black Hills Pioneer

Eva Palmer, 90, a life-long resident of Lead, died July 22, 2015, at the Lead-Deadwood Regional Hospital. Eva was the first child born to Joseph and Emma ...

Roland Maynard suffered from severe depression, until a new treatment saved him  Rapid City Journal

Just two years removed from an attempt to end his own life, Roland “Rollie” Maynard is celebrating a rebirth — a true rebound from the darkness of severe ...

The Fives: Why the media misses Bill Janklow and five of his most controversial legacies  Rapid City Journal

I was a junior in high school the first time I saw Bill Janklow in person. He was speaking at Boys State and he gave one of those classic Janklow.

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