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Recount Proves Vote 100 percent Accurate

BELLE FOURCHE- There were two Primary Races recounted in Butte County, District 4 County Commissioner and Precinct 13 Committeewoman. In the District 4 race Terry Batterman kept his one vote lead over Sue Broadhurst, while Kathryn Rhoden won by two votes over her opponent Lori Deighton. The Recount Board was appointed by Judge Day who […]

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Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center holds free Animal Arts and Crafts Class for Rising K-2nd

The Tri-State Museum and Visitor Center will hold a free class for kids in rising K through 2nd grade on Saturday, July 13th from 10 a.m. to noon.  The class is called “Animal Arts and Crafts” and will explore animals through a variety of craft projects.  There will be a film or presentation, a book […]

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July 4th Parade “Throwback Thursday

BELLE FOURCHE—Throwback Thursday is the theme for this year’s 4th of July Parade. (route map is on page C4.). The event kicks off with a B1 Bomber flyover at 10:30 am on July 4.     “So far over 50 entries have been received online,” according to Tessa Eaton, Parade Chairman.      Expect floats decked […]

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Roots Grow Deep and Strong # 10

   Belle Fourche is my favorite place to be in July. Southern France, where I am spending the summer is nice, but I miss the Belle Fourche 4th of July ambience, the sights, sounds and smells.  I miss cotton candy, country music, fresh hay, horses, cowboy boots, rodeo events and all the pageantry. I miss […]

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Full House at Roundup Grounds Ranch Rodeo

A crowd of Rodeo fans were on hand Sunday night fright for the Black Hills Roundup’s Ranch Rodeo. Shown here with hands over hearts for the National Anthem during opening ceremonies at the Roundup grounds. Hunter Anderson Photo

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Black Hills Roundup Celebration Underway

BELLE FOURCHE—The 105th Black Hills Roundup 4th of July Celebration is underway! The action packed salute to Independence Day includes PRCA rodeos, fireworks, music concerts, carnival rides and parade floats. The celebration relies on the community’s help. According to Dallas Conner, Chairman of the Black Hills Roundup Board, “There are over 400 volunteers this year.” […]

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Fred Lamphere and Sheriff’s Department Honored as Parade Grand Marshals

BELLE FOURCHE—The Butte County Sheriff’s Department, headed by longtime Sheriff Fred Lamphere, will serve as Grand Marshals for the Black Hills Roundup Parade this year.      This beloved Fourth of July celebration has been a part of Belle Fourche’s history for more than a hundred years, and the Grand Marshals are a special title […]

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New Commissioner Ready to Go

BELLE FOURCHE-The newest member of the Butte County Commission will take his seat Tuesday, July 2.    Terry Batterman was elected by one vote in his run against Sue Broadhurst. Who is Batterman?    He is a husband, father, and grandfather with a background working with Northwestern Bell (now known as Lumen), where he still […]

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Ready for Fireworks

NEWELL-What could be better than enjoying great fireworks display close to home? The Newell Golf Course will have an outstanding display of fireworks beginning at dusk on July 4. But fireworks will be the culmination of a day filled with fun and games with a Silly Scramble slated for the afternoon. Registration begins at 12:30 […]

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Jim Thompson Inducted into ND Rodeo Hall of Fame

Jim was born September 19. 1947 in Bowman, North Dakota. To Paul and Stella (Burt) Thompson. He grew up in Oregon from 1951-1960 as his dad ranched in Baker, La Grande, and North Powder. During that time Jim was active in 4-H showing the grand champion steer at the Union County Fair twice. The Thompsons […]

West River Walleye Fishermen Take Skills East

Belle Fourche area walleye fishermen transported their angling skills to Lake Oahe this past week. The quartet from left Ray Auer, Kim Smoot, Ron Ensz, and Bill Smoot were able to show some success. The group put nice eating size fish in the boat on days/times it wasn’t raining. Courtesy Photo  

Final Belle Fourche Jackpot

Whitney Fayville guides her big paint horse around the second barrel at the Belle Jackpot Association’s final performance on June 19. She competes in the 0-6 year old division. An awards banquet will be held later in the year with prizes given out for the top six places in all youth events. Longbrake photo The […]

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