Destruction Empties Sign Budget

BELLE FOURCHE-Highway Superintendent Duane Heidrich put it simply when he said that the damage done to the county’s road signage has emptied the sign budget during his report to the Butte County Commissioners April 16. “It’s gone,” he said. And now all they can do is fix and not replace the signs. He went on […]

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Theater is alive and well in Belle Fourche

 Theater is alive and well in Belle Fourche and has been since the town was founded in 1903. Of course, drama and theater go together, and it seems both are here to stay. “Mystery at Max’s” provided plenty of each.    The two performances at the Tri-State Museum on Friday and Saturday well attended and […]

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Dr. Julie Hatling Principal of the Year

   Even on the coldest of winter days, the school day at South Park Elementary in Belle Fourche begins with warmth. It’s a good beginning. Principal, Dr Julie Hatling makes sure of that. She and staff members greet the children as they file into the building’s sunny front entrance.    Children arrive by bus, some […]

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Pastor’s Perspective

This Another Perspective is from the archives of Foursquare Pastor,  the late Dr. Jack Hayford “ I don’t know anything about watches or clocks.”     I don’t know anything about watches or clocks.      I’m even mystified by the mechanics I have to go through on a thirty-day month to get my stem-wound […]

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Where the Eclipse was Total

 In 2015 I had read an article about the Total Eclipse of the moon happening in the United States on April 8, 2024.   In looking at parts of the country it would be total I had seen on the map that it went through Columbus, Indiana.   Our friends, Mike and Judy Manna who were […]

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BFHS Track

Jazlyn Olson finishing the 100 meter dash Kash Le Lacheur finishing the 100 meter dash Reese Larson and Mataya Ward in the   400 meter race.  Gavin Pearson in the 400 meter run   Kyren Nulle hands off to Gavin Pearson  in 4×100 Meter Relay Harley Rivera hands off to Lennon  Clarkson in the 4×8 Justus […]

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Freaky Friday

An impressive, versatile set and a clever, poignant story made the BFHS Freaky Friday musical an audience favorite. Seniors Rose Sprigler and Nyomi Woltkamp brought the mother-daughter switcheroo conflict to life with beautiful vocals. Courtesy Photo

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Favorable Report for City Water

NEWELL-The City of Newell monitored local drinking water for possible contaminants during 2023. The report presented to the town’s commissioners was a snapshot of the water quality. There are 615 customers served with the town’s water source using an average of 70,000 gallons of water per day. The water is groundwater that is produced through […]

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