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New Underwood Deputy, Jeff Jones, has a passion for dance. It’s been a constant throughout his life and it connects him to the youth of his community. The 47 year old family man hails from Salina, Kansas.When Jones was young, good family friends moved to Pierre. He visited in 1988, working at a...
Healthy Hometown Committee, one of the Economic Development Committees created a unique, safe and inclusive Community Garden space for all who live, work and play in Wall, SD.
Wall Drug employee and donuts
by Elizabeth “Liz” Meighen       For the community of Wall and the family of Ted Hustead, an idea coined with the catch phrase—Free Ice Water—enticed travelers to divert from the dry and dusty highway to the family owned drug store located on Main Street. The mere thought of offering weary...
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The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) is proud to announce Ken Charfauros of Wall, SD as its 2019 Prime Promoter. This award recognizes someone who has gone above and beyond promoting beef in the state of South Dakota.Charfauros, owner of Wall Meat Processing provides a service in custom...
Think about the last event you attended. Did you have fun and meet new people? Events connect people to other like-minded individuals who share the same passions as them, and they are an awesome way to celebrate the amazing community we live in. Being involved with our community is all about ...
Dowling Baptist Church, circa 1927
The Dowling Community Church was organized July 19, 1922, by Rev. John Wynn, a cowboy preacher.  Wynn was riding by the Dowling schoolhouse on Roger Williams, his horse.  Stopping at the school he asked Miss Hazel Hines permission to hold meetings in her school room.  Excited by the news, she...
Pictured is photographer Barb Hockenbary. Her and her husband, Jim, own and operate Corky’s Auto Supply in Murdo, SD.
As much as we’d like to be, we can’t be everywhere to capture all of the fun and the memories in our town and surrounding areas. We rely on local photographers, who graciously send their photos in when we cannot attend. This week’s featured photographer is Barbara Hockenbary. Barb provides photos...
The South Dakota Beef Throw Down was new to the Sturgis Rally this year, expanding the beef demand through a continued partnership with the City of Sturgis as the official meat of the 2019 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The venue allowed beef to reach nearly a half million consumers from all of the...


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