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The Deadwood City Commission approved a 2018 budget of $16.3 million, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The Fiscal Year 2018 budget marks a $2.3 million decrease following the completion of…
Deadwood City Commissioners are currently looking into tax incentives to spark economic development in the city, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. At a recent city commission meeting, commissioners discussed the…
Revenue and enrollment numbers have been declining for the Lead-Deadwood School District, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The decline in revenue for the locally-funded district is largely due to a…
Deadwood’s casinos saw an uptick in revenue last month, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. In July 2017, just over $106 million was played on machines and tables in the city,…
An opening ceremony for the completion of a hiking trail that connects Deadwood and Lead will be held on September 9, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The trail begins in…
The Deadwood City COmmission recently approved an increase of $600,000 in tax incremental financing to the Cadillac Jack’s expansion project, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The increase in financial support…
Several improvement projects are taking place at Lead-Deadwood schools this summer, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The total cost of the renovation projects totals approximately $213,000. The Lead-Deadwood High School received…
While few Americans would recognize the name Martha Cannary, the name Calamity Jane brings images of the Wild West into the minds of many. Calamity was a woman of the…
High school students in the Lead-Deadwood School District can now take an ACT preparation course at a reduced rate, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The reduced rate is offered by…
The cost of breakfast and lunch at Lead-Deadwood Schools are slated to increase by 10 to 20 cents for the upcoming school year, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The cost…
Beginning next month, Prairie Hills Transit will no longer provide in-town transit in Deadwood, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Tom Kruzel, Director of Deadwood’s Transportation, Facilities and Safety indicated that…
The Lead-Deadwood School Board recently approved $5.3 million in renovations to its elementary and high schools, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The district has faced steady declines in enrollment, and…
The Deadwood City Commission recently created a resolution pertaining to drone operations within city limits, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Kelly Fuller, the Deadwood Police Chief and Safety Committee Chair…
With ample “Old West” buildings and a storied history, the City of Deadwood was officially designated as a National Historic Landmark on July 4, 1961. Deadwood is one of sixteen…
The Lead-Deadwood School District has proposed a $12.8 million budget for the 2018 fiscal year, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Nearly $1.6 million from the $3.9 million general and pension…
In May, slot machines in Deadwood posted increased numbers when compared to May 2016, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. According to data from the South Dakota Gaming Commission, machine and…
A recent request for the City of Deadwood  to purchase land to develop green space was recently denied city commission, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The land is currently held…
On June 15, a grand opening was held for the Deadwood Welcome Center, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Local and state dignitaries attended the event and noted the center’s potential…
In June 1905, the mayor of Deadwood and Lawrence County officials announced a gambling in Deadwood that would take effect in July, as reported by the New York Times. As…
Last Wednesday, Freemasons celebrated the placement of a new marker and interpretive panel at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Deadwood that provides information on the Celestial Lodge found in the Masonic…
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