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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…
A trail that connects Lead and Deadwood may soon see significant improvements, according to the Black Hills Pioneer. The Homestake Railroad Grade Trail, an old roadbed that was used during…
Sixteen high school students in the Lead-Deadwood School District gained first-hand experience of their local medical field through the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) partnership, reports the Black Hills…
The Lead-Deadwood School District held its first of thirteen meetings to solicit community feedback on proposed facility changes to the school district, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The most recent…
The Main Street Plaza projects in Deadwood are moving forward with the recent approval of up to $2 million in matching funds from the city’s historic preservation commission, reports the Black…
Although revenue from gaming in Deadwood was still down 1.2 percent from March 2016, the decline is slower than in previous months of 2017, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Gamers…
Long-forgotten advertisements, or ghost murals, painted on Deadwood’s historic buildings will soon be eligible for historic preservation funds, according to the Black Hills Pioneer. The first project to be tackled…
The Deadwood-Lead Economic Development Corporation hosted a public forum last week to solicit feedback from community members on what can be done to attract individuals to the area, reports the…
The Deadwood Historic Preservation Committee approved a $2 million commitment toward the development a Main Street square in Deadwood, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The decision followed an hour-long discussion…
Voters in Deadwood chose to keep incumbent David Ruth Jr., and elected Charlie Struble, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Struble filled the city commission seat previously held by Jim Van…
In April 1910, former President Theodore Roosevelt invited his friend Seth Bullock to visit him in London, England. In his autobiography, Roosevelt recalled their first meeting, in which Bullock was…
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