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Incumbent Jerry Davidson defeated challenger Dale O’Dea in the Whitewood Ward 3 City Council race, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Davidson earned 50 votes over O’Dea’s 30 in the city…
Residents of Whitewood will cast their votes for a Ward 3 Council representative on April 11, reports the Black Hills Pioneer.  The Black Hills Pioneer presented the candidates, Jerry Davidson…
Individuals who utilize the Whitewood Water System will see an increase in their monthly rate, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Households within city limits will pay $23.00 per month for…
A proposed 192-acre quarry narrowly approved by the Lawrence County Commission will be referred to voters if quarry opponents fulfill their vow to fight on, according to a Rapid City…
The Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley Railroad extended its line north from Rapid City in 1887, making Whitewood the end of the line. The railroad bypassed well-established Crook City. Many who bought Whitewood…
Tuesday proved to be a busy election day for Black Hills communities. Contested local government races included regional mayoral, city council, school board, and board of trustee elections. Cities that…
A bridge at Whitewood that provides the only access to some businesses will not be able to handle the many semi trucks that drive over it each day, the Black…
A subsidiary of MDU is expanding a pipeline in the Northern Hills region in order to build in redundancy and handle extra capacity in the future, the Black Hills Pioneer…
Canadian corporation hopes to find gold in old mine tailings. Flume trail near Sheridan Lake. Main Image Credit: farm4.staticflickr.com Whitewood Creek, once a Superfund site due to polluted waters, is…
Four high school seniors received $1,000 awards after writing essays.   The Whitewood 8-10 Community Club raises scholarship funds through the annual Festival of Trees and donations, reports the Black…
The Northern Hills Patriots ask Whitewood City Council to reject 'Agenda 21.' The Whitewood City Council did not take immediate action on a resolution proposed by Northern Hills Patriots member…
April 2nd official start date for new police chief. The Whitewood City Council approved the appointment of a new police chief at its regular meeting Monday night. Randy Millburn, 47,…
Information on population, jobs, income, poverty, race, and age about your community can be hard to find all in one place. With the help of our sister site, the South Dakota…
The recently rejuvenated Whitewood Chamber of Commerce promotes the community as an attractive, centrally-located Black Hills residential option. With more than 70 members, the chamber also coordinates annual community celebrations and advances…
Whitewood Public Health Lawrence County, where Whitewood is located, ranks 39th out of 60 South Dakota counties in South Dakota for overall health outcomes in 2017. This data is compiled as part of…
On Thanksgiving Day in 1887, the Pioneer Townsite Company made available Whitewood’s first business and residential lots. The Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley railroad extended its line north from Rapid…
Whitewood was incorporated as a city in 1888, about six months after the first homes and businesses were built – or were relocated by mule from Crook City.  Today Whitewood…

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