Black Hills National Cemetery To Get Additional Land

Jan 2, 2018 |
Black Hills National Cemetery To Get Additional Land

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that significantly expands the Black Hills National Cemetery.
About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be transferred to the 107-acre national cemetery. The additional land is northwest of the current cemetery along Interstate 90 near Sturgis.
About 28,600 veterans and their loved ones are buried at the cemetery which opened in 1948. The cemetery’s assistant director Jerome Smith said that 903 people were buried in fiscal 2
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Broken Pipe Causes Minor Flooding At Mitchell Arts Center

A broken sprinkler system pipe caused minor flooding at the Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center on New Year’s Day.
Fire Department Battalion Chief Ben Vanden Hoek said that everyone inside left the building, and the sprinkler system was shut off. There was no fire, Vanden Hoek said a system malfunction likely caused the pipe to break.
Mitchell Technology and School Security Director Dan Muck said damage was concentrated to only a small part of the building, and he doesn’t expect a len
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